Category Archives: Architecture

Architetti che vogliono Trasformare la Città in Boschi

La disciplina che si occupa di studiare soluzioni innovative imitando i comportamenti e le tattiche della natura è detta Biomimetica (Biomimetics o Biomimicry in inglese) e a tal riguardo Cristiana Favretto mi dice: “Noi seguiamo i principi della Biomimetica per … Continue reading

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Manual del Arquitecto Descalzo

Descalzos es como se ha construido en muchas culturas a lo largo de la historia con una sabiduría, sostenibilidad y eficacia, dentro de los recursos de los que disponían, que ya querrían muchos expertos modernos. Y “Manual del arquitecto descalzo. … Continue reading

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Simple houses made from straw

Pierre Eloy believes straw is the ideal alternative to wood in China, a country that lacks timber resources in relation to the size of its population and has therefore been importing vast quantities as its economy has grown rapidly.  The … Continue reading

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Open Source Ecology – Global Village Construction Set

The Global Village Construction Set (GVCS) is an open technological platform that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small civilization with modern comforts. Key Features of the GVCS: Open … Continue reading

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El Bambu en la arquitectura

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Lessons of design learned from nature

Michael Pawlyn is a British architect with an affinity for the natural world. So he is passionate about biomimicry—a discipline that looks at nature’s best ideas to inspire solutions to human problems. The Eden Project in Cornwall (pictured bottom), where … Continue reading

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El Barro, las manos, la casa

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El Manzano en transicion hacia un futuro sustentable

Ecoescuela El Manzano, centro de una comunidad de aprendizaje en Chile, ha sido aceptado por Territorio Chile como un proyecto de desarrollo comunitario de punta, con completo apoyo para desarrollar nuestra visión de Universidad Viva, granja demostrativa y comunidad. Ahora … Continue reading

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¿Cómo crear grandes lugares?

Leer Hace algunas semanas atrás revisábamos las necesidades que tiene un determinado sector de la ciudad para convertirse en un gran lugar, me preguntaba concretamente ¿Qué hace de un barrio un gran lugar? A partir de esto PPS plantea “El … Continue reading

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A Low Impact Woodland Home

Read You are looking at pictures of a house I built for our family in Wales. It was built by myself and my father in law with help from passers by and visiting friends. 4 months after starting we were … Continue reading

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