Earth-toned concrete covers Casa Calafia in Mexico by RED Arquitectos

Named after a mythical warrior queen, this house by RED Arquitectos features arched doorways and windows that overlook the Pacific Ocean from Mexico’s Baja peninsula. The 200-square-metre house is located in Todos Santos, a town sat roughly midway between La Paz...

Concrete house by Gestalt Associates take cues from Querétaro’s colonial architecture

Gardens carved from this concrete home near Quérétaro, Mexico by Gestalt Associates bring light, air and vegetation into the living spaces. Completed earlier in 2021 by Querétaro-based studio Gestalt Associates, Frame House is a brick-and-concrete structure that is...

Espacio 18’s La Casa del Sapo opens out onto a beach in Mexico

Mexican practice Espacio 18 Arquitectura has designed a concrete seafront home on Zapotengo beach in Oaxaca, with two wings oriented to follow the rising and setting of the sun. Called La Casa del Sapo, or Toad’s House, the “timeless” minimalist...

Tree grows through circular opening in courtyard canopy of Mexico house by Daniela Bucio Sistos

Mexican architect Daniela Bucio Sistos has created a red brick and coloured concrete house in Morelia, Mexico, that features round windows and a disc-shaped canopy over a courtyard. Called Casa UC, the house is located on the outskirts of Morelia, the capital of the...

CPDA incorporates “secret garden” into Mexico City apartment building

Mexican firm CPDA Arquitectos has completed a residential building that features a stone-clad exterior and a lush courtyard that is not visible from the street. The project, called Casa Jardin Escandón, is located in Mexico City’s Escandón neighbourhood. The...