Ideas # Construction
Art school for children
Reconstruction of a neo-Gothic style house for an art school for children aged 3-12, completion of a fairy garden where future artists could paint, sculpt and do other arts in the yard next to the school.
Hexa.stone references to extreme landscape but at the same time it is mobilized and contradicts with its reference which creates a surprising illusion for the users.
To get something to stand, may we combine discreet effort, continuous influence, and purpose.
The project explores design and manufacturing methods for refining storm timber on site into public furniture.
Planning and building methods
Examine the relations of the architects and the builders in the planning and building methods
Extensions against further surface sealing
Contemporary reinterpretation of a roof extension as a ‘fifth façade’ with sustainable copper skin to prevent further surface sealing in growing cities.
Hybrid archetype for the development of agricultural activities linked to small productions of local relevance.
This proposal asks: can a project – a building – be thought of as a continual construction instead of a single expense incurred all at once?
Covid 19 and the idealisation of social distance changed our perception of space - probably not for the first time in history.
This project is about a 3d printed concrete bench for a public space in Berlin. The design came from a reseach in human body postures while people are seating in a public place. The end product will be exposed to the crowd as to see and record their interactions.
This body of work has been affected by the current quarantine life that my computer becomes the only interface to design. The urge of seeking a physical construction format to design a social environment has to be translated and exchanged to a digital construction with self-restrained limitations.
The Reasons Offsite
"The Reasons Offsite" is a virtual/immaterial exhibition about prefabricated and modular building systems.
Bringing together architects to share the similarities and exploring the potential of collaborative work in the EU.
HUMAN HABITAT, Prototype R + K, Amposta, Spain
Residential area as interposition in existing rice fields, developed as a transitory growth model.
100% wooden house
A wooden house challenge the flexibility of wood material and the typology of the house
THEORY - ORDER - FINAL OUTCOME (a practice manner): the making of a language in architecture from the research of a background, the construction of the idea to its development into the order of the project and the accomplishment for the final outcome.
Sky floors are abstract paintings on the floor, made out of the highest quality epoxy.
Leaf Spring - or how to construct a precise system that enables new possibilities of truth and an entirely new system of relationships towards the living world.
In the upcoming urbanization, can open air spaces make dwellings more sustainable and comfortable?
Robotic Reversible Timber Beam
Humans and Robots build together Reversible Timber Structures
The award-winning proposal features a double-skin facade surrounded by 15 meters-tall bamboo plants
Built from the site
We can build architecture project with the site, involving local economic systems and using local materials.
MI CASA DE LA PLAYA
It is a tribute to the late visionary architect Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas, who passed away in 2015
Victoria Dockside Car Park Design
Our concept for the car park is artistic, unconventional and human – these were the starting points of our design process.
An interactive online architecture database that allows the user to browse trough the topics of concern.
Conceptional city in old drillships
The conceptional city it is where offshore drills become the center of new , selfsufficient floating communities.
Political Space Matters
I would like to know what characterises good, contemporary urban political spaces.
The Design Incubator
The Design Incubator aims to help Romanian Young Architectural practices grow in a smart and healthy way.
The conscious building
The project explores a new building technology that is synced to the mind of the occupant . The architecture thus morphs, grows and evolves according to the needs , emotions and requests of the user.
Using digital flow simulations as an inherent part of the computational design process, which allows to create spaces of high thermal comfort and intrictate formal articulation.
Architecture of Limitations
We believe in limitation as a chance for an architecture that appears as logical consequence of a creative process
Post Temporary is a talk on temporary architecture and on whatever is left past its existence.
The Plastic Co-op
Turning recycled plastic waste into a building material of the future.
A temporary structure of audio and visual special effects that celebrates the act of dreaming.
Territories of Territory Extraction
Territories of Territory Extraction studies the political agency of material in the world of global architecture.
Unesco Stewardship School
An exploration of the built environment in the Polish countryside.
It's the story of an architect whose work is inspired by the human inability of reading in dreams.
