Posts tagged "urbanization/ mobility"
LES BIJOUX DISCRETS. NOTES ON AN ARCHITECTURAL RESISTANCE. Lorenzo Degli Esposti

LES BIJOUX DISCRETS. NOTES ON AN ARCHITECTURAL RESISTANCE. Lorenzo Degli Esposti

Is the work of architecture futile or useful? On one hand, continuous polemics against iconic architecture, if subject to capital, seem to shift the problem and muddle the discourse. The decadence of the formal research within commercial dynamics must not be read as the ineluctable destiny the work of architecture is forced to submit to....
FORMS FOR DIFFERENT NARRATIONS. Lorenzo Degli Esposti

FORMS FOR DIFFERENT NARRATIONS. Lorenzo Degli Esposti

  In the face of a city which is growing and transforming into the metropolis, the post-metropolis, the conurbations, the metropolitan region, the megalopolis, under the forces of capital and migrations, architects fly in the face of papers and counts requested by the administrative machine and of pixels and parameters requested by the digital machine....
TOKYO: SMALL ROOM'S BIG HOUSE. Ruy Porto Fernàndez

TOKYO: SMALL ROOM’S BIG HOUSE. Ruy Porto Fernàndez

  I recently heard in an interview with Sou Fujimoto that, for people living in Tokyo, the city is only a projection of their apartment. An extension of one`s personal and domestic space. I don’t think there is a better definition. Tokyo’s inhabitants live in the city; working in one place, eating in another, and...
WARSAW AIRPORT. Carlos Lamela

WARSAW AIRPORT. Carlos Lamela

  In October 2000 the Polish airport authorities called an international competition for the extension and remodelling of the international airport “Fryderyk Chopin” in the capital, Warsaw. Several big international teams specialised in the design of terminal buildings were invited. They were architectural practices like the Spanish Estudio Lamela, the French Paul Andreu (ADP), the...
CITY GARDEN PROJECT, ABERDEEN. Diller Scofidio & Renfro

CITY GARDEN PROJECT, ABERDEEN. Diller Scofidio & Renfro

Winning Design in International Design Competition for City Garden Project Unveiled Aberdeen’s city centre could be spectacularly transformed by a stunning contemporary design that will give Aberdeen an additional 70,000 square feet of green space within eight distinct gardens, an iconic cultural and arts centre with café and other facilities and two new plazas on...