Was designed by LAR / FERNANDO ROMER, The Pyramid project is located in Mérida, Mexico the largest city of the Yucatán Peninsula, and the twelfth in the country according to its population. It was built on the site of the Maya city of T’ho, or the city of the five hills, which referred to five pyramids, and has been considered as one of the oldest continually occupied cities in the Americas.
With such historical background, and being inserted in what had been a center of Mayan culture and activity for centuries, our project reflects the importance of this epicentre by drawing from the imagery of a traditional pyramid. It also reflects the current context where architecture tries to achieve an ecological agenda and an ironic return to the Mayan strategy of achieving a symbiosis with nature.
It is based on offices and apartments. In a volatile market that is always changing LAR suggested a section that can work equally well for both work and housing so that, according to market absorption, the percentage of one or the other can be altered on demand.