Benjamín Romano: Reforma Tower

By (artist)Benjamín RomanoText byFelipe Leal, Ali Malkawi

December 17, 2019|
Benjamín Romano: Reforma Tower by Benjamín Romano
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LBR&Arquitectos, a firm founded in 1976 by Mexican architect Benjamín Romano, designs and builds architecture projects based on four defining principles: sustainability, structure, high technology and artistic integration. The firm is responsible for one of Mexico City’s tallest skyscrapers, the Reforma Tower (2016), built on the corner of Paseo de la Reforma and Río Elba. At 57 stories and 807 feet high, the tower’s delicate silhouette made a striking addition to the city’s skyline.

This book explores the process involved in designing and building the Reforma Tower, narrating how the architects navigated urban regulation in the center of a dense city and considerations of height, circulation, sunlight, wind, ventilation and most importantly, structure (the building is located in a seismic zone). Featuring photographs by Iwan Bann, this volume documents the Reforma Tower project from the first designs to the finished building.

Title:Benjamín Romano: Reforma TowerFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 12.5 X 8 X 1 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 12.5 X 8 X 1 inPublished:December 17, 2019Publisher:ArquineLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:6079489430

ISBN - 13:9786079489434

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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