Doctor-G / FRENTE

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Mexico City, Mexico

Text description provided by the architects. The Main Feature of this low-income apartment building, located in a corner of a popular neighborhood of Mexico City, is giving its inhabitants a sense of security from its hostile environment.

Doctor-G / FRENTE - Windows, Brick, Facade
© Paul Czitrom

A Waving Surface is created by placing red bricks in an un-typical manner, taking advantage of Mexico’s low cost labor. The orthogonal concrete grid emphasizes the subtle movement of the surface projecting irregular shadows over the walls.

Doctor-G / FRENTE - Windows, Brick, Facade, Handrail, Balcony
© Onnis Luque

The L-formed Scheme of the plan solves the need of giving each one of the 29 apartments a view towards the street while creating an internal courtyard where all the entrances are arranged.

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Address:Mexico City, Mexico

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Cite: "Doctor-G / FRENTE" 30 Jan 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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