1943 (Chicago, Illinois, United States) -
The words ‘resilience’ and ‘sustainability’ are clichés which dominate urbanism today. Everyone is for them, whatever they mean: the United Nations, the Rockefeller Foundation, the builders of Masdar, indeed most builders, tout the pair to legitimate
When they are misused, digital media can come to separate human knowledge from the manual, direct, and repetition-based learning on which the crafts have always been founded.
The value of the book lies mainly in how it considers the dwelling an essential component of the city, and in how it proposes a reading of the city from the angle of its residential fabrics. It is a mature, synthetic reflection that compiles the best
Two centuries ago, Immanuel Kant observed, almost in passing, that "the hand is the window of the mind". Modern science has tried to confirm this fruitful idea, as has art and, in many ways, architecture as well. But while for the former the study of
El historiador Joseph Rykwert recordará siempre la primavera de 1996: apareció su libro The Dancing Column y recibió un caluroso homenaje de colegas y discípulos en su 75 cumpleaños. Dicho homenaje, celebrado en la Universidad de Pensilvania, consist