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Student Showcase Archive

Alejandro Beals

MPhil work

MPhil work

  • Blurring Boundaries, Strategies: Copy and Repeating

    Blurring Boundaries, Strategies: Copy and Repeating

  • Blurring Boundaries. Strategies: Erasing

    Blurring Boundaries. Strategies: Erasing

  • Blurring Boundaries. Strategies: Fragmenting

    Blurring Boundaries. Strategies: Fragmenting

  • The Garden of the Forking Paths. Aerial view

    The Garden of the Forking Paths. Aerial view

  • The Garden of the Forking Paths. Interior View

    The Garden of the Forking Paths. Interior View

  • The Garden of the Forking Paths. The Aromathic Orchard

    The Garden of the Forking Paths. The Aromathic Orchard

  • The Garden of the Forking Paths. The Pond, view from outside

    The Garden of the Forking Paths. The Pond, view from outside
    Photographer: Cristobal Palma

  • Play
  • The Garden of the Forking Paths

    The Garden of the Forking Paths

Blurring Boundaries: Strategies for the Creation of Ambiguity in Architecture

Supervisors: Nigel Coates and Roberto Bottazzi

Info

Info

  • AB Portrait
  • MPhil

    School

    School of Architecture

    Programme

    Architecture Research, 2010–2014

  • Alejandro is an architect and researcher. He received his MPhil from the RCA, researching blurriness and ambiguity in architecture under the supervision of professors Nigel Coates and Roberto Bottazzi (2010-13). He is a founding partner and director of the architecture studio Beals–Lyon Architects, an independent practice whose more recent work includes private commissions, the winning installation for the Chilean version of the YAP 2012/2013 (MoMA – PS1 Young Architects Programme) and winning proposals for public buildings, such as the new National Congress Library in Santiago.

  • Degrees

  • Architecture, Universidad Católica de Chile, 2001
  • Experience

  • Director architect, Beals-Lyon Architects, Santiago, 2006-13
  • Exhibitions

  • Atlas of the Unbuilt World, London Festival of Architecture - British Council, London, 2012; The Garden of Forking Paths, MoMA, New York, 2012; The Garden of Forking Paths, MAXXI, Rome, 2012