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Local / MRD Arquitectos

19:00 - 3 November, 2018
Local / MRD Arquitectos, © Onnis Luque
© Onnis Luque

© Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque + 9

  • Architects

  • Location

    Plaza Manuel Tolsá, Calle de Tacuba 8, Centro Histórico, Centro, 06000 Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico
  • Area

    105.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photography

    Onnis Luque

AP House / ELÍAS RIZO ARQUITECTOS

13:00 - 21 October, 2018
AP House / ELÍAS RIZO ARQUITECTOS, © Onnis Luque
© Onnis Luque

© Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque + 23

School Architecture: 70 Examples in Plan and Section

12:00 - 14 October, 2018
School Architecture: 70 Examples in Plan and Section

For architects, schools are often complex structures to design. They must provide a variety of spaces for education, and also consider sports and recreational activities. But beyond its size or surface, the greatest challenge is to design an area that fosters a positive pedagogical environment for children. Below, a selection of 70 school projects with their drawings to inspire your proposals for learning campuses.

Hair Salons and Barbershops: Examples in Plan and Section

04:00 - 2 October, 2018
Hair Salons and Barbershops: Examples in Plan and Section, © Fabián Dejtiar
© Fabián Dejtiar

In recent years hair salons and barbershops have begun to incorporate different activities - a programmatic hybridization almost necessary in today's service economy. 

Several architects have been commissioned to propose alternatives to the standard beauty salon/barbershop to not only address an efficient configuration but stunning interior aesthetics.

Take a look at 10 barbershops and beauty salons with their plan and section.

16 Mexican Projects That Use Wood in Wondrous Ways

06:00 - 28 September, 2018
16 Mexican Projects That Use Wood in Wondrous Ways, Galería IK LAB / Jorge Eduardo Neira Sterkel. Image Cortesía de IK LAB
Galería IK LAB / Jorge Eduardo Neira Sterkel. Image Cortesía de IK LAB

BRUMA Winery / TAC Taller de Arquitectura Contextual. Image © Miguel Ángel Mayoral Rodríguez Casa Media Perra / Santos Bolívar. Image © Humberto Romero Treehouse Suite / Deture Culsign, Architecture+Interiors. Image © The Cubic Studio Departamentos Artia / AS Arquitectura + CO-LAB Design Office. Image © Onnis Luque + 19

Wood has been an indispensable material in the history of civilization. Different regions from around the world have used it for specific climatic conditions. Mexico, as we have mentioned on several occasions, is an extensive country where different climates, resources and ways of life fit. Therefore the application of wood in architecture has been developed in a number of ways, from its structural use to produce roofs for Mayan huts to projects that seek to revive vernacular architecture.

While the handling of this material is difficult due to its specific detail management, it presents a multitude of benefits from its aesthetic appeal, air circulation, and even smell. Take a look at 16 Mexican projects that use wood in wondrous ways. 

Casa Coroco 5 / Taller de Arquitectura Miguel Montor

15:00 - 20 September, 2018
Casa Coroco 5 / Taller de Arquitectura Miguel Montor, © Onnis Luque
© Onnis Luque

© Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque + 38

  • Architects

  • Location

    Mexico City, Mexico
  • Architects in Charge

    Miguel Montor, Francisco I. Bustillos
  • Design Team

    Carlos Cardona, Diana Amador, Paulina González, Felicia Ureña, Merlina Stephens, Alberto Molina, Jessica Young
  • Construction

    Lorenzo Farfán
  • Area

    145.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

15 Projects in Mexico that Merge the Interior with the Exterior

08:00 - 14 September, 2018
15 Projects in Mexico that Merge the Interior with the Exterior, Casa CSF / López Duplan Arquitectos. Image © Héctor Armando Herrera
Casa CSF / López Duplan Arquitectos. Image © Héctor Armando Herrera

Casa CSF / López Duplan Arquitectos. Image © Héctor Armando Herrera Casa Estudio Hill / CCA Centro de Colaboración Arquitectónica. Image © Onnis Luque L House / Dellekamp Arquitectos. Image © Sandra Pereznieto Casa Bruma / Fernanda Canales. Image © Rafael Gamo + 20

One of the most important factors to consider when designing is the climate of the site. This can create difficulties when it comes to extreme climates and it is necessary to use insulation materials that adapt to changing conditions. However, when discussing Mexico and its specific climate, this can be an opportunity for architects to create microclimates and spaces that blur the transition of interiors and exteriors.

