Mexico City’s C4I4 is a fantastically overdetermined work of architecture: a concrete bunker, three stories high, that resembles a row of giant surveillance cameras aimed at the city. You can barely see the building from the street, as it rises above a 20-foot perimeter wall. But it can see you....Read on at Places Journal.
An earlier version of this essay is published in Spanish at Registromx: Control Óptico: Incendiary Traces en el C4i4. Thanks to Daniela Lieja for the translation.