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  7. Durango 133 / JSa

Durango 133 / JSa

  • 11:00 - 26 April, 2016
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Durango 133 / JSa
Durango 133 / JSa, © LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo
© LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo

© LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo © LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo © LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo © LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo + 10

  • Architects

  • Location

    6a.Calle de Durango 133, Roma Nte., 06700 Mexico City, Mexico
  • Architectural Design

    Javier Sánchez + Juan Reyes
  • Design Team

    JSa / Sofía Villareal
  • Project Area

    4205.2 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

  • Real estate development

    Javier Sánchez, Santiago Sanchez, Alvaro Becker, Julio Marcé
  • Structures

    Oscar Trejo
  • Building Services

  • 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
  • More Specs Less Specs
© LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo
© LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo

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.

© LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo
© LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo

The building consists of 4 floors with 18 duplex units to the street and 4 internal single-floor apartments.

© LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo
© LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo

The exterior units are designed as a combination of two typologies that are typical in the neighborhood.

© LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo
© LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo

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.

Grounnd and First Floor
Grounnd and First Floor

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.

© LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo
© LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo

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Cite: "Durango 133 / JSa" [Durango 133 / JSa] 26 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884