Lagos Wooden Tower
Build Africa, Shaping The World With Cultural Heritage | The First Proposed Mass Timber In Africa
Crowdsourcing allows to activate spaces, by leveraging the energy and resources of their audiences
Architecture between Life and Death
Research addresses the breakdown of critical issues in urban sociology and residential modules on immaterial and material attributes, which are defined as the main components of this study.
African Fabbers Factory [AFF]
advanced african manufacturing initiative for improving european constructions
Performing Spatial Structures
A future in which traditional knowledge and techniques would be sustainable and iterated in order to create new architectural shapes.
Operational Center "Estafeta" San Pablo Xalpa
Develop a project that entails Efficiency, Cleanliness, Speed and Security, implicit concepts in the way in which the company "Estafeta" carries out its operations.
Algaponics is a new way of collaborating with the nature as new gardens of the future cities.
Informality for (Re)Construction
How can the making of the built environment be more inclusive to everyday builders?
Letters from 2050
"Letters from 2050 - Rotterdam Stories" is a collection of four fictional letters that describe impacts of the transformation Rotterdam is going through today.
Standardisation and Modularity with Flexibility
Contemporary, flexible and dynamic living for everyone
The Permanently Temporary
The project investigates the future of urban environments and proposes a new ephemeral (flying) infrastructure which while provides climatically controlled temporary spaces, becomes integrated with the existing urban-fabric to increase the city’s dynamism, adaptivity and by that also its capacity.
Rediscover the hypogeal dimension as a monumental response to the architecture of the 21st century.
We believe that young people getting their own homes, will always be an important issue for starting-up a good life. In most cases budget for every type of home among young people is very tight, sometimes even too tight.
Architecture for (and by) the people
Architecture should be an available and accessible value for communities around the world.
An architectural model of a house for ‘patriarchal joint-families’ in India.
Ken Saro Wiwa Educational Centre, Nigeria
A quick-to-fabricate School prototype well suited for an African climate region; Region, Nigeria, to be constructed and inhabited in 2 weeks & established as a national standard for natural disaster housing or IDP Camp Housing across the world
Fragments of Sound
Temporary structure generates new experience interacting with sound context.
Glass Roof Earth Homes
Glass roof earth homes are for northern people who enjoy light.
Creating ecological spaces using sustainable, local materials crafted with local communities.
It`s a big bell ..... If nobody is thinking about the environment and the future of mankind
DNA of the City
The new space must fit organically into the existing urban context, carry information and shape the attitude to the locality. Therefore, from the very beginning we tried to understand what kind of "genetic" information our territory already carries in itself?
The Computer Resort
A visual exploration of Cancun as a new city, after the newness has worn off.
Path of Reverence
The memorial is envisaged as a journey into the time, a walk into the landscape, where one passes by the memories of the wars of India.
A transitional city that shifts and evolves over time and moves from one country to another to create social and natural change
A land locked house boat that has the ability to close then protecting the structure from wild fire , hurricane, typhoon , and flooding
CROSS SOUTH 'How to redirect the world policy through the Antarctic realm'
A self-organizing structure based on an algorithm that generates personalized housing units.
The idea is to prove a simple lo-tech system that detoxicates and depolutes indoor environments by means of a special material combined with few climatizing devices.
The absence of materiality is one of the key challenges in architecture. Minimal structures are more flexible and mobile to suit modern urban needs.
We imagine architecture as sensitive systems, capable of adjusting itself to different natural and social conditions, while serving to individual and collective needs and being open to be inhabited in various ways.
Space, perception, learning
Architecture as learning space, where body and mind can find a new balance into a dynamic dimension.
Reinterpretation of the existing
Architecture focused on developing and producing efficient construction systems
A Concrete Paradise: Petrified Carpets
Material expression for an architecture of experience and joy
Vignola Archives of Architecture
A five-year program aims to pay tribute to the renowned manual by Giacomo Barozzi -regola delli cinqve ordini d'architettvra- published for the first time in Rome, in 1562.
tuning up architecture
The research of a well-tuned balance between architecture and environment
Cranes as THE Architecture
Have you ever looked up at the starry sky and seen nothing but crane-red lights?
