Tag: ecología

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 […]

Alberto Corral Corral · Ubuild, a new construction system in wood
31-10-2019 No Comments

Alberto Corral Corral · Ubuild, a new construction system in wood

We have seen how the architects these years have recovered and covered diverse fields of work, even explored in some less common ones such as research and development of products or systems, mainly populated by other professionals. Although I+D is an area that has not been very prolific in architecture lately, we find some cases such as the Galician architect, […]

Ecological urban planning in Latin America
22-10-2019 No Comments

Ecological urban planning in Latin America

Mohsen Mostafavi, Gareth Doherty, Marina Correia, Ana María Durán Calisto and Luis Valenzuela (eds.) “Ecological urbanism is an initiative of the Graduate School of Design of Harvard University that understands the project as a synthesis capable of connecting ecology and urbanism. The initiative tries to reveal imaginative and practical methods to address climate change and sustainability in the urban environment, understanding […]

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 […]

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, […]

XI BIAU - Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial
27-12-2018 No Comments

XI BIAU – Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial

The CALL FOR WORKS FOR THE XI IBEROAMERICAN BIENNIAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING IS NOW OPENO (XI BIAU). The biennial will be held in Asunción (Paraguay) in October 2019 and will show the way of living in Latin America from everyday life. Last Monday, December 17th, Casa América was presented, coinciding with the celebration of the II Ibero-American Congress […]

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 […]

The million-dollar machine and the joy of architecture | Luis Gil Pita
05-11-2018 No Comments

The million-dollar machine and the joy of architecture | Luis Gil Pita

On the adequacy of a public space in the Tilos. Teo 2018. Eduardo Cruz Aguiar. “I always liked to talk about architecture as fun; if it is not done happily it is not Architecture. This joy is precisely the Architecture, the satisfaction that is felt. The emotion of Architecture makes us smile, it makes us laugh. Not life”. Alejandro de […]

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 […]

Formats | Íñigo García Odiaga
17-09-2018 No Comments

Formats | Íñigo García Odiaga

Often one thinks that the formatos only give response to the dimensions of the sheets, the linens or the frames, establishing relations between his different dimensions. Thus the dimensions of the paper are organized to industrial level, being based on the number v2 to establish all the relations between the parts and everything. The format is understood therefore as an […]

Cristina Aparicio · Cleoveo, bio articles that grow with your baby
19-04-2018 No Comments

Cristina Aparicio · Cleoveo, bio articles that grow with your baby

In this new delivery of beacon, we continue knowing the projects in which there have embarked and focused some of our companions. Because of it today we move up to Valladolid to know Cristina Aparicio, who decided to found Cleoveo, his own project inside the textile sector, and focused on the infantile mode. This arquitecta, licensed in 2004 by the High […]

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 architecture in a climate of change. A guide for the sustainable design
11-05-2017 No Comments

The architecture in a climate of change. A guide for the sustainable design

The architecture in a climate of change. A guide for the sustainable design. The building construction is specially involved in the emission of carbon dioxide, and it is suitable that his design and construction is a basic factor in the offensive for mitigating the effects of the climate change. In the new conception of the buildings the integrated design is […]

Urbanismo Lento | Íñigo García Odiaga
11-11-2016 173 Comments

Urbanismo Lento | Íñigo García Odiaga

The construction of the city was historically a process slow and based on the apilamiento of strata. On the Roman city the medieval one was arising, Arabic or Jewish later and of chronological form all the urban forms typical of every epoch. In the middle of the 20th century, it gave beginning for against an expansive urbanism, of unlimited growth. […]

GBCe · Free tools for ecological evaluation of buildings
19-05-2016 No Comments

GBCe · Free tools for ecological evaluation of buildings

GBCe (Green Building Council España) is an organisation committed to powering building sector transformation towards sustainability, promoting those initiatives that provide internationally updated and comparable methods and tools, allowing fair assessment and evaluation of buildings’ sustainability. Following this commitment, GBCe holds agreements with international environmental rating tools, looking for a greater integration of the principles of sustainability, energy efficiency and […]

