Tag: material

Maite Sainz de la Maza Benet - Macari de Torres Mestres · Fetdeterra | Innovative Earth Projects and Products
10-01-2019 No Comments

Maite Sainz de la Maza Benet – Macari de Torres Mestres · Fetdeterra | Innovative Earth Projects and Products

Today we travel to Lleida (Catalonia, Spain) to chat with Maite Sainz de la Maza, architect and Macari de Torres, geologist engineer, founders of Fetdeterra | Innovative Earth Projects and Products. They are “Technical specialists in land architecture and accredited consultants in eco-innovation, product design and technological development.” They have worked with users, technicians and manufacturers since the first phases of […]

Grupo Ineltron SLU Offices | as-built Arquitectura
10-10-2018 No Comments

Grupo Ineltron SLU Offices | as-built Arquitectura

Combination of textures and materials contrasting the warmth of the wood with the hardness of concrete and raw steel, playing with different luminosities, achieving a renewed and attractive set in response to the initial state. The challenge posed by this narrow and dismal place was to obtain a representative space for the main headquarters of the company INELTRON, and that […]

The moral condition of the materials | Javier Mozas
21-09-2018 No Comments

The moral condition of the materials | Javier Mozas

Mies van der Rohe tenía la creencia de que el arte de la construcción debía de basarse en los materiales. En el programa docente que envió a Henry T. Heald, decano del Instituto Armour (más tarde se convertiría en el Instituto de Tecnología de Illinois), el 10 de diciembre de 1937, incluía tres categorías, Medios, Fines y Planificación-Creación. Mies van […]

María Martínez Moreno · MatMap, building materials looking for a new life
12-07-2018 No Comments

María Martínez Moreno · MatMap, building materials looking for a new life

Given the need (and moral obligation) to direct the architecture to the highest standards of sustainability (read here from the set that includes the economy, society and ecology) arise new projects such as MatMap. A platform to give a second to the discarded materials generated in the construction and created by the young architect from Alicante María Martínez Moreno. This […]

Slate, natural stone
17-05-2018 No Comments

Slate, natural stone

“Building and thinking are always, each in their own way, inescapable for living” Heidegger said and from that premise part of popular architecture showing a faithful reflection of a way of life and traditions attached to their people and their territory. This architecture, a heritage that is preserved, in large part, thanks to the durability of the materials of the area and […]

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 […]

Deployé | Elías Cueto
23-11-2015 41 Comments

Deployé | Elías Cueto

The deployé is a transformed metal-worker, a product obtained from a simple flat sheet of steel to which a few longitudinal cuts are practised to stretch it later in the direction perpendicular to the above mentioned cuts. Of this form a new sheet is obtained, with form of enrrejado and up to five times more light. This technology uses for […]

Street furniture made with recycled plastic | Ecoproyecta
07-01-2015 No Comments

Street furniture made with recycled plastic | Ecoproyecta

Ecoproyecta has designed a few banks and tables type picnic that they are made by profiles of plastic recycled (Ecorenova company). This one is a resistant, stable material and that does not need any type of maintenance. It comes from the valuation of the packings that we we all separate in the yellow containers, and that after a process of selection […]

about tables & other things
13-05-2014 No Comments

about tables & other things

The young person designer vigués, bought property in London, with a work that is extensively published and exposed in the whole world, will inaugurate with a conference, his exhibition of furniture and objects about tables & other things. As honoring to his land of origin, and with the complicity of the Company SIRVENT, there has wanted to confront the project of […]

Materfad, material Center
07-04-2014 No Comments

Materfad, material Center

Desde esta semana la base de datos de materiales innovadores de Materfad se puede consultar de manera totalmente libre y gratuita: más de 2000 materiales, información técnica, detalles de aplicaciones, información de contacto, un almacén de materiales favoritos y muchas funcionalidades más, al alcance de cualquier usuario interesado en descubrir nuevos materiales. La base de datos, la primera de estas […]

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 […]

