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...

Mexican desert influences pink concrete La Duna skate park in Ciudad Juárez

The dunes of the Chihuahuan Desert informed the undulating, pink concrete landscape of this new skatepark in Ciudad Juárez’s Oriente Park. Coordinated by landscape architects Valia Wright Sánchez and Eduardo Peón Velázquez with architect Francisco Elías of Elías...