Casa La Quinta is a weekend house located in the town of San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. After visiting the site and considering the requirements of the program, the conclusion was to respect the identity of the place, built context and the importance of the height of the neighboring preexistent walls.
Rafael Gamo started his career as a photographer in Mexico City, following architecture school and studying at the Photo Art Center. He is also a graduate of the International Center of Photography in New York.
Now living between both cities, he is commissioned by architects, artists and media for architectural and fine art assignments. His work ranges from large-scale public works and cutting-edge buildings to intimate interiors and one-off installations.
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The Jardin apartment project occupies the lower level of a building on Mexico City’s west side. It generates a dialog between the newly constructed building and its environment, interweaving the project with its landscape and unifying indoors with outdoors.
When our clients approached us to discuss the feasibility of designing a 6000 square foot house in Southampton, New York, our immediate concern was that the lot – located in a FEMA floodplain, on a property that is approximately 50% unbuildable wetlands
This is a consecutive housing development in Mexico City in which the restrictions, with a reduced separation between the houses, affects the views and how the orientations are leveraged.
The owners of this 11 foot wide row Brooklyn house were faced with a conundrum that many young families in New York eventually confront: the possibility of sacrificing location for space. After living in the house for eight years, the pair – architect/Yale critic Aniket Shahane and jewelry designer Blanca Monros Gomez
The SFA house is a refurbishment project that is faithful to the client’s specific requirements. Arqmov Workshop initially suggested a brand new project, given the previous (quite unfortunate) refurbishment work on the property.