méctamo designs KAI artist residency in peru's sacred valley méctamo designs KAI artist residency in peru's sacred valley
jun 16, 2016

méctamo designs KAI artist residency in peru's sacred valley

méctamo designs KAI artist residency in peru’s sacred valley




nestled amongst the mountains of cusco, peru, otherwise known as the sacred valley of the incas, is the ‘KAI’ artist residency. designed by lima-based studio méctamo, the program is enveloped in a land of rich natural beauty and ancient cultural heritage.


the complex provides living and work facilities for four creatives at any given time, grouped in a cluster of buildings on a 2,800m2 plot. construction relies on local techniques and spatial organization — with updated sustainability measures — supporting the development of its inhabitants diverse artistic needs. 

site courtyard
all images © méctamo

front area and entrance

méctamo KAI artist residency peru sacred valley

apartment interior

second floor apartment

méctamo KAI artist residency peru sacred valley
exhibition room

rounded studio cove

méctamo KAI artist residency peru sacred valley

entrance wall



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