Escobedo Soliz updates compact apartment in Mexico City's modernist CUPA tower

Mexican studio Escobedo Soliz has renovated a family’s residence inside a 1940s housing complex that was modelled on Le Corbusier‘s Radiant City masterplan.

The project entailed the renovation of an apartment in the Centro Urbano Presidente Alemán, or CUPA, a notable housing project in Mexico City‘s Del Valle neighbourhood.

The renovated apartment is inside a housing complex modelled on Le Corbusier’s Radiant City

It was the first modernist residential complex in Mexico, and it was among the first social housing experiments in the world, according to local studio Escobedo Soliz.

Completed in 1949, CUPA was commissioned by the government to

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