Social Infrastructure Pilares Priani . Mexico City

PRODUCTORA . Palma . photos: © Onnis Luque

PILARES are small neighborhood hubs that provide social, educational, and cultural infrastructure to residents of Mexico City. An initiative implemented by the Mayor of Mexico City, these Points of Innovation, Freedom, Art, Education, and Knowledge (PILARES, for its acronym in Spanish), provide local residents access to computers and internet, workshop spaces (carpentry, silk-screen printing, dark room, etc.) and flexible rooms for public gatherings. More than 250 PILARES are planned for Mexico City, and a small part of those were commissioned to architects with a distinguished trajectory. Continue reading PRODUCTORA . Palma



Chiripa Building . Sayulita

PALMA . fotos: © Luis Young . + plataforma arquitectura

Chiripa is a project that seeks to experiment with the way users relate to each other in an undefined typology, a hybrid between house, apartment and hotel. Six units that, depending on the needs of the visitors, can be used in different configurations, constantly changing the way they are inhabited. Continue reading PALMA



Types of spaces . Logroño

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Palma . HANGHAR . photos: © Luis Díaz Díaz

The project is located in the passage of the old Tobacco Factory of La Rioja, an urban space of narrow and elongated dimensions, filled by a monumental red brick chimney. The project restores the site to its status as a built space by consolidating the facades and giving the tobacco factory as a whole its original unity. The interior is articulated through the concatenation of a series of square rooms of 3.6×3.6m that form a spatial procession of corridors and rooms of domestic character, thus reconstructing the emptiness of the passage. Continue reading Palma . HANGHAR