Casa Relámpago Bar/ Estudio Tecalli
Textual content description supplied by the architects. The “Casa Relámpago” Bar is positioned within the historic metropolis of San Pedro Cholula, Mexico, a couple of meters from the Nice Pyramid of Cholula, an archaeological web site that shapes and determines the city and aesthetic circumstances of the realm. The location is positioned firstly of a business and vacationer space that surrounds the historic web site, and blends tourism, nightlife and the historic middle of the municipality.
The lot is irregular formed, positioned on the nook of a block devoted to eating places and bars, and with an incredible view of the “Los Remedios” catholic church, a well-known landmark that shapes the context for a number of kilometers round within the Valley of Puebla.
Three design premises had been proposed, as primary as they’re forceful: 1) a base materials that molds the inside and exterior, the development course of and the construction, on this case the crimson bricks of the area; 2) a vault that covers nearly all of the venture in a single and two heights; and three) ornamental parts that stand out for his or her particularity and wonder, such because the polished concrete on the flooring, framed with golden aluminum profiles, the concrete slabs in the midst of the ground, and the pure wooden furnishings, which contrasts and enhances the opposite supplies of the constructing.
The largest design problem was at a geometrical stage, that’s, the juxtaposition of an oblong aspect that types the bottom of the constructing, with the vault that crosses the lot back and forth and frames the view in the direction of the pyramid. On the façade we used inverted slopes in home windows and entry door, with the aim of blocking the spring and summer time daylight, and opening to the solar in winter, when extra warmth accumulation is required, and on the identical time, present the standard of producing that native employees within the Cholula space have.
Black checkered ironwork was proposed for the home windows, and oak wooden to cowl and embellish the staircase and foremost bar, in addition to furnishings parts akin to chairs and tables. “Casa Relámpago” Bar is a manifesto to the combo of contemporaneity, the historic and historic metropolis, in addition to the architectural legacy not solely of the Puebla Valley space, however of Mexico all through its historical past.