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Fyyri: The library as a pandora’s box | Blog From the shooter to the city

Decades ago, a library stopped being a place to read books — let alone to store them — to become a space in which to activate people. There books – of course – but also light and, above all, discovery play a fundamental role. In Kirkkonummi, near Helsinki, the old reading room – a concrete […]

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The 3,000-year-old lost city of Luxor appears | Culture

Bones and remains of the city found under the sand, in southern Egypt, this Thursday. Images provided by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities When Egypt still had its head in the solemn procession of mummies last Saturday in Cairo, a local archaeological mission announced on Thursday the discovery […]

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The little and the much in architecture | Blog From the shooter to the city

This is a project of neighborhood and life, of interior and street, of little and much, of the joy and dignity that can be in a color and of the importance of finishing the works well, no matter how tight the budgets and economic Materials employed. It is signed by a couple of careful architects: […]

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Everything is on the facade | Blog From the shooter to the city

In the Buenos Aires neighborhood of River, the façade of the Sáenz Valiente mixed-use building – on the Alcorta campus of the Torcuato di Tella University – turns logic around: it is lighter on the ground than it is in the sky. Like a tree, it grows in complexity and branches out. However, it maintains […]

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A Parliament that will speak more about the place than about democracy | Blog From the shooter to the city

Under the shade of the trees of the word, West African elders meet to discuss and make consensual decisions in the interest of the community. The tree of the word is a symbol of the agreement, of the construction of that agreement, and also of the generosity of nature and the respect it deserves. Its […]

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Palma City Council eliminates Admirals Churruca, Gravina and Cervera from the street because of “their fascist origin” | Culture

The mayor of Palma, José Hila, in the center, with other municipal representatives, today Monday in the lobby of the Town Hall.PALMA CITY COUNCIL Cosme Damián Churruca never lowered the flag. He faced each other on the deck of the Saint John Nepomuk six English ships at the Battle of Trafalgar (1805). He died on […]

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From empty Spain to active Spain | Blog From the shooter to the city

It is the distance, seeing a town appear in the distance or being able to observe a city from the air, which allows us to understand the best urban planning at a stroke. Also his generosity, the way of thinking about people. Closeness, on the other hand, describes the quality and humanity of any building. […]

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The land of everyone? | Blog From the shooter to the city

Donald Trump’s mother, Mary Anne McLeod, traded a town in Scotland for New York to join her two sisters and work as a housekeeper. Several decades earlier, the Bavarian Friedrich Trump had landed on Ellis Island, he was 16 years old, he was illiterate, he did not speak English and it is hard to believe […]

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Latin America builds the United States | Blog From the shooter to the city

Two hundred dollars per square meter (166 euros). The habit of working with little generates the ingenuity and audacity that the Mexican studio Producer has been demonstrated by building a set of experimental houses in Denver (Colorado). The architects talk about rethinking low-density areas – such as the first belt around downtown Denver where this […]

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Less needs more (imagination) | Blog From the shooter to the city

In the same way that not only the subtraction is valid in the simple works, the minor architecture is not a question of scale. This is demonstrated by the Can Sau project, an emergency scenography that the architects Eduard Callis (Olot, 1977) and Guillem Moliner (Barcelona, ​​1979) signed in Olot. Can Sau. Urban corner in […]

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