Installations, Stains, Drawings, Structures, Patterns, Maps and Nature (Methodology, Innovation and Self-criticism)

  • Ángela Ruiz PlazaEmail author
  • Luis García Gil
Conference paper


The complex shapes that nature offers us is the starting point for an open methodology that proposes new teaching strategies in the field of architectural creation. Through drawing, and by manipulation of elements and materials, they create dynamic learning is based on freedom, where the student is the protagonist of his training. Teaching strategies that relies on complex statements, clear benchmarks and disassembly processes, research and reconstruction processes to boost production open, closed without result where the decision-making capacity, to investigate valued, criteria and initiatives present in the learning process.


Installation Structures Art Freedom Drawing Nature Complex-shapes 



Thanks to María Jesús Muñoz Pardo, for his work as a conductor, his efforts as a trainer of trainers and for freedom.

Special thanks to the students of DAI 2013–14, and specifically Alba Rey, Laura Gutiérrez and Marta Ramirez, for his personal contribution.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Architecture of Madrid. Polytechnic University of MadridMadridSpain

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