Mexico’s wealth and history emanate from the pores of its volcanic rock. It is a material that transmits strength and keeps untold stories, and Peca has mastered the art of polishing and molding it into soft, inviting objects.
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Access is a transition space between the facade and the general area. Multiple panels with organic movement were created to represent a three-dimensional and infinite effect with mirrors at the ends, playing with indirect lighting that has an important role in giving more depth and movement to this space.
The street level houses fifty three vending stalls configured in an organic and fluid arrangement, which reinterprets the grid of the traditional market. The two upper levels house a couple of restaurants and roof deck. The project also includes and open air space surrounded by a fully functional vertical vegetable garden, from which fresh produce will be harvest to then be sold at the market, thus completing the cycle of production-distribution-retail.
By using recycled content in the Shaw Contract Group carpet, ceilings and wooden finishes the firm achieved to decrease the damaging procedures that the planet is subjected to. The lighting includes LED technology and by choosing Herman Miller as their dealer, the client was assured that the furniture was made by clean and sustainable processes.