Centro Urbano Presidente Miguel Aleman

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Site Coverage  
Parking Ratio
income group Low
Range Heights 3-13
basic project statistics
gross building area 142011
units 1080
population 4320
site area 40000 sq. m
coverage 34.00
parking 0
seniors 0
families w/ children 0
singles/couples 0
other 0
The Urban Assembly President German or simply known as Multi-German , is a residential complex located in the Colonia Del Valle, south of Mexico City . This is the first formal application attached to the principles of functionalism of Le Corbusier , as his creator, Mario Pani , designed it based on Ville Radieuse in Marseille , France.

The project was designed and planned by the architect Mario Pani Darquier in collaboration with the architect and engineer Salvador Ortega Bernardo Quintana , who then founded the company Ingenieros Civiles Asociados (ICA), in charge of presenting a study that established the feasibility of all the Directorate General Pension. Pani took the functionalist paradigm model Le Corbusier defended the Radieuse Ville (town radial) made ​​in Marseille , but added new models of internal circulation for adequate ventilation of kitchens and bathrooms in each apartment with outdoor bridges. The project requested by the agency originally planned 200 homes in a land of 40 thousand square meters, the architects contraproponiendo an urban high-density one thousand apartments, with a construction area of 30 percent and the rest of area gardens. This innovative and environmentally friendly proposal earned him much criticism to the project because it was not usual for the time.