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Extra-Ordinary Projects at Design Studio VI: An Opportunity to Explore Diverse Architectural Responses to Social Issues

Every semester, the professors propose focusing on a specific demographic, placing the user at the center of the design process and researching ...

04 / 03 / 2022

Urban design

Trends shaping urban life in 2022

Cristina Mateo, associate dean at IE School of Architecture and Design, considers the five key issues shaping the daily urban experience.

17 / 01 / 2022

Urban design

Impressions from Expo Dubai 2020

A few weeks after its opening in October 2021, Cristina Mateo, associate dean at IE School of Architecture and Design, visited Expo Dubai 2020.

23 / 12 / 2021

Urban design

An elegy to architect Oriol Bohigas

IE School of Architecture and Design Dean Martha Thorne commented on the death of Spanish architect Oriol Bohigas in an article in The New York Times.

16 / 12 / 2021

Urban design

Design and the city – Manhattan loft buildings

Cem Kayatekin explores how subdivision, diversity and flexibility had an impact on Manhattan loft buildings constructed in the Midtown Garment ...

17 / 11 / 2021

Urban design

IE Tower’s role in regenerating northern Madrid

The 180-metre-tall IE Tower is now the third tallest building in the world used primarily for education.

09 / 11 / 2021

Urban design

Social regeneration and Cedric Price’s unbuilt projects

According to Niall Hobhouse, Cedric Price "wasn’t really an architect, but a social critic to the left of the Left who stumbled on the post-war ...

20 / 09 / 2021

Urban design

Exploring sustainable urban mobility in Argentina

Martha Thorne, Dean of IE University's School of Architecture and Design, took part in an event exploring the theme of sustainable urban mobility.

15 / 09 / 2021

Urban design

Making the building industry more sustainable

How can we accurately measure circularity potential? This is relatively well developed for consumer products, but far less attention has been given ...

27 / 08 / 2021

Urban design

A conversation with Frank Gehry and BV Doshi

For Architectural Digest India, Dean Martha Thorne moderated a conversation between Pritzker Prize winning architects Frank Gehry and BV Doshi.

13 / 08 / 2021

Urban design