The Bamer Hotel used to be one of many emblems in downtown Mexico City during the 1940's. After the massive earthquake that shook the City in 1985, the Bamer Hotel was abandoned and sealed to public and used for almost twelve years as the place for clandestine parties and homeless living.
With the support from the Fundación del Centro Histórico, as much as 80 pieces of furniture from the rooms were able to be retrieved before the building's remodeling. Since the furniture was dependant of the architecture and was heavily damaged during its dismantling, the project urged to return their value and functional capabilities through a restoration and integrated design process.
The prosthetic design is completely independent from the original mahogany and oak furniture and is made using plywood and CNC technology, enabling them to be easily reproduced and repaired if necessary. They remain dependant of an architectural space but are no longer limited to a specific time or place.
The project was granted with a special recognition during the Premios Quorum in 2012.