Pakaal Home / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción

Pakaal Home / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción

Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Exterior Photography
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Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade

Textual content description supplied by the architects. Casa Pakaal is an previous home courting from the start of the twentieth century. It’s positioned in one of the crucial vital streets of town of Mérida, Mexico, and in one in all its oldest neighborhoods. 

Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Exterior Photography, Chair, Facade, Windows, Garden, Courtyard, Patio
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Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Exterior Photography, Door, Facade, Garden, Courtyard

Upon coming into the residence, within the first hall with 5-meter-high ceilings and unique picket beams and joists, we discover the lounge by which a portray by Pedro Friedeberg is displayed. The ground design was made particularly for the home, utilizing three completely different fashions to create a singular sample. This a part of the undertaking was the one one which was utterly restored, whereas a extra up to date intervention was carried out within the following areas.

Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Interior Photography, Living Room, Chair, Windows, Beam
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Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Interior Photography, Table, Door, Chair, Brick, Facade, Windows, Arch

Wherein was the second hall of the home, we are able to discover the service space within the lined half and within the uncovered half a water function with a floating stone pathway which is positioned on the location that after housed a French tiled roof, leaving as witnesses an previous load-bearing wall and damp stains on the finishes. 

Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Interior Photography, Chair
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Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Countertop, Table, Lighting, Chair, Beam

Crossing the “stone bridge”, you attain a small backyard that connects to the kitchen and the lined terrace. It’s in these areas of the home the place the choice is made to respect the previous ruins however incorporate new supplies and development programs, “settling” on the previous masonry partitions, a body of metallic “I” beams and on this, the brand new roof with chukum ending. 

Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Interior Photography, Facade, Courtyard
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Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Interior Photography, Stairs

The inside partitions of the kitchen protect their unique finishes, contrasting with the fashionable design of the customized made kitchen and the pasta tile ground. 

Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Interior Photography, Bedroom
Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Interior Photography, Bathroom, Bathtub, Windows

The identical aesthetic and structural standards of the kitchen are utilized on this space of the residence, leaving the previous stone partitions as they have been discovered, complementing them with stone flooring in impartial tones. This space works as an out of doors kitchen and eating room and has a wood-fired oven for pizzas and a grill, having fun with the view of the backyard and the chukum pool the place a tzalam picket deck floats on the water and by which an attractive play of sunshine and shadow is projected from the leaves of a bitter orange tree or Pak`áal in Mayan.

Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Interior Photography, Facade
Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Exterior Photography

The personal a part of the home within the again space comes from the thought of respecting the present vegetation, so the 5 rooms, together with the grasp one, have been distributed across the timber that have been alongside the lot. The volumetry of this space is extra sober and pure, creating extruded cubes with completely different textures.  The visitor space is the one one with two ranges in your complete residence and the textures used within the cubes are glass and chukum, the place a staircase proper within the center acts because the guiding axis the place the views run in the direction of the again backyard.

Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Interior Photography, Dining room, Table, Chair, Beam
Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Interior Photography, Dining room, Table, Chair, Patio

Integrating the previous with the current, making a stability between the pure and the constructed surroundings, and mixing conventional and fashionable supplies, Casa Pakaal seeks to respect the historical past, nature, and its context, creating completely different environments and atmospheres for the enjoyment of every one in all its areas.

Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Exterior Photography, Garden
Pakaal House / Workshop, Diseño y Construcción - Exterior Photography, Garden