Hospitals and Health Centers: 50 Floor Plan Examples

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Cortesía de Fabian Dejtiar Cortesía de Fabian Dejtiar A floor plan is an interesting way to represent and approach the functional program of hospitals and health centers, where the complexity of the system implies the need for specific studies of the distribution and spatial organization for proper health care. From our published projects, we have found numerous solutions and possibilities for health centers and hospitals depending on the site's specific needs. Below, we have selected 50 on-site floor plan examples that can help you better understand how architects design hospitals and health care centers.

Maggie's Cancer Centre Manchester / Foster + Partners

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Hospital Complex Broussais / a+ samueldelmas

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Livsrum - Cancer Counseling Center / EFFEKT

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Villa el Libertador Príncipe de Asturias Municipal Hospital / Santiago Viale + Ian Dutari + Alejandro Paz

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Municipal Healthcare
via Estudio Entresitio
via SV60 Arquitectos
via Atelier d’architecture Michel Rémon
via Comas-Pont arquitectos
via Ramon Sanabria + Francesc Sandalinas
via Pich-Aguilera Architects + Corea & Moran Arquitectura
via Rural Urban Framework
via Silvia Barbera Correia + Jose luis Canosa + Francisco Rius + Esteban Bonell + Josep Maria Gil
via C. F. Møller Architects
via Brullet Pineda Arquitectes
via BBATS Consulting&Projects SLP + Murtinho+Raby Arquitectos
via EACSN + Junquera Arquitectos
via Ramon Esteve, Alfonso Casares
via Hyunjoon Yoo Architects
via PLANHO + AIDHOS arquitectos S.A.
via Brullet-De Luna Arquitectes + PINEARQ
via Stanley Beaman & Sears
via Estudi PSP Arquitectura
via Corea Moran Arquitectura
via Planho Consultores
via Mario Corea Arquitectura
via AGi Architects
via Lyons + Conrad Gargett
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via El Equipo de Mazzanti
via CADI
via Sheppard Robson + John Cooper Architecture + GAPP + Ruben
via The Manser Practice
via Manoel Coelho Arquitetura e Design
via IDOM
via NORD Architects
via 5G Studio Collaborative
via SmithGroupJJR
via Yazdani Studio of CannonDesign
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via studiolada architects
via Stantec Architecture + KPMB Architects + HDR Architecture + Diamond Schmitt Architects
via hkl studio
via alt Architects + Karsikas
via Iñigo Esparza Arquitecto
via Carles Muro + Charmaine Lay
via Josep Camps & Olga Felip
via Cid + Santos
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Brick Walls: Tips on Treatment and Maintenance

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<a href='https://www.plataformaarquitectura.cl/cl/02-88619/casa-ladrillo-azl-architects'>Casa Ladrillo / AZL architects</a>. Image © Iwan Baan <a href='https://www.plataformaarquitectura.cl/cl/02-88619/casa-ladrillo-azl-architects'>Casa Ladrillo / AZL architects</a>. Image © Iwan Baan Bricks have historically been the cornerstone of a wide array of living spaces, providing everything from enclosure and protection to the framework for letting in sunlight. Whether it be for their economic or aesthetic aspects in both color and texture, the use of brick can be glimpsed in cities the world over.  In spite of its practicality and widespread use, brick does present a challenge for architects and builders. Everything from humidity, wind, sun, mold, and time leaves its mark on brick, gradually wearing down its practical and aesthetic properties. But fear not, in the following article we'll give you our tips on how to best treat and care for brick.
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First and foremost, it's essential to recognize the wide variety of bricks and the various ways they are treated and processed in

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ELEMENTAL Designs a Building/Bridge in Buenos Aires

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Cortesía de ELEMENTAL Cortesía de ELEMENTAL ELEMENTAL, the architecture office led by Alejandro Aravena, has proposed a solution to the physical integration of Villa 31 in the city of Buenos Aires. The building includes a raised linear park that aims to be the new headquarters for the Southern Cone of the Inter-American Development Bank Group and to facilitate access of the residents of the neighborhood to other areas of the city. Learn more about the project, below.
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Barrio 31, a place where more than 40,000 people live, lies between one of the main rail terminals and the port of Buenos Aires. The community's indicators of income, employment, education, health and safety are, unfortunately, inferior to the indicators in the rest of the city.

