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Community Center of Arts, Ixtepec Oaxaca / Building community resilience with local materials

Community Center of Arts, Ixtepec Oaxaca
Community Center of Arts, Ixtepec Oaxaca
Community Center of Arts, Ixtepec Oaxaca
Community Center of Arts, Ixtepec Oaxaca
Community Center of Arts, Ixtepec Oaxaca

On September 2017, an 8.2 magnitude earthquake affected seriously the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Oaxaca, affecting 1.5 million people and 40,000 damaged homes. Shortly after the disaster, we started a social and comprehensive reconstruction project which included the construction of the Arts and Crafts Center in Ixtepec with two main purposes:
1. Increase construction capacities through the “bajareque Ceren” technique, to promote this type of reinforced and ecological construction in the region of the Isthmus.
2. Enable a community space managed by the inhabitants, whose functions will be the cultural promotion and training in arts and crafts.

Client / Manufacturer

Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.

Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.
Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.
Mexico City, Mexico

Client / Manufacturer

Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.

Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.
Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.
Mexico City, Mexico

Client / Manufacturer

Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.

Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.
Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.
Mexico City, Mexico

Client / Manufacturer

Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.

Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.
Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.
Mexico City, Mexico