ArchPaper: SO – IL is building a social housing prototype in the heart of Mexico

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I wrote for The Architect’s Newspaper about a new social housing prototype in León, Guanajuato.

“For many in Mexico, the phrase “social housing” conjures images of vast housing tracts falling into disrepair, abandoned by workers tired of two-hour commutes. While architects and planners look back to understand what went wrong in the country’s early-2000s push to build affordable housing on city outskirts, authorities and designers are also looking ahead to explore alternative strategies.”

Read the full story here.

Photo courtesy of SO – IL