Jaque Studio creates "small village" of guest lodges for Tulum's Jungle Keva hotel - architecture and design

Jaque Studio creates "small village" of guest lodges for Tulum's Jungle Keva hotel



Palm leaf-lined ceilings meet wooden fixtures and furnishings inside this hotel in Tulum, which Jaque Studio has designed in reference to its verdant surroundings.

Jungle Keva comprises of just four 50 square-metre guest lodges, which have been dotted throughout a tree-filled plot of land to foster the same atmosphere of "being in a small village in the Mayan jungle".
This landscape directly informed the material palette applied throughout the hotel, which has been designed by Jaque Studio.

"I get inspiration from the contemporary movement that has been developing in Mexico in the past 10 years, where there is a search for pure forms and natural materials that blend with the surrounding context," Jesús Acosta, founder of the studio, told Dezeen. "In a sense, it's like an abstraction or simplification of vernacular architecture: easy to read, simple, and with a social, natural, and economic conscience."

Aiming to preserve around 70 per cent of the site's vegetation, the studio has constructed the guest lodges amongst clusters of existing trees.
Each building features a pitched timber roof lined with palm fronds, and white walls made from Chukum ? a type of stucco hailing from Mexico's Yucatan region, which is a mixture of limestone and the resin of Chukum trees.

The underside of the roof has been lined with a gold-hued textile woven from palm leaves, selected by the studio for its ability to let in natural light throughout the day.

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