Category Archive: Arquitectura/Architecture

Homeless Home Project | Proyecto Casa para los Sin Casa

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“Gregory Kloehn is a kind-hearted and crafty artist in Oakland, California who had the brilliant idea of creating small mobile homes for homeless people out of recycled and reclaimed materials found on the… Continuar leyendo

Permaculture Day | Día de la Permacultura

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“Nos sumamos a la campaña internacional para el festejo del día de la permacultura, hoy 4 de mayo. ¿Cómo lo vas a festejar? En permacultureday.org  hay una lista de eventos alrededor de todo el mundo, por ejemplo aquí… Continuar leyendo

Would you stay in this luxury hotel? | Dormirías en este hotel de lujo?

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The Spitbank Fort was “Originally constructed to defend the British from Napoleon III’s navy in the 18th century, these three sea-forts have since been abandoned and are now being renovated as luxury getaway… Continuar leyendo

Buscando el vuelo MH370 ¿Creerías lo que han encontrado? | Searching the flight MH370. Would you believe what they’ve found?

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“La gigantesca operación de búsqueda del avión de Malaysia Airlines no ha logrado encontrar la aeronave, pero ha dejado en claro una cosa: el Océano Índico está cubierto de basura. No es el… Continuar leyendo

The Get Going Challenge | Do you have a dream? | Tienes un sueño?

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TOYOTA is supporting your challenge with US $ 1.000.000 “What is your dream in life?. We have created the Get Going Challenge to hear about your dreams. We are sharing these dreams with… Continuar leyendo

YES WE CAMP | Marseille

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YES WE CAMP is designed by Michael Lefeber and BC Studies in Marseille (France) in 2013, which was the European Capital of Culture. Design of a hexagonal structure only made by reused or… Continuar leyendo

Pritzker Prize 2014 | Shigeru Ban

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Great news!  Shigeru Ban has been honoured with the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014. The Pritzker is considered to be one of the world’s premier architecture prizes and it is often referred to as the Nobel… Continuar leyendo

Austrian Pavilion EXPO 2015 | Graft

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GRAFT architects from Berlin come with this nice idea for Austria’s pavilion for the EXPO 2015 in Milan, Italy. The motto will be “Feeding the planet. Energy for life” The structural grid of… Continuar leyendo

Cortxo Gastrobar | Spain

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The architects from Nexus Estudio did the interior design for the Cortxo Gastrobar in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, in 2013. They reused old corks to form a wall finishing which transforms into… Continuar leyendo

Comploo | Compost = Shelter | Compost = Refugio

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Comploo | 2010 BAKOKO Composting is tried and tested method of recycling organic waste, but it can also keep us warm. Heat is a byproduct of microbial breakdown of organic material. A healthy… Continuar leyendo

INFOMAB10 PAVILION | kawamura-ganjavian

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(Mobile pavilion; Madrid, Spain; 2009-2010) Infomab10 is a pavilion designed and built in record time and within record budget. It consists of an off-the-shelf 28m3 glass-fiber reinforced polyester water tank that was intervened.… Continuar leyendo

HAKA RECYCLE OFFICE | DOEPEL STRIJKERS

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Project: KRINGLOOP KANTOOR – HAKA GEBOUW Location: ROTTERDAM “In 2009, the HAKA building in the Merwe Vierhavens of Rotterdam was designated as a campus for clean-tech activity, a Living Lab for companies, institutions and authorities… Continuar leyendo

ISCUS 2014 | Conferencia Internacional de Sustentabilidad Urbana | Curitiba, Brasil

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Les dejamos la presentación y algunas fotografías de la Conferencia Internacional de Sustentabilidad Urbana, que tuvo lugar en la ciudad de Curitiba, Brasil, los días 24 y 25 de Febrero del presente año.… Continuar leyendo

Bamboo Micro Housing | Hong Kong

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The Bamboo Micro Housing designed by Affect-t for the Hong Kong/ Shenzhen Biennale of 2013 is a form of transitional housing. The lack of available housing in Hong Kong is asking for temporary… Continuar leyendo

Housing puzzles

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The dutch company ECOnnect designed in 2013 a solution for quickly constructible shelters after disasters like the earthquake in Haiti. The rapidly growing cities are not the ones with a lot of skyscrapers.… Continuar leyendo