New New Territories
A project for a city between temporality and permanence, infrastructure and public spaces, landscape and city.
Local Identity in Social Community
Compilation of architectural data, works of the trade of construction, applied in projects of social order
Small-scale community living is regarded as secluded hippy life, but some communities are actually highly innovative and have lessons to offer to the mainstream world regarding climate, food, energy, democracy, society and eco-contruction.
The future of architecture is a rich use of (low-cost) eco-materials combined with hi-tech solutions
Lightness, Quickness, Exactitude, Visibility, Multiplicity
Italo Calvino envisioned some of the relevant values for this millennium; architecture can translate them into a physical space and experience
We propose to design miniature inhabitable architectures, representing today’s built environment
The project is located in Buenos Aires City, in the area of Catalinas Norte. This building is the result of the necessities that the contemporary megalopolis presents, the needs for a new typology such as hybrid buildings: structures capable of relating different uses and combine them.
Reassess and restructure space in the cities to improve its quality and our wellbeing, and not to create further irreversible damage to nature by urban sprawl.
Building empty polarities and defining spaces without borders as a method for urban regeneration
Lagos's Wooden Tower
Culture, a solid inspiration to build cities / Impact of Cultural Identity on the shaping of the future
Uchronia Space of Becoming
Immersed as we are in what Mark Fisher described as 'Capitalism Realism', we need to think on a radical alternative
Future architecture must explore design processes as an open system of interrelated issues ranging from technology, typology, sustainability, materiality, tactility, and use embedded in larger networks of the social, cultural, and environmental.
The project Migratory Tectonics proposes a series of ideal structures that develop and interrogate fundamental relationships between human / non-human agents and the structures they effect and are effected by.
The Invisible Blanket
Instead of heavy, precious and permanent, the future of architecture is light, thin and ephemeral
Architecture’s future will be embodied by low-cost sustainable construction techniques and materials.
Activate Modern Ruins!
An investigation of the latent potential of declining buildings and cities through emerging social practices
The beauty of this wave shape timber in combination with creativity can bring a new style of housing that can be very economical and environmental.
another nature – learning from suburbia. a critical take on the dream of both house and garden
Air Profit and Dwell
A housing typology that combines home profitability with dwellers’ protection.
Why do we work on Public Space? Are we working for it or are we using it as a medium for our own endeavours? It’s not about us, it’s not about the art. It’s about reality, really.
Co-designing public space as laboratory for intercultural exchange
Architecture of Transfiguration
Envisioning the architectural palimpsests not as finished projects but as devices open to multiple actions and references.
Where does the future of architecture starts? Like anywhere - with children.
Placemaking in Botanica neighbourhood, Chisinau (Moldova)
International knowledge sharing & practical experimenting in the field of placemaking and community planning
The Black Box
The Black Box is a portable theater constructed inside the remains of a found burnt bus
A small- scale but socially catalytic interventions (City Acupuncture), tailored for the particular environment and community for which they are created and designed to solve local issues may cause positive ripple effects.
Is “fair building” possible in architecture? And whose responsibility is it?
Church of (Ex)Change
Transforming an empty church in the heart of Copenhagen into a School of Welfare for urban migrants
Culture and leisure center for refugee people
Culture and leisure center for refugee peoples
School gardens can be redevelopment as didactic areas, playgrounds and community gardens for the whole city
Puno Museum of Contemporary Art
To carry out repairs in low-income homes for free, in exchange the owners allow us to exhibit art in the repaired spaces
The majority of the urban infrastructure is not destroyed but reused or re-purposed and nature is invited to take part in this metamorphosis.
About Waterproof Living
To produce elevated or floating buildings that can be placed on land prone to flooding and safe-guard nature.
Architecture that grows and disappears into action of homo mobilis
Saclay campus constellation
The future of architecture holds in a constellation of small and smart buildings based on local and domestic economy
Reinvention of the Existing
Future architecture: giving new social meaning to the existing public spaces and familiar typologies of today.
Wood will be the main construction material in the future, as it was in the past.
To establish original, ecological and economic alternatives to the act of building through experimentation.
