Man Made Landscapes


I often rejoice with beautiful images from natural landscapes and think how amazing the Planet Earth is, the best architect of all… Now and then, however, I find photographs that reveal the immense… Continue reading

The New Dynamic Trio: architecture | rendering | photography


Zaha Hadid | Galaxy Soho | Beijing, China I must admit that even if Im not a huge fan of this extreme Formalism that has invaded contemporary architecture spirits, Zaha Hadid keeps surprising… Continue reading

Transit City: common ground or virtual space – DXB Dubai International Airport


Boarding at Dubai International Airport TRANSIT CITY HAS NO TIME Its 8:00 am, I’m sitting at Paul, a franchise proud of being a Maison de Qualité Foundée en 1889, while sweeping a hot… Continue reading

when is white too white – part 2


Isbjerget housing project in Aarhus, Denmark by seARCH, CEBRA, JDS + Louis Paillard I wonder if this Danish people leave in fairyland and what will happen to all this beautiful white mass over… Continue reading

When is white too white?


Extension Chalet 7, Bad Gastein, Austria by Kuehn Malvezzi I seriously keep wondering why Northern countries keep insisting in using shear white interiors over a shear white (at least half the year) background…Don’t… Continue reading

Practice vs Theory


He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast. Leonardo da Vinci …I would add that the… Continue reading

2012 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,500 times… Continue reading

Task of the day…


One of my partners asks me to make a bad preliminary architectural sketch in order to get a client! Not in a million years I would have imagined this possible…Architecture works in mysterious… Continue reading

I wonder…


Cervantes Theater by Ensamble Studio, public square of Plaza Carso in Mexico City Is the new barbecue grill to the cook the giant mushroom?

In between…


Venice, Italy, February 2012