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Grupo Sud Offices / 57STUDIO

13:00 - 18 January, 2016
Grupo Sud Offices  / 57STUDIO, © Caco Oportot
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Italia, Providencia, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile
  • Area

    1500.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Alejandro Aravena Wins 2016 Pritzker Prize

09:10 - 13 January, 2016
Alejandro Aravena Wins 2016 Pritzker Prize

Alejandro Aravena has been named as the winner of the 2016 Pritzker Prize. Highlighting his dedication to improve urban environments and to address the global housing crisis, the Pritzker Prize jury praised the way in which the Chilean architect has "risen to the demands of practicing architecture as an artful endeavor, as well as meeting today's social and economic challenges." Aravena is the 41st Pritzker Prize laureate and the first Chilean to receive the award.

At 48 years of age, Aravena has a large portfolio of private, public and educational projects in Chile, the USA, Mexico, China and Switzerland. But perhaps more notably, through his “Do Tank” firm ELEMENTAL he has managed to build 2,500 units of social housing, engaging in the public housing policies of governments where he works and taking an opportunistic approach to market forces to generate a powerful impact on lower-income communities.

"Alejandro Aravena epitomizes the revival of a more socially engaged architect, especially in his long-term commitment to tackling the global housing crisis and fighting for a better urban environment for all,” explained the Jury in their citation. “He has a deep understanding of both architecture and civil society, as is reflected in his writing, his activism and his designs. The role of the architect is now being challenged to serve greater social and humanitarian needs, and Alejandro Aravena has clearly, generously and fully responded to this challenge."

UC Innovation Center – Anacleto Angelini, San Joaquín Campus, Universidad Católica de Chile. Santiago, Chile 2014. Image © Nina Vidic Monterrey Housing. Monterrey, Mexico 2010. Image © Ramiro Ramirez Medical School, Universidad Católica de Chile. Santiago, Chile 2004. Image © Roland Halbe Siamese Towers, San Joaquín Campus, Universidad Católica de Chile. Santiago, Chile 2005. Image © Cristobal Palma +23

Beach Pavillion / PAR Arquitectos

15:00 - 12 January, 2016
Beach Pavillion / PAR Arquitectos, © Diego Elgueta
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Cachagua, Zapallar, Región de Valparaíso, Chile
  • Architect in Charge

    Pablo Lopez, Alvaro Cortés, Tomas Pardo
  • Area

    70.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Stranded House / WHALE!

09:00 - 12 January, 2016
Stranded House / WHALE!, © Hugo Bertolotto
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Tunquen, Algarrobo, Región de Valparaíso, Chile
  • Area

    180.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

CML House / Ricardo Torrejón + Arturo Chadwick

09:00 - 11 January, 2016
CML House / Ricardo Torrejón + Arturo Chadwick, © Felipe Fontecilla
© Felipe Fontecilla

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IA House / Joannon Arquitectos

09:00 - 7 January, 2016
IA House / Joannon Arquitectos, © Ignacio Infante Cobo
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Pje Quintay, Puchuncaví, Región de Valparaíso, Chile
  • Architect in Charge

    Nicolás Joannon A, Eugenio Joannon R
  • Area

    60.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Pumanque Community Centre / The Scarcity and Creativity Studio

11:00 - 5 January, 2016
Pumanque Community Centre / The Scarcity and Creativity Studio, Courtesy of The Scarcity and Creativity Studio
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Pumanque, Pumanque, O'Higgins Region, Chile
  • Teaching Staff

    Christian Hermansen Cordua, Michael U. Hensel, Solveig Sandness, Joakim Hoen, Haakon Matre Aaserød
  • Students

    Harold Vermeiren, Christiana Thorsen Clarke, Margarita Chaskopoulou, Marte Guldvik, Marina Haga, Jonas Osthagen Hamar, Anniken Høgset, Shohreh Kheirati, Kaja Gladhus Kolstad, Kamilla Merete Kristiansen, Gro Krüger, Caroline Krenc, Taavi Löoke, Ranveig Hesselberg Meland, Annette Katherine Mohr, Eskil Frøyen Nybø, Liv Mari Oppebøen, Brianne Parquier, Elissavet Pertigkiozoglou, Randi Ravndal, Erik Reiten, Kinga Rusin, Truls Schiefloe Sandbakk, Hedvig Margrethe Sanderud, Øistein Magnus Schive, Eirik Stiansen, Gustav Mattias Jitzhak Tellqvist, Magnus Vågan.
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of The Scarcity and Creativity Studio

Walk the Line / The Scarcity and Creativity Studio

09:00 - 3 January, 2016
Walk the Line  / The Scarcity and Creativity Studio, Courtesy of The Scarcity and Creativity Studio
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Calafquen House / García de la Huerta & Gleixner Arquitectos

09:00 - 30 December, 2015
Calafquen House  / García de la Huerta & Gleixner Arquitectos, © Nico Saieh
© Nico Saieh

