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The Modern Movement and the Law to the City. Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago
23-03-2017 One Comment

The Modern Movement and the Law to the City. Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago

Last November, 2017 there was celebrated the 9Th Iberian DOCOMOMO Congress ‘Modern Movement, Cultural Heritage and Company’, Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago I intervened as one of the referees invited of the second day, dedicated to the social dimension of the problems discussed in the meeting. “As I commented in his moment in this chat explored a series of traditions of design – well-known, […]

6 years of career and now what?
02-03-2017 No Comments

6 years of career and now what?

The Representatives’ Advice of Students of Architecture (CREARQ), organizes this round table that will try to throw something of light on how confronting the entry in the labor world. What does go on when you face for the first time to the labor world? Which are your options? They take part: – Elena Sarabia. Secretary of the Colegio Oficial de […]

Journalism and Architecture
09-02-2017 No Comments

Journalism and Architecture

Cycle of Dialogs on Literature in press: ‘COLUMN ROOM the IInd’: Journalism and Architecture. – Anatxu Zabalbeascoa, Journalist and Historian specialized in architecture and design. Columnist in El País newspaper, Blog ‘Del tirador a la ciudad’. – Llàtzer Moix, Assistant director La Vanguardia. Editorial-writer, columnist and critic of architecture – Juan José López de la Cruz, Architect. Teacher Escuela of […]

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 […]

Interview to José Ramón Alonso Pereira · INCUNA
03-01-2017 No Comments

Interview to José Ramón Alonso Pereira · INCUNA

The journalist Victor Guillot converses, in the frame of the Days XVIII International of Industrial Heritage, with José Ramón Alonso Pereira (ETS Architecture, Universidade gives Corunna. Spain). Madrid (1953), architect ETSAM (1977), doctor UPM (1983), teacher to title USC (Santiago de Compostela 1987), professor of university UDC (Corunna 1991) of History of the Architecture and of the Urbanism in the […]

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 […]

Colonial villages
24-11-2016 No Comments

Colonial villages

During the postwar period there were created more than three hundred new peoples distributed by half A Spain. The National Institute of Settling adapted to the Regime a project of the Republic II, which was tying the birth of these localities to the development of zones without cultivating next the big rivers. Unlike what it happened in the cities, where […]

Rafael Moneo, courage and conviction
01-11-2016 No Comments

Rafael Moneo, courage and conviction

The Museum of Roman Art of Merida, The Kursaal of San Sebastian and other important works are showed today by Rafael Moneo, the only prize Pritzker of Architecture born in Spain and teacher of several generations of national and international architects. It obtains the architect’s title in the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid, where it graduated in 1961. […]

5th Rafael Manzano Award 2016. Enrique Nuere
20-10-2016 No Comments

5th Rafael Manzano Award 2016. Enrique Nuere

The Rafael Manzano Award is granted anually from the year 2012 to architects whose work has stood out, well in the field of the restoration or in that of the new work, for his defense of the values of the architectural Spanish traditions. It is a question of the major prize of architecture granted in Spain and owes to the […]

Luis Peña Ganchegui, architecture like landscape
04-10-2016 One Comment

Luis Peña Ganchegui, architecture like landscape

Over the modes Peña Ganchegui continues constructing his buildings with a personal style, attached to the Basque Country. Intimate friend of Chillida thinks about him. “Praise of the light” is a documentary series that does a portrait of the contemporary, understood architecture not only as artistic activity, but also pragmatic and utilitarian. Luis Peña Ganchegui (1926-2009) has been the relating […]

Cruz y Ortiz, essence of the south
15-09-2016 No Comments

Cruz y Ortiz, essence of the south

The Sevillian architects Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz are an eloquent example of the creation that centres on the problems of the human spirit over the technical solutions. The Sevillian station of Holy Joust or the stadium of Madrid de La Peineta there are alone a sample of the talent and category of this pair of international prestige. “Elogio de […]

