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He proposes, by means of his architecture, projects and writings, fresh ways for building in five distinct urban areas: Clayton Williams marked it as to-read Mar 26, Our generation, which is the first to operate in a global context, needs to be able to redefine the modes of construction on the Earth so as to ensure that the fact of inhabiting it does not transform the basic parameters of the environment itself in such a way as to make it inhabitable.

If it knows how to interpret the values of the site, it will be gjallart of producing a richer and more complex place and leave it open to life and to its transformation and evolution.

I think the role of the architect is changing. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. If we keep using our Cartesian logic to understand the surface of objects we are not rethinking in anyway. In this situation, architecture itself must operate on the basis of logics that are no longer confined to the traditional functional typologies or to simple exercises of formal manipulation of the material for a manifestly iconic purpose; what is needed is a logic that responds to the processes and vicenge that obtain where it is to be inserted.

We understand the practice of architecture as an activity that sets processes in motion rather than simply surfing the conjunctural waves that periodically invade the territory. As an architect making all scale projects, as a publisher editing great books, as director creating an innovative institution.


After some years of pure formalism someone is trying to vlcente architecture in a new way. Bianca Gheorghita rated it it was amazing May 03, The Best Books of Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Oskar Yvan rated it it was amazing Apr 12, Any architectural practice that it seeks to act according to these principles must devote a significant amount of its time to research. A process oriented toward creating conditions of habitability in the territory more than constructing buildings. Architecture, then, must emerge in specific places, at particular moments in history, in a continuous process of re-foundation of the territory. Madalinagiurgiu rated it really liked it Apr 22, The Metapolis group, the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia and the Fab Labs and other structures that may be created in the future are oriented toward stimulating the progress of architecture in an open, collective way.

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Geologics: Geography Information Architecture by Vicente Guallart

This guy is a clear example of the new generation, he is able to succeed in different fields of architecture simultaneously. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Geography Information Architecture by Vicente Guallart. Mesut Hanafiah marked it as to-read May 17, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Every architecture project acts heologics a particular geographical environment, interacts with the world through the multiple networks that traverse it, and ultimately defines a functional node that transforms the properties of the place. Shane Daniel is currently reading it May 27, This research extends over a considerable period of time in which some of the initial lines of work have been consolidated as precise forms of actuation, while in other cases new lines of work have been marked out for consolidation in the future.


There would be no need for architecture if human beings were content to live in caves or in trees. Alvin Khaled marked it as to-read Sep 28, If anyone in London happens to attend this lecture at the Architectural Association — beginning in only about an hour and a half — can you let me know how it is?

A new era demands a new architecture: The logics presented here thus encompass a range of issues —structural, formal, physiological, relational— that have to do with the physical aspects of the territory and the elements that compose it and with the actual structural relationships of living beings.

Geologics: Geography Information Architecture

All the people that worked for his office hate him. Guallart is a very bad architect and as an human person is so bad: Ahmad Sabbouri added it Dec 20, But still, the most rudimentary living being on the planet is more complex and more geoloigcs than any building constructed at any time in history.

The processes of socialization of the information technologies in the last years permit now mean that all of this open system of organizing the world on the basis of open ugallart networks is diluted in the physical world and transforms it. Vicente Guallart, pioneer and producer of new media on architecture, examines the technological, social and cultural changes inherent in our current information society.