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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 […]

From Bauhaus to Our House
17-12-2013 No Comments

From Bauhaus to Our House

Wolfe criticizes the trends of the modern architecture for avoiding any external ornamentation. It praises architects as Louis Sullivan who, from ends of the 19th century up to his death in 1924, constructed a good number of adorned buildings. He directs his critique the International Style and the Modern Movement exemplified in architects as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Him. Ludwig […]

Good Design Award 2009
18-01-2010 72 Comments

Good Design Award 2009

In 1950 Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames and Egar Kaufmann, Jr founded prizes Good DesignTM in Chicago to select and emphasize the best designs and products, ideas more innovative, inventions more original and visionaries of all the industrial and graphic fields of design. In 2009, and in spite of the crisis have been received in Chicago Atheneum a record […]