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Zona Dorada Masterplan and Convention Centre

Facts

Location Client Size Completion
Acapulco, Mexico Fonatur 457 ha 2014

Project details

Forming part of a wider strategic urban design masterplan, the proposed development for the Zona Dorada in Acapulco transforms three large privately owned sites into landscaped public realm within the city.

The proposals for the mixed use development centre on an innovative redevelopment and extension of the Acapulco Convention Centre. A vibrant cultural quarter offering retail, leisure, food and beverage and civic facilities connects the new centre with the world famous beach. An aquarium and observation tower provide new landmarks for Acapulco and serve as a symbol for the city’s aspirations for regeneration and international growth in tourism and business.

Brief

  • to redefine the tourism offer in Zona Dorada
  • to develop an overall vision for the reorganisation and redefinition of the area

Results

  • masterplan highlighting various areas of opportunity in the region
  • enhanced public realm and mobility

Integrated services

Urban Design, Masterplanning, Landscape Architecture, Architecture