Designed by Rojkind Arquitectos, the Reforma 432 Residences in Mexico City is a tower complex comprising pedestrian zones, luxury retail, private residences and other commercial content. The basic unit of the tower is approximately 70 square meters and can be added in multiples of 60 to create larger spaces. By uniting several urban lots on a strip of land stretching from Reforma Avenue to Tokio Street, the R432 building enters into a dialogue with the city’s urban condition.
The lobbies at the ground floor lead to parts of the tower with different uses. Two distinct entrance spaces lead to residential area and commercial functions. The hotel and office areas are in direct relation to the mezzanine, where both formal receptions for the offices and hotel stand, as well as the elevators leading to them. Besides these important access spaces, the ground floor also houses a large commercial area that extends towards the pedestrian walkway created on Manchester St. ending in Tokyo St. Finally, in this important level, we find the vehicular entry and exit for the residential and office areas as well as the maintenance services of the tower just over Tokyo St.
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