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Hydropuncture in Mexico

Publicly-accessible water retention and treatment complex

Project intermingling flood basins and public amenities, with spaces following the gravitational logic of flowing water in an underprivileged area of Mexico City.

By interweaving water management with public amenities, the project reintroduces water to the civic realm.

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Global LafargeHolcim Awards 2018: Gold, Silver, Bronze for design teams led by women
 
“Foregrounding an extremely important challenge for contemporary and future society”
 
Global finalist project entry 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
 
Gold: Publicly accessible water retention and treatment complex in Mexico City
 
“An attractive, dignified public realm in an area lacking basic infrastructure”
 
Project Entry 2017 for Latin America
Project Details
Location
Mexico City, Mexico
Authors
Manuel Perló Cohen
Main Author
Manuel Perló Cohen
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico
Loreta Castro Reguera
Main Author
Loreta Castro Reguera
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico
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Further Author
Yvonne Labiaga
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) , Mexico
Prizes
Awards
Gold 2018
Global
Awards
Gold 2017
Latin America
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