rojkind arquitectos studio visit: various projects
 
rojkind arquitectos studio visit: various projects
dec 17, 2009

rojkind arquitectos studio visit: various projects

last week designboom visited rojkind arquitectos’ studio in mexico city. in this post we feature some of their study models from various projects:

study model for nestlé chocolate museum image © designboom(following text provided by rojkind arquitectos)

nestlé chocolate museum designed: january, 2007 completed: april, 2007

‘nestlé’s chocolate factory in mexico city (located in paseo tollocan near toluca) was in need of an inner pathway for visitors to see the production of their favourite chocolates, a group of experts put together by rojkind arquitectos and traqs suggested bigger plans for the company: why not create the first chocolate museum in mexico and have a 300-meter long façade along the motorway as the new image of the factory. so the first phase took shape and required a 634m2 space that could accommodate the main entrance for the children to have the most pleasant experience and to start the voyage into the chocolate factory as soon as they enter this playful yet striking space, the reception area, the theatre that would serve as preparation for the nestlé experience, the store or museum shop, and the passage to the tunnel inside the old existing factory.’

rojkind arquitectos studio visit: various projects study model for nestlé chocolate museum image © designboom

‘an architectural experience. sensorial architecture, from the surprises, the twists and folds. an architectural challenge. as much the forms and the spaces they contain, like the times are taken to the limit. foldings and record time: 2.5 months to finish and that included design and construction! the complexities of architectural projects require a team effort and in this case we organized 3-8hr shifts in order to deliver the project in time.’

rojkind arquitectos studio visit: various projects study model for nestlé chocolate museum image © designboom

‘a playful folding shape that is evocative for kids, of an origami shaped bird, or maybe a spaceship, or could it be an ‘alebrije’? what might seem like a capricious form is the fruit of diligent design explorations and an intuition about what the place should express. the result is as firm as the faceted shapes which sustain it.’

rojkind arquitectos studio visit: various projects nestlé chocolate museum image courtesy rojkind arquitectos © paul rivera

rojkind arquitectos studio visit: various projects nestlé chocolate museum interior image courtesy rojkind arquitectos © paul rivera

rojkind arquitectos studio visit: various projects nestlé chocolate museum image courtesy rojkind arquitectos © paul rivera

rojkind arquitectos studio visit: various projects 1st version model for gómez morín image © designboom

rojkind arquitectos studio visit: various projects detail of 1st version model for gómez morín image © designboom

rojkind arquitectos studio visit: various projects gómez morín image courtesy rojkind arquitectos

rojkind arquitectos studio visit: various projects 1st version model for gómez morín image © designboom

rojkind arquitectos studio visit: various projects study model for QI building miami – design by rojkind arquitectos and derek dellekamp image © designboom

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