GUN Architects

Santiago de Chile | Since 2010

GUN Architects
Santiago de Chile, Chile
Phone +56 2 98 42 127
Fax +56 9 81 88 1 167

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GUN Architects
Lene Nettelbeck, Architect Dipl. Ing. TU-Berlin

Founder partner of GUN Architects, Lene Nettelbeck is an architect and academic who have developed a long-term interest and expertise in large scale planning strategies and community engagement for decision-making processes. Previously worked for several international architectural offices such as Topos in Berlin, Metro Arquitectos Asociados in Sao Paulo, EM2N in Zurich and CHORA Architecture and Urbanism in London.

Currently teaches at the University of Arts and Communication (UNIACC) in Santiago de Chile. Recently was awarded with the first prize for the International Young Architects program YAP 2011 together with her partner Jorge Godoy for their project Water Cathedral.

Jorge Godoy Roman, Architect PUCV, March AADRL Architectural Association

Founder partner of GUN Architects, Jorge Godoy is an architect and academic, since 2008 works as a guest teacher and researcher at the Architectural School of Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria.

Previously worked as Diploma Unit Master at the London Metropolitan University in London and is former Studio tutor at the Instituto de Arquitectura Avanzada de Cataluña (Iaac). From 2005 to 2008, was director of CHORA Research in London, working in the development of urban planning projects, leading also several academic and professional workshops in the UK, China, Spain, Italy and Brazil.

Recently was awarded with the first prize for the International Young Architects Program International YAP_CONSTRUCTO 2011 together with his partner Lene Nettelbeck for their project Water Cathedral.

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Gun is a Chilean-German office created by architects Jorge Godoy and Lene Nettelbeck. Settled in Santiago since 2010, Gun engages architectural and urban projects deeply connected to local environmental and cultural realities, attempting to deliver consistent design forms with current urban expansionism.

Most recent relevant projects are the master planning of a self-sufficient community near Tongoy Peninsula in the 4th district. And the construction of the Water Cathedral Pavilion, winning entry for the MoMa Young Architects Program International YAP_CONSTRUCTO 2011. GUN, has also been awarded with a Highly Commended at the 2012 AR + D Awards for Emerging Architecture and exhibited their work at the RIBA, London, UK.