Industrialized housing and myths

Industrialization in construction has emerged as one of the most promising sectors in the global architecture. Industrialized house has its origins in the early nineteenth century, Balloon frame with Chicago or Portable Colonial Cottages of Australia and South Africa; and it has been developing at a rapid pace … Read more

The origin of the Passivhaus, or how to do things right

The term Passivhaus will become from now the leitmotif of architects. One reason for this is a new way of understanding and rethinking architecture, as a discipline in the service of the people, and not a product of a bygone era of excess and inordinate architecture. But It … Read more

The “Modern Madrid” that was forgotten

In a neighborhood called “The Guindalera” part of the nineteenth century extensions Madrid, barely surviving a handful of modernist houses condemned to oblivion, and in most cases, a la Piquet. Houses, next to the current bullring of Las Ventas and the axis of Alcalá, are located mainly in … Read more

Unusual architecture: the house of John Cammarata

  Any house, decorated with care, originality and good taste, You can become a cozy home and even in a work of art. An example is Giovanni Cammarata (1914-2002), who when settled in Messina 1947 with his wife Paola, the only home we could afford was little more than … Read more