- Year: 2015
Photographs:LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo
Architectural Design: Javier Sánchez + Juan Reyes
- Real Estate Development: Javier Sánchez, Santiago Sanchez, Alvaro Becker, Julio Marcé
- Structures: Oscar Trejo
- Building Services: IESH
- Construction: Edificación y Diseños S.A. (EDISA)
- Site Management: Alfonso Rodríguez + Armando Urbina
- Project Management: Julio Marce + Gabriel Espinosa
- Site Direction: Gabriel Espinosa, Alonso Pérez, Carlos Chauca, Roberto Ramírez
- Activities: Real estate development, architectural project, site management, sales
- Total Number Of Units: 22 units
- Apartment Area (Average): from 67 m2 to 168 m2
- Floors: 4 floors + half basement
- Design Team: JSa / Sofía Villareal
- City: Ciudad de México
- Country: Mexico
Text description provided by the architects. Durango 133 is an exercise on the insertion of a contemporary project at the corner of Durango and Tonala streets, one of the few vacant lots within the historic fabric of the Roma Norte district of Mexico City.
The building is located in a site of atypical dimensions for the area (63m on the facade and a total of 1,100 m2) which borders historic buildings of artistic value within the Heritage Conservation areas of the city.
The building consists of 4 floors with 18 duplex units to the street and 4 internal single-floor apartments.
The exterior units are designed as a combination of two typologies that are typical in the neighborhood.
In the first 2 levels, we propose a series of terraced houses with individual entrances from the street. The ground floor is raised half a level on the sidewalk to protect the privacy of the homes and their relationship with pedestrians and the street.
Over these houses there are duplex apartments that borrow the concept of elevated open street, typical of the neighboring buildings from the early twentieth century.