Articles tagged Mexico

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Say, you don’t like brutalist buildings? Shed some light, then

What do a child’s bedroom in Barcelona, a brutalist pavilion in the UK and a villa in Mexico City have in common? At night, there’s LED everywhere.

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These hybrid objects are born out of Mexican tradition and European collabs

Mexico City – As Mexico establishes itself as Latin America’s prime design destination, these two hybrid projects showcase both traditional craft and current views.

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To foster innovation, this lab uses Mexico City’s best active ingredient: its people

Mexico City – The complex emerging metropolis of Mexico City gave rise to Laboratorio para la Ciudad, an experimental lab aimed at helping it future-proof itself.

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This Mexico City restaurant feels like the inside of a grand bento box

Mexico City – Esrawe Studio undertook the design of the newest restaurant in the Tori Tori family, strengthening the stage for Japanese food in Mexico.

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Sorry, Wes Anderson: Nicolas Winding Refn is hospitality’s new design muse

Guadalajara – For a new nightclub in Guadalajara, designer Juan Carlos Pulido looked to the dark universes of the Danish director for inspiration.

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Five Days of Frame 118: Noma here and there

Tulum, Mexico / Sydney, Australia – Despite its Scandinavian roots, Noma proves time and place trump all with pop-ups on two contrasting continents.

Patzcuaro courthouse by Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo. Photo Onnis Luque & Rafael Gamo
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A new complex by TALLER Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo brings order in the court

PÁTZCUARO – Tired of the same old drab courtrooms you see in Suits or old re-runs of Law & Order? Fear not, TALLER Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo designed a judicial …

Mark A-to-Z: F is for Façade
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Mark A-to-Z: F is for Façade

We bring you five projects that take the façade into extra special consideration. Whether it's a new building or a renovation to an existing one, it's what's on the outside that counts.

Mark A-to-Z: C is for Concrete
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Mark A-to-Z: C is for Concrete

We take a look at five projects that have benefited from the qualities of concrete as a durable resource for family residences, public buildings and tiny houses.

Parish Church by Moneo Brock. Photos Jorge Taboada / Moneo Brock
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Moneo Brock's church is a modern interpretation of a recognizable typology

MONTERREY – The southern district of the third largest city in Mexico is expanding. In a development 15 km south of the city’s main plaza, the newest parish church can be found.

Platah Pavilion by a|911. Photos Jaime Navarro
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A blunt, bold volume by a|911 transmits a strong physical presence

HIDALGO – The elongated office building marks the entry point to the Platah industrial complex which is a location so isolated that a purpose-built road was laid before users could …

Casa Tiny by Aranza de Ariño. Photos Edmund Sumner
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A concrete tent creates a space void of domestic 'extras'

OAXACA – A tiny house designed as a holiday home for a couple in Mexico is one of young architect Aranza de Ariño’s first professional projects.