Posts Tagged "urban"

CSLA Congress 2015 Mexico City Design Charrette
06.05.2015

CSLA Congress 2015 Mexico City Design Charrette

Organizers of the 2015 CSLA congress organizing committee coordinated a participatory design event on a local urban plaza in Mexico City. Participants included representatives of the Mexican Society of Landscape Architects, professors and design students from UNAM, Mexico’s largest university, and Canadian landscape architects.

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Guadalajara2020: “Movilidad Inteligente” inauguration with architect Rob Adams
12.09.2010

Guadalajara2020: “Movilidad Inteligente” inauguration with architect Rob Adams

The inauguration of “Movilidad Inteligente” conference hosted by Guadalajara2020 saw renowned architect and city planner Rob Adams from Melbourne, Australia give us a tour of how his city changed from a urban mess to an urban oasis. Guadalajara is faced with massive mobility and city planning challenges like Melbourne was in the 1980s… When asked how to start the enormous task of transforming a city like Guadalajara into a more sustainable better city, he replied: “start small…”

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A critique of new urban design in Guadalajara, Mexico: Andares
12.03.2010

A critique of new urban design in Guadalajara, Mexico: Andares

Over the years, we’ve noticed a change in the flat suburban skyline of Guadalajara, Mexico: The ultra-modern looking, sleek, tall development of Andares. Standing in contrast to much of its sprawling surroundings, is this a good or bad example of development for other urban centres in Latin America? Here is how Andares measures up:

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