Before is Before explains the design and construction of public space and landscape through a catalogue of strategies and actions. It is not a set of universal recipes. They are real cases that show, in a quick and simple way, the ‘modus operandi’ of the authors. This book reflects on the moment ‘before’ the project. a+t research group was founded in 2011 by Aurora Fernández Per, journalist, and Javier Mozas, architect. Their field of action focuses on collective housing, mixed-use buildings, public space and landscape. This is Hybrid, 10 Stories on Collective Housingand the Density series are among their publications.