Pedro Hérnandez Martínez

From the crystal inhabitants | Pedro Hernández
24-11-2017 No Comments

From the crystal inhabitants | Pedro Hernández

“One night, the people of the mirror invaded the Earth. His force was big, but after bloody battles the magic arts of the Yellow Emperor prevailed. This one rejected the invaders, imprisoned them in the mirrors and they were imposed by the task of repeating, since in a species of dream, all the acts of the men. It deprived them […]

Of the precipice of the statue | Pedro Hernández
21-08-2017 One Comment

Of the precipice of the statue | Pedro Hernández

“Construct a monument him to the monument”, it was saying one of the front pages of the magazine of critique of Caín art. I joust almost at the same time as this publication was going out, one was presenting officially the last work of the Mexican artist Sebastián: the Warrior Chimalli, an enormous sculpture of red color of 60 meters […]

From the weariness (II) | Pedro Hernández
16-06-2017 No Comments

From the weariness (II) | Pedro Hernández

Or of the bed or of the rest does not take place for. In different publications like Advertising and privacy, The domesticity in war or Sexuality and Space,, the historian and investigator Beatriz Colomina has planned an alternative reading of the architecture and on how along the 20th century and thanks to the development and expansion of different optical and mercantile technologies […]

From the Utopian failure | Pedro Hernández
17-04-2017 No Comments

From the Utopian failure | Pedro Hernández

The architecture for yes same is unable to put solution to the males of the company. For much that has existed during great part of the 20th century an effort from the theory for claiming the autonomy of the discipline, today we know that the architecture limits itself, actually, in a complex process that is affected by the economic thing, […]

Of the architecture without ideology? | Pedro Hernández
05-12-2016 No Comments

Of the architecture without ideology? | Pedro Hernández

In 2011, Vicente Serrano publishes the book Spinoza’s wound, where it approaches, from the philosophy, the topic of the happiness. In the chapter v –Biopoder without ideologies– it exposes and analyzes how, actually, any way of being able tends to control, to order and articulate any thing that falls down under his influence. It is Highland what, using Nietzche’s words, […]

Of the (architectural) ellipses | Pedro Hernández
05-09-2016 No Comments

Of the (architectural) ellipses | Pedro Hernández

In 1996, Bernard Tschumi writes ‘Violence of Architecture’ –a chapter of the book Architecture and disjunction– in the one that he presents to the architecture as an element in constant tension: between the body that occupies the space and the geometry that it contains to the body. Tschumi’s dilemma does that the architect should decide if he inclines of one […]

From the horizon (and his dissolution) | Pedro Hernández
09-05-2016 No Comments

From the horizon (and his dissolution) | Pedro Hernández

The present text is, first of all, a simple and small reflection on the exhibition ‘Statements of a negotiation’ that gathers the pictorial work of the artist Francis Alÿs and developed – until Sunday, the 16th of August – in the Museum Tamayo of city of Mexico. Some warnings go ahead. Though I admire enormously the work of the (Belgian) […]

Of the weariness (I) | Pedro Hernández
04-03-2016 No Comments

Of the weariness (I) | Pedro Hernández

Violence White is the name of an exhibition realized in the frame of the artistic project 1 Month / 1 Artist, a small space located in the Historical Center of city of Mexico. Realized by the Japanese artist Seiko Yamamoto this work departs from the modern architecture as leitmotiv. His it initiated it is simple, Yamamoto takes the predominantly white […]

Of the segregation | Pedro Hernández
06-03-2015 No Comments

Of the segregation | Pedro Hernández

A few days ago the blog of architecture Unhabitat was aiming – rather well it was questioning – at the existence of a building in New York that was having two income: an access “for poor” placed in the lateral part and other one, located in the main face, where the most wealthy persons could accede. The text aims that, […]

Of architecture or revolution | Pedro Hernández
05-01-2015 No Comments

Of architecture or revolution | Pedro Hernández

“We kill ourselves and in spite of everything we are modern” Juan Carlos Cano1 In 1964, refiriéndose to the project of the Joint Urbano Nonoalco-Tlatelolco, Mario Pani he writes in the Banobras Magazine– one of these magazines that was serving to promote the architectural modern achievements that were coming supported by this bank institution – that his project and vision […]

