Distrito Armida

Modern urban living

Distrito Armida is a new multi-phase mixed-use community in the upscale city of Monterrey, Mexico, masterplanned and designed by JERDE. It is located a district known for modern office offerings, and thus to fit within the district, Distrito Armida offers a full mixed-use project with premier office opportunities. To support these new offices, a full-spectrum community is conceived, one that includes all support programs for a fully serviced lifestyle.

At a Glance

Project Type

Open/Public Space, Hospitality, Office, Residential, Mixed-Use, Retail

Location

Monterrey, Mexico

Size

25 Hectares

Client

GM Capital

Services

Architecture, Planning
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The curving loop of the Distrito Arminda master plan creates a quieter, more residentially scaled and activated zone, with slower traffic speeds, less noise, and more pedestrian activity than the main thoroughfare.
The curving loop of the Distrito Arminda master plan creates a quieter, more residentially scaled and activated zone, with slower traffic speeds, less noise, and more pedestrian activity than the main thoroughfare.
A plaza at a key intersection in the heart of the site softens the lines between street and public space.
A plaza at a key intersection in the heart of the site softens the lines between street and public space.
Phase 1 map
Phase 1 features an iconic office tower atop a commercial podium full of shops, restaurants, and outdoor spaces.
The 20-floor office building - branded Torre Malva -  a WeWork, and a 170-key hotel are currently under construction,
The 20-floor office building - branded Torre Malva - a WeWork, and a 170-key hotel are currently under construction,
The commercial podium full of shops, restaurants, and attractive outdoor spaces, will help activate Phase 1 beyond the typical workday.
The commercial podium full of shops, restaurants, and attractive outdoor spaces, will help activate Phase 1 beyond the typical workday.
Phase 2 map
Phase 2 combines the programs of an extension to the adjacent hospital with both high-end medical offices and a hotel.
Elegant connections of adjacent programs are made through organic forms and pedestrian-friendly pathways.
Elegant connections of adjacent programs are made through organic forms and pedestrian-friendly pathways.
phase 2 - full bleed rendering
The architectural design is clean, modern, and iconic while the scale feels elegant and welcoming.
Phase 3 map
The third phase delivers three residential towers with over 400 combined units, in addition to a 28-story office tower.
phase 3 - tower diagram

At the base of the towers lies a vibrant, kinetic retail podium - filled with food & beverage destinations, amenity programs, and boutique retailers. Scattered with a range of dining options, this permeable podium will be a local destination for apartment dwellers, commuters, and more.

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Phase 3 - aerial full bleed
The tower facades are an articulated grid of concrete and glass, giving the buildings texture while providing lots of natural light and balconies for the units.
The tower facades are an articulated grid of concrete and glass, giving the buildings texture while providing lots of natural light and balconies for the units.
phase 3 - amenities

The amenity programs at the base of the towers - such as salons, banks, cosmetics, etc. - provide convenience and comfort to the condominium owners and office workers above while also attracting people from the neighboring communities.

With residential amenities like pool decks and patios, Phase 3 creates a warm and inviting new community for Monterrey.
With residential amenities like pool decks and patios, Phase 3 creates a warm and inviting new community for Monterrey.
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