Each typology is characterized for some particular spatial requirements. We have explored innovative designs in a vast range of architectural programmes.

contemporary city limit

Possibly the first idea of a limit in the historic city was defined by its own walls, which were systematically exceeded and rebuilt to maintain a defensive system. When traditional space evolves and becomes overgrown, urbanism emerges as a discipline, the city is transformed and its limit transforms with it. The increase in population and […]

the value of unconventional thought

The word innovation has been tossed around back and forth for decades, and the real essence of it has been muddled. Times change, and so do we. Survival is a basic human necessity. We need to adapt to survive. What works perfectly in the past may not work in the present, and even in the […]

urbanization process in China

It is not easy to see the sky in Beijing. Sometimes because of the storms, sometimes because of the fog and most of the times because of the tangible pollution surrounding the city the atmosphere becomes a ghostly mass in which the buildings are merely glimpsed. At night the stars cannot be seen, only flashing […]

key elements of the contemporary urban language

Historical partisans list homogeneity as the primary consideration in urban conservation criteria. Architecture and urban planning, in relation to the human context, is not static, it is always changing and evolving as it grows.

the controversy of flat roofs

The building’s roof is not just a dispensable component in construction. It is a distinctive element with a rich history of typology.

lecture at the Dashilan design hop

Giannantonio Bongiorno, curator of the exhibition ‘Next stop: Hutopolis‘, presented together with Luis Aguirre Manso the contents of the research that will start next fall about the Chinese urban conditions.


designing with big data

urban design

reinterpreting the traditional courtyard house


starchitecture and cityscape

fixed furniture and fittings

special mention for atienza hall

Harvest Home awarded by the IaaC

architecture against noise

analysing the customer journey

W salon opening

learning from Dashilar

architects at work

city roots

architecture without context

identities in comparison

unmade in China

acoustical design in auditoriums

lecture at the Iterate workshop


a map of hutopolis

architecture for millennials

hotel lobby, the new social space

prefabricated construction in Anguix

aqso and cca awarded for Liuzhou museum

possible architecture

the significant value of design in real estate

city visions


master planning

muestra (un)made in China en Shanghái

a map of hutopolis

China’s construction: designing the future

the people’s urbanism

nature in architecture: choosing the right tree

3×3 projects in contexts

open arte-fact exhibited in Beirut

how to use your building

E9 forum in Santiago de Compostela

social club completed in Tabuyo

‘ramp up the mun’ shortlisted for e10


(un)made in China

plug and play

tierra de cultivo in Gorizia