Located in one of the most wooded areas of Caracas, the small garden of House M56 presents an “L” distribution where each side generates a different condition, both in visuals and in its use, generating leisure spaces on one side and rest spaces on the other, but both directly connected to the landscape of the […]
This house has a terrain that has a slope that faces north. In response to same, we rely on the existence of a large stone wall present in the plot to develop a scheme of masonry terraces organizing the irregularity of the uneven ground and manage to define the center defined by large steps of grass and shrub […]
Puerto Encantado is located along the northern shore off the coast of Venezuela approximately 120 km from the capital city Caracas. It uses a compact mixed-use urban model that places pedestrians, bikers and universal access at the center of design decisions. Puerto Encantado boasts 30 hectares of designed and programmed public spaces that provide a […]
This garden is located in one of the most wooded areas of Caracas and the house itself has architectural replicas of the houses of 1800, representing a commitment to the proposal of its gardens. The design expresses three landscape features that define the character of the time : Emphasize the house by placing the landscaped […]
Nature, social and commercial sites, docks and historical monuments are present as isolated activities. Trade, transport, technology, tourism and history all have important footprints there. Although the use of most of the activities is from the coastline, the South Harbor is the main image and one of the main public spaces in Helsinki. So our […]
Caracas is a city that is geographically divided by the river Guaire. Its Urban development never managed to connect both margins which resulted in wide avenues along the river, among them is the Rio de Janeiro avenue, located on the south bank and the edge of an urbanization with an active urban life and unbeatable […]
By being on the ground floor, the apartment has the possibility of having access to a terrace outside. Looking to have some greenery in this small terrace and a background for the kitchen, a vertical garden was raised. Most of this wall was located under a roofed area which allowed to develop a proposal that […]
Starting from the idea of reusing water in both, environment and existing urbanism, this proposal contemplates the promotion of social productivity that leverages the potential of green spaces in the neighborhood to develop an immediate micro economy that will lead to sustainable processes of expansion for the municipality’s concern through education on field. From there, […]
Mumbai is South Asia´s biggest city and around half of its population (of 14 millon of population) live in slums. Our proposal is based on the creation of new ground: Dharavies need to be near the street. Stacking their houses up does not fit their needs. The ground floor is so densely occupied that construction […]
It’s presented as series of green vertical partitions or walls along the facades of the offices to solve the visual problems presented in the two floors of the of Dr Care headquarters. They are accompanied by a series metal containers with different sizes and curvatures, which house the collection of bromeliads and orchids, and give a new image to the edges of the place.
This apartment gave us a great challenge since its location gave it all a huge retaining wall and which appearance was not pleasant. There was a proposal of a facade that, beyond being a metal structur, it is a piece of art that by its dimensions, achieves to specialize the north side of the house […]
As part of Chinese culture, the use of public space brings about conditions and ways of addressing them and must know how to represent them.The garden is placed inside a large square formed by neither buildings that each may not be aligned frontally nor their access.
The proposal for this terrace came from the contrast of black and white on the pavement with the idea of making this place wider, and greens and browns as warm accents. A central area is formed after settling green on its periphery through sits and planters that host a wide collection of bromelias with a green wall as background
The town hall of Chacao, while desinging the landscape master plan, decided to create a revitalization plan of the system of triangles, islands and road dividers, including products considered for this plan like the creation of a catalog for floristic species that would unify the image of the municipality. This work conducted a census of these […]
After the effects of the depression occurred in La Guaira in 1999 and 2005, and its impact on the Puerto Azul Club, the characteristics and dimensions of the ancient ocean beach changed radically. This becomes an area of about 5 acres and brings the ability to update and expand the range of activities for the […]
This proposal starts from working in a space with a Roman, medieval history, but also with an approach that is in harmony with modernity, with the contemporary. The controlled order of the cloister is broken by turning the plant on its central axis, trying to leave traces of presence of the existing but proposing a new dynamic to […]
The Borges house is an architectural 1960’s piece placed over the top of a hill with huge gardens and the best views of the city of Caracas, which over the years remains inserted inside the san Julian slum Tan Grande Como el barrio proposes to turn this beautiful house in a place for all, a […]
From the customer’s Portuguese heritage demanded representation on the type of garden culture. So he created a sequence of events through which it was placing a collection that represents the existing flora in Portugal. Another strength of this garden is the presence of gardens utility, meaning that we will find fruit gardens, vegetable, vegetables, among […]
These gardens are located on the terraces of the Pent-house of the Torre Británica (British Tower). As a primary condition was necessary to carry out a dry garden, such as stone slabs, gravel and vegetation and a variety of Agaves. Because it is relatively inaccessible and insecure was necessary to place planters that demarcate a border that does not exist, these contain palms. The garden was formed from a structured grid metal edges that contain the various dry materials.
Three concepts are handled in this house. The rear garden which has already brought very adult species Hura crepitans and Jacaranda obtusifolia, which was done by incapié in planting medium and low shrubs with an emphasis on the presence of bromeliads and malanga. The side garden serves as a connector between the rear garden and […]
The heart of the Casa Italia is its large pool as it’s around it where the entire club’s life is organized. We start from this point to expand its capacity of uses and space. It is then when it’s defined to update the edge of the pool with a beach system for placement of chairs, […]
Casa Italia is a club that has a long family tradition in the city of Maracay. Among its facilities there is the playground as the common place where more than 5 generations have passed from all the families of the club. After living the dynamics of the club it was decided to reorganize the park […]
Among many complexities, fractures and discontinuities in the south of the city of Caracas, it is necessary to work on the project of the axis Vizcaya-Plaza Las Americas-El Encantado, with the idea of generating a strong and recognizable identity throughout its extension when thinking of reconstituting its urban fabric. It is proposed a multiple and […]
El Ingenio Zoobotanical Park is an integral complex of 201 hectares, located northwest of the town of Guatire at the foot of El Ávila National Park. It will be used for recreational, botanical, zoological, tourist, cultural, artistic and research purposes in the botanical, zoological and scientific branches, especially for the preservation of biodiversity. Its development […]