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As ELEMENTAL points out, the building seeks to make it possible for residents to access the new opportunities for jobs, services and public transportation in the

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Explore the Local Wood Work of Chiloé Island, Chile

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Chiloé is a five-part video series produced by Glaciar Films and directed by Diego Breit and David Guzmán; it explores the architectural identity of the southern island off of Chile. Architects, carpenters, artisans, and inhabitants present the constructive history of the island and explore how it is faced with the imminent changes of modern production and practices. Glaciar Films has made three of the five episodes available to ArchDaily readers. In these clips, explore the island's architecture along with interviews with principal architects of the region: Jonah Retamal, Edward Rojas, and Macarena Almonacid. In the first clip, Jonah Retamal, an architect from the University of Chile who has been living on the island for 15 years, discusses his approach to the traditional materiality and the adoption of modern patterns in local production modes. Retamal has been recognized for his work that considers the local culture, environment, and technologies. His work focuses on maintaining the natural conditions of the island.
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Tutorials for Post Production Editing of Architecture Drawings in Photoshop

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How to Design and Calculate a Ramp?

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© Fabián Dejtiar © Fabián Dejtiar We already know that the ramp, aside from its different design possibilities, allows—without forgetting the notion of promenade architecturale—its users to overcome physical barriers in the urban and architectural context. Although it basically consists of a continuous surface with a particular angle of slope, it is necessary to point out the many constructive specifications, which of course may vary due based on the standards of different governing bodies. The following clarifications are intended to assist and determine the appropriate dimensions for comfortable and efficient ramps for all, based on the concept of universal accessibility. To what extent can the slope of a ramp be modified? How can we determine its width and the space needed for maneuvering? What considerations exist regarding the handrails? Here we review some calculations and design examples for different ramps, below.

How is the Slope of a Ramp Calculated?

The slope can be expressed as a percentage that results from the ratio between the height
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Architecture City Guide: 15 Places Every Architect Should Visit in Córdoba, Argentina

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via © Wikipedia User: Cambalachero Licensed under Public Domain via © Wikipedia User: Cambalachero Licensed under Public Domain Located in the central region of Argentina, the historic city of Córdoba is the second most populated city in the country; which means it can be considered an important center for culture, education, and finance. Its dense historic center is characterized by the presence of brick -a product of the work of Togo Díaz- and the particular landscape that links the urban with the natural, resulting in an exclusive atmosphere that invites us to walk its streets. The characteristic culture of Córdoba is evident in its urban public spaces, its natural streams and its pedestrian areas; where one can appreciate the heterogeneity of classical, modern and contemporary architecture. Below is a list of 15 sites that every architect should visit. Guía de arquitectura en Córdoba: 15 sitios que todo arquitecto debe visitar

01. Bicentennial Civic Center / Lucio Morini + GGMPU Arquitectos

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Horizontal Vertigo: Argentinian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2018

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© Federico Cairoli © Federico Cairoli As part of our 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale coverage, we present the completed Argentinian Pavilion. Below, the curatorial team describes the exhibition in their own words. 

Horizontal Vertigo, Argentinian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2018, delves into the notions of humanity and democratic spirit as proposed by Freespace, by establishing a cross-cutting dialog between geography, place, and architecture. The exhibition, curated by the architects Javier Mendiondo, Pablo Anzilutti, Francisco Garrido and Federico Cairoli, is an invitation to rethink our territory as a collective construction and discover architecture in its capacity to convey unexpected generosity in every project.
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Description from the curatorial team. Horizontality —a condition both abstract and real in the extensive Argentinean landscape— can also describe our architecture as a continuous thought-scape.

Horizontal Vertigo crosses the folds of our territory by mapping its architectural production over the last decades, since Argentina’s return to democracy

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World Winners of 2018 Prix Versailles Awards Announced

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This month the world winners of the Prix Versailles 2018 were announced at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. This annual recognition celebrates commercial architecture projects from around the world, promoting successful interactions between culture and economy. The twelve winning projects—including stores, shopping malls, hotels, and restaurants—were selected from the 70 continental finalist teams from 32 different countries. These works of architecture also show projects that recognize architecture's relationship with heritage. See all of the selected projects after the break.

