Tag: barrio

¿De quién es la calle? |  Aldo G. Facho Dede
10-08-2020 No Comments

¿De quién es la calle? | Aldo G. Facho Dede

En los últimos años hemos visto diferentes proyectos, liderados por municipalidades, asociaciones y colectivos ciudadanos, orientados a destacar el valor de las calles en la mejora de la calidad vida de las personas. Dichas acciones van desde intervenciones temporales, como las transformaciones de estacionamientos en zonas de estar, hasta algunas más radicales como la peatonalización parcial o total, la incorporación […]

Mercados, el alma de la ciudad | Aldo G. Facho Dede
01-06-2020 No Comments

Mercados, el alma de la ciudad | Aldo G. Facho Dede

Una de las enseñanzas más hermosas que guardo de mi madre y abuela es haber aprendido a hacer la compra en el mercado, ese maravilloso ritual que repetíamos cada semana, y que empezaba con el armado de la lista y la preparación del canasto. Ya en el mercado pasábamos por los puestos saludando a las “caseras” y “caseros”, y parábamos […]

Jane Jacobs and the humanization of the city | Martín Marcos
04-05-2018 No Comments

Jane Jacobs and the humanization of the city | Martín Marcos

In the last twelve months there was celebrated, in the majority of the cities of the world and with different actions, the centenary of the birth of Jane Jacobs, brilliant town planner and social activist that with his book “Death and life of the big cities” (1961) I change definitively the way of looking and analyzing the urban phenomena. Jane […]

The IInd Gaztapiles, an urban festival of art, music and gastronomy
17-10-2017 No Comments

The IInd Gaztapiles, an urban festival of art, music and gastronomy

¡¡Vuelve Gaztapiles!! Tras el éxito de su primera edición. El próximo 21 de octubre en los barrios de Gaztambide y Chamberí se celebrará Gaztapiles un festival urbano de arte, música y gastronomía donde la acción está tanto en la calle como en los locales del barrio. Exposiciones, performances, actuaciones musicales de blues, pop, world music, contemporánea, tap dance, cañas y tapas. Las actuaciones tendrán lugar en […]

The imaginary city
13-12-2016 No Comments

The imaginary city

The imaginary city. The decades of civil Spanish postwar period do not treat each other about a dead past, it is a question rather of a vision of the present. An inventory of indications probably they us can reveal what has happened. To re-compose the pieces, contextualizar the political and social reality that was living through the country, to be […]

Eco-Quartier Carnot-Verollot (I) en Ivry-sur-Seine | archikubik
03-06-2015 No Comments

Eco-Quartier Carnot-Verollot (I) en Ivry-sur-Seine | archikubik

The urban challenge of the project of this Echo neighborhood consists of re-stirring into action principally an area disconnected of the rest of the city by the impressive presence of the cemetery Parisien de Ivry. The project is approached as an authentic process of urban sewing, between a great set of housings to the north of the lot, and the […]

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 […]

Call for entries for the international ideas competition to convert 21,500 m2 of tracks in the centre of Bilbao into an underground section
31-07-2014 No Comments

Call for entries for the international ideas competition to convert 21,500 m2 of tracks in the centre of Bilbao into an underground section

Bilbao, the Basque city that is internationally renowned for its urban regeneration process sparked by Frank Ghery’s Guggenheim Museum, has convened an international ideas competition to recover 21,500 m2 occupied by the access tracks to its main station. It is the first edition of a competition specifically aimed at students and recent graduates in architecture, with a first prize of […]

Spontaneous architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga
14-04-2014 2 Comments

Spontaneous architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga

The values of the autoconstructed cities. The economy of the globalization, with the current crisis between his modals, drags without concessions to the contemporary company towards a major imbalance between classes; maybe forgotten in west but not much less in the emergent countries. This imbalance accentuates the borders between the city of the urbanism and what we might name the […]

Pescadería, a secret neighborhood in the centre city
06-03-2014 One Comment

Pescadería, a secret neighborhood in the centre city

The La Pescadería  neighborhood (his nearness to the Port, which initiates his unstoppable summit in the centuries XI-XIII, it was converting into the place of residence chosen by the whole people related somehow to the sea – finger to mention as curiosity that the today Big Canton was popularly called, until middle of s. The XIXth, Cantón da sardiña). This […]

World day of the architecture 2013 · The Pescadería in traffic (A Coruña)
04-10-2013 No Comments

World day of the architecture 2013 · The Pescadería in traffic (A Coruña)

The Architects’ Official College of Galicia will celebrate next October 7 the World day of the Architecture, which traditionally is celebrated on the first Monday of October. ” Culture – architecture” is the motto chosen by the UIA, wanting to emphasize the multitude of interpretations and illustrations that reflect the diversity, wealth, imagination and capacity of invention of the architects across his […]

Josep M. Huertas Claveria i els barris de Barcelona. Antologia de reportatges (1964-1975)
03-10-2013 No Comments

Josep M. Huertas Claveria i els barris de Barcelona. Antologia de reportatges (1964-1975)

Like two sides of the same coin, two books that describe the Barcelona of the seventies in a so brilliantly complementary way, have arrived to the bookstores. The first is the reissue of Barcelona pam pam, the guide where Alexandre Cirici pinpoints  artistic and historical values of the central city –we already reviewed here. The second is a compilation of […]

