Heritage. Building of the Faculty of Engineering and Attached Sciences | Julio Vilamajó

 The project arises in a stage in which the national incursions in the ” modern architecture ” have given already his first fruits. If one has to find a modal this of the work they might be the headquarters of the ” modern movement “: the building of the Bauhaus in Dessau of 1926, with similar image inside the same logic compositiva. They differ nevertheless in the consideration of the environment realized by Vilamajó and without that of Gropius chord was doing to the beginning of the modern movement. In the Faculty of Engineering the place determined doubly the party, respecting the integration to an urban walk characterized by the topography, vegetation and morphology and exploiting the singular visual ones to the city and to the sea. The project arises in a stage in which the national incursions in the ” modern architecture ” have given already his first fruits. If one has to find a modal this of the work they might be the headquarters of the ” modern movement “: the building of the Bauhaus in Dessau of 1926, with similar image inside the same logic compositiva. They differ nevertheless in the consideration of the environment realized by Vilamajó and without that of Gropius chord was doing to the beginning of the modern movement. In the Faculty of Engineering the place determined doubly the party, respecting the integration to an urban walk characterized by the topography, vegetation and morphology and exploiting the singular visual ones to the city and to the sea.

Building of the Faculty of Engineering. Montevideo, May 28 of 1938 [Julio Vilamajó] | modernistmo.blogspot.com.es

The opened spaces shaped by the building and integrated to the park, are conceived as unit that flows around and below the volumes. This dynamic sense that promotes the tour for the opening of diverse perspectives links itself to the beginning of baroque composition. The conception of the form turns out to be indissoluble of the structure, on the whole building having be realized in reinforced concrete – by the assistance of the Engineer W. Hill-.

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Text extracted of: Architectural and Urban development Guide of Montevideo. – Montevideo: Meeting of Andalusia; Municipal Intendency of Montevideo, 1992

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