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In Mexico: a Contemporary Home Suggests Luxury Shopping

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The glossy perfection of this luxury home from Paola Calzada Arquitectos in Mexico City almost suggests retail shopping.

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The grandeur of the entrance, approached down these stairs, unveiling the formality of the dining room, approaches that of an upscale shopping mall.

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The highly polished perfection of a shiny black floor makes for a glossy setting for a formal dinner.

You can almost hear the nervous clickety clack of high heels on this floor.

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Even the landscaping is flawless.

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Transparent, double-height glass walls look out on a landscaped courtyard garden with a spectacular swimming pool.

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The glass can be made darker, to create a sophisticated mood.

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Fascinating shapes carve out vast spaces in the double height living room.

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But the comforts of home are settled into the huge storefront setting as if to impersonate family life in the window.

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Even the heart of a home; the kitchen, seems more like a luxury retailer of kitchen experiences, set in a mall.

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Overall, the impression is of a house designed more to impress and intimidate others than to live.

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Casa Lomas de Chapultepec seems less like a place to live, than a place to be displayed.

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Not so much a home, as an extension of consumerism.

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2 Comments so far to “In Mexico: a Contemporary Home Suggests Luxury Shopping”
  1. INSPIRE-SE: decoração [20] « Says:

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  2. Vivian Says:

    Esta bella esta casa

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