Juan José Díaz (2012) Tlayacapan, Morelos, Mexico

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Architecte Juan Jose Diaz

prefab, Tequesquitengo, État de Morelos, Mexico 1963Arq. Juan Jose Diaz Infante – prefab, Tequesquitengo, Morelos, Mexico 1963

Or at least that was the mindset of customers who have inherited these structures dating back to the project of modular housing of the experimental architect Juan Jose Diaz Infante, Kalikosmia , which was conducted in 1970.

Architectural works of the architect and designer Juan José Díaz Infante:
The creative architect of the TAPO, the Mexican Stock Exchange and the Cougars are known career in the exhibition: “The skins of space” Architectural works of the architect and designer Juan José Díaz Infante.

Magazine (below) unfortunately too small to read:

Juan Jose Diaz Infante through the recovery of six parabolic body polyester unexpected originally found by the original owner: Were recycled and brought back to life to create this new home: Residence – Modular House Hulls Polyester (2012) – Tlayacapan, Morelos, Mexico

This project began when customers have inherited an old polyester structure of a modular home where they spent weekends in years 1970.

The experimental house structure – designed by Mexican architect Juan José Díaz visionary Infante as part of its project Kalikosmia – using six shells which can be assembled in a variety of configurations. These shells were made of polystyrene foam coated on both faces of glass fiber, as a surfboard: a light foam core with a inflexible outer surface.
The owners bought a parcel at a Mexico City-hour drive to recycle six parabolic fiberglass modules re-assembling.

Recycled items were placed on an exposed concrete base of a meter high, for larger space and thus prevent the hot air concentration inside the vessel. The outdoor terraces are covered with concrete with a texture created by the wooden formwork (used once or twice before) to contrast between the dark concrete with a rough texture and white and smooth surfaces restored shells.

architectural design: PRODUCER

(Carlos Bedoya, Jaime Victor, Wonne Ickx, Abel Beads)
collaborators: Amauri Sidh, Sonia Starck, Ivan Villegas
Type of project: Residence – recycling fiberglass elements
Lieu: Tlayacapan, Morelos, Mexico
built area: 90 m²
Date 2012 – Construction: Papaloapan constructions (Javier Arriola)
Photography: Luis Gallardo


Photos Luis Gallardo

Juan Jose Diaz Infante

Structure, prefab, Tequesquitengo, Morelos, Mexico 1963.

Mexican Stock Exchange. Paseo de la Reforma et Rhine River. Mexico, DF



Virginia Maneval

I am the daughter of Jean Benjamin Maneval, famous urban architect who notably created the Bulle Six Coques, a plastic house from the pop years. You can also find me on my Facebook page Bubblemania.fr or on my page La Bulle Six Coques by Jean Benjamin Maneval.

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