Luis Gil Pita

Domestic domain. Border and boundary as "enclosure" | Luis Gil
03-02-2020 No Comments

Domestic domain. Border and boundary as “enclosure” | Luis Gil

The rediscovery of the edge and the enclosure as an object of study and as a generator of new ways of understanding where current affairs happen, not as in the cultural and presentation issue of the subject being limited by the metaphor of the transition of the end and in particular of the crisis neoliberal of the end of the […]

Architectures on the border and border | Luis Gil
27-01-2020 No Comments

Architectures on the border and border | Luis Gil

If the edge, as a boundary or border, can only be approached by force (energy in a pure state without cultivating) or the strategy attached to its concretion, the technique (the invention that allows acting to deceive adversity), history architectures gestated at the border it has also materialized in a double formalization. In this way, the border and border space […]

The border city | Luis Gil
20-01-2020 No Comments

The border city | Luis Gil

The liminal cities, they are of entry and exit, susceptible to be besieged and therefore forced to protection in adverse moments. They are spaces or surrounding territories fighting at the same time against the outside that with the own necessity to grow like other communities in more stable situations. The closed or walled city, both the maritime, the one built […]

The border of contact, encounter and exchange space | Luis Gil
13-01-2020 No Comments

The border of contact, encounter and exchange space | Luis Gil

The intrinsic nature of the border is that of being an area of danger, an insecure space in which the development of the essential tasks of life requires a state of continuous alertness. It is the space for the exchange of energy, where it is released or integrated into new areas, which implies a constant rebalancing of the forces acting […]

The plan as a tool for border overflow | Luis Gil
30-12-2019 No Comments

The plan as a tool for border overflow | Luis Gil

The border as a tense space that opposes its transit, requires effort, determination, formal or fundamental change to be transgressed and overcome or inhabited temporarily or continuously. Thus, the passage through the border or the limit, the jump from one medium to another implies the discovery of a technique that makes possible the survival in the other margin, the change, […]

The border, artificial and invented mechanism | Luis Gil
23-12-2019 No Comments

The border, artificial and invented mechanism | Luis Gil

In this way when the natural barrier (the geographical accident) artificially used to protect the interior ecosystem, is insufficient, inadequate or non-existent for the desired economic or social use, then man develops not only artificiality over the natural but also takes a step more and build an ex-novo border. It is an invention that saves the natural deficiency, and around […]

Limits, nature and artifice | Luis Gil
16-12-2019 No Comments

Limits, nature and artifice | Luis Gil

When talking about limit or border, the words of bankruptcy or separation are instantly added to the conversation. A first approach to the definition of boundary or border spaces, would limit them as those areas of emptiness or obstacle that are shaped or structured as a nature that is little or not practicable, in which the movement slows down or […]

Mastery as a fundamental and physical problem of boundary and border phenomena | Luis Gil
09-12-2019 No Comments

Mastery as a fundamental and physical problem of boundary and border phenomena | Luis Gil

The movement and walking is innate to the activity of man, for various reasons, from the great migrations and movements in the search for Paleolithic hunting to the present day. A movement that was originally forced by the need to survive against the adverse nature, much earlier than the subsequent sedentary and articulation of man with the territory through the […]

Allegory of the border and the limit | Luis Gil
02-12-2019 No Comments

Allegory of the border and the limit | Luis Gil

The neoliberal actuality that we have had to live makes it difficult, like no other, to refer behaviors, events and attitudes to a stable horizon, a concrete framework that serves as an articulator, as an element of dialogue and background to the analysis of a hardly acotable contemporaneity, nothing defined and a rapid emptying of contents, whose ultimate goal seems […]

What does not fit in time | Luis Gil
28-01-2019 No Comments

What does not fit in time | Luis Gil

The historical horizon that we have had to inhabit makes all Western citizens of today belong without exception to the established society of consumption and excess. A syndrome that advanced and denounced from its beginnings, in the middle of the XX century, different thinkers and sociologists. Since then, capitalism has flooded our lives with superfluous behavior and unnecessary objects. From […]

The million-dollar machine and the joy of architecture | Luis Gil Pita
05-11-2018 No Comments

The million-dollar machine and the joy of architecture | Luis Gil Pita

On the adequacy of a public space in the Tilos. Teo 2018. Eduardo Cruz Aguiar. “I always liked to talk about architecture as fun; if it is not done happily it is not Architecture. This joy is precisely the Architecture, the satisfaction that is felt. The emotion of Architecture makes us smile, it makes us laugh. Not life”. Alejandro de […]

Five Senses. Introduction to reading the writings of Juhani Pallasmaa | Luis Gil Pita
10-09-2018 No Comments

Five Senses. Introduction to reading the writings of Juhani Pallasmaa | Luis Gil Pita

Three short months before Valentine’s Day 1996,1 during a meeting with D. Alejandro de la Sota in his studio, this one referred, in an aside of the conversation to the category of the constructed work of Manuel Gallego, in each one of the different scales that ranged from the responsible direction in the urban implantation to the final accent that […]

Drawings of work, of the mental place to the final reality | Luis Gil Pita
10-07-2017 One Comment

Drawings of work, of the mental place to the final reality | Luis Gil Pita

What? To explain the happened. In relation to the drawing, as necessary tool for the expression of the project, the contemporary architecture already does not conceive without the inflation of the graphical representation of the plane, an inflation parallel to the bureaucratic growth of the written documentation of the own project, fruit of the obligation of use, the majority of […]

The tables and the architecture | Luis Gil Pita
27-03-2017 No Comments

The tables and the architecture | Luis Gil Pita

Is table an architecture? Not, but yes in others some senses. It is not an architecture, because it is not a question of any enclosure or closed domain and to cutlery, it is clear. But maybe yes it is an architecture if we think it as constructed object subject to a few laws of the statics and also of the practice […]

