PrizeHonorable Mention in Architectural Design / Industrial Buildings
Firm LocationMexico City, Mexico
Lead ArchitectMoritz Melchert
Design TeamMoritz Melchert, Director/ Gert Graf, Project Manager/ Catalina Vilchis, Construction Supervisor/ René Cruz, Ejecutive Project Manager/ Brian Pillado, Design Coordinator/ Adair Linares, Architect/ Andrea Trejo, Architect/ Iker Trujillo, Architect/ Aníbal Roblero, Architect/ Alonso Rosales, Visual Artist/ Onnis Luque, Photography
BIA is an industrial building complex, located in the central Mexican city of San Luis Potosí. The building design is composed of an ensemble of differently-sized metal boxes, accommodating the various functions of the architectural program. The client’s special attention on surfaces comes true by the selection of materials; a corrugated metal cladding façade for the boxes (either clear or dark) contrasts with the basement wall, composed of hand-crafted dark cement blocks.