We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to one of our Honorable mention winners for our "Modular Home / Edition #2" competition – Juan Cruz Catania, Agustina Verdura, Tomas Kranevitter and Manuel Pastoriza from Argentina!

Honorable mention winners from Argentina

Architecture studio based on Buenos Aires, Argentina that carries out functional projects with avant-garde design, quality and innovation that adapt to the environment and new ways of living. With their own language, based on pure lines and noble materials, they design buildings that combine the characteristics of today's society with local traditions. Today, with 17 years of experience and an outstanding multidisciplinary team, they have more than 70,000 m2 materialized, nearly 200,000 m2 projected and numerous awards for built works.

Brief information about the projects that you/your company have beeninvolved with. For instance, what scale have you focused on/preferred, any significant projects where the company/ individuals have been involved?

Modular housing is a constant concern of our study. Flexibility and adaptability, added to technology, are concepts that can help solve the global housing deficit. 

What does architecture mean to you and what is the role of an architect in your society?

The role of the architect is fundamental for society because they are the best trained people to think and plan living in all its forms.

Why do you participate in architecture competitions?

Because architecture competitions offer the possibility to explore, experiment and make questions that we do not ask ourselves in the daily profession practice.

What advice would you give to individuals who struggle to decide whether it would be beneficial for them to participate in architecture competitions?

Be encouraged to participate because the architecture competitions, and especially if they are anonymous, put the participants on an equal footing.

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