Tag Archives: Mariano Arias-Diez

THE CITY AND IT’S PUBLIC SPACE

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The city belongs to its citizens, and they must feel part of and identified by it. By its configuration and characteristics public space is the place where social relationships develop, the collective life. In other words, public space is where we can gather, get to know each other, communicate, manifest, converse, learn, stroll, interact; that’s why squares, parks, plazas and streets are spaces that give character and identity and unity to a city. This relationship between this elements and between the notions of identity and belonging must be understood as the first step to improve our urban quality of life. Continue reading

a10studio

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Very few times we post about our work, in this occasion we will show a bit of the whole image that we had developed for our buddies at a10studio, we are developing our own full website for LA76 and soon … Continue reading

(the quest for) ORNAMENT

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Chokkura plaza by Kengo Kuma and Associates Although the debate about ORNAMENT in contemporary architecture and design is a bit more complex than what we will mention here, i wanted to share this combination of works by different offices plus … Continue reading