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PERMEABLE LIVING Building / Arquitectura X

17:00 - 9 March, 2018
PERMEABLE LIVING Building / Arquitectura X, © Sebastian Crespo
© Sebastian Crespo

© Sebastian Crespo © Sebastian Crespo © Sebastian Crespo © Sebastian Crespo + 30

  • Architects

  • Location

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Architects in Charge

    Adrian Moreno, María Samaniego, María José Crespo, Juan Pablo Freire, Jorge Durán, Eva Setz
  • Structural Engineer

    Juan Carlos Garcés
  • Client

    SMC + EDECONSA
  • Area

    9890.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

RI House / arquitectura x

09:00 - 6 March, 2018
RI House / arquitectura x, © Bicubik, Sebastián Crespo, Andrés Fernández
© Bicubik, Sebastián Crespo, Andrés Fernández

© Bicubik, Sebastián Crespo, Andrés Fernández © Bicubik, Sebastián Crespo, Andrés Fernández © Bicubik, Sebastián Crespo, Andrés Fernández © Bicubik, Sebastián Crespo, Andrés Fernández + 36

Low-Budget Urban Garden Uses Local Materials to Bring Quito's Community Together

08:00 - 12 January, 2018
Low-Budget Urban Garden Uses Local Materials to Bring Quito's Community Together, Cortesía de Natura Futura Arquitectura
Cortesía de Natura Futura Arquitectura

The social design from Natura Futura Arquitectura for a greenhouse in the warm subtropical climate of Nayón, Ecuador, the proposal approaches the use of local material resources in the construction of low-budget productive structures for the development of the collective. 

The project, materialized with bamboo, wood and greenhouse plastic, is based on the basic geometrical figure of the triangle, proposing sectors with different levels of illumination for different types of farming.

Maqueta. Image Cortesía de Natura Futura Arquitectura Cortesía de Natura Futura Arquitectura Cortesía de Natura Futura Arquitectura Cortesía de Natura Futura Arquitectura + 26

FF Houses / TEC Taller EC

13:00 - 9 August, 2017
FF Houses / TEC Taller EC, © BICUBIK - Sebastián Crespo / Andrés Fernández
© BICUBIK - Sebastián Crespo / Andrés Fernández

© BICUBIK - Sebastián Crespo / Andrés Fernández © BICUBIK - Sebastián Crespo / Andrés Fernández © BICUBIK - Sebastián Crespo / Andrés Fernández © BICUBIK - Sebastián Crespo / Andrés Fernández + 23

Beyond Food: 10 Exquisite Restaurant Interiors

08:00 - 14 July, 2017

Like architecture, food has a way of making us feel a sense of time and place. The act of eating together is ingrained in our human rituals surrounding spaces and how we inhabit them. The space that shelters us during our meal can be bustling or intimate, but nevertheless contributes our memories there, and the experience of eating at a good restaurant goes far beyond the food served in it. For it to be truly immersive, everything is thought of - from the shade of timber to the shape of your knife when you sit down to eat. 

We’ve gathered 10 examples from our archive of beautiful restaurants worth a visit – check them out below: 

Horizontal House / Juan Tohme

15:00 - 28 April, 2017
Horizontal House  / Juan Tohme, © JAG Studio
© JAG Studio

© JAG Studio © JAG Studio © JAG Studio © JAG Studio + 28

  • Arquitectos

  • Ubicación

    Zámbiza, Quito, Ecuador
  • Área

    255.0 m2
  • Año Proyecto

    2016
  • Fotografías

GAIA / Uribe & Schwarzkopf and Leppanen + Anker

11:00 - 2 January, 2017
GAIA / Uribe & Schwarzkopf and Leppanen + Anker, © Sebastián Crespo
© Sebastián Crespo

© Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo + 24

Quito Publishing House / Estudio A0

17:00 - 27 December, 2016
Quito Publishing House / Estudio A0, © Sebastián Crespo
© Sebastián Crespo

© Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo + 27

  • Architects

  • Location

    La Floresta, Quito, Ecuador
  • Leading Architects

    Jaskran Kalirai, Ana María Durán Calisto
  • Main Architects

    Jaskran Kalirai, Esteban Cervantes
  • Area

    3000 m2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

PATCH House / ESEcolectivo Arquitectos

17:00 - 15 November, 2016
PATCH House  / ESEcolectivo Arquitectos, © Lorena Darquea
© Lorena Darquea

© Lorena Darquea © Lorena Darquea © Lorena Darquea © Lorena Darquea + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Architect in Charge

    José de la Torre, Belén Argudo, Pablo Silva y Santiago Granda
  • Area

    230.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

RETOÑOS HOUSE / ESEcolectivo Arquitectos

13:00 - 1 November, 2016
RETOÑOS HOUSE / ESEcolectivo Arquitectos, © Lorena Darquea
© Lorena Darquea

© Lorena Darquea © Lorena Darquea © Lorena Darquea © Lorena Darquea + 18

Apartment Building Zambeze / Juan Pablo Ribadeneira Mora

13:00 - 29 August, 2016
Apartment Building Zambeze  / Juan Pablo Ribadeneira Mora, © Lorena Darquea
© Lorena Darquea

© Lorena Darquea © Lorena Darquea © Lorena Darquea © Lorena Darquea + 26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Miravalle, Quito 170136, Ecuador
  • Architect in Charge

    Juan Pablo Ribadeneira Mora
  • Area

    1500.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016

Cumbaya House / Diego Guayasamin Arquitectos

09:00 - 8 June, 2016
Cumbaya House  / Diego Guayasamin Arquitectos, © Sebastián Crespo
© Sebastián Crespo

© Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo + 22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Structural Design

    Luis Roggiero
  • Collaboration

    Arq. Pablo Espinoza
  • Area

    900.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016

La Merced House / Emilio López Herrera

15:00 - 13 May, 2016
La Merced House / Emilio López Herrera, © Ramiro Salazar
© Ramiro Salazar

© Ramiro Salazar © Ramiro Salazar © Ramiro Salazar © Ramiro Salazar + 19

Cubo House / Diez+Muller Arquitectos

09:00 - 13 May, 2016
Cubo House / Diez+Muller Arquitectos, © Sebastian Crespo
© Sebastian Crespo

© Sebastian Crespo © Sebastian Crespo © Sebastian Crespo © Sebastian Crespo + 15

Call for Papers: First International Conference on Urban Physics

20:17 - 7 April, 2016
Call for Papers: First International Conference on Urban Physics, First International Conference on Urban Physics, Quito - Galápagos, 25 September - 2 October 2016
First International Conference on Urban Physics, Quito - Galápagos, 25 September - 2 October 2016

The First International Conference on Urban Physics aims to be a founding event for the numerical simulation of cities and megacities, which are facing worldwide critical problems, such as their dual participation - as victims and actors - to the present and upcoming climate changes. The conference will provide an opportunity for scientists from different disciplines (computer graphics, environmental physics, numerical models, renewable energies, urban planning ...) to confront their ideas and methods for the detection and analysis of physical quantities, in order to better manage the development of cities and

Call for Submissions: Good Practice in the Academy

06:30 - 8 March, 2016
Call for Submissions: Good Practice in the Academy , announcement, university
announcement, university

The XX Pan-American Architecture Biennial of Quito (BAQ 2016)—under the theme “the useful classroom, best practices in the academy”—is looking for identifying local and worldwide innovative academic experiences that contribute to public interests. Such experiences include practices that can directly improve communities’ social, economic and environmental conditions, and that may be replicable as models that can be applied elsewhere. Tell us about your practical experience!

Halcón Building / TEC - Taller EC

13:00 - 22 February, 2016
Halcón Building / TEC - Taller EC, © Sebastián Crespo
© Sebastián Crespo

© Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo + 15

El Guarango House / Bernardo Bustamante

13:00 - 2 January, 2016
El Guarango House / Bernardo Bustamante, © Sebastian Crespo
© Sebastian Crespo

© Sebastian Crespo © Sebastian Crespo © Sebastian Crespo © Raed Gindeya Muñoz + 23