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Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in 2015, Landscape architecture Posts, Mexico

Angelopolis Corporate Terrace | A Balancing Act of Style and Function

Angelopolis Corporate Terrace | A Balancing Act of Style and Function

Article by Niriti Porwal – A review of Angelopolis Corporate Terrace by DLC Architects (María Guadalupe Domínguez Landa, Rafael López Corona) in Lomas de Angelópolis, Puebla, México. Good commercial landscape planning is a matter of striking the right balance of form and function. In order to make the landscape speak for itself, it is important to think about how you want the user to interact with your design and...

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Posted by on Feb 12, 2017 in 2016, Landscape architecture Posts, Mexico, Miguel Angel Aragonés

Hotel Mar Adentro | Merges Technology With Modern Design

Hotel Mar Adentro | Merges Technology With Modern Design

Article by Maria Giovanna Drago – A review of Hotel Mar Adentro by Miguel Angel Aragonés – San José del Cabo, México. Mar Adentro is a hotel complex located at the far southern tip of the California peninsula in Mexican territory. It’s separated from the inland by the Sea of Cortez, a geographical area characterized by the prosperity of marine fauna and flora — it is recognized as a...

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Posted by on May 11, 2016 in 2017, FR-EE, Landscape architecture Posts, Mexico, Mexico City

Cultural Corridor Chapultepec Makes Ambitious Proposal for Public Space

Cultural Corridor Chapultepec Makes Ambitious Proposal for Public Space

Article by Cristina Ferrara Cultural Corridor Chapultepec by FR-EE, in Chapultepec Avenue Mexico City. How many times, strolling on the street with your head held high, have you felt upstaged compared to the surrounding vehicles and buildings? Who, at least once in their life, desired to freely walk in the urban center, without worrying about one’s safety from cars, dangerous crossings, and the traffic noise? Well, something is going to change now...

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Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in Chihuahua, Landscape architecture Posts, Mexico, PKMN architects

How Can a Dead Fountain be Revamped to Bring Life to the City?

How Can a Dead Fountain be Revamped to Bring Life to the City?

Article by Samia Rahman Urban Spa, by students of ISAD, along with PKMN architects helps to bring life to the city, in Chihuahua, Mexico A community is the extended family of a society. And that extended family dreams of being surrounded by verdant, interactive spaces rather than a concrete jungle. Many times, landscape architects create new public places with green areas, seating, play spaces, and walking trails. But sometimes the...

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Posted by on Aug 9, 2015 in 2013, Gaeta Springall Architects, Landscape architecture Posts, Memorial, Mexico, Mexico City

Landscape Storytelling – Memorial to Victims of Violence

Landscape Storytelling – Memorial to Victims of Violence

Memorial to Victims of Violence, by Gaeta-Springall Arquitectos, Mexico City, Mexico. The power and importance of storytelling is a largely unrecognized force in landscape architecture. But it can be used to bring people together, learn about each other, and exchange experiences. Not all stories are easy to tell, however, and stories about violence might be some of the most unpleasant. Why would someone want to hear or tell stories...

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