The Threshold of the Americas – Competition

November 21st, 2013

Arquine is focusing their annual competition – for the third time- in the US-Mexico border region. The former 2 competitions have had  Ciudad Juárez as a location for this architectural interventions, now it is Tijuana’s turn.

The selected site: The crossing of Tijuana/San Ysidro – a checkpoint that sees more than 18 million cars cross every year.

The program: A Center for Migrants that performs both as a landmark and a bridge – a piece of architecture that helps to leverage the surrounding communities and become both a destination and referent of the busiest border in the world.

Registration is open until December 20. More information: Arquine Competition No. 16

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