Tag: MX – Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

6 Modernist Icons You Shouldn’t Miss in Mexico City; Amy Dvorak; Dwell

Photo: Amy Dvorak

Soulful, surprising, and awe-inspiring, these architectural stops need to be on your itinerary.

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Autonomous University of Mexico; Visit Mexico

Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since June 2007, the campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico features murals created by some of Mexico’s greatest artists.

Source: Turismo de México | www.visitmexico.com | Universidad Autónoma de México (Autonomous University of Mexico)

Celebrating Mexican Heritage Through Art; Maya Garabedian; Mutual Art

On Cinco de Mayo, MutualArt explores contemporary Mexican Art and revisits some art giants from its past.

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The many reasons to visit vibrant Mexico City; Joanne Sasvari; Vancouver Sun


Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are just two of the best reasons.

Source: The many reasons to visit vibrant Mexico City

Mexico City’s “modernist haven” UNAM captured in photos by Jazzy Li; Eleanor Gibson; De Zeen

Mexico City’s mid-century university campus is still abuzz with student life, as shown in these images by photographer Yueqi Jazzy Li.

Source: Mexico City’s “modernist haven” UNAM captured in photos by Jazzy Li

The alluring art, design and cuisine of Mexico City; Kate Reggev; Dwell.com

Richly layered and elegant with an edge, the capital of Mexico is brimming with incredible art, design, history and architecture at every turn.

Source: The alluring art, design and cuisine of Mexico City

Juan O’Gorman, architect behind Mexico City’s most intriguing buildings; Jessica Traynor; Irish Times

Architect designed two houses for Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, linked by a bridge…

Source: Juan O’Gorman, architect behind Mexico City’s most intriguing buildings

Modernism Week Touts Mexico City Modernism; Lydia Kremer; Palm Springs Life

Mexico – Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

Modernism Week highlights Mexico City’s midcentury modernism heritage to preview upcoming April trip.

While Mexico City is the oldest capital in the Americas (founded in 1325), it’s the period between the 1940s and late 1960s that most intrigues Modernism Week event organizers.

On the heels of Modernism Week’s successful featured tour to Cuba last year, organizers are gearing up for the next architectural sojourn — this time to Mexico City in April. The tour, which takes place April 8–13, will focus on Mexico City’s significant midcentury modern architecture including the residence and work of Luis Barragán, one of Mexico’s most renowned architects, as well as some UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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