Author Archives: Rafael Gomez-Moriana

About Rafael Gomez-Moriana

Architect, educator and writer. Partner at ArqEstructura. Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Calgary. Blogger at criticalista.com.

‘For Greener Cities’

‘For Greener Cities’ is an article in RocaGallery.com comparing various works of European cycling infrastructure: a multi-storey bike parking structure by VMX as well as a bike bridge by Wilkinson Eyre in Amsterdam, a bike path by Batlle & Roig

‘For Greener Cities’

‘For Greener Cities’ is an article in RocaGallery.com comparing various works of European cycling infrastructure: a multi-storey bike parking structure by VMX as well as a bike bridge by Wilkinson Eyre in Amsterdam, a bike path by Batlle & Roig

‘Into the Woods’

‘Into the Woods’ is an article published in rocagallery.com about engineered wood and its innovative application in the making of La Borda, a Barcelona housing cooperative recently completed by Lacol Arquitectura Cooperativa.

‘Into the Woods’

‘Into the Woods’ is an article published in rocagallery.com about engineered wood and its innovative application in the making of La Borda, a Barcelona housing cooperative recently completed by Lacol Arquitectura Cooperativa.

14 Proposals for an Urban Housing Cooperative above a Gym

A brief, 60 minute guerilla street exhibition of work by students of University of Calgary’s Barcelona term-abroad program on the partially boarded-up storefronts of the project site (Ronda Sant Pau 46).

14 Proposals for an Urban Housing Cooperative above a Gym

A brief, 60 minute guerilla street exhibition of work by students of University of Calgary’s Barcelona term-abroad program on the partially boarded-up storefronts of the project site (Ronda Sant Pau 46).

‘Architecture and Design Reboot’

‘Architecture and Design Reboot’ is an article published in rocagallery.com that shows, using several examples, how certain architects and designers are employing strategies of material reduction and reuse, as distinct from recycling, in order to combat our growing mounds of waste.

‘Architecture and Design Reboot’

‘Architecture and Design Reboot’ is an article published in rocagallery.com that shows, using several examples, how certain architects and designers are employing strategies of material reduction and reuse, as distinct from recycling, in order to combat our growing mounds of waste.

‘Small City Architecture: Walden 7 as a Social Network’

‘Small City Architecture: Walden 7 as a Social Network’ is an article published in online medium rocagallery.com that looks at how the architecture of Walden 7 –an ambitious housing project completed in the mid-1970s by Taller de Arquitectura— enables the formation

‘Small City Architecture: Walden 7 as a Social Network’

‘Small City Architecture: Walden 7 as a Social Network’ is an article published in online medium rocagallery.com that looks at how the architecture of Walden 7 –an ambitious housing project completed in the mid-1970s by Taller de Arquitectura— enables the formation

‘Overarching Craft’

‘Overarching Craft’ is a ‘Building Study’ published in The Architectural Review of an extension to a house near Elche, Spain, by Mesura. Read it here.

‘Overarching Craft’

‘Overarching Craft’ is a ‘Building Study’ published in The Architectural Review of an extension to a house near Elche, Spain, by Mesura. Read it here.

‘Organic Urbanism via Collective Site Appropriation’

  ‘Organic Urbanism via Collective Site Appropriation’ is a paper co-authored with Arturo Frediani published in The Journal of Architectural Education (JAE 72:1). It explains a studio course conducted in Barcelona in 2016 with students from The University of Calgary EVDS

‘Organic Urbanism via Collective Site Appropriation’

  ‘Organic Urbanism via Collective Site Appropriation’ is a paper co-authored with Arturo Frediani published in The Journal of Architectural Education (JAE 72:1). It explains a studio course conducted in Barcelona in 2016 with students from The University of Calgary EVDS