A case for Custom Build
With population growth and a housing crisis, Custom Build offers a disruptive innovation that can change how we procure housing; combining the benefits of production line efficiency, customer affordability and choice, ultimately resulting in mass customisation and a self-empowered home-owner.
Campo Libero is a mobile and off-grid rural pavilion for the reactivation of lands confiscated from the mafia in the south of Italy.
A new mode of essential public infrastructure dedicated to the conception and organic development of future possibilities
Street Architecture for People
An architect and a van moving around the city and bringing people accessible but high quality design
The Garden in the Machine
an ongoing exploration for a decelerated architectural language relevant to the 21st century
Pop It Up and Settle – Fold It, Wear It and Walk – Weave Your Path Through Life
An artistic investigation about a radical future for the largest Latin American city.
Agoraphilie, (noun Antonym: agoraphobie) describes the delight of working in public space, mixing and mingling, constructing collective stories
Cyberage platform = cyber city / contryside + cyber nature + cyber virtuality
A constellation of micro public devices, a second stage of ‘Common Places’ research.
Supplying architects with new tools founded on demographical statistical data.
The Form of Celebration: An Absent Memorial
The concept of celebratory architecture through the absence of figurative memory.
The Utter City
The world we live in has never been this small: it's time to design it.
From Farm to Building
A world in which all building materials are grown by the builders.
we aim to value the importance of urban voids within our cities, taking them back from the oblivion and enabling the reflection by society of possible interventions in which depends the future of our cities.
Architecture & Entropy
Our research would like to focus on how entropy could be a creative tool in the field of architectural design.
Considering asian cities as Hong Kong as laboratory for density and extreme urban conditions, this future aims to imagine the next step of extreme urban areas: in the underground.
Do architectural manifestos are still meaningful in a globalized panorama of economic systems, cultures and influences?
The Circular Ruins
What Went Wrong with Post Modernist Residential Experiments - Documentary and Research Proposal
Rethink Garden Cities of Tomorrow
Let’s use architecture to oppose the inhumane revisitation of Ebenezer Howard’s garden city ideas
The field and the wall
An on-going research on the house's ability to absorb every urban function.
Sculpt Architecture and go VIRAL!
VIRAL architecture as a force for social integration - a fundamental principle for its existence.
Generative Device of contemporary Futures
The GDCF comprises a spatial device as a tool to generate collective future imaginaries for the displaced subject
Rethinking spatial planning
Proposal for research project in the field of spatial planning dealing with relations of constructed environments
Spazio sequenza significa pensare al futuro delle nostre metropoli e dell'architettura come una nuova integrazione tra costruzione e sistema differenziato di giardini e parchi.
Reconciliation for the Street of the Future...
Compassion advanced through participatory design and construction from a young age is seen to aid an agonistic conflict, which generates equitable development and helps to curtail the effects of inequality and social-spatial polarization in the city.
A day, we humans will live on Mars.
On Mars or on the Earth, the rise of AI will allow us to build Algorithms-driven new settlements
Moving and Space forming Objects
STUDIO URMA blur set boundaries with moving and space forming objects
Could wrinkles turn an ordinary paper into an extraordinary structural material?
It's a radical shift: Transforming department stores into a new type of public building.
Art prefigures Architecture
In the manner of a model scale 01, the pieces of art carry out constructions of architectural and landscape intentions, elements of programs or principles of development.
Long-Term Ephemeral : the idea of a halt taking over a permanent settlement.
DIY- do it yourself
Our aim is to create a reusable, temporary structure that can be used in the execution of refugee camps. The structure can involve the creation of temporary houses or other facilities that are needed in a refugee camp. DIY (do it yourself) is our main aim.
Exploration of the auditive and psycological aspects of the invisible energy fields of architecture.
A Model of Dreams
'A Model' present an architecture created by lived life of the inhabitants
The future of architecture is directly linked with our ability to understand the nature
Possibilities for a new botanical landscape in the ruins of the post-industrial city
A Fullspectrum Architecture
Expanding architecture’s range of action to the electromagnetic environments.
