Before & After: A Cramped Home in Mexico Gets a Drastic Makeover on a Tight Budget

Before & After: A Cramped Home in Mexico Gets a Drastic Makeover on a Tight Budget

By Michele Koh Morollo
Three companies donated materials to Merida-based Dosa Studio to help create the bright, airy family home Casa Palmas on a densely built-up site in Texcoco.

Mexico City based Dosa Studio renovated a 40-year-old residence in Texcoco, Mexico, about 25 kilometers northeast of Mexico City. Located on a main road and not built according to regulation, Casa Palmas suffered poor conditions for space, light, ventilation, and privacy. The owner, seeking a more intuitive space for her cousin and family, sought out the architects for a redesign.

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