Gonzalo Samaniego is a Spain⁠-⁠born, NY⁠-⁠based architect currently working at OMA NY. Please contact here or on Instagram.
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Competition

2019

An integrating solution for a party wall.


As a renovation proposal for a 1980’s party wall, this intervention uses vegetation and mirrors in order to create a gradient of presence between the noisy main street and the lush green park behind the block. The plants add volume to the wall on its lower part, while the bare surface remains flat. the mirrors, while referencing the windows of the apartments of the building, reduce the presence of the wall by reflecting the surrounding sky, guiding pedestrians towards the intimate and peaceful park.