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Wabi House / Tadao Ando Architect and Associates

  • 13:00 - 30 May, 2016
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Wabi House / Tadao Ando Architect and Associates
Wabi House / Tadao Ando Architect and Associates, © Edmund Sumner
© Edmund Sumner

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Puerto Escondido, Mexico
  • Local Architect

    J. Alfonso Quiñones, Joaquin Castillo
  • TAAA Team

    Alex Iida
  • BAAQ Team

    Luis Muñoz, Daniel Barragan, Guillermo Mauricio, David Serrano, Angeles Rubio, Alfredo Nader, Alejandro Nuñez, Emiliano Aivar, Inca Hernandez, Isabel Bezies, Alfonso Sodi
  • Site Area

    250000 sqm
  • Photographs

  • Interiors

    DECADA / Lucia Corredor
  • Construction

    Silvestre Vega, Hermelindo Dominguez, Jose Ramirez
  • Advisors

    Juan Sodi, Salvador Diaz de Leon, Victor Raygoza
  • Structural Design

    IESSA / Javier Ribe, Alfredo Adame
  • Ironworks

    Enedino Barragan
  • Building Services

    Miguel Angel Dorantes, Sergio Vega, Antonio Esparza
  • Palapas

    Alejandro Sanjines
  • Framing

    Javier Gomez, Ruben Dario, Josue Vazquez
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Edmund Sumner
© Edmund Sumner

Text description provided by the architects. Wabi House is a project by architect Tadao Ando, where BAAQ' collaborated as associate architect on the development of the executive project and construction coordination.

© Edmund Sumner
© Edmund Sumner
Plan
Plan
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© Edmund Sumner

It is located on the coast of Oaxaca 30 minutes from the city of Puerto Escondido on a site of 25 hectares.

© Edmund Sumner
© Edmund Sumner

Wabi House is a foundation created by the artist Bosco Sodi which aims to promote the exchange of ideas between artists of various disciplines and local communities.

Section
Section
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© Edmund Sumner

All spaces in Wabi House have been designed to accentuate the landscape of the area. Facilities include six private bedrooms, two shared studies, a multipurpose room, a screening room, an exhibition gallery, a sculpture garden and multiple recreational areas.

© Edmund Sumner
© Edmund Sumner

"Wabi" is derived from the Japanese wabi sabi, a concept designating an aesthetic ideal or way of life that finds beauty in imperfection, impermanence, accident and depth of nature.

Diagram
Diagram
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© Edmund Sumner
© Edmund Sumner
© Edmund Sumner

The entire project was built in exposed concrete under architect Tadao Ando's quality guidelines and traditional palapas from the coast.

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© Edmund Sumner

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Cite: "Wabi House / Tadao Ando Architect and Associates" [Casa Wabi / Tadao Ando Architect and Associates] 30 May 2016. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/788480/wabi-house-tadao-ando-architect-and-associates/> ISSN 0719-8884
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