ART & DESIGN

A World Of His Own

Tecoh, the artist Jorge Pardo’s most ambitious project to date, is equal parts house, Sculpture, and utopia.


Photographer: Martyn Thompson
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Photographer: Martyn Thompson

The central room in Tecoh’s main house.

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Jorge Pardo sits beneath one of Tecoh’s Indian laurel trees.

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The jungle reflected in one of Tecoh’s lap pools.

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A bedroom in the main house, with its riot of patterns.

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A remnant of the original hacienda.

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Photographer: Martyn Thompson

Rigami-shaped light wells in the ceiling of the main house.

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Photographer: Martyn Thompson

Glazed tiles in the Blue Room bathroom.

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Photographer: Martyn Thompson

The curving staircase that leads to the sculpture garden on the roof.

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Photographer: Martyn Thompson

The West Wing, in the original part of the hacienda.

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A former smokestack becomes a canvas for Pardo.

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Photographer: Martyn Thompson

Exterior of the Orange Room, from the garden.

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Photographer: Martyn Thompson

An external view of the Orange Room and Blue Room, Mayan-inspired pavilions covered in hemp to integrate them into the landscape.

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Photographer: Martyn Thompson

The Blue Room.

Photography asssistant: Evan Strang