A self-sustaining community located on km 34 of the Tulum-Cobá tourist corridor in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo.
It has 375 hectares designed to preserve and protect the jungle. Permeable roads, the use of clean energy, green common
areas, the use of natural resources from the region for the construction of homes and the participation of the local
peoples through their know-how, make Kuyabeh a magical place come true.
RESTAURANT & BAR
HOLISTIC CENTER SPA
Each action can reflect who we are, what we feel, how we receive guidance and where we are headed.
The 4 Elements House is the reflection of our relationship with nature, as part of a whole, as an equal.
We allow the 4 elements to direct our needs, remembering that which is vital, that which urges us to wake up each morning and to feel alive with
This architecture represents the cycle of life, the autonomy of the setting, allowing the earth to offer us its natural resources, a design based on ancient
regional techniques and materials, such as the use of Mayan stone.
All the elements play a very special role, one where the proposition is simple, living connected with the most essential.
The 4 Elements House is designed around a pool from which the spaces are articulated, maintaining
a direct relationship with each corner of the home; this makes the house feel more spacious and a pleasant microclimate is generated.
In this residence the lines are clean, the color palette is soft, with peaceful views of the vegetation.
A design that seeks nothing more than to be an extension of nature’s own simplicity, with architecture that revolves around the landscape.
Three volumes make up this house, 4 elements guide its features: fire, water, air, and earth.
This residence allows us to investigate new ways of designing and conceiving the space. A true eco-technology laboratory, located in the
Mayan jungle, a place that invites us to uphold a constant connection with the outside.
A fire pit that reminds us of the importance of our ancestors, a place where closeness to fire helps us connect with the beings we love the most, to open a space for introspection or transmutation of our feelings.