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Temistocles 12 / JSª

  • 00:00 - 3 July, 2008
Temistocles 12 / JSª
Temistocles 12 / JSª

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  • Architects

    JSª: Javier Sánchez - Juan Soler, Diana Elizalde, Angelica Soberanes, Enrique Salazar, Ana Luna, Alejandro Ita
  • Location

    Temístocles 12, Polanco, Miguel Hidalgo, 11550 Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
  • Category

  • Structure & Services

    Hector Margain, Fernando Valdivia
  • Architectural Supervision

    Mariana Ugalde
  • Technical Supervision

    Hugo Mendoza
  • Contractor

    Ménsula México S.A. de C.V.
  • Client

    Grupo Pegaso
  • Number Of Units

    9 apartments
  • Average Area

    150 sqm
  • Area

    1892.0 m2
  • Project Year


Text description provided by the architects. Temistocles 12 is a building on a rectangular-shaped property, like many others in Polanco. However, the way in which it is set on the property is the result of a structural analysis which allowed us to avoid the use of intermediate columns, and gave us great freedom in the interior distribution. 

A cube providing lighting and ventilation in the center is also used for stairs that go up the five levels, and reach the eight apartments and pent-house on the top level.

Four concrete walls go through the building; they become thinner toward the street, forming two volumes which make up the façade. All the apartments have an irregular terrace to the front, accentuating the verticality of the walls and the depth of the facade. 

A large tree, which covers the west facade, plus the wide range of apparent materials result in a building with character.

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Cite: "Temistocles 12 / JSª" 03 Jul 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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