In a recent coffee-break in Ecosistema Urbano we have been discussing the project for City of Culture of Galicia by Eisenman Architects and one of us used the expression “Bilbao effect”. Inevitably, this reminded me of a post I had written some time ago for the blog complexitys (HDA | Hugh Dutton Associés) and I would like to share my ideas with our readers:
A recent article on ArchDaily talked about our ‘in progress’ footbridge at La Roche sur Yon.
We’re pleased to be a subject of interest for a such an important architecture website, and what we appreciate even more is the public feedback and the list of comments left, which have inspired some interesting reflections about our work here at HDA.
I would particularly like to share some thoughts on the idea (or even obsession) of “being original” in architecture, the meaning of copying someone or something, and what this could imply nowadays, in a time when everybody is talking about copyright and how it’s changing with new communication technologies. continue reading
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Presenté este proyecto para el taller INTERACTIVOS `09 del Medialab y ha sido seleccionado. Es un proyecto abierto y la idea es que pueda mejorarse a lo largo de las dos semanas de taller. Del 16 al 30 de Julio en Donosti, y aún esta abierta la inscripción para colaborar. continue reading
This is our last daily playlist at the office, from now on we’ll post weekly or monthly playlists, so the first music brain-storming ends up here… the bright side is that weekly or monthly playlists are smoother and rested, and we have more time to select tracks for everyday work…
Here we go with the next delivery…
Exploring New Visualisation Tools for Community Participation in the
Transformations of the Built Environment
Pop-Up Landscapes and Wiki Urban Planning Workshop
26-27-28 Feb 2009 – Hangar Barcelona continue reading
“In this innovative animation, filmmaker Laura Hanna, writer Gavin Browning and video artists Dana Schechter and Molly Schwartz examine the concept of The Commons as a means to achieve a society of justice and equality.
DIYcity was created in October 2008 by John Geraci. The site explores the idea that open, participatory web technologies, applied to city living patterns, infrastructure and services, can radically transform cities as we know them, making them more efficient, more livable and more sustainable.
we proudly present another cover series showing the work we develop…
omini.net is a sharing resources project for architecture realised by ma0 studio (www.ma0.it); the website collects and shares the “omini”, the figures that architects insert into projects.