MEDIOMUNDO lead the Urban Attributes research, supported by the Andalusian Contemporary Arts Centre (CAAC). The research proposes a reflection and debate about the contemporary city and the 'urban territory', by means of an interactive academic investigation and a propositive participation methodology developed in several activities and meetings...
We understand architecture as a production instead as a product. BIOGRAPHY_ARCH is a research and a monitoring tool for our projects and building's life. Arquitecture offers "stages" with it's own life and therefore is a scenario for presences more that permanency, t's a space for presentations more than re-presentations.
Related to the exhibition NAU (Nueva Arquitectura Uruguaya, New Uruguayan Architecture) we have developed a lecture and an article for it's catalog about the research made considering nowadays architecture as a phenomenon 'in transit'.
MEDIOMUNDO integrates the architecture symposium in the SUBURBS FORUM : NEW URBAN CITYCENTRE organized by the Regional Government Andalusia 2006. For tho this congress, we developed and put forward two researches: POSITIVE EMPTINESS and CO_OP PROJECT (about cooperative housing).
The competition for a LOGO for participative budgets in Seville's cuty Councuil, was the opportunity to generate a participatory tool to let the citizens visualize, graffiti and underline the spaces where the participatory budgets should be invested.
MEDIOMUNDO develops a continuous research about the aim of the architects at urban environment, housing areas and even own discipline re-habilitation. It is part of the lectures and research program of the Master Sustentaible City and Architecture., University of Seville.
MEDIOMUNDO integrates the european net "underconstructions" that is an observatory of innovative architectural practice, a debate forum, visualization and research that reflects on the changes happening in the field of architecture at large, including urban and landscape design. We take part in the book to be published soon and launched at the Venice Biennale of Architecture 2012.
TREACEABILITY is an investigation into the production and use of the built environment. The investigation begins by exploring the environmental impact of the construction process, using as case studies the following four building projects carried out by MEDIOMUNDO.
We propose a tool whose origin lay in the paradox of increasing numbers of newly constructed or under construction housing as opposed to the high percentage of empty housing, abandonned plots and the lack of suitable communal areas.