Albor Hotel | Tapestry Collection by Hilton . San Miguel de Allende

Esrawe Studio . PRODUCTORA . photos: © César Béjar

The architecture of Albor Hotel in San Miguel de Allende effortlessly integrates with the surrounding natural environment. The hotel emerges naturally from the terrain, framing a beautiful view of the valley. The hotel’s stone base is inspired by the mountain’s interior, featuring a textured and colorful appearance. Continue reading Esrawe . PRODUCTORA


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houston endowment new headquarters

kdA kevin daly . productora

The brief for the new Houston Endowment headquarters challenged us to consider how to engage a private philanthropic organization with a public mission to create, for the first time, a highly visible home for the organization within a park-like setting while interweaving imperatives of public and private at multiple levels. The Endowment sought a building that welcomes its constituents and the partner organizations that it supports while remaining a private entity. The headquarters is set on the edge of the public Spotts Park, borrowing its openness and engaging the landscape to create a visible representation of both the institution and the Houston community it serves. The Endowment’s brief also stressed the need for a level of sustainability and environmental performance that could be seen as an example of how to build for the future that Houston is facing and to provide a template that could be used by other organizations in Houston. Continue reading kdA . productora



Social Infrastructure Pilares Priani . Mexico City

PRODUCTORA . Palma . photos: © Onnis Luque

PILARES are small neighborhood hubs that provide social, educational, and cultural infrastructure to residents of Mexico City. An initiative implemented by the Mayor of Mexico City, these Points of Innovation, Freedom, Art, Education, and Knowledge (PILARES, for its acronym in Spanish), provide local residents access to computers and internet, workshop spaces (carpentry, silk-screen printing, dark room, etc.) and flexible rooms for public gatherings. More than 250 PILARES are planned for Mexico City, and a small part of those were commissioned to architects with a distinguished trajectory. Continue reading PRODUCTORA . Palma


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NOVA House . Los Angeles

PRODUCTORA . Part Office . photos: © Onnis Luque . + archello

Nova House is a residential project in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, expanding the existing house with a master bedroom suite and a flexible studio-garage, doubling the original square footage of the residence. While the original house is left fairly similar in its organization, the addition consists of square surface divided into three structural bays each about 10 feet wide. This spacious architectural framework, with inclined wooden ceilings and clerestory windows towards the east, offers an intricate variety of interconnected spaces for the master bedroom, and a basic rectangular floorplan for the studio. Continue reading PRODUCTORA . Part Office



CCU . Limache


UMWELT + PRODUCTORA + LANDMRX are one of the finalists of the adaptive re-use of a former brewery in Limache, Chile (3rd prize). The proposal understands the landscape and the site itself as part of the museum experience and adds a machine-like structure to the back of the existing building plus a series of re-purposed machines to unlock the full potential of the historic brewery. Continue reading UMWELT . PRODUCTORA . LANDMRX