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

    8 days ago - By Arch Daily

    © Onnis Luque
    Most visitors to Mexico City spend their time exploring tranquil, idyllic neighborhoods like Roma and Condesa , filled with quaint buildings, bustling pedestrian promenades, and cosmopolitan attractions. But life in the Mexican capital finds most of the population on the disadvantaged side of a vertiginous inequality, defined by meager wages, the looming threat of violence, and a glaring lack of public infrastructure. The government's attempts to address the latter have often stumbled; it is common practice for projects that require architectural expertise to be assigned to...
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