This Refined Getaway Started as a Rustic A-Frame With No Running Water
Located off paved roads, across a river, and up a mountain, Pablo Pérez Palacios’s cabin in the Mexican wilderness has a rooftop terrace designed for entertaining.
Rising up from the idyllic shores of Lake Avándaro, the 500-year-old town of Valle de Bravo is sometimes referred to as the Hamptons of Mexico City. Located about an hour west of the capital, the locale has long been a popular vacation destination for those looking to escape the busy city, but during the pandemic, the number of those arriving—and staying longer—increased. For architect Pablo Pérez Palacios, who runs a design firm in Mexico City, the area’s rise in popularity was no surprise.
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