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21 03, 2017

Building at the Hammada

2019-08-05T19:13:16+00:00March 21st, 2017|

We have been to the Algerian Hammada, at the Sahrawi refugee camps. Hammada is a type of desert landscape consisting of high, largely barren, hard, rocky plateaus, with very little sand. Hamadas are produced by the wind removing the fine products of weathering: an aeolian process known as deflation. The finer-grained products are taken away [...]

13 02, 2017

Stage and scene

2019-08-05T19:12:58+00:00February 13th, 2017|

Transformation has lately become one of our Client’s demands and expectations. Years ago the buildings transformation was the result of a necessity and therefore it only happened due to a change of use or an adaptation to new and different living or working systems. Now the capacity to change is part of the building program. [...]

30 01, 2017

Getting to know VRF system

2019-08-05T20:02:06+00:00January 30th, 2017|

Last Tuesday, January 24th we tried to learn more about VRF air conditioning systems. We spent the evening at Only You Atocha Hotel as a courtesy of Panasonic. We are afraid we did not entirely understand. The complexity but we feel a lot more conscious about the space requirements for such technology. And the views [...]

24 01, 2017

Hangover is over

2019-08-07T11:24:30+00:00January 24th, 2017|

Hangover is over It has been a month since we celebrated our Christmas soirée, a small party with all the friends who had been working with us during 2016. The next day I promised the team I would download the photos that I took with my cell and post these on this blog. Like most [...]

14 11, 2016

Arvo

2019-09-13T12:20:24+00:00November 14th, 2016|

To all of you who have asked me why ARVO? In 2002 I wanted to found an architectural practice. At the time I had been an architect for ten years and I had designed and built many different kinds of buildings. The developers used to hang a poster on the site fence with their name [...]