Tag: economía urbana

Percepciones del espacio público | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte
04-09-2020 No Comments

Percepciones del espacio público | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

La ciudad ha sido considerada un elemento determinante en la conducta de los individuos. En este contexto, adquiere vital importancia el estudio sobre las cuestiones relativas a la percepción y lectura del espacio público como máxima expresión de la interacción unívoca ciudad-individuo. Existe en las ciudades un componente sintáctico, relativo a la morfología y a las características físicas; y uno […]

Cronópolis, bajo la sombra de Detroit | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte
15-05-2020 No Comments

Cronópolis, bajo la sombra de Detroit | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

En 1960, J. G. Ballard escribe “Cronópolis”, un relato de ciencia ficción que muestra el proceso de degradación de una gran ciudad en un inquietante futuro. Se trata de una ciudad en la que ha sido abolida (y prohibida) la medida del tiempo. No existen los relojes, no existe la dimensión temporal de cualquier acción personal. Esto viene derivado de […]

Shaping Cities in an Urban Age
29-01-2019 No Comments

Shaping Cities in an Urban Age

Where will I live in fifty years? What are the advantages and disadvantages of residing in a city? How will cities change and evolve in that time and how should planners prepare for that evolution? For all those who are interested in these issues, whether students, academics, professionals or readers in general, Phaidon’s new book, Shaping Cities in an Urban […]

Tamarit Apartament | RAS Arquitectura
11-10-2017 No Comments

Tamarit Apartament | RAS Arquitectura

The project takes place in a long, narrow and stately apartment whose façade connects to the access street via an elegant bow-window and to a large but not very attractive interior courtyard through a gallery. In between, 140 square meters to resolve more or less conventional housing requirements. Two key strategies drive the design as a whole. The first is […]

Terramotourism
17-01-2017 No Comments

Terramotourism

On 1 November 1755 an earthquake destroyed the city of Lisbon. Its impact was such that it displaced man from the center of creation. Its ruins legitimized Enlightened Despotism. Lisbon today is trembling again, shaken by a tourist earthquake that transforms the city at cruising speed. Its impact displaces the inhabitant of the center of the city. What new absolutisms will […]

Apartment Tibbaut | RAS Arquitectura
02-11-2016 No Comments

Apartment Tibbaut | RAS Arquitectura

The project is carried out in an underground space near the sea, with barely any outside lighting and in serious humidity conditions. However, the interior of the simply-built, very small structure — barely 55m2 — had a real monumental look, presided over by two octagonal stone pillars from which domes and vaults rise to cover the space and bear 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 […]

The victory of the cities
03-10-2011 57 Comments

The victory of the cities

Edward Glaeser realizes a singing to the city in the learned one and simultaneously agile agreement of urbanism and urbanity. This singing to the city as such – the title is that of The victory of the city, not ” of the cities ” since it says that of the Castilian version – insists on the importance of promoting the […]