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…

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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…

The Church-House of Knightsbridge

Hello, as you know by magazines, newspapers and related media my name is Rodolfo, but I’m not Rudolph Valentino, and Rudolf Nureyev, and, of course, Juan Rodolfo Wilcock, nothing to do with artists and people with similar interests. My name has been both fashionable and I am too lazy to write to the point that…

The impressive sailboat hotel

The largest sailboat of the world is in Panama and has a hotel five-star, luxury residences and a promising future. Hi, have you longed my presence in the last week? I hope that if… the disappointment would be capital if it were in another form, as large as a few years ago, at the opening…

The invisible building

A building that merges with its environment? That’s nothing! It continues until the end of the article and you will see the past and the future.   Hi, the invisibility has always been an obsession in the humanity, it is a feature that has a lot to do with two issues of the psyche of…