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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Amsterdam 289 in Condesa, Mexico City by JSª

 
April 17th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: JSª

In a privileged location in the Condesa neighborhood, on a rectangular property of 363 m2 (3,907 sq. ft.), ten individual housing units have been designed, in two different typologies but with distinct differences, each with different features and sizes. This creates an interesting variety within the same complex. It has two buildings, five levels each, divided by a central patio, and communicated through bridges around the perimeter that separate the social and the private areas.

Image courtesy Rafael Gamo

  • Architects: JSª
  • Project: Amsterdam 289
  • Location: Amsterdam 289, col. Condesa, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Client: Promotora JSª
  • Type of Projects: Urban Housing
  • Design Team: Javier Sánchez, Sofía Villarreal, Juan Reyes
  • Engineering: Hector Margain / Juan Pablo Rodríguez Orta
  • Renders: Gerardo Fonseca
  • Models: Edith Razo, Ana Yetzi Ruiz, Isabel Medina
  • Architectural Supervision: Sofía Villarreal
  • Activities Performed: Real estate development, architectural project, interior design, construction, work supervision, sales
  • Project Date: 2009…..design process
  • Number of units: 9 Apartments
  • Average Surface Area: 970 – 2690 sq. ft.
  • Total Surface Area: 15,460 sq. ft.
  • Photographer: Rafael Gamo
  • Software used: AutoCAD

Image courtesy Rafael Gamo

The central patio provides natural lighting to all the apartments and on the ground floor generates an access plaza as well as a common area to get together. The general plan was created based on the functions and size of each typology, mixing solid blocks with “L” shaped blocks, including Simplex or Duplex apartments, with double heights. The main façade has balconies overlooking Amsterdam Street from where you have a view to the trees that line the street.

Image courtesy Rafael Gamo

Image courtesy Rafael Gamo

Image courtesy Rafael Gamo

Image courtesy Rafael Gamo

Image courtesy Rafael Gamo

Image courtesy Rafael Gamo

Image courtesy Rafael Gamo

Image courtesy Rafael Gamo

Image courtesy Rafael Gamo

Image courtesy JSª

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Categories: Autocad, Housing Development, Residential, Urban Design

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