Posts Tagged: coast

Strange Bedfellows

Left: Construction of Instant City, Ibiza, in 1971 (photo domusweb.it) Right: Hotel Algarrobico, Carboneras, Almería, 2010. The image at left shows the construction of the “Instant City” during the congress of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID)

Strange Bedfellows

Left: Construction of Instant City, Ibiza, in 1971 (photo domusweb.it) Right: Hotel Algarrobico, Carboneras, Almería, 2010. The image at left shows the construction of the “Instant City” during the congress of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID)

Cedar Island, Lebanon: Learning from Dubai?

In my earlier posting “Hotel Barcelona”  I mention a coastal high-rise hotel that resembles the Burj al Arab Hotel in Dubai. Well, here’s a Lebanese Cedar artificial island project inspired by Dubai’s Palms. I guess this is one way to

Cedar Island, Lebanon: Learning from Dubai?

In my earlier posting “Hotel Barcelona”  I mention a coastal high-rise hotel that resembles the Burj al Arab Hotel in Dubai. Well, here’s a Lebanese Cedar artificial island project inspired by Dubai’s Palms. I guess this is one way to

The pursuit of pleasure by the most efficient available means: the urbanism of Benidorm, Spain

[originally published in Onsite Review # 14] Benidorm is a city in southeastern Spain with an urban morphology that is highly unusual for Europe: it is a city of point towers. From a distance, it resembles an American downtown or a new

The pursuit of pleasure by the most efficient available means: the urbanism of Benidorm, Spain

[originally published in Onsite Review # 14] Benidorm is a city in southeastern Spain with an urban morphology that is highly unusual for Europe: it is a city of point towers. From a distance, it resembles an American downtown or a new