The Argentinian firm headed by Joaquin Alarcia and Federico Ferrer built this pink-pigmented concrete house mirroring the mineral tones of the surrounding Sierras Chicas. Adapted to the mountain slope, the linear, 380-square-meter construction presen
In the Alcorta campus of Torcuato Di Tella University stands the mixed-use Sáenz Valiente Building, with its austere, modular expressivity. This work by the Catalan practice of Josep Ferrando has been shortlisted in the international section of the 2
In City Bell, a town located in Buenos Aires Province, stands this residence designed by Sofía Botteri and Patricio Connell's La Plata-based firm. The 275-square-meter building, organized around a central pond, is designed in pursuit of 'immaterialit
At Puente Blanco, a remote spot in the Argentinian Patagonia, close to the southern border with Chile, we find this stockbreeding estate that has been renovated and expanded by Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés architectes (RDR architectes), the firm
The firm headed by Mario Corea (with Silvana Codina, Francisco Quijano, and Bruno Reinheimeres), the Special Projects Unit of Argentina’s Public Works Ministry, and the Government of the Province of Santa Fe collaborated in building CEMAFE, the outpa
The Argentinian practice of Sofia Botteri and Patricio Connell designed this house for a young family with two children, located in a country club in the province of Buenos Aires. Surrounded by trees, the 180-square-meter modular structure is defined
As the legacy of rather worn-out rational mechanisms, the free plan supposes an ideally unlimited, undefined and flexible spatial system, certainly indifferent to activities and places. It is an idealized endless floor plan towards the inside and the
Inspired in the form and construction of traditional coal ovens, the chapel takes the shape of an irregular prism inside of which a simple brick vault has been sculpted.
Located in San Vicente, in the province of Buenos Aires, the Juan and Eva Perón Mausoleum is part of a heritage recovery plan which includes the refurbishment of the ‘Quinta 17 de Octubre’ – the summer house of the presidential couple –, turning it i
Located in a residential neighborhood of Buenos Aires, the building accommodates eight two-floor apartments which are accessed through a free-flowing ground floor that is completely open to the exterior and that has circulation paths for vehicles and
The extension of the Emilio Caraffa Provincial Museum of Fine Arts, located in the capital of Córdoba, brings together the neoclassical building, designed at the beginning of the 20th century by the Hungarian architect Johannes Dronfuss, and the rece
The amazing and much awarded Rafael Iglesia, born in Rosario, Argentina, has left us at the age of 63. Brilliant and incisive, profound and ironic, prone to take risks, he maintained his sharp and sly gaze up to the very end, even through a heartrend
As is well known, Le Corbusier embarked for Buenos Aires from Bordeaux on board the Massilia on September 14, 1929. One of his traveling companions was Adelina del Carril, who, along with her late husband, Ricardo Güiraldes (who had died in Paris two
This brick house in Buenos Aires has two theoretical references. On one hand, Kenneth Frampton’s definition of tectonics, which he considers not only a “mere disclosure of the construction technique, but, rather, its expressive potential.” To Frampto
In possession of a powerful and unique sculptural language, Clorindo Testa was perhaps the most internationally recognized modern Argentinian architect.
Marked by his exile in Argentina, where he brought the Modern Movement, Bonet produced a complex and eclectic oeuvre that embraced industrial design, architecture and urban planning.
With an oeuvre that combined technical rigor and visionary sensitivity, Amancio Williams counts among the leading champions of the ideas of the Modern Architecture in Latin America.
Trained in early rationalism, Álvarez was one of those responsible for introducing into Argentina the language of modernity, to which he remained faithful through seven decades.
Formado en la época heroica del Movimiento Moderno, el recientemente fallecido Mario Roberto Álvarez introdujo en Argentina los principios del racionalismo, a los que permaneció fiel en su larga carrera.
Latin America celebrates in 2010 the bicentennial of its independence. The Bolivarian Venezuela begins the commemorative cycle on 19 April, Argentina will follow on 25 May, Colombia on 20 July, Mexico and Chile on 16 and 18 September. These last four
Even the most concise analysis of current Argentinian architecture requires a look at its modern genetics, a good part of its conceptual formulation and technical development having its origins there. A mix of diverse but wisely integrated influences
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