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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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The art lover’s guide to travelling the world; Harper’s Bazaar

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

In a world where indulging our passions has become second nature, travel has become more than just an enjoyable getaway, but a means by which to explore interests old and new.

Why and where we choose to travel is a choice motivated by a number of factors, each of which varies from person to person. From history and cuisine to discovering the world’s best beaches, these are motivators that come up time and again. But recently, there has been a long overdue shift to travelling for the arts.

The arts have always held a mesmeric power in their ability to shine a spotlight onto destinations and neighbourhoods that, perhaps, we would not have considered otherwise. Travelling through the lens of galleries, museums, architecture, theatre and more shows another side to these destinations, as you step away from the crowds to discover a world which gives you a true flavour for a destination, its culture and its people. Here, the top 9 cities in the world to visit–if not solely for their art hubs.

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The Art-Lover’s Guide to Traveling the World; Tom Marchant; Harper’s Bazaar

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

Where to head if you’re after high art, architecture, food and museums.

Tom Marchant is the co-founder of luxury travel company and trip planner, Black Tomato, which delivers luxe experiences around the world via inspiring itineraries and access to the globe’s up-and-coming, remote destinations. Marchant’s finger on the pulse of travel trends and the world’s best in hotels, restaurants, destinations and honeymoons is unique and incomparable–and he’s sharing his expertise and curated lists of where to visit, stay, eat and more with BAZAAR.com. Here, his picks for the most exclusive and in-the-know places to imbibe in New York City.

In a world where indulging our passions has become second nature, travel has become more than just an enjoyable getaway, but a means by which to explore interests old and new. Why and where we choose to travel is a choice motivated by a number of factors, each of which varies from person to person. From history and cuisine to discovering the world’s best beaches, these are motivators that come up time and again.

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Most amazing libraries in the world; MSN

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Most beautiful universities; Ciara Appelbaum; INSIDER

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

Some universities don’t just offer students an abundance of knowledge, they also give them a beautiful place to learn it in.

From having ancient libraries to boasting botanical gardens to being UNESCO World Heritage Sites, keep scrolling to see some of the most beautiful universities in the world.

University of Cambridge – Cambridge, England

Not only is Cambridge one of the best universities in the world, it is also one of the most beautiful. Each of the university’s 29 undergraduate colleges has a unique design and architecture, making each stunning in its own way. Of course, the winding River Cam makes the university grounds even more dreamy.

National Autonomous University of Mexico – Mexico City, Mexico

The National Autonomous University of Mexico is so stunning that it has been deemed a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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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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