Art serves the purpose of capturing rainwater for drinking in Mexico City

At the foot of the Torre Latino, in the heart of the historic center of Mexico City, two wide sheet roofs and a water mirror offer refuge from the chaos on Madero Street. But the structures also serve to capture rainwater in the BajoTech2o exhibition, which seeks to reflect on the water problem in the capital.

Although it is the rainy season in Mexico City, in dozens of colonies the liquid does not reach the homes of its inhabitants. The resource is extracted from the overexploited aquifers of the city or has to travel 150 kilometers through the aging Lerma . . .

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