• 6 Restoration Projects Bringing Mexico's Past Into the Present

    11 days ago - By Arch Daily

    © Pim Schalkwijk
    The architectural history of Mexico bears with it a wealth of symbolism that gives insight into the different time periods that have played host to contemporary cultural movements throughout the country's history. Today, it's common to hear well-known architects calling for, not the creation of new spaces, but for the restoration of already existing ones. This stance insists that it is one's duty as an architect to rescue a site's memory by bringing it into the here and now. As philosopher Jean Paul-Sartre put it, "what is important is not what happens to us, but what we...
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