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 …

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 …

Suspended Space

  Suspended Space; Mexico City, Mexico, 2015 Team: Adrian Aguirre & Gerry Cruz (gerrycruz.net) The history of a nation endures on people’s memory through the objects of everyday use; traditional games and toys such as marbles and stickers are part of the Mexican collective memory. Suspended Space employs those memories as objects of national identity …