April, 2011


Diario de Yucatán publishes story on Álvarez & Sánchez project.

One of the Yucatán’s leading newspapers has just published an article featuring the Barba Walker home in XCunya. This “off the grid” home was designed and built by Cecilia Sánchez Meza and José Alvarez Patrón (with the assistance of Architect Javier Cobo).  The article provides extra background information on why the couple decided on three pronged approach: rescue of the current Mayan culture, environment and sustainability, and clean technologies involving alternative energy.

The house has been a showcase for the Álvarez & Sánchez team on how to build sustainably and one of their most exciting and interesting projects in recent times.

Read the full story at Diario de Yucatán. (Note: Article in Spanish )