Architects are Breathing New Life into Abandoned Parts of Mexico City

Architects at103 + Reurbano are breathing new life into southern part of Paseo de la Reforma, Colonia Juarez, what used to be the most exclusive neighborhood in Mexico City during the years of the Porfiriato.

Over 100 years ago, this nineteenth century structure housed four upper middle class families. at103 + Reurbano took this abandoned building and broke the houses into 12 new homes, two offices, a bakery and a restaurant with an inexpensive fixed menu, which together with the public space that links them, generate a particular mix of uses, giving pedestrian life to the site.

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Photography Rafael Gamo

via Archdaily