Functional Beast

Functional beast challenges comfort and user experience in architecture, forces the user to engage in a series of mechanics to enter the hut (stand, kneel, crawl, stand up).

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 …

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 …

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 …

Flexible Ground

Flexible Ground Typology: Beach cinema Location: Geroskipou, Cyprus Year: 2018 Stage: Competition Team: Adrian Aguirre   A place to see and be seen, a place to rest and face the sea/screen, an element for contemplation. Looking through/inside/outside the structure, the proposal frames moments and elements: the sea, the screen and the sky, “Flexible ground” aims …

Delirious Landscape

Typology:  Tapestry Year: 2018 Stage: Competition Result: Finalist (15) Team: Adrian Aguirre   Nature has proven that determinism of morphologies is not rigorous, and that the same variation can produce diverse outcomes; morphology is not absolute, cities are in continuous evolution. Architecture as key instrument to represent evolution; aims to adapt and adjust to conditions …