Arkilätt: Enlightened architecture in Mérida

For a year and a half, Arkilätt has been designing, remodeling, and building in Mérida, Yucatán. Their emphasis is in restoration, and lighting design.

Melipona Beecheii: Caring for the sacred Mayan bee

The Yucatán Peninsula is known around the world for the quality of its honey, produced by the 17 bee species that live in the Peninsula. Among them is the Melipona Beecheii bee, dubbed "the sacred Mayan bee."
"Casa del Árbol" from inside terrace.

La Casa en el Árbol: A playground for grown-ups

"La Casa en el Árbol"– House in a tree, sits at the heart of Yaxkukul, a municipality in the interior of Yucatán. It is a retreat house for the owner, whose family lived for many years on those very grounds. The project draws inspiration from a “solar”, a traditional country Mayan house.
Antique flowerpot.

Ser Eterno: Furniture and the passing of time

Some of us design enthusiasts have a soft spot for vintage furniture. There is something about its endurance and its imperfections that stand as proof of a storied history. Luckily for us, furniture restoration...
Casa Luna Llena in Mérida

White water retreat

An artist’s Centro retreat embraces neutral colors and clear refreshing water.