Mexico City–based architect Tatiana Bilbao considers domesticity from policy to livability. Models, drawings, and photographs illustrate Bilbao's extensive research and proposals in response to how we live today, including a masterplan for San Francisco's Hunters Point neighborhood. At the beginning of the design process, the architect and her firm Tatiana Bilbao Estudio take time to identify less visible external factors that influence and shape architecture, such as developer goals and civic regulations, as well as meeting with future inhabitants. This "outside in" approach is expansive, but yields greater understanding and accommodation for contemporary lifestyles.
Mexico City-based architect Tatiana Bilbao has created a masterplan for San Francisco’s Hunters Point neighborhood – her design for a power substation includes an expanded proposal for public gathering spaces, neighborhood amenities and services, as well an increased number of residences, offering “a new vision for civic health and community engagement.”