Tag: urbanismo sostenible

EQUIciuDAD. The equity like guarantor of the sustainable city
12-12-2012 No Comments

EQUIciuDAD. The equity like guarantor of the sustainable city

This book not only is a physical object, a physical edition that forms an effort of collective investigation I half-close to the Equity as backbone of an architecture and more sustainable urbanism. It possesses in addition contributions of out-standing investigators as Manu Fernandez, Domenico di Siena, M-Etxea, VIC, Carlos Cámara, Eva Morales, Fermina Garrida, Iñaki Alonso, Manuel Borobio, etc.. Concerning […]

Notebook of New York (y VII) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
16-08-2012 No Comments

Notebook of New York (y VII) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from… Last day of the trip coincided with the visit to the Museum of the City, a building near the Guggenheim projected in 1932 by Joseph H. Freedlander with an neocolonial architecture neocolonial so different from the concebida for Wright in the first half of century. There, like a magnificent closing of the voyage, there was showing himself the sample The […]

Notebook of New York (VI) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
07-08-2012 No Comments

Notebook of New York (VI) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from In the book Great Streets, Allan B. Jacobs dedicates the second part to compiling a series of «streets that they teach». Between them the Fifth Avenue, at a height of Central Park. Jacobs aims that «Both the park and the street seem of easy access». Concerning the Fifth Avenue they turn out to be different of the principal museums of New […]

Notebook of New York (V) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
07-08-2012 No Comments

Notebook of New York (V) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from The fingerprint of the teachers remains indelible in the plot of New York. To the distant and passionate presence of Le Corbusier, from his provocative initiation visit of up to his retreat with the disenchantment for the building of the UN in 1947, adds those of other teachers, between them both paradigms of the architectural modernity. Frank Lloyd Wright […]

The city of the children, Francesco Tonucci (Frato) | Cristina García-Rosales
18-07-2012 No Comments

The city of the children, Francesco Tonucci (Frato) | Cristina García-Rosales

The contemporary cities, specially the megalópolis, that is to say those who are excessively big and dispersed, have been designed traditionally for that male that we consider to be healthy, active, productive and motorized. In them the car is the one that occupies first place and in his center children do not meet. And they are not seen, because they […]

Notebook of New York (IV) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
06-07-2012 One Comment

Notebook of New York (IV) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from The High Line supposes the meeting with the city of the 30s – decade in the one that constructed the air line of railroad herself to avoid the dangerousness of sharing the street with the pedestrians – and the Nueva York of the 21st century, when the routes – in disuse from 1980-were claimed by the citizens. It is […]

Notebook of New York (III) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
21-06-2012 One Comment

Notebook of New York (III) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from For Le Corbusier, the skyscrapers of New York were too small. – they are not big enough – he said, answering to the journalists who interviewed it in the MoMA, within a few hours of his arrival to the United States in 1935. Surprised by the observation, they will attend to the explanation of the architect, developed later […]

Notebook of New York (II) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
17-06-2012 One Comment

Notebook of New York (II) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from Geography and geometry have been intimately joined from the origins of the urbanism. Across the geometry the planning of the cultures became simple, and also the construction of the city. The plot reticulada not only allows the control of the present – and the assumption of the past – but it shelters the future growth, theoretically immensely. The […]

Notebook of New York (I) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
16-06-2012 2 Comments

Notebook of New York (I) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

The trip to a city known always is a fascinating experience. Even more if it is a question of a destination chased for time, which visit turns into an ansíada put and, at the same time, in the beginning of new reflections and trips in the space and the time, that they extend and recall the own experience. These days […]

The Retired City. Pau Faus
20-03-2012 46 Comments

The Retired City. Pau Faus

‘The Retired City’ is a book about the self-constructed allotment gardens by retired citizens on the periphery of Barcelona (Spain). The work is organized as a dictionary and reflects, through photographies and texts by several authors, on the variety of aspects around this widespread informal urban phenomenon. To explore and understand these gardens is a way to approach one of […]

¿Cómo salvar la ciudad? | Gema Santamaría
24-11-2011 10 Comments

¿Cómo salvar la ciudad? | Gema Santamaría

” The cities are the major destroyer of the ecosystem and the major threat for the survival of the man on the planet ” (Richard Rogers, Ciudades para un pequeño planeta.)1 Throwing the sight behind I remember with nostalgia when the city was alive, when it was transmitting emotions, it was a prolongation of the housing, a place of meeting. […]

Jane Jacobs: Parting Words (2007)
24-05-2011 86 Comments

Jane Jacobs: Parting Words (2007)

It was the divulging scientific, theoretical one of the urbanism and political – social Canadian activist born in The United States. I show them here a video on one of the last public interventions of a very influential activist in favor of the transformation of the conception of the urbanism in the United States to achieve new spaces for the […]

Ciudades habitables, Ciudades de futuro
15-03-2010 33 Comments

Ciudades habitables, Ciudades de futuro

LA CASA ENCENDIDA. MADRID.Desde on March 16. The inhabitable Cities exhibition, Cities of future has the aim to announce main characteristics and problems of the city, promoting the analysis, reflection and assessment of the existing models and raising awareness of the need and importance of the change towards more sustainable models. Evolving towards sustainable lifestyles requires necessarily to question our […]