Rico Pollo, Ecuador / Natura Futura Arquitectura

¨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.

Rico pollo, ecuador / natura futura arquitectura
Photograph © Natura Futura

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.

Rico pollo, ecuador / natura futura arquitectura
Photograph © Natura Futura

Project Details:
Location: Babahoyo, Los Ríos, Ecuador
Type: Public
Area: 450m2
Architects: Natura Futura Arquitectura
Architects In Charge: José Fernando Gómez/Felipe Bustamante Alarcón
Photographs: Natura Futura

Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today.
Aline Chahine
Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today. Highlights Aline founded Architecture Lab in 2008 Lead editor of dan | dailyarchnews since 2019 Founded and Creative Director of DesignRaid Licensed architect with creative sales and marketing experience Experience As full-fledged architect, Aline's background involved a great deal of research that lead to the creation of Architecture Lab as an online database of exemplary design. Her experience snowballed into founding two architecture platforms, Architecture Lab and DesignRaid. Education Aline received USEK’s Master of Architecture in 2004 and BA in English from the University of Toronto
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