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  5. Elías Rizo Arquitectos
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  7. Punto Surf / Elías Rizo Arquitectos

Punto Surf / Elías Rizo Arquitectos

  • 01:00 - 27 February, 2014
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Punto Surf / Elías Rizo Arquitectos
Punto Surf / Elías Rizo Arquitectos, © Marcos García
© Marcos García

© Marcos García © Marcos García © Marcos García © Marcos García + 19

  • Collaborators

    Jenny Mora, Paola Hernández, Alma Osnaya, Jenny Camarena, Gabriela Chávez, Roberto Contreras, Rigo González, Andrea Zuñiga, Daniela Valdez, Maripily Roel, Diana Reséndiz, Rodrigo Ortega
  • Construction

    César Cervantes López
  • Lighting

    Construlita
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© Marcos García
© Marcos García

Text description provided by the architects. The project arises from the idea of ​​creating a building with a removable metal frame capable of holding an artificial wave machine for surfing, complemented by an architectural program consisting of: bathrooms / dressing rooms, restaurant / bar and administrative area, which revolve around the main attraction. The project is located in a commercial area to the west of the city of Guadalajara.

Punto Surf / Elías Rizo Arquitectos, © Marcos García
© Marcos García

The ground floor contains: access, reception, bathrooms / dressing rooms, seating area and wave machine. Upstairs there are: the administrative area, bar and restaurant. All areas have large windows to observe the activities in the wave machine. All interior spaces of the building happen around the main attraction, which is visible from most points. To provide natural lighting, the project has an interior courtyard, also visible from anywhere. The main space of the wave machine is a double height space and also has a retractable roof that simulates surfing outdoors.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Punto Surf / Elías Rizo Arquitectos" [Punto Surf / Elías Rizo Arquitectos] 27 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/480271/surf-point-elias-rizo-arquitectos/> ISSN 0719-8884