Recent Submissions

  • La Borda: promoción de vivienda cooperativa con criterios de calidad ambiental 

    Gamboa Masdevall, Cristina; Masoni, Pol; López Plazas, Fabian; Volpi, Luca (Grupo Tecma Red, 2018)
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  • Energy renovation through RELS methodology in social housing 

    Calatayud Souweine, Daniel; Claret, Coque; López Plazas, Fabian; Volpi, Luca (2016)
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  • Intuition and experimentation as teaching tools: physical and interactive computational models 

    López López, David; Domènech Rodríguez, Marta; Guirao Costas, Sergio (International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), 2022)
    Conference report
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    Structural design and analysis is generally not the favourite subject among architecture students, who find it hard to assimilate abstract structural concepts expressed in complex formulae, whose translation to specific ...
  • Blancos de paisajes formativos: escuela en La Font d'en Carròs, Valencia 

    Peñín Llobell, Alberto (Editorial Universitat Politècnica de València, 2022)
    Conference lecture
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    En un emplazamiento privilegiado, entre paisaje y ciudad, el objeto de cualquier intervención es ponerlo en valor. Si además se trata de una escuela, el privilegio es doble. Las cualidades del lugar, formales, climáticas ...
  • Arquitectura, industria y emergencia ambiental 

    Valor Montero, Jaume (Palimpsesto Editorial, 2022)
    Conference report
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    La emergencia ambiental se traduce en normativas que afectan a la arquitectura y la indústria. Se explora en las distintas estrategias de los arquitectos para reducir el impacto ambiental de la construcción en Barcelona ...
  • Local as available: redefining tradition 

    Fuertes Pérez, Pere; Farré Moreto, Raimon (2017)
    Conference report
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    The meaning of local in architecture cannot be conceived today without considering the effects of a global world. Available materials are not produced locally, as they used to be, and tradition — as a collective knowledge ...
  • Patio as a structural invariant. Buildings with patio facing adaptive reuse in Barcelona 

    Fuertes Pérez, Pere; Sauquet Llonch, Roger Joan; Salvadó Aragonès, Núria (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2021)
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    Certain architectural structures have the ability to persist over time when a building undergoes a change of use. This is the case of patios, according to the conclusions of a study focused on the reused buildings of ...
  • Satellite Rooms: Francesc Mitjans’ Modern Housing Resilience in Barcelona 

    Mària Serrano, Magdalena; Rentería Cano, Isabela; Rueda Velazquez, Claudia (Docomomo International, 2021)
    Conference report
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    Barcelona has a large number of apartment buildings built throughout the twentieth century, whose sizes exceed the current needs and possibilities of its inhabitants. The new variants in lifestyles, combined with housing ...
  • The Reuse of Housing Buildings in Barcelona. The Versatility of Old Constructive Structures 

    Mària Serrano, Magdalena; Monteys Roig, Xavier (2021)
    Conference report
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    There are 1,463 buildings in Barcelona, from different times from the first century to the present day, that have changed their functions once or more times throughout their life. This paper analyses those cases in which ...
  • Learning by comparing 

    Mària Serrano, Magdalena; Musquera Felip, Sílvia (2021)
    Conference report
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    The subject Comparative Architecture, carried out in the MBArch Master of the ETSAB (UPC), proposes the comparison of 10 pairs of images as a methodology for learning architecture. Throughout the course, students elaborate ...
  • Aprendiendo de las presas: la mirada de la arquitectura a la obra hidráulica 

    Callís Freixas, Eduard (Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura. Universidad de Navarra, 2021)
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    El empeño continuado de los habitantes de la península para atar las aguas, como mecanismo de domesticación y control del territorio, ha situado España a la cabeza de la construcción de grandes presas. A pesar de la ...
  • Alvar Aalto and the danish tradition 

    Ferrer Forés, Jaime Jose (Alvar Aalto Foundation, 2021)
    Conference lecture
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    Alvar Aalto had a great influence in Denmark. Due to Aalto's work a new interpretation of modernism arose in Denmark. His influence was of a quite varied character. Danish architects as Jørn Utzon (1918-2008), Jean-Jacques ...

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