Architecture is the symbol of the freedom of expression and it should be the emblematic manifesto for same rights: “ the Right of Choice”.
Mister Miyazaki’s Forest Homes
A living forest community within the suburban context of Liverpool replaces the isolating terrace housing scheme and encourages human interaction.
Learning from Isolated Territories.
Re-thinking construction on isolated territories may lead the way for architecture in a post-oil world.
Synergies of Energy. Waste, Mobility
This project considers energy waste and mobility, as the three main systems that will frame future densification in the 20th century belt of Antwerp.
stretching to the limits and boundaries of public space, experimenting with it and rethinking it
A new Outlook on Nature
The comprehensive experience that the building provides to the adventure
Low cost construction blending with the natural environment to then provide increased levels of protection with easy of construction.
Using the triangular coordinates of a longstanding territorial dispute between Chile and Perú, "No-man’s-Land" explores the subtraction of territory as a subversion of the current politicize rhetoric towards the possibility of re-think border condition.
Future architecture will reinvent its critical status by merging itself with site-specific artistic practices
Apellou 5 : A vertical Public Space
Vertical public spaces as a response to the contemporary problematic of urban design / an attempt to overcome the already saturated public space
Flexibility as a Social Condenser
An architecture that breaks the barriers of time by giving flexibility to the user to transform the space in form and function according to the needs.
Museum in 4 Dimensions
A space-time construction where it is possible to let every object of the exhibition face every other object in a spatial context. Time starts to dissolve space.
The business model is to use the revenue from hosting on Airbnb to fund housing.
We believe in social driving architecture to innovative, promoting civic engagement and collaborative urban planning.
Future architecture will rethink the image's causal relationship to past or future, neither able to be visualised, nor predictable.
City skin faces city growth and proposes dynamic dealing with the problem by recognizing the existing entities.
Civic and environmental consciousness
Architectural remains of the past could become useful elements and key to a more sustainable future construction
A Modular Stadium
A modular stadium typology that challenges the notion of permanence and the inevitable economic burden
Stop wasting efforts and mistakes. Build knowledge and experience data base for sinergy effect.
Thinking Outside the Blocks
An urban vision to strengthen a unique urban anomalies and its local inhabitants against global gentrifying tendencies.
The Fit Out
Problems of waste and reuse in architecture are relegated to practice. We can make them fit elsewhere.
Buld environment is not permanent in terms of temporality of human being and shoul be adapted to ageing society
Rediscover cultures, traditions, environmental and human resources to built a future architecture, sustainable based on the places's identity and its inhabitants.
noMad is a behavioral assembly architectural system able to make decision autonomously and provide appropriate structure at any time for any place
Revitalisation of the passive spaces through temporary architecture for better living environment!
Urban Roofs for Refugees
The architecture will be built for people moving in urban areas for emergency, by grafting on existing architectures
The Czech Pavilion for the world fair Expo in Italian Milan was designed with a clear idea of its later reuse.
Rainbow of Desires
A forum for empowering communities through performative workshops and communal living
We collect people's sentiments and materialise them into architectural form, translucent materials and responsive lighting to support mediated interactions in the built environment.
Future architecture should focus on giving more balance to the society, providing equal opportunities, respect and tolerance.
Crowd-sourcing the Home
Imagine a world where computer games and 3D-printing robots help you shape your surroundings.
Adapting Cities to Climate Changes
A network, to engage in the cities, of smart and safe hubs designed for the natural calamities
Stripped to the bone
To express political resistance with architecture which fundamentally means through act of building
...on the Thai Burma border
We should all look at ourselves and remember that Architects have to build for the people
The project aims to launch small actions through interventions on the micro-scale, with the goal of reactivating energy, ideas and stimulate the local economy.
Future Architecture is played now
#fairplay #played offensively #extending its playground #detouring rules #team play #re-played
Advocating for an architect's personal design agenda against the reality of a true working environment through an alternative design/researching method.
From Infrastructure to urban Interiors
Turning water infrastructure into floodable and inhabitable spaces to reveal the city’s underlying narratives
Architecture as an immediate response to the needs of place; being responsive, reactive and resourceful
Yesterday - Today-Tomorrow
Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.
