Tag: territory

Family house in Punta Canide | Díaz+Díaz
22-03-2017 No Comments

Family house in Punta Canide | Díaz+Díaz

This detached house is located in Punta Canide, Oleiros, in the Bay, with stunning sea views. Due to this location, the building should respond to some very specific buildable constrains and setbacks, required by municipal regulations, as well as the morphology of the land itself, which required adapting to the slope of the plot, with a drop of nearly three […]

The Bunshaft case. Notes on the fragility | José Antonio Sumay Rey
13-03-2017 No Comments

The Bunshaft case. Notes on the fragility | José Antonio Sumay Rey

Few cases there is more paradigmatic on the question of the conservation of the modern architecture that the case Bunshaft. Rough man and of few words, Gordon Bunshaft (1909-1990) is known internationally by the Lever House (1952) and by his work in the signature Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) where it would develop all his career until 1979. His work is […]

The hidden pavilion | Penelas Architects
01-03-2017 No Comments

The hidden pavilion | Penelas Architects

The Project fulfills the desire to Build a space for meditation and retreat, a place to Inhabit and to Think. The pavilion is built in a glade of the forest, the only clearing without a tree. It is wrapped up in Nature, hidden in it, in a way that it is only slightly perceptible. Suspended over a small waterfall, the […]

Rehabilitation of one-family housing in the Zapateira | soma arquitectura
15-02-2017 No Comments

Rehabilitation of one-family housing in the Zapateira | soma arquitectura

We face this task an enormous respect for the existing thing and the necessary care not to lose or to alter in the way the soul of the house. To rehabilitate a bulging housing of D. Andrés Fernandez-Albalat’s study is for us much more than a gift. If this gift comes from the hand of a client with the sufficient […]

Roteta House | Estudio Peña Ganchegui
08-02-2017 No Comments

Roteta House | Estudio Peña Ganchegui

The particular attributes offered by the plot shape the house: Its level 3 meters above the street, the astonishing layered rock wall at the bottom of the plot, the beautiful existing palm, and the presence of two car-parks located South and West of the plot. All of them have been, along with the orientation (N-S, following the elongated form of […]

Rehabilitation of Housing Sarela_Rehab | 2es+_oficina de arquitectura
18-01-2017 No Comments

Rehabilitation of Housing Sarela_Rehab | 2es+_oficina de arquitectura

One of the secrets better avoided the City of Santiago de Compostela we find it on the banks of the Rio Sarela … To only a kilometre of the Cathedral, it is precisely in this place where there takes place the exceptional singularity of the survival of the last contact between the historical city and his rural territory of origin, […]

The habitat city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
09-01-2017 No Comments

The habitat city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

The City has turned progressively and probably from the Industrial Revolution, in a luck of great predator on the way. His paper as revitalizing agent of the economic and cultural activity of the world, the progress, has formed conurbations of consumption, mega-structures disconnected of the cycles of the nature, the energy or the resources. The Generic City weighs too much […]

The landscape codified in Arne Jacobsen's architecture
05-01-2017 No Comments

The landscape codified in Arne Jacobsen’s architecture

To study Arne Jacobsen’s work demands certain patience. His scanty public declarations or written texts demand to be sent to the facts in yes, be perfect these in the shape of building, daily object, architectural project, textile design, drawing, water-color or photography. A minimal distance was separating his study of architecture and his domestic garden, place where it was in […]

The housing for the elderly in Adeamayor de San Martin | contextos de arquitectura y urbanismo
04-01-2017 No Comments

The housing for the elderly in Adeamayor de San Martin | contextos de arquitectura y urbanismo

The housing for the elderly in Adeamayor de San Martin (Valladolid) can not be understood without its context. Located on the border of a saline hidden wetland (Salgüeros de Aldeamayor) the aridity of the terrain and the infinite horizontality of the Spanish agricultural esplanade – dotted with small masses of pine trees – dominates the landscape, conditioning the implementation of […]

The IIIrd European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA
20-12-2016 No Comments

