The books Loneliness and Built Environment and Habitar la norma have been shortlisted in the category of Research and Dissemination at the 16th Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism (XVI BEAU). The Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism is a professional forum that highlights the best practices in architecture and urbanism in the past two years in the Spanish context or in which Spanish architects have participated. It is convened by the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda through the General Directorate of Architecture, Housing and Land in collaboration with the Higher Council of the Colleges of Architects of Spain (CSCAE) and Fundación Caja de Arquitectos.
The book Loneliness and the Built Environment, published as DATUTOP no. 40 by Tampere University Press and the Tampere School of Architecture, is a research book edited by Postdoctoral Research Fellow Rosana Rubio and Professor Fernando Nieto that features articles by the best experts on the implications of the built environment and architecture in the phenomenon of loneliness.
The book Habitar la norma. Proyecto de vivienda y sistemas normativos (Inhabiting Norms: Housing Design and Normative Systems), published within the collection of Texts of Architecture and Design by Nobuko/Diseño Editorial, is a research book authored by Professor Fernando Nieto that explores the relationships between housing regulatory systems and the housing project from the viewpoint of design at multiscale level.
The shortlisted and finalist works can be consulted at the XVI BEAU’s website.