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Faro Iztapalapa

Mexico City, 2014

FIRST PLACE / 2014

Invitation-only Competition

The following are some of the project’s main design guidelines:

1. To re-establish the neighborhood’s unity

2. To re-connect and anchor the “island” to the urban network in the north (Centro Cívico) and the south (Cerro de la Estrella)

3. To give the streets back to pedestrians

4. To promote a quality public space

5. To generate new architectural elements capable of making social relations more dynamic

6. To make design decisions that facilitate the implementation of social activities that support local and external inhabitants

7. To promote the use of public space and quality of design as means to improve environmental quality

Area

710 sqm

Type

Landscape
Public building
Tower
Competition

Status

Project

Project Scope

Conceptual design, architectural project

Authors

Julio Gaeta / Luby Springall

Collaborators

Tiago Pinto de Carvalho, Karina Manríquez, Daniel Julve, Sean Ramírez, Javier Fernández, Aldo Urban, Jorge Torres, Marina Ruíz, Filipa Morgado, Josep Romans, Raúl Soria, Eugenia Díaz.

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