Parque Lineal Ferrocarril de Cuernavaca

The Lineal Park of Ferrocarril de Cuernavaca in México City came to be created for the increase of public spaces, improving accessibility to green areas, sport and recreational spaces.

This large and enormous site comes to be a reality in the wish to reactivate forgotten spaces inside an industrial and lost habitational built emergency conditions that linked several social and economic realities along the railroad track, 4.5 kilometers long.

The Urban Architectural Lighting Project contributes in the development and transformation for the social equilibrium of mixed urban uses in the short, medium and long term actions, over a territory for preservation and transformation of human social city, day and night urban conditions.

An active promotor that contributes in the night landscape to continue the life of the city in a community sense of social pacification.

Parque Lineal Ferrocarril de Cuernavaca is a Night Forest transformation project in México, one of the biggest cities of the world, making possible to live in a city for long term day and night hours in community human social relations.  

The lighting project is a contribution for safety, communication, orientation, unification of different social layers all along the railroad track realizing a horizontal long view of the city, so different of vertical public defined areas.

General area lighting, specific landscape motifs, graffiti, social and public art manifestations are all integrated in the night urban landscape realizing an intense and pacific transformation of the public space.

Energy saving, low maintenance, low glare dark-sky technology, state of the art lighting design composition keeps aware this project as a sentinel night guard for México City !