Category Archive: Arquitectura / Architectural design

Hamann House

Ubicación / Location: Tres Ríos, Osa; Costa Rica Diseño / Design: Arq. Alejandro Cristiá Batista & Arq. Abel Fernández Pérez (INTRIBE Architects) Constructora / Builder: Constructora Basol        

YAAKUNAH: New model of social housing

Project winner of the International Ideas Competition 2016: “Sustainable Social Housing in New Centralities, reducing vulnerabilities”, organized by G-22. By Alejandro Cristiá Batista & Fabián Umaña Angulo (Costa Rica) Información en español. –  … Continue reading

Jacob’s Gourmet Coffee Bar

The first Jacob’s, a 56 sqm coffee bar located in Heredia city (Costa Rica). The design attempts to evoke a vintage ambient, some of the cafes of the Belgian chef homeland, but without… Continue reading

Malpais Bamboo Villa (process)

Data sheet Location: Malpais, Nicoya peninsula, Puntarenas, Costa Rica Built area: 172sqm Constructive systems:  Bamboo structure, resistant to earthquakes due of its high level of tensile strength.  Bamboo and clay-mud walls in non-structural areas,… Continue reading

INTRIBE

Aalfs House (Osa 360), 2013 – INTRIBE is intended to provide a high quality architecture to all who seek to realize their dreams in Costa Rica, integrating architecture-environment-human being, in a large tribe. INTRIBE Architects… Continue reading

Ec(cont)ological Tourism

Project type: Accessible/social housing, hotel cabins, mobile space Project location: Osa, Costa Rica / Adaptable to humid tropical zones Winner of an Honorable Mention in the “Re-thinking the Future Sustainability Awards 2014,” Residential Building… Continue reading

Museo para el Arte Centroamericano / A Museum for the Central American Art

Proyecto/project: (MUCCA) Museo de Arte Centroamericano y Centro de las Artes (A Museum for the Central American Art & Arts Center). Autor/diseñador: Alejandro Cristiá Batista Tesis / Proyecto completo Publicación en inglés / Publication… Continue reading

The Serpent Bridge-Building

— PRAHA ČERNÝ HAD (The Black Serpent of Prague) Honorable Mention on the international competition “Prague: Bridge-building across Vltava River,” organized by Arquitectum, 2012-2013 “ARQUITECTUM has been convened for the international competition which aims… Continue reading

De la bio-arquitectura a la metatropical

Bio-proyecto | Architettura Bioecologuca e Vastu Diseños de Arq. Cristiá Batista para Studio Anna Zanetti Las Villas de Malpais fueron diseñadas  según los requerimientos y necesidades definidos por el clima cálido-húmedo costarricense. Se aplicaron los… Continue reading

ARANEA: Refugio Tecnológico

Módulo habitacional adaptable a distintos contextos. Proyecto ganador del 2do lugar en el concurso internacional de ideas de Arquitectura “Refugio Tecnológico”, organizado por Concursarq, febrero, 2012. Según el jurado, en la propuesta “se destaca… Continue reading