Tag: Construction

Curb That Recycles Rainwater

The main objective of the project, called Urban-Block, is to directly reuse the water from the rain, preventing it from entering the public sewer and thereby being purified or lost. As Antonio López, Prototec’s head of R&D, explains, the filtering system “is made through porous materials and ecological resins, capable of blocking granules from 0.5

Biotope. Room For Birds In Bricks

The Biotope brick  is a brick typology designed to create a suitable environment for the life of birds in cities. It was designed specifically with the disappearance of the house sparrow in the Netherlands and the need for nature to recover in cities. The design is contextualized in the traditional red brick facades synonymous with