Tlatelolco, Mexico, North America
 
 
Year1965latitude: 19° 27'
longitude: -99° 8'
Period
Initiator(s)
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)
Designer(s) / Architect(s)Mario Pani
Design organization
Inhabitants
Target population100,000
Town website
Town related linkshttp://www.alvaraalto.fi/conferences/universal/finalpapers/raquelfranklin.h tm
Literature- Clive B. Smith, Builders in the Sun: Five Mexican Architects, Architectural Book Publishing, NY 1967

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 


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Unidad Habitacional Nonoalco-Tlatelolco, 1965, near central Mexico City, is Mario Pani's largest and most ambitious public housing project, representing modern urbanism at best in Mexico. With 100,000 people in 101 buildings ranging from four to 22 storeys, it was intended to be a self-contained city facilitating parks, clinics, schools, parking, sports, recreation, entertainment, socializing and shopping amenities. Its 11,916 apartments contain from one to three bedrooms.

source: Clive B. Smith, Builders in the Sun: Five Mexican Architects, Architectural Book Publishing, NY 1967

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