Maps in white | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
25-03-2016 No Comments

Maps in white | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

In 1876 it was publishing for the first time “The Hunting of the Snark“, Lewis Carroll‘s poem with Henry Holyday‘s illustrations. Between a series of drawings loaded with ink, there appears as a revelation the chart “Ocean Chart”, a luck of map that includes the obligatory orientations or the scale, but without visible information in his interior: without vestiges of […]

Utopia or interescalaridad | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
22-06-2015 No Comments

Utopia or interescalaridad | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

In 1974 Mariano Bayón interviews an Alejandro of the Jack isolated from the Academy, the margin already of the cultural paraphernalia of the architecture, an environment of the one that is separated voluntarily: “I will write something in a builders’ magazine, for builders” 1. Undoubtedly, the interest of Jack for the questions you will discipline they remove him from a […]

The IXth BIAU. New Geografías. Latin-American contexts
30-12-2014 No Comments

The IXth BIAU. New Geografías. Latin-American contexts

The newspaper of The Biennial Latin-American IXth of Architecture and Urbanism carried out in October, 2014 in Rosario’s city, Argentina, gathers 30 works rewarded in the present edition, chosen between more than 1.000 presented offers. The above mentioned works suppose a reflection of the best projects of architecture and of urban design that incorporate the contexts and the social, technological […]

Agronautas
27-11-2014 One Comment

Agronautas

There exist expositions, manners of life and ways of doing that they propose a relation more balanced between the human being and the planet. The majority of they, nevertheless, they neither have been developed by big companies nor have presupposed governmental high places. In many cases it is a question, on the contrary, of anonymous persons organized in networks, of […]

Towards Biology
20-11-2014 No Comments

Towards Biology

Towards Biology is a piece created in collaboration with Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura for the exhibition “Time, Space, Existence” held at Palazzo Bembo within the framework of the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale. In Towards Biology we consider abstractly, from the exhibition’s perspective, the values of La Fábrica, creative epicenter and space of the Taller de Arquitectura from the mid-1970s […]

Urban TV 2014. The XIIth International Festival of Cinema and Television on Urban Life and Ecology
07-11-2014 No Comments

Urban TV 2014. The XIIth International Festival of Cinema and Television on Urban Life and Ecology

Una programación multidisciplinar llena de proyecciones, debates, visitas y safaris urbanos con un único objetivo: hablar de la vida y la ecología de las ciudades. URBAN TV arranca con la entrega de premios a las producciones más destacadas, en un año en el que se han presentado más de 300 producciones audiovisuales de 48 países diferentes. Una ceremonia que intenta […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The architecture, the science and Charles Jencks | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
23-05-2013 No Comments

The architecture, the science and Charles Jencks | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

The architecture, the science and Charles Jencks The paradigm of the complexity applied in the architecture and his expression in the conceptual binomial geometry and complexity arises during the decade of the 60, contrary to Charles Jencks’s position that places it at the end of the 20th century and beginning of the XXIst. The tour of this binomial starts in […]

From the isothermal box to the sustainable organism… | Rodrigo Almonacid
22-04-2013 No Comments

From the isothermal box to the sustainable organism… | Rodrigo Almonacid

In 1993, the prestigious architect and critical Finn Juhani Pallasmaa, was formulating an idea of refoundation of the Architecture on the basis of a return to the origins of the discipline, appealing to the ecology as companion of trip of the future architects: “I cannot imagine another desirable perspective in the future that a form of ecological life, in which […]

100 years of architecture and design in Germany
20-02-2013 One Comment

100 years of architecture and design in Germany

The exhibition 100 Years of Architecture and Design in Germany is organized by the Museum of Architecture of the Technical University of Munich and the IFA, Intituto de Relacións Internacionais, Stuttgart. It was concebida to commemorate the centenary of the Deustscher Werkbund, the mythical German League of Workshops founded in 1907 by 12 artists and architects, together with 12 factories […]