Grand Designs

A new traditional, classically-inspired town named Cayalá, outside Guatemala City, was inaugurated in November 2011.  

Cayalá was master planned by inaugural Driehaus Prize laureate León Krier and Estudio Urbano, with buildings designed by Pedro Godoy M.Arch ’00, Maria Sánchez M. Arch ’00, and Professor Richard Economakis. 

Its first phase was inaugurated in November 2011. The goal was to create a sustainable, mixed-use, pedestrian-oriented environment “where buildings create a sense of place and are built at the human scale,” Economakis says.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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