Fernando Freire Forga

The modern architecture | Fernando Freire Forga
06-05-2016 No Comments

The modern architecture | Fernando Freire Forga

The works developed by philosophers and thinkers, from ends of the 18th century have been determining what today we know as Modern Age and his derivations. Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) is considered to be the most influential thinker of the modern Europe, thanks to him works are had as “Critique of the Judgment” (1790) that form a part of the conception […]

Let's save our Modern National Heritage | Fernando Freire Forga
02-08-2013 2 Comments

Let’s save our Modern National Heritage | Fernando Freire Forga

It is recomforting and healthy to see that pupils of different powers of architecture join efforts to safeguard our architectural heritage. In this opportunity they have met to take photographies and to gather general information of the Multifamiliar Building in the Juan de Aliaga- Magdalena Avenue, work of the architect Manuel Villarán Freire. Building that lamentably will be demolished, as […]

Projecting in architecture | Fernando Freire Forga
26-07-2013 2 Comments

Projecting in architecture | Fernando Freire Forga

When listening to professors and students speak on the meaning of our career and the “methods of design of avant-garde”, consider that they leave  several empty that desmerecen our profession and that interests me manifest in this essay. It is true that a genius as Le Corbusier can have said that the architecture is: “the wise game, correct, glorious of […]

Court Houses | Fernando Freire Forga
22-07-2013 One Comment

Court Houses | Fernando Freire Forga

The studies related to the Modern Form in the One-family Housing have served me for the project formulation along my career. After analyzing a great number of one-family housings, for the production of this article, I have developed a test in relation to the knowledge acquired on the Court Houses , which have been put into practice in the majority […]

Eight recommendations to the architects for Walter Gropius | Fernando Freire Forga
15-07-2013 One Comment

Eight recommendations to the architects for Walter Gropius | Fernando Freire Forga

During his visit to Peru, in 1953, Walter Gropius realized eight recommendations to the architects. “Walter Gropius was entertained by a cocktail in the Architects’ Company that constituted simultaneously an institutional success. Don Rafael Marquina, on having delivered the diploma that he it accredits as honorary partner to him, said that his presence in the bosom of the Company was constituting […]

Alfredo Baertl Montori | Fernando Freire Forga
08-07-2013 No Comments

Alfredo Baertl Montori | Fernando Freire Forga

The architect Alfredo Baertl Montori (it was born in Lima – Peru on March 09, 1928) realized the studies of architecture in the National University of Engineering (in this Engineers’ School at the time), in the same city, being entitled in the year of 1951. From 1948 until 1950 he practised in the offices of the architect Raúl Morey and […]

Anecdotal and "light approximation" to Andrew Geller | Fernando Freire Forga
21-06-2013 One Comment

Anecdotal and “light approximation” to Andrew Geller | Fernando Freire Forga

Returning to the individualism and the personal appraisals, which I have learned in the practice is that it is “I please for everything” and the clients do not know of architecture and do not have why to know: they did not study the career. The responsibility is in the architect who is left to go for commercial topics and who […]

Architecture atemporal | Fernando Freire Forga
17-06-2013 3 Comments

Architecture atemporal | Fernando Freire Forga

Penetrating into topics related to the investigations of the development of the Modern Architecture I thought that there exists a suggestive mien that differentiates and emphasizes the architectural quality of the studied works. The quality to which I refer is that one that allows to estimate the force in the Modern Architecture:  “The timelessness ”. CCertain it is that one […]

Visual pollution in our cities | Fernando Freire Forga
10-06-2013 One Comment

Visual pollution in our cities | Fernando Freire Forga

Since architects it turns out to be a torture to have to fight with the air cables that we find in many of our Latin-American cities, the visual exterior ones they remain obstructed by a tangle of cables that have been placed by diverse public services and in the last years it has been increasing, being unworthy of the ornament […]

The adequacy of the modern architecture to Peru [II] | Fernando Freire Forga
17-05-2013 No Comments

The adequacy of the modern architecture to Peru [II] | Fernando Freire Forga

The local customs. The customs and Peruvian traditions at all time will meet reflected in the projection of modern buildings. Customs that show a national reality, a way of living particular and different to the places where this modern architecture was in preparation, which will allow to provide, to the modern projects developed in Peru, with a local imminent identity. […]

The adequacy of the modern architecture to Peru [I] | Fernando Freire Forga
13-05-2013 One Comment

