In the tropical rain forests. No Footprint House (NFH) by Oliver Schütte

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Architects
Oliver Schütte. A-01 (A Company / A Foundation)
Project Team
José Pablo González, Mauricio Rodríguez, Misael Rodríguez, Ronald Carvajal Soto
Collaborators
MEP engineering.- Consost S.A. / Pablo Mora. Structural design.- Ingeniería Cañas S.A. / Rafael Cañas.
Construction
SLO Studiolocal / Hernán Mora
Dates
Completed.- 12/2018
Cost
$ 150,000
Area
Gross Floor Area.- 108sqm
Photography Fotografía

Oliver Schütte

Oliver Schütte. graduated as an architect / urbanist in Aachen (Germany). After working with Eisenman Architects and the sculptor Richard Serra in New York (U.S.A.) in 1997 / 1998, he joined Rem Koolhaas / OMAMO for a six year period in Rotterdam (Netherlands). Accomplished projects include the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe as well as the New Dutch Embassy in Berlin (Germany), which won the Mies van der Rohe Price in 2005. Oliver worked on the McCormick Tribune Campus Center at the Illinois Institute of Chicago (U.S.A.), the House in Bordeaux (France), the Masterplan for the City of Breda (Netherlands) and the Preservation Plan for Beijing (China), amongst others.

Oliver is specialized in climate dependent architecture and urban design, he is currently developing projects in Europe and Latin America. His works and writings have been published internationally; he is engaged in numerous academic activities at universities worldwide, including the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Bordeaux (France), the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería in Managua (Nicaragua), the University of Houston and the New York Institute for Technology (U.S.A.), as well as the Universidad de Costa Rica, Universidad Latina and the Universidad Veritas (Costa Rica). In 2014, Oliver was appointed through the Costa Rican Ministry of Culture as the commissioner and chief curator of the first ever Costa Rican national pavilion at the Architecture Biennale in Venice.

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