LA SALLE-URL PARTICIPATES IN THE WEEK OF ARCHITECTURE OF BARCELONA THE EXHIBITION “MEXICO, CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE”

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Next Monday May 22 the building of the La Salle School of Architecture will host the exhibition “Mexico, contemporary architecture,” which is included in the activities of the Architecture Week of Barcelona that place until 26 May. The exhibition will remain open until mid-June.

The exhibition “Mexico, contemporary architecture” is a selection of the most famous architectural works built in Mexico City in the last 10 years by Mexican architects from different eras. The exhibition includes 55 recent projects in Mexico City, from building social, economic or ecological restoration or conversion and interventions in buildings classified.

Among others, the exhibition, curated by architect Bernardo Gómez-Pimienta, Soumaya museum exhibits panels, terminal 2 of the airport, the Centro Cultural Elena Garro, like a pedestrian bridge prefabricated. Also displays images and details of Garden Santa Fe Station Metrobus University Cultural Center, Garden natural Bicentennial Park, the Pavilion of Mexico for the cultural fair in 2014 and the improvement of urban square Juárez.

All buildings on display were built in the last 10 years, but the architects who designed them are aged between 28 years and 89 Raúl Morales Teodoro González de León.

Yesterday the Mexican Contemporary Architecture Exhibition of Mexico City was officially inaugurated with the Mexican Consul María Carmen Oñate Muñoz, who was very grateful to be part of the “soul of Mexico”. Josep M. Santos, Director General of La Salle-URL and Maria Àngels Torres, Director of the Department of the Generalitat of Barcelona, also participated in the inauguration of the Exhibition.

The exhibition organized by the College of Architects of Mexico City opened in June 2015 at the Institute of Mexico in Paris, and has since traveled to Mexico, Finland and Spain.

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