Posts Tagged: corruption

Love-You Architecture

“The envy and hostility of Wall Street leads many to a common goal: to amass enough money so as to enact your revenge. This end goal is called fuck-you money.” -Alexis Goldstein, former VP Deutsche Bank turned Occupy Wall Street activist.

Love-You Architecture

“The envy and hostility of Wall Street leads many to a common goal: to amass enough money so as to enact your revenge. This end goal is called fuck-you money.” -Alexis Goldstein, former VP Deutsche Bank turned Occupy Wall Street activist.

The Barcelona Brand

Barcelona is the sixth most powerful urban brand in the world, according to a report published today in The Guardian, after Seoul, Paris, London, New York and Los Angeles (Madrid came in 12th, for those who like to keep score

The Barcelona Brand

Barcelona is the sixth most powerful urban brand in the world, according to a report published today in The Guardian, after Seoul, Paris, London, New York and Los Angeles (Madrid came in 12th, for those who like to keep score

Calatrava May Bleed You Dry, But Who is Ultimately Responsible?

Several Spanish media (such as El Diario and El País) are reporting that Santiago Calatrava is suing Esquerra Unida País Valencià (EUPV), a Valencian leftist political party, to the tune of 600 thousand euros for defamation over a website it launched in 2012 called

Calatrava May Bleed You Dry, But Who is Ultimately Responsible?

Several Spanish media (such as El Diario and El País) are reporting that Santiago Calatrava is suing Esquerra Unida País Valencià (EUPV), a Valencian leftist political party, to the tune of 600 thousand euros for defamation over a website it launched in 2012 called

Power, Corruption and Architecture

Photo courtesy ElMundo.com Transparency International released its annual report some weeks ago, and this year’s corruption perception index, which ranks 177 countries from least to most corrupt, lists Spain as having dropped from position 30 to 40. In just one year. Yes, you

Power, Corruption and Architecture

Photo courtesy ElMundo.com Transparency International released its annual report some weeks ago, and this year’s corruption perception index, which ranks 177 countries from least to most corrupt, lists Spain as having dropped from position 30 to 40. In just one year. Yes, you

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)