Tacubaya – Medium Scale Hydric District | Mexico City, Mexico | ORU

Winner of the 2021 WLA Awards – Award of Excellence – Concept Analysis & Planning

The main objective of this research is to explore the potential of medium-scale redevelopment ‘Hydric Districts’ to move towards a water sensitive Mexico City. As opposed to large-scale, conventional grey infrastructure or small-scale disparate green infrastructure projects, the medium-scale ‘Hydric District’ may offer a more grounded design framework that could become a replicable public policy to address the water crisis in Mexico City while enhancing livability and biodiversity.

Mexico City is undergoing one of the largest environmental crises in the world that have been aggravated by an inadequate and linear model of indiscriminate

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