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Metaphor A-Z for Storefront Gallery, New York

Metaphor A-Z for Storefront Gallery, New York
June 26, 2012

Beatriz Ramo is one of the thirty invited architects/artist to take part on the exhibition Aesthetics / Anesthetics at the Storefront from June 27 to July 28. The opening will be on June 26 at 7 pm.
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In the Name of the Past: Countering the Preservation Crusades

In the Name of the Past: Countering the Preservation Crusades
December 2010 – April 2011 / on going

Martyrs of the Past.
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Córdoba Architecture Foundation

Córdoba Architecture Foundation
January 2010, Córdoba, Spain  
This project is a rejection of style, fashion, tectonics, and signature.
It is about the creation of space, illusion, and void.
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Preservation + UNESCO Study

Preservation + UNESCO Study
August – December 2009 + August – December 2010 / on going

Last July 2009, STAR won the competition for the Mirador del Palmeral, located next to a UNESCO World Heritage Site - or maybe inside it… nobody is entirely sure yet as different maps display different boundaries.
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Mirador del Palmeral

Mirador del Palmeral
Feb-Apr 2009 / on going, Elche, Spain - FIRST PRIZE

In 2009 STAR won the International competition for the Mirador del Palmeral (Palm Grove’s Viewpoint) with the simplest proposal, yet the most controversial project the office had ever undertaken.
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Beirut House of Arts and Culture

Beirut House of Arts and Culture
January 2009, Beirut, Lebanon   -   SECOND PRIZE

The House of Arts and Culture appears at exactly the right moment to boost the already sizzling creativity of Beirut ever since the end of the period of violence in Lebanon between 1975 and 1990.
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Icon – Revisited

Icon – Revisited
December 2008, Dubai, UAE - United Arab Emirates

Dubai is filled with landmarks. How to create an icon that represents Dubai?
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Research about Beach Tourism Typology

Research about Beach Tourism Typology
Oct-Nov 2008, Barcelona, Spain

STAR was commissioned to realize a panorama of the history of architectural typology in Sun and Beach tourism. The Panorama: 400 years of Beach Tourism (7 x 3 meters) was part of the exhibition "Tourism: Spaces of Fiction".
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The Re-Creation of the European City – Urban Shopping List for Secondary Cities

The Re-Creation of the European City – Urban Shopping List for Secondary Cities
December 2005 - On going, Europe

This study is meant to give a general idea of the elements that are shaping cities today. Cities of today have the same needs as those of hundreds of years ago: communication and representation. They need to be connected and they need to be attractive.
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The Thin House

The Thin House
March 2007, Beijing, China - HONORABLE MENTION

Beijing has become a global centre for the arts, creativity and commerce. The influx of foreign visitors and the ever increasing number of young successful Chinese has generated a demand for retail and leisure of international standards.
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Teruel City Museum

Teruel City Museum
November – December 2006, Teruel, Spain

Expansion of Teruel City Museum
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The Image of Europe

The Image of Europe
March-April  2006, Vienna, Austria

Austria’s Federal Chancellor Wolfgang Schüssel opened ‘The Image of Europe’ exhibition at the Heldenplatz in Vienna on Monday, 8 May 2006.  Austria held the presidency of the European Union for the first semester of 2006.
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Estonian National Museum

Estonian National Museum
October - November 2005, Tartu, Estonia

The design of the Estonian National Museum (ENM) is part of Estonia’s nation building process. The ENM collection is based on folklore, which plays an important role in the history of Estonia.
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Cinema

Cinema
February - July 2005, Rome, Italy

Ninety percent of new cinemas are born in the peripheries, as the city centre cinemas are often closing down. The aim of this project is to think of the cinema container as a typology in order to create a model that can survive the pressure of the centre and the profitability of the suburban multiplex.
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