30 Jun '17, 2pm

Breath-taking courtyard hidden inside recently renovated colonial home in Merida

Breath-taking courtyard hidden inside recently renovated colonial home in Merida

Like many traditional colonial constructions in Mexico, the living quarters revolve around a central patio, which, in return, brings in optimal natural light and ventilation to the home. Taking into account the historic character of the project, the design team chose to convert this central space into a welcoming, open-air living area, respectfully reconfigured to “maintain the sense of serenity, silence, intimacy and surprise that has characterized the colonial homes of our city.”

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