En La Corrala
31-01-2013 No Comments

En La Corrala

The documentary consists as a fresh air of Lavapiés’s neighborhood, which connects the only speech across more than twenty quiet testimonies, with diverse ramifications, which go from the education as form of intergenerational integration and prosperity, to the migration as constant, and changeable and modified flow, throughout the centuries, precisely in search of this prosperity, all this in relation with […]

Necropolis | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
18-01-2013 No Comments

Necropolis | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Models of architecture exist, tests before the final construction where they make concrete, contributing material and time, the terms that will allow to solve in a more suitable way the project. But also there exist anatomical, cartographic, playful models … that represent or serve to the life to scale. Arthur Nersesian, in his novel Staten Island, us presents a type of […]

José Luis Oyon. Neighborhood and daily life: the example of the popular neighborhoods of the Barcelona of period between the wars.
14-11-2012 No Comments

José Luis Oyon. Neighborhood and daily life: the example of the popular neighborhoods of the Barcelona of period between the wars.

Neighborhood and daily life: the example of the popular neighborhoods of the Barcelona of period between the wars. Jose Luis Oyon’s presentation. Architect and teacher of the Universitat Politècnica of Catalonia. Between his books it is necessary to stand out: historical Atlas of European cities; Barcelona, 1930: a social atlas; The belt rojinegro and The bankruptcy of the popular city. […]

Lérez Cultural Center | Jorge Rodríguez+José María Soto
11-10-2012 No Comments

Lérez Cultural Center | Jorge Rodríguez+José María Soto

The Lérez Cultural Centre is an equipment comunitario edificado on the plot in which it situated  the ancient teleclub, of the cual conserves  his main façade. His ending supposes the culmination of a long process characterised by the strong implication vecinal, that sued the return of this inmueble, enajenado during the Franco regime, from does decades, for his utilisation like […]

Proxecto Lavadores
25-04-2011 1,465 Comments

Proxecto Lavadores

During the first-half of the 20th century, the world called  Lavadores for the 39.000 inhabitants of the parishes of Teis, Santa Cristina, Candeán, Cabral, Bembrive, Beade, Valadares and Zamáns. Eight cores of population in which during decades latió the heart that promoted the strength of the industrial machinery of Vigo. The hand of work that consolidated the entramado fabril vigués […]

Dance in the canteen of house
31-12-2010 48 Comments

Dance in the canteen of house

The past day 5 concluded in Barcelona a very particular show, that had by stage the living rooms of some neighbours of the neighbourhood in which it finds  the theatre of the Mercat of them Flors. A formula that pretends to boost the participation of the people in what it occurs in his city and that like contrapartida, supposes a […]

R-evolución Coruña
10-11-2010 28 Comments

R-evolución Coruña

Three decades to it sum, even far less to a great extent of cases, have passed between these photograph couples with which Xosé Castro rescues the recent report of the city. In the Kiosk Alfonso and until 9 January can find and almost contemplate three hundred examples more for the game of the comparisons. They are urban spaces transformed, with […]

Cine en la Pescaderia. La Coruña
28-04-2010 1,314 Comments

Cine en la Pescaderia. La Coruña

Such as a way of doing visible ways and logics of The Chip shop in comparison to the leisure generalista specific to the Centre, sets out to the reach of one or several films in singular locations of the neighbourhood, promoting the assistance of neighbours to this “Cinema in the Neighbourhood” right in the centre. In the previous weeks to […]

Los Vacíos Urbanos
30-03-2010 49 Comments

Los Vacíos Urbanos

Where we live? How we live? And above all, as it affect us? We care about spaces. The city. The citizen. Neighborhoods. The territory. The architecture. Society. The dialogue that established between these characters and the way how they affect each other. Learning to be critical about the place we inhabit. Engage with our environment. Sometimes we understand the criticism […]

Repensar Bonpastor
10-02-2010 1,480 Comments

Repensar Bonpastor

The objective of “Rethinking Bonpastor” is the proposal elaboration for the remodelling of the popular neighbourhood of Bon Herdsman in Barcelona. It is a question of an international realm idea contest, open to all disciplines and in which will be able to participate so much professionals, such as students. It is especially focused to those concerned individuals in the architecture, town […]

SB10mad. Edificación sostenible. Revitalización y rehabilitación de barrios
19-01-2010 28 Comments

SB10mad. Edificación sostenible. Revitalización y rehabilitación de barrios

The Regional International Conference SB10mad ” Sustainable Building. Revitalization and Rehabilitation of districts “, is one of the preparatory events of the World Sustainable Building Conference, SB2011 Helsinki. The SB10mad Conference is specially focussed on the Mediterranean area since it shares a series of common features, climatic and technological as well as historical and social, that deserve a particular vision within a necessary global […]

Heritage. Orcasitas
03-09-2009 72 Comments

Heritage. Orcasitas

From finals of the 19th century and beginnings of the 20th century the attraction that exerted Madrid to the people of the half rural next, did that the big alluviums of immigrants finished generating a grave problem of homelessness. The precarious districts and insalubres that went appearing of spontaneous and anarchic way in the urban perimeter, of special way in […]

Heritage. Maris Stella, the “torn churc”
02-08-2009 44 Comments

Heritage. Maris Stella, the “torn churc”

In Orcasitas, inside Pradolongo’s park there is a ruin that stands out for his unexpected presence and for his lamentable condition. The oldest of the zone know her for the torn church. During the Civil war it suffered damages and in these moments there is fallen of badly preserved that is. The church is called Maris Stella and it was […]