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La Légende du Grand Paris ou Comment Paris est Devenu Grand – AIGP

La Légende du Grand Paris ou Comment Paris est Devenu Grand – AIGP
March – September 2013

Cette contribution travaille sur la dimension intangible du Grand Paris, sur l’imaginaire, le récit métropolitain. A travers cette légende, nous avons tenté via des métaphores, des exagérations, de provoquer un changement de mentalité en avançant certaines critiques, en dépassant les préjugés dans le but de rendre plus belle, claire et accessible l’idée du Grand Paris.
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“Co-Résidence: Habiter en Grand” – AIGP

“Co-Résidence: Habiter en Grand” – AIGP
September 2012 - On going

“Co-Residence: Habiter en Grand” is a concept realized by STAR – strategies + architecture and MONU/BOARD as the first part of an ongoing research for the AIGP – Atelier International du Grand Paris, in the framework of «Habiter le Grand Paris».
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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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Sloterdijk III Study

Sloterdijk III Study
June - September 2011, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

>> Full information about the project coming up soon
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O’ Mighty Green

O’ Mighty Green
September 2010 – April 2012 - HONORABLE MENTION

O’Mighty Green
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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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Market Value(s)

Market Value(s)
February, 2010

572 years have passed between these images.
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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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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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EUROPAN NL Series of MAPS

EUROPAN NL Series of MAPS
January 2008

Europan Nederland commissioned STAR the realization of a series of maps about Europan in the country:
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Greater Helsinki 2050

Greater Helsinki 2050
May 2007, Helsinki, Finland

Greater Helsinki Landscape Park is a contemporary economic, ecological, and social strategy to orchestrate the future growth of the 14 cities that form the Greater Helsinki Region.
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Cardboard Modular Stand

Cardboard Modular Stand
August 2006, Madrid, Spain - HONORABLE MENTION

Fairs are temporary events that require quick assembling, easy transportation, high standardization, but at the same time demand an overall attractive and new image with personalized, individual stands.
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The European

The European
June 2006

While the European Union puts in a lot of effort to discover a common denominator for European Culture, companies operating internationally are currently defining it through cheapness.
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Super Germany

Super Germany
June 2006, Germany

The aim of the study is to show on three different levels what is Germany, what the German city, and who the German citizen. Firstly, we take the superlative, and secondly the average.
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Rotterdam Zuid Study

Rotterdam Zuid Study
April-May 2006, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Rotterdam Zuid, in surface much bigger than the north, and housing 40% of the population of Rotterdam has been largely neglected from the beginning of its existence 150 years ago.
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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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This is Spijkenisse

This is Spijkenisse
February 2006, Spijkenisse, the Netherlands

The study analyzes the current situation of Spijkenisse and uses its in-progress strategies and projects to its maximum potential to define an identity for the city.
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Dubai Business Bay (part I and II)

Dubai Business Bay (part I and II)
February 2006, Dubai, UAE - United Arab Emirates

The study observes how Dubai positions itself as one of the world’s main resort cities.
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The History of Expos

The History of Expos
January 2006

World fairs are an offspring of the age of industrialization in Europe, and focused initially on innovative products rather than on magnificent architecture of the pavilions and convention halls.
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E70 – 7 Denied Countries

E70 – 7 Denied Countries
January 2006

7 Denied Countries
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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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