Argentina to Build Latin America’s Tallest Skyscraper

Winning Proposal Image. © Fan Page de Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

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 ’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…

Delta Cabin / AToT

© Manuel Ciarlotti

Architects: AToT- Arquitectos Todo Terreno
Location: Delta del Tigre – Province,
Architects In Charge: Agustin Moscato, Lucia Hollman (Arquitectos Todo Terreno)
Project Area: 72.0 sqm
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Manuel Ciarlotti

Sebastian Patiño House / Adolfo Mondejar

© Gonzalo Viramonte

Architects: Adolfo Mondejar
Location: Córdoba, Córdoba Province, ,
Project Area: 165.0 m2
Project Year: 2013
Photographs: Gonzalo Viramonte

City Block Center / Pablo Dellatorre

© Gonzalo Viramonte

Location: Montevideo 951, Córdoba, Córdoba Province, ,
Authors: Mar Pattochi
Project Area: 42.0 m2
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Gonzalo Viramonte

Villa el Libertador Príncipe de Asturias Municipal Hospital / Santiago Viale + Ian Dutari + Alejandro Paz

© Gonzalo Viramonte

Architects: , , 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

Torcuato House / BAK arquitectos

© Inés Tanoira

Architects: BAK arquitectos
Location: – Buenos Aires Province,
Area: 273.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Inés Tanoira

Curucura House / Unoencinco Arquitectos

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Architects: Unoencinco Arquitectos
Location: Villa Gesell, Buenos Aires Province,
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

4 Dwellings With Courtyard / SMF Arquitectos

© Albano Garcia

Architects: SMF Arquitectos
Location: Tolosa, Province, Argentina
Project Architects: Speroni, Martinez, Flores
Collaborator: Dario Michalko
Project Area: 300.0 m2
Project Year: 2014
Photography: Albano Garcia

Two Houses Conde / Hitzig Militello arquitectos

© Federico Kulekdjian

Architects: Hitzig Militello arquitectos
Location: Buenos Aires,
Architects In Charge: Fernando Hitzig, Leonardo G. Militello
Area: 182.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Federico Kulekdjian

3 Houses in Rosario / I+GC [ar]

© Walter Salcedo

Architects: I+GC [ar]
Location: Noruega, Rosario, Province, Argentina
Architects In Charge: Matías Blas Imbern, Agustina González Cid
Year: 2012
Photographs: Walter Salcedo

House in San Marco / vEstudio

© Andrés Negroni

Architects: vEstudio
Location: , Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Project Architect: Rubén Valdemarin
Construction: Nivel II
Project Area: 200.0 m2
Project Year: 2013
Photography: Andrés Negroni

Atelier Vilela / Hitzig Militello Arquitectos

© Federico Kulekdjian

Architects: Hitzig Militello Arquitectos
Location: Buenos Aires,
Area: 62.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Federico Kulekdjian

Ideal/Real: The Argentine Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

© Nico Saieh

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.

The curators, and , structured the exhibit around eight periods, selecting cinema clips to represent the ideal and the real.

Enjoy photos from the pavilion and read the description from the curators after the break.

Pedro House / VDV ARQ

© Curro Palacios Taberner

Architects: VDV ARQ
Location: Buenos Aires,
Architect In Charge: Victor Della Vecchia, Ariel Ascione
Area: 320.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Curro Palacios Taberner

House in Los Molinos / BIAGIONI_PECORARI Arquitectos

© Ramiro Sosa

Architects: BIAGIONI_PECORARI Arquitectos
Location: , Province, Argentina
Project Area: 180 sqm
Project Year: 2013
Photographs: Ramiro Sosa

House M / Estudio Aire

© Walter Salcedo

Architects: Estudio Aire
Location: Rosario, Santa Fe Province,
Architect In Charge: Juan Germán Guardati, Román Renzi, Virginia Kahanoff
Area: 320 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Walter Salcedo

Bazan House / SMF Arquitectos

© Albano Garcia

Architects: SMF Arquitectos
Location: ,
Project Architect: Juan Martín Flores
Project Area: 140 sqm
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Albano Garcia

Scout House / BAAG

Courtesy of BAAG

Architects: BAAG
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Griselda Balian, Gabriel Monteleone, Gaston Noriega, Maria Emilia Porcelli
Area: 360 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of BAAG, Federico Kulekdjian