Discovering spaces. Pilará House by Besonías Almeida architects

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Besonías Almeida Architects. Lead architects.- María Victoria Besonías y Guillermo de Almeida.
Architects.- Micaela Salibe y Hernán de Almeida.
Land area.- 1538sqm. Built area.- 288sqm.
Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

María Victoria Besonías, Guillermo de Almeida. Besonías Almeida Architects

Besonías Almeida, studio integrated by the Argentine architects María Victoria Besonías and Guillermo de Almeida. Both have been practicing independently since 1975 and have held the BAKarquitectos study from 2000 to 2012.

María Victoria Besonías was born on October 18th, 1947 in Madrid, Spain. She earned a degree in Architecture and Urbanism from University of Buenos Aires in 1975, is a lecturer at FADU, the University of Buenos Aires and a member of the jury’s panel of FADEA (Federación Argentina de Entidades de Arquitectura). She serves as an advisor on urban issues and as a judge for architecture competitions. In 2012 has been honored by the Senators Chamber of the Province of Buenos Aires with the Trajectory and Merit Award.

Guillermo de Almeida was born on November 12th, 1945 in Buenos Aires. He earned a degree in Architecture and Urbanism from the University of Buenos Aires in 1975. He taught architecture at the University of Buenos Aires and the University of Morón. He is a member of the College of Buenos Aires High Council of Architecture and their jury’s panel. Guillermo was a guest lecturer at Brasilia’s 2006 biennial. He participated in the 2007 CPAU young lecturers’ series, the 2008 Architects’ College of Carlos Paz Conference and the 2008 Commune of Cabalango Conference. He was also a guest at the 2008 Devolution Conference, organized by The Architects’ College of Mendoza.



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