dieguez fridman architects: ayres flagship store, buenos aires dieguez fridman architects: ayres flagship store, buenos aires
mar 27, 2009

dieguez fridman architects: ayres flagship store, buenos aires

dieguez fridman architects from argentina sent us these images of the ayres flagship store in buenos aires which was completed last year.

architects tristan dieguez & axel fridman sought to to reproduce in the interior of the store feelings and sensations generated by urban space: the possibility of surprises, contrasts, unexpected encounters, and changes of perspective. the layout of the space means that movement is never horizontal or vertical but both at the same time. the specific functions of the store such as exhibition areas, fitting rooms, counters or deposit are as important as the space that separates them.

the floors of the store are connected by a combination of steps and ramps and the roof is hard to identify between the folds of the ramps that become ceiling. the shop’s zinc facade adapts to the heights of its turn-of-the-century neighbors, while introducing a new material on the urban landscape of the palermo district of buenos aires.

technical data address: el salvador 466, buenos aires built area: 400 sq.m. year of completion: 2008 client: ayres arcghitects: dieguez fridman architects tristan dieguez, axel fridman, leonardo buffa, maria carranza, jazmÌn zang,ana sol smud, rosario guiraldes, belen gandara. structural engineer: sebastian berdichevsky lighting consultant: pablo pizarro product design: martin wolfson, iíhsiu chen landscape consultant: cora burgin constructor: javier ferreyra ordoez, sering SA

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