Iris

Iris Typology: Pavilion, Interior installation, Exhibition Location: RIBA Gallery; London, UK Year: 2020 Stage: Competition Team: Adrian Aguirre     Iris challenges the modern vision of homogeneity and human standardization in architecture, questioning the role of architecture in relation to comfort and the user experience, aiming to contest the classical architectural discourse which imposed through …

Origins and memories

Origins and memories Typology: Pavilion, Mextropoli 2020, Arquine 22 Location: Mexico City, Mexico Year: 2020 Stage: Competition Team: Adrian Aguirre   The history of a nation endures on people’s memory through the objects of everyday use; the use of bamboo as a reinforce for constructive system named “Bajareque”, “Charangas” in Veracruz, furniture, etc.; as well …

I’m not from here

I'm not from here Typology: Pavilion, Winter station Location: Ontario, Canada Year: 2019 Stage: Competition Team: Adrian Aguirre   I’m not from here explores geometrical disequilibrium, where space basic element is an anthropocentric element – existing life ward towers – and is transformed into a non-anthropological triaxial plane, where planes fold in three dimensions, considering …

Tongzhou. Lobby & skylobby

Beijing Tongzhou Tower. Lobby & skylobby Typology: Interior design Location: Beijing, China Year: 2019 Stage: Concept design Team: Adrian Aguirre & Vanessa Gomez History on Tongzhou district recognized that its location was of high importance for Beijing’s water approach being the eastern gateway of Beijing on 195bc, which relates to the brief that Tongzhou will …

ANTE(mush)ROOM

Ante(mush)room Typology: Pavilion Location: Year: Stage: Competition Team: Adrian Aguirre, Vanessa Gomez, Andrea Ramos Ante(mush)room An eclectic icon to see and be seen, an exploration where the triaxial plane fold from ceiling to wall and the digital and analogue (crafted) architecture merge through geometric and material control. Geometry is generated through height variations of four …

Huanxi Station

  Huanxi Station of Nantong Typology: Transportation, Infrastructure, Metro station Location: Nantong, China Year: 2018 Stage: Concept design, Schematic design Team: Adrian Aguirre, Vanessa Gomez   CONCEPT ABSTRACT Fibers, fabrics, ondulating surfaces, continuous filaments. Geometrical configurations that fold, turn and twist. In relation to Huanxi Station of Nantong, the abstract concept relates to formations of …

Gangxia North. Transportation hub

Gangxia North. Transportation hub Typology: Transportation, Infrastructure, Metro station Location: Shenzhen, China Year: 2018 Stage: Concept design, Schematic design Team: Adrian Aguirre, Vanessa Gomez, Andrea Ramos   Four main concepts where developed for Gangxia north: Abstract, local culture, general architecture and local architecture. ABSTRACT Sinuous threads, continuous interconnected stripes of color enhancing architectural contours and …

Dolly or the tale of the sheep who walked down the river and became a pavilion

Dolly or the tale of the sheep who walked down the river and became a pavilion Typology: Warming hut/pavilion/shelter Location: Winnipeg, Canada Year: 2018 Stage: Competition Team: Adrian Aguirre, Andrea Ramos   The animal kingdom has found behaviours to adapt to extreme conditions, bears hibernate, arctic fox changes color as camouflage, monarch butterflies migrate, alligators …