Pilares Iztapalapa Center in Mexico City
Fernanda Canales 

Pilares Iztapalapa Center in Mexico City

Fernanda Canales 


As part of a program to improve the capital’s most disadvantaged areas, a small facility provides training and meeting spaces close to what is one of the largest penitenciaries in the country.

Without shutting out the street, with which it engages through a brick openwork, the building abstracts itself from its tough surroundings by spilling into four patios of concrete, a durable and cheap material...[+]


Centro Pilares Iztapalapa
Pilares Iztapalapa Center, Mexico City (Mexico)

ArquitectosArchitects
Fernanda Canales; Aarón Jassiel Pérez (proyecto y supervisión design and supervision); Iris López Rico, Marco Antonio López Rico (proyecto de ejecución executive project)

ConsultoresConsultants
Gerson Huerta, Grupo SAI (estructura structure)

ContratistaContractor
DE ARQ Diseño de espacios

SuperficieArea
633 m²

FotosPhotos
Rafael Gamo; Onnis Luque