Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has announced the winning proposal for the Cinematography and Audiovisual Tower that will be built in capital Buenos Aires.
Out of five competing proposals, MRA+A Álvarez| Bernabó | Sabatini’s design was selected. At 335 meters, the skyscraper will become the tallest building in Latin America, surpassing the 300-meter Costanera tower in Santiago, Chile and a 330-meter tower under development in Monterrery, Mexico. To be used mainly for Argentina’s film and television industry, the tower will have 67 floors and 216,000 square meters of space. A hotel will occupy the top 13 floors.
More details after the break…
Villa el Libertador Príncipe de Asturias Municipal Hospital / Santiago Viale + Ian Dutari + Alejandro Paz
Architects: Santiago Viale, Ian Dutari, Alejandro Paz
Location: Centro de salud municipal Villa el Libertador – Córdoba, Córdoba Province, Argentina, Argentina
Design Team: Edgar Ermoli, Damian Durando, Clarita Delfino, Ceci Gaisán
Project Area: 6281.0 m2
Project Year: 2007
Photographs: Gonzalo Viramonte
Architects: Unoencinco Arquitectos
Location: Villa Gesell, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Project Architects: Arq. Laura Abate, Arq. Alejo López, Arq. Noelia Maldonado Duboski, Arq. Máximo Triolo, Arq. Miguel Urruty
Site Area: 675 m2
Project Area: 125.0 m2
Project Year: 2012
Photography: Courtesy of Unoencinco Arquitectos
The Argentine pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale analyzes modernity in terms of the IDEAL and the REAL by looking at how the country has used “ideal” modern ideas to construct the reality of its cities.
Enjoy photos from the pavilion and read the description from the curators after the break.