The adequacy of the modern architecture to Peru [I] | Fernando Freire Forga

The search of the identity. The development of the architecture in Peru from the colonial epoch to the present day is tied basically to the architectural evolution of countries by traditions and customs foreign to the Peruvian reality, for what the local architects, at all time, have tried to give him to this adopted architecture some characterization that allows to […]

Modern architecture in Peru [II] | Fernando Freire Forga
24-04-2013 No Comments

Modern architecture in Peru [II] | Fernando Freire Forga

The local units. The National Corporation of Housing was the one that stimulated the creation of local units to solve the problem of the housing in our city. One reminded the construction of 7 local units, four in Lima and three in the Callao. It was a question of complexes habitacionales autonomous; for it, they were possessing market, medical relay, […]

Modern architecture in Peru [I] | Fernando Freire Forga
22-04-2013 No Comments

Modern architecture in Peru [I] | Fernando Freire Forga

The Modern Architecture developed in Peru late, approximately 20 years after the first European precedents were constructed. By the ends of the decade of 1920 Him Corbusier had defined his five points of the modern architecture formed later of the Villa Savoye, and Mies van der Rohe already had done the demonstrated own thing the qualities of a new architecture […]

Nycander House. Alfredo Baertl Montori | Fernando Freire Forga
08-10-2012 No Comments

Nycander House. Alfredo Baertl Montori | Fernando Freire Forga

Nycander House. Alfredo Baertl Montori. Miraflores, Lima. 1957 In a regular area of 1250 m2 (25 m. Abreast for 50 m. Of bottom) and between dividing, the spatial distribution of the house Nycander is solved dividing the lot in 2 big gardens or opened spaces: a zone opened in the front (presenting the access) and the great later garden. This […]

Miraflores's Baths. Hector Velarde | Fernando Freire Forga
14-08-2012 4 Comments

Miraflores’s Baths. Hector Velarde | Fernando Freire Forga

In search of the origins of the modern architecture in Peru I thought that there existed a building that it might have meant the beginning: Miraflores’s Baths, projected by the architect Hector Velarde between 1934 and 1935. Though by the Peruvian historians this building has been catalogued inside the so called architecture – locally – as ” Style Nose ” […]

Manifest of expression of beginning [agrupación espacio] | Fernando Freire Forga
07-08-2012 One Comment

Manifest of expression of beginning [agrupación espacio] | Fernando Freire Forga

El hombre es un ser de su tiempo. Nace y vive dentro de los márgenes determinados de un proceso histórico. Pertenece a una etapa con vivencias y experimentaciones propias, concretas y específicas. Ante el pasado es un ser de reflexión y análisis, con problemas distintos que atender y nuevas incógnitas que despejar de un panorama en ritmo evolutivo. Su existir […]

Remembering Manuel Ángel Ganoza | Fernando Freire Forga
13-10-2011 61 Comments

Remembering Manuel Ángel Ganoza | Fernando Freire Forga

El arquitecto Manuel Ángel Ganoza Plaza nació en Trujillo – Perú el 01 de Octubre de 1930. Los estudios primarios y secundarios los realizó en la ciudad de Trujillo y Lima respectivamente. Entre los años de 1950 y 1954, estudió la carrera de Arquitectura en la Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería en Lima, obteniendo luego el título de Ingeniero-Arquitecto en Enero […]

The Modern Form in the One-family Peruvian Housing 1950-1970 | Fernando Freire Forga
28-07-2011 24 Comments

The Modern Form in the One-family Peruvian Housing 1950-1970 | Fernando Freire Forga

The modern movement arises as consequence of the social ideology of the epoch, the artistic evolution, the technological reached advances and the new trends of life in the developed countries. Critics recount, that chronologically the modern architecture, is recognized after the artistic revolution happened during the forefronts of beginnings of the 20th century. The modernity, with a new look to […]

Practice of the Multifamiliar Architecture in Lima | Fernando Freire Forga
25-05-2011 40 Comments

Practice of the Multifamiliar Architecture in Lima | Fernando Freire Forga

As part of the works of investigation developed up to the date, later there is done a brief historical – graphical review of the architectural multifamiliar context in the city of Lima, for which three periods have decided: 1. The Consolidation of the Modern Architecture 1950 – 1970, 2.-The Postmodern Period and of Transition 1970 – 1990 and 3.-The Period […]