Tag: arquitectura sostenible

Resin interpretation centre | contextos de arquitectura y urbanismo
09-10-2019 No Comments

Resin interpretation centre | contextos de arquitectura y urbanismo

We understand social-sustainability as any building that is appreciated by their neighbours that maintain an ongoing relation with it. That’s why the transformation of the old slaughterhouse from the Spanish village of Traspinedo (Valladolid) in the Resin Interpretation Centre, better known as CIR, was raised according to a dual commitment: -As an iconic reading of the rural area where the […]

Ventajas de los cerramientos acristalados eficientes de Acristalia
24-09-2019 No Comments

Ventajas de los cerramientos acristalados eficientes de Acristalia

¿Sabes en qué consiste un cerramiento? Aunque la palabra en sí sea un “hándicap”, incorporar un sistema de acristalamiento a tu hogar significa todo lo contrario: apertura al exterior y luminosidad. El objetivo de Acristalia no es cerrar espacios, sino abrirlos y hacer aprovechables todos los metros cuadrados de un hogar en todas las estaciones. Esa es una de sus […]

Nostra House | Bernat Llauradó Auquer – tallerdarquitectura
18-09-2019 No Comments

Nostra House | Bernat Llauradó Auquer – tallerdarquitectura

A house in the middle of a garden, designed for our way of living and feeling; with two clearly differentiated volumes. One of them slender and closed, which contains our less vital intensity spaces, like bathrooms, stairs, bedrooms or storage, and the other one, horizontal and transparent, where we spend most of the time, with our family and friends. Concept […]

Urban discrimination | Aldo G. Facho Dede
13-09-2019 No Comments

Urban discrimination | Aldo G. Facho Dede

According to the UN, violence is a form of discrimination that inhibits the ability to enjoy equal rights and freedoms. Although gender violence, given the alarming figures, is one of the most visible issues today, there are other types of acts that affect and endanger our lives every day, and whose scale of responsibility exceeds that of a particular subject. […]

How much house do we need? Thoreau, Le Corbusier and the sustainable cottage
10-09-2019 No Comments

How much house do we need? Thoreau, Le Corbusier and the sustainable cottage

The space we inhabit, reduced to a minimum, has been a source of fascination and experimentation throughout history. Henry David Thoreau lived in his forest hut in Walden Pond between 1845 and 1847. Le Corbusier built in 1952 for him and his wife the famous Cabanon of the Côte d’Azur. Inspired by these experiences, Urs Peter Flueckiger and his students […]

REhabitando Barrios. REhabitando Ciudades
15-08-2019 No Comments

REhabitando Barrios. REhabitando Ciudades

Según el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD), más de la mitad de la población mundial vive hoy en zonas urbanas. En 2050, esa cifra habrá aumentado a 6.500 millones de personas, dos tercios de la humanidad. No es posible lograr un desarrollo sostenible sin transformar radicalmente la forma en que construimos y administramos los espacios urbanos. Algunas […]

¿Cuál es la arquitectura del futuro?
16-07-2019 No Comments

¿Cuál es la arquitectura del futuro?

En Brasil, en medio de la nada, se construyó uno de los proyectos arquitectónicos más audaces de la Historia. Se trata de Brasilia, la capital de un país que, a principios de los años 60, buscaba un nuevo comienzo. Brasilia iba a demostrar que la arquitectura puede transformar la sociedad. Pero cincuenta años después, el centro de Brasilia es caro […]

Make Festival 2019 | Castelo De Paiva - Porto - Portugal
02-07-2019 No Comments

Make Festival 2019 | Castelo De Paiva – Porto – Portugal

MAKE Festival is a 10-day long celebration, organized by the international MAKE collective, that brings together between 50 and 200 people from all over the world with the aim of creating a place for debate and practice of arts, architecture, construction and design. MAKE Festival brings together the different agents and spheres of art, design, and construction (students, collectives, professionals, […]

Los procesos Re- como expiación | Javier Mozas
10-06-2019 No Comments

Los procesos Re- como expiación | Javier Mozas

La Humanidad ha consolidado, a lo largo del tiempo, una morbosa relación de amor y odio con la Naturaleza. Admiración y contemplación, o dominio y sometimiento. En la conferencia que pronuncia Rem Koolhaas en Harvard el 3 de abril de 2009 bajo el título Sustainability: advancement versus apocalypse,1 mostró en las primeras imágenes, una pintura de Caspar David Friedrich, 1774-1840, […]

