Category Archive: Arquitectura/Architecture

Community Cooker

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“The Community Cooker is a remarkable recycling project, currently operating at Laini Saba in Kibera and in 3 other locations. It turns rubbish into energy. It has the potential to transform informal settlements… Continuar leyendo

GREENWASHING

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This time we want to propose to have a look at the blog Greenwashing. It’s about building structures completely made of natural materials like wood, clay, gras, bamboo, branches, fibers and so on.… Continuar leyendo

THE COLA BOW

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Nombre del Proyecto: The cola bow Autor: Penda Año: 2013 Ubicación: Beijing, China Material Revalorizado: botellas de plastico Sitio Web:  http://www.home-of-penda.com/   Name of the Project: The cola bow Author: Penda Year: 2013… Continuar leyendo

HEAD IN THE CLOUDS | PART 2

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The “Head in the Clouds” is the winner of City of Dreams Pavillion 2012-2013 and now open for visitors to participate this nice recycled structure from 8 th of June till September 22… Continuar leyendo

GUSANO DE ARENA

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The Finnish artist Marco Casagrande developed this organic structure / area / installation in the dunes of the coast of Wenduine, Belgium in 2012. The structure moves freely between architecture and art, is… Continuar leyendo

21 Días

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¿Cómo es vivir y trabajar en la basura? El canal chileno TVN realiza este documental acerca de la vida en los vertederos. En este caso, María José Terré vive por 21 días en “La… Continuar leyendo

Bellastock Chile 2013

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So! we went to the Bellastock launch on the 19th of June on the GAM! and let us tell you, it was pretty awesome! If you want to participate, you can sign in as… Continuar leyendo

Ciudad Emergente | Plaza de Reciclaje

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“La primera Plaza de Reciclaje se realizó en el marco del Festival de las Artes de Valparaíso (FAV) y se llevó a cabo entre los días 24 y 27 de enero de 2013. Ésta fue… Continuar leyendo

Lanzamiento Bellastock Chile | Primer Festival Reciclable

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You are invited to assist this wonderful event! The first Recyclable Festival! —————— Los invitamos a asistir a este gran evento. Si no pueden ir, nosotros haremos de periodistas y les contaremos cómo estuvo!!  “Este 19… Continuar leyendo

LIVING TEBOGO | SOUTH AFRICA

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Students of the University of Art in Linz (Austria) designed and built extensions for handicapped children in Johannisburg, South Africa in 2005. The charitable work with the help of the inhabitants constructed a… Continuar leyendo

Housing in Disaster Scenarios | Vivienda en Escenarios de Desastre

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The dual degree  architect between the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and the TU Berlin Miguel Angel Delso Páez, who belongs to the organization Reclaiming Heritage and is also a winner of  Jugados al 100… Continuar leyendo

Jueves de la Tierra | Earth’s Thursdays

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Ciclo de charlas “Jueves de la tierra”, organizada por la Escuela de Construcción en Tierra ECoT a realizarse todos los jueves de junio y julio a las 19hrs, que contará con ponentes como Marcelo Cortés, Magdalena… Continuar leyendo

Imagina Chile | Concurso

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In the framework of the “Year of Innovation”, declared on 2013 by the President of Chile,  Socialab designed and carried out the contest Imagina Chile in order to foster an innovation culture in the country,… Continuar leyendo

SMALL MANUAL FOR THE SUSTAINABLE PROJECT/PEQUEÑO MANUAL DEL PROYECTO SOSTENIBLE

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Originally posted on Beyond Sustainable:
SMALL MANUAL FOR THE SUSTAINABLE PROJECT This book is a practical guide and synthetic thinking and architecture and urban design from the perspective of environmental sustainability. Through 69…

Reclaiming Heritage: L’Aquila

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TU Berlin Students, Kim Lange, Fariborz Rahimi and Jack Crocker did this project during the seminar Reclaiming Heritage: L’Aquila, on 2012-2013.  The Challenge was to work in L’Aquila, Italy – a small town that… Continuar leyendo

Wonderland | Call for Projects | Concurso

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“Apply with a realized/unrealized project of yours and get exhibited in the wonderlab exhibition at Architekturzentrum Wien in Vienna / AT. You will also obtain the opportunity of being selected to participate in wonderland’s first… Continuar leyendo

Fiesta del Otoño

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Cultivos Urbanos los invita a la segunda Fiesta del Otoño, que se realizará el sábado 1º de junio en el Huerto Urbano Yungay desde las 15:00. Todos invitados!

