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When it comes to the restoration of Colonial houses in Merida, one is always immersed in an atmosphere of calm and mystery that surrounds the ancient constructions of the city, thick walls and small windows generate cozy environments that invite rest and intimacy, as happens in Casa Lohr and its old halls. This sense of mystery and calm is meant to...
Project name
Casa Lohr
Architecture firm
20Diezz (Veinte Diezz Arquitectos)
Location
Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico
Photography
Manolo R. Solis
The indignities a house has suffered over time at the hands of quirky owners can thankfully be reversed over time with the touch of a loving architect. This Mid-Century Modern had been disfigured by the addition of anachronistic moldings and strange modifications everywhere! The new owners hired Amato Architecture to create a multi-phase master pla...
Project name
15 Arlington Avenue, Kensington
Architecture firm
Amato Architecture
Location
Kensington, California, United States
Photography
Scott Lee
LA 68 is a cultural center located in a restored building in Yucatan, Mexico. The project by FMT Estudio considers the architectural proposal, interiors, custom-made furniture, and lighting design.
Project name
LA 68 Cultural Center
Architecture firm
FMT Estudio
Location
Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Photography
Russell Andrade, Pedro Castro, Pim Schalkwijk
Located a few steps from one of the most emblematic avenues of the city of Mérida, Casa Maca is a historic former residence from the Porfiriato era. Visitors are transported to the past, where they are easily captivated by the vitality of the structure’s colors and textures.
Project name
Casa Maca
Architecture firm
Workshop Diseño y Construcción
Location
Mérida, Yucatán, México
Photography
Manolo R. Solís, Tamara Uribe
Jaco Booyens Architect together with SAOTA restores Buffelsdrift, an award-winning farm located west of Ladismith in the arid Klein Karoo region of South Africa. SAOTA specialises in contemporary architecture and has designed luxury homes around the world, however, when SAOTA Director, Greg Truen acquired the farm in 2016 it was important to him to...
Project name
Buffelsdrift
Architecture firm
Jaco Booyens Architect & SAOTA
Location
Ladismith, South Africa
Photography
Adam Letch