Five amazing offices we published in 2009 for our seventh selection of previously featured projects. Check them all after the break.
Patio Alameda Building / Baixas del Rio Arquitectos This Building is the first stage of an ensemble of buildings belonging to the Universidad Católica called “Patio Alameda “, which is part of the Central Campus of the university placed on the Alameda Avenue in Santiago’s downtown. Alameda is the city’s main avenue and runs East – West. This group of buildings was designed to form a “fourth patio” related to the three patio traditional building of the university (read more…)
Zulte Stone Company / BURO Interior The Stone Company, a natural stone company in Zulte, underwent a true metamorphosis. The renovated display hall cum meeting and office space was decorated austerely and elegantly with the natural stone product as a calling card used in all its facets. Belgian practice BURO II was in charge of this renovation (read more…)
Zilverparkkade D / René van Zuuk Architekten The project derives its romantic name (Silver Park Quay) from its location: the office cluster on the Zilverparkkade in Lelystad. West 8 designed the urban plan for the area in conformity with the current trend for condensed city-centres. With an idyllic wink to the 17th century Dutch canal-houses the offices are lined up shoulder to shoulder on narrow plots. In such a compact row with a strict layout the only elements to create a discriminating identity are the facades (read more…)
Pullpo Advertising Agency / Hania Stambuk Starting the project from the abandoned facilities of a salt factory in the western sector of Santiago Chile, the commission is considered as a counterpoint of industrial aesthetics of the precarious versus a clear and contemporary proposal that complies with the various demands of an advertising agency (read more…)
Tracasa Office Building / AH Asociados The building has been planned as a well worked “pile” which rests on the terrain, adapting to its natural contours. It works from the precepts of superposition. It is placed on top of its supporting devices, and develops a layering, a coincidence and a meeting up with the natural and built environment (read more…)