Cultura de la Arquitectura y la Ciudad
ASTRÁGALO is a publication that aims to analyse the thought of experimentation and critique of the current state of the construction of cities and the craft of architecture, eluding the more or less sacralised theories that formalise the evanescent condition of the contemporary metropolitan scenario in accordance with the mercantilist ravages of advanced capitalism and gathering marginal critical reflections. Therefore, the aim is not only to question the banal or ephemeral nature of habitual practices in international metropolitan contexts but also to explore alternatives. Alternatives that evaluate the validity of the building trade and the mechanisms of the rigorous technical and social project, but also of the aesthetic, technological and cultural knowledge that can be considered to recover the social quality of urban and metropolitan life. The journal was born in 1994 in Madrid, was published since 2015 in Buenos Aires and since the end of 2020 is affiliated to the Editorial Universidad de Sevilla and to the Department of Architectural History, Theory and Composition of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Sevilla, Spain. It shares editorial responsibility with the Centro de Altos Estudios en Arquitectura y Urbanismo of the Universidad Abierta Interamericana in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The new phase of the journal is defined within the production of contemporary architectural thought and aims to stimulate key readings for the debate of ideas in cultures and cities.
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