New landscapes, new drawings. The graphic management of architectural actions on the landscape
The Conference held at the University of Alcalá focused on the “Contemporary approaches to urban landscape”, from rigorous scientific researches developed in academic contexts. One of the most interesting aspects of the architecture at present time, consists in the ability to make visible the invisible. We are not just talking about uncovering intangible aspects affecting the humans’ habitat, but also to determine the dynamics that have an impact on that space to prevent or anticipate events that could motivate an intervention on it. In the face of these challenges, architects must be capable of solving problems, but on top of that, they must be able to detect them, a task that is often more complex than it might seem.
Throughout this investigation we have focused on projects that address controversial aspects of the current landscape, with a singular graphic, focusing on social, economic and ecological aspects of large areas with a natural, rural or urban condition.
All of them, combine in their graphics the ability to verify the dynamics that motivate an intervention on the ground.
Co-authors: M. Salgado, J. Raposo and B. Butragueño.
Congress website: http://www3.uah.es/jornadaspaisajeurbano/