Recycled Tijuana: Houses Trucked From San Diego

October 2, 2014 9:07 PM

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Recycled Tijuana: Houses Trucked From San Diego

Occidente Nuevo: Recycled Tijuana is a project by Minnesota-based professors and collaborating photographers Laura Migliorino and Anthony Marchetti. At the end of the second world war, in San Diego, California, military houses that were due to be demolished were instead trucked by Mexican construction workers to Tijuana, where they were reconstructed as homes for the locals in the border city.

I was really searching for some imagery so I could get a mental image of what this looked like as I had an idea in my head (' work from the 1970s was influential in my (wherein he photographed apartments that were being fixed up between renters) and I sort of envisioned the phenomenon looking like a...

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