Tiny Topographies

Optimizing Bar Buildings for Sunlight and Pathways The aim of this project was to design a typology of housing is needed that resembles small, artificial terrains. The Bar Building typology will have set of long, dense buildings that will mimic the form of a topography. The forms will need to be optimized to allow for all the … Read more

Gardens of Tempelhof

Project Objective: Provide sustainable urban regeneration, and equal access to public spaces in dense cities, and create sunlit gardens while providing shade on the ground floor for public squares and corridors. Project Goals: •Maximizing sunlight exposure on gardens •Maximizing green space •Finding the optimized height with respect to the views. •Creating pocket gardens in between … Read more

A FISHERMAN’S TALE 渔夫的故事

Harmonising Coastal Futures, Restoring Balance in China’s Maritime , A Speculation of Communal Synergy in the context of Houtouwan THE PROBLEM // RESOURCE EXPLOITATION | OVER FISHING China’s over fishing crisis looms large, statistics revealing a stark reality of declining marine resources. With the majority of the worlds fishing resources coming from China, the country has … Read more

Territorios hídrico-sensibles

 “Ciclo biótico de infraestructuras hídricas resilientes para la recarga de acuíferos: El caso de Valle de las Palmas“. El voraz crecimiento de las ciudades ha generado una degradación del medio natural. En este proceso, la participación de actores locales, tales como grupos sociales, asociaciones civiles, institutos y órdenes de gobierno, crea plataformas para la toma de … Read more

VIDA Y MUERTE DE CIUDADES MINERAS. Estrategias territoriales para un nuevo imaginario del Cerro de Pasco, Perú – 2045

El inminente fin de todo proceso extractivo plantea interrogantes sobre el futuro incierto del territorio socio urbano en el cual se ha emplazado o que ha generado. Por lo general, las operaciones mineras están intrínsicamente ligadas a la degradación y desterritorialización de los sistemas naturales, como también, a la violación de los derechos a la … Read more

Ecologia Urbana en el área periurbana de São Paulo: Implantación de un Corredor Verde para Vincular el Crecimiento Urbano con la Naturaleza

Con más de la mitad de la población brasileña viviendo en áreas urbanas, la necesidad de integrar la naturaleza en la vida cotidiana se vuelve crucial. La urbanización desordenada alrededor de ríos y manantiales, como ocurre en la Represa Guarapiranga en São Paulo, compromete la cobertura vegetal, causando polución y amenazando la oferta de servicios … Read more

Optimizing green spaces

Optimizing green spaces is a project that aims to spot potential areas (plazas) around the cities, that are “dry” spaces, meaning that are composed mainly by pavement, and transform them into green areas, to enhance the quality of life who lives around and who is walking by, taking in consideration how people occupy the space … Read more

Urbanismo para la Paz

CAP01: INTRODUCCIÓN, CULTURA DE PAZ. Costa Rica es el primer país en abolir sus ejércitos y adoptar un Pacto para la Paz, la cual se basó principalmente en la nacionalización de la banca y algunos medios de producción, con los que se habilitó de músculo a un nuevo estado gestor Utilitarista en virtud de abolir … Read more

Activación RURbana

Imaginarios en  búsqueda de la gobernanza multinivel para el municipio de Masaya mediante la socio- productividad y la bioeconomía. El presente blog constituye la continuidad de una serie de blogs que intentan exponer alternativas para la reactivación de la interrelación rural- urbana del municipio de Masaya en Nicaragua, específicamente: En consecuencia, en la presente entrega, … Read more

Vallvidrera Reservoire

Context Frogs as An Indicative Species: The Pelophylax Perezi frogs, native to the reservoir are an indicator of the ecosystem’s biodiversity, and require a permanent body of water to thrive. These amphibians traverse through ecotones and patches, evidently providing us an indication of a diverse ecosystem.  Why Frogs? Analysis Methodology Could we use the behaviours … Read more

Turbulence and Regeneration

The site that was chosen was that of the intersection of the river Besos in Barcelona with the Mediterranean Sea . The site , is a juncture of not only the different natural ecologies at play, but also the affect on these ecologies caused by humans, (an electrical industry with outlets into the river) in … Read more

THE MOLECULAR ODYSSEY

Site Explore History of the Plànol del Ciutat Vella (Barcelona) Species found in Parc de la Ciutadella Tree trunk sample(Macro VS Micro) Moss(Macro VS Micro) Organic composite waste(Macro VS Micro) Tree bark(Macro VS Micro) Dry sand(Macro VS Micro) VR landscape Video

Future Cities: Lahore – A Vision for 2050

Where is Lahore? Lahore, the capital city of the Punjab province in Pakistan, is a historic urban center known for its rich culture, vibrant life, and significant economic contributions. Situated near the eastern border with India, Lahore stands as a testament to centuries of evolution, from a small walled city to a sprawling metropolis. As … Read more

MetaGrid

Metagrid represents a new way to explore urbanism, tailored for the context and its stakeholders. This project redefines ‘Agriculture’ to encompass not only the process of production but also broader elements like programs, solicitations, patterns, matters, behaviors, and networks, enabling innovative, open strategic approaches. Metagrid aims to reactivate Parc Agrari in Llobregat through Land Art, … Read more

REAP WHAT YOU SOW

This is the site, Llobregat Delta area. You can see the map, Pink and Red area. Pink is exisitng Agriculture area and Red is Abundant area which is cultivated in the past.The number of abundant areas is increasing little by little in Llobregat. Our proposal, we think what we can design this area. These is … Read more

Thirst For Change

Abstract Latin America finds itself at a crossroads, facing a tightening grip from a seemingly paradoxical situation: a growing scarcity of water amidst regions prone to both droughts and floods. This foundational story explores the current and future drought conditions gripping the continent, highlighting the environmental, social, and economic challenges at play. Introduction Understanding the … Read more

Torrents of change

Introduction: Shorter & Sharper Events Imagine the persistent drumming of rain against your window. Not the comforting tapping of a spring shower, but a relentless torrent that seems to prolong for days. This isn’t science fiction, but a glimpse into the potential future of many Latin American cities. A staggering 40% of the region is … Read more

Rising Waters

The year is 2100. Latin America is sinking. Due to global warming the polar icecaps have almost melted completely. In addition the increased temperature has caused the global water mass to expand by almost 1%. As a consequence sea levels are rising at unprecedented levels globally. The coastline in South America is hard-hit by these … Read more

Merging with the nature

Concept For the final exercise in complex forming we were asked to developed a museum for wildlife by using one of the concepts introduced during the 1st term. We choose to work with VOXELISATON. Methodological Approach to Design and Form-Finding Our project commenced with a systematic approach, encompassing several critical stages: Pseudo Code – Structural … Read more