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Winners | IF Design Awards

Our project for Colección inHAUS By Fran Silvestre has been selected as winner for the iF Design Awards in the Professional Architecture Concept category.

The iF Design Awards are one of the most important international design awards. For the 2021 edition, more than 10,000 projects have been presented from 52 countries around the world.

Winner | German Design Awards 2021

Our project Pati Blau has been selected as winner in the Excellent Architecture category at the prestigious German Design Awards 2021.

The German Design Award is the most important international award granted by the German Design Council, the main authority in the sector in the German country. The aim of the awards is “to discover, present and recognize innovative trends in the field of design in different categories”.

Finalists | IF Design Awards

Our project for Colección inHAUS By has been included as a finalist in the prestigious iF Design Awards in the Professional Architecture Concept category. The organization will announce the winners at the end of March.

The iF Design Awards are one of the most important international design awards. For the 2021 edition, more than 10,000 projects have been presented from 52 countries around the world.

New project finished | House of sand

The house is located in front of the Mediterranean, in a place where an imposing dune protects the coast from storms. This starting point defines the configuration of the project. The house is materialized with two volumes arranged perpendicular to each other.

In order to have views of the sea, the program of uses of the house is inverted as opposed to the traditional scheme, the day area is arranged on the upper floor to be able to look over the top of the dune and uses the lower level roof as a belvedere.

You can find more information about this project soon in our website and on our Facebook, InstagramLinkedin and Pinterest profiles.

Happy New Year | Best wishes

Best wishes for the New Year
Els millors desitjos per a l’any vinent
Die besten architekten wünsche für das neue jahr
新年快乐
Tanti auguri di buon anno
新年のご多幸を祈る
Os melhores desejos para o ano novo
Les meilleurs architectes voeux pour la nouvelle annéeSzczęśliwego nowego roku
Τισ καλυτερεσ ευχεσ μου για το νεο ετοσ

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Publications | Arquitectura y Diseño

One of the latest projects completed by the studio, Casa del Silencio, has been published in Arquitectura y Diseño, one of the most widely read magazines in the sector.

The project consists of making a musician’s studio coexist with his home. Located in a residential area near Valencia, where neighboring houses are very close to each other, it is decided to generate a semi-buried volume on the ground floor that configures the recording studio.

You can see the publication here.

Publications | Las Provincias

Las Provincias newspaper in its edition of Sunday, November 15th, shows the projects that from the Fran Silvestre Arquitectos studio, we are developing in different locations in China. Large-scale projects are included, such as the 165,000-square-meter residential complex in Qingdao, as well as small-scale projects, such as the intervention of interior design of all a plant of 600 square meters in the SoHo building in Beijing designed by Zaha Hadid.

Interview | Desfici Magazine for World Design Capital Valencia 2022

Desfici Magazine together with the organization of World Design Capital Valencia 2022 have interviewed Fran Silvestre to learn about one of the latest projects completed by the studio, Topaz of Braye. This project has consisted of completely redesigning a 20-meter long Turkish schooner that was originally owned by a renowned British musical promoter and which is located in the Marina of Valencia.

In addition to this project, other very interesting topics were also discussed in the interview, such as the Eólica Tower, the collaboration with InHaus to carry out the design of industrialized houses or the status of current projects in China. You can read the interview here.

Moderator | VII arquia Festival / next 2020

This week, within the Arquia Próxima Forum will be the seventh edition of the Arquia Festival. In it, a series of debates will be held that will deal with architecture and the new challenges. Also, the projects carried out by the selected emerging studies will be presented.

On Thursday September 22, Fran Silvestre will act as moderator in a round table of the VII Festival arquia / next 2020. All the presentations, tables and debates will also be broadcast live and Streaming on the YouTube channel of the Arquia Foundation.

Publications | Arquitectura y diseño

“Fran Silvestre’s architecture is a distillation of the Mediterranean landscape and way of life: open, white, bright and refined spaces. This concept that inspires to live outdoors and enjoy the mild Levant climate cannot find a better translation outside of mainland than in the design of pleasure boats. The sailboat in which they have intervened is a Turkish schooner of twenty meters in length and two masts.”

