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From the crafts to the industry
31-08-2017 No Comments

From the crafts to the industry

From the crafts to the industry it is a test on the evolution of the Medes of production, organization and consumption, and on his influence in the mission of the design. Along the text is recognized the decisive impulse of the mechanization and the modernization along the modern history, acting firstly in the mentalities and later in the objects and […]

e n g a w a # 21
10-08-2017 No Comments

e n g a w a # 21

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Alberto Campo Baeza. Critical texts
03-08-2017 No Comments

Alberto Campo Baeza. Critical texts

This book forms a part of the collection Critical Texts, which he gathers the teachers’ fundamental writings of the Project department of the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid, where they have exercised for years a wide and generous teaching. In these texts selected by the own author as legacy of an encomiable educational path, there centers, revealed, his […]

The Red Thread: Nordic Design
20-07-2017 No Comments

The Red Thread: Nordic Design

The Red Thread is an elegant study on the beauty, the simplicity and the functionality of the northern design, so much past as present. His title inspired by the Swedish expression give röda tråden (the red thread), it is a metaphor of the essence of a history or creative work that is in use for describing the foundation of a […]

50 Urban Blocks
29-06-2017 No Comments

50 Urban Blocks

50 Urban Blocks is the first in a collection of designing cards aimed to simplify architectural design. This first set of cards contains 50 new examples of how to design a block, how to organize space and ultimately how to build the city. Each 13 x 8 cm double-sided card proposes a possible urban form including measurements and data on […]

Ornamento Journal #2 AALTO
30-05-2017 No Comments

Ornamento Journal #2 AALTO

Ornamento Journal is a visual exploration of the formal values of the architectural detail, independently of his constructive purpose. The ornament is a concept taboo of the modern architecture and has been chased by real brutality along the 20th century, though indisputable modern teachers worked with architectural elements that without being decorative were exercising an aesthetic analogous function. Today, a […]

Ornamento Journal #1 MIES
25-05-2017 No Comments

Ornamento Journal #1 MIES

Ornamento Journal is a visual exploration of the formal values of the architectural detail, independently of his constructive purpose. The ornament is a concept taboo of the modern architecture and has been chased by real brutality along the 20th century, though indisputable modern teachers worked with architectural elements that without being decorative were exercising an aesthetic analogous function. Today, a […]

The architecture in a climate of change. A guide for the sustainable design
11-05-2017 No Comments

The architecture in a climate of change. A guide for the sustainable design

The architecture in a climate of change. A guide for the sustainable design. The building construction is specially involved in the emission of carbon dioxide, and it is suitable that his design and construction is a basic factor in the offensive for mitigating the effects of the climate change. In the new conception of the buildings the integrated design is […]

Deceitful transparencies Observations and reflections provoked by a visit to the house Farnsworth
27-04-2017 No Comments

Deceitful transparencies Observations and reflections provoked by a visit to the house Farnsworth

The work of the architects Herzog and of Meuron is for all known and it has been widely published in numerous monographs and magazines. Nevertheless, rarely the architects have shown themselves with the writing. Deceitful transparencies it is the first book of test written by the Swiss architects, who, after a visit to the house Farnsworth of Mies van der […]

e n g a w a # 20
06-04-2017 No Comments

e n g a w a # 20

After Antonio’s steps or as his fingerprints continue. This number of engawa 20 “After Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas’s steps” divides in two parts. The first one where we have assembled the most intimate texts that have come to us on the part of acquaintances or relatives of Antonio and one comes second where they find the most analytical texts of his […]

Bartlebooth. The production: Four minor strategies
09-03-2017 No Comments

Bartlebooth. The production: Four minor strategies

The things cooks slow fire always work out better. Because of it, after so much reversed time it makes to us a lot of illusion present the fifth experiment of Bartlebooth, newcomer of the press. An experiment that began to be in preparation at the beginning of 2016 and that had us bottled in his production and edition almost ten […]

Hunger of architecture. Need and practice of the daily thing
23-02-2017 No Comments

Hunger of architecture. Need and practice of the daily thing

Has architecture died? After the age of the architecture of the spectacle, is it possible to begin again? Today, when the virtuality recovers innumerable victims in the shape of souls without body, the reality that offers the architecture offers to us a firm handle in this unrestrained decrease towards the immaterial thing. The architecture allows us to feel a special […]

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. Una biografía crítica
31-01-2017 No Comments

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. Una biografía crítica

This book is a reproduction and extension of the ‘critical biography’ Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s published by Franz Schulze in 1985 (and translated into the Spanish in 1986), that was the first complete study of this teacher of the modern architecture. With the incorporation as co-author of Edward Windhorst, this second edition, totally checked, presents new investigations and rests […]

Art's beginning
19-01-2017 No Comments

Art’s beginning

The business management rises finally up to the category of ART: the most effective managerial expositions come now from the world of the design. Arthur Gensler is architect and founder of GENSLER, the signature of architecture and design that more it invoices of the world (Architectural Record), present in 15 countries with 40 offices. In this book, since in the […]

The landscape codified in Arne Jacobsen's architecture
05-01-2017 No Comments

The landscape codified in Arne Jacobsen’s architecture

To study Arne Jacobsen’s work demands certain patience. His scanty public declarations or written texts demand to be sent to the facts in yes, be perfect these in the shape of building, daily object, architectural project, textile design, drawing, water-color or photography. A minimal distance was separating his study of architecture and his domestic garden, place where it was in […]

