Arte gratis en la ciudad

Si realmente existe una estrecha relación entre la capacidad de un hombre para apreciar el arte y su aptitud general para la vida diaria…

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Snøhetta diseña las colmenas Vulkan

Situado en una azotea adyacente al centro de cultura gastronómica Mathallen de Oslo, el proyecto ‘colmenas Vulkan’ —impulsado por el apicultor Alexander Heier y diseñado por el estudio noruego Snøhetta—, busca promover este arte de criar abejas…

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La Escuela Infantil de Berriozar, premio Chicago Athenaeum

La escuela infantil de Berriozar, obra de los arquitectos navarros Javier Larraz, Iñigo Beguiristain e Iñaki Bergera, ha recibido el ‘Chicago Athenaeum…

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Thermal versatility

R-House in Tokyo blends privacy and transparency

New architect-designed homes in Tokyo are often impenetrable from the street. However, this house, in an exclusive enclave, takes the opposite approach. Designed by Riccardo Tossani Architecture, the house is almost entirely glazed, with fine aluminium blades creating just a veil of privacy. “We wanted to capitalise on the views over a nearby park, as […]
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This Whimsical Cage Redefines Public Space

Folly is a word not often used in architecture. By definition, ‘folly’ is a lack of good sense, or foolishness. And in the realm of architecture, folly is used to describe an extravagantly ornamented structure with no practical purpose. Yet… Sigue leyendo

Ban House / Zhang Dongguang + Liu Wenjuan

Architects: Zhang Dongguang, Liu Wenjuan
Location: Weinan, Shaanxi, China
Area: 80.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Liu Wenjuan…

From the architect. Along with the trend of counter-urbanization, a growing number of city-dwellers intend to build houses in their home villages for Sigue leyendo

The Conflict Between the Global North and South at the 2014 Venice Biennale

“Absorbing Modernity: 1914-2014… is an invitation to the national pavilions to show, each in their own way, the process of the erasure of national characteristics in architecture in favor of the almost universal adoption of a single modern language and a Sigue leyendo

Happycheap House / Tommy Carlsson

Architects: Tommy Carlsson
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Area: 110.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Michael Perlmutter

Cost: 170 000 euro

From the architect.… The plots high altitude area creates opportunities for both views and a private sphere, despite the size of 700 Sigue leyendo

9 Endangered Monuments to Receive Funding for Conservation Works

From Gaudí-designed pavilions in Barcelona, Spain to the Tenyuji Temple in Ogatsu, Japan, nine “at-risk” historical monuments will receive funding for preservation works, thanks to a $1.5 million grant from American Express to the World Monuments Fund (WMF). The nine sites were all… Sigue leyendo

Video: Sheppard Robson Underlines Importance of Hand Sketching

Our friends at Crane.tv have brought you the personal insights of Dan Burr and Lee Bennett of Sheppard Robson on the innumerable merits of hand sketching in the design process. The architects describe the process of designing within a team and communicating… Sigue leyendo