Punta de Mar – Marina Lodge Experience | Mano de Santo
29-05-2019 No Comments

Punta de Mar – Marina Lodge Experience | Mano de Santo

Punta de Mar is a startup that arises from an idea of the Mano de Santo architecture team, and that KMZero Open Innovation Hub, has been responsible for developing and promoting as a business. A floating accommodation that provides a unique experience of integration with the natural environment. Being this the protagonist, the design must allow the user to perceive […]

Prada Poole. The Perishable Architecture of Soap Bubbles
25-04-2019 No Comments

Prada Poole. The Perishable Architecture of Soap Bubbles

The literary magazine El Urogallo devoted its first issue of 1974 to a collective reflection on the contemporary human dwelling. One of the most thought-provoking articles in that publication was “La arquitectura perecedera de las pompas de jabón” [The Perishable Architecture of Soap Bubbles] by José Miguel de Prada Poole1. In it, the architect defended a new type of architecture, where the […]

Espai Natura | BAILORULL
27-03-2019 No Comments

Espai Natura | BAILORULL

The health and wellbeing of people and their surroundings are the keys to HAUS. A responsible, creative way of approaching architecture with the aim of bringing added value to standardised construction. The construction project manager Marcove and architects BAILORULL combine their experience and reliability to create HAUS, an innovative proposal that applies healthy criteria to the spaces we live in […]

Maite Sainz de la Maza Benet - Macari de Torres Mestres · Fetdeterra | Innovative Earth Projects and Products
10-01-2019 No Comments

Maite Sainz de la Maza Benet – Macari de Torres Mestres · Fetdeterra | Innovative Earth Projects and Products

Today we travel to Lleida (Catalonia, Spain) to chat with Maite Sainz de la Maza, architect and Macari de Torres, geologist engineer, founders of Fetdeterra | Innovative Earth Projects and Products. They are “Technical specialists in land architecture and accredited consultants in eco-innovation, product design and technological development.” They have worked with users, technicians and manufacturers since the first phases of […]

PLACE´TA | Juan Moya arquitectura
26-12-2018 No Comments

PLACE´TA | Juan Moya arquitectura

Intervention is a reactive architecture faced to the hostility of urban conditions in the site and to the scheduled mechanicism proper of a lifestyle inherited from the 20th Century modernity. An impersonal crossway with high traffic volume is balanced through a biophilic interior for collective meeting. Being today demands the pass towards metamodernity. The presence of a human being that […]

Leiro Seniors Day Center | müller.feijoo arquitectos
19-12-2018 No Comments

Leiro Seniors Day Center | müller.feijoo arquitectos

The plot on which the day center is built, very close and slightly elevated on the course of the river Avia, has a strong natural slope transformed by a system of stepped terraces called socalcos formed by walls of granite masonry, a traditional system very usual in this region of vineyards that allows to have arable land in plots in […]

Francis Kéré. Primary elements
11-10-2018 No Comments

Francis Kéré. Primary elements

  “Francis Kéré has developed innovative strategies that combine traditional construction materials and methods with modern engineering techniques, and since he founded Kéré Architecture in 2005, his work has gained great recognition, with awards such as the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture, the BSI Swiss Architectural Award, the Marcus Prize, Global Holcim Gold Award, and the Schelling Architecture Award.” Francis […]

Jorge Garcelán Docio - Enrique Reig Navarro · NILGO | trip to the essence
16-08-2018 No Comments

Jorge Garcelán Docio – Enrique Reig Navarro · NILGO | trip to the essence

Taking advantage of this summer period, today we will approach NILGO, a project that emerged from an academic exercise at the UPV Technical School of Architecture and that places value on the landscape heritage of the different rural towns in the interior of Spain. The growing and gradual depopulation suffered by the people, together with their passion for traveling, has […]

María Martínez Moreno · MatMap, building materials looking for a new life
12-07-2018 No Comments