One of the most recent projects completed by the studio, Topaz of Braye, has been published by the well-known magazine Arquitectura y Diseño. You can read more about the news here or learn more about the project on our website and on our FacebookInstagramLinkedin and Pinterest. profiles.

Monograph presentation | Aires Mateus Architecture 2003-2020

Next Thursday, September 24th at 7:30 p.m., the presentation of the Aires Mateus monograph: Architecture 2003-2020 edited by TC Cuadernos will take place in the IVAM, Valencia.

During the presentation, there will be a colloquium between Manuel Aires Mateus and Fran Silvestre about different aspects of the work of the Portuguese studio.

Lecture | ConArq2020 in Argentina

Today, Saturday, August 15, the lecture of Fran Silvestre for ConArq2020 will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Spain and at 2:00 p.m. in Argentina.

ConArq is the first National Architecture Congress organized by students from Argentina. It arises from the concern to listen and propose architecture among the different Faculties of the country, with the aim of strengthening their education and making significant contributions to the exercise of the discipline, fundamentally to build a space for debate.

This year it will be online and you can be part of it on YouTube. You can sign up here. We will wait for you!

New project | House of the Sun

A place located in the city of Marbella, on a plot of great slope and at an elevated level that provides fantastic views. We propose to embrace with a circle a space open to the sky and the horizon, and simultaneously protected from the gaze of others and the powerful winds of the area. The upper level rooms open in a controlled way towards specific landmarks of the landscape, while the public area enjoys the relationship with the main and open space.

You can find more information about this project soon on our website and on our FacebookInstagramLinkedin and Pinterest profiles.

Publications | Minimalissimo

One of the recent projects completed by the studio, Pati Blau, has been published in Minimalissimo, a print and digital magazine focused on minimalism in design that shows some of the best examples in architecture, interiors, furniture and home furnishings.

You can see the publication here and find out more details about the project on our website and on our FacebookInstagramLinkedin and Pinterest. profiles.

Publications | Architectural Digest

“This two-floor apartment in the Alicante town, Altea, could be perfectly defined as a blank canvas. After its refurbishment, in the interior prevail the neutral colors, the first-class materials such as Carrara marble, and an obsession with organization that borders on perfection.”

One of our recent completed projects, Penthouse in Costa Blanca, has been published in the well-known Architectural Digest magazine. In the publication you can find, the images of the project and a detailed description of it made by the magazine. You can see the full article here.

New project | Compluvium house

The Greeks, as well as the Etruscans and the Romans used compluvium in aristocratic dwellings to lead rainwater to the impluvium. This opening, which was made in the center of the domus, was initially used to vent the smoke from the fires made in the homes. Over time, this aperture kept growing in proportion favoring the lighting, the ventilation of the rooms and the collection of water that was carried out in the impluvium.

We like to think of this house located in the center of Madrid as an interpretation of this element, which also grants privacy to the house from neighboring buildings.

You can find more information about this project soon on our website and on our FacebookInstagramLinkedin and Pinterest profiles.

inHAUS BY | Author houses

Our architecture studio has been in charge of designing some of the new models that the Valencian modular houses company will offer to its future clients worldwide.

With this initiative, the modular architecture has managed to bring together designers and industry, resulting in architectures that combine the best design, high energy efficiency, perfection in finishes and a turnkey integral service with price and deadline.

You can find more information here.

Lecture | FISTA20

Next March 5 at 3:00 p.m., the FISTA20 event will take place at the Escola de Tecnologias e Arquitetura do Iscte – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, where Fran Silvestre will give a lecture about the work and the most important projects of the studio.

The “Forum of Iscte School of Technology and Architecture” is an annual event that takes place thanks to the will and dedication of the students of the School of Technology and Architecture to bring the world of business to university. You can know more about the event here.

New project | House in Río de Janeiro

Located on a hillside near the Itanhangá golf course in Rio de Janeiro, the house is composed of two volumes that are jointly deposited on the ground.Each of these elements rests on a band that supports it, deposited on each other they liberate the corner which facilitates the construction making the minimum possible earth movement and characterizing the building.

You can find more information about this project soon on our website and on our FacebookInstagramLinkedin and Pinterest profiles.

Publications | Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

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.

Publications | Esquire

“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.

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