Patios have become a traditional element of design. They create interesting psychological effects that fuse the conception of the interior and exterior, the common and private. It is a way to bring sunlight and rain into the house, to open up paths and coexistences that do not occur in interiors. Below, a selection of projects in Mexico that use the patio as the main design resource.

Palace for Mexican Music / Alejandro Medina Arquitectura + Reyes Ríos + Larraín arquitectos + Muñoz arquitectos + Quesnel arquitectos

15:00 - 3 September, 2018
Palace for Mexican Music / Alejandro Medina Arquitectura + Reyes Ríos + Larraín arquitectos + Muñoz arquitectos + Quesnel arquitectos, © Onnis Luque
© Onnis Luque

© Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque + 55

  • Architects

  • Location

    Calle 59 & Calle 58, Centro, 97000 Merida, Yuc., Mexico
  • Constructor

    Constructora PROSER S.A de C.V.
  • Structural Calculation

    ESSSA Ingeniería Estructural, Ing. Mario Gomez Mejía, Danstek S.A.
  • Design Team

    Mariana Ríos C., Natalia Ávila O., Carlos Fleischer, Manolo Rejón, Jonathan Álvarez
  • Museography

    Exhibiscopio S.A. de C.V
  • Area

    8840.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photography

    Onnis Luque, Cielito Drone, Pim Schalkwijk

Mexico's Traditional Architecture is Disappearing — This Project Is Seeking to Keep it Alive

06:00 - 29 August, 2018
Mexico's Traditional Architecture is Disappearing — This Project Is Seeking to Keep it Alive, Retrato de pobladores. Casa Zapoteca. El Zapote, Oaxaca. 2018.. Image © Onnis Luque + Mariana Ordoñez
Retrato de pobladores. Casa Zapoteca. El Zapote, Oaxaca. 2018.. Image © Onnis Luque + Mariana Ordoñez

Casa en la costa. San Felipe, Yucatán. 2017.. Image © Onnis Luque + Mariana Ordoñez Casa en la costa. San Felipe, Yucatán. 2017.. Image © Onnis Luque + Mariana Ordoñez Casa Tzeltal. Tenejapa, Los Altos de Chiapas. 2016.. Image © Onnis Luque + Mariana Ordoñez Casa Mixe. Coatlán, Oaxaca. 2018.. Image © Onnis Luque + Mariana Ordoñez + 41

Traditional Mexican housing is being transformed by a number of factors, namely the urbanization of rural areas, the disruption of public information, the loss of the environmental consciousness, and housing policies that downplay the importance of traditional means of construction in favor of more industrial methods -- the likes of which generate false aspirations that redefine the concept of a dignified living space.

This is driving the loss of both tangible and intangible national heritage, namely the architectural values developed by the native peoples of the country over the centuries. In other words, it's not only the architectural heritage at risk of disappearing but also the centuries of knowledge built from everyday living spaces and their relationship with the territory that they inhabit.   

21 Examples of Brise Soleils in Mexico and Its Diverse Applications

08:00 - 2 July, 2018
21 Examples of Brise Soleils in Mexico and Its Diverse Applications

Estudio Iturbide / Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo. Image Cortesía de Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo Vivienda en Puebla / Comunal Taller de Arquitectura. Image © Onnis Luque Juzgados Oral-Penal en Pátzcuaro / Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo. Image © Rafael Gamo La Tallera / Frida Escobedo. Image © Rafael Gamo + 22

The brise soleil is an architectural element that has been used since ancient times to create subtle barriers between the interior and the exterior. Its use and design have been diversified over the years through the research and technology with which these elements are applied, creating the ability to build a small window to a complete facade and pavilion that seem to float.

We know that Mexico is a country with one of the most diverse climates, thus the use of a brise soleil is positioned stronger within the guild. Also, rural areas have long adapted the feature in Mexico, demonstrating its beauty and usefulness. Read on for our collection of 21 brise soleil features in Mexican projects to inspire you with its diverse applications.

