BIOGRAPHY

BIOGRAPHY

ARCHITECT SAMUEL FLORES FLORES integrates a brief and selected list of Latin American architects distinguished by his authorship. His works combine the vital elements of integration with the environment, interior spaciousness, functionality, character and soul.

 

He is an exponent of Organic Architecture, and his designs reflect an intrinsic relationship and respect for its natural surroundings.

 

Mentioned as an Author Architect of habitable sculptures. Before drawing his designs in plans, Samuel Flores Flores works intensively with models, evaluating if, the building curves, the different levels and the use of natural lighting, achieved the objective and needs of the design.

 

His works can be quantified in more than 260 executed projects. Most of them are located in Buenos Aires, (capital City of Argentina), Montevideo (capital city of Uruguay) and Punta del Este, the top beach resort for the wealthy South Americans, located in Uruguay.


Architect Samuel Flores Flores works have been published in leading French, German, American, English, Argentine and Uruguayan newspapers, magazines, books, radio and TV shows.

CHRONOLOGY

YEAR 1963-2017

More than 260 projects built. Characterized by elements such as location, integration with the environment, landscape, harmony, interior spaciousness and functionality, character and soul. Many of these works have been published in several newspapers, magazines, books, radio and television programs in Uruguay, Argentina, Germany, France, Portugal, United Kingdom, United States, Ecuador, Italy, etc.

 

YEAR 2017

He passed away on November 27, National Architect Day, in Punta del Este, Uruguay.

 

Participated in the First Digital Architecture Exhibition in Buenos Aires. Buquebus Terminal. Puerto Madero. Buenos Aires. Argentina.

YEAR 2016

Consultant Advisor for Perini Management, USA. Consultant for the United States Embassy Remodeling Project in Montevideo.

Recognition to Architect Samuel Flores Flores. Departmental Board of Maldonado. Uruguay.

Participated in The Return of Las Grutas Conference. Departmental Board of Maldonado. Uruguay

Participated in the First Digital Architecture Exhibition at Carrasco International Airport in Montevideo, Laguna del Sauce International Airport in Punta del Este and the World Trade Center in Montevideo.

YEAR 2015

His House Torres Blancas, participated in the "Latin America in Construction" Exhibition at the MoMA (Museum of Modern Art New York). March 29 to July 19, 2015

Participated in Conference "The Flores Flores Concept". BoConcept Punta del Este, Uruguay.

Participated in the Beginning of the Architecture Week.  University of Atlacomulco. Mexico.

Participated in CREATE Conference. Punta del Este Uruguay

YEAR 2014

Selected to exhibit at the Venice Biennale in Italy, his works Tourist Complex Las Grutas, Torres Blancas House and House Poseidon.


His Work  House Torres Blancas is selected to participate in the Catalogue of the Exhibition of Latin American Architecture at MoMA, Museum of Modern Art in New York, to be held in March 2015.

 

YEAR 2013

Pre-Selected to exhibit House Torres Blancas

in Latin American Architecture Exhibition at the MoMA, Museum of Modern Art in New York. USA. 


YEAR 2012

Award “Uruguay al Mundo 2012"

Montevideo, Uruguay.


YEAR 2011

The Flores Flores Method Conference.

Museo Zorrilla de San Martin.

Montevideo, Uruguay.


YEAR 1996

President and Honorary Member of the Environmental Association Union Vecinal de Punta Ballena, Uruguay. 

 

YEAR 1995

Moves with his wife to live in

Punta del Este, Uruguay


AÑO 1993

Fourth Latin American Landscaping Congress. Punta del Este, Uruguay.

 

YEAR 1992

Environmental Symposium

"Punta del Este 2000"

Punta del Este, Uruguay. 

YEAR  1991

Coastal Development of Uruguay.

Consultant for the Polytechnic of

Milan in Italy. 


YEAR 1990

Honorary Consultant of the Ministry of Housing, Planning and Environment of Uruguay.

 

YEAR 1989

Lateral Thinking Applied to Architecture. Post Graduated Studies. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Congress of Ibero-American Architects.

Punta del Este, Uruguay.

 

Exhibition at Biennale 89, Latin-American Architecture. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Consultant at HIDROSUD.

Montevideo, Uruguay. 


YEAR 1987

Founder, President and Honorary Member of Environmental Association "Amigos del Faro" Punta del Este, Uruguay. 

YEAR 1986

Earthquake-resistant Construction. Post Graduated Studies. Central Society of Architects. Buenos Aires. Argentina.

 

Second Latin American Conference of Architecture, Timeshare and Tourism.

Punta del Este, Uruguay.

 

YEAR 1985

Architecture and Urbanism. Recycling Historical Interest sites and buildings. Post Graduated Studies. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

Applied Psychology to Architecture. Post Graduated Studies at Institute of Psychorientology. Buenos Aires. Argentina.

 

YEAR 1981

First Argentine Congress of Environment. Universidad Belgrano,

Buenos Aires. Argentina.

 

YEAR 1979

Passive Architecture. Solar Energy. Post Graduated Studies at Central Society of Architects. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

Second Exhibition of Architecture and Painting in Punta del Este, Uruguay. Architect Samuel Flores Flores and Jorge Damiani.

 

YEAR 1976

White Architecture. Individual Exhibition at the Museo Municipal de Guayaquil, Ecuador.

 

YEAR 1974

Exhibition of Architecture and Painting in Punta del Este, Uruguay. Architect Samuel Flores Flores-Jorge Damiani.

Moves with his family to live in

Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

YEAR 1972

Graduated from the Faculty of

Architecture and Urbanism. 

Universidad de Buenos Aires. Argentina.

 

YEAR 1968

Urbanism and Architecture Internship. Languedoc-Roussilion. France. Invited by the Government of France.

 

YEAR 1964

Applied Psychology to Architecture. Post Graduated Studies. Montevideo. Uruguay.

 

YEAR 1963

Graduated from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism. Universidad de la República. Montevideo, Uruguay.

 

Married Maria Magdalena Arocena in Montevideo, Uruguay.

They have 2 children: Juan and Magdalena.

 

YEAR 1933

Born on May 3 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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