Of the (just) distance | Pedro Hernández
19-12-2014 One Comment

Of the (just) distance | Pedro Hernández

In a recent conversation with Xxxxxxx Xxxxxx in SOMA,, she asked me to explain, in synthesis, which it was doing at the moment of facing the accomplishment of a (artistic) project “as if he was saying it to a taxi driver”, in order to place in an exercise of being able to report (me) in a little time to someone […]

From giving form from the pain and the misery | Pedro Hernández
21-11-2014 No Comments

From giving form from the pain and the misery | Pedro Hernández

“Paimio is a praise of the civilization filtered through an ideal humanist; but, in spite of this characterization, it cannot conceal that the final destination of all this effort can come down to receiving and trying to encourage a disease. Formulated in other terms, it is in the same decrease from the ideal theoretical one of the first rationalism towards […]

From (des)normalize the bodies | Pedro Hernández
20-10-2014 No Comments

From (des)normalize the bodies | Pedro Hernández

he book The art of projecting in architecture designed and developed in the decade of the 30s of last century by the German architect Ernst Neufert is an illustrated inventory of dimensional and spatial solutions with that to establish a system of foundations, procedure and prescriptions on enclosures, buildings, requirements of program and spatial relations, dimensions of buildings, places, stays, […]

Cyprien Gaillard | Pedro Hernández
14-03-2014 No Comments

Cyprien Gaillard | Pedro Hernández

Entre vandalisme et esthétique minimale, romantisme et Land Art. Cyprien Gaillard représente l’architecture contemporaine comme une ruine moderne sur le point d’être envahie par la nature, tel que le faisait le peintre ruiniste Hubert Robert avec le Louvre au XVIIIème siècle. Text route Gaillard plays with the vision of the architecture, seemingly consumed by the nature, so that this one […]

Aristide Antonas | Pedro Hernández
10-02-2014 No Comments

Aristide Antonas | Pedro Hernández

Though Aristide Antonas (@antonas) has web, of this own of an architect, that they gather his writings, his projects and similar; and though this one due published, so much in paper as for Internet; I have to say that I did not know it for these means, but across his Flickr’s account, a long before the same web was in my […]

What do I put you finish? | Pedro Hernández
06-01-2014 One Comment

What do I put you finish? | Pedro Hernández

Recently in the blog of La Ciudad Viva have appeared a couple of post that I am provided that to think and wanted to transmit an attempt of relation of concepts that me have appeared. Everything begins with interview by Stepien y Barno to Alejandro Aravena, where they ask: Question: It is clear that the model Elemental works excellently in […]

The ordinary thing, Enrique Walker | Pedro Hernández
09-12-2013 No Comments

The ordinary thing, Enrique Walker | Pedro Hernández

¿Qué es lo Ordinario? Lo banal, lo cotidiano, lo vernácular… aquello existente, que ya está ahí, que forma parte de la realidad pero la arquitectura, como disciplina, ha excluido como caso de estudio. Son los carteles, los aparcamientos, los ascensores…son los elementos rechazados en origen por la arquitectura académica que, al recogerlos, debe cuestionarse a si misma como disciplina, redefiniendo, […]

Do not worry about his males, for it it has the architecture | Pedro Hernández
11-11-2013 No Comments

Do not worry about his males, for it it has the architecture | Pedro Hernández

In the personal thing, one of the best moments that offer Beatriz Colomina’s theses is when it connects the architecture with the health. Always me the idea has pleased what exhibits. “The modern architecture was understood of unanimous form as a luck of medical equipment, a mechanism to protect and to improve the body” [Colomina, Beatriz – La domesticidad en […]

Crimes and replies | Pedro Hernández
07-10-2013 No Comments

Crimes and replies | Pedro Hernández

Of a time to this part two obsess they chase me. Two obsessions that might be only one. The crime and his reply. Everything begins of Bernard Tschumi’s phrase: “To really appreciate architecture, you may even need to commit a murder”. The crime like form of spatial knowledge. But which might be the murder to which us Tschumi alludes and […]

Architects that they didn´t teach me in the school: Jacoba Mulder | Pedro Hernández
10-03-2011 68 Comments

Architects that they didn´t teach me in the school: Jacoba Mulder | Pedro Hernández

Arquitectas that did not teach me in the school: Jacoba Mulder “The idea [of the Playgrounds for Amsterdam] was of the arquitecta Jacoba Mulder, boss of the Department of Town planning. As Liane Lefaivre counts in the book Ground-up city play seize to design tool (2007), when Jacoba Mulder see from his window a girl playing in a corner of the […]