day 94_Madrid_aggregation

I was really looking forward to seeing this residential building and I was not disappointed. 

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Torres Blancas were built by Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza in 1968. The aggregation of individual apartment units is controlled by the structural and circulation cores, vertically directing the cellular growth of the building. Repetition and mirroring are the primary modi operandi.

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Disregarding the over-sized cylinders at the top of the Torres Blancas (a clumsy way to end the endless vertical repetition and give the building 'a top'), the image below illustrates the infinite growth and aggregation that are already implied in the project. The cylindrical apartment units are mirrored and repeated to form an endless undulating 'living wall'.

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