Martín Marcos

Doing city is our challenge | Martin Marcos
13-12-2013 5 Comments

Doing city is our challenge | Martin Marcos

We do not know his name but a few months ago in any place of the world the inhabitant was born number seven billions. “The near two billion persons who will join to the world population will live in cities; in consequence, it is necessary to plan for them from now” he notices formless “State of the World Population 2011” […]

Architect Clorindo Testa (1923-2013) | Martín Marcos
15-04-2013 2 Comments

Architect Clorindo Testa (1923-2013) | Martín Marcos

A creator between Apollo and Dionysus Though born in Naples, Italy and come to the Argentina at the age of five; Clorindo Testa was an overcoat a man of Buenos Aires. A flaneur porteño. Dazzling architect and brilliant artist was a product of an educated and passionate city, of there his principal qualities were nourished and extracted. Formed in the […]

Major safety needs better public space | Martin Marcos
15-03-2013 2 Comments

Major safety needs better public space | Martin Marcos

Is it possible to add up from another look to discipline to such a complex and urgent problem? Can good public space induce social behaviors and make a city surer? Some of them hold that to repair rapidly the “torn windows” and to return to think the street are the best preventive politics. In 1969 Philip Zimbardo, teacher of Stanford’s […]

Paradoxes of a great prize | Martin Marcos
18-10-2012 No Comments

Paradoxes of a great prize | Martin Marcos

The Great Architecture Award 2012 granted by FADEA (Federation Argentina of Architects’ Entities) and ARQ (prestigious supplement of architecture of the diary Bugle) has been for the Puerto Roldán House, of the Arqs. Gerardo Caballero y Maite Fernandez. Selection that I imply a tour all over the country looking for the most significant works of last five years in each […]