Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
Asadero Popular ¨Rico Pollo¨ in Los Ríos, Ecuador by Natura Futura Arquitectura
January 2nd, 2015 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Natura Futura Arquitectura
Pre-Selected project / Ecuador, for BIAU IX Bienal Iberoamericana-Rosario-Argentina
¨Rico Pollo ¨ a place of integration, as a means and excuse; roasted chicken, where the community collides converges, laugh, discover, with the main objective to recover and appropriate the local landscape, linking vernacular architecture with the timelessness of contemporary architecture, re-potentiate valuation based identity that has the city like royalty in their constructive materiality.
The tectonics is based on the use of bamboo, metal, wood, common materials for their sustainable properties, generate and transform, active environments, mobile organic facade panels, pallets and air vents and efficient artificial light, acting as generators agents new atmospheres, everything is part of an ongoing experimental research, involving the use of technology, local labor and play.
The project is being inserted with clean, basic formal order out of chaos and disorder skyline, generating results in a reflection of the community of individual and collective improvement, where the effect of renewing with less, is a key point of inclusion to context.
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