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



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



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



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