Tag: sociedad

“The president”. The reappropriation of the public space | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte
12-05-2017 No Comments

“The president”. The reappropriation of the public space | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

“The president” (Wild in the Streets), directed by Barry Shear, had the premiere in the convulsed May, 68. It belongs to a group of movies that will affect in the new power of an unincluded youth: Riot on Sunset Street, Dreyfuss, 1967; Privilege, Watkins, 1967; I love you, Alice B. Toklas, Averback, 1968; Alice’s Restaurant, Penn, 1969; Performance, Cammell y […]

The trade of the structures consultant (II) | Juan Carlos Arroyo
08-05-2017 No Comments

The trade of the structures consultant (II) | Juan Carlos Arroyo

Una buena estructura es como un buen equipo. Escribiendo el anterior post sobre el oficio de consultor de estructuras ha surgido el nombre de varios personajes insignes y uno de ellos, español, que, en mi opinión, es el paradigma del concepto estructural; no en vano escribió Razón y ser de los tipos estructurales, un libro de estructuras que no contiene fórmula […]

Madrid ’54. The Expo that was not | Alberto Ruiz
24-04-2017 No Comments

Madrid ’54. The Expo that was not | Alberto Ruiz

La capitalidad de la nación fue un asunto fundamental para el régimen de Franco. La duración sostenida del frente de Madrid desde los últimos días del año 1936 hasta el final de la guerra había provocado considerables daños materiales, especialmente en la zona oeste de la capital —Ciudad Universitaria, barrio de Moncloa, Gran Vía— cuya reparación se convirtió en asunto […]

The vertical man | Sergio de Miguel
21-04-2017 31 Comments

The vertical man | Sergio de Miguel

“In the ballet the dancers danzan commonly on the tips of his feet. At first sight this behaviour seems so much artificial like without sense. To understand a so important appearance of the ballet one has to investigate the nature and the meaning of the vertical in the human life.” The vertical: fundamental principle of the classical dance (1926) Akim […]

From the Utopian failure | Pedro Hernández
17-04-2017 No Comments

From the Utopian failure | Pedro Hernández

The architecture for yes same is unable to put solution to the males of the company. For much that has existed during great part of the 20th century an effort from the theory for claiming the autonomy of the discipline, today we know that the architecture limits itself, actually, in a complex process that is affected by the economic thing, […]

The XXVIth Works CEMEX Award 2017
04-04-2017 No Comments

The XXVIth Works CEMEX Award 2017

From the last March 29 until the next April 21 there is opened the term of presentation of candidacies of the works that will represent to Spain in the XXVI Works CEMEX Prize 2017. The award recognizes the best constructive practices and to his creators in the world across five categories: residential housing, economic housing, building, collective space, and infrastructure. […]

The trade of the structures consultant (I) | Juan Carlos Arroyo
20-02-2017 No Comments

The trade of the structures consultant (I) | Juan Carlos Arroyo

Can you do the pine with the arms opened 45º? For years I formulated (for me itself) the secret of “having trade”, something that a good shopkeeper must have, a good doctor, a good taxi driver, a good engineer and a good architect. The trade consists of three ingredients, the deep knowledge of the concept, the order of magnitude and […]

Terramotourism
17-01-2017 No Comments

Terramotourism

On 1 November 1755 an earthquake destroyed the city of Lisbon. Its impact was such that it displaced man from the center of creation. Its ruins legitimized Enlightened Despotism. Lisbon today is trembling again, shaken by a tourist earthquake that transforms the city at cruising speed. Its impact displaces the inhabitant of the center of the city. What new absolutisms will […]

1,000 m2 of desire. Architecture and sexuality
27-12-2016 No Comments

1,000 m2 of desire. Architecture and sexuality

The exhibition looks at the way Western society has planned, built and imagined spaces for sex from the 18th century to the present day. With some 250 exhibits, including drawings and architectural models, art installations, audiovisuals, books and other materials, the exhibition explores the power of spaces as the driving force of desire and shows how architecture has been a […]