Categoy: Shops & Stores

Shops & Stores - Prix Versailles 2018
Apple Orchard Road - Singapore, Singapore
Foster + Partners - London, United Kingdom
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Shops & Stores - Special prize Interior 2018
Dolce & Gabbana’s Venice Palazzo - Venice, Italy
Carbondale - Paris, France

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Shops & Stores - Special prize Exterior 2018
Porcelanosa Chile - Santiago, Chile
Gonzalo Mardones

Porcelanosa Chile / Gonzalo Mardones Arquitecto. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles
Watermark WestQuay / ACME - Hammerson. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles
Lane 189 / UNStudio - CITIC. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles
McArthurGlen Provence / Marseille Architecture Partenaires. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles
Amanyangyun / Kerry Hill Architects. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles
Bisate Lodge / Nicholas Plewman Architects . Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles
Six Senses Zil Pasyon / Studio RHE. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles
Restaurante Ixi’im / Central de Proyectos SCP / Paulina Morán. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles
Nobu Downtown / Rockwell Group. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles
Tienda de Hospedaje Costa Salvaje / Nomadic Resorts. Image Cortesía de Prix Versailles
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Smiljan Radic Receives the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018

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Image © Iwan Baan Image © Iwan Baan Chilean architect Smiljan Radic was announced the winner of the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018 Architecture Awards from The American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York. The academy's annual architecture awards program began in 1955 with the opening of the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize. The prize is given to an architect of any nationality who has made a significant contribution to architecture as an art. The program has since been expanded to include four Arts and Literature Awards for American architects that explore ideas in architecture through any medium of expression.
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This year’s winners were chosen from a group of 32 individuals and practices nominated by the members of the Academy. The jurors were: Annabelle Selldorf, Kenneth Frampton, Steven Holl, Thom Mayne, James Polshek, Billie Tsien and Tod Williams.
Smiljan Radic creates strong atmospheric spaces that resonate deeply and
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Prix Versailles Celebrates 24 Projects for Their Outstanding Commercial Architecture in Africa, West Asia and Europe

Apple Dubai Mall / Foster + Partners image © Nigel Young; Enigma / RCR Arquitectes - Pau Llimona image © cortesía de RCR Arquitectes/Pau Llimona; Concrete Restaurant / Boozhgan Studio image © Deed Studio. Image Apple Dubai Mall / Foster + Partners image © Nigel Young; Enigma / RCR Arquitectes - Pau Llimona image © cortesía de RCR Arquitectes/Pau Llimona; Concrete Restaurant / Boozhgan Studio image © Deed Studio. Image

On April, the continental ceremony of the Prix Versailles 2018 took place in the International Center of Conférences d'Alger with the announcement of the selected projects in shops, shopping centers, hotels and restaurants for the "Africa and West Asia" and "Europe" regions.

The 24 new projects are now incorporated into the list of 46 continental winners -from Central America, the South and the Caribbean; North America; Central Asia and the Northeast; and South Asia and the Pacific regions- resulting in 70 projects that will compete in the 2018 Prix Versailles World Final at the UNESCO Headquarters.

See the selected projects after the break.

Continental Winners Africa and West Asia

Categoy: Shops & Stores

Shops & Stores

Apple Dubai Mall / Foster + Partners. Image © Nigel Young
Concrete Restaurant / Boozhgan Studio. Image © Deed Studio
Watermark WestQuay / ACME. Image Cortesía de ACME
Casa Cook Kos Hotel / Mastrominas ARChitecture. Image © George Fakaros
Enigma / RCR Arquitectes - Pau Llimona. Image Cortesía de RCR Arquitectes/Pau Llimona
Hof van Duivenvoorde / 70F architecture. Image © Luuk Kramer
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These Reflective Bricks Seek to Return Natural Light to Dense Neighborhoods

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© Nathanaël Abeille © Nathanaël Abeille French designer, Nathanaël Abeille's metalized pieces in 'Proyecto Reflexión' shows how a building could reflect sunlight and share it with another building in some of the narrow spaces of Villa 21 de Barracas, Buenos Aires. These "metal bricks" came about as a combined team effort with architects Francisco Ribero and journalist Cecilia Fortunato. Review the full project after the break.
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'Proyecto Reflexión' was born in 2013 in the hands of French designer Nathanaël Abeille, who came from France after working in Jean Nouvel's office, to investigate the lack of light in narrow streets of Buenos Aires.

