The project is born with the intention of creating a multidisciplinary cultural forum in which Jazz is the main exponent. The building is located on Puerto Vallarta’s “Malecón” (boardwalk); it is built above an existing commercial building, giving the project a great ocean view. The access to The Jazz Foundation is on Morelos Street (perpendicular to “Malecón”) through a large wooden door that leads to a staircase that is contained in a double-height space full of natural light coming through a glass dome. The building façade is constructed with a concrete lattice that allows the flow of air and lets light in from the outside during the day, and works as a large light box at night. Openings are created in the façade to frame exterior views. The project is built with a light metal structure that holds the wooden roof, where the electrical and sound installations are visible, allowing the space to change and adapt to different events, performances and concerts.
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