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Arqmov Workshop converts Mexico City auto shop into retail centre with patterned facade

Added: 21.03.2017 22:00 | 0 views | 0 comments


Mexican architecture studio Arqmov Workshop has overhauled a V-shaped industrial building by adding a patterned facade, windows that angle outward and a prominent entrance on the pointy corner. Triangulo Corona is located in Naucalpan, on the outskirts of Mexico City. It is situated within an industrial area dotted with warehouses, street markets and modest homes.

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JJRR/Arquitectura sets modernist-influenced Mexico City home within verdant garden

Added: 19.03.2017 0:00 | 1 views | 0 comments


This home surrounded by lush greenery in Mexico City pays homage to the aesthetics of modernism, and includes raw materials such as volcanic stone, exposed concrete and steel columns. Casa Sierra Fría is a four-bedroom residence located in the western portion of the Mexican capital, in a neighbourhood known as Lomas de Chapultepec. It was

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Professor Teaches Science Classes Dressed As the Spider-Man of Science

Added: 16.03.2017 13:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

Professor Teaches Science Classes Dressed As the Spider-Man of Science
A Mexico City university professor seeks to inspire students while disguised as their friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.

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'I was raped 43,200 times'

Added: 14.03.2017 22:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

Karla Jacinto is sitting in a serene garden. She looks at the ordinary sights of flowers and can hear people beyond the garden walls, walking and talking in Mexico City.

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Watch this Mexican volcano blow some serious smoke

Added: 13.03.2017 19:25 | 1 views | 0 comments


One of Mexico's most famous volcanos erupted this weekend, sending clouds of ash down on surrounding communities. Popocatépetl has erupted twice since Saturday evening and emitted hundreds of short, low-intensity bursts of gas and smoke, Mexican authorities said on Sunday afternoon. SEE ALSO: A volcano just erupted in Europe and the footage is amazing Unlike Italy's Mount Etna, Popocatépetl hasn't spewed any spectacular lava — much to the relief of residents in Mexico's Puebla valley, which sits about 80 miles east of Mexico City.  The area remains under "yellow alert," meaning families should protect their food and drinking water from the volcano's falling ash.  But Popocatépetl is still lit up, even if cameras can't capture it. At some points on the night of March 10, the volcano's crater gave off a glow that intensified to a brilliant orange each time the volcano belched smoke, Mexico's National Center for Disaster Prevention reported. En las últimas 24 horas, el monitoreo del #Popocatépetl identificó 125 exhalaciones de baja intensidad y dos explosiones. pic.twitter.com/97DxsyXit7 — Luis Felipe Puente (@LUISFELIPE_P) March 12, 2017 On a rare smogless day in Mexico City, the white caps of Popocatépetl and its neighboring volcano Iztaccíhuatl can clearly be seen in the distance.  According to an Aztec legend, Popocatépetl was a handsome warrior and Iztaccíhuatl a beautiful princess. Like all good love stories, their story ends in tragedy. Elsewhere in North America, Alaska's Bogoslof volcano has also been acting up. #Bogoslof volcano Worldview satellite imgs from Mar 3 and 11, showing changes due to eruption on Mar 8. https://t.co/6LWU4WMH0q pic.twitter.com/nngmtu2J5T — Alaska AVO (@alaska_avo) March 12, 2017 Eruption activity at the underwater volcano last week changed the physical landscape of the surrounding island, the Alaskan Volcano Observatory noted.  Satellite images show how the island's central lake had greatly expanded, while deposits of volcanic ash and blocks extended the island's western shoreline. Video credit: webcamsdemexico via Storyful WATCH: Exploring volcanoes with robots: a day in the life of Carolyn Parcheta

Electric solution for Mexico's roads

Added: 11.03.2017 1:06 | 5 views | 0 comments

Hector Ruiz has made it his mission to convert cars in Mexico City to run on electricity.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Hexagonal wooden lattice wraps Mexico City home by Felipe Assadi and Francisca Pulido

Added: 09.03.2017 22:00 | 1 views | 0 comments


This concrete home shaded by a wooden screen by Chilean architects Felipe Assadi and Francisca Pulido is elevated off the ground, allowing plants to grow underneath the structure. Called Casa Roel, the family dwelling was designed in collaboration with Mexican architect Isaac Broid. The home is designed for a couple with two young children and

Rosewood San Miguel Appoints First-Ever Art Concierge

Added: 07.03.2017 19:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

Rosewood San Miguel de Allende, the luxury hotel nestled in an enchanting artists’ village north of Mexico City, has appointed Alexandra Long as the hotel’s first-ever Art Concierge.

From: www.luxurytravelmagazine.com

Mexico City house by JJRR/Arquitectura features sliding glass walls and verdant terraces

Added: 06.03.2017 21:17 | 0 views | 0 comments


Floor-to-ceiling glazing retracts to open up the interiors of this concrete home in Mexico City, designed by local firm JJRR/Arquitectura. The 600-square-metre property is located in a residential zone, on a site the architects described as a privileged point from which the horizon can be seen to the west. JJRR/Arquitectura elevated Casa Caucaso 1.3 metres

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31 Cubans rescued from captivity in Mexico

Added: 05.03.2017 0:08 | 1 views | 0 comments

Mexican federal police rescued 31 Cubans being held in captivity in the Mexican city of Benito Juárez, in the southern state of Quintana Roo, authorities said.

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