Tag: arquitectura sostenible

Domesticating the mountain | Íñigo García Odiaga
15-12-2014 4 Comments

Domesticating the mountain | Íñigo García Odiaga

The autumn is maybe the epoch of the year the most related to the mountain, before the winter when it begins the intense cold and the forests show an unsurpassable image. A type of architecture that is tied intimately to this activity, that of the refuge of mountain. The architects who investigated the minimal working housing, and the solutions standardized […]

Fasudir
13-11-2014 No Comments

Fasudir

The traditional approach to the building energy efficient retrofitting brings poor results in relation to the urban sustainability, resource efficiency and economic return. Although the district retrofitting approach is frequently the most sustainable and cost-effective, the complexity of decision making grows exponentially when the intervention targets larger scale, even more when considering the fragmentation of the construction sector. The FASUDIR […]

Isoriparia´s offices and store for activities of gardening | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos
29-10-2014 No Comments

Isoriparia´s offices and store for activities of gardening | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos

The building is thought to shelter the administrative functions, of storage, repair of machinery preparation of material, etc. Related to the activity of the company, dedicated to works of gardening and culture of products of ecological agriculture. Created together by the handicapped persons’ Galician Federation and by the handicapped persons’ Association of the region employment is directed, in last term, […]

AproximAciones 2014. Paisaje y sostenibilidad en la arquitectura contempránea suiza
18-09-2014 No Comments

AproximAciones 2014. Paisaje y sostenibilidad en la arquitectura contempránea suiza

The museum will receive from September 18 a new exhibition that an approximation proposes to the architecture Switzerland centred on the landscape and on the sustainable development, on collaboration with the Embassy of Switzerland on Spain. Elegance, rigor, sobriety, and technical perfection are some of the associate qualities of habitual form to the Swiss architecture. Without resigning necessarily them, it […]

Biourb, a study on popular architecture, energy and future
04-09-2014 No Comments

Biourb, a study on popular architecture, energy and future

“The culture acquires diverse forms across the time and of the space. This diversity demonstrates in the originality and the plurality of the identities that they characterize to the groups and the companies that compose the humanity. Source of exchanges, of innovation and of creativity, the cultural diversity is so necessary for the mankind as the biological diversity for the […]

Energy efficiency of the surrounding one of the buildings: his definition and calculation
26-08-2014 No Comments

Energy efficiency of the surrounding one of the buildings: his definition and calculation

Energy efficiency of the surrounding one of the buildings: his definition and calculation A high degree of raising awareness exists at present in the citizens on the need of the energetic saving, for his meaning in the preservation of the environment, and for the economic saving that he supposes due to the high prices of the energy, that nowadays they […]

Sociocultural Center in Teo | Ameneiros Rey · HH arquitectos-Jacobo Fernández-Blanca Carballal
30-07-2014 No Comments

Sociocultural Center in Teo | Ameneiros Rey · HH arquitectos-Jacobo Fernández-Blanca Carballal

(3)Classroom(s)+platform The wood is undoubtedly the protagonist in this center projected to offer a public flexible service in the locality coruñesa of Teo. The offer of the architects seeks to optimize the costs of construction and to control the generated ones for the maintenance. It is for it that is chosen for a constructive system in autochthonous wood (principally pine […]

Welcome to house. Prize Solvia to the innovation in the design of the housing
14-07-2014 No Comments

Welcome to house. Prize Solvia to the innovation in the design of the housing

Solvia, the real-estate operator of Banco Sabadell, across the Program Solvia Innova, throws a contest of ideas to design a housing adapted to the current situation. “Welcome to house. Prize Solvia to the innovation in the design of the housing” has as aim think concerning a collective model of housing with the challenge of developing concepts of housing that answer to […]

Living and transforming the reality
02-07-2014 No Comments

Living and transforming the reality

The architecture and the design impress enormously the life of the persons, something that is not of be surprising when both disciplines have a sociological and anthropologic forceful background. In this respect, the book Living and to transforming the reality (2013) by Jose Juan Garza Cavazos, illustrates and gathers projects of architecture and design that express a dialectical white of egg, […]

House in Cachopal | Ameneiros Rey · HH arquitectos-Blanca Carballal
04-06-2014 No Comments

House in Cachopal | Ameneiros Rey · HH arquitectos-Blanca Carballal

The project was consisting of the definition of an one-family housing of new plant of a plot without building placed in Cachopal’s place, Teo’s Town hall (A Coruña). The plot is located in a rural environment, assigned to a route where there rests different building of residential one-family character, has rectangular irregular form and is lengthened in the sense parallel to […]

