Las Plastic Chairs de Charles y Ray Eames se encuentran entre los diseños más importantes de la historia del mueble. Tras su presentación inicial en el concurso "Low Cost Furniture Design" (Diseño de muebles de bajo coste) organizado por el Museo de
Designed by Orio Guimerá and Jinco, Font Barcelona’s 5.1 series of lighting mechanisms consists of plaques of brushed stainless steel that can come with specific, madeto-order frames and colors.
Granite Silky Mat, the steel company Arcelor Mittal’s new line of galvanized steel panels for cladding facades, comes in two matte finishes and eleven colors.
The Swiss firm Forster Profile Systems sells its solution for glazing and windows featuring Forster Unico XS thermal insulation and steel profiles, which are ideal for use in restoring historical buildings. The CDL Group is the exclusive distributor
The firm GKD makes and markets stainless steel meshes in a wide variety of geometrical patterns, degrees of transparency, and finishes, and with a range of fixing systems compatible with conventional facades.
Thanks to its three-layer technology, the Colorcoat Prisma panel of factory-primed steel manufactured by the company Tatasteel guarantees a thirty-year durability and fifteen years of color stability.
The Glassfit CC-791 solution offered by the company Comenza makes it possible to install perfectly aligned glass balustrades in balconies and terraces, thanks to a series of stainless steel fittings.
The Marinilla Educational Park offers the community a space where its cultural identities can be expressed, acknowledged, promoted, and preserved. The building was conceived as a place where the typical activities of the Paisa culture – planting, pla
Logs, also serving as wood to light the fire, are situated on the steel bars, constantly transforming the appearance of this pavilion for the Signal outdoor music festival. The studio participated in the whole process from its design to its construct
This hub is located on a small vacant corner plot. The bloody demonstrations that brought democracy to Korea in 1980 had been forged in a now non-existent bookshop on the same corner, and this fact inspired the idea of building a simple manifesto of
The accidental fall of a young boy into an abyss of Rome’s Esquiline Hill in the 15th century revealed that cavities until then believed to be natural were partly buried vestiges of the Domus Aurea, Nero’s lavish villa, which his successors had hidde
In Barbatáin, a hamlet belonging to the Navarre municipality of Cedea de Galar, rises the headquarters of Archivos Tecnológicos de Navarra (Atecna), built by Daniel Galar, Josecho Vélaz, Javier Gil Ayesa, and Iñigo Beguiristain. Atecna’s rapid growth
The steel structure rests on a stone podium with floors measuring 60x60m on an orthogonal 12x12m module until reaching a height of more than 350 m. Every 12 stories, a double mezzanine is resolved by large Vierendeel trusses...
The project ‘Between Cathedrals’ sought to carry out an intervention worthy of the most significant location in the history of Cadiz, the oldest city of the West: the empty space between the Old and New Cathedrals, facing the sea. The objectives were
The curving forms stretching from both sides of a railyard in the city of Colorado Springs connect the US Olympic & Paralympic Museum, a work of Diller Scofidio + Renfro that opened in 2020, to America the Beautiful Park. Also designed by DS+R, t
Southeast of Nantes – in the municipality of Bouguenais, which belongs to the French cantón of Rezé – rises this building by IDOM – Gohar Manrique San Pedro, Inés López Taberna, Iñaki Garai – which ensued from winning a competition to improve the cit
The expansion of a nineteenth-century townhouse in the heart of Ghent resulted in a second house – a ‘summer house’ marked out by a precise modular frame of steel sections, overgrown with grapevines, that sits in the irregular outdoor space alongside
This set of gardens was designed and built for the 11th Sharjah Biennial, directed by the Japanese curator Yuko Hasegawa. After developing a strategy to urbanize the existing heritage area of Sharjah, the design proposed a set of pavilions that compl
Steel production accounts for around seven per cent of humanity’s greenhouse-gas emissions. There are two reasons for this startling fact. First, steel is made using metallurgic methods that our Iron Age forebears would find familiar; second, it is p
Heretofore Arles was known for its Roman amphitheater, the same one that Aldo Rossi mentioned as an example of urban permanence. Henceforth – and as a symbol of there really being nothing permanent – the historical and rather depressed city of Arles
Visitors to the structure, located in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards complex, will no longer be able to enter alone, but its protective barriers will not be raised. The Vessel, the labyrinth of staircases at Hudson Yards that closed four months ago after s
Norrland is the largest of Sweden’s three historical “lands”. It spans the top half of the country and is sparsely populated, the more so the farther north you go. The few people who live there have long relied for work on mining, the army and forest
The architect Frank Gehry will unveil his latest blockbuster building—a soaring twisting geometric tower covered with 11,000 stainless steel panels—at Luma Arles this summer, the 27-acre cultural campus in the southern French town of Arles spearheade
There has has been plenty of incentive, through refurbishments and renovations, to adapt buildings to the general need for energy efficiency and sustainability, and of late also to gear domestic spaces for periods of pandemic. Under the banner of ‘Bu
Packaged in boxes of 2.5 x 2 meters, the shelter designed by Ikea for refugee camps weights 169 kilograms and can be assembled in just four hours.
Maybe it was chance, not the consequence of a premeditated search, but over 3,000 years ago, man found a way to make iron more resistant: by mixing it with carbon. Thus was born the alloy that metallurgical engineering calls steel. The oldest known a
Los valencianos Agustín Sebastián y Jorge Quesada, agrupados como SQ Arquitectos, junto al estudio noruego Asplan Viak han resultado ganadores del concurso internacional para la construcción de un centro cultural dedicado al pueblo lapón o sami, con
Placing the starting point of Dominique Perrault’s architecture in the concern for materiality seems obvious. The architect has clear preferences: the list of materials used can be reduced to metal, in all its forms, and, of course, glass. There is n
If we generally use the term ‘Chicago School’ to refer to the builders of skyscrapers of the last decades of the 19th century – William Le Baron Jenny, Louis Sullivan or John Wellborn Root –, the great works by Mies and his disciples during the fifti