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Canales Lombardero

Multifunctional public buidling . San Salvador

Canales Lombardero . Multifunctional public buidling . San Salvador  (3)

Canales Lombardero

A new multifunctional building for fairs, conferences and exhibitions is to be proposed adjacent to the future reconstruction of El Salvador Pavilion for Paris Universal Exhibition of 1889 in San Salvador City Centre. The pavilion has very small dimensions (10×10 meters) compared to most important buildings in the existing environment, such as the National Palace and the Metropolitan Cathedral. For this reason, the new building is conceived as an articulator of these two different scales. In order to generate a harmonious transition between the two, the new building most relevant features are inspired by the proportions, decorative system (including abstract Mayan symbology) and colours of the Parisian pavilion. The design is also divided into three different areas, that facilitate the transition from the pavilion and its urban context to the interior of the main multi-functional space. Continue reading Canales Lombardero

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Canales Lombardero

Perea Borobio House . Sevilla

Canales Lombardero . Perea Borobio House .  Sevilla (4)

Canales Lombardero . photos: © Fernando Alda

A retired couple of doctors decides to use their life savings to build a new house for them and their visiting sons and grandsons now living abroad. The clients want the house to be though for now and for generations to come, eventually inheriting the property. In search for flexibility and future change, the design invests on setting a clear spatial system around which adaptation might happen. Continue reading Canales Lombardero