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Cities South of Cancer wins CEMEX Award in Mexico

last modified Nov 12, 2014 02:16 PM


The Sombrerete Community Centre, in Querétaro (Mexico), received the First Prize in the Servicios y Asistencia Pública category of the 2014 CEMEX Awards. The Project is part of an ongoing collaboration between Cities South of Cancer (University of Cambridge) and Taller Activo (TEC Monterrey in Querétaro, Mexico), led by architect Juan Alfonso Garduño.

13 Tripos students from the Department of Architecture (Cambridge) participated in the construction of the community centre in 2013 and 17 students flew to Mexico last summer to work in the contruction of the second public building product of our collaboration with Taller Activo.

For more information see Cities of South Cancer