Tercio Winery / Sebastian Mariscal Studio

Architect: Sebastian Mariscal Studio
Location: Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California,
Designer & Builder: Sebastian Mariscal Studio
Design Team: Dominique Houriet & Sebastian Mariscal
Structural Engineering: Omar Mobayed
Area: 278 sqm
Project year: 2007
Photographs: Hisao Suzuki

Amidst the olive trees and vineyards of Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico, Tercio is located adjacent to the previously completed project: Casa en el Valle de Guadalupe. Perpendicular to each other, the buildings form a dialogue by opening to a common plaza. Acting as another layer of the landscape, the responds to the rising volumes of the surrounding mountains.

floor plan + section

Inspired by the owner’s wine recipe (1/3 Cabernet, 1/3 Barbera, 1/3 Petit Syrah), the linear design of this “wine lab” is comprised of three main spaces that open completely to the outside and bring natural ventilation into the building. The materiality of the structure ref lects the rough yet sophisticated process of wine production. The corten steel exterior and the white acrylic interior skin contrast the raw natural environment with the refined end product.

Cite: "Tercio Winery / Sebastian Mariscal Studio" 25 Jun 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed 01 Sep 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=26413>

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    I personally love the work of Sebastian Mariscal and glad to see his work getting represented here on Archdaily. Always so elegant.

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    I personally love the work of Sebastian Mariscal and I’m glad to see his work getting represented here on Archdaily. Always so elegant.

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    This is definately no quaint Tuscan style villa that cheesy couples vaction to for their honeymoon.

    I like the clarity of the cant. overhang.

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