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During his 6 months in the capital of Argentina, he developed, in collaboration with Carlos Muniagurria –an engraving specialist– a process of metalizing common bricks to produce a certain reflection when exposed to sunlight, with the objective of taking advantage of solar energy and distributing it in

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22 Projects Named Continental Winners of Prix Versailles 2018

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Apple Store Michigan Avenue © Nigel Young - Il Mercato image © Documentación Arquitectónica - Ateliê Wäls image © Daniel Mansur - Japan House São Paulo image © FLAGRANTE - Norton Restaurant Image © Haruo Mikami - Ixi’im Restaurant Image © Eduardo Calvo Santisbón. Image Apple Store Michigan Avenue © Nigel Young - Il Mercato image © Documentación Arquitectónica - Ateliê Wäls image © Daniel Mansur - Japan House São Paulo image © FLAGRANTE - Norton Restaurant Image © Haruo Mikami - Ixi’im Restaurant Image © Eduardo Calvo Santisbón. Image On Saturday in Santiago, Chile, the Prix Versailles Committee announced the continental winners of its annual awards celebrating built commercial architecture. Ten winning projects in Central America, the South and the Caribbean and twelve in North America are awarded in four categories: storesshopping mallshotels and restaurants. In May, built projects in Africa and Asia will be awarded in Algiers and Beijing. The European winners will be announced in Paris.

Check a gallery of the continental winners projects, below.

Continental Winners Central America, the South and the Caribbean:

Restaurants

Restaurants - Prix Versailles Central America, the South and the Caribbean 2018
Ateliê Wäls / Gustavo Penna Arquiteto e Associados. Image © Daniel Mansur
STANDARD 69 / CAPÓ estudio. Image © Gonzalo Viramonte
Norton Restaurant / BLOCO Arquitetos. Image © Haruo Mikami
Japan House São Paulo / Kengo Kuma & Associates. Image © FLAGRANTE
Tierra Chiloé Hotel / Mobil Arquitectos. Image © Nico Saieh
Il Mercato / Landa + Martínez Arquitectos. Image © Documentación Arquitectónica
Apple Store Michigan Avenue, Chicago / Foster + Partners. Image © Nigel Young
Ixi’im Restaurant / Jorge Bolio Arquitectura + Lavalle + Peniche Arquitectos + Mauricio Gallegos Arquitectos + Central de Proyectos SCP. Image © Eduardo Calvo Santisbón
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22 Projects Named Continental Winners of Prix Versailles 2018

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Apple Store Michigan Avenue © Nigel Young - Il Mercato image © Documentación Arquitectónica - Ateliê Wäls image © Daniel Mansur - Japan House São Paulo image © FLAGRANTE - Norton Restaurant Image © Haruo Mikami - Ixi’im Restaurant Image © Eduardo Calvo Santisbón. Image Apple Store Michigan Avenue © Nigel Young - Il Mercato image © Documentación Arquitectónica - Ateliê Wäls image © Daniel Mansur - Japan House São Paulo image © FLAGRANTE - Norton Restaurant Image © Haruo Mikami - Ixi’im Restaurant Image © Eduardo Calvo Santisbón. Image On Saturday in Santiago, Chile, the Prix Versailles Committee announced the continental winners of its annual awards celebrating built commercial architecture. Ten winning projects in Central America, the South and the Caribbean and twelve in North America are awarded in four categories: storesshopping mallshotels and restaurants. In May, built projects in Africa and Asia will be awarded in Algiers and Beijing. The European winners will be announced in Paris.

Check a gallery of the continental winners projects, below.

Continental Winners Central America, the South and the Caribbean:

Restaurants

Restaurants - Prix Versailles Central America, the South and the Caribbean 2018
Ateliê Wäls / Gustavo Penna Arquiteto e Associados. Image © Daniel Mansur
STANDARD 69 / CAPÓ estudio. Image © Gonzalo Viramonte
Norton Restaurant / BLOCO Arquitetos. Image © Haruo Mikami
Japan House São Paulo / Kengo Kuma & Associates. Image © FLAGRANTE
Tierra Chiloé Hotel / Mobil Arquitectos. Image © Nico Saieh
Il Mercato / Landa + Martínez Arquitectos. Image © Documentación Arquitectónica
Apple Store Michigan Avenue, Chicago / Foster + Partners. Image © Nigel Young
Ixi’im Restaurant / Jorge Bolio Arquitectura + Lavalle + Peniche Arquitectos + Mauricio Gallegos Arquitectos + Central de Proyectos SCP. Image © Eduardo Calvo Santisbón
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Landscape Representation: The Role of Architectural Plans in Parks and Public Spaces

