The second edition of the monograph of our studio, Scenaries for Life, edited by TC Cuadernos, is now available after the first one is sold out.
The monograph compiles in 224 pages the most significant works made by our studio from its foundation until 2018.
The main works such the House of the cliff, the Balint House or the House between the pine forest, developed with plans for the first time in this volume. The interior design, the rehabilitation and the big scale works are also included.
The house located in a privileged environment, arises from its implementation in the place. A plot with a steep slope that descends to the east and main views that open out to the south.
With this starting point the house is deposited in the upper level, supported by a single element arranged perpendicularly to the mountain.
You can find more information about this project in our website or in our Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin and Pinterest profile.
The house on the cliff has been published recently in the book Houses: Extraordinary Living by the renowned publisher Phaidon.
The book explores the world’s most innovative and influential architect-designed houses created since the early 20th century and it also celebrates the incredible diversity and beauty of the house as never before, from modernist icons to feats of technological, material, and spatial innovation in the 21st century.
You can find the book here.
The Hofmann house project has been published in DETAIL’ 20, a recognized professional and international annual magazine of architecture and construction details produced by the editors of IW Magazine in Taiwan.
The magazine focuses the article on explaining what the project consists with pictures and plans. Only available in physical format.
Archilovers, one of the most relevant online platforms in the architecture sector with great impact on social networks, has published a special dedicated to Fran Silvestre Arquitectos.
Our initiative aims at “peeking behind the curtain” of our Architectural firm by asking to answer 10 simple questionsand give the readers an inside look of the studio.
You can read the interview here.
The project consists in the construction of the headquarters for Mondraker, a company dedicated to the manufacture of competition mountain bikes. Located in an industrial park and surrounded by orthogonal edification, the building seeks to break away from the adjacent geometry and encloses itself, with a circular plan hollowed out by a central courtyard. Two vaults pierce the geometry allowing the access to the building, and creating a sort of central atrium which can be used, due to its form, to generate events and exhibitions. This geometry separates the building from its surrounding, reinforcing the corporative identity of the company and improving the quality of the open space in the plot.
You can find more information about this project in our web, or in our Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin and Twitter profile.
The second monograph of our studio, La belleza eficaz, has been sold out and a new edition is now available. The monograph is produced in Italy by the publishing house Casa Editrice Libria, within the Arianuova collection, an Italian publishing house specialized in architectural books that is characterized by a careful design that values the essence of the projects through a simple graphic design and direct, all this collected in a small format that converts each of its publications into an unique book.
The publisher has also published monographs of international architecture studios such as Barozzi Veiga, Bak Gordon, Tatiana Bilbao, Alberto Campo Baeza, Claus in Kaan, Steven Holl, Ensemble Estudio, Livio Vacchini or Pezo von Ellrichshausen.
You can find the book here.
The Hofmann house has been nominated for the ARCHMARATHON international architecture and design awards in its 2020 edition, held in Milan.
From September 25 to 27, our studio will be in Verona to present the project at the world event MARMOMACC, leader for the natural stone industry.
Inmag, the inHAUS magazine, has recently published an interview of Fran Silvestre, dealing with aspects related to Fran Silvestre Arquitectos’ style, the working methods, the innovation in the projects and his personal opinion about the future of architecture.
You can read more about the interview here.
The house in Sotogrande designed by our studio, has been published in Arquitectura y Diseño, one of the most read magazines in the sector.
Located in front of the Sotogrande’s golf course, the house proposes to inhabit the shade generated between the ground floor plan and the roof. A large cantilever allows to stop the intense sun of Cádiz and to protect from the abundant rains of the area of the Sierra de Grazalema.
You can read the article on Architecture and Design here and learn more about the house in Sotogrande in the project section of our website or in our Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter or YouTube.
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The Awards celebrating the excellence in Design are back and one more year, Fran Silvestre will be among the professionals of the industry that form the selected juror in this new edition of the Archiproducts Design Awards.
“Design tells a story that will never cease to astound and amaze: that of brands and Designers which, together, gamble on an idea and start a path made of experimentation and research for improving the way we live and inhabit a space. It’s the magic of the project, the collaborations between brands and Designers combining forces, resources and talent to give shape to a forward-thinking idea.”
“The first thing one might notice about the houses and other projects of Fran Silvestre and his studio is their particular atmosphere of extravagantly understated elegance and luxury, which is as recognizable in its own right as the work of, say, John Lautner or John Pawson. […]”
The Hispanic version of ArchDaily, Plataforma Arquitectura, located in the top 10 of the most influential blogs in the world spreading the best of the international architecture, has recently published the article by the critic David Cohn, Solid and Void. The publication consists of an extensive reflection of the work of our studio Fran Silvestre Arquitectos.
You can read the full article here.
“An international studio with projects around the world, something unthinkable fifteen years ago, when his professional career began.”
Our studio has been published in Esquire, a magazine that every month is the meeting point of the best writers, photographers, stylists and all those who best represent the man of the XXI century, feeding his social conversation with his prescriptive power, his journalistic rigor and an iconic design.
The project Alzheimer’s treatment center arises from a double commitment, to respond to a very specific needs program and, on the other hand, to the coexistence with pre-existence.
It’s projected an articulated building on two levels, on the ground floor, the most public spaces are linked with the landscaped courtyard and with the current building, allowing a fluid relationship between both. On the upper floor, a closed patio is generated in order to provide privacy and a control of the lighting of the most private spaces, such as the multisensory stimulation room or the administration rooms of the center.
More info about this soon in our Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest.
The Hofmann house as one of the 80 best houses in the world in 2018 according to the ArchDaily magazine.
With more than 4000 different projects published during 2018, the magazine has decided to end the year with a selection of 80 houses where the architectural design, materials and construction innovation or challenging topography stand out. A selection that highlights the most exciting moments of this year for the architecture.
Read the article here.