Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Tiempos próximos | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
31-12-2011 2 Comments

Tiempos próximos | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Since it comes being habitual in these dates, the Fundación Caja de Arquitectos has published his calendar for the next year, in this occasion dedicated the architect Francisco de Asís Cabrero (1912-2005), on there having be fulfilled the centenary of his birth. The efeméride has remembered me when, precisely ten years ago, in December, 2001, I had the opportunity to […]

Gerardo Salvador Molezún | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
18-10-2011 280 Comments

Gerardo Salvador Molezún | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

When they ask me it brings over of the more valuable thing that I have found throughout these years of studies on the second modernity, always I answer: ” the persons “. Thanks to my investigation I have had the opportunity to converse with notable architects, historians, draughtsmen, archivists … that have contributed his direct vision especially the process. Often […]

The invisible city | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
10-10-2011 32 Comments

The invisible city | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

This week – coincidental with the celebration of the Week of the Architecture in Corunna – I have had the opportunity to take part in the Cycle II of conferences on restoration of the architectural heritage organized by the Department of Composition of the Universidade da Coruña. This second edition had as topic «The historical city», and was honouring the […]

Ulm Models | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
30-08-2011 30 Comments

Ulm Models | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Today I have visited the exhibition Models of Ulm 1953-1968. The design of the new Germany in the room of exhibitions of the historical set of Sargadelos (Cervo, Lugo). The sample appeared as commemoration of fifty years of the foundation of the School of Design of Ulm (Hochschule für Gestaltung / Hfg Ulm), an institution dedicated to the education, the […]

The third vision | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
15-05-2011 110 Comments

The third vision | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Formed as geologist, Mark Klett (Albany, 1952) is a teacher of Art in the State University of Arizona. Interested in the relation between the culture, the time and the landscape, it began in the middle of the seventies a series of photographies of the places of the North American west that had been gathered by the chamber of the pioneers Timothy […]

Kahn / Komendant | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
11-02-2011 1,410 Comments

Kahn / Komendant | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

In the last chapter of the book “18 years with the architect Louis I. Kahn“, the engineer August Komendant remembers the years in which that both coincided like professors in the University of Pennsylvania. There, Kahn posed the projects of course of the following way: «There was not program, so only gave  some data referred to the needs and a term […]

Modernity | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
06-02-2011 27 Comments

Modernity | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

It did not like him use the words home or house. It preferred to use shelter. A shelter that condensed at the same time his technical and formal world and his familiar world and human. The architect Ramón Vázquez Molezún chose personally the place for emplazarlo, on the zone of wastes of an ancient factory of salazón, in the extreme […]

An imaginary walk by Oak Park | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
20-10-2010 51 Comments

An imaginary walk by Oak Park | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

The same ephemeris that today celebrate with the house Robie would have to share it with the following buildings: The factory of turbines of the To.And.G. Of Behrens, the house Milá of Gaudí, the terminación of the School of Art of Glasgow of Mackintosh or the house Steiner of Loos, for quoting some… is not a bad competition. However, the […]

The betrayal of the museums | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
26-08-2006 34 Comments

The betrayal of the museums | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Like sucede in the pictures of Magritte, the contradiction impera in the current panorama of the museums. We find us with two apparently opposite facts, especially in the museums of contemporary art: it is an immersed institution in a big crisis and however never in the history had woken up so many expectations. In reality, a museum of contemporary art is, […]