Holcim Foundation
Living Mexico City


Living Mexico City

Living Mexico City

Change is a fundamental constant in our contemporary reality. The way human beings interact with their environment and with each other has radically evolved in the past half century, and it's safe to assume it will continue to do so in the following half. Our living environment has especially changed, and cities are increasingly becoming the center of human life. Whether as a result of their own natural growth or rural migration, urban settlements are rapidly growing, witnessing concentrations of human density far greater than have ever existed.

This project was developed in an architectural design workshop sponsored by the LafargeHolcim Chair, which is an ongoing initiative between IBERO and Holcim Mexico.

Forum Details

Re-materializing Construction
April 4 to April 6, 2019


Cairo, Egypt
Project Details
Holcim Forum Prize
3rd prize
Student Poster Competition
Eduardo Cortazar
Main Author
Eduardo Cortazar
Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO) Mexico City, Mexico
Holcim Foundation

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