AVS 2016 award for 134 social housing in Alcorcón (Madrid)

The built work 134 social housing in the plot M 20.1.2 of Alcorcón (Madrid), designed by the architect Antonio Rodríguez and promoted by the Social Housing Agency of the Region of Madrid -former Housing Institute of Madrid (IVIMA)- has been awarded with the first prize in the AVS 2016…

Final review Regrowth_Tallinn studio course

Today I will participate in the review session of the design studio ARK E4504 on Housing and Urbanism at the Aalto University Department of Architecture, with the topic Regrowth_Tallinn and organized by Frances Hsu. The session will be held from 14.00 at Paja premises on Otaniemi campus. Situated at…

ATLAS by Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos

Next Wednesday April 27th I will introduce Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano from Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, Alvar Aalto Medal 2015, at the Department of Architecture at Aalto University, who will be lecturing with the title “ATLAS” at 18:00 in the old building of the Department designed by Alvar Aalto…

MAS in Collective Housing UPM / ETH at ETSAM

It is now ten years since I took part in the first edition (2006) of the recommendable Master of Advanced Studies in Collective Housing MCH at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, where I had the double opportunity to meet and work closely with many of the architects -students and professors-…

Double research award for HipoTesis at Spanish Biennial

HipoTesis platform, the collaborative publishing project created in 2009 with Francisco G. Triviño and Katerina Psegiannaki, has been awarded twice in the XIII Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urban Planning (BEAU), within the I Call for Research Projects in Architecture and Urban Planning “Alternatives”, both awards in the category…

Labs for Learners results exhibited in Milan

In the context of the Human Cities partners meeting, to be held in Milan on April 13th-15th, the exhibition “Human Cities_ Challenging the City Scale/Milano” will be showed, where Group X at Aalto University is taking part showing the projects “School as a Service” and “Exit School of Architecture”….

Hipo 4 Exceptional Exceptions Call for papers

HipoTesis Numbered Issues is searching for collaborations for Hipo 4 in the form of texts between 3500 and 5000 words. Exceptional Exceptions The Spanish dictionary defines exception as the deviation from the rule or general condition of the other things of its same kind. Considering this definition we can…