JSa converts dilapidated home into PDC offices in mexico city
all images courtesy of JSa

 

 

 

architecture and construction firm JSa have converted a dilapidated two-storey house into the ‘PDC offices’, in mexico city. the layout is arranged around a double height atrium at the center, with two work areas flanking to the front and rear. the ground floor circulation cuts directly from the main entry to the back patio. the corridor is distinguished by its wood finish, while either threshold is treated in corten steel. in the back, an extended door frame protrudes into the the private patio, which features vegetation for shading and provides an outdoor space for employees to relax.

JSa PDC offices designboom

the main entry is treated in corten steel

JSa PDC offices designboom

a wood finished central corridor runs directly links the front entry to the back patio

JSa PDC offices designboom

the layout is arranged around a double height atrium, containing the building’s staircase

JSa PDC offices designboom

translucent glass separates the central atrium from the flanking offices

JSa PDC offices designboom

JSa PDC offices designboom

JSa PDC offices designboom

team work areas are located on the upper level

JSa PDC offices designboom

an elongated door frame projects into the back patio

 

 

 

 

project info:

 

location: mexico city, mexico
client: oficinas pdc
date of completion: 2013
site area: 160sqm
total built area: 114 sqm (ground floor); 104 sqm (upper floor); 218 sqm (total)

 

JSa team:

 

design: javier sánchez, aisha ballesteros, jorge gonzález, eli hernández, iranzu santamaría, laura natividad, dania gutierrez. juan jesús pérez
rendering: gerardo fonseca, misael romero, luis frausto
models: edith razo, anayetzi ruiz, omar cortés, javier osorio
project management: aisha ballesteros, jorge gonzález, iranzu santamaría
construction management: aisha ballesteros, jorge gonzález, iranzu santamaría
contractors: ramón cueto
architectural supervision: aisha ballesteros, jorge gonzález, iranzu santamaría