27 Monday February 2017

"I can't design without having the material in my mind's eye"

Francesc RiféInterview with Francesc Rifé, interior architect

23 Thursday February 2017

The absence of scale (by Jaume Prat)

Ausencia de escalaArchitecture is the art of space. Architecture creates spaces, and these make up its primary raw material. What architecture does in these spaces it creates is, essentially, propose relationships. And it is these spatial relationships that allow the different creations proposed to mobilize and function.

21 Tuesday February 2017

"The CODIC, as a collective involved in BBConstrumat, wanted to do something different this year and play a more active role."

Teresa CasasBarcelona Building Construmat is presenting a major new feature at this year's edition: the coordination of the National and International Contract Forum will be undertaken by the Association of Interior Designers and Decorators of Catalonia (CODIC) with the aim of showcasing the work of these professionals. The president of CODIC, Teresa Casas, explains what an interior designer's work entails and tells us more about the Association's involvement in the show.

26 Thursday January 2017

El CODIC impulsa el Foro Contract Nacional e Internacional de BBConstrumat

El codic impulsa el Foro Contract Nacional e Internacional de BBConstrumatEl Colegio de Diseñadores de Interiores de Cataluña (CODIC) y Barcelona Building Construmat han hecho una apuesta conjunta para poner en valor el trabajo del diseñador de interiores en la próxima edición del Salón Internacional de la Construcción de Fira de Barcelona que se celebrará del 23 al 26 de mayo en el recinto de Gran Via. Se organizarán también sesiones de networking con profesionales y con empresas de todo el mundo, especialmente del mercado sudamericano

19 Thursday January 2017

Displaced centres of gravity (by Jaume Prat)

Centros de gravedad desplazadosThe discussions we tend to have about our cities almost always respond to a reality that imposes (in a literal sense) the issues to be worked on, often without any previous work having been carried out on such issues: urban transformations happen in this way, and if they are not discussed the situation develops without the control of technical planners and politicians, who could do something to direct such transformations, if, that is, they had sufficient awareness of them.

The case of the city of Lyon allows us to reflect on how planning and action can be taken in relation to a city in need of controlled growth.

16 Monday January 2017

"The combination of raising a building's height and public grants can facilitate the energy rehabilitation of a building"

Gerardo WadelInterview with Gerardo Wadel Architect and director of R&D and Quality at ‘La Casa por el Tejado'

10 Tuesday January 2017

"People should be the focal point of every architect's work"

Arquitectes de CapçaleraInterview with Ibon Bilbao and Josep Bohigas, the founders of Arquitectes de Capçalera.

21 Wednesday December 2016

Confiamos el diseño de los espacios comunes a Anna & Eugeni Bach Arquitectes

Anna i Eugeni BachEl estudio de arquitectura afincado en Barcelona dará forma a las Arenas de la próxima edición

20 Sunday November 2016

"The networks will shape the urban space itself"

SmartcityNacho Martín (Manager of IED Innovation Lab and Co-founder of Mi5VR) talks about IOT with Rosalía Simón Navarro (Smart city leader at Telefónica's IoT department).

18 Friday November 2016