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 …

Urban Filigree

Urban Filigree; Paris, France, 2014 Team: Adrian Aguirre & Gerry Cruz (gerrycruz.net) “If you think about voids instead of working with the solid elements, the truth appears… the art of the structure is how and where to put the holes… strength but not weight.”*(A) From some geometrical variations Urban Filigree responds to a series of …

Metropolitan Vortex

Metropolitan Vortex. New dwelling, old context; Guadalajara, Mexico, 2013 Team: Adrian Aguirre & Gerry Cruz (gerrycruz.net) The city is a buildup of vitalities, people, vehicles, and information on the move. Any architecture of the XXI century must be able to relate and adapt to these conditions (volume vs. context) as well as the needs of …

Material footprints

Material footprints AADRL Phase I, Workshop II Team: Kathleen O'Donnell, Paola Salcedo, Adrian Aguirre   The aim of the workshop was to investigate and developed and interface between environmental data and mechanical apparatuses, in this case, Arduino. The context, as well as external variables such as temperature, light, air, sound, were part of the methods applied in …

Strange Natures

Strange natures, AADRL 2010 - 2012, Architectural Association School of Architecture. Team: Adrian Aguirre, Hyoun Hee Na, Carlos Sarmiento, Justin Kelly. The ocean hosts a variety of mysterious processes, whose activities are linked to the emergence of complex life systems. There is still much to learn about the ocean, given that 75% of its species …