María Martínez Moreno · MatMap, building materials looking for a new life

Given the need (and moral obligation) to direct the architecture to the highest standards of sustainability (read here from the set that includes the economy, society and ecology) arise new projects such as MatMap. A platform to give a second to the discarded materials generated in the construction and created by the young architect from Alicante María Martínez Moreno. This […]

Projecting with nature | Guido Cimadomo
09-07-2018 No Comments

Projecting with nature | Guido Cimadomo

Every time I find more interest in immersing myself in nature than in visiting the latest examples of author architecture. On a recent trip to Australia, a European architect marveled that he had not planned to visit the Sydney Opera House. Despite the distances of the Australian continent, seemed scandalized in my interest for nature, for the forests of the […]

I Edifica. Nearly Null, Passive and Healthy Consumer Buildings Fair (ECCN)
15-05-2018 No Comments

I Edifica. Nearly Null, Passive and Healthy Consumer Buildings Fair (ECCN)

Pamplona will host in June the celebration of ‘Edifica’, the first event at national level on Passivhaus and Almost Consumption Buildings (ECCN) This fair-meeting will take place on June 28, 29 and 30 in Baluarte and will gather more than 5,000 people, including professionals and users, reaffirming Navarra as a national benchmark in Nearly Null and Sustainable Consumption Buildings. The […]

I+U Collection. Building Systems Series
03-05-2018 No Comments

I+U Collection. Building Systems Series

Book series, in bilingual Spanish-English edition, dedicated to the calculation and design of building systems. From the study of hydraulic, electrical, lighting and ventilation systems to fire safety systems or planning the design from energy saving and sustainability. ENERGY SAIVINGS IN BUILDING DESIGN. Saving energy is nothing more than reducing energy consumption by achieving the same results as by spending […]

House in Casas Novas | Carbajo Barrios Arquitectos
18-04-2018 No Comments

House in Casas Novas | Carbajo Barrios Arquitectos

The housing is very determined so much by the functional demands of the members of the family that will reside in the housing, in which one of the members moves habitually in wheelchair, since for the topography of the plot, with a strong difference and an important difference of level between this one and the thoroughfare to the one that […]

MatMap
03-04-2018 No Comments

MatMap

MatMap is a web platform that connects companies with materials that already they do not need with professions creative capable of applying them to the sector of the construction. So that the users will have the possibility of announcing those materials that they should want to sell and these in turn will appear geolocalizados with the information relative to his […]

The IVth PIAM. Commercial Contemporary spaces
30-01-2018 No Comments

The IVth PIAM. Commercial Contemporary spaces

Tras el éxito de participación en ediciones anteriores, Matimex convoca un año más PIAM, el Premio Internacional de Arquitectura dedicado en esta ocasión a los Espacios Comerciales Contemporáneos. La arquitectura siempre ha estado ligada al comercio: desde las primeras tiendas efímeras que se fueron asentando en plazas formando zocos hasta los grandes espacios comerciales actuales.  Nuestra sociedad, siempre en continua […]

First Ibero-American Congress Redfundamentos. Experiences and Methods of Investigation
21-11-2017 No Comments

First Ibero-American Congress Redfundamentos. Experiences and Methods of Investigation

Los próximos días 11, 12 y 13 de diciembre, se celebrará en Madrid el I Congreso Iberoamericano redfundamentos: Experiencias y métodos de investigación. Organizado por redfundamentos, editor de la revista rita_ (Revista Indexada de Textos Académicos), contará con dos localizaciones: los días 11 y 12 de diciembre tendrá lugar en la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (ETSAM, Avda. […]

Planning the well-being | Aldo G. Facho Dede
20-11-2017 No Comments

Planning the well-being | Aldo G. Facho Dede

On Town planning, Green Rio and the baipases. From the origin of the times, the cities have been intense spaces of exchange, where the men have sought to construct a major degree of well-being, understood by Aristotle as the “better good”. The evolution in his mechanisms of government and regulation has to see with the constant exploration of forms of […]

About the WC | Elías Cueto
03-11-2017 No Comments

About the WC | Elías Cueto

Politics about the WC. Probably the excellent seat, the most universal support and the one that of stranger and mixed up form we share throughout the day with other persons: the throne, the WC. This name comes from the acrónimo Englishman for “water close”and refers to the hydraulic closing, the mechanism of sifonamiento by means of which the pipe that connects our […]