The rhythm of rectangular modules is formed by an orthogonal metal structure, while the texture of the façade is a screen inspired by a reinterpretation of the traditional wrought iron railings of Polanco. The screen generates a series of rectangular niches that are randomly repeated within the orthogonal mesh.
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The street level houses fifty three vending stalls configured in an organic and fluid arrangement, which reinterprets the grid of the traditional market. The two upper levels house a couple of restaurants and roof deck. The project also includes and open air space surrounded by a fully functional vertical vegetable garden, from which fresh produce will be harvest to then be sold at the market, thus completing the cycle of production-distribution-retail.
By using recycled content in the Shaw Contract Group carpet, ceilings and wooden finishes the firm achieved to decrease the damaging procedures that the planet is subjected to. The lighting includes LED technology and by choosing Herman Miller as their dealer, the client was assured that the furniture was made by clean and sustainable processes.
The kitchen’s outer walls are overlaid with panel boards of white lacquered wood, producing a clean and bright exterior, welcoming the passersby. This modular and tridimensional arrangement sets an easy-to-find rendezvous for the customer who wants to either just take a break from a long day’s shopping, or enjoy an exquisite diner among friends.