Mexico

Casa Copas

The sanctuary of truth

“I've never been in an architectural space that replicates the feeling of taking a nap in the shade of a tree and feeling the breeze”.

From the borders of Hípico San Ramón to Whistlejacket

Monica Ledezma has pursued the structural excellence for the use of the space to achieve the settled goal for a perfect shelter for horses.

Casa Bernal

A flower amidst the rubble

While the pool could be considered the true hero of the space, the way the entire project has evolved has made Casa Bernal a truly admirable creation.

Casa Monte

A sculptural yet habitable space

Though it reads as a solid terra cotta mass, Casa Monte does not, ultimately, suggest a monolithic vision of Mexican design.

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 Vagantes

We Are Moments

It’s five o’clock on a Sunday afternoon as we return from visiting the ruins of Uxmal with Fernando Gómez Vivas, architect and, together with Gina Góngora, co-founder of Casa Vagantes.

Los Durmientes

A composition of light and shadow

There’s a secret something tucked within the walls of Los Durmientes. It defines the building’s junctions and forms, fosters tension and warmth.

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.

Villa Petricor

The calmness inside the wilderness

The construction in question is Villa Petricor, a seamless villa built around several existing tree clusters in 2022.

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.

Casa Puuc

When space speaks

Casa Puuc, as you see it now, has been an aesthetical conversation between the architect Manuel Amabilis, Francisco Fernández Orozco and Claudia Fernández.

La Musa de las Flores

A cultivating dialogue

Gabriela Salazar ‘La Musa de las Flores’ began designing with flowers that mesmerized her while studying interior architecture in London.

The Cloud of Colours

Weekend Max Mara

The Fall Winter collection 2022 by Weekend Max Mara has been inspired by the central role that colors play in people’s everyday life.

Días de Verano

by Studio Fenice

The different activities in the Días de Verano programme were structured around two main themes: Travel and Personality.

Galopina Casa Silvestre

Yucatán Pride

For Elisa and Guillaume, owners of Casa Galopina, this place is not just a hotel: “It’s a home. A family project."

WithIn

El Divisadero

El Divisadero, roughly translated as “a place to perceive”, is a 3-building compound in the countryside of Jalisco.

Terrestre

Building with rather than on

Terrestre is the latest edition of Puerto Escondido’s design moment.

La Metropolitana

Ciudad padre!

La Metropolitana applies business intelligence in its decision-making in a visionary way throughout its production chain.

Finding Pani

Searching for a house of Mario Pani in Mexico City

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

Little Houses by the Sea

Casa Volta, Casa Cosmos & Casa Liebre

Puerto Escondido has become a place to relax, where you can find yourself with enough time and space to read and enjoy endless walks on the beach.

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.

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.

HACIENDA XUCÚ

A Recomposition of Place

In the Yucatán Peninsula of southeastern Mexico, an age-old hacienda sits hidden within the confines of the sprawling jungle.

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.

Pocoapoco

The research residency of Oaxaca

During my trip to Mexico, I visited Pocoapoco, the community of artists that Jessica Chrastil hosts in Oaxaca.

The Hidden Dimension

Manuel Cervantes

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

Between the Rocks

Casa Pedregal

When Barragán first walked into El Pedregal, a barren land of volcanic rocks in the suburbs of Mexico City, a utopia came to mind.

Casa Wabi

A wall uniting art and community

A line drawn across a piece of paper turned Casa Wabi into a reality when Tadao Ando first sketched.