Rojkind Arquitectos expanded and upgraded Mexico City’s Cineteca Nacional in 2012. Surface parking was consolidated in a garage, freeing 40 percent of the site for a plaza that functions as a park during the day and an outdoor screening room on summer evenings. A steel canopy, clad in composite aluminum panels with triangular perforations, straddles the old and new buildings, knitting the campus together while making a sweepingly bold architectural statement.
The office in architect Agustín Hernandez' house, a scantilevered concrete tower high above Bosques de las Lomas. Hernandez was among the first to introduce pre-Hispanic motifs into Mexican modernism.
In a Mexico City apartment designed by David Levy of Flexform, a Murano chandelier hangs above a marble-topped dining table from the showroom.
Splashy bunk beds made from yellow lattice brick outfit this stylish hostel in central Mexico City designed by architect Abraham Cherem.
An unusual staircase is a defining feature of this house in a residential section of Santa Fe, a bustling business district in western Mexico City.
The Biblioteca Vasconcelos, designed by the Mexican architect Alberto Kalach.
Rojkind Arquitectos punctured the facade of a Liverpool department store that opened in 2013 on Mexico City's bustling Avenida Insurgentes, creating hexagonal apertures among the layers of aluminum, steel, and fiberglass.
C Cúbica Architects designed this open-layout house for a family as a kind of in-town retreat for a Mexico City family. The dining room features Design Within Reach chairs, a Ligne Roset table, and a chandelier from Apparatus.