Center for Sustainable Cities - Outreach
Elena Ochoa Foster,
IE Center for Sustainable Cities assists RENAZCA in a unique place-making project for a key area of Madrid
by IE School of Architecture & Design
RENAZCA, formed by companies that own buildings in the superblock area of Madrid known as AZCA, has selected a design team to lead the transformation and reactivation of this central, but deteriorated, part of the city.
A New Urban Configuration After the Current Health Crisis
by Carlo Ratti and Martha Thorne
In this conversation, Carlo Ratti , Director of the MIT Senseable City Lab, and Dean Martha Thorne, discuss how this new configuration is being generated as a result of the current health crisis.
Towards More Efficient Buildings
by Fernando de Roda
There is a major source of hidden value in construction, related to energy and therefore not visible, which is being wasted: green equity.
Monthly Editorial Pick
by Camilo Restrepo
Maybe this as a unique opportunity to place architecture as a discipline that cares for others, irrespective of the idea of growth.
by Ingrid Woodrow
Lessons can be learned from the Covid-19 pandemic to design people-friendly buildings and cities that embrace the natural environment and make us more resilient to future pandemics.
by Sophie Davies
With city dwellers forced to stay home during lockdowns, some architects are rethinking urban infrastructure to promote a more local lifestyle and help people adapt to a post-pandemic world.
by Ian Klaus
The coronavirus crisis stands to dramatically reshape cities around the world. But the biggest revolutions in urban space may have begun before the pandemic.
by Nathan Bahadursingh
The way we design, build and inhabit cities may never be the same.
“No other generation of architects has had such an opportunity as the current generation.” Coming from architect Sérgio Magalhães, who chairs the UIA2021RIO Executive Committee, this statement is not exactly upbeat.Read more
by Martha Thorne
When Covid-19 pandemic took over the world like wild-fire, it made us realize that the world is even more connected then we could have imagined and that we are less prepared for an uncertain future than perhaps we thought we were.
our commitment to sustainability
Michael Green, Evolution, revolution, 14.11.19
Carlo Ratti, Senseable cities, 26.09.19
Iben Falconer, Innovation in urban strategy, 25.09.19
Carlo Ratti, The green & the grey, 24.04.19
Winy Maas’, What’s next for architecture and urbanism?, 28.02.19
Paul Priestman, design and the future of cities, 11.02.19
Charrisse Johnston, Work play heal learn… or just life?, 9.01.19
Špela Videčnik, Inspiring limitations, 14.11.18
Christophe Guberan, Product design as experimentation, 6.11.18
S. H. Stangelan, How can we practice architecture with an ecological awareness?
THE POWER OF 10
Anne Stenros, Power of design: towards people-centered urbanism, 5.18
Giulia Calabretta, The design profession in 5 years: my ‘strategic’ bet, 16.04.18
Naoto Fukasawa, Micro considerations: values and hints that lead to design, 16.02.18
Tatjana Schneider, Towards strategic urban interventions, 13.02.18
Francine Houben, Recent works, 12.02.18
Farshid Moussavi, Impact of technology on architecture, 19.01.18
Brad Lynch, How architecture and real estate can join forces to create better cities, 3.11.18
Satoru Matsuzaki, The philosophy and business model of MUJI, 2.11.18
Richard Rogers and Deyan Sudjic, Hay Festival 2017, 22-23-09.17
Joan Clos, Urbanization in the 21st Century: the importance of sustainable development for the future, 30.01.17
J. Myerson, F. Pradere, Dr. P. Gamiz, Relationship between economic growth, environment, and the wellbeing of city dwellers, 29.06.17
Anna Heringer, Architecture is a tool to improve lives, 30.01.17
Matthias Shuler and Anja Thierfelder, Lightscapes, 30.11.16
Angela Brady, Housing ourselves in a changing world, 9.11.16
Belinda Tato, From ego design to eco design, 4.11.16