BLUETUBE BAR

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The bluetube bar is a temporary construction made by DOSE, a group of Oporto University architecture graduates, for the annual academic festival in Porto, 2010. Blue plastic tubes and cable ties are the… Continuar leyendo

RIBA | Norman Foster Travel Scholarship

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This is our application to the Normal Foster Travelling Scholarship 2013, which we sadly didn’t win! Still was very interesting to think about a possible world route to check how this type of architecture is… Continuar leyendo

SEGUNDA LLAMADA | Concurso del Poster | Poster Contest

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Segunda Llamada “is a project in favor of sustainable development with the participation of several people with a desire to improve our planet. It arises from the concern about the current environmental situation and… Continuar leyendo

TEMPORARY BAR | OPORTO

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The temporary bar made by students of Oporto School of Architecture with the help from Diogo Aguiar and LIKEarchitects is a result of a competition in 2008, City Park, Oporto in Portugal. This… Continuar leyendo

Social Center | Estación Central | Santiago, Chile

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Nombre del Proyecto: Social Center  Autor: Macarena Guajardo Mavroski Año: 2011 Ubicación: Santiago, Chile Material Revalorizado: neumáticos Name of the Project: Social Center Author: Macarena Guajardo Mavroski Year: 2011 Location: Santiago, Chile Upcycled… Continuar leyendo

1 YEAR JUNKITECHTURE

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TODAY, WE CELEBRATE THE 1ST BIRTHDAY OF JUNKITECHTURE! To make this event even cooler, we wanted to thank you in first place for visiting the site and for your interest in these kind… Continuar leyendo

NUBE PET

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Nombre del Proyecto: Nube Pet Autor: arturo revilla pérez, architecture mónica domínguez ureta, marketing alejandro revilla pérez, communication + photograph In collaboration with: universidad autonoma de aguascalientes, UAA universidad del valle de méxico,… Continuar leyendo

Climate Envelope

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Authors: Rafael Canihuante, Johanna Barten, José Tomás Schmidt, Macarena Guajardo. In cooperation with students from the Technische Universität from Berlin – Germany, we designed in 2012 a prototype for an Exhibition Space located… Continuar leyendo

The Cowshed Collective

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by  The Cowshed Collective. Ireland. Built in a summer workshop in 2012, this shelter (made for a cow) captures rainwater and is constructed entirely of recycled materials, most of which -including bricks, galvanized steel, wood, and plywood panels-  were… Continuar leyendo

PARTY ANIMAL

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LIKEarchitects designed this temporary stage in the streets of Lisbon, Portugal in 2010. “The idea was that the intervention would focus mainly on an attractive stage. Despite the scarce resources and the huge… Continuar leyendo

Fast Architecture

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by ghigos ideas. A Pavilion made out of water tanks for an exhibition in Milan, 2006. “Fast Architecture is a temporary camp constructed on relationships. It’s a game of possible transformations and a… Continuar leyendo

Panhandle Bandshell

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The Panhandle Bandshell built in San Francisco’s in 2007 by CMG (Conger Moss Guillard landscape architecture) is a nearly all reclaimed/repurposed materials amphitheatre. With the goal of educating about recycling, creating a free… Continuar leyendo

Sustainability Fair / Feria de la Sustentabilidad

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VIII FERIA DE LA SUSTENTABILIDAD UC La Oficina de Sustentabilidad de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, les invita a participar en la VIII Feria de la Sustentabilidad UC versión 2013, esta se… Continuar leyendo