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Real de los Reyes, Mexico City, Mexico | 2020
  • Real de los Reyes, Mexico City, Mexico | 2020
  • Real de los Reyes, Mexico City, Mexico | 2020
  • Real de los Reyes, Mexico City, Mexico | 2020
Real de los Reyes, Mexico City, Mexico | 2020

Architects: Miguel de la Torre MTA+V
MTA+V Lead Architect: Miguel de la Torre
General Contractor: NAVEL
Client: NAVEL
Photographers: Rafael Gamo 

Real de Los Reyes is a group of houses located in the Coyoacan borough, south Mexico City, where museums, craft markets, and public spaces full of history stand out, preserving a colonial and bohemian style. The area is full of recreational places for everyday life, from outdoor cafes, restaurants, art galleries, and ice cream parlors to tree-lined and cobblestone streets. It gives you the feeling of traveling back in time in an environment of history, culture, and tradition, without losing services such as shopping centers, schools, gyms, and restaurants. Real de Los Reyes offers luxury and comfort for its inhabitants through its large areas, security system, architectural finishes, and distribution of spaces. This allows it to get adapted to different lifestyles, whether living in a family or individual.

The spaces of the houses are designed to be versatile for daily life, meetings, or rest, it offers the possibility of customizing the finishes according to the preferences and needs of its inhabitants. It has 13 houses, from 320 m2, distributed on three levels, each with ample parking, a roof garden, and a patio. The design of the façade of the complex seeks to be unique in the area, without compromising the environment and its essence. It is made of orange-pigmented concrete, which gives the appearance of passing time in a subtle way and according to the space where it is located. Its lattice with circular perforations gives a feeling of lightness to the façade and allows a certain connection with the outside in a discreet way. The characteristic color of the construction makes it a focus of attention when passing through the area, being a hallmark of its identity and culture.