New Past-Present for an Uncertain Future
A symbiosis between landscape, cities and heritage. Fuzzy boundaries is necessary
Life on Earth still perform the functions, the basic sources is still sufficient, but the planet is just before he starts to destroy himself. To enable our planet the time it needs for the rehabilitation, the residents move on without gravity point of the universe.
A social and spatial strategy for high density design at a human scale.
Architecture and Alternative World Orders
If we consider that we do not live in randomness there is a part of "design" in the current world order. As such, it can be redesigned.
We are interested in spaces that change over time. It depends of the nature itself.
A series of basic design experiments to produce new processes, in a reset logic of each rule given
Beyond the Established
Rather than new buildings we need to redefine and expand the meanings of the existing ones
«Each one is every time in conversation with those who have gone before, perhaps even more and more secret with those who will follow him» (M. Heidegger)
Enjoy the Stream!
An online series as a mainstream tool to make architectural visions that invade the homes of others.
Young architects are the new wave of energy that is necessary for the vitality of the profession.
La Ville Exquise
We believe that the staging of collective memory is a true inspiration to be taken into account in the development of a durable project.
The Unbearable Lightness of the City
The Genetically Modified City is an improved structure where the intervention is done in the basic information unit to ensure a sustainable development
Japanese knotweed - one of the most invasive plants - as a catalyser for co-creative action
The shape around us is nature and artifice. The running time is daily and immortal. The architecture we love is form and time.
Choreographics of the City
Architects, urbanists, and spatial designers need a different lens through which to read, analyse and design for the city.
Connecting the Formal and Informal
By connecting the formal and informal architecture the dense network of different dependencies creates a vibrant process that ensures a balanced and sustainable system.
We as architects do not think that one must build big to create large value.
Close-up, melt with the inhabitants and co-create a local self-paradigm of architecture. Co-build it and give them the tools to re-shape it for a continuous updating in the face of successive needs.
A creative city within a city. A research laboratory for the future of design and architecture
Look around: there are as many possible futures as there are designers, all valid. Although the idea of future was declared dead in 1969, how can today’s architecture still question it, through open procedures that enable rather than impose and determine?
Promoting committed, trans-disciplinary creation through local-scale and participatory actions.
Responsibilities of Imagination
Investigate and stimulate the images that society sees itself to discover again the ideal place that we can achieve .
The idea grows up thinking about the crisis and the future overcrowding of the human population. The concept is about looking for a building where emptiness is the logical way to manage the project, allowing other users to modify and create the future building.
Citizens of the world deserve the right to reclaim the derelict by urban farming and homesteading.
Inhabiting Dysfunctional Plans
Possible future may lay in dysfunctional plans that are not trying to dictate a specific way of living.
As equipped wall, the wall is no longer just a tectonic boundary separating interior from exterior, but also a management system, combining the very nature of surface enlargement with operations stemming from storage themes.
VFL - Vivid Frame Lab
Envisioning a vivid and local architectural process as a key for sustainable economical growth
Democratizing city planning to reimagine the role of citizens in the construction of cities globally.
Exploring the aesthetic, ecological, constructive and processual potentials of growing architecture.
We test architecture through its participants, people, and through materialized structures, buildings. We never separate one from the other.
Image or Space?
Making a city or a place is finding the balance between image and space, information and void, interaction and representation, between the determined and the open.
Evolving Urban Redesign with Immersive Innovations
Applying immersive tools, letting professionals and Citizens collaborate and even walk thru the future design options of their cities and towns have the potential to be true game changers.
Is our Future still bold ?
The city needs to overcome norms and financial factors, to ultimately claim back its relationship with nature.
An intuitive tool to communicate and develop tactics and policies for the European landscaped city.
Human Island Project
hypertechnology and economic system based on resources for all: no money, no job, yes nomadism
For Us by Us
Architecture should not be a technical thing neither should it be imposed to its inhabitants.
Refocusing architecture on people's needs by tying the social milieu to the design of living space.
