The Y-Shaped house stands like a tripod, to privilege views to the valley but also wants to ensure to cover, radially, the whole environment. A series of enclosed spaces and courtyards succede each other and are distinguished by their use, closely linked to sun exposure. In the center, a covered outdoors space
Sandra Pereznieto - I knew I wanted to be a Photographer when I was thirteen years old. I fell in love with the first image that appeared in a photographic paper at my high school darkroom and my mom bought me my first camera right away. When I was eighteen I joined one of the few photography schools back then in México while studying Communications and film at the University.
After at least ten years of working as an architectural photographer in México I received a Grant to study a postgraduate program in Barcelona where I’ve been living for the past seventeen years.
I keep on collaborating with prestigious Mexican and Spanish architects photographing public and private spaces in both Continents.
This weekend house is created by uniting volumes to make an L shape with a covered roof. Patios are inserted into the longest volume, preserving pre-exiting trees on site, allowing vegetation to take over the project, and creating a house-in-a-courtyard (but a house without courtyards). In these ways, the house interweaves vegetation and explores the patio typology.
The CH-Reurbano project is a full refurbishment of an historic building in “La Roma” Neighborhood , which is perhaps the hottest area now in Mexico City. The project seeks to maintain the existing building as much as possible, as well as enhancing the value of its inherent construction properties. The existing construction operated truly like […]
Tepoztlan Lounge is a vacation house designed by Cadaval & Solà-Morales. The studio was founded in New York City in 2003 and moved to both Barcelona & Mexico City in 2005. Project description: Tepoztlan is a small town nestled between rocky cliffs located to the South of Mexico City – 50 kilometers away from the vibrant metropolis. […]
LMM project is a Mexican bungalow designed as a retreat by Cadaval & Sola Morales. Description by Cadaval & Sola Morales: The bungalow is the first of a series of cabins to be built over a spectacular site in Tepoztlán, a small paradise located at about 50 km from Mexico City. The town has fantastic weather […]
Cadaval & Solà-Morales has designed this residential project on the coast of Spain, in Girona. Sunflower House is a cluster of 10 cubes – geometric architecture – that are each oriented towards a different viewpoint. Project description: “Located right in front of the Mediterranean sea, in one of the most beautiful areas of the Spanish […]