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Interview William J. R. Curtis (II) | bRijUNi
27-01-2017 No Comments

Interview William J. R. Curtis (II) | bRijUNi

We continue with the second part of the interview William J. R. Curtis on the occasion of the reissue of the book “Le Corbusier. Ideas and Forms”. Con respecto a la historia y a la posible continuidad hegeliana de la que hablábamos antes, en el contexto actual, ¿Cree que existe una posición comúnmente aceptada sobre la necesidad de conocerla, tal […]

Interview William J. R. Curtis (I) | bRijUNi
20-01-2017 No Comments

Interview William J. R. Curtis (I) | bRijUNi

In the year 2015, coinciding with 50 anniversary of the death of the prolific teacher Le Corbusier, the publishing house Phaidon re-edited the extension of the book Le Corbusier. Ideas and Forms by William J.R Curtis, historian of the architecture, critic, writer, painter and British photographer. William J.R Curtis is specially known by his critique of the history of the modern architecture and his […]

curatorial and juror: A personal matter | bRijUNi
03-11-2014 No Comments

curatorial and juror: A personal matter | bRijUNi

Continuing with some of the ideas that there was debated last October 7 in the Roca Madrid Gallery inside the first one of the “4 meetings Al Borde de la Crítica 2014” whose initial review appeared in Arquia’s blog, we us would like to detain now in one of the topics that arose in the round of later questions to the […]

Absent manifests | bRijUNi
07-06-2013 5 Comments

Absent manifests | bRijUNi

In the year 2007 the magazine Icon, to celebrate his number 50, entrusts 50 manifests to some other artists, designers, town planners and architects between whom we can mention to Rem Koolhaas, Greg Lynn, Zaha Hadid or Steven Holl. His publishing house, which was beginning with the judgment: “The age of the manifest has ended”, it ended up by claiming […]

Modern architecture | bRijUNi
01-03-2013 3 Comments

Modern architecture | bRijUNi

The modern thing, or probably the new thing, always has happened for being something good. One wanted or was chasing to be modern, or it to seem, until it fell down in the account of which the modern thing was yesterday and which the sigh of the present was inasible, and the aspiration of modernity, also. The history and the […]

Defense of the defensible thing | bRijUNi
01-02-2013 2 Comments

Defense of the defensible thing | bRijUNi

The history of the contemporary architecture, that is to say, from “the death” of the modern movement, it is the history of the search of the approximation to the company. First with the review that the young members of the CIAM propose in the TEAM 10, looking for an urbanism more human and nearer to what today we name fenomenología. […]

The perverse privacy | bRijUNi
30-10-2012 3 Comments

The perverse privacy | bRijUNi

Concerning the year 2007 Alejandro Zaera was negotiating with the EMV the near construction of his building of social housings in Carabanchel. It can be that it was there when one informed that these common corridors that, in the style of the famous streets in the sky of the Smithson, it had raised as place of local meeting and collective […]

Disguised distances | bRijUNi
16-08-2012 3 Comments

Disguised distances | bRijUNi

[1] Some time ago, someone who was devoting himself to the organization of events of international character related to the architecture, was saying to us that there were great more people interested in speaking that in listening. Coming from someone with experience and success in this type of complex plannings us turned out to be strange because we had been […]

Question of style | bRijUNi
28-06-2012 3 Comments

Question of style | bRijUNi

It could result fun, if it was not because we are speaking of a very serious gentleman and of big prestige, read a text like which Patrik Schumacher (partner of Zaha Hadid from published does in the year 2010 in The Architects’ Journal doing an apologia of the parametric style (parametricism in English), worthy of time very ancient. The text, […]

Restructuring “Dos Leões Factory” in Architecture School in Évora | bRijUNi
12-04-2012 One Comment

Restructuring “Dos Leões Factory” in Architecture School in Évora | bRijUNi

That a teacher is the author of the building where it gives his teaching it is a luck for the pupils, as for the inspiration and motivation for the nearness of the author, and probably a risk for the teacher, submitted constant to critique on, as minimum, the suitable functioning of the building. This possibility did not intimidate the project […]