The IIIrd European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA

The European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA, biennial contest organized with the support of the COAC (Architects’ Official College of Catalonia) and AADIPA (Architects’ Group for the Defense and the Intervention in the Architectural Heritage) whose aim resides in distinguishing the good patrimonial practice and contributing to his spreading, opens the inscriptions of his 3 ª edition. The European […]

Three water house in Oza | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos
14-12-2016 No Comments

Three water house in Oza | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos

The housing solves in an alone plant with the only cover to three waters that it serves so much for the part closed like for the exterior opened spaces, included the garage. This decision of item allows to reduce the scale of the piece fitting the height of the fronts. The garage arranges in the nearest part to the limit […]

The imaginary city
13-12-2016 No Comments

The imaginary city

The imaginary city. The decades of civil Spanish postwar period do not treat each other about a dead past, it is a question rather of a vision of the present. An inventory of indications probably they us can reveal what has happened. To re-compose the pieces, contextualizar the political and social reality that was living through the country, to be […]

Charles Ventrillon | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
17-10-2016 138 Comments

Charles Ventrillon | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

Fifty years ago we had a teacher in the Faculty of Architecture that it was teaching to draw. His education nothing had to see with tricks or formulae but with foundations, with what it precedes the act itself of drawing, it might be said. He was saying to us for example that it was important to observe in general, which […]

Zumthor, between the quiet and the seduction | Marcelo Gardinetti
07-10-2016 No Comments

Zumthor, between the quiet and the seduction | Marcelo Gardinetti

One of Peter Zumthor‘s principal motivations with regard to his own work consists of proposing the immediate understanding of the constructed object, to dive by means of a primary observation the emotional sensibility of his spectators. In search of this aim, Zumthor tries that the combinations of forms, materials, colors and textures, they amalgamate in the perceptive thought, giving place […]

Monteagudo's country house. The ruin that it remains | Luis Gil
26-09-2016 One Comment

Monteagudo’s country house. The ruin that it remains | Luis Gil

“Vague reflections on Juan Navarro Baldeweg’s work in Monteagudo’s ruin. A Estrada. Pontevedra.” By María Moliner, Ruin: 1. Action to a construction sink. 2. Action to any thing, material be destroyed or spiritually. 5. Remains of a sunked construction. By our particular dictionary, Ruin: 1. That one that shows again his constructive original nature, that is to say turns us […]

After the threshold | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
16-09-2016 No Comments

After the threshold | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

A cemetery is a raft of time, a hollow in the world that fills and empties with us. The metaphor of our lives like rivers “that are going to give to the sea”1 would transform this emptiness into a vast figurative ocean into whose abysmal depths it rests the history of the Being: the time like one to pass progressively, […]

Bardecó Cafeteria | Villacé y Cominges
14-09-2016 No Comments

Bardecó Cafeteria | Villacé y Cominges

The Curbera Building (1939), in which the place is located, is a construction between dividing, of a height of 14 plants, destined to offices and housing. In the ground floor two business premises place located aside and to other one of the impressive portal of access to the building. The main face of the building, of symmetrical composition, it answers to […]

Of the (architectural) ellipses | Pedro Hernández
05-09-2016 No Comments

Of the (architectural) ellipses | Pedro Hernández

In 1996, Bernard Tschumi writes ‘Violence of Architecture’ –a chapter of the book Architecture and disjunction– in the one that he presents to the architecture as an element in constant tension: between the body that occupies the space and the geometry that it contains to the body. Tschumi’s dilemma does that the architect should decide if he inclines of one […]

Flor de Amancaes Park | Aldo Facho Dede + abalosllopis arquitectos
03-08-2016 No Comments

Flor de Amancaes Park | Aldo Facho Dede + abalosllopis arquitectos

“We divide of the conviction of that the city and the citizenship construct themselves from the Public Spaces, that these have to not organize only the urban plot but transform in places where the citizens develop and enjoy in equality.” AFD+Abalosllopis Urban development Concepcion. The Flor de Amancaes Zonal park was thought to be a pole of urbanity. We divide […]

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 […]

