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CB 30 / Dellekamp arquitectos + Juan Pablo Maza

  • 01:00 - 4 December, 2008
CB 30 / Dellekamp arquitectos + Juan Pablo Maza
CB 30 / Dellekamp arquitectos  + Juan Pablo Maza

CB 30 / Dellekamp arquitectos  + Juan Pablo Maza CB 30 / Dellekamp arquitectos  + Juan Pablo Maza CB 30 / Dellekamp arquitectos  + Juan Pablo Maza CB 30 / Dellekamp arquitectos  + Juan Pablo Maza +13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Polanco, Miguel Hidalgo, 11550 Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
  • Architects

    Dellekamp arquitectos + Juan Pablo Maza
  • Project Leader

    Juan Pablo Maza
  • Project Team

    Aisha Ballesteros, Aline Wallach, Arais Reyes, Sandra Ortiz, Verónica Alatorre
  • Program

    Apartment Building
  • Project Year


From the architect. This building has 3 apartments looking onto the street as well as a 2-story house in the back that looks into an interior patio. The public areas are contained in a single space looking out to the street or into the interior void. There is a spectacular tree in front of the building, and a view to the park of Polanco. These conditions became the central design objective, as we wanted to flood the interior out to the street and the park. Therefore the facade responds to the principle of eliminating obstructions between the inside and outside, generating openness and continuity.

Working with structural geometry, we managed to support the 15 m. span in a slab of 40 cm. with no columns that would interfere with the view; we then sharpened the floor slabs and walls to the minimum, hiding their edges in the facade.

The private areas are separated from the open public area by sliding doors to allow flexibility to integrate or contain these spaces.

The roof top is a garden that interweaves with the reflected vegetation on the glass-enclosed container.

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Taegu.Kwon ??? · April 17, 2011
Christoph Kapeller · October 01, 2010

Interesting Housing Project by Dellekamp+Juan Pablo Maza in Mexico

james · December 08, 2008

It looks amazing but i agree, furnished it would be that much better, and as for the privacy element? perhaps electronic blinds as they have in Japanese hotels! they could come across at night and be remote controlled.

tres chic

George · December 06, 2008

wow...its really striking...

I'd also like to give some props for the use of the porsche 944 in section bb...a classic selection...

Rahul · December 05, 2008

i think the glass / curtain wall is going beyond the roof level and is acting as parapet. This is visible at the orthogonal junction (corner)

dava22 · December 05, 2008

i can't see any protection from falling down trough windows. anyhow the building is smply and beautiful

JDR · December 05, 2008

Luckily the project is surrounded by large trees, if not, there would be indeed an energy-issue. But apart from that, i think it's a consistent piece of architecture. But a little too soft for me...

Contemporary Art · December 05, 2008

This looks lovely. I especially like the long hinged windows and the courtyard. This really emphasizes for me personally how much I prefer furnished documentation. I'm sure for architects it's helpful to have the building clear, but it's much easier to imagine oneself living in these spaces when they include furniture and plants and so on.

Benjamin · December 05, 2008

i'm sure your right... not to mention privacy ???

Chicago G · December 05, 2008

simple and impressive. However the glass looks really transparent. i am wondering what is the U value of it? wont it cause too much heat gain and loss?


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