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The psychological perception of the city | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte
04-11-2019 No Comments

The psychological perception of the city | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

In 2007, and for the first time in history, the world’s urban population was already more numerous than the rural population.1 According to the forecasts of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, in 2050 75% of the population Population will live in cities. The situation was very different at the end of the 19th century, when only […]

The maps. An appropriation of the world | Ignacio Grávalos - Patrizia Di Monte
24-04-2015 No Comments

The maps. An appropriation of the world | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

“I can use a mirror, which the things show since are seen, or can use a map, which the things show since are well-considered.” E. Gombrich A paper world. The maps constitute a graphical representation of the territory. But also, in turn, always they have constituted an instrument of ideology and power. They answer to the need to locate processes […]

The architecture software. Reyner Banham's visual fictions | Ignacio los grava - Patrizia Di Monte
06-02-2015 No Comments

The architecture software. Reyner Banham’s visual fictions | Ignacio los grava – Patrizia Di Monte

The architecture software. Reyner Banham’s visual fictions. In 1968 Reyner Banham wrote The Triumph of Software1, one article that would anticipate a new way of understanding the world and that it would affect in a specially subtle way to the architecture. His speech rested principally on two movies that had the premiere the same year and that allowed him to illustrate his […]