The Cardboard Structure

Shigeru Ban and Michael Hansmeyer teach us the architectural wonders that can be done only with cardboard… Hi, in the eagerness to find a location suitable for my future construction these last few days I have been traveling the Atlantic Ocean. Yes, I know it is soon yet, and I’m only beginning to gather information…

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The Sky on the Ceiling

Are you tired of always looking the same? Want to see clouds, trees or aquariums on your ceiling? Welcome to the future… Hi, if you follow the media you may have noticed that in my latest posted photo in them, I was posing with the gaze lost in the sky, well, it I had not…

The Bamboo Chapel

A construction beautiful of bamboo occupies our article of today, a construction challenge and environmental. Hi, if you are half adventurer as me, you will love to visit the Ilha do Corvo (Crow Island), the island smallest and most remote of the archipelago of the Azores. It has 17 kilometers from surface, a village called…

The Glass Dome

Massimilano Fuksas reform for Benetton the former Palace of the Military Union in Rome, introducing a wonderful dome on its deck. Hi, I know that you believe to know everything about me, it is not in vain, my face is well known in the communications media, my family has been in magazines since the creation…

The Titanium Armour

The first building in US that use as exterior cladding the titanium… and it is a Library!! Hi, a great friend reproached me than, reading my articles, he was waiting with joy that I visited his island («his» because it is your property, not because he live there). I had not forgotten the Oak Island,…

The ETFE Skin

The EFTE is a plastic with high chemical and mechanical resistance, great stability to temperature changes and high resistance to ultraviolet rays, a great material for the future … and the present! Hi, the people say that the irony does not understand of pleasures, only understand of revenge. I don’t think so; I think that…

The Metal Tower

Hi, my name is Leonardo Da Vinci… Don’t you believe me? Well, you do right! I am Rodolfo, the searcher of materials and construction systems of most fame of today. I have always believed that my ancestor Leonardo should live in our time, a mind privileged like yours should have had that prerogative, or you…

The Reinforced Concrete

The Reinforced concrete is the best material to build incredible shapes like this building located in Mumbai Hi, it is not easy to be always traveling but that it doesn´t mean that it is bad or unbearable, I, Rodolfo, usually I spend my time reading a book in the airports (nothing of thrillers, of course)…

The Ecological Concrete

The concrete is the greatest friend of ecology, besides being the most versatile material created by the man, in MIT know it very well and want to exploit this characteristic. Hi, I stand before you today, readers, overwhelmed and embarrassed because I’m going to skip a written rule that I expressed in my last article:…

The Wooden Bridge

The Henderson wave pedestrian bridge, linking the hills of Mount Faber, Telok Blangah Hill and Kent Ridge Park, is a incredible simulation of a snake. Hi, you know that my name is Rodolfo and I have the intention of creating a building with different materials and building systems, but all of them have to have…