Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

Classes in one word | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
15-04-2019 No Comments

Classes in one word | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 We often remind our teachers both for their works and for their speeches, brief aphorisms in the form of compressed reasonings that so many turns reach over the years. Surely the most classic and well-known “citations” already clustered in the memory, some dogmatic as sentences probably out of focus. However, some of those concise phrases are ingenious and […]

Unfocused Appointments | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
04-02-2019 No Comments

Unfocused Appointments | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 03 In general, and except for honorable exceptions, the architects write regular. In fact, the fact of approaching with such passion a task for which we have not been specifically trained has merit. To support our ideas and convictions we often use a recurring tool: the appointment, a brief endorsement of our argument thanks to the timely support of […]

Yes needs more | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
24-12-2018 No Comments

Yes needs more | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 02 This is a strange entrance with respect to the habitual thing and perhaps for that reason it pleases us especially. It is a text that is not specifically dedicated to architecture, nor to its authors; Nor does it talk about urban strategies, energy management or resources and many other issues that have interested us for years. This time […]

Stairs and disembarkations | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
24-09-2018 No Comments

Stairs and disembarkations | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 02 To the stairs one has to look at her abreast. To attack his tracing walking of backs – or of side – a sudden loss of the balance might suppose1. And the stairs is generous, we would say even detached in the application of the supreme Law of the Gravity2. Any stairs a beginning, an expectation supposes always […]

Lessons of the archetype | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
27-08-2018 No Comments

Lessons of the archetype | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 02 To beginning of the 20s in Germany, a notable group of traditionalist architects establish – in an individual way – a model sachlich, objectively, for the project of architecture1. Actually, the objectivity arises from the common acceptance of an archetype, a symbolic origin that forms a part of the unconscious group in a certain context. The classification and study […]

The refuge of the light | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
30-07-2018 No Comments

The refuge of the light | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 They tell that it was on having visited Joan’s Miro workshop in Cala Mayor  when Aimé Maeght understood, with real accuracy, the essential component for his future Foundation in Saint Paul of Wins. After numerous studies and projects of prestigious architects, Maeght would discover a homogeneous and vibrant light in the study of the painter, such an intense […]

The expectation of the modern thing | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
08-06-2018 No Comments

The expectation of the modern thing | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 In 1957 Paulo Mendes da Rocha designs the chair “Paulistano” for the lounges of the Gymnasium of São Paulo’s Athletic Club. It suits to rescue this brief description in technical which in the design and social commitment they look like two faces of the same currency: “The chair is done by pipe of steel, which is very cheap. […]

The drawn city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
23-04-2018 No Comments

The drawn city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 The city constitutes an inexhaustible source of information on us. His arrested observation reveals landscapes in continuous transformation, landscapes in movement: transitory landscapes. The drawing as cognitive instrument of the urban decanting, acts from one of the most former tools that are known: the perspective, the point of view from which the matter, a point is considered or […]

The architecture of the words | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
12-03-2018 No Comments

The architecture of the words | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 Our life passes under the sky of the words: we live in the language. Often we think stubbornly about the word as a mere utensil across which we treat of explicitar our messages and our arguments, poor fllood of words about – we put – the architecture. Nevertheless, in occasions it was looking like that these sets been […]

Contemporary | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
22-12-2017 No Comments

Contemporary | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 The Argentine poet was wondering on his contemporary ones, establishing conditions and manners of coexistence beyond a time and an epoch: those who are my contemporary? It was said. The awake enormous question interest, even more in the current moment, a displaced and speculative present in which the label “contemporary” appears as faithful accompanist of the most sweetened […]

Inhabitants of the drawing | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
17-11-2017 No Comments

Inhabitants of the drawing | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 The drawing supposes probably the most valuable tool to see, not only to look, architecture. The cinematographic record of the eye, our vision in movement, our time, conceals often essential aspects from everything what surrounds us, folds of the visible thing only evident under certain conditions of attention and belonging to the place.1 The pleasure of drawing a face, […]

Engineering of the Ingenuity | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
13-10-2017 No Comments

Engineering of the Ingenuity | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 The architecture requests a certain predisposition before the finding, something similar to a condition of expectation. The pleasure of the discovery is addictive, stimulant from the militancy of the most contumacious of the ingenuities, often intimately related to the sense of the humor and, in last instance, the intelligence. We imagine that precisely to this Alejandro de la […]

Questions about the room | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
08-09-2017 No Comments

Questions about the room | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

0.0 00 The space is the distance between two bodies. The dictionary always so conclusive1. Is here the exact, fenced and seemingly objective definition of the contumacious countless one, container of everything what exists: the space, distance between two bodies. The inoffensive aspect of this geometric precision on the space, actually limits the spatial condition to the constellation of relations between […]

The space of the mirrors | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
29-05-2017 No Comments

The space of the mirrors | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 The mirrors work as the pupils of a within the walls space, a room outdoor from that they observe us. In occasions there preserve even some recollections of our lives, as the porous and dusty mirrors of the old houses, which seem to examine from the hats and suits to stripes of ours forbears1. Also the mirrors take […]

