COMUNAL: Taller de Arquitectura lecture

Mexican architects Jesica Amescua Carrera and Mariana Ordóñez Grajales present their work as part of the Emerging Voices lecture series.

March 26, 2018

Filmed on March 15, 2018.

In 2018, COMUNAL: Taller de Arquitectura was one of eight firms recognized by the annual Emerging Voices competition, which recognizes North American designers with distinct voices and significant bodies of realized work. Partners Jesica Amescua Carrera and Mariana Ordóñez Grajales presented their work as part of the associated lecture series.

 In this video, the designers discuss projects including:

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