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Mi Pullman: remodeling a Mexican Art Nouveau townhouse III Ros Chenery

This is the third installment in a story about my love affair with an old house in Mexico. One day I found myself standing in front of a beautiful three story, art nouveau town house. It was shabby, obviously neglected, and unlived in, but it had certain magic about it, which captured both my imagination and my heart. I knew, in that moment and with great certainly, that one day I would buy it. read more

Mi Pullman: remodeling a Mexican Art Nouveau townhouse II Ros Chenery

This is a story about my love affair with an old house in Mexico. One day I found myself standing in front of a beautiful three storey, art nouveau town house. It was shabby, obviously neglected, and unlived in, but it had certain magic about it, which captured both my imagination and my heart. I knew, in that moment and with great certainly, that one day I would buy it. read more

Mi Pullman: remodeling a Mexican Art Nouveau townhouse I Ros Chenery

This is a story about my love affair with an old house in Mexico. One day I found myself standing in front of a beautiful three storey, art nouveau town house. It was shabby, obviously neglected, and unlived in, but it had certain magic about it, which captured both my imagination and my heart. I knew, in that moment and with great certainly, that one day I would buy it. read more

The cupola: Spain's gift to Mexico's colonial architecture J. Brad Grieve

A brick dome or cupola can be very attractive... and also, a maintenance problem.

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Water pressure systems versus the rooftop tinaco tank in the Mexican home J. Brad Grieve

Traditionally, the water pressure in your Mexican home would be supplied by a tank of water up on the roof of your home that is called a tinaco in Spanish. Water draining from the tank flows under the ... read more

Mexico Design & Style: The Series Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr

Celebrated for their simple splendor, Mexican design elements reflect the rich heritage of Mexico's tradition-bound world. Charmed by the character and ingenuity of the Mexican people, we have been ir... read more

Architecture of Mexico: coastal architecture Tim Street-Porter

From the book "CASA MEXICANA" ©1989 Tim Street-Porter, published by Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York. Reproduced by special permission of the publisher and author.    The c... read more
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