Posts Tagged: climate

Media-TIC, another Sad Spectacle?

In an article I wrote a few years ago on Barcelona’s Media-TIC building, for Mark Magazine #25, I concluded my optimistic text by asking: “Will its ETFE pillow system work successfully and eventually make its way onto curtain-wall façades of office

Media-TIC, another Sad Spectacle?

In an article I wrote a few years ago on Barcelona’s Media-TIC building, for Mark Magazine #25, I concluded my optimistic text by asking: “Will its ETFE pillow system work successfully and eventually make its way onto curtain-wall façades of office

Experimenting in Public: Metropol Parasol, Seville, by Jürgen Mayer H.

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #33] Seville’s public squares come in all shapes and sizes. Some are large and officious, others small and illicit; some are patronized by conservative families in their Sunday best, while others are taken over by rowdy radicals in their

Experimenting in Public: Metropol Parasol, Seville, by Jürgen Mayer H.

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #33] Seville’s public squares come in all shapes and sizes. Some are large and officious, others small and illicit; some are patronized by conservative families in their Sunday best, while others are taken over by rowdy radicals in their

Building as Research: Media-TIC by Cloud 9

[originally published in Mark Magazine #25] Column-free lobby Truss space Two facades with different pillow systems: ETFE fog configuration and ETFE diaphragm configuration. The range of building materials and construction techniques available to contemporary architects is unparalleled in history. New

Building as Research: Media-TIC by Cloud 9

[originally published in Mark Magazine #25] Column-free lobby Truss space Two facades with different pillow systems: ETFE fog configuration and ETFE diaphragm configuration. The range of building materials and construction techniques available to contemporary architects is unparalleled in history. New