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Synagogue and Community Center NBI / Nicolas Loi

11:00 - 30 October, 2018
© Marcos Mendizabal
© Marcos Mendizabal

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Vitacura, Región Metropolitana, Chile
  • Category

  • Calculation

    Pedro Bartolomé
  • Calculation Reviewer

    IEC Ingeniería
  • Proyectos Sanitario, Eléctrico y de Clima

    Dinammo Ingeniería, Intexa Ingeniería
  • Area

    3800.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photography

    Marcos Mendizabal,

House in Camino El Alto / Carreño Sartori Arquitectos

10:00 - 22 October, 2018
House in Camino El Alto / Carreño Sartori Arquitectos, © Marcos Mendizabal
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The Versatility of Gabion Walls, From Infrastructure to Urban Furniture

04:00 - 11 October, 2018
Bosque Altozano Club House / Parque Humano. Image Cortesia de Parque Humano
Bosque Altozano Club House / Parque Humano. Image Cortesia de Parque Humano

Widely used in infrastructure, gabion walls are structures made of mesh metal cages filled with stones. These permeable walls use galvanized steel wire to withstand outdoor conditions. 

Bosque Altozano Club House / Parque Humano. Image Cortesia de Parque Humano BAH Restaurante Parkshopping / Tellini Vontobel Arquitetura. Image © Cristiano Bauce Restauración Paisajística del Vertedero de Residuos de la Vall d'en Joan / Batlle i Roig Arquitectes. Image © Jordi Surroca Mirador Asomo al Vacío. Image Cortesia de Loreto Mellado Medel + 62

10 Projects That Feature Striking Steel Trusses

06:00 - 27 July, 2017
10 Projects That Feature Striking Steel Trusses

Understanding the structural aspects of architecture is an inherent task of the architect; sufficient structural knowledge allows designers to propose ideas such as large structural elements which offer an interesting response to a project's needs.

Steel trusses are an example of such a response, which demonstrate an ability to define spaces and structures that are truly complex and interesting.

Below is a list of 10 inspirational projects that use metal trusses as an essential element of design.

6 Eye-Catching Corten Steel Construction Details

08:00 - 8 March, 2017
6 Eye-Catching Corten Steel Construction Details

The characteristics of Corten steel has been respected by all architects, both for its strength and for its particular color. It corresponds to a type of steel manufactured with a chemical composition that provides an oxidation that protects the piece, practically without altering its mechanical characteristics. The architectural details of Corten steel present a diversity of situations and connections, not only the obvious constructive factor but it also gives an aesthetic value to any architectural project.

We have compiled this list of 6 eye-catching Corten steel construction details that stand out the most.

Office Building Kennedy-Wisconsin / Alemparte-Morelli y Asociados Arquitectos

11:00 - 18 January, 2017
Office Building Kennedy-Wisconsin  / Alemparte-Morelli y Asociados Arquitectos, © Marcos Mendizabal
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Municipal Gym of Salamanca / Carreño Sartori Arquitectos

10:00 - 3 January, 2017
Municipal Gym of Salamanca / Carreño Sartori Arquitectos, © Marcos Mendizabal
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40 Impressive Details Using Concrete

08:00 - 8 November, 2016
40 Impressive Details Using Concrete

Due to its ability to mold and create different shapes, concrete is one of architecture's most popular materials. While one of its most common uses is as a humble foundation, its plasticity means that it is also used in almost all types of construction, from housing to museums, presenting a variety of details of work that deserves special attention.

Check out this collection of 40 projects that highlight the use of concrete. Impressive! 

Rey Vitacura / CARREÑO SARTORI arquitectos

13:00 - 24 October, 2016
Rey Vitacura / CARREÑO SARTORI arquitectos, © Marcos Mendizábal
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Gerónimo de Alderete 1155, Vitacura, Región Metropolitana, Chile
  • Category

  • Author Architects

    Mario Carreño Zunino, Piera Sartori del Campo
  • Area

    595.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Ministry of Housing and Urban Development Building / Carreño Sartori Arquitectos

12:00 - 31 March, 2016
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development Building / Carreño Sartori Arquitectos, © Marcos Mendizabal
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AD Round-Up: The Best of Contemporary Chilean Architecture

06:00 - 22 January, 2016
AD Round-Up: The Best of Contemporary Chilean Architecture, Innovation Center UC / Elemental. Image © Nico Saieh
Innovation Center UC / Elemental. Image © Nico Saieh

Chilean architecture, having long stood in the shadow of more established design traditions in Europe and North America, has been catapulted to the forefront of global attention with the news that architect Alejandro Aravena has been named the 41st Pritzker Prize Laureate – the first Chilean to receive the award. He is also the director of this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale, which focuses on the role of architects in improving the living conditions of people across the globe, especially in cases where scarce resources and the “inertia of reality” stand in the way of progress.

The Mirador House / Víctor Gubbins Browne + Gubbins Arquitectos

13:00 - 8 August, 2015
The Mirador House  / Víctor Gubbins Browne + Gubbins Arquitectos, © Marcos Mendizábal
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  • Architects

    Víctor Gubbins Browne, Gubbins Arquitectos
  • Location

    Tunquen, Chile
  • Category

  • Architect in Charge

    Victor Gubbins Browne, Pedro Gubbins Foxley
  • Area

    135.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Manuel Anabalón Saez School Building / Gubbins Arquitectos

01:00 - 20 August, 2014
Manuel Anabalón Saez School Building / Gubbins Arquitectos, © Marcos Mendizabal
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Lo Curro House / Nicolas Loi

01:00 - 22 July, 2014
Lo Curro House / Nicolas Loi, © Marcos Mendizabal
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Tunquén House / Nicolas Loi

01:00 - 12 June, 2014
Tunquén House / Nicolas Loi, © Marcos Mendizabal
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Los Bosques House / MasFernandez Arquitectos

01:00 - 10 December, 2013
Los Bosques House / MasFernandez Arquitectos, © Marcos Mendizabal
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Colina, Chile
  • Category

  • Project Architect

    Cristóbal Fernández
  • Structures

    Eduardo Valenzuela
  • Project Area

    368.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photography

    Marcos Mendizabal

Metropolitan Park South Access / Polidura Talhouk Arquitectos

01:00 - 23 October, 2013
Metropolitan Park South Access / Polidura Talhouk Arquitectos, © Marcos Mendizabal
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Cerro Chena, San Bernardo, Santiago, Chile
  • Category

  • Project Architects

    Antonio Polidura, Pablo Talhouk
  • Graphic Design

    Juan Polidura, Tomas Forteza
  • Project Area

    270.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2005
  • Photography

    Marcos Mendizabal, Courtesy of Poliudra Talhouk

Ensignia-Gerber House / OF Arquitectos

00:00 - 22 October, 2013
Ensignia-Gerber House / OF Arquitectos, © Marcos Mendizabal
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Algarrobo, Chile
  • Category

  • Architect in Charge

    Francisco Cepeda, Alvaro Ramirez
  • Project Architect

    Nicolas Cabargas
  • Area

    140.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs