“We are currently in a society where people live longer. Smart cities are a response to this.” said Laurent Abadie, CEO of Panasonic Europe. His words are clear, smart cities are not only about technology and the environment but also about people’ well-being, about which services we can offer to people and make their lives […]Read More Smart Cities for a society of longer lives
I have been back home for some days now and I can not still forget this last summer in Myanmar. It has been an unique experience. I was not prepared for the different way of travelling I encountered, but after the initial shock I have had the time of my life. Experienced people said me […]Read More A Summer in Green Myanmar
Nowadays, with the climate change and sustainable development being at the spotlight, I would like to write about the adaptive reuse. You may quickly grasp the concept only reading these words but, just in case, I will answer the following question for you: What does adaptive reuse is? In general, we understand that it “is […]Read More Too good to throw away: The adaptive reuse.
“It is not logical that in a Mediterranean city the majority of roofs are closed and do not have any kind of use”. This was remarked a few months ago by Barcelona’s city Mayor, Xavier Trias. I have to say that I totally agree with it. If you have a look to an aerial photography […]Read More Towards Sustainable Cities. Strenghtening social bonds in Barcelona.
“Architects are spending one out of every six minutes online using social media” according to sources like PRweb.com Well, actually a lot of people nowadays is spending more and more minutes every day to social media, so why architects shouldn’t? Their public and young staff is all using social media and they know that it […]Read More Architecture Instagramers
I wanted to write this post for a few days but until now I hadn’t found the time nor the inspiration. The idea came in TECH 637 class of last week, when our teacher was talking about the presentation of online and offline self, the embodiment and the way interaction with other people help to […]Read More Eureka! Perfomativity and Architecture
Today I’ve decided to write about a wonderful documentary I watched some months ago. How much does your building weigh, Mr. Foster? is about the life and career of one of the most famous architects of the century, Norman Foster. The first time I watched it, was in the Verdi Cinema in Barcelona, and had […]Read More How much does your building weigh, Mr.Foster?