zeppelin magazine | no #137


Zeppelin magazine #137

 4. The parasite socks project at 56th Venice Biennale
Text & proiect: Jean-Lorin Sterian


19. Editors: The Good policy of the European Architecture Awards
Text: Cosmin Caciuc

editorial -C- Paulo Catrica

20. Dossier: Old is the New New
 > 3 winners of the last edition of the AADIPA European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention

dosar-vechiul este noul nou

  • 22. Paredes Pedrosa Architects: Public Library in Ceuta

  • 28. SAMI-arquitectos: E/C House

dosar 2 - Casa E C

  • 34. Isabel Aguirre de Urcola & Celestino García Braña: Between Ruin and Landscape. The Caaveiro Monastery

dosar -3 - manastirea Caaveiro

38. Tecto Arhitectura: 4E House
> Passive house made of brick on nZEB principles  at the initiative of Wienerberger in Corbeanca village, Ilfov County

Tecto Arhitectura - Casa 4E -ex

44. Westfourth Architecture: Adapting
> The apartment building in the center of Bucharest adapts to the historic fabric and to a difficult plot, but also to economical evolutions: it was designed before the crisis, the operation was interrupted for several years, only to restart with a smaller budget but also the requirement to diminish the size of all apartments while dou¬bleing their number, within the same volume and basic plan.
Text: Ștefan Ghenciulescu

Westfourth Architecture - sf. Voievizoi - Mixa

59. Andrei Eugen Lakatos: Funeral Chapel
 > A  discreet building in a small Protestant cemetary in Voluntari, near Bucharest

Capela - Andrei Lacatos

52. Synthesis Architecture: Behind the Blocks of Flats, a Bigger House  
>  The urban villa is placed on a free plot in the middle of a socialist neighbourhood right beyond the inner city ring of Bucharest emphasizes both individuality and variation. All apartments are different and the decorative pannels, all starting from the same interpretated vernacular ornament become parapets or cover the ines¬capable exterior air conditioning units that are cleverly integrated into the wall.
Text: Ștefan Ghenciulescu

dupa blocuri -1

57. Triptyque Architecture & Philippe Starck:  TOG Flagship store, São Paulo
>  A mixed use place of sociability where you can buy, meet and spend time, made under the artistic direction of Philippe Starck


60. Halele Carol / Carol Factory

  • 60. Spazi Indecisi: Abandonment and Reuse
    > A cultural association has been mapping and explor¬ing abandoned places in Italy and Eastern Europe

Spazi Indecisi - Buzludzha Monument (Bulgaria) - Photo by Kamren Barlow
66. Post-industrial Anina
> The second edition of the industrial heritage workshop dedicated to the sustainable regeneration
 Text: Irina Rotaru, Oana Ţiganea

Anina 2015 _ punct de belvedere Traseul Rosu

69. Urban Report

  • 70.  Someș Delivery 2015
    > Events and projects dedicated to the urban space around Someș river in Cluj
     Text: Klara Veer, Marius Moga, Mihai Mateiu

Somes Alley_YAA


  • 76. “This place is pretty good”. And it really is
    > Workshop and exhibition in Brăila
    Text: Ștefan Ghenciulescu

braila- Foto_Andrea Spreafico_05

79. Connected

  • 80. Finance and Green Buildings
    > The first episode of a series of articles to provide understanding about an important trend in Romania  
    Text: Steven Borncamp

cladiri verzi - 4c EFdeN

85. Design & More

  • 86. Agnes Lukacs: Interior Oases
    > Two interior design projects for FruFru, Bucharest

Oaze interioare

  • 92. Dagmar Štěpánová, Katarína Varsová / Formafatal: Gran Fierro
    > An argentinean restaurant in Prague  


Editor’s: Architecture Awards

Text: Cosmin Caciuc

In this issue we are publishing a dossier with projects rewarded at the European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA. These biennial awards organized with Catalan support occurred in the professional continental landscape only recently, in 2013. Unlike other famous European awards, such as those dedicated to the Eu Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards (from 2002, focusing on heritage conservation), The European Prize for Urban Public Space (from 1999, focusing on new urban interventions) and the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award (1998, for new architectural projects) AADIPA awards deal with a niche mediating between heritage and contemporary examples. It is an important signal of the need to reconcile social attitudes divided between history and modernization, of the strategic importance for the development of urban heritage, providing even a guide of best practices in protected areas, where integration and coexistence are fundamental keys to awareness and understanding.

September 2015