Outdoor, Walkways, Trees, Large Patio, Porch, Deck, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Hardscapes, and Lap Pools, Tubs, Shower Originally dating to the 1970s, Hotel Carlota was revamped by JSa Arquitectura and completed in 2015. As part of the renovation, a pool became the focal point of the courtyard, and its modernized, streamlined design makes a dramatic statement.  Photo 8 of 11 in 5 Striking Designs That Use Perforated Cement Breeze-Blocks in Interesting Ways from This Mexico City Hotel is a Showcase of New Mexican Design