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March 4, 2014
The Classic Touches of Mid-Century Modern Design

The Classic Touches of Mid-Century Modern Design

If you’re an admirer of mid-century modern design, you’ll find a striking collection of reimagined pieces throughout NIZUC Spa & Resort. Architect and interior designer Alejandro Escudero has added chic mid-century touches to his twenty-first century design by including an ensemble of handcrafted seating that recalls the elegant and timeless furniture of the late 1940s and ‘50s.

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March 4, 2014
A fusion of coolness and warmth on the Quintana Roo coast

A fusion of coolness and warmth on the Quintana Roo coast

Design and architecture projects a ‘cool’ quality when it is simple; geometric; sleek; unadorned; in radiant color. In contrast, it intimates a ‘warm’ ambience when it is decorative; textured; patterned; handcrafted; in muted colors. At NIZUC Spa & Resort, architect and interior designer Alejandro Escudero has fused architectural and decorative elements of ‘cool’ and ‘warm,’ inspired by the environment and natural landscape of NIZUC’s Cancun location.

NIZUC occupies a stunning, yet secluded, spot on Mexico’s warm Quintana Roo coast where it touches the cool blue waters of the Mesoamerican Reef. Here, a series of box-like architectural volumes sit long and low along the sandy coastline. They are adorned with decorative features such as decking and awnings that enhance and emphasize geometry and linearity; and wooden horizontal slats and patterned encasements that add unassuming detail.

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March 4, 2014
The indigenous spirit of NIZUC Resort & Spa

The indigenous spirit of NIZUC Resort & Spa

Inspired by the local setting, architect and interior designer Alejandro Escudero has sought to integrate the NIZUC Resort & Spa with its natural and spiritual surroundings through architecture, landscaping, and decoration. Escudero has used natural materials, reinstated indigenous flora, and incorporated references to the native ecosystem to create a subtle backdrop to the stunning and enchanting landscape of the Quintana Roo coast.

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March 4, 2014
Delight your visual senses at Terra Nostra and Ramona

Delight your visual senses at Terra Nostra and Ramona

NIZUC Resort & Spa offers it guests the choice of ten restaurants, bars, and lounges; each renowned for their culinary excellence and atmospheric design. Here, we take a look at the design of Terra Nostra and Ramona, in which architect and interior designer Alejandro Escudero has recycled industrial objects and colonial-era decorative arts.

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