15 Notary by Mexican firm Taller5 architecture, is a building transformed from a house, serving as a notary office in León, Gto, México.
+ Project description courtesy of Taller5 architecture
The 15 Notary respond to each city prevailing needs of recreate obsolete buildings which use an specific piece of land, to create new spaces that revalue the property and resolve the zone necessities.
Under this premise taller5 achieved a success, discovering a home second vocation transforming it in offices, with required sensitive, instead demand a larger demolition, took the 80% of the structure and transform the building in functional work areas.
The program required, a reception, meeting rooms, private rooms, restrooms, living room and training venues, as well as the attention and service standards interpretation, in one of the eldest professions in our country; the Notary Public.
On this case, we would have to grant to the corporative image, modern equipped work systems and advance costumer service.
The access is flanked with a water mirror and a pre-existent tree; this space works as access and smoker’s area, once the guest is place in the lobby is received for the light and the ventilation, which enter trough an interior yard which is cover with an Ariel Rojo( recognised designer) sculptural screen. The public services area is place in the ground floor while in the second floor are place the optional areas. The main concept was to create sober spaces with light grey tones in walls and ceilings, and oxford grey in floor and structural elements, giving the warm touch using zebrano wood in the joinery.
+ Project credits / data
Project: 15 Notary
Office name: taller5 architecture (Octavio Arreola C. Architect + Elisa Lerma G de Q Architect + Mariano Arreola C. Architect)
Lattice designer: Ariel Rojo Interior Designer
Collaborators: Julio Rivera Architect and Rene Torres Architect
Structural calculation: Mario Araujo Ruiz, Engeneer
Furniture: ARVI furniture (Palmira Chavez, Interior Designer)
Photography: Roberto Ortiz Acevedo
Location: León, Gto, México
Site area: 350 m2
Built-up area: 433.50 m2