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Lago Calafquén, Región de la Araucanía, Chile
  • Project Architects

    Tomás García de la Huerta y Xaviera Gleixner
  • Project Manager

    Sebastián Undurraga
  • Collaborators

    Eduardo Landia, Cristián Yazigi
  • Project Area

    411.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

    Nico Saieh, Courtesy of Tomás García de la Huerta

The Wave: Public Performance Space / The Scarcity and Creativity Studio

12:00 - 25 December, 2015
The Wave: Public Performance Space / The Scarcity and Creativity Studio, Courtesy of The Scarcity and Creativity Studio
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Ecuador 428, Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Región de Valparaíso, Chile
  • Staff

    Christian Hermansen Cordua and Solveig Sandness
  • Students

    Anna Gran Berild, Eva De Meersman, Truls Glesne, Timothy Hancock, Morten Jakobsen, Hauk Jonathan Lien, Paul-Antoine Lucas, Carolina Martins, Malen Sønvisen Moe, Ida Gjerde Nordstrøm, Ragnhild E. Osbak, Fu Tung Sze, Silje Træen, Clara Trivino Massó, Vilde Vanberg, Yinan Zhang.
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of The Scarcity and Creativity Studio

Consistorial de Constitución / PLAN Arquitectos

11:00 - 18 December, 2015
Consistorial de Constitución / PLAN Arquitectos, © Pablo Blanco
© Pablo Blanco

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Constitución, Maule Region, Chile
  • Architects in Charge

    Rodrigo Cáceres Moena, Alejandro Vargas Peyreblanque, Alvaro Gonzalez Bastías
  • Structural Design

    JC Ingenieros
  • Area

    3033.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Algarrobo House / García de la Huerta & Gleixner Arquitectos

10:00 - 10 December, 2015
Algarrobo House / García de la Huerta & Gleixner Arquitectos, Courtesy of Tomás García de la Huerta
Courtesy of Tomás García de la Huerta

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Tunquen House / DX Arquitectos

16:00 - 4 December, 2015
Tunquen House  / DX Arquitectos, © Pablo Blanco Barros
© Pablo Blanco Barros

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Tunquen, Algarrobo, Región de Valparaíso, Chile
  • Architect in Charge

    Juan Luzoro, Federico Novoa
  • Area

    132.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Sala Caracolas Project / Shift Arquitectos

11:00 - 2 December, 2015
Sala Caracolas Project / Shift Arquitectos, © Pablo Blanco
© Pablo Blanco

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Suarez House / Arq2g arquitectura

13:00 - 27 November, 2015
Suarez House / Arq2g arquitectura, Courtesy of Marco Gárate N.
Courtesy of Marco Gárate N.

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Physics Department Building / Marsino Arquitectura

12:00 - 17 November, 2015
Physics Department Building / Marsino Arquitectura, © Felipe Díaz Contardo
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  • Architects

  • Location

    18 de Septiembre 2222, Arica, Región de Arica y Parinacota, Chile
  • Project Architects

    Jorge Marsino P. / María Inés Buzzoni G. / Diego Achurra Q
  • Project Area

    1283.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Pezo von Ellrichshausen's Model of 100 Circles Explores the Diversity of Repetition

16:00 - 15 November, 2015
Pezo von Ellrichshausen's Model of 100 Circles Explores the Diversity of Repetition, Model for 'Infinite Motive'. Image Courtesy of Pezo von Ellrichshausen
Model for 'Infinite Motive'. Image Courtesy of Pezo von Ellrichshausen

Chilean art and architecture studio Pezo von Ellrichshausen’s “Finite Format” exhibition is currently on display at one of the most important cultural sites in the Czech Republic: The House of Art of Ceske Budějovice. Composed of more than 480 paintings (Finite Format) and six ink drawings (Infinite Motive), the installation aims to demonstrate the firm’s “underlying method to understand not only the artistic qualities in a work of architecture but also the architectonic attributes of a work of art,” according to the architects. 

In parallel, Pezo von Ellrichshausen also carried out a workshop with 14 architecture students from the Technical University of Liberec to conceptualize and construct a twelve-square-meter scale model for the "Infinite Motive" installation. Using the circle as the basic element, the architects reflect on how “architectonic intentions may be diluted by means of the repetition of a single figure with a diverse range of dimensions.”

FENIX House / Equipo UTFSM

13:00 - 9 November, 2015
FENIX House / Equipo UTFSM, © María Cirano
© María Cirano

© María Cirano © Alejandra Carrasco © Alejandra Carrasco © María Cirano +27

  • Architects

  • Location

    Las Cañas, Valparaíso, Región de Valparaíso, Chile
  • Project Architects

    Sebastián Rojas, Alejandra Carrasco, Carolina Sepúlveda
  • UTFSM Academics and Experts

    Nina Hormazábal, Andrea Pino, Pablo Sills
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs