More traditional building for Colin Davies:
Real stone is expensive and makes it hard to plug holes and to plaster, so in Spain@Disney you stick (pre)machined chunks or carpet tile-type stuff onto the concrete prefab with glue.
Chorus: Cladding imitates but also improves on reality.
- Plastered? Stone wall covering in Spanish vernacular architecture
Andoni Alonso, Inaki Arzoz, and Nicanor Ursua don’t provide sources for any of their often startling claims in this piece on
- FollowTheBaldie.com goes global
This anti-tourism business seems to have got our Tokyo operative into trouble: We’re doing stuff in other parts of Spain and looking
- Sausage sourcing as an index of international cultural and political orientation
The cases of Spain and Holland.
- Squats demolished c/ Amor, Horta
One of Barcelona’s last patches of pre-war farms, small factories and cottages is under assault from planners.
- Appreciating the ugliness of (Spanish) vernacular architecture
José Fariña is writing about Galicia, but his comments are generally applicable: form follows function, so rural flight and the conversion