Shelter in an eroded landscape. Casa Majalca by OAX Arquitectos

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Architects
OAX Arquitectos. Lead architect.- José García Toledo.
Design team
José García Toledo, Fernanda Roiz Silva, Luis Carlos Rodríguez González.
Collaborators
Structural engineering.- Manuel Jezzini.
Energy efficiency.- Carlos Estrada Zubía.
Interior design.- Aileen García.
Area
300 sqm.
Dates
9 June 2017 - 12 July 2021.
Location
Majalca National Park, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Photography
The Raws. Paco Álvarez.

José García Toledo. OAX Arquitectos

OAX Arquitectos is an architecture studio founded in 2017 by José García Toledo. Its headquarters is located in San Nicolás de los Garza, Mexico.

José García Toledo is an architect graduated from ITESM Campus Monterrey in 1992, he worked in different studios focused on housing, obtaining with Grupo Corporativo Javer an honorable mention in the category of social housing in the CEMEX award (1996).

He is co-founder of the firm Planeta Diseño + Construcción (2000) together with Eduardo Vásquez Velásquez and founder of OAX arquitectos (2017). He has developed several housing, services, commercial and urban planning projects. He is a finalist for the XI CEMEX Building Award (2003) with Casa Ortiz, and has designed the Casa Sorteo Tec 199 (2015) with which he won the XIX Biennial of Architecture of the CANL (2017) in the category of residential housing of more than 450 m², as well as an honourable mention with the work Parvada CoWork in the category of public and private workspaces in the same competition. With the same work, he received an honourable mention in the category of private workspaces at the XV National and International Biennial of Mexican Architecture of the FCARM (2018).

In 2019 he won the Calli de cristal at the XX Biennial of Architecture in the category of health and hospital spaces, as well as an honourable mention in the category of single-family housing over 450 m² for the work Casa Portal.

He has been a professor at the School of Architecture, Art and Design at ITESM Monterrey from 2011 to date, teaching various architecture workshops.

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