Bauhaus and Brussels are an uneasy mix. Walter Gropius, the founder of the Bauhaus art school, which shaped design in the 20th century, declared that a building “must be true to itself...
The outer borders of the EU, erected to control migratory flows from the African continent, have taken on a hypertechnological, highly refined nature.
Regulations, policies, and bureaucratic hurdles imposed by the EU prevent immigrants from arriving in Europe by safe means of transport.
“The suburbs are the place where energy is in the city—in the good, in the bad,” said Renzo Piano in 2015. Old left-right distinctions are fading as class identities break down. The big-tent party families, the social democrats and Christian de
Architecture is center, life is periphery. We associate the European city with the medieval quarters and the extensions of the 19th century, but most of the population lives in the peripheries. The political and social will to improve the everyday li
The endeavor to improve the typology and energy properties of obsolete buildings, whilst preserving their formal virutes, defines an altogether new way of regarding heritage.
Victor Hugo said that the history of a civilization is not written in monuments, but in its sewers. Nowadays, these sewers are borders between nations, boundaries heated up by friction between unequal economies and cultures, which end up igniting. Eu
Europe today is a landscape without figures, a garden marked out by empty pedestals. The heroes have abandoned their podiums and wander about in the summer, oblivious to the buzz of the crowd. A century ago, Europe’s leaders acted out a grand guignol
Europe today is a landscape without figures, a garden marked out by empty pedestals. The heroes have abandoned their podiums and wander about, oblivious to the buzz of the crowd. A century ago, Europe’s leaders acted out a grand guignol that did not
The economic crisis has been a catalyst for the international projection of emerging Spanish architects, who are seeking new work opportunities in Europe.