The century of Cartier-Bresson
18-08-2016 No Comments

The century of Cartier-Bresson

The famous photographer Cartier-Bresson was a privileged witness of the big events that they have marked his time and one of the pioneers of the modern photojournalism. This documentary is an autobiographical statement that interlaces the personal trip of the recognized photographer and the history of the 20th century. Henri Cartier Bresson (August 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004) was a […]

Critical crossings. The architecture and other points of view
02-08-2016 No Comments

Critical crossings. The architecture and other points of view

Roca a new cycle of meetings starts in the Roca Barcelona qualified Gallery ‘Critical Crossings. The architecture and other points of view’. An activity in format of dialogs between an arquitectos and professionals of different creative disciplines, directed professionals of the sector, which possesses the comisariado of the critic and architect Fredy Massad. Every session of this cycle assembles an […]

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 […]

Architectural Narratives / Building Stories · Koldo Lus Arana
05-07-2016 No Comments

Architectural Narratives / Building Stories · Koldo Lus Arana

Koldo Lus Arana discusses his recent research on the interactions between comics and architecture—both from a historical perspective and exploring current overlaps. Arana will explore the work of contemporary architects such as Jimenez Lai, Willem Jan Neutelings and many others who use comics and cartoons within their work, to the presence of architecture in comics such as those created by […]

COAVN Awards 2016
14-06-2016 No Comments

COAVN Awards 2016

The Architects’ Official College Basque – Navarrese one (COAVN) has delivered this Thursday, the 9th of June, the COAVN Awrds of Architecture 2016 in a ceremony with more than 160 guests that Sebastián took place in the Lounge of Plenary sessions of the Town hall of Donostia-San Sebastian. The show led by Oihane Kill You, it assembled in the cardinal […]

The public space like board of game | Aida Navarro | TEDxUPValència.
24-05-2016 No Comments

The public space like board of game | Aida Navarro | TEDxUPValència.

The public space like board of game | Aida Navarro | TEDxUPValència. “The game is a mechanism capable of profaning, of returning to the free use the space that the power had confiscated”. Aida Navarre speaks to us about well versed limits and about the power of the game civil conscience to start and to create them. Valencian rather anxious […]

Talking about Manuel Gallego
12-05-2016 No Comments

Talking about Manuel Gallego

The first chat under the title “About the local thing and the global thing in the creation of the architecture”, with the architects Alexandre Alves Costa and Sergio Fernandes, belonging to the cycle of chats – colloquia about the exhibition “Manuel Gallego. Architecture 1969-2015”, that the Barrié Foundation receives in his headquarters of A Coruña, in the frame of the […]

(Español) El arquitecto de Nueva York. Rafael Guastavino
28-04-2016 No Comments

(Español) El arquitecto de Nueva York. Rafael Guastavino

El arquitecto de Nueva York (Rafael Guastavino) “The architects of America have with him [Rafael Guastavino i Moreno] a debt of gratitude not only for having been a trustworthy and conscientious builder but for new possibilities have made possible in the field of the architectural design.” Peter B. Wight, 1901 Peter B. Wight was recognizing in Rafael Guastavino’s life i […]

Alejandro de la Sota. Simple Justification of his work
21-04-2016 No Comments

Alejandro de la Sota. Simple Justification of his work

Conference declared by Alejandro de la Sota in the International University Menéndez Pelayo of A Corunna in the summer of 1986. The conference, which was forming a part of the Course “Peripheral Alternatives to the Modern Movement”, took “Alejandro de la Sota as a title. Simple Justification of his work”.