ATLAS of European Contemporary Architecture
22-12-2016 No Comments

ATLAS of European Contemporary Architecture

El ATLAS de Arquitectura Europea Contemporánea reúne por primera vez la totalidad de los proyectos nominados al Premio de Arquitectura Contemporánea de la Unión Europea – Premio Mies van de Rohe, desde su primera edición en 1988 hasta su décimocuarta, en el 2015. 2881 proyectos que cuentan un viaje a través de la multiplicidad y variedad de arquitecturas que han […]

Luis Peña Ganchegui: el arquitecto como lugar
06-12-2016 No Comments

Luis Peña Ganchegui: el arquitecto como lugar

In this monograph the author gathers the keys that allow to reveal Luis Peña Ganchegui‘s work from a new perspective. It does not consider to do so much a critical tour for all his professional path, but rather expose how his life comes together with his work to discover the reasons that led him to taking decisions on the projects. […]

Conversations with Enric Miralles
25-10-2016 No Comments

Conversations with Enric Miralles

Enric Miralles (1955-2000) is considered to be one of the figures key to understand the Spanish recent architecture and many of the topics appellants who today manage in the architectural contemporary practice and the theory. This book gathers a conversation, unpublished till now, that the Barcelonian architect supported with Enrique Walker in 1999 immediately after a writing of the own […]

FORM&DATA Projects of collective housing. An anatomical review
11-10-2016 No Comments

FORM&DATA Projects of collective housing. An anatomical review

The drawing of the elephant raises the relation between structure support and forms. This interior system we know that it exists, but we are not conscious of his materiality at all time. FORM&DATA includes an anatomical review of 20 projects of collective housing, which reveals the real relation between form and internal organs and discovers the place where one finds […]

Le Corbusier. Le Grand
06-10-2016 No Comments

Le Corbusier. Le Grand

A spectacular visual biography of the life and work of Le Corbusier (1887–1965), one of Modernism’s most influential architects, urban planners, and theorists. Approximately 2,000 images and documents, many previously unpublished, feature his major built works, urban plans, paintings, publications, and furniture as well as sketches, archival photographs, and personal correspondence. Rarely seen photographs and correspondence shed new light on […]

Cesare Brandi. The classic language of the architecture
22-09-2016 No Comments

Cesare Brandi. The classic language of the architecture

The intention of this book is to re-discover the essence of the classic architecture, since he avoids the simple chronological succession of the styles and chooses like alternative certain epochs to explain his evolution. The lucid descriptions of Cesare Brandi, prestigious historian of the art, they present the evolution of the classic orders along the history across some singular buildings […]

Client and Architect. Business Models
08-09-2016 No Comments

Client and Architect. Business Models

Between the different tools of visualization and mechanics of work it is necessary to emphasize the linens or “canvas” as support for the Companies of Arquitecta’s Professional Services (ESPA). This publication there adapts the different current theories of business and the generation of new ideas to design a tool adapted for the generation of models of business of the ESPA. […]

The architecture of the form compacts
04-08-2016 No Comments

The architecture of the form compacts

The present book shapes, together with The architecture of the court (2005) and The architecture composed by parts (2009, one trilogy in which three big systems are analyzed of making architecture, in force for many centuries, included the XXth, and that sheltered different manners of understanding the architecture, though public inspectors always to certain beginning. Is said beginning those that […]

Theories and history of the contemporary city
14-07-2016 No Comments

Theories and history of the contemporary city

The contemporary city is an uncertain creature. His condition of sumatorio of social and economic, cultural and political, temporary and spatial variables turns her into a multiple puff-pastry difficult to apprehend. Infinity of theories and histories they go decades trying it, from what it has derived a doctrinaire equally vast and complex corpus. The aim of this book is to […]

The project of architecture. Concept, process and representation
23-06-2016 No Comments

The project of architecture. Concept, process and representation

This book tries to discover and transmit what is the project of architecture, how there is conceived, how it is elaborated and how it is represented. The project is today the central core of the education and of the practice of the architecture, which is generated, develops and communicates across the project accomplishment. Projecting is a fascinating adventure, by means […]

Design and visual communication. Contribution to a methodology proyectual
09-06-2016 No Comments

Design and visual communication. Contribution to a methodology proyectual

What is a good design? Slightly beautiful or slightly suitable? This book compiles 50 lessons that Bruno Munari gave in the decade of the sixties in the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts of Cambridge (Massachusetts). They were years of rapid transformations for the graphical design, which scarcely had started being professionalized and already having to approach fundamental questions as […]

Photography and modern architecture. Contexts, protagonists and statements from Spain
17-05-2016 No Comments

Photography and modern architecture. Contexts, protagonists and statements from Spain

The texts of this publication try to establish the first critical, theoretical, documentary map and historiográfico on the protagonism of the image in the construction of the Spanish modernity. One tries to exhaust neither the topic nor his interpretations, but to present a few basic, general and particular coordinates, which are useful for any future investigation on the multiple topics […]

The Japanese house. Space, memory and language
10-05-2016 No Comments

The Japanese house. Space, memory and language

This book describes the domestic traditional architecture of Japan in twenty-five thematic chapters that include some already very known elements, as the pavements of straw (tatami) or the lacquers (urushi), together with others less spread out of the country, as the stone to take off the shoes (kutsunugi-ishi) or the continuous lintel (nageshi). The author describes the historical context of […]