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PPAA

Apán . Hidalgo

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PPAA . photos: © Rafael Gamo

Apán, is a project part of a master plan called “Laboratory of Research and Practical Experimentation of Housing INFONAVIT” includes 32 experimental prototypes of rural housing of the Research Center for Sustainable Development. Continue reading PPAA

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OMA

NMBS new headquarters . Brussels

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OMA / Reinier de Graaf . Jaspers-Eyers Architects . Assar Architects

OMA / Reinier de Graaf, together with Jaspers-Eyers Architects and Assar Architects, has won the competition for the design of the new headquarters of the National Railway Company of Belgium in Brussels. With a total area of 75,000 square meters, the project brings together all NMBS’ departments under the same roof, creating work space for 4,000 employees. Continue reading OMA

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GRX ARQUITECTOS

Casa Calixto . Puebla Don Fadrique

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GRX ARQUITECTOS . photos: © Javier Callejas . © Imagen Subliminal (Miguel de Guzmán + Rocío Romero)

Durante décadas la arquitectura ha vivido preocupada por la ciudad, sus transformaciones y su futuro, pero puede que el futuro de la ciudad sea el campo ante el colapso climático y político. La Casa Calixto nos permite reflexionar sobre la posibilidad que ofrecen los contextos rurales en la creación de nuevas realidades biopolíticas. Continue reading GRX ARQUITECTOS

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noAarchitecten

Gruuthusemuseum . Bruges

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noAarchitecten . photos: © Karin Borghouts . + baunetz

The project focuses on the renewal of the Gruuthusemuseum, creating a new entrance pavilion as well as a new museum scenography.

Lodewijk van Gruuthuse (1422/7–1492) built his palace in the 15th century, next to the Church of our Lady in Bruges. A monumental gate opens to the courtyard revealing the main façade. Behind the house stands the massive brick church tower. Although the house is a freestanding structure, it is impossible to perceive it as a whole. The possible views of it have been well composed, presenting the differently designed facades in relation to the idyllic canal streaming alongside it. Continue reading noAarchitecten