What do I put you finish? | Pedro Hernández
06-01-2014 One Comment

What do I put you finish? | Pedro Hernández

Recently in the blog of La Ciudad Viva have appeared a couple of post that I am provided that to think and wanted to transmit an attempt of relation of concepts that me have appeared. Everything begins with interview by Stepien y Barno to Alejandro Aravena, where they ask: Question: It is clear that the model Elemental works excellently in […]

Repair of the structure of cover and construction of new vault of the church of San Salvador of Taragoña | Pernas Varela Arquitectos
27-11-2013 No Comments

Repair of the structure of cover and construction of new vault of the church of San Salvador of Taragoña | Pernas Varela Arquitectos

Se renueva la bóveda interior de la iglesia parroquial de San Salvador de Taragoña en Rianxo. La necesidad de la obra se origina por el fallo estructural de la bóveda existente, de tabicón de ladrillo hueco doble, que presentaba deformaciones en su geometría y una grieta que la recorría a lo largo de toda la nave principal. Esta bóveda había […]

The translucent house, of Alfons Soldevila | Halldóra Arnardóttir - Javier Sanchez Merina
13-09-2013 2 Comments

The translucent house, of Alfons Soldevila | Halldóra Arnardóttir – Javier Sanchez Merina

In what way can architect investigate freely with ideas that re-define the domestic environment? There exists the client ready to carry out such experiments? Nubes Rosas The translucent house, of Alfons Soldevila. The construction of an experimental house Alfons Soldevila, project teacher of the Technical Top School of Architecture of Barcelona, has examined the topic of the housing, proposing a […]

Workshop natural construction
20-05-2013 No Comments

Workshop natural construction

This workshop on revestimentos constitutes the second one of a series of specific courses that we are activating from Social Habitat, and that are orientated to the recovery and diffusion of natural traditional technologies (straw, adobe, vegetable covers, etc.). It is a question of systems experienced with a long path (not always place) that in the last decades were displaced […]

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 […]

Modern architecture | bRijUNi
01-03-2013 3 Comments

Modern architecture | bRijUNi

The modern thing, or probably the new thing, always has happened for being something good. One wanted or was chasing to be modern, or it to seem, until it fell down in the account of which the modern thing was yesterday and which the sigh of the present was inasible, and the aspiration of modernity, also. The history and the […]

Towers and skyscraper. From Babel to Dubai.
29-10-2012 No Comments

Towers and skyscraper. From Babel to Dubai.

The exhibition offers a tour for the history of the construction of towers and skyscraper, departing from the myth of the tower of Babel, a construction that was defying the natural laws and the divine power and that was a source of inspiration for European painters from the 13th century the XIXth, up to the skyscrapers projected in the 21st […]

Unplugged
13-04-2012 691 Comments

Unplugged

Call: Applications are open for the first edition of the summer design workshop “UNPLUGGED”, a project by Zeroundicipiù, Cultural Association for Contemporary Architecture based in Turin. Objective: to develop a design method based on the acknowledgment and the expression of the architectonical value of construction materials. Participants will be asked to face the “little urban shelter” theme, starting from the […]

Recycled enveloping | Íñigo García Odiaga
10-10-2010 245 Comments

Recycled enveloping | Íñigo García Odiaga

The car symbol yesteryear of freedom, mobility and achievements staffs, is had become current affairs in the icon of an ecological revolution. The electric car is the new sustainable paradise and this new vision of the individual vehicle allows to certain architectures able to using these pseudo-advertising executives messages to generate new buildings that they add all these subject matters. […]

TECU ARCHITECTURE AWARD 2010
12-03-2010 44 Comments

TECU ARCHITECTURE AWARD 2010

Within the frame of the TECU® ARCHITECTURE AWARD 2010, outstanding works and projects are awarded a prize from the architectural point of view, built from the year 2007 with the material TECU or projected such as a work of study with reference to the material copper. Decisive for the assessment are both the architectural comprehensive concept and the specific to […]

SICO 2010
20-01-2010 339 Comments

SICO 2010

The International Building Galicia, SICO, to be held in Vigo from 18 to 21 March 2010, is presented as the lever for braking face up to living the sector for two years. The event, which will serve as a starting point for the recovery of the construction industry, this year bet on innovation, rehabilitation and sustainability as key concepts to […]