Located in one of the most iconic and chic areas of Mexico City, the Colonia Hipódromo Condesa which was developed in the beginning of the XX century; is well known for its parks and green areas; surrounded by coffee shops, bookstores, restaurants, galleries and boutiques Arroyo Solís Agraz + taller paralelo transformed an old abandoned building from 1937 into a new hotel boutique recovered by Nice to see you group.
As in any big cosmopolitan city center, the old building is surrounded by constructions, having a single façade to the street, which was respected and resorted 100% to save the spirit of the of Art Deco Era. Inside, the guestrooms find their own way through the patios that bring light and ventilation, giving to every single one of the 26 rooms their own mystique atmosphere.
Casa Decu counts with 26 rooms with different distributions that go from 20 to 50 square meters. All of them count with a small living with kitchen and full bathroom; all ventilated and illuminated naturally through the interior patios. The rooms facing the façade of Culiacan street can be transformed into double rooms. The main patio is covered with a translucent structure. The roof top which has a common area and a gym, can be used any time of the year, where you can enjoy the urban skyline of the city.
The project took advantage of the old abandoned structure of an apartment building with a new architectural program that reactivates a forgotten space. The concept respects both the original essence of the building as well as the main facade and the interior facades; the glass, the stairs, the floor and the materials used in the 1930’s were restored to preserve this essence.