Resort San Fernando is positioned within the Condesa neighbourhood of Mexico Metropolis, a largely residential zone that in recent times has seen an inflow of nationwide and worldwide travellers.
The face of the construction was restored and painted a light-weight inexperienced, with darker inexperienced used on the awnings that present protection for seating connected to the lodge’s foyer and restaurant, which open to the road by means of glass-paned French doorways.
An artwork deco-style brand spells out the title of the lodge above the door. Saint Fernando is called the patron saint of engineers, and the crew wished to focus on this by sustaining the title of the unique constructing within the branding of the brand new construction.
“We wished to honour this constructing,” mentioned Bunkhouse senior vp of design Tenaya Hills.
“We love the story and the historical past and wish to think about what it has been for individuals over the many years.”
This major entrance incorporates a steel door with glass panes knowledgeable by the unique stained glass of the constructing.
The entry hall leads previous a foyer lounge, with lighting by Oaxaca studio Oaxifornia and furnishings by native gallery Originario; and design studios Daniel Y Catalina, and La Metropolitana, which additionally created customized furnishings for all the visitor suites.
On the far finish of the foyer lounge is the restaurant’s bar, which options a big semi-circular cupboard with mirrored again to carry the spirits. A chandelier by native sculptor Rebeca Cors hangs above the clay-clad bar.
The doorway hall has inexperienced encaustic concrete tiles from the unique constructing. Different unique particulars embrace the wainscotting and casement home windows.
A reception space is positioned on the finish of the hall and behind it’s a round staircase with metal-and-wood railing that leads all the best way up by means of the constructing, with landings on every of its 5 flooring, terminating at a terrace on high of the constructing.
The visitor rooms vary from single-room setups to multi-room suites, the biggest of that are accessed by means of French doorways with opaque home windows.
Right here the studio departed from the greens used on the outside and the foyer and utilised smooth orange, pink and white paints.
Flooring within the rooms are both tile or wooden and furnishings made out of light-coloured wooden is roofed by domestically derived textiles. Three rooms on the rooftop stage function furnishings designed by Bunkhouse and fabricated by native design outfit B Collective Studio.
Pendant lamps and sconces by native ceramicist Anfora are discovered within the kitchens and bogs.
The rooftop incorporates a tiled eating and lounge space surrounded by sculptural breeze blocks, designed to imitate the unique constructing’s patterned stained glass.
Different motels in Mexico embrace a tile-clad construction in San Miguel de Allende by Productora and Esrawe Studio and a lodge in Mexico City with wooden lattices by PPAA.
The pictures is by Chad Wadsworth.