Between 2002 and 2005, Haubitz + Zoche travelled the Sinai and documented abandoned hotel resorts. These ghost-towns are filled with unfinished hotel structures, isolated in the middle of the desert. Due to the instability of the region and dubious investments, these hotel sites were never completed. They are photographed as the sad consequence of a tourism policy of uncontrolled urban development. This series depicts a form of new archaeology, showing a bygone era, wich is the opposite of the pharaohs architecture.
The architectural proposal of Luis Martínez Santa-María was thought to follow the identity of the neighborhood of Ciudad Pegaso. In order to do so, he used brick as the main and almost exclusive material. The project stages the exploitation of this single material, to get its full expression.