In August of 2004, a weekend-long party took place at a new house in the Hacienda Agua Caliente neighborhood of Tijuana, Mexico. The house was raw and unfinished, with bare concrete floors and exposed nail heads, but the art that adorned the walls and the music that rocked into the wee hours was a culmination of years of pondering the urban state of this exploding city just south of San Diego, California.
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- Six years ago, architect Jorge Gracia came to Dwell’s attention with a house he built for his family that was radically different from any other in his hometown of Tijuana, Mexico, where the…
- In honor of our just having landed at Design Week Mexico, Dwell presents a few of our favorite modern houses in the country.
- The Mariscal residence in downtown San Diego is just one surprise in a city rarely associated with innovative urban structures.
- Unobtrusively distinct from its neighbors, a weekend house in Mexico assimilates the colors of the surrounding landscape on surfaces of glass, steel, and concrete.
- We recently rounded up our 10 favorite headlines of issues past, and in this installment we share some music-inspired titles.
- In this tightly packed Northeast city where developers pounce first on any available lot, two young architects found a rare ground-up opportunity.
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- In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Ahmad Djuhara is on a one-man crusade to blow away the conservative cobwebs of the city’s dowdy suburban architecture.