Frank Lloyd Wright. The art of constructing
29-03-2016 No Comments

Frank Lloyd Wright. The art of constructing

The documentary ” The art of constructing ” approaches in two chapters the life and work of the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. It shows themselves some of his constructions as Taliesin (house, estate and Wright’s study) Fallingwater (House of the waterfall) and the Museum Guggenheim in New York, between others. El documental “El arte de construir” aborda en dos […]

The doors are opportunities of change | Santiago de Molina
08-03-2016 No Comments

The doors are opportunities of change | Santiago de Molina

“The doors are the place where there take place the exchanges and the opportunity to go on to another side”. Santiago de Molina ransmits hotly why it is worth inventing and giving him importance to the doors, during the conference in TEDxUPValència. Architect and teacher in the University San Paul CEU of Madrid. It has published the books Arquitectos al […]

Real-estate fiction 3
16-02-2016 No Comments

Real-estate fiction 3

In this collage of fictions in which the city and his inhabitants are the protagonists one hides the record of the urban conflicts associated with the socioeconomic model of an epoch. Of equal way, his conclusions project a range of solutions only limited by the imagination. Probably let’s be able estimate the cinema of fiction for his documentary revelations, and […]

Architecture and Industry Seminar: New Materials | Interior Space
28-01-2016 No Comments

Architecture and Industry Seminar: New Materials | Interior Space

The Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad will on Thursday the 29th and Friday the 30th of October 2015 be holding the Architecture and Industry: New Materials and Interior Space seminar  in  Barcelona.  Under  the  direction  of  the  architects  Félix  Arranz  and  Ramón Sanabria, six architects from Spain and abroad, and the companies Knauf (Germany) and Alusion (Canada), will together explore the […]

María Elena
07-01-2016 No Comments

María Elena

María Elena, the last Saltpeter Work still running in the world, it’s intact since the day it was born in 1925. Its inhabitants, the pampinos, who were born and raised there, keeps in their memories the untold stories of this unique way of living on the driest desert in the planet. This documentary and its revealing anecdotes, built upon an […]

Clouds Hunters: July
29-12-2015 3 Comments

Clouds Hunters: July

Atacama Desert, north of Chile: the villagers, being based on the observation of the nature, they gather the water of the fog or camanchaca by means of thin meshes placed strategically in the hillsides of the mountain, as they do the cactuses thanks to the líquenes that cover them, revealing drop to drop the valued liquid. Beautiful example of how […]

Saul Bass: Famous title sequences from Preminger to Scorsese
15-12-2015 No Comments

Saul Bass: Famous title sequences from Preminger to Scorsese

Some of the most remarkable opening titles designed by Saul Bass, sometimes in collaboration with his wife Elaine Bass. From “The Man with the Golden Arm” (1955) to “Casino” (1995), this video represents a substantial part of his creative legacy in chronological order. Saul Bass was an American graphic designer and Academy Award winning filmmaker, best known for his design […]

Where is north? Architects looking for a place
19-11-2015 No Comments

Where is north? Architects looking for a place

«Where is north? Architects looking for a place» is a short documentary that describes the situation of labor precariousness in which the young Spanish architects are after the snap of the real-estate crisis. Title: Where is north? Architects looking for a place Year: 2015 Duration: 23min Direction and accomplishment: Daniel Natoli Interviews:Laura Díaz del Pino, José Jiménez Pérez, Amanda Galiana […]

Juana de Vega of Architecture Award 2015 · CREUSeCARRASCO
16-11-2015 No Comments

Juana de Vega of Architecture Award 2015 · CREUSeCARRASCO

The headquarters of the Foundation Juana of Vega received last November 13 the act of reading of the failure and delivery of the Juana de Vega Architecture Award 2015. Consolidated as one of most emphasized from the sector and created by the Foundation Juana de Vega to recognize the labor of the architects who, with his projects, contribute to the […]

The future belongs to Africa
13-11-2015 No Comments

The future belongs to Africa

// Making Africa  presents a great quantity of works, part d that depart from a retrospective look to the beginnings of the postcolonial age, which they pass along a wide variety of means. These works break with the conventional definitions of design, art, photography, architecture and cinema. “Making Africa: A continent of contemporary design throws a new light on Africa […]