Alberto Villanueva

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DeRotterdam is an ambitious project that OMA has taken over 25 years to implement to become reality

DeRotterdam is an ambitious project that OMA has taken over 25 years to implement to become reality. Creating a new center in a city in constant transformation as Rotterdam, we found a new vertical city with hotels, offices, shops and apartments.<p>The building is named after one of the original ships on the Holland America Line, which from 1873 to the late 1970s transported thousands of emigrating Europeans bound for New York from the Wilhelmina Pier, next to which De Rotterdam is situatedThe …

The renownedwebsite that covers some of the most prominent buildings across the globe, archdaily, recently published a magnificent work o…

The renownedwebsite that covers some of the most prominent buildings across the globe, archdaily, recently published a magnificent work of Federico Babina, architect and illustrator. This work derived from the ”symbiotic relationship and implicit partnership” between art and architecture, Archist reinterprets the expressive language and aesthetic of prominent artists as built form.<p>lightly touch each other, the definition and function of the architecture are changing constantly with the …

These are some images selected from Architectural Photography Awards

These are some images selected from Architectural Photography Awards. They’ll go on show February 28th in London. This competition for expert photographers have been presided by important professionals like Zaha Hadid or Graham Stirk.<p>“The architecture itself is the focus and the image regarded only as the medium".

It’s not clear if it’s cyclic or if it’s right about climate change situation

It’s not clear if it’s cyclic or if it’s right about climate change situation. What is clear is that for many years we believed to control all elements of nature for urban growing development according to social demands. As a result, many cities have been devastated by all kinds of storms. Like last year we have verified it in New York, where housing areas or subway stations were flooded by storm’s water.<p>ArchitectureBoston have published many articles that talk about these situations, “Troubled …

These days in Caixaforum of Madrid you can enjoy one of the most interesting exhibitions of the Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado

These days in Caixaforum of Madrid you can enjoy one of the most interesting exhibitions of the Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado. A professional who has made himself and always has been committed to the society.<p>“Genesis” is a showing that means a return to his origins, a very interesting throughout the world tour. For eight years he has been rediscovering the mountains, deserts or oceans that have escaped of modern society. Over 245 photographs combines the four elements (water, fire, …

When we are thinking in some movies comes to mind opening titles sequences

When we are thinking in some movies comes to mind opening titles sequences. Film titles can be very enjoyable. In them we see the bond between the art of filmmaking and graphic design — and perhaps visual culture as a whole.<p>This is a video from Ian Albinson for the SXSW “Excellence in Title Design” competition screening and hogs titles from “Goldfinger” to “The Terminator”. Music is from RJD2 “Ghostwriter”.

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………… In a strange way, architecture is really an unfinished thing, because even though the building is finished, it takes on a new life. It becomes part of a new dynamic: how people will occupy it, use it, think about it.

Welcome to "Design in Time"

Hoping to have a personal space to escape to for much needed relaxation, “Design in Time” is an extension of my interests on the net. A place where photography or films have a personal opening and can coexist with architecture and design.<p>This is an exciting project that I start with the other half of the firm, Eleonora Serafini, the outcome of the efforts to create our personal touch. Particularly I guess I am a very curious person – love to travel and explore new places and people – and I hope …