The MA house is set up in the outskirts of Tepoztlán, a small picturesque village of pre-hispanic origins, that has a colonial urban center. Located at 60 Km from Mexico City, Tepoztlán is well known for its sunny days
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.
El Teatro Residence tries to respect to the maximum the original condition of the existing warehouse. Its structure is not modiﬁed, only reinforced. Its walls are not demolished just restored and the few new architectural elements …
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
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. […]