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 …

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 …

Prosthetic Dwelling

Typology: Illustration Year: 2018 Stage: Competition Team: Adrian Aguirre   “In computer circles […] exist three general classes of models; each contains very particular biases toward how we observe […] the world and how we represent it, the aggregate, essence and reality.”[1] for Nicolas Negroponte, the aggregate was a decomposition of events, the essence was …

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 …

KTISMA journal & Accidental Architecture

Accidental Architecture published on KTISMA journal #3, Latent Potentials "KTISMA journal is proud to present its third issue, an investigation into Latent Potentials. By interpreting essays, mappings, architectural projects, and theoretical examinations we question the roles our environments assume. This issue is intended to promote focused critical thought into existent sustainable discourses through collaboratively examining Latent Potentials." …

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 …