AirMaster Gallery / Urbana

Courtesy of Urbana

Galería AirMaster, located in the Puerto Nuevo Design District of , is the flagship store for the AirMaster brand. AirMaster is Puerto Rico’s largest and oldest producer of aluminum windows and doors, and a local curtain-wall specialist. This adaptive reuse project recycled 85% of the previous structure’s building envelope, and 92% of its total concrete and . Follow the break for photographs and drawings of this office building.

Architects: Urbana, CSP
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Design Team: José Fernando Vázquez Pérez, AIA, Rafael Castro Montes de Oca, AIA, Yalmary Tirado López, Carlos Cruz Ortiz, Luis Cruz de la Paz, Carol Lora
Structure: José Miguel Ortiz
Mechanical: Rafael Parés, PE
Electrical: Carlos Requena, PE
Ilumination: Gianluca Picardi
Graphic Design: Sofía Saéz
Contractor: Hambleton Group
Parking: Julio Padín
Landscape: Olga Rubí
Signage: Sign Engineering
Water Features: Jesús Sánchez
Photographs: José Fernando Vázquez-Pérez and Kenneth Rexach

San Pablo / URBANA

Architects: URBANAJosé Fernando Vázquez-Pérez & Rafael Castro Montes de Oca
Location: Río Piedras, San Juan,
Project Team: Carlos Cruz-Ortiz, Luis Cruz de la Paz, Yalmari Tirado-López, Miguel Moreno
Contractor: Sharp Construction, S.E.
Electrical Engineering: Carlos Requena, PE, Requena & Asociados
Structural Engineering: Carlos Lázaro-León, PE, Lázaro & Gandía Consultores
Mechanical Engineering: Francisco Maté, PE, Maté & Asociados
Project year: 2007-2009
Photographs: José Fernando Vázquez-Pérez

Alhambra House / URBANA

Architects: URBANAJosé Fernando Vázquez-Pérez & Rafael Castro Montes de Oca
Location: Guaynabo,
Project Team: Carlos Cruz-Ortiz, Marcelo López-Dinardi, Luis Cruz de la Paz, Alex Hernández
Contractor: Pascual Ribas
Electrical Engineering: Gisela Pérez
Structural Engineering: José M. Green
Mechanical Engineering: Raúl Torres
Project year: 2005-2006
Site Area: 1,120 sqm
Constructed Area: 253 sqm
Photographs: José Fernando Vázquez-Pérez