Architectural anthropology. Gurvich Museum by Fernando Giordano and Rafael Lorente

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Architects
Fernando Giordano. Rafael Lorente.
Collaborators
Structure.- Ings. Magnone-Pollio. Lighting and Electrical conditioning.- Arqs. Galante-Fabra. Sanitary conditioning.- Juan Carlos del Monte. Thermal conditioning.- Ing. Octavio Rocha. Exposition project.- Gustavo Serra, Federico Mendez and Rafael Lorente Mourelle.
Client
Gurvich Museum
Area
900 m²
Dates
1860 (original), 1940 (extension), 2015 (intervention).
Location
522 Sarandi St., Montevideo, Uruguay

Rafael Lorente

Rafael Lorente. Born in Montevideo, 1940. Begins his teaching career at Bayardo Workshop. Facultad de Arquitectura, Universidad de la República. Montevideo, Uruguay, 1966. First prize, contest for the headquarters of Asociación de Empleados Bancarios del Uruguay. Collaboration with Rafael Lorente Escudero and Juan José Lussich, Montevideo, 1966. Chief of projects. Coordinator of housing sector. Centro Cooperativista Uruguayo, 1971-1975. Department of Motor Vehicles. BSE. Collaboration with Conrado Pintos. Montevideo, 1982. Liceo Francés Jules Supervielle. Collaboration with Jorge Gibert and Fernando Giordano. Montevideo, 1997. Centro Cultural de España, 2000-2003 . Mexican Embassy and Cultural Centre, 2007.

Morosoli de Plata Artistic Career Award. Montevideo, 2001. National Architecture Award, 2002. UNESCO Educational Architecture Honorable Mention, 2004. First Prize, Patrimonial Intervention. Quito Biennial, 2006.

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