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Fake Industries . Fernandez-Abascal

MH HOUSE

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Fake Industries Architectural Agonism (Urtzi Grau and Cristina Goberna Pesudo) with Guillermo Fernandez-Abascal

MH House is a 34.5 sq.m (L:5.68m, W:6.64m, H:2.83m) prefabricated shelter with a
17.5 sq.m terrace and a total cost of €5.000. Its light-weight structure is made of galvanized steel. The frame is modular and parts are interchangeable. Its walls and roof feature polyolefin foam panels, which protect residents from sun, wind, rain and snow. Its final coating, a metallized polyethylene terephthalate (MPET) is tough and durable and provides the house unified image. Its short sides are covered with door- integrated-panels and a solar panel and a rain-water collector in the roof ensure its energetic autonomy. Continue reading Fake Industries . Fernandez-Abascal

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Fernandez-Abascal . Grau

President’s Wall

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Guillermo Fernandez-Abascal (GFA2) . Urtzi Grau (FKAA) . James Withlow Delano (copyright images)

Dept. of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a solicitation in electronic format for the design and build of several prototype wall structures in the vicinity of the United States border with Mexico.

Deeply inspired by the Emperor’s New Clothes tale, our proposed wall will be made of fabric only visible to anyone who is stupid or incapable of doing his job. Continue reading Fernandez-Abascal . Grau

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GFA

The story of the pool

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GFA (Gabriel Fernández-Abascal & Guillermo Fernández-Abascal)

After forty years navigating through the Atlantic, the constructivist floating pool1 arrived in New York from Moscow. Four decades later and after visiting Sydney and Porto, it appears in Santander to settle in its bay. Continue reading GFA

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Guillermo Fernández-Abascal

Cervantes Institute . Shanghai

Author: Guillermo Fernández-Abascal . tutors: Blanca LLeo and Peng Nu

Cervantes Institute is located in Anfu Road in the French concession in the city of Shanghai. It is an area of a long cultural tradition with theatres, art galleries… characterized by the beautiful lined street which defined block where bourgeois villas from the early 20th century coexist with lilongs (workers houses) and modern asian condominiums.
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Collar . Eijo . Fernández-Abascal . Fernández-Abascal

Europan 11 . NORRKöPING

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The large-scale intervention is conceived as a stitching process, by which the Gamla Övägen is no longer a linear barrier.  The aim is to reactivate life in this outlying neighbourhood and the operation is materialized by a number of rings, which morphologically adapt to the landscape and the necessities. Conceptually perceived as glue drops the infrastructural rings will provide  the people from Norra Vrinnevi with the appropriate connection, as well as being equipped with hybrid functions in a must-see pedestrian path. The housing units are strategically placed responding to the social-age groups and the new uses. The optimistic intervention is understood as a  complementary node to Vilbergen, with an insight into new activities that can help attract young people to the area. Continue reading Collar . Eijo . Fernández-Abascal . Fernández-Abascal