Estudio ALA has designed El Perdido, which embraces Baja California Sur's historical roots and material culture.
Traditional building techniques have been used in novel applications to foster new behaviors in a region where tradition is being lost to rapid development.
Estudio ALA considers how desert tourism might foster the sustainable development of territory to champion environmental health and the well-being of local communities.
In a region where the corrosion of culture and tradition is being accelerated by rapid development, El Perdido provides a glimpse to the past while suggesting a potential design language for the future.
In order to dissipate established hierarchies, traditional building techniques have been embraced in novel applications and recast to foster new behaviors.