The Mexico City drainage system is an infrastructure that exceeds all periods of Mexican history. From the colonial period until today, explorers, engineers and politicians have expressed their opinion, thus depicting a system which has always been related to power and knowledge.

11 Maps

If the end of the world marks a new beginning, the 11 maps interrelate the rise and fall of the Aztecs civilization to the soil, the wells and the contemporary metropolis, going beyond Mexico City. The work, starting from the primordial landscape of the Valley of Mexico, addresses the history, explores the current situation, and reflects on the possible futures of Mexico City and the surrounding area. 

Desague: the drainage system through knowledge and power.