In 2020, the Clorindo Testa Studio, with Juan Fontana and Oski Lorenti in charge, remodeled an old house conversion into the Andreani Foundation: an art space facing the Riachuelo of…Continue reading
Clorindo Testa was an acclaimed Argentine architect and artist, born on December 10, 1923, and known for his significant contributions to Argentine Brutalist architecture. Often working in collaboration with other architects, Testa’s designs are marked by bold forms, exposed concrete, and an innovative integration of structure and space. Some of his most famous works include the National Library of the Argentine Republic and the Bank of London and South America in Buenos Aires. Testa’s unique approach blended functional architecture with artistic expression, making him one of the most influential figures in 20th-century Argentine architecture.
In 1961, the project by Clorindo Testa, Francisco Bullrich, and Alicia Cazzaniga won the design competition to build the Mariano Moreno National Library of the Argentine Republic. The library is…Continue reading
Completed in 1966, the new headquarters for the Bank of London in Buenos Aires stands as a testament to the innovative collaboration between Clorindo Testa and SEPRA Studio. More than…Continue reading