Posts tagged as 'Pascal Arquitectos'

Thu 7.7.

Mourning House by Pascal Arquitectos (MX)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 07.07.2011 - Tagged as: ,

Mourning House by Pascal Arquitectos; photo by Víctor Benítez

Pascal Arquitectos, the Mexico City-based practice established by brothers Carlos and Gerard Pascal in 1979, has realised this multi-award winning Mourning House located in Mexico City’s residential area of Bosques de las Lomas. Described by the architects as a ‘project with very strong emotional implications’, this modest, strikingly solemn building has been completed in 2006 and has been inspired by the Mayan tombs in Palenque and Ancient Egyptian mastabas. To comply with the strict rules and building codes of Jewish Religion, a group of scholars oversaw the project throughout its completion. (more…)