Library and Cultural Center in Jávea nominated for the ArchDaily’s 2018 Building of the Year Awards

Our built work Public Library and Socio-Cultural Center in Jávea, done in collaboration with José Moragues and Ricardo Paternina, has been nominated for the Building of the Year 2018 Awards in the category of Cultural Architecture by the online architectural magazine ArchDaily. You can vote for the work here.

Hipo 5 Futurable Presents, Presentable Futures published

The fifth issue Hipo 5 Futurable Presents, Presentable Futures from HipoTesis Numbered Issues is already published, with contributions from Ingrid Hufnagl, Damián Plouganou, Jaime Llorente and Ana Martínez-Pita. In his book Future Past, Reinhart Koselleck develops the so-called “history of concepts”, which invents a new time that attempts to…

Thinking Incubator in Otaniemi Spring 2018 studio course

Building Design studio – Spring Semester 2018
Aalto University Department of Architecture

Article in Architectural Research in Finland 2017

The new magazine Architectural Research in Finland, Vol.1, no.1 (2017) has just been published, including the article Architecture in Suspension. Disruptive practices within the state of exception, co-authored with Francisco G. Triviño. The research was presented at the 7th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research in Finland, organized by the…

Doctoral thesis shortlisted in competition arquia/tesis 2017

My doctoral dissertation has been shortlisted in the 11th Biennial Competition for Doctoral Dissertations in Architecture arquia/tesis 2017 by Arquia Foundation, together with other 25 theses among a total of 176 submitted. Arquia Foundation is a Barcelona-based foundation boosting the diffusion of the architectural culture with the aim of…

Studio course final review Psychiatric Hospital in Laakso

Today Tuesday December 12th at 13:15 we will have the final review of the studio course at Master’s level Psychiatric Hospital in Laakso (Helsinki) at Aalto University Department of Architecture (Miestentie 3, room 211). The Building Design Studio task is to design a conceptual scheme for a new psychiatric…

ETH Zurich’s Dietmar Eberle at Aalto University (recap)

Dietmar Eberle, Professor of Architecture and Design at ETH Zurich Department of Architecture and founding partner of Baumschlager Eberle Architekten, visited Aalto University last October to give a lecture titled ‘200 100 50 20 10’ at the Department of Architecture. A recap on his visit can be read here.

Lecture and workshop by Ecosistema Urbano within DM in AU course

Aalto University Department of Architecture

Human Cities_Challenging the City Scale / Bilbao 2017

This week I will participate in the event Human Cities_Challenging the City Scale / Bilbao 2017 on behalf of Aalto University-Helsinki team and together with my colleagues at Group X.The group of events consists of exhibitions, seminars and workshops in different locations including the Azkuna Zentroa (former Alhóndiga Bilbao)….

Copenhagen and Malmö, Utzon and Lewerentz

Two works and one book from a recent trip with students to Copenhagen (Denmark) and Malmö (Sweden): the Bagsværd Church on the outskirts of Copenhagen (1976) by Jørn Utzon, the Eastern Cemetery of Malmö (1916-1969) by Sigurd Lewerentz, and Adventures in Conceptualism (Arvinius+Orfeus, 2016) by Kristoffer L. Weiss.   …