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Estudio Galera | Arquitectura

A thought that combines light, space and matter,
in search of expressive-functional balance

Design Solutions to Meet the Client's Needs

Estudio Galera is dedicated to the design, management and construction of architectural constructions providing complete solutions and appropriate responses to challenges. In this sense, the architectural studio becomes the right place to reformulate conventional issues related to architecture considering the environment, climate, economic and personal factors that might affect those people who will inhabit those places.
The methodology consists of the collection of data and analysis of the problem from different points of view towards ensuring the best results. Thus, the teamwork allows orderly planning and optimization of the resources.

The organization as regards management, documentation and communication enables developments to be achieved in a timely manner.
Cordiality, respect and personalize attention are key factors to enjoy the process. Therefore, the active participation of clients is essential so that the completion of projects can meet their expectations.


  • Estudio Galera is made up of different teams in which professionals make commitments according to customer requirements . We work as a team and horizontally where all opinions are valid and necessary . Once the work is assigned, they organize and distribute tasks to ensure resource optimization

  • Gral Madariaga - Argentina, 1987. Architect graduated in 2016.
    Collaborates in Estudio Galera since 2012 , parallel to teaching at the Juan Luis Vives Institute of the town of Villa Gesell ; and assistant in " Parametric Modeler " of architecture at the National University of Mar del Plata.

  • Architect graduated from the National University of Mar del Plata in 2003 , then perfected a graduate of Architecture and Technology issued by the Torcuato Di Tella University . Between 2003 and 2007 he worked in an architectural office of Cariló. In 2007 he opened Estudio Galera in Cariló , where are planned, directed and managed works on various subjects such as single family homes, multifamily , retail, furniture design and refunctionalization.

  • Architect received in 2004 from the National University of Mar del Plata , divides his time between professional development and teaching. In the field of architecture for architecture firms working in Mar del Plata, Mar de las Pampas and Cariló; Parallel to his work as a freelancer . He is teacher of both architecture and interior design. He works as a researcher in the "Group Communication" of the National University of Mar del Plata .

Set in the seaside city of Cariló, the Galera Studio is dedicated to the experimentation of architectural form, and the effects that natural light produces on it.

Light, space and matter, in search of expressive - functional balance

With a system of teamwork, the customer is incorporated as a key player in the design process. This active collaboration enables a feedback achieving mixed results, while the ownership of the user is assured . The structural experimentation , adaptation to the natural topography, and search for an expressive and functional architecture are the concerns that govern our philosophy and methodology.

1. Preliminary Design

Exchange of views
with the Client and
the architect´s proposal

(The stages may vary according to the importance of the project) Based on the data of the site, orientation, elevation, studies on the location of trees, the program requirements (upon the client´s request and suggestions) the architect starts working on the decision he considers to be the most appropriate. There is an active interchange of views with the client and the design is reinforced by evaluating the site and the construction methods to complete the work. At this stage the basic and primary documentation are made: plans, sections, views, digital mock-ups and video.

2. Project

In Every
Single Detail

The preliminary design is reinforced by working out the details of construction, elaborating the construction logs, structure drawings, redesign, carpentry drawings, installation plans. The team works together with the engineers to obtain structures, thermal calculations and electrical sizing. In addition, calculations are made to define the budget of materials and the unions involved.

3. Management

Submission of

Necessary documentation must be submitted before different control bodies to obtain all the building permits and service connection. (College of Architects, municipalities, energy agencies).

4. Project Management

Start up

The correct completion of all construction processes is verified. In this phase the construction is periodically monitored, the quality of the materials used and the construction based on the schedule are controlled. The construction management is related to the logistics and resolution of tasks on the site and verification that the methods used are those contained in the project drawings. This task involves taking responsibility and acting as a mediator with the clients and agencies.

24 September, 2019

Casa Kuvasz selected for the “Dedalo Minosse” Award.

Dedalo Minosse International Prize is a biannual international award based in Italy since 1997.
The particularity of this award is that the client / architect relationship is focused as a creative synergy, rewarding the work of both actors equally.
In this edition, Casa Kuvasz was chosen as a finalist and will be exhibited from 09/21 to 06/10 at the Andrea Palladio Basiliica in Vicenza / Italy.
The day 21/09 was the award ceremony at the Vicenza Olympic Theater, also a work performed by Andrea Palladio.

Photos of Diego Medina Photography.
As we do not travel, the photo of the sample is of our neighbors in the exhibition LDA.iMdA architetti associati, we invite you to see the excellent works in different scales that have been developing in Italy. We leave a summary of the work done with Claudia and Juan.

The usual mechanics of work in Cariló for holiday homes is usually quite fragmented, since the architect is based in the area, while the owners are usually from Buenos Aires 350Km away. In this case, a communication strategy and a frequency of visits that ensured a fluid and consensual development during the project and construction stages were proposed. Special attention in communication meant taking enough time for each project decision to be discussed in conceptual terms, avoiding unfounded decisions by both the studio and the owners. This game of reflections and persuasions resulted in a special feeling of attachment for both parties to the project; both understood as the final architectural object, as the process that generates it.
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Galería Terrazas, Local 2, Cariló.
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