Shigeru Ban | Paper Tube Structures

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Nombre del Proyecto: Paper Tube Structures Autor: Shigeru Ban Material Revalorizado: tubos de cartón Sitio Web: http://www.shigerubanarchitects.com/works.html#paper-tube-structure                      Name of the Project: Paper Tube… Continuar leyendo

Ushuaia, Argentina Earthship Academy Session | Nave Tierra

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De la tipología de Earthships de Michael Reynolds, se construye esta casa en Ushuaia, Argentina, la cual propone la anteposición de un invernadero en la fachada que permite el almacenamiento del calor en… Continuar leyendo

The Major Construction with Recycled Material of the World – Pavilion of Tetrabriks | CUAC Arquitectura + Sugarplatform

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Como una forma de celebrar el Día Internacional del Reciclaje, la Concejalía de Medioambiente de la Diputación de Granada, la empresa de recogida de residuos (RESUR) junto con CUAC Arquitectura + Sugarplatform levantaron un pabellón a… Continuar leyendo

2013 in review | Otro año que se va!

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 28,000… Continuar leyendo

Christmas tree made of sledges | Hello Wood

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This year Hello Wood designed a Christmas tree of 365 sledges in front of the Palace of Arts in Budapest, Hungary. The sledges will be disassembled and given to the kids of SOS… Continuar leyendo

TETRALUX | Sombreaderos de Tetrapack | Covers from Tetrapack

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“Tetralux se inicia en un proyecto de título de Arquitectura I+D en la UTFSM junto al profesor Carlos Castro, el cual tenía como objetivo inicial seleccionar un residuo de alto volumen de consumo,… Continuar leyendo

Sommerwerkstatt Wiesenburg | TU Berlin Students

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In 2012 a group of students and Prof. Donatella Fioretti from the TU Berlin, Germany, designed a workshop area for the Wiesenburg Summer Workshop. It took place in a former homeless shelter and… Continuar leyendo

Tech.o.gami y bolsas de plástico

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Nombre del Proyecto: Tech.o.gami y bolsas de plástico Autor: estudiantes con la ayuda del Prof. Andrea Bauzá Año: 2011 Ubicación: Puerto Rico Material Revalorizado: papel y plástico Name of the Project: Tech.o.gami y… Continuar leyendo

Primer Encuentro de Reciclaje en Sociedad

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La ONG Alianza para el Desarrollo Sustentable “YoReciclo” en colaboración con la Ilustre Municipalidad de Providenvia, organizan el primer Encuentro de Reciclaje en Sociedad, llamado “Transformando la basura: iniciativas exitosas de tratamiento de… Continuar leyendo

Mesa Verde / Green Table = 1m2

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Nos alegra comunicarles que hoy pasamos a formar parte de la iniciativa Mesas Verdes, para contribuir a la preservación de la biodiversidad del planeta, apadrinando un espacio de Selva Tropical en la reserva… Continuar leyendo

Exhibition “BUILT HERITAGE, EARTHQUAKES AND INNOVATION: Potentials for Prevention, Restoration and Reconstruction after Catastrophes”

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BUILT HERITAGE, EARTHQUAKES AND INNOVATION: Potentials for Prevention, Restoration and Reconstruction after Catastrophes INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION FORUM Exhibition Room Architecture Building Technische Universität Berlin, Strasse des 17. Juni 152, 10623 Berlin-Charlottenburg Reconstruction and management of… Continuar leyendo

HOME₂O Roof System| NYIT Students

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A team of students and professors of the New York Institute of Technology’s School of Architecture (NYIT)just designed a water bottle roofing system after the latest typhoon in the Philippines. A special created pallet… Continuar leyendo

Casa Umbrella | Kengo Kuma

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For “La Triennale Di Milano”, Italy in 2008, Kengo Kuma and Associates designed a temporary house made of umbrellas. A very lightweight construction with zippers between the umbrellas can be built easily on… Continuar leyendo

Story Tower |Latvia

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“This summer, RTU International Architecture Summer School students led by architects/tutors Theodore Molloy, Niklavs Paegle and Thomas Randall-Page built The Story Tower in Cēsis, Latvia. The semi-permanent structure – designed to stand until the local… Continuar leyendo

10.000 Bolsas Plásticas| Plastic Bags | Palacio Subercaseaux | Valparaíso

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“El Edificio Subercaseaux de Valparaíso, ubicado en la calle Serrano (ex calle La Planchada) fue arrasado por un incendio el año 2007. En el marco del Festival Puerto Ideas, Ciudad Emergente realizó una intervención… Continuar leyendo