Cacamatzin 34 / tallerdea

Cacamatzin 34 / tallerdea

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Ciudad de México, Mexico
  • Architects: tallerdea
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  3268
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2012
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  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Cemex, Colorines, Comex, Cuprum, Interceramic, Novaceramic
  • Architects In Charge: René Caro, Jesús López
  • Project Team: Héctor López, Antonio Rivas, Paloma Morales
  • Client: Desarrolladora Inmobiliaria WELT
  • City: Ciudad de México
  • Country: Mexico
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Text description provided by the architects. Located a few meters from the ancient Calzada México-Tacuba, in a traditional neighborhood known long ago as Barrio de Santa Julia. Cacamatzin 34 was inserted in a very complex urban context, containing many examples of eclectic 19th century villas and early-20th century vecindades (social housing). We developed a new model for the insertion of social housing into urban heritage value areas.


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This new model is based on a strategy of acknowledgement and recycling the place pre-existences and the heritage of the neighborhood. On the site were found original vestiges of an old 19th century villa and a couple of superb trees -a walnut and an ash tree-.

Cacamatzin 34 / tallerdea - Chair
© Moritz Bernoully

Those trees were part of the original garden of the villa -soon after we visited the place we decided to keep everything- The design strategy was solved with a central patio to embrace the trees, achieving to tense and join the street, the villa and the 40 apartments that integrate the housing complex altogether.


The result: a friendly, diverse and wide open space that is now used by the inhabitants of the building as a place for gathering and coexistence.

Cacamatzin 34 / tallerdea - Windows
© Onnis Luque

The project explores and includes diverse housing typologies, from 45 to 65 sq meters, in one or two floors, all the typologies combine double height spaces, patios, terraces and balconies. This helps to diversify the supply for different users and above all, it provides the possibilities for the house to adapt and grow according to the users’needs.

Cacamatzin 34 / tallerdea - Windows, Facade, Courtyard
© Moritz Bernoully

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Address:Calle Cacamatzin 34, Tlaxpana, 11370 Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico

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Cite: "Cacamatzin 34 / tallerdea" 26 Nov 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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Cacamatzin 34号公寓,整合多种房屋类型 / tallerdea

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