Location: Puebla, Mexico
Area: 3,000 m²
Client: Grupo Habita
Associate Architect: Serrano Monjaraz Arquitectos
Landscape: Espacios Verdes
Interior Design: Legorreta + Legorreta, Serrano Monjaraz Arquitectos
2007 AIA Honor Award 2007, Interior Design Category
2008 International Architecture Award, Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture & Design
2008 Hospitality Design Award, by Hospitality Magazine, U.S.A.
2008 Silver Medal, Xth Mexican Architecture Biennial
The hotel was built around the ruins of a former water purification plant in the colonial center of the city of Puebla. The blend of the old and the contemporary established a contrast of forms, spaces and materials for the guests to live in.