Provocation as a strategy.
Competitions as an opportunity to conduct design as research. Rethinking sustainable
environments, productive landscapes, architecture for short-term occupations and migration,
strategical planning and urbanisation of technology, etc.
Photo: Housing Topographies
Europan 10 Description: The current global financial crisis and particularly the burst of
the real-estate bubble in Spain demands the rethinking of housing as inhabitable
infrastructure capable of attracting Public and Private Participation in key sectors such as
health care together with corporate partners engaged in the creation, development and
management of infrastructure, energy and water. Habitats capable of promoting a shift to
healthier lifestyles, public-private pedagogical facilities, interwoven with commercial
activities, public spaces and transportation for a more sustainable consumption of
Collaborators: Claudio Resendiz Ramirez, Domingo Sánchez III, Alfredo Jaime, Jose Rogelio Terrazas Franco_Date:2009
Europan. 7. Description: The competition explores an efficient configuration of service
and serviced areas to favour landscape interiors. Five different housing typologies are
proposed to dwell rental social, rental residential users in profit and non-profit in
single, double and triple housing . Further assemblage constructs an artificial
landscape after a set of rules define green space alliances.
Co-Authors: Marco A. Velzquez_Margarita Flores_Date:2003