Mexico City Architecture and Design

Browse Dwell stories about modern homes, design, and architecture in and around Mexico City, Mexico.

Extruded Red Bricks Create a Gorgeous, Geometric Mexican Home
Extruded Red Bricks Create a Gorgeous, Geometric Mexican Home
In Puebla, Mexico, two local architecture firms team up to create the Saint Peter House—a striking brick home with a unique, gabled-roof facade.
 - 2 days ago
This Japanese-Inspired Inn Is One of Mexico City's Best Kept Secrets
This Japanese-Inspired Inn Is One of Mexico City's Best Kept Secrets
With handwoven tatami floors, rooftop onsen baths, and only 10 rooms, this Japanese-inspired hotel offers an unexpected place of zen in Mexico City.
 - 2 months ago
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
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.
 - 8 months ago
Upcycled Trees Cloak This Modern Mexican Home
Upcycled Trees Cloak This Modern Mexican Home
In the El Peñon Reserve, architects use concrete and upcycled trees to design Casa de la Roca, a striking Y-shaped home enveloped in nature.
 - 3 months ago
Muted Tones Mingle With Light and Shadows to Form a Quiet Mexican Oasis
Muted Tones Mingle With Light and Shadows to Form a Quiet Mexican Oasis
In San Miguel de Allende, a retired couple uncover serenity in a calm, contemporary weekend retreat.
 - 4 months ago
A Modern Home Embraces Nature With a Unique L-Shaped Design
A Modern Home Embraces Nature With a Unique L-Shaped Design
To the west of Mexico City, a striking retreat is nestled among a lush forest and an enchanting lake.
 - 4 months ago
10 Best Places For Design Nerds to Dine in Mexico City
10 Best Places For Design Nerds to Dine in Mexico City
Mexico City is the creative haven du jour teeming with epicurean delights, stunning architecture, and a bustling arts scene.
 - 7 months ago
This Modern Prefab Is Now a Gorgeous Guest House
This Modern Prefab Is Now a Gorgeous Guest House
In Morelos, Mexico, a sleek prefab is assembled in a backyard after being constructed entirely off-site.
 - 8 months ago
A Commanding Mexican Home of Stone and Concrete Is For Sale
A Commanding Mexican Home of Stone and Concrete Is For Sale
South of Mexico City, MA House by Cadaval & Solà-Morales is a stone, concrete, and glass structure that captures mountain views.
 - 9 months ago
Five Cubist Hideaways Peek Out From a Mexican Pine Forest
Five Cubist Hideaways Peek Out From a Mexican Pine Forest
Constructed out of brick, wood, and soil excavated from the site itself, these monolithic dwellings embody the connection between nature and the built environment.
 - 9 months ago