Sinergia Sostenible · sustainability | Association
22-05-2014 No Comments

Sinergia Sostenible · sustainability | Association

In the today interview we will chat with Sinergia Sostenible, a project with status of association without spirit of profit. Initiated in year 2008 and formed at present by Amaya González, Lorenzo Barnó, Agnieszka Stepien, Uxua Domblás, Ana Enguita and Leire Garaikoetxea, develop his activity so much in Navarre, since in the rest of the condition. His founders define this […]

Hope Town
06-05-2014 No Comments

Hope Town

Build a city, build hope of hundreds of people Can you imagine saying that you could help to improve the lifestyle of the poorest people around the world? Currently more than 1,000 million people live in a state of extreme poverty. Ciudad Esperanza aims to be a pilot project to build extremely affordable housing in Dominican Republic and around the […]

The VIIth Days ecoARK
25-04-2014 No Comments

The VIIth Days ecoARK

The days of ecological construction ecoARK celebrate his seventh edition on the 17th and 18th of May, 2014 with the intention of which more companies and professionals of the sector use the event as platform of spreading and interchange of experiences and knowledges, offering the possibility to the attendees of knowing more closely the different materials and constructive respectful technologies […]

Contrúe en verde
11-04-2014 No Comments

Contrúe en verde

The Escola de Enxeñería Forestal of the Universidade de Vigo initiates Constrúe en Verde, a project that Juan Picos tries to sensitize to the company on the use of materials sotenibles, with a chat of the teacher of Engineering of the natural resources and environment, on Sustainable Materials Wood and the visit to Estación Marítima de Vilanova de Arousa, as architectural example of sustainable […]

Stadium of athletics in Olot, by RCR | Halldóra Arnardóttir - Javier Sánchez Merina
28-03-2014 No Comments

Stadium of athletics in Olot, by RCR | Halldóra Arnardóttir – Javier Sánchez Merina

There remember the authors of this place for the leisure and the sport: “We live through the project in the middle of big confrontations between the athletes on the one hand and the ecologists for other one. The first ones did not want any tree, the second ones did not want that any tree was demolished.” Olot, a small people […]

Key aspects of the design, execution and physics of the construction of buildings in wood
17-03-2014 No Comments

Key aspects of the design, execution and physics of the construction of buildings in wood

The Platform of Engineering of the Structural Madeira of the USC invites him to take part in the technical seminar: “Key aspects of the design, execution and physics of the construction of buildings in wood” that will take place on March 21, in the Assembly hall of the Technical Top School of the USC, in Lugo. The Seminanario there will […]

Green Architecture Now! (Vol.01)
28-01-2014 No Comments

Green Architecture Now! (Vol.01)

«Los más hermosos y sorprendentes “edificios verdes”. Proteger el medio ambiente no solo es una opción interesante, es la actitud más inteligente.» Stern.de, Hamburg, Alemania Philip Jodidio y la editorial Taschen, editan el volumen número 1 de la serie Green Architecture Now!. Este número, con los subtítulos de arquitectura verde, arquitectura ecológica y arquitectura sostenible, reune obras de distintos estudios […]

Ephemeral installation for recycled organic materia Area Campus of Zapateira | trespes.arquitectos
22-01-2014 No Comments

Ephemeral installation for recycled organic materia Area Campus of Zapateira | trespes.arquitectos

Inside the activities in pursuit of the sustainability that the UDC (University of A Coruña) across the Vicerrectorado de Infraestructuras is carrying out in his Campuses, one finds the installation of an recycled organic materia Area, that transforms in ”compos” the organic residues originated in the cafeterias of the powers of the Campus of A Zapateira. The order is received […]

Familiar pantheon in Murcia: An intimate court opened for the sky | Ecoproyecta
08-01-2014 No Comments

Familiar pantheon in Murcia: An intimate court opened for the sky | Ecoproyecta

This familiar pantheon has been conceived as a small court protected from the exterior to have an intimate and private space, but opened the sky, to be able to be in touch with the vegetation that surrounds it, the natural light and the fresh air. The construction with habitual and simple materials, as the brick and the stone, has followed […]

The origins of the architecture (IV) | epR
30-12-2013 One Comment

The origins of the architecture (IV) | epR

Often I ask myself when it was begun to speak about energy efficiency. Or, better, when this argument transformed in mere demagoguery and in absolute value capable of justifying mediocre projects. Turning the pages of books of Bernard Rudofsky or Myron Goldfinger we recognize another type of energy efficiency – but also economic and social – capable of forming humanized […]