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Atelier Cite Architecture Plan. Image via Atelier Cite Architecture
Memorial Bologna Shoah Plan / SET. Image via SET
Planta de Parque de Piedra Tosca / RCR Arquitectes. Image Cortesía de RCR Arquitectes
The Park of Music Plan  / Costa Fierros Arquitectos. Image via Costa Fierros Arquitectos
St Johannesplan & La Plaza Konsthall Plan / White. Image via White
Plaza Urdanibia Plan / SCOB. Image via SCOB
Plaza Mayor de Almazán Plan / CH+QS arquitectos. Image via CH+QS arquitectos
Calafell Castle Aqueological Park Plan / BQC Arquitectes. Image via BQC Arquitectes
Plazas de Puigcerdà Plan / Pepe Gascón. Image via Pepe Gascón
Plaza Huerto San Agustín Plan / Jaramillo Van Sluys Arquitectura + Urbanismo. Image via Jaramillo Van Sluys Arquitectura + Urbanismo
Plaza Santa Clara Plan / Municipio del Distrito Metropolitano de Quito. Image via Municipio del Distrito Metropolitano de Quito
Born Market area plan / Vora. Image via Vora
Plaza de Cisneros Plan / Juan Manuel Peláez Freidel + Luís Fernando Peláez. Image via Juan Manuel Peláez Freidel + Luís Fernando Peláez
La Loma Del Calvario Plan / Ariasrecalde. Image via Ariasrecalde
Täby Torg Plan / Polyform. Image via Polyform
Planta de SEOULLO Skygarden / MVRDV. Image Cortesía de MVRDV
 Infancy Bicentennial Park Plan / ELEMENTAL. Image via ELEMENTAL
Promenade Plan / Enota. Image via Enota
Plaza Israel Plads Plan / Sweco Architects + COBE. Image via Sweco Architects + COBE
España Library Park Plan / Giancarlo Mazzanti. Image via Giancarlo Mazzanti
Plaza de las Artes Plan / Brasil Arquitetura. Image via Brasil Arquitetura
Park ‘n’ Play Plan / JAJA Architects. Image via JAJA Architects
Desert Plaza In Barakaldo Plan / NO.MAD. Image via NO.MAD
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This Curated List of Art Museums Showcases Buenos Aires’ Exhibition Architecture

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via Wikipedia User: HalloweenHJB Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikipedia User: HalloweenHJB Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0 Even in the age of instant information, museums enthrall us. Lining the tourist guidebooks of cities across the world, art museums are a must-see destination for visitors and locals alike. However, as our methods of communication and archiving change, driven by science and innovation, historic institutions such as art museums must keep up. In cities around the world, art museums are redefining themselves to respond to the contemporary, experimental demands of the 21st-century. In Buenos Aires, the architecture of art museums showcases a diverse catalog of form, materiality and atmosphere, blending the instant, flexible demands of the modern age with a historic role of archiving some of humanity's most evocative works.  Below, we paint a picture of Buenos Aires' diverse art museums, showcasing the changing nature of exhibition architecture in one of the world’s most energetic cities.

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via Wikipedia User: HalloweenHJB Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikipedia User: HalloweenHJB Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0 Even in the age of instant information, museums enthrall us. Lining the tourist guidebooks of cities across the world, art museums are a must-see destination for visitors and locals alike. However, as our methods of communication and archiving change, driven by science and innovation, historic institutions such as art museums must keep up. In cities around the world, art museums are redefining themselves to respond to the contemporary, experimental demands of the 21st-century. In Buenos Aires, the architecture of art museums showcases a diverse catalog of form, materiality and atmosphere, blending the instant, flexible demands of the modern age with a historic role of archiving some of humanity's most evocative works.  Below, we paint a picture of Buenos Aires' diverse art museums, showcasing the changing nature of exhibition architecture in one of the world’s most energetic cities.

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The Intricate, Undulating Brickwork at Eladio Dieste’s Cristo Obrero Church in Uruguay

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© Gonzalo Viramonte © Gonzalo Viramonte Gonzalo Viramonte has released a series of photographs that focus in on the use of bricks by engineer Eladio Dieste in his Atlántida Cristo Obrero church.  Viramonte shows us the essence of the project with an artful register that places the serial yet simple material element (the brick) at the forefront. This gallery also celebrates the potential and versatility of bricks by highlighting the artfully geometric interior and exterior spaces and the apertures that allow natural light to cast upon the walls, floors, and other surfaces. 
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16 Details of Impressive Brickwork

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