Amsterdam 75 is a residential building with a preexistence that is located in the Hipódromo neighborhood of Mexico City. In a rectangular site, the intervention consisted of solving five departments of different types and an additional dwelling in the pre-existence – a house of the nineteenth century, cataloged by the National Institute of Fine Arts.

Architectural Design: JORGE HERNANDEZ DE LA GARZA

Collaborators:
Miguel Angel Loyola
Alin Gamboa
Octavio Alvarado
Isabel Hernández

Construction: Grupo Desarrollador FG2
Estructural Design: Miguel Angel Arriaga
MEP: Mauricio Gutierrez
Photography: Jorge Hernández de la Garza

Amsterdam 75 by Jorge Hernández de la Garza - Sheet6
©Jorge Hernández de la Garza

The project was resolved in two large volumes, by way of boxes of apparent concrete, oriented towards the tree-lined avenue to frame the best views towards the context.

Amsterdam 75 by Jorge Hernández de la Garza - Sheet7
©Jorge Hernández de la Garza

The penthhouse is located on the last two levels and has a double height that articulates the public spaces of the house on its two levels.

Amsterdam 75 by Jorge Hernández de la Garza - Sheet9
©Jorge Hernández de la Garza

On the back of the property, the building is tucked into its western façade to generate a series of terraces that give sun protection and take advantage of the views towards the Spain park.

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