El Guateque starts on a Frankenstein pre-existence: a mid XX century self-built house modified by a refurbishment to transform it into a single-family house left unfinished due to the 2007’s economic crisis, leaving a series of interior spaces without scale, form and hierarchy resulting from multiple modifications, amputations and demolitions. Continue reading Escolano . Steegmann
Living on a terrace. The project is conceived according to the client’s main desire: a house turned towards the exterior. The operation, however, is not so much to open the views to the terrace as in providing the interior with attributes of the exterior, resonances of the landscape of the roofs of the city, often invaded by clothes hanging in the sun. Continue reading Escolano . Steegmann
DRST architects, Adrià Escolano + Gonzalo Gutiérrez
Nuevas líneas de investigación son necesarias para encontrar fórmulas que permitan gestionar la actual situación inmobiliaria, desde la tipología de vivienda hasta la forma en la que se produce el crecimiento de la ciudad. Algunos paradigmas han quedado obsoletos, otros necesitan ser modificados o adaptados a los nuevos modelos sociales. Continue reading DRST
As the capital and strategic center of the Mostviertel province, Amstetten yearns for a new urban development system, one that would enable a form of growth where economic and industrial development that includes urban and social concerns. A master plan for public space renewal could not only regenerate underused areas, but also serve, by increasing Amstetten’s visibility, as an attractor for new inhabitants and businesses.
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