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Projects

Bali and Morocco meet in Mérida: Shangri Luz

Alvarez y Sanchez recently completed a four year project in Centro where the house combined many interesting ideas from tropical countries. The client has travelled extensively throughout the world and brought many ideas on tropical architecture from other places. In particular, one of the aims of the project was to combine the grandeur and elegance […]

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Design Concept for a Beach Home

The 21st century lifestyle is undergoing rapid changes, and with it the design of new houses. Beach homes in particular have to respond to not only a different approach to living but the extra challenges of extreme weather, and the technology advances in materials and construction. There is also a renewed interest in incorporating nature […]

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Santa Ana Transformation

We recently completed a renovation of a home in the Santa Ana district of Mérida. The original structure was built between 1950 and 1980 and due to its north-south orientation and limited windows, the interior of the house was very dark. The house also needed a better layout to suit a current lifestyle and a […]

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A Fresh Approach to the Mexican Casita

A recent commission for Alvarez y Sanchez was to build a multi-functional casita in the Central Historical district of Mérida. The goal of the client was to create a flexible space at the rear of the property that allowed for many different uses while becoming as open as possible to garden vistas, birdlife and breezes. […]

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