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Posts tagged 'Mexico City'

Vertebral creates community garden in Mexico City with reused materials

The El Terreno project centres ecological and social sustainability in a city where access to green space is rare – and is now used as

Architecture

Single-person ‘refuge’ designed for urban public spaces

First installed in Mexico City, Zeller & Moye’s Halo is intended to provide a mirrored sanctuary away from city crowds in the Covid-19 pandemic Words

Architecture

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Inspired by Mexican modernism, Young & Ayata collaborated with Michan Architecture to create an unexpected concrete apartment block New York-based practice Young & Ayata, in

Buildings
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Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest commit to clean construction

The cities have pledged to halve emissions from construction activities by 2030 The mayors of Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have pledged to

Cities

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

The 1960s concrete building has been transformed by local practice BAAQ’ into 35 homes with an industrial yet elegant aesthetic Words by Lauren Teague Just

Buildings

A laboratory for Mexico City

In Mexico City, Gabriella Gomez-Mont’s team is reimagining the megalopolis, with the help of video-game developers, robot designers and the city’s many informal communities. Icon

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New Territories: Design and art in Latin America

A show at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design reveals more about the diversity of contemporary Latin American design than its geographic specificity A

Review

2014 Icon Awards shortlist: Building of the Year

Here are the shortlisted projects for the category, sponsored by KI, that was last year won by Praça das Artes by Brasil Arquitetura ASPEN ART MUSEUM,

News

Frida Escobedo: “There’s no such thing as a blank slate in Mexico”

Frida Escobedo Mexican architect Frida Escobedo has rejected labels, genres and stylistic rigour in favour of a casual approach that mixes modernism with ornamental and

Features

Soumaya Museum by Fernando Romero

The Soumaya Museum in Mexico City is a shiny, glimmering structure that resembles a 150ft-high cooling tower or ventilation shaft that has been spun out

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15th-century Corsican monastery transformed with copper extension

Museum of London exhibition celebrates contemporary London makers

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Ajlan Gharem announced as winner of the Jameel Prize

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

Design London makes LDF debut this September

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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15th-century Corsican monastery transformed with copper extension

Museum of London exhibition celebrates contemporary London makers

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Ajlan Gharem announced as winner of the Jameel Prize

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

Design London makes LDF debut this September

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula


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