Tag Archives: Mexico

Estudio Macías Peredo

EMERGING VOICE 2014. Founded in 2012 by Salvador Macías Corona and Magui Peredo Arenas, the Guadalajara-based Estudio Macías Peredo focuses on design and construction, embracing a critical regionalism in which the craftsman is part of the building process. In their lecture, Macías and Peredo discuss the strong influence that the geographic and social conditions in […]

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Mexico exhibition .Architecture Biennale 2014

Condemned to be modern! Watch the interview with the curator of the Mexico exhibition! by Mies. TV

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“Moroccan” Mountain Villa In Colorado

Owners Isa Catto Shaw and Daniel Shaw give us a tour of their unique Colorado mountain live/work villa, inspired by Moroccan design. by plumtv

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Emerging Practices in Mexican Architecture

Daniel Lopez received his degree from La Salle University and established his own firm in 1994. His work has included numerous institutional buildings for the Harp Helu Foundation in Oaxaca and a recent series of single family houses. His design focus is on the reinterpretation of modern architectural patterns in Oaxaca and the landscape. Renata […]

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Felix Candela: An interview with Maria Garlock

Maria Moreyra Garlock, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton, describes the structural beauty and simplicity of thin-concrete shell structures built by Felix Candela during the mid 20th century. Garlock and David Billington curated an exhibit and coauthored a book on Candela. post by Princeton Engineering  Félix Candela Outeriño was a Spanish architect known for […]

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Smog-Eating Buildings: Pure Architecture!

Locals in Mexico City do not only appreciate the Manuel Gea González Hospital for its beauty – they are also indebted to its designers for its ability to help purify the air in one of the most polluted towns on earth. Designed by Berlin-based Elegant Embellishments, the 2,500-square-meter facade is constructed from ‘Prosolve’ modules. These […]

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Barragan: La Cuadra San Cristobal (Español & English)

Barragán was born in Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico. Educated as an engineer, he graduated from the Escuela Libre de Ingenieros in Guadalajara in 1923. After graduation, he travelled through Spain and France. While in France he became aware of the writings of Ferdinand Bac, a German-French writer, designer and artist who Barragán cited throughout his […]

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Jordi Colomer / Avenida Ixtapaluca. Ηouses for mexico

Ixtapaluca is one of the cities of the outskirts of Mexico DF. Suddenly, an urbanization for 80.000 people living in small identical houses appeared there. The neighborhoods distinguish each other only by the color of the facades. However, life runs in the streets and people debate themselves in transforming that imposing geometric organization into a […]

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A New Sculpturalism: Contemporary Architecture from Southern California (3 videos)

The exhibition examines the work of more than thirty major and emerging figures in contemporary Los Angeles architecture of the last twenty-five years.Celebrating the ideas, projects, and processes of an architectural community that continually seizes the opportunity to redefine architecture, locally and globally, from within a city renowned for incubating architectural experimentation. By MOCATV Pt. […]

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Bart Prince – one of America’s most imaginative architects. (interview)

ARCHITECTURE comes about as a result of the synthesizing by the architect of creative responses to input from the client; data gathered from the site and the climate; and an understanding of structure, materials, space and light. Working from the inside-out, the architect guides the growth of an IDEA resulting from the combination of these […]

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