• Publications / Conferences / Texts / Manuals

    Theory

    We build up our theory through practice.

  • 4 concepts on spanish architecture

    Lecture at Oaf Pop-Up: Young Spanish Architects. Gallery 0047. Oslo. 2013.

  • Low-Cost Cities

    Lecture at KTH Stockholm. 2012.

Publications

Books we have published in Basurama.

RUS, 2008- 2010 2012
RUS (Urban Solid Waste) Basurama 2011.
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Libro Basurama (Basurama Book). VV.AA. and Basurama. 2005
  portada TrashLationTrashLation. Basurama 2014- 2015.

lectures

Texts

Texts published by Basurama:

We love the M-30. About the dream of building a highway under a park “Amamos la M-30. Sobre el sueño de construir una autopista debajo de un parque”. Madrid. Materia de debate 2003-2013. Vol II. – Burbuja. 2014. (Only in Spanish)

“Touch, collect, display, order, measure, map, inflate and build with waste!” Pablo Rey Mazón. Basurama 2014. The Grassroots Mapping Forum Journal. Public Lab. 2014.

All our questions (not answers) for the discussion paper of the IFACCA 6th World Summit on Arts and Culture. Santiago de Chile, january 2014

The best the housing bubble has left us are wastelands. “Lo mejor que nos ha dejado la burbuja son los descampados” Own publication for the project “Pic-nic vecinal”. September 2013. (Only in Spanish)

Basurama: a framework for designing collectively with waste. Pablo Rey Mazón. Reclaim and Remake International Symposium, Washington, DC (USA). 2013.

Magical Urbanism: megaprojects in the era of wastefulness “El urbanismo mágico: megaproyectos en la era del despilfarro”. Patricia Molina Costa y Pablo Rey Mazón. Magazine Ciudades 14. Valladolid, June 2011. (Only in Spanish)

The planned abandonment “El abandono planificado”. Rubén Lorenzo Montero y Pablo Rey Mazón. Basurama. For the book Attractions are back. Tours visit to the amusement park Artxanda Ed. Consonni, 2010. (Only in Spanish)

Reuse is hitchhiking architectureLa reutilización es el autostop de la arquitectura”. Pablo Rey Mazón. Basurama. Caja de Herramientas. Sevilla 2010. (Only in Spanish)

Texts from other authors that we published in Basurama:

Never garbage was so beautifulNunca fue tan hermosa la basura”. José Luis Pardo. Urban Distorsions. 2006.

Art on waste “El arte en el desecho”. Denise Scott Brown. Urban Distorsions. 2006.

Three advocations of the urban crisis at the beginning of the XXI century: “Tsunami Developer“, “City-Trash and Prestige Architectures Tres advocaciones de la crisis urbana a comienzos del s.XXI: “Tsunami Urbanizador”, “Ciudad-Basura” y Arquitecturas de Prestigio”. Ramón López de Lucio, arquitecto-urbanista, octubre 2006.

From the inconvenient truth to the discomfort of truthDe la verdad incómoda a la incomodidad de la verdad”. Alfonso del Val. 2007

Manuals

These are some of the DIY and instruction manuals that have developed.

moto-pneus
Tire motocycle “Motocicleta de pneus” (POR)

dodecapneudroTire Dodecadro“DodecaPNEUdro” (POR)
estructura espiralSpiral structureEstrutura espiral” (POR)
sofa neumatico Tire sofa (ESP) (POR)

 

puente de ruedas

Tire bridge“Ponte de pneus” (POR)