Penthouse in Magdalena emerges inside a building located in Colonia del Valle, in Mexico City. The concept that generated the design consisted on the integration of allusive elements of the Mexican culture
The project composition was achieved through a modulation that links interior and exterior spaces through different entrances, surrounding every façade with garden or terrace. The public areas of this modern Mexican home have been designed in the back to take advantage of the broad views. Private areas were arranged in front to exploit and enjoy the sunlight.
The first phase of this project was the search because the client relied on our expertise to evaluate different properties to find one that not only satisfied their needs but also have the potential to be renewed according to their taste. The magnificent garden and excellent location tilted the balance towards this private contemporary home as the most attractive.
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.
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.
In Mexico City, the growing demand for housing in certain areas, as well as the increase in density, has motivated the population to find ways of making the most out of their rooftops. In this case, the client was looking to expand a small extra room to be used as a full studio with an independent access.