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Havre 77 ReUrbano in Colonia Juárez, Mexico City by Francisco Pardo Arquitecto + Amezcua

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Article source: Francisco Pardo Arquitecto

As its name — which reflects its exact address — would suggest, Havre 77 by Francisco Pardo Arquitecto in collaboration with architect Julio Amezcua is an urban re-densification and reactivation project that sinks its roots deeply into Mexico City’s urban fabric. Standing on the south side of the emblematic Paseo de la Reforma, the intervention is part of a wider regeneration program covering Colonia Juárez. Today a bustling central district, the area used to be one of the city’s most exclusive suburbs back in the early 1900’s, before it was hit by a revolutionary war and two destructive earthquakes in 1957 and 1985, which led to a rent freeze for over 50 years.

Image Courtesy © Diana Arnau

Image Courtesy © Diana Arnau

  • Architects: Francisco Pardo Arquitecto + Amezcua
  • Project: Havre 77 ReUrbano
  • Location: Havre 77, Colonia Juárez, Mexico City (MX)
  • Photography: Diana Arnau and Ana Hop
  • Software used: Autocad, Adobe Suite, and Rhinoceros
  • Design team: Julio Amezcua, Karen Burkart, Victor Cruz, José Luis Fajardo, Alan Orozco, Francisco Pardo, Aarón Rivera, Vania Torres, Tiberio Wallentin
  • Real Estate Concept: ReUrbano. Rodrigo Rivero Borrell Wheatley + Alberto Kritzler Ring
  • GFA: 1.485 sqm
  • Design: 2011
  • Construction: 2016


Ave Fenix Fire Station in Colonia Juarez, Mexico by AT 103 Arquitectura

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

Article source: AT 103 Arquitectura

English writer Thomas Quincy talked in his classic (Confessions of an English opium-eater) of the pleasure that, after making sure all possible victims and risk were absent, a burning building can provide, one century after, Austrian pyromaniacs of Coop-himelblau used fire as a material in their firsts architectural interventions and Swiss French Bernard Tschumi theorized, radical, an architecture that produced a pyrotechnical pleasure so useful, he stated, as lighting matches.

Image Courtesy Fito Pardo

  • Architects: AT 103 – Julio Amezcua, Francisco Pardo
  • Project: Ave Fenix Fire Station
  • Location: Colonia Juarez, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Team: Tiberio Wallentin, Jorge Vázquez, Margarita Flores, Daniel Ramírez
  • Collaborators: GLM;
  • Contractor: Sare, Hermeregildo Acoltzin.
  • Project Date: 2004
  • Construction Date: 2007
  • M2: 4,500
  • Cost by m2: 900.00 dlls
  • Photographer: Fito Pardo
  • Software used: AutoCAD and Adobe CS


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