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Los números de 2012

Los duendes de las estadísticas de WordPress.com prepararon un informe sobre el año 2012 de este blog.

Aquí hay un extracto:

600 personas llegaron a la cima del monte Everest in 2012. Este blog tiene 12.000 visitas en 2012. Si cada persona que ha llegado a la cima del monte Everest visitara este blog, se habría tardado 20 años en obtener esas visitas.

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Svalbard. Photo by Reuben Wu

“Any environmental design task is characterized by an astounding amount of unavailable or indeterminate information.”
—Nicholas Negroponte, The Architecture Machine

The North and South Poles are somehow a terra incognita for architects. The harsh conditions of this environments are related more with the power of ideas than materiality, while we are still speculating about how to conquer this territory of the virtually unknown, as Peter Cook pointed on MAP 001 Antartica. These territories, the Artic and the Antartic, has been inspiration for artists, poets, musicians and architects, who have been working to discover the secrets hidden behind the masses of ice that shape these lands.

With all this facts in mind, it is interesting to revisit some history about built projects in this areas, such as the Halley VI Antartic Research Station or the Princess Elisabeth Station as examples to understand what have…

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Thesis + Architecture Porftolio

by Enrique Aznar

  • For Architects, films and books are a very powerful medium because it allows them to walk virtually through a model or a small mock up of the building or an alternative world while the client is watching and enables them to also demonstrate design ideas as if the building was explored by the eyes of the visitors. Altough they are different fields, they represent lives, time and space in different ways; movies or books portray scenarios and help enhance the image, architecture on the other hand represents it by building it and physically giving it to the people and the city. Hence a film or a book can use architecture to enhance and create the narrative.

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