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If you're looking for a durable and long-lasting building material, chukum may be right for you. It’s important to note that it does take longer to dry and bond than other materials, and it can’t get wet during this process. That means that anyone considering using it will need to take proper precautions to keep the site dry – or be very lucky with...
Written by
John Bramer
Photography
Marcelo Troché (Sac Chich Hacienda by Reyes Ríos + Larraín Arquitectos)
Life Tree, Tulum represents an architectural project of 10 apartments and 20 hotel lounges, developed for the Environment of great tourist and landscape value, in a location of natural character in the Yucatan region next to the Atlantic Ocean.
Project name
Life Tree Tulum, Mexico
Architecture firm
DNA Barcelona Architects
Location
Tulum, Mexico
Tools used
Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, Rhinoceros 3D, Lumion
This month of November marks Dia de los Muertos  (Day of the dead) one of the most famous traditions in Mexico, this day brings together the living with the dead with different traditions and offerings such as the "Altar", so that deceased loved ones can visit us again.
Project name
Altar De Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead)
Architecture firm
Alvizarq
Location
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Corona Renderer, Adobe Photoshop
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
This project is developed in Mérida, Yucatán, within an extensive 325-hectare club surrounded by a natural environment and many services that allow you to be close to home. Combines a modern and sober style, thanks to apparent and gray materials, colors and lighting and gray materials.
Project name
CS House
Architecture firm
Desnivel Arquitectos
Location
Carretera Mérida-Progreso km. 15.5 Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Corona Renderer, Adobe Photoshop
Cienfuegos, the perfect fire; protagonist fire, creative fire, transforming fire. Fire, primary element present while choosing every material; clay transformed into tiles, sand transformed into bottles of glass, wood transformed into coal. Fire transforms steak into dishes, and dishes into gastronomic experiences that talk about a contemporary and...
Project name
Cienfuegos
Architecture firm
Arkham Projects, Estudio Montevideo
Location
Plaza Mangus, Periférico de Mérida Lic. Manuel Berzunza 32, Fundura Montebello, 97305 Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Photography
Manolo R. Solís
Casa Cocol was part of an old house from the Porfiriato era and that over time was subdivided until it had its currents dimensions with 165 square meters of surface. Casa Cocol transmits a sense of tranquility and comfort, through the use of its materials, colors and textures, highlighting the pieces of Mexican folk art obtained from different corn...
Project name
Casa Cocol
Architecture firm
Workshop Diseño y Construcción, Taller Estilo Arquitectura
Location
Mérida, Yucatán, México
Photography
Tamara Uribe