The bioinspired pavilion shows how processes that account for geometrical, productional, structural, environmental, and aesthetic requirements, along with robotic fabrication techniques applied to natural materials, generate works that are both ecolo
Local-In is an open source web and cell phone digital tool designed to promote creative, participatory, and collective creative urban processes that make it easier to consult, explore, and visualize a huge variety of geo-referenced data... [+]
Located in the urban nucleus of the Colombian capital, the Ágora-Bogotá Convention Center is conceived to be a civic, technological, cultural, and environmental center of attraction for use by the city’s inhabitants. With this as objective, the proj
Addressing the shortage of affordable housing in the vicinity of facebook headquarters, the project creates a new community where dwellings are interspersed with services.
Like an enormous anonymous garage, Facebooks new campus conceals its exact polish with the easygoing, almost slapdash air that characterizes the company.
The McLaren Group is a collection of high-tech companies involved in the design and development of Formula One cars, high-performance road cars, electronic systems and composite materials. In Woking, on the outskirts of London, the company has a Tech
Foster Partners is part of a consortium set up by the European Space Agency (ESA)to explore the possibilities of 3D printing to construct lunar habitations. Addressing the challenges of transporting materials to the moon, the study is investigating t
Tres antiguos cuarteles, unidos por un atrio común acristalado cubierto con una solución traída de los campos de cultivo, se transforman en un campus para agroempresas.
The 2000 World Exposition in Hannover was held under the motto ‘Man, Nature, Technology,’ and the Netherlands Pavilion built for the event pondered on these issues posing questions like the compatibility between population growth and the improvement
A corridor of offices runs round the triangular border of the site to create a travertine-paved garden with orange trees. This Project is the result of a competition that was held as part of the BIT (Balearic Information and Techn
What was the counterculture? This aesthetically vintage ‘notebook’ which presents the works of the architect Banchini and the curator Feireiss for the 2021 Biennale, ponders 1970s tendencies, the idea of change in the face of the architecture and the
Humanity faces three tragic transits: the geopolitical transit, from the hegemony of the West to the struggle between the United States and China; the energy transit, from fossil fuels to renewable sources, to mitigate the impact of climate change; a
On September 21, 2021, the world was shocked by the report of a powerful earthquake (magnitude 5.9) that occurred in Victoria in southeastern Australia. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 180 km from Melbourne, the state capital. According t
Some monographs stand out because they are well documented, others because they place their subjects in wider historical contexts. This one explores the intertwining of art, science, and military power during the Cold War through the interdisciplina
The outer borders of the EU, erected to control migratory flows from the African continent, have taken on a hypertechnological, highly refined nature.
The measurement of architecture’s energetic and enviromental impact depends on complex analyses having to do with thermodynamics, but also with economics.
Google has unveiled the proposal drawn up by the Copenhagen- and New York-based firm Bjarke Ingels Group for a second state-of-the art campus in Silicon Valley, this time in Moffett Park, in Sunnyvale, close to the company’s corporate headquarters at
Already in its inaugural issue, back in June 1988, this magazine made room for commentary on architecture’s new digital tools, which were changing the way architects graphically represented the buildings that they imagined, and gradually even the act
The evolution of the glass envelope goes along with the evolution of architecture as one of the most representative components of contemporaneity, and is the architectural element that most significantly expresses the cultural values of society, and
One of the direct consequences of the proliferation of chips and sensors is a massive accumulation of data relating to the city and how it functions. Mobile phones alone supply large quantities of information about, for example, their owners’ locatio
Multifaceted and pioneering, Elena Asins combined art and technology, and explored the aesthetic opportunities offered by digital media.
A new Third Industrial Revolution manufacturing model has seized the public stage and is growing exponentially. Hundred of companies are now producing physical products the way software produces information in the form of video, audio, and text. It’s
Thanks to BIM tools, complete control of the project is possible, but applying them requires breaking with many atavisms of architects.
The city is the problem; technique, the solution. This slogan could sum up the urban programs that, whether in the consolidated metropolises of the West or in the bustling megalopolises of Asia, go by the version of the modern panopticon that the so-
La primera ciudad carbón neutral del mundo estrena institución: el Masdar Institute, una universidad dedicada al desarrollo de tecnologías sostenibles. Para dar ejemplo, toda la energía utilizada procede de un gran huerto solar que además de cubrir l
El trazado manual de una perspectiva siempre ha sido muy pesado. Los puntos de fuga tienden a salirse del tablero de dibujo y caer en la habitación de al lado. Y todavía más si se trata de una proyección con plano del cuadro inclinado, donde también
The office is already the working environment of over half of the population in developed countries. Their economy, based on services related to varied forms of knowledge and with workers who depend on computers connected to the Internet, emerges in
There is often a paradoxical relationship between the message behind Le Corbusier’s works and their constructive reality. The elevation of machinism to the category of an aesthetic principle, with smooth finishing and clean surfaces, represents a des
La razón de ser de las vanguardias de entreguerras era, en buena medida, la crisis del lenguaje clásico, incapacitado para constituirse en portavoz de una sociedad tecnológica y definitivamente inadecuado para las nuevas formas de la producción de ed
No es extraño que la moderna tecnología produjera un impacto tan notorio en un arquitecto que, al fin y al cabo, se había educado en el aprendizaje de la construcción antes que en el conocimiento del ≪latín arquitectónico≫. Lo que si resulta digno de
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