Consumers and consumers | José Ramón Hernández Correa
19-12-2016 One Comment

Consumers and consumers | José Ramón Hernández Correa

Now that us falls the politics, which us falls the ideology, which falls the culture, the faith, the structure … quite, the only certainty that we still have is that we live in a company of consumption and that the consumerism continues being the king of everything. We do not realize, but we, that already we are not (or scarcely […]

The beautiful thing and the Sinister thing | Miquel Lacasta
16-12-2016 One Comment

The beautiful thing and the Sinister thing | Miquel Lacasta

In zones of comfort, that is to say, in known environments, parametrized in advance or structured before in the mind of the individuals, the opposite dualities can manage to make sense. I refer to dualities of the type full or empty, black or white, opened or enclosure, etc. These opposite or exclusive dualities, there work because the recipient of the […]

With oranges he understands himself! | Juan Carlos Arroyo
12-12-2016 No Comments

With oranges he understands himself! | Juan Carlos Arroyo

The experts say in learning that the biggest effort that the human brain does in all his life is to learn to count: to be capable of relating a number (abstract concept) to a quantity of something and specially, that this quantity costs for different things, three horses or three flowers.1 All the human beings we manage to crown this […]

The section of the World | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
09-12-2016 No Comments

The section of the World | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

The idea of hoarding the universal history of the architecture, the sculpture and the painting, amazes and pulls down to equal parts. If the chamber of the exchequers forms a part besides a domestic program, we are before a seductora entelequia of to live: the life like permanent dip in the culture; the collection like the representation itself of his […]

Of the architecture without ideology? | Pedro Hernández
05-12-2016 No Comments

Of the architecture without ideology? | Pedro Hernández

In 2011, Vicente Serrano publishes the book Spinoza’s wound, where it approaches, from the philosophy, the topic of the happiness. In the chapter v –Biopoder without ideologies– it exposes and analyzes how, actually, any way of being able tends to control, to order and articulate any thing that falls down under his influence. It is Highland what, using Nietzche’s words, […]

fetsac 17: Trashumancias
22-11-2016 No Comments

fetsac 17: Trashumancias

We drove 22 miles into the country around Farmington. There were meadows and apple orchards. White fences trailed through the rolling fields. Soon the sign started appearing. THE MOST PHOTOGRAPHED BARN IN AMERICA. We counted five signs before we reached the site. There were 40 cars and a tour bus in the makeshift lot. We walked along a cowpath to […]

End of Career project : An opinion | José Ramón Hernández Correa
18-11-2016 One Comment

End of Career project : An opinion | José Ramón Hernández Correa

There are different ways of finishing a university career. Some of them finish when the last hanging subject is approved. Some? They should be all, not? So not: In some moment it owed someone to of him happening that to throw to the buchaca the last pass was sufficient. Why? I do not know it, but the only motive that […]

Do we organize well the studies of architecture? | Stepienybarno
14-11-2016 No Comments

Do we organize well the studies of architecture? | Stepienybarno

Son ya muchos años los que se lleva poniendo encima de la mesa que los estudios de arquitectura funcionamos de aquella manera y nuestras bases empresariales son cuando menos dudosas. A ello, hay que añadir que muchas oficinas están acostumbradas a malas prácticas laborales o directamente a infringir la ley o estar en el límite de la misma. Sobre todo […]

Peepholes and telescopes | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
28-10-2016 No Comments

Peepholes and telescopes | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

The look crosses the contemporary city a bit lost between signs, asphalt, walls and luminous labels: impermeable surfaces. The system also shows inaccessible hollows as the foreign window from which to be able to feel discreetly observed. The urban eye scarcely penetrates a couple of meters in the shop windows, the interior of a vehicle, the black after the window […]

