Located in the far eastern part of Alcudia Bay, Colonia de Sant Pere is a spot which does not go by the usual standards of beauty, picturesqueness, and quality demanded by the elite tourists who visit the island of Mallorca. Nevertheless, as much its
On the same plot where the Vallès School of Architecture goes up, the project won a competition in which three challenges were posed: to provide accommodation for architecture students, to achieve the Minergie Swiss energy certification (staying belo
Renzo Piano has designed an elemental ergonomic house, built with wood and incorporating a sophisticated mesh of installations that guarantees the inhabitant’s energy self-reliance.
Industrialized and portable, this house conceived as a small self-sufficient machine has the capacity to colonize different kinds of places, from natural enclaves to city centers.
The new student residence in León, designed by the Madrid-based architects Teodoro Núñez and Almudena Ribot, seeks maximum advantage of space using strategies to combine programs and optimize resources. The rooms are distributed on the perimeter of a
Building an object of contemporary image and technology and inserting it in nature without domesticating it is a gesture closer to art than to the tradition of ‘building a house’ as the act of appropriating a place; closer to rising over the ground a
The construction of the FDE Public Schools is part of a program promoted by the Government of the State of São Paulo. All the schools have in common a construction system based on the use of industrialized components that facilitate the construction
En los terrenos suburbanos de Santiago de Chile se encuentra la parcela donde se sitúa este refugio unifamiliar. Una casa que se aleja del ruido de la ruta Panamericana para asimilar el ritmo pausado de los caminos rurales, delimitada por altos arbus
La paja, material utilizado desde la antigüedad en la construcción, sobre todo en cubiertas y en muros —a partir del apilamiento de fardos—, ha encontrado una nueva forma de posicionarse en el exigente mercado inmobiliario del siglo XXI. La fabricaci
Frente a la concatenación de espacios públicos que une la antigua trama de Carabanchel con su bosque, a través del nuevo ensanche urbano, el edificio se comprime sobre los bordes sureste y suroeste de la parcela para permitir el máximo soleamiento ta
The deputy vice-president of the government of Navarre, José María Aierdi, and the secretary-general for Urban Agenda and Housing of Spain's central government in Madrid, Iñaqui Carnicero, presided over an encounter with the construction sector as a
At a time when the term ‘industrialization,’ applied to architecture, is used over and over without regard for the times it is our lot to live, we have to try to take this specification into account. We can look at industrialization from different an
Recent times have been closely bound to cement production and cheap energy sources, but only industrialization will enable us to meet the environmental challenges of today.