Somosaguas by Marcio Kogan, a Luxury of Urbanization

In Pozuelo de Alarcón live the cream of our society, footballers, politicians, entrepreneurs and artists, live in luxury houses, such as those that make up the urbanization that we present today. If we talk about choosing a place where to reside, it is not that it is a demerit live near of famous personalities like Felipe…

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The Passivhaus Effect

The implementation of this concept would save between 75 and 90 per cent of electricity consumption, this would amount to 33 percent of the total energy consumption in the country. From the creators of “If all goes well why to help to improve and if  everything goes wrong, we do not change that it could go…

A pool overlooking the Empire State

New York teaches us to enjoy its unique changing landscapes with style… of height! The city of New York opens this year a new icon in its Skyline, a couple of buildings on the coast of the East River, looking towards Queens, whose major characteristic is not the height, or the surface, typology, or the form, being all these of…

The Global Project of the Year is for Calatrava

The Architect-Engineer has received one award more, this is the best project of the year by the ENR magazine. Hi, I’m Rodolfo, again, and I have to warn that the scenario in which the architecture moves is growing exponentially, as well as the manifestations emanating from it. However, all that glitters isn´t gold and also…

The barrier of Plastic

How choose an envelope to protect us from the outside, stable enough and that allows us to be more efficient ecologically? Hi, my main goal when I write in this medium (the best, no doubt) is to analyse the materials and the construction systems already existing (or in process of existence) in an desire to…

The two suns of Beijing

We move in the time and the space to discover what happens to the new building by Zaha Hadid. Ai Weiwei loved the sunrise, the sunset and, more specifically, the dusk. he loved it because he had experienced this of first-hand in his youth and, although now it were only part of the memory, he…

The Mystery of the Golden Building

A building coated of the metal more precious to mankind… and it has thermal qualities that make it practical, useful and unique   Hi, the magical night on 14 February is celebrated Valentine’s day in many places on the planet, that night we meet in the house of my aunt (from Toronto, you know) a…