The Tree House / AS Arquitectura

13:00 - 24 June, 2018
The Tree House / AS Arquitectura, © Onnis Luque
© Onnis Luque

© Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque + 27

  • Architects

  • Location

    Mérida, Mexico
  • Architects in Charge

    Alejandra Abreu Sacramento, Xavier Antonio Abreu Sacramento
  • Design Team

    Rafael Torija, Efraín Góngora, Carlos Solis, Pamela Ortega
  • Area

    390.32 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Beach House / [H] arquitectos

17:00 - 12 June, 2018
© Onnis Luque
© Onnis Luque

© Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Mazatlan, Mexico
  • Lead Architects

    Javier Hidalgo, Ezequiel Ruiz, Luis Verdugo, Andrea Perezarce, Juan Manuel Osuna, Guadalupe Jasso
  • Area

    298.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

House AT / HRBT

15:00 - 10 May, 2018
House AT / HRBT, © Onnis Luque
© Onnis Luque

© Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque + 41

  • Architects

  • Location

    Oaxtepec, Mexico
  • Architect in Charge

    Laurent Herbiet
  • Area

    320.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Mexican Houses That Show the Many Ways to Use Bricks

12:00 - 6 May, 2018
Mexican Houses That Show the Many Ways to Use Bricks, © Patrick Lopez
© Patrick Lopez

© Carlos Berdejo Mandujano © César Béjar © Ricardo Rodríguez Cortesía de Ariel Valenzuela + Diego Ledesma + 12

This week we present a selection of the best images of brick houses published on our site. These 11 Mexican projects reveal the diversity of expression that architects in the country have achieved through creative arrangements of the brick modules. read on for a selection of images from prominent photographers such as Carlos Berdejo Mandujano, Onnis Luque, and Patrick Lopez.

TLALPAN 590 Building / TALLER DEA + KOZ architectes

11:00 - 4 May, 2018
TLALPAN 590 Building / TALLER DEA + KOZ architectes, © Onnis Luque
© Onnis Luque

© Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque + 26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Calz. de Tlalpan 590, Moderna, City of Mexico, Mexico
  • Lead Architects

    Christophe Ouhayoun, Nicolas Ziesel, René Caro, Jesús López
  • Area

    6.677 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

HL-1 House / [H] arquitectos

11:00 - 26 April, 2018
HL-1 House / [H] arquitectos, © Onnis Luque
© Onnis Luque

© Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque © Onnis Luque + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Mazatlan, Mexico
  • Architects in Charge

    Javier Hidalgo, Ezequiel Ruiz, Luis Miguel Verdugo, Javier Sánchez.
  • Area

    488.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Contemporary Architecture Captured by Mexican Photographers

08:00 - 17 March, 2018
via Portada
via Portada

The history of Mexican photography has contributed to highlighting Mexico's presence in the world. Photographers like Elsa Medina, Lola Álvarez Bravo, Graciela Iturbide, Maya Goded, and Juan Rulfo have masterfully portrayed the life of the buildings, houses and the streets of a rapidly built, nineteenth-century Mexico. 

As a consequence, the contemporary scene of Mexican photography has become a fundamental tool for architecture and has contributed to a better visual understanding of the works that are erected every day.

Photography and architecture are two disciplines that go hand in hand and whose relationship has been reinforced thanks to the digital tools that we currently have. For that reason, we have compiled the work of contemporary Mexican photographers who record our walk through the world we live in and contribute to constructing the image of contemporary Mexico. 

Four Finalists Selected in the 2018 MCHAP Awards for Emerging Architecture

09:36 - 15 March, 2018
Four Finalists Selected in the 2018 MCHAP Awards for Emerging Architecture

With its Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize, the Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture seeks to recognize the most distinguished works of architecture in the Americas. Every two years, the Prize is awarded at an event that takes place in the masterpiece of Mies van der Rohe, the S.R. Crown Hall, the home of the Chicago-based school.

The jury, comprising Ricky Burdett, Jose Castillo, Ron Henderson, Rodrigo Pérez de Arce, and Claire Weisz, has announced four finalists in the prize's latest version of the MCHAP.emerge award, which covers architecture built in 2016 and 2017. MCHAP.emerge award aims to recognize outstanding built work by emerging practices, offering a prize of $25,000 to the winner.