Paredes+Alemán Arquitectos is a Guatemala-based architecture office founded by Axel Paredes and Ana de Paredes. Their work
ranges in scale, from furniture design to architecture and urban scale
projects. The office of Paredes+Aleman Arquitectos has received notable
attention due to its constant innovation in design.
nickel-plated, steel catenaries were hung by their own weight from
four hundred different coordinates, and distributed on the two
perpendicular planes of the ceiling and adjacent wall.
This desk was designed so that the ripple effect of a water drop is
traced on the front side of the desk through the use of digital
fabrication. The drop starts at one corner and slowly dissipates
through out the front until it becomes completely "still" at the
opposite side, while also becoming an angled wall.
65 different vertical sections forming a diagonal liquid pattern that
emerges from the top and flattens again at the bottom.
|Sectioned 'Liquid Wall'|
This panneling system was created by digitally mapping a surface
manipulated in 3D generating a series of expanding and compressing
perforations forming a wave-like surface of irregular cusps.
Images courtesy of paredes+aleman arquitectos