Carles Martí and María Moliner´s book | Luis Gil Pita
31-10-2016 No Comments

Carles Martí and María Moliner´s book | Luis Gil Pita

You will excuse me and especially to whom in the bottom I dedicate these brief words, the not scientific at all approximation of these lines to the “written architecture” by Carles Martí. With complete certainty, his rigor and extreme modesty would never admit a text as the present. Nonetheless, in this occasion I am going to contradict the teacher … […]

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

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

“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 […]

Juan Rivas´ architecture and night landscapes | Luis Gil Pita
09-11-2015 No Comments

Juan Rivas´ architecture and night landscapes | Luis Gil Pita

I write these lines with a species of feeling fault for speaking about an artist and of his work, which I knew some time ago, and the present one to which this exhibition corresponds, because it gets used to speaking of the artistic object and of his creator to explain it, something that I believe in the bottom is totally […]

The van Eyck´s ear | Luis Gil Pita - Cristina Nieto Peñamaría
31-08-2015 2 Comments

The van Eyck´s ear | Luis Gil Pita – Cristina Nieto Peñamaría

“For then we had turned already into two venerable elders. As the years went by I had remained as deaf as a post and he was losing the sight up to turning into a deep near-sighted person. It wants to say it that, while we were united, we were living in a species of symbiosis, since these plants without scarcely […]

A prize of work | Luis Gil Pita - Cristina Nieto Peñamaría
22-05-2015 No Comments

A prize of work | Luis Gil Pita – Cristina Nieto Peñamaría

A prize of work. Notes about the Praza do Curro en Noia. Salgado and Liñares architects To speak about architecture is difficult, great, to do it even more, because of it we are going to try to be brief and the approximation does not obstruct with unnecessary words to the exceptional ones and innovators values that the work of Praza […]

The public of Callobre | Luis Gil Pita
31-07-2014 No Comments

The public of Callobre | Luis Gil Pita

“It is not Giotto’s influence in Mondrian, is Mondrian’s influence in Giottto”. Aldo van Eyck The public of Callobre and the Arquitectura y Territorio rural annual days of the Maria Martínez Otero foundation in A Estrada. The days of Arquitectura y Territorio rural that are celebrated already for fourth consecutive year from the summer of 2011, organized by the Maria Martínez […]

Stamp, ¿one fragile? Cutlery of Tomás Alonso | Luis Gil Pita
04-07-2014 No Comments

Stamp, ¿one fragile? Cutlery of Tomás Alonso | Luis Gil Pita

The subversion of the fragile thing, to use and to never throw. Notes on the cutlery Stamp byTomás Alonso. There are these a few brief words that will not be at a height of the intensity of an exercise of design that the obviedad tries to subvert of anything already very natural …, the artificial action to use and throw. Tomás […]

Brief notes on the Trinta gallery by Pablo Tomé architect | Luis Gil Pita
24-01-2014 One Comment

Brief notes on the Trinta gallery by Pablo Tomé architect | Luis Gil Pita

We are going to report, in a few words, so brief that almost we do not use any more than the own ones asked his architect, Pablo Tomé, the quality and the architectural experience of the work of the gallery of contemporary art Trinta in rúa Virxe da Cerca 24, Santiago de Compostela. We only want to recount with a few […]

About a work Carlos Meijide Architect | Luis Gil Pita
15-11-2012 No Comments

About a work Carlos Meijide Architect | Luis Gil Pita

A shop of campaign in Reinante and the house of vacations of the Meijide family in Barreiros He was ten or eleven years old when I happened my first summer in Galicia in 1979, the first one in which also I started thinking about the architecture to the margin of the recollections of the works of engineering that it had seen […]

Let´s do the favor of gathering the ball of the bottom of the mesh | Luis Gil Pita - Cristina Nieto Peñamaría
03-05-2012 2 Comments

Let´s do the favor of gathering the ball of the bottom of the mesh | Luis Gil Pita – Cristina Nieto Peñamaría

1 The latter days I have remembered the court of the college where we us were squeaking the legs at the moment of the playtime when it had to sorrow approximately twelve years. In this playground, which must serve for almost all kinds of scattering, there were superposed lines that were mixing different disciplines and sports, football, handball, basketball, etc, […]

Mi objeto de diseño favorito: os zocos | Luis Gil Pita
19-01-2012 One Comment

Mi objeto de diseño favorito: os zocos | Luis Gil Pita

By María Moliner, Clogs: 1. Piece of footwear done of wood, which the peasants use in different countries; it is in the habit of having something of heel and a few pieces that them separate something from the soil and the top turned up; Cork-soled clog, clog, cantesa, grinds, clog, maize, corche, galosh, haloza, madreña, souk. 2. Certain shoe with […]

Caldo de Cultivo | Luis Gil Pita - Cristina Nieto Peñamaría
03-02-2011 2,639 Comments

Caldo de Cultivo | Luis Gil Pita – Cristina Nieto Peñamaría

Caldo de Cultivo is a publication of Cultivos Culturáis, action of real work and multidisciplinary reflection surroundings to the development and care of the work with the hands in a huerta. In this project that coordinates and promotes initially the poet and oral narrator Celso Fdez Sanmartin have participated, musicians ( so many composers as you interpret, Benxamin Otero, José […]

Raised to a chair, before big | Luis Gil Pita - Cristina Nieto Peñamaría
13-09-2010 35 Comments

Raised to a chair, before big | Luis Gil Pita – Cristina Nieto Peñamaría

We are interested in emphasizing the particular world of the chair for children, very specially because it is first one of the contacts of the citizen to his more first infancy with a machine that serves to the most basic domestic uses, as step before the use of the architecture and the city. The chairs are the simplest (complex) machines […]