12 miradas Manuel Gallego Jorreto
12-07-2016 No Comments

12 miradas Manuel Gallego Jorreto

Last Wednesday, the 6th of July, 2016 Manuel Gallego Jorreto‘s exhibition was inaugurated, inside the cycle 12miradas:: Riverside stimulated by the Hijos de Rivera Corporation and Creative Laboratory Vilaseco Gallery. We will rely on the presence of the architect, that it will contribute his looks with a chat of introduction to the exhibition. “One presents Manuel Gallego normally enumerating his […]

Pedra da Rá Viewing-point | Carlos Seoane
29-06-2016 No Comments

Pedra da Rá Viewing-point | Carlos Seoane

The project of the viewing-point of the “Pedra da Rá” is an action based on the municipal program “Riveira Atlántica 2015” that tries to promote between others the tourist possibilities of Riveira’s town hall. Inside this program there is designed the recovery of several viewing-points and between them one entrusts us the recovery and improvement of the viewing-point known as […]

Master's in Landscape Architecture Juana de Vega 2016-2017
28-06-2016 2 Comments

Master’s in Landscape Architecture Juana de Vega 2016-2017

The Master ‘s Degree in Landscape Architecture Juana de Vega offers specialized and multidisciplinary training in planning, design, management and conservation of the landscape at different levels, in a discipline of growing interest nationally and internationally, as is the Landscape Architecture . This is an official master taught by the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) and the University of […]

O Fragón Restaurant | CREUSeCARRASCO
22-06-2016 No Comments

O Fragón Restaurant | CREUSeCARRASCO

The project rebuilds a small house just over 3 meters wide and 16 deep at the end of a block. It is located in the historic centre of this village of Costa da Morte. The former house was a dwelling and a bar and it had a blind well oriented dividing wall. We have sought to resolve the urban scene […]

Platform of maps of the Autonomous government of Galicia
16-06-2016 No Comments

Platform of maps of the Autonomous government of Galicia

A new application already is available to obtain geographical information of Galicia. The Institute of Studies of the Territory (IET), in collaboration with the Agency of Technological Modernization of Galicia (Amtega), has just released this new service of the Center of Unloads of Geographical Information of the Platform of maps of the Autonomous government of Galicia. It is a question of […]

Interventions in the Landscape Juana de Vega Award 2016
03-05-2016 No Comments

Interventions in the Landscape Juana de Vega Award 2016

Interventions in the Landscape Juana de Vega Award arises from the conviction of that the landscape is a fundamental element of the heritage of any human company, for affecting directly in his physical and spiritual well-being and for being a socio-economic resource of enormous potential. Putting in value and to improve the landscape quality of the territory, the Landscape Galician School […]

High Mountain | Íñigo García Odiaga
29-04-2016 111 Comments

High Mountain | Íñigo García Odiaga

During the months of winter one of the activities that occupies of important way the leisure is the enjoy of the mountain. Equipments of different índole like shelters, hostels or stations of ski are surpassing little by little his simple condition of buildings of mountain to incorporate architectures that somehow improve the offer and the quality of the service offered. […]

Quarter and half house | soma arquitectura
20-04-2016 No Comments

Quarter and half house | soma arquitectura

It is a question of a stone pushed like removes doing the whole life in Galicia. A clean and round volume that gets up in the territory, it controlling and forming a part of him. The first thing to deciding is how to place in a plot with a strong earring, and that presents a few impressive sights. The first […]

House in Bértoa | Jorge Salgado Cortizas
06-04-2016 No Comments

House in Bértoa | Jorge Salgado Cortizas

The this house placed in Bértoa de Arriba, to Carballo’s suburbs, in a landscape with a marked rural character, which explains the way in which the territory was constructed for years. The housing arises from the abstraction of these cultural traditional references. I knew the owners of the house across a common friend, Juan Carracedo, carried away of his trade […]

Reboira | Patricia Sabín – Enrique M. Blanco
16-03-2016 No Comments

Reboira | Patricia Sabín – Enrique M. Blanco

We knew the zone, Reboira, in which the housing would be located. Beautiful conference on her laugh, the tranquility of the emplacement and the wooded woodland that surrounds the plot for three wings, his earring, the level raised on the road one and the strange planning. The orientation west coincides with the sights on the sea with the distance, and […]