Plaza Juarez--page 2 (of two pages)

Legoretta + Legorreta and Vicente Roja (fountain)

The plaza in front of the towers with the huge fountain by Vicente Rojo

"The design of the fountain consists of a water mirror of 114 x 98 feet with more than one thousand red concrete pyramids that in addition to the movement of water generated by a series of air injectors between each pyramid turns into a great fountain full of movement" (website by Legorreta + Legorreta Architects).


Looking toward the entrance


Juan Soriano, Pajaro de dos Caras

Works Consulted or Quoted:Elisabeth Malkin. "A Modern Space in Mexico's Historic Center." New York Times, Dec 21, 2005.

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