Shuya Xu

Shuya Xu

Ann Arbor, MI, US


Public, Connected and Inclusive

Fall Semester, UMICH 
Exhibit by 2015 Taubman College Student Show
Intructor: Maria Arquero De Alarcon
Individual Work
Sept. 2014 - Dec. 2014
Location: Mexico City D.F., Mexico

Through the redevelopment of the publicly owned market site, the design proposes a model of public-private investment to finance a suite of public facilities, commercial uses and mix-income housing. The intervention gives visibility to the public programs serving the surrounding areas- including a modernized public market, a community center and library-, leveraging profit through additional programs, and leaving the public grounds open and adaptable to serve the many manifestations of public life in the metropolis. By investing in social infrastructure, this catalytic project explores a sustainable model that ambitions to bring back the livability of public space by reinventing the model of public market.


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Status: School Project
Location: México, MX
My Role: Individual Work