Pavilion for the Culture Fair / PRODUCTORA

Pavilion for the Culture Fair / PRODUCTORA

© Luis Gallardo © Luis Gallardo © Luis Gallardo © Luis Gallardo + 29

Ciudad de México, Mexico
  • Architects: PRODUCTORA
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 150.0 sqm
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2014
  • Photographs photographs: Luis Gallardo
  • Collaborators

    Diego Escamilla, Lucrecia Sodo, Gerardo Aguilar
  • Contractor

    Factor Eficiencia
  • Structural Engineering

  • Museography

    Alberto Odériz
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© Luis Gallardo
© Luis Gallardo

Text description provided by the architects. The Pavilion that represents Mexico City on the Culture Fair 2014, addresses the migrations that have influenced the development of Mexico City.

© Luis Gallardo
© Luis Gallardo

The architectonical expression of these migration flows is represented through a large boardwalk that brings visitors up to a balcony overlooking the main square (Zocalo) and that comes down again to stage a symbolical arrival to the center of the city.

© Luis Gallardo
© Luis Gallardo

This game of straight and curved ramps, balconies and walkways, wraps around an equilateral triangle that houses a small exhibition curated by Alberto Odériz. As a reference to the ships that brought the first migrants to Mexico, the whole pavilion is made out of wood. 

© Luis Gallardo
© Luis Gallardo

The column-less interior space is covered by a large roof composed out of smaller triangular segments which lead the vertical forces down to the structural facades. The whole pavilion was pre-fabricated of site to be mounted in just 8 days on the main square. 

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Project location

Address: Zócalo, Centro, Cuauhtémoc, 06010 Ciudad de México, D.F.

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
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Cite: "Pavilion for the Culture Fair / PRODUCTORA" 03 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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