The urbanism and the housewives | Alberto Ruiz
24-10-2016 4 Comments

The urbanism and the housewives | Alberto Ruiz

In 1959 the concept of political correction still was for be inventing, so still it was possible that a newspaper of national issue, in this Blanco y Negro -ABC’s cultural supplement- an article was publishing with round this one headline.1 The article was fulfilling all the premises to call the attention: polemic holder, graphical showy and, composition especially, signatory of […]

From the architecture of the dirt to the architecture of the company | Stepienybarno
14-10-2016 No Comments

From the architecture of the dirt to the architecture of the company | Stepienybarno

El pasado 20 de noviembre 2015, Anatxu Zabalbeascoa, mientras moderaba la estupenda mesa redonda de Siza x Siza, comentó que la obra del maestro portugués, más allá de sus evidentes bondades, tenía el plus de que estaba pensada cuidando todos los detalles -incluso el poco tratado tema de la limpieza del proyecto-. Para ilustrarlo hablaba de cómo en uno de […]

FORM&DATA Projects of collective housing. An anatomical review
11-10-2016 No Comments

FORM&DATA Projects of collective housing. An anatomical review

The drawing of the elephant raises the relation between structure support and forms. This interior system we know that it exists, but we are not conscious of his materiality at all time. FORM&DATA includes an anatomical review of 20 projects of collective housing, which reveals the real relation between form and internal organs and discovers the place where one finds […]

The clients of the architect | Stepienybarno
19-08-2016 No Comments

The clients of the architect | Stepienybarno

When, it does little more than ten years, we go out of the school, nobody spoke to us of, ever, that there out there were clients, promoters, not at all for the style. There was never mentioned how they can be obtained or how they can get lost. Not even an alone comment, on clients, beyond some anecdote on the […]

Architecture congress 2016
11-08-2016 No Comments

Architecture congress 2016

The sustainability, the rehabilitation of the constructed heritage, the participative processes, the right to a worthy housing or the right to an equitable city, are some of the topics that already are debated in the Architecture Congress 2016, which has been warming engines last weeks. The Congress, it will extend until November and will be a space of meeting professional […]

Learning by doing. Learning of the mistake | Fermín G. Blanco
01-08-2016 3 Comments

Learning by doing. Learning of the mistake | Fermín G. Blanco

Learning by doing is the mantra who guides a way of understanding the education and also the exercise of any profession. In moments of redefinition of so many aspects of our company, the phrase can be interpreted in a way as flexible as let’s be ready to interpret both verbs, what do we learn? And what is to do nowadays? […]

Architecture and rural territoryArchitecture and rural territory 2016
26-07-2016 No Comments

Architecture and rural territoryArchitecture and rural territory 2016

The perception of the rural territory of Galicia as a social, constructed space, becomes clear for anyone that has looked at it with something of attention at some time. This construction of the natural thing, which is done modélica in the materiality of the traditional architecture, in the unit between the house and the agricultural labors or in the conception […]

Women architects
26-07-2016 No Comments

Women architects

Ten arquitectas give his opinion concerning the feminine condition and how they are unrolled professionally in the sector of the architecture. They share information, opportunities and experiences, simultaneously that are conscious of the need to increase the visibility of his work initiating a process of change so irreversible as necessary. In the videointerview, ten women architects give his testimony and […]

More architects need! | Stepienybarno
15-07-2016 2 Comments

More architects need! | Stepienybarno

Since good you know, it is not the first time, it nor will be the last one, which we speak about the schools of architecture. This way, now that the whole world speaks that architects exceed and that go out schools of architecture as fungi; from Stepienybarno, we propose that probably the topic is not so clear and, in fact, […]

Theories and history of the contemporary city
14-07-2016 No Comments

Theories and history of the contemporary city

The contemporary city is an uncertain creature. His condition of sumatorio of social and economic, cultural and political, temporary and spatial variables turns her into a multiple puff-pastry difficult to apprehend. Infinity of theories and histories they go decades trying it, from what it has derived a doctrinaire equally vast and complex corpus. The aim of this book is to […]