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Montevideo

Prinzi an Office Between Warehouses / Cotignola - Staricco - Tobler

15:00 - 1 January, 2018
Prinzi an Office Between Warehouses  / Cotignola - Staricco - Tobler, © Marcos Guiponi
© Marcos Guiponi

© Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi + 23

Casa Plaza / MASS Arquitectos

13:00 - 11 December, 2017
Casa Plaza / MASS Arquitectos, © Federico Cairoli
© Federico Cairoli

Architecture Guide to Montevideo: 15 Sites That Every Architect Should Visit

08:00 - 19 October, 2017
Architecture Guide to Montevideo: 15 Sites That Every Architect Should Visit, via Flickr User: Marcelo Campi Licensed Under CC BY-SA 2.0
via Flickr User: Marcelo Campi Licensed Under CC BY-SA 2.0

There are a number of reasons to visit the architecture of Montevideo: the coastal city is the result of a complex interaction of historical factors that provided multiple trends and architectural styles, currently coexisting at par. Its streets and buildings tell the story of its past. 

The city´s architectural sites are easily found walking around Ciudad Vieja (Old Town) or in the renowned Rambla. Below is a list of 15 sites that every architect should know of and visit.

Sinergia Cowork Palermo / Emilio Magnone + Marcos Guiponi

15:00 - 28 February, 2017
Sinergia Cowork Palermo / Emilio Magnone + Marcos Guiponi, © Marcos Guiponi
© Marcos Guiponi

© Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Palermo, 11200 Montevideo, Montevideo Department, Uruguay
  • Architect in Charge

    Emilio Magnone, Marcos Guiponi
  • Area

    1400.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

HQ House / Fernando De Rossa + Virginia Miguel

13:00 - 13 February, 2017
HQ House / Fernando De Rossa + Virginia Miguel, © Federico Cairoli
© Federico Cairoli

© Federico Cairoli © Federico Cairoli © Federico Cairoli © Federico Cairoli + 36

How to Change Cities With Culture: 10 Tips Using UNESCO

08:00 - 23 January, 2017
How to Change Cities With Culture: 10 Tips Using UNESCO, "The Old Bridge in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina / Photo: ru.wikipedia.org". Image Courtesy of Strelka Magazine
"The Old Bridge in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina / Photo: ru.wikipedia.org". Image Courtesy of Strelka Magazine

This article, written by Svetlana Kondratyeva and translated by Olga Baltsatu for Strelka Magazine, examines the most interesting cases of the role of culture in sustainable urban development based on the UNESCO report.

UNESCO published the Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development in the fall of 2016. Two UN events stimulated its creation: a document entitled Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which emphasizes seventeen global goals for future international collaboration, was signed in September of 2015 at the Summit in New York. Habitat III, the conference held once in twenty years and dedicated to housing and sustainable urban development, took place in Ecuador in October of 2016. The question of culture’s role in urban development, and what problems it can solve, was raised at both events. To answer it, UNESCO summarized global experience and included successful cases of landscaping, cultural politics, events, and initiatives from different corners of the world in the report.

Libertad Street House / Pedro Livni + Karin Bia

13:00 - 30 September, 2016
Libertad Street House / Pedro Livni + Karin Bia, © Federico Cairoli
© Federico Cairoli

© Federico Cairoli © Federico Cairoli © Federico Cairoli © Federico Cairoli + 26

Grupo Santander Montevideo Headquarters / BVO ARQ

15:00 - 26 August, 2016
Grupo Santander Montevideo Headquarters  / BVO ARQ, © Marcos Guiponi
© Marcos Guiponi

© Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Parque Batlle, 11600 Montevideo, Departamento de Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Area

    1070.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

MD House / Pedro Livni

09:00 - 23 August, 2016
MD House  / Pedro Livni, © Federico Cairoli
© Federico Cairoli

© Federico Cairoli © Federico Cairoli © Federico Cairoli © Federico Cairoli + 33

  • Architects

  • Location

    Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Architect in Charge

    Pedro Livni
  • Area

    145.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Round-Up: Tall Stories From Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist'