Conversation with Duccio Malagamba | Ana Amado
15-11-2013 No Comments

Conversation with Duccio Malagamba | Ana Amado

Duccio Malagamba (La Spezia, Italia, 1960). Fotógrafo de arquitectura. A lo largo de más de 20 años de experiencia profesional ha participado a varias exposiciones, conferencias y jurados, recibiendo cinco “Lux” –Premios Nacionales de Fotografía– otorgados por la Asociación de Fotógrafos Profesionales de España. Colabora habitualmente con prestigiosos arquitectos como Alvaro Siza, Herzog & de Meuron, Rafael Moneo, EMBT, y […]

Cycle of sustainability · Re-designing the form in which we do the things
08-10-2013 One Comment

Cycle of sustainability · Re-designing the form in which we do the things

The MAC programmes conferences and workshops on COMMUNITIES, LANDSCAPES, ARCHITECTURES AND SUSTAINABLE DESIGNS RE-DESIGNING THE FORM IN WHICH WE DO THE THINGS, it is the title that groups a series of conferences and weekly workshops that propose to assemble, under four different perspectives, a common idea: To be employed at the present of a responsible way. The cycle consists of […]

Citizens in network
04-07-2013 No Comments

Citizens in network

In the future, the appearance of the cities will not move away much from his current aspect, but yes that will change his functioning: the resources will be in use in a more efficient and reasonable way, and in general they will be more sustainable than they are today. To turn the urban cores into better sites to live will […]

100 Contemporary Green Buildings
27-06-2013 No Comments

100 Contemporary Green Buildings

“… green has never looked better.“ – Zitty, Berlin The prestigious German publisher Taschen and the american historian Philip Jodidio join again to present the book 100 Contemporary Green Buildings. In this occasion it is a question of a double volume that Architecture Now gathers respectful architectures with the environment selected from the collection Architecture Now! and unpublished others. The […]

Elena Guim · Spreading of the Architecture | Arquect
05-05-2013 No Comments

Elena Guim · Spreading of the Architecture | Arquect

Arquect, a new project of spreading of the architecture in the city, from a sustainable slope. Arquect spreads the architectural culture between “non-architects” of any age and social profile, contributing to the reflection on the constructed environment and bringing the city over to his citizens of simple and pleasant form. Arquect is a project stimulated by Elena Guim, arquitecta for […]

The IInd Latin American Passivhaus Competition
01-05-2013 No Comments

The IInd Latin American Passivhaus Competition

After the success of the first summons, and on the occasion of the increasing interest that in Spain and Latin America exists for the standard of efficient building Passivhaus, the Platform of Building Passivhaus, with the collaboration of Labor Center of Art and Industrial Creation, it summons the Contest II Latin-American Passivhaus, coinciding with the celebration of 5 ª Spanish […]

VI Ecological Construction EcoArk Days
12-04-2013 No Comments

VI Ecological Construction EcoArk Days

The days of ecological construction ecoARK celebrate his sixth edition on the 11th and 12th of May, 2013 with the intention of which more companies and professionals of the sector use the event as platform of spreading and exchange of experiences and knowledge, offering the possibility to the assistants of knowing more closely the different materials and constructive respectful technologies […]

34 Kg de CO2
31-01-2013 No Comments

34 Kg de CO2

This is the amount of C02 emited by printing each copy of this book. If only 1,050 grams of paper emit more than 34 kg of CO2, how much does my car emit? What about my house? How can we build and live in a more sustainable way? 34 Kg de CO2 Toni Solanas, Dani Calatayud, Coque Claret Generalitat de […]

PASSIVHAUS Cycle and Bioconstrucción [A Coruña]
08-01-2013 No Comments

PASSIVHAUS Cycle and Bioconstrucción [A Coruña]

In the ÁGORA Center in A Coruña, you will be able to visit the exhibition of the cycle from January 8 to January 17. On the 10th and 17th in the evening chats will be celebrated on Passivhaus and Bioconstrucción and a round table. The chats and exhibitions are free, though donations are grateful. If the opposite is not specified, […]

The ephemeral thing, in the architecture and in the life | Cristina García-Rosales
13-12-2012 One Comment

The ephemeral thing, in the architecture and in the life | Cristina García-Rosales

To speak about the ephemeral thing is to speak about our current reality. If we abide ourselves by his definition in the Dictionary of the Spanish Language, we state that ephemeral it is: 1. Passenger, of short duration. 2. That has the duration of an alone day. For what easily we deduce that the news that we follow for Internet […]