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  6. SOGA - Sounds of Gaia / casaPública

SOGA - Sounds of Gaia / casaPública

  • 01:00 - 21 November, 2013
SOGA - Sounds of Gaia / casaPública
SOGA - Sounds of Gaia / casaPública, © Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

© Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo +52

  • Architects

  • Location

    Jiutepec, Morelos, Mexico
  • Architect in Charge

    Pamela Moreno Caballero, Patricio Guerrero
  • Area

    1500.0 sqm
  • Photographs

  • Collaborators

    Jair Valdez, Amaury Sentíes, Geovanna Preciado, Fernando Resendiz, Sebastián Gnaedig, Ernesto Escudero, Jessica Arias, Ernesto Rivera,Paolo González, Lorena Ruiz, Alejandra Hernández, Anna Salcedo, Rodrigo Durán
  • Planning

    PCC Construcción
  • Structure

    MONCAD, DAE
  • More SpecsLess Specs
© Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

From the architect. SOGA, Sounds of Gaia, is a sound healing center located in Jiutepec, Morelos, Mexico. It accommodates, in a 3,000 sq. m. plot and 1,500 sq. m. construction, an ecumenical forum / temple dedicated to sound, a professional sound recording studio, an outdoors forum, therapy rooms, coffee shop, store, offices and sleeping rooms.

© Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

One of the client’s desires for the conceptual design was that the figures and location of elements were to interpretate and use sacred geometry, alignment to constellations and stars, numbers and energetic centers, as well as universal accessibility and a high sustainable goals.

© Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

It’s architecture accomplishes an integrated design creating a scheme that searches a good solar and wind passive design and performance and optimizes functionality.

© Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

The project has a selection of local material with an earthly character, balanced with nature and respect for the environment.

© Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

The landscape was design with local endemic plants, including a productive garden which will supply the coffee shop. It also has a greeroofing that helps regulate temperature.

© Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

We added renewable technologies to water and electricity management. Water: low consumption devices, rain harvesting, reuse, filters and water treatment plants. Energy: low consumption, natural lighting and solar photovoltaic panels and solar water heating.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "SOGA - Sounds of Gaia / casaPública" 21 Nov 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/450039/soga-sounds-of-gaia-casapublica/>
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