Wabi House / Tadao Ando Architect and Associates

Wabi House / Tadao Ando Architect and Associates

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Puerto Escondido, Mexico
  • 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
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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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"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.

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