The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) unveiled a concept plan for the future park in the West Kowloon Cultural District today, conceived by a global team led by Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects & Engineers (Hong Kong) Ltd, with the international award-winning design consultant West 8 (Netherlands) and ACLA (Hong Kong). The design team has been working closely with WKCDA since their...
'Urbanismo ecológico' is a publication born at Harvard University and which main goal is to face ecological urbanism with a plural and multidisciplinar vision.
Reverté publishing house presents the book «La casa en la arquitectura moderna. Respuesta a la cuestión de la vivienda» (“The house in the modern architecture. A reply to the housing question”), an attractive approach by Manuel Martín Hernández, who submits a meticulous review of the modern house: its real capabilities, importance and where its author means that the contemporary architects do not waste time inventing what is already invented.
Gustavo Gili publishes “Del diagrama a las experiencias, hacia una arquitectura de acción” (“From the diagram to the experiences, through action architecture”), an interesting proposal guided by Josep María Montaner that enriches the chores of the architecture in a theoretical-practical way using as tools: diagrams, experiences and actions.
On November 14th the exhibition "Lina Bo Bardi 100 - Brazil's Alternative Path to Modernism" was opened at the Museum of Architecture at the Technical University of Munich, [Architekturmuseum der Technischen Universität München], in Munich, Germany. The exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of this architect, whose figure was recovered late 90. The exhibition features original material unpublished until now...
'Da Organização do Espaço' is an essential book by Portuguese architect Fernando Távora, a key figure in what is known as the School of Porto. The text - translated into Spanish by UPV Technical University of Valencia – is a must-read for all of those who approach the complex world of architecture for the first time but also for those who wish to know more about Távora’s thoughts and ideas.