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  5. Jorge Hernández de la Garza
  6. 2015
  7. Amsterdam Building / Jorge Hernández de la Garza

Amsterdam Building / Jorge Hernández de la Garza

  • 13:00 - 29 August, 2015
Amsterdam Building / Jorge Hernández de la Garza
Amsterdam Building / Jorge Hernández de la Garza, Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza
Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza

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  • Interior Design

    Jorge Hernández de la Garza, Victoria Montoya
  • Construction

    Grupo Desarrollador FG2
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Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza
Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza

Text description provided by the architects. The Amsterdam building is located in the Colonia Condesa which has met since its inception in the early 30s 20'sy notable examples of Art Deco architecture.

Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza
Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza

This apartment building seeks to integrate with contemporary language to the context. Concrete apparent in its facade integrates color range of Art Deco buildings in the area.

Fifth Floor Plan
Fifth Floor Plan
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Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza
Sixth floor Plan
Sixth floor Plan

Its height is consistent with the architecture of the area and its terraces resemble the terraces proposed by the buildings of the early century. On the terraces few planters were proposed which over time integrate the building with the nature of its environment.

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Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza

The formal proposal of building "L" allowed the location of some departments at the rear of the property overlooking Amsterdam.

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Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza

The project is part of the heritage conservation to preserve the architectural heritage  of existing façade of the original house giving life in that space to a Ice-cream store  Nomad which is part of the gourmet life in the area.

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Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Amsterdam Building / Jorge Hernández de la Garza" 29 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/772654/amsterdam-building-jorge-hernandez-de-la-garza/> ISSN 0719-8884