Cultural Heritage and Green Architecture
History of rural architecture and implementation of its principles in sustainable architecture today.
The Room and the Territory
The room and the territory are resilient to change. They operate beyond contingency. They are the fundaments of architecture.
Our approach to Architecture, understood as a form of knowledge, intend to reinforce its autonomy through a deep dialogue with complementary disciplines or contexts such as in this particular situation: a direct participation in a social and political concern.
How to engage architecture, infrastructure and nature into a new form of collectivism?
There is no Planet B
My idea is to design new architecture for homes. New materials involved in traditional Local architecture.
Ceci n’est pas architecture
Digital architecture: how to reconnect virtual design with the lived experience of physical space
The Landscapes of Buildings
Future architecture should advocate for more inspiring surrounding landscapes.
Connecting the Dots (CTD)
CTD represents the idea of who the Architect should be and how he/she must act.
Next-future architecture should look like its users rather than its architects.
Affordable Design Houses
The future of architecture is finding a way to provide affordable houses with green gardens. This is the beginning of that vision.
For ages, architects, artists and sculptors used plaster, glass and other fluid materials to create forms, spaces by casting. My idea is to change the way of forming and to liberate fluid material. To open a new possibility for space formation by fluid material computation.
Future architecture has to mediate past knowledge to contemporary life while infusing instructions from planet Earth
Is your heart ready to give up?
Can architects abandon the search for new buildings and work only on existing, in order to address the social and environmental crisis?
De-mercantilized, political and strategic projects for the public and society at large.
Monument of Anxiety
Architecture has an effect upon our minds, our bodily behaviour and our well-being. But how do we control these signals? And how do we depict them, before a building is even raised?
Building common spaces
Building common spaces through open processes in order to remodel urban environment as well as our habits.
Urban [Re]Activism Toolkit
A methodological set for the creation, documentation and networking of autonomous architectures.
Our aim is to create a reusable, temporary device that can be used in the most various functions and forms.
Walk and Hórreo
Create an infrastructure able to make profitable hórreos preservation. The use of trusts flows that Camino de Santiago provides consistently it is a key strategy for this goal. By the creation of an APP, backpackers would localize hórreos and overnight on them for a symbolic price.
our interest within projects lies in developing spatial types that are open to various uses by means of their own particular neutrality. SOFTSPACE refers not necessarily to the geometric characteristics but rather looks for softness in: program and use, cognition, connectivity and the social.
Nothing is more
Re-architecture of the territory and the city from the substraction and renouncement: No Construction, Minimization, Reuse and Dismantlement
The Organic School
Our project aims at making the borders more porous than they currently are without deleting them.
Lines of Forces
The future human presence (formal and social) will become economical and smart with increasing integration with the environment , using the knowledge obtained by analyzing diferent natural technologies and forces, and all that with software support .
Growing Limits to Growth
The blunt concept would be, to “stack” villas on top of each other, in order to fully exploit the value (and/or cost) of the building plot - an approach enabling to bypass the spacio-vorous characteristics of the suburban house.
Student housing as insulation
A giant post industrial event space can be preserved by creating new outer walls containing student housing
Architectural practice must leave the future behind and instead seize the present.
Example how to cooperate the surrounding to the buildind to minimize the damage to the environment
Monkey factor is a design attitude that comes from the desire to make humanity part of a larger ecological system. Architecture is the instrument to realize it.
Urban Super Forest
Urbansuperforest is a radical way of transforming cities and pushing there complexity by adding a layer based on a new housing typology.
The project is an investigation of the possibility of synthetic biology, in a speculative design scenario estimated to be possible within 20 years. A Reality where we can program and modify organisms into objects, where your possessions grow at home instead of being manufactured in a factory.
Lanterns Sea Village
A conceptual proposal to develop a new radical approach in which the ego of the architect is open to destroy his work, if necessary.
Using financial conditions of debt as a design tool we can create high-quality and inexpensive homes.
Hipstaesthetics vs. Chinaesthetics
A global redistribution of power from West to East is causing a silent shift in worldwide architectural aesthetics?