07:30 - 8 July, 2016
Round-Up: Tall Stories From Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist', Courtesy of Monocle
Courtesy of Monocle

A new collection of five minute-long Tall Stories—developed by the team behind The UrbanistMonocle 24's weekly "guide to making better cities—guide the listener through the condensed narratives of a series of architectural projects from around the globe, encompassing their conception, development, use and, in some cases, eventual demise. We've selected eight of our favorites from the ongoing series, ranging from London’s Casson Pavilion to Honolulu's Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial, and the Estadio Centenario stadium in Montevideo.

Arquitectura Rifa Gen´08 House / Martin Mitropulos + Facundo Álvarez

13:00 - 30 December, 2015
Arquitectura Rifa Gen´08 House / Martin Mitropulos + Facundo Álvarez, © Valentina Chozas
© Valentina Chozas

© Elias Martinez © Elias Martinez © Elias Martinez © Elias Martinez + 24

Urban House / FGM Arquitectos

15:00 - 19 October, 2015
Urban House / FGM Arquitectos , © Elías Martínez Ojeda
© Elías Martínez Ojeda

© Elías Martínez Ojeda © Elías Martínez Ojeda © Elías Martínez Ojeda © Elías Martínez Ojeda + 28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Architects in Charge

    Diego Ferrando, Fernanda Goyos, Daniel Martirena.
  • Area

    250.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014

Friendship Park / Marcelo Roux + Gastón Cuña

15:00 - 27 July, 2015
Friendship Park / Marcelo Roux + Gastón Cuña, Courtesy of Marcelo Roux
Courtesy of Marcelo Roux

Courtesy of Marcelo Roux Courtesy of Marcelo Roux Courtesy of Marcelo Roux Courtesy of Marcelo Roux + 36

  • Architects

  • Location

    Zoológico Municipal Villa Dolores, Avenida General Fructuoso Rivera 3245, Montevideo 11600, Uruguay
  • Coordination

    Secretaría para la Gestión de la Discapacidad Coordinator: Federico Lezama
  • Client

    Intendencia de Montevideo, Intendenta: Ana Olivera

Palmar House / Estudio UZ:AA

11:00 - 24 July, 2015
Palmar House / Estudio UZ:AA, © Federico Cairoli
© Federico Cairoli

© Federico Cairoli © Federico Cairoli © Federico Cairoli © Federico Cairoli + 28

A Pavilion on the Garden / Rafael Alanis, Andres Bonino, Matias Coll, Diego Secco

14:00 - 31 March, 2015
A Pavilion on the Garden / Rafael Alanis, Andres Bonino, Matias Coll, Diego Secco, © Marcos Guiponi
© Marcos Guiponi

© Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi + 27

Casa Rifa / Andrés Varela Cruces + Elías Martínez Ojeda + Ignacio de Souza López + Joaquín Mascheroni Fleitas

01:00 - 30 May, 2014
© Elías Martinez Ojeda
© Elías Martinez Ojeda

© Elías Martinez Ojeda © Elías Martinez Ojeda © Elías Martinez Ojeda © Elías Martinez Ojeda + 32

Latin America's Top 8 Smart Cities

00:00 - 8 December, 2013
Latin America's Top 8 Smart Cities, Santiago, Chile took the top spot on the list. Image via Plataforma Urbana
Santiago, Chile took the top spot on the list. Image via Plataforma Urbana

In this article for Fast Company, Boyd Cohen counts down the top 8 smart cities in Latin America. Using publicly available data and his own comprehensive framework to evaluate how smart a city is, he has generated a list which even he admits features a couple of surprises in the top spots. To see the list and discover what each city has achieved to deserve its ranking, you can read the full article here.

Ibiray House / Oreggioni Prieto

01:00 - 22 September, 2013
Ibiray House / Oreggioni Prieto, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti + 16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Project Team

    Lucho Oreggioni, Sonia Prieto, Fernanda Ríos
  • Project Area

    172.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photography