Mexico City

Ferrocarril de Cuernavaca 780, Hemaa

Embodying the city’s future

The Ferrocarril de Cuernavaca 780 seamlessly blends modern architecture and sustainability, creating a vibrant, imaginative urban space.

Openhouse + Toogood

Crafting a rulebook

Recently, Openhouse Magazine launched their collaboration with Toogood: the Canvas Bag. “I wanted to create something that could fuse our worlds”

Estudio Iturbide

A tower for looking inward

Graciela, a famous Mexican photographer who recently held an exhibition at the Cartier Foundation. Mauricio is an iconic Mexican architect, and Manuel is a well-known sound artist.

Openhouse at Habitación 116

Find our latest issue, No.19 in any of Habitación 116 stores, the only physical point of sale in Mexico City and San Miguel de Allende.

Casa Covarrubias

Unforgotten City

“They were ‘modernizing’ as far as they were concerned,” says Rafael Rivera, co-founder, along with his partner Javier Claverie, of Habitación 116.

A harmonic clash of modernity and tradition

Círculo Mexicano

Círculo Mexicano exemplifies the importance of respecting a place’s original structure, which adds a value of history, reminiscence and personality.

Caravana Americana

Vernacular techniques for an outstanding design

The fourteenth edition of Caravana Americana takes place from February 17 to 19th in one of the most exciting moments of the calendar in Mexico City.

Finding Pani

Searching for a house of Mario Pani in Mexico City

For Mario Pani, the beauty of architecture was in the details.

Thresholds

by Frida Escobedo

Frida Escobedo has always lived between boundaries, either temporarily or permanently.

Luis Barragán

The Poetics of Pragmatism

Barragán cultivated his persona as a poet of light and shadow—the image that has come down to use through the decades.

Héctor Barroso

From the secluded to the urban

Héctor generates proposals anchored in their surroundings using the resources specific to each place, whether they be the play of light and shade, vegetation or geographic features.

Casa Pedregal

The Emotional Life of Architecture

This house does not have an intellectual effort; it is the emotional effort. This house, it is all about emotions.

Tezontle Studio

Mexican Semiotics

Tezontle work on the Mexican semiotics mixes geological elements with the keys to the form-related construction of the Aztec country’s mental and physical identity.

Placing Biography

Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo House-Studio Museum

In Mexico City, Juan O'Gorman's 1930s Rivera-Kahlo House-Studio is almost an architectural proposal of how to live apart-together.

Studio IMA

Presence and Present

Bettina has reinvented the concept of a showroom: IMA is a mix of a cultural venue, art gallery and design studio located in her apartment home in Mexico City.

Max Cetto

Life of the Rocks

By 1949, Max Cetto had become famous in Mexico and was known affectionately as “El Hombre del Pedregal”. He had built and lived in the first house in Pedregal.

Brutal Honesty

Habitación 116

An interior architecture and furniture design studio, seeking to create perfect interiors by questioning uses and habits.

Pedro Reyes & Carla Fernández

A Space to be Read

Seen from the street, the house of fashion designer Carla Fernández and artist-architect Pedro Reyes appears to have descended from the skies.

The Hidden Dimension

Manuel Cervantes

With the invention of the concept of a house and studio, a new approach to indoor living emerged.

Ricardo Vainer

Inhabiting Sketch

Ricardo Vainer always yearned for his workspace to tell his story for him. An open book where what is revealed is present but not obvious.