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Bicentenary Towers - Tezozomoc

Azcapotzalco Technology Park
Mexico Mexico

Status:fantasy
Construction Dates
  Finished2010
Floor Count83
Floor Area100,000 m²
Building Uses
 - mixed use
 - garden
 - hotel
 - office
 - residential
 - restaurant
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - structural expressionism
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - aluminium
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof1247 ftArchitect

Description
• Architect: Gregorio Vasquez and Manuel Wedeles.
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• W A R N I N G: It is only an exercise of creativity promoted by Arquine magazine in 2008, is not expected to be a real project.
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• Celebrate 200 years of Mexican independence. Shaped by two ellipses, which intercept each other at their core. These ellipses extrude and twist separately, one slightly and the other dramatically, generating moments where the two shapes intersect and complement one another. The outer shell of Tezozomoc creates an interior vertical void where air can circulate and be cleaned up by various layers of air filters. These twisting volumes generate vertical voids that are used as air ducts where air can be filtered and cleaned, and recycled back into the atmosphere.

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