Playa Norte Building

Cd. del Carmen, Campeche
Photo © Roberto Cárdenas Cabello
Photo © Roberto Cárdenas Cabello
Photo © Roberto Cárdenas Cabello
Photo © Roberto Cárdenas Cabello
Duarte Aznar Arquitectos
Cd. del Carmen, Campeche
1-5 Stories

On the Isla del Carmen, Campeche, Mexico, the sea has yield ground to the beach. Just like reefs, a set of two buildings creates two plazas in between at different heights, connected whit each other by a wide staircase. The staircase was designed to connect the buildings, used for corporative offices and training center; and to create on its treads terraces, one as a place of gathering looking at the beach and the other one near the street as a parking area.

Each of the buildings has five levels, more than a hundred meters long and is coated with a concrete stud structure which were placed according to the orientation of the buildings, to control sunlight.

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