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Taking stock of the severe environmental predicament that now faces our world, this exhibition intends to ignite a reflection (both retrospective and pro-spective) on the strong link between the twin disciplines of agriculture and architecture, and on their growing divorce since the industrial revolution. It aims to learn from agricultural scientists, activists and designers who […]
Economy of means suggests the challenge of using one mean for multiple ends, investigating what makes the category both a mark and a precondition of a rational architecture. It is a truth universally acknowledged that resources of all types, in all parts of the world, must be managed with greater consciousness and care as the […]
The debate around ornament and its elusive nature has been crucial in the definition of fundamental turning points in history of architecture. In architecture, it never disappeared, but evolved through time into diverse incarnations, either embraced, rejected or reinvented, as mirrors of the prevailing theoretical positions. By looking at the way ornament coincides or coexists […]
Inner Space looks behind the curtains of the design process, questioning how the cognitive process of imagination unfolds and how it gets translated into a work of architecture, by identifying two parallel and strictly intertwined movements in the construction of imagination: a collective and an individual one. The collective construction is the architectural project’s synthesis […]
Rock-Cultural Heritage Leading Urban Futures, Young Bird Plan.
Abreu Advogados; Babel; Casa da Arquitectura; Fundação CCB; Fundação EDP; Fundação Millennium bcp; José Mateus, arquitecto; Ordem dos Arquitectos.
Acción Cultural Española; École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de la Ville et des Territoires de Paris-Est (Marne-la-Vallée); MIARD / Research + Design – Piet Zwart Institute; Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera; Fondazione Aldo Rossi.