Plaza Contry Master Plan

Monterrey, Mexico

The master plan’s primary objective is to create a grand and memorable place in Monterrey—the third largest city in Mexico and a vital center of international commerce. The site comprises two large city blocks bisected by a major vehicular thoroughfare, with an elevated highway serving as an eastern boundary. This strategic crossroads provides critical connectivity to well-known area destinations, making ideas of transition and arrival paramount to the site’s design.

The plan’s design considers the site’s programmatic and density requirements and distributes them in a dynamic spatial composition that juxtaposes vertical and horizontal functions. Two towers are home to a hotel, casinos, offices, retail, restaurants and commercial space. The site’s northern section is dedicated to a lush green park featuring a central sculpted ‘mountain’ that houses a Cineplex and retail shops. Horizontal planes of green garden space occupy elevated plazas and building terraces, providing depth and dimension to the experience of occupants and pedestrians.

Plaza Contry Master Plan
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Size

1 M sf, 12.35 acres

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