Architecture Firm Name: BAAG, Buenos Aires Arquitectura Grupal
Firm Location: Argentina
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BAAG, Buenos Aires Arquitectura Grupal based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is an office that seeks to employ collective work to offer a contribution to the discipline, understanding architecture as a practice and an opportunity to build critical thinking. The office is directed by Griselda Balian, Gabriel Monteleone and Gastón Noriega, architects from the Department of Architecture, Design and Urbanism at the University of Buenos Aires, where they work as professors. BAAG has carried out institutional and housing projects, research projects, cultural facilities and public competitions, obtaining prizes and mentions, such as the first prize for preliminary projects for the re-functionalization of the 2021 Independencia de Bahia Blanca Park, the first SCA-CPAU award for work done 2014, the first national award for sustainable architecture 2015 by the SCA, the nomination for the Mies Crown Hall Arch Prize (MCHAP) from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, the CA`ASI “Young Architects in Latin America” award, Collateral Event of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, the first prize at the 2014 Armenian Architecture Biennial, and the Bonifacio del Carril Prize from the Academy of Fine Arts, among other mentions. BAAG has been invited to give conferences, participate in panels and workshops in national and international institutions and universities.