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    Meet the Design Practices Shaking Things Up in Mexico City

    COURTESY INEDITO November 16, 2022 Meet the Design Practices Shaking Things Up in Mexico City The city-wide event Design Week Mexico debuts up-and-coming designers shifting the creative hub’s design scene. By: Adrian Madlener Mexico City has been on everyone’s radar in recent years. With the perfect blend of unabashed experimentation …

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    Dining in a Garden 56 Stories Above Mexico City  

    © LGM Studio September 12, 2022 Dining in a Garden 56 Stories Above Mexico City Sordo Madaleno’s design for Ling Ling restaurant combines traditional Mexican architecture with lush biophilic touches. By: Petra Loho Located on the 56th floor of a skyscraper on Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City and offering chef-driven, Asian …

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    The PILARES Program Seeks to Bring Beautiful Design to Mexico City’s Neglected Neighborhoods 

    June 21, 2022 The PILARES Program Seeks to Bring Beautiful Design to Mexico City’s Neglected Neighborhoods The organization commissions top local and international architects, including Alberto Kalach, Tatiana Bilbao, and WORKac, to design public buildings across the Mexican capital. By: Ana Karina Zatarain Photography: Onnis Luque Most visitors to Mexico City spend their time …

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    A Reuse Renaissance Continues to Reshape Mexico City

    A balcony at Círculo Mexicano Courtesy Gabriel Monroy The practice of converting aging buildings for different, more timely functions isn’t new in Mexico City. As in other global capitals, the shift from manufacturing to service industries and evolving demographic patterns have produced a growing stock of abandoned or under-occupied structures, many with great …

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    Recessed Apertures and Atypical Heft Distinguish a Mexico City Apartment House

    New York architecture firm Young & Ayata recently completed the DL1310 apartment complex in the Tetelpan neighborhood of Mexico City, a collaboration with local practice Michan Architecture. Courtesy Rafael Gamo DL1310, a newly completed seven-unit apartment building in Mexico City designed by the architecture office Young & Ayata with Michan Architecture, is the product of reduction …

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    In Mexico City, Designers Join Forces to Help the Underprivileged during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Food delivery in central Mexico City Courtesy Reurbano Mexico City is no stranger to being suddenly thrust into resilience mode. Just two years ago, the teeming metropolis was hit by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, the most devastating such event to hit the region since 1985. But the current pandemic, which has sequestered citizens around …

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    An Escher-Like Staircase Joins Two Old Homes on the Outskirts of Mexico City

    Traversing three levels, the concrete staircase acts as the hinge of what were previously two distinct Mexico City homes. Courtesy LANZA Atelier The blocks of Mexico City’s southern neighborhoods are lined with homes that reflect a different era in the city’s history—one in which single-family dwellings with grand staircases and lush …

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    A New Home for Baseball in Mexico City

    Courtesy Rafael Gamo Mexico’s long-standing love affair with the pastime of baseball has manifested as an innovative and visually dramatic ballpark in Mexico City designed by architects Francisco Gonzalez Pulido (FGP Atelier) and Alonso de Garay (Taller ADG). Estadio Alfredo Harp Helú opened to much fanfare this March, at the start of baseball …

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    Taller TO Explores Movement in Architecture on Mexico City’s Unsteady Ground

    In 2018, 144 copper plates atop steel rods filled the patio at the Museo Experimental el Eco in Mexico City with an ongoing sonic performance. Courtesy César Béjar Composed of steel rods topped by copper plates that, when touched, vibrated to create sound, TO’s 2018 installation at Mexico City’s Museo Experimental el Eco …

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    Mexico City's LIGA Features Exhibition by Pedro y Juana

    The installation ¡El horizonte es nuestro! by Pedro y Juana, which debuts on March 7 and runs though May at the newly reopened LIGA gallery in Mexico City, takes the form of a diorama showcasing various urban objects. Photography: Beatriz Sokol, courtesy LIGA In 2011, LIGA became Latin America’s first independent space entirely focused …