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12 top projects by 2016 Pritzker Prize winner Alejandro Aravena

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 17, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Jan 16, 2016

UC Innovation Center in Santiago Recently awarded “Design of the Year” by London’s Design Museum, the UC Innovation Center is a striking sculptural triumph in Santiago. Rather than sheathe the building in glass, like most architects would, Aravena instead created the building from concrete and carved site-specific openings, including a hollow-out atrium, out of its monolithic mass. The concrete exterior and carefully placed openings help prevent overheating, reduce energy consumption, and...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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