URBAN MICROCLIMATE

URBAN MICROCLIMATE: a lecture by JUAN ARANA Urban Microlimate: High Performance Landscapes. Public space and green areas are no longer passive environments for leisure. They are also “organic infrastructure”  that deal with improvement of urban climate comfort and air quality, enhance biodiversity and include water management strategies. The class reviews the most significant aspects of…

URBAN LANDSCAPE

The idea of landscape as culture, the result of layers of interaction between humans and the environment, helps us to understand and view the urban scene. As designers we search for a key to reveal the nature of our interventions, in our quest to create places that embody ideals and celebrate place, searching for a…

URBAN FURNITURE

URBAN FURNITURE: 2 lectures by JOSE ANTONIO GRANERO + JOSE MARIA ROMOJARO

URBAN MATERIALS

We represent abstract thought through the concrete and through words;, through the analysis of an object meant as distinct form. The Alhambra in Granada, the Place Stanislas in Nancy, the works of the Land-Art, all express the enduring nature of the ephemeral. In these places, materials are used in order to discover an unknown substance:…