The beginning of the order | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
28-04-2017 No Comments

The beginning of the order | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 The box of crystal supposed the most evident expression of the theses of the modernity. The technology and the new materials were allowing the revelation of “a new world – suitably, transparently, crystalline, electrically-, in opposition to the condition – underground, dirty of coal-, that was characterizing to the Victorian work”.1 The architecture establishes an order. Though Mies […]

Fingerprints and coverages | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
31-03-2017 No Comments

Fingerprints and coverages | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

0.0 00 The architecture is born from the meticulous arrangement of fingerprints and coverages. In occasions one of them will be sufficient. The fingerprint is established as a vestige, a sign, an engraving or an emergency on the landscape: the land like “the simplest form of the architecture”.1 The fact of extending to the air a protective surface, of stretching […]

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

The habitat city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

0.0 00 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 […]

The section of the World | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
09-12-2016 No Comments

The section of the World | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

0.0 00 The idea of hoarding the universal history of the architecture, the sculpture and the painting, amazes and pulls down to equal parts. If the chamber of the exchequers forms a part besides a domestic program, we are before a seductora entelequia of to live: the life like permanent dip in the culture; the collection like the representation itself […]

Peepholes and telescopes | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
28-10-2016 No Comments

Peepholes and telescopes | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

0.0 00 The look crosses the contemporary city a bit lost between signs, asphalt, walls and luminous labels: impermeable surfaces. The system also shows inaccessible hollows as the foreign window from which to be able to feel discreetly observed. The urban eye scarcely penetrates a couple of meters in the shop windows, the interior of a vehicle, the black after […]

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

After the threshold | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

0.0 00 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 […]

La batalla cotidiana | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
11-07-2016 No Comments

La batalla cotidiana | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

0.0 00 In occasions a fragment hides the traces of the totality. The vibration of the paved one, the diversity of his scales, the sheen of the low light on the broken profile of each and every of the pieces, the soil represents somehow the territory of the whole city, the soil as set of trodden, the country as an […]

The biggest following thing | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
03-06-2016 No Comments

The biggest following thing | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 It suits to support the opened well ears. César Pelli should have thought something like that during his stay about Eero Saarinen’s study to the suburbs of Detroit, one of the more fertile offices of architecture about the architects’ training and for that there happened figures as notable as Robert Venturi or Kevin Roche. Counts Pelli that the […]

Maps in white | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
25-03-2016 No Comments

Maps in white | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

0.0 00 In 1876 it was publishing for the first time “The Hunting of the Snark“, Lewis Carroll‘s poem with Henry Holyday‘s illustrations. Between a series of drawings loaded with ink, there appears as a revelation the chart “Ocean Chart”, a luck of map that includes the obligatory orientations or the scale, but without visible information in his interior: without […]

The domestic intrigue | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
01-02-2016 No Comments

The domestic intrigue | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

0.0 00 The contemporary house has turned, among other things, into a department store. The western culture has multiplied the need of cupboards and lumber rooms where to arrange of practical form the whole universe of domestic current accessories: from tool boxes and folding stairs to disguises and dresses of holiday; from bicycles and skates to curtains, towels and comforters; […]

Flat and parallel | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
25-12-2015 One Comment

Flat and parallel | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

0.0 00 In occasions the man lives strange territories, inhospitable as a frozen desert, hostile as the chill wind of the glaciers. For some strange reason, we have belonged to these places and have adapted to his nature from the coat, the culture or the management of the ecosystems. The architecture means to understand in the first instance the environmental […]

The third space | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
05-10-2015 No Comments

The third space | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 “Constructing a wall with dressed quarry stones, without mortar, in I dry, it is possible that it has been the first step that the men gave in search of that one to what today we call architecture” 1. The idea of the wall like the third space, as deep, solid and material border between two worlds, was progressively […]

The errant parish | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
17-08-2015 No Comments

The errant parish | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 The camp demands opened field, contingency and movement. His fragility, lightness and horizontal condition, has spread out of analogous form so much in the military campaign as the vacation accession, both in the emergency and in the fair or the circus. The camp fascinates for his capacity of nomadism and his ephemeral vocation of alteration of the landscape: […]

Utopia or interescalaridad | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
22-06-2015 No Comments

Utopia or interescalaridad | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

0.0 00 In 1974 Mariano Bayón interviews an Alejandro of the Jack isolated from the Academy, the margin already of the cultural paraphernalia of the architecture, an environment of the one that is separated voluntarily: “I will write something in a builders’ magazine, for builders” 1. Undoubtedly, the interest of Jack for the questions you will discipline they remove him […]

Projecting the window | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
25-05-2015 2 Comments

Projecting the window | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

0.0 00 The geometry of the hollow affects simultaneously so much in the perceptive interior variable – exterior, since in the lighting of a stay or the own constructive solution of the surrounding one. The traditional vertical hollow associated with the construction of walls ambles, defines a spatial and emotional threshold between the exterior nature and the interior space in […]