Colectivo C733 tops brick music faculty with hovering timber roof in Mexico

Mexican studio Colectivo C733 has created a brick music faculty in Nacajuca, Mexico that features two buildings and a lofty, cantilevered roof fabricated from coconut wooden.

The Mexico Metropolis-based collective accomplished the 1,325-square metre (120-square metre) Casa de Música in 2021.

Colectivo C733 added a hovering coconut wooden roof to the music faculty

The ability is a part of the state’s city growth program and “offers an area for social gatherings with heat supplies and pure air flow, whereas musicians profit from spacious, remoted school rooms with state-of-the-art tools,” C733 instructed Dezeen.

Casa de Música consists of two volumes linked by a public boulevard.

Exterior of the brick Casa de Musica school by Colectivo C733 with large windows and a cantilevered timber roof
The varsity is positioned within the Mexican metropolis of Nacajuca

The bigger quantity – an open-plan group centre constructed on the foundations of a earlier construction – boasts a big offset gable roof with one roof aircraft extending previous the ridge line and cantilevering over a skylight and the alternative roof aircraft.

The north and south sides are supported by a collection of double brick partitions that maintain the 24-metre trusses. The west finish is clear with rectangular glass panels shielded from the road by a porous brick display screen, whereas the east finish holds a service core.

Exterior of the Casa de Musica school with extended brick walls and cantilevered timber roofs
Double brick partitions help the roof construction

The social area additionally holds a mezzanine stage for workshops and native musicians.

The smaller quantity is the music faculty — consisting of eight school rooms, a cafeteria, restrooms and administration places of work — that displays the rhythm of the group centre’s construction by means of compact areas organized in a line.

“The sloping roof of the constructing creates a double-height area in every of those areas, with an higher terrace providing views of the treetops,” the group mentioned.

Each buildings characteristic native coconut wooden, brick partitions, and clay tiles that present heat, pure freshness, and acoustic management. Wood doorways open between every structural bay, making a loggia-like advanced that opens the ability to the general public.

An expansive interior space with a large pitched timber roof and glazed gable end
The bigger of the 2 buildings is a group centre

“The mission attracts inspiration from the standard Mesoamerican pocho dance and modern expressions, incorporating heat supplies, pure air flow, and a give attention to native sources to create an area that pays tribute to its location and enhances present components,” the group mentioned.

The group appeared past the location to prioritize the land on which the centre sits.

A covered exterior walkway with a brick floor and timber walls next to a glazed gable-ended building
Brick, wooden and clay supplies had been chosen so as to add heat

“It’s important that tasks pay tribute to their location, significantly after they have the potential to spotlight what already exists,” the group mentioned.

The mission faces a polluted creek; however the roof directs and collects rainwater, filtering it to be used in restrooms, passing it by means of biodigesters and biofilters in a wetland-type therapy and discharging clear water into the native river as a water administration various.

Two external brick walls topped with pitched timber roofs
A boulevard connects the varsity’s two buildings

The domestically sourced coconut wooden captures carbon dioxide, generates a smaller carbon footprint than different supplies and promotes each craftsmanship and employment for the native workforce.

C733 consists of designers Gabriela Carrillo, Carlos Facio, Eric Valdez, Israel Espín and José Amozurrutia

In Matamoros simply off the Texas-Mexico border, C733 created a brick purchasing centre with inverted trapezoidal roof varieties. Different tasks with timber roofs in Mexico embrace a vacation residence in Avándaro by Estudio MMX.

The images is by Yoshihiro Koitani.

Challenge credit:
Colectivo C733: Gabriela Carrillo, Eric Valdez, Israel Espín, José Amozurrutia, Carlos Facio (TO)
Design group: Álvaro Martínez, Fernando Venado, Eduardo Palomino
Govt architect: Leticia Sánchez, Victor Arriata
Constructions: LABG (Eric Valdez), GIEE, GECCO Ingeniería
Electrical and mechanical engineering: Enrique Zenón
Panorama architects: Taller de Paisaje Hugo Sánchez
Different consultants: Carlos Hano, Laurent Herbiet
Contractor: Francisco Tripp – Grupo Plarciac
Shopper: SEDATU, Municipio de Nacajuca