catalogos

Imagining the Mediterranean House
05-11-2019 No Comments

Imagining the Mediterranean House

This catalog focuses on the theme of “the Mediterranean house” investigating its operational presence in a limited historical environment: the fifties. Period characterized by the decisive influence in Spain of two masters of international architecture – Gio Ponti and Alberto Sartoris – whose ideology is based on a weighted mediation between tradition and modernity. It is a cultural project of […]

Fernando Higueras. From the origin
21-05-2019 No Comments

Fernando Higueras. From the origin

Ediciones Asimétricas, in collaboration with the Fernando Higueras Foundation, the ICO Foundation, the ICO Museum and the Ministry of Development, publishes the second edition of the Fernando Higueras. From the origin. It is a book that exhaustively compiles the most emblematic works made by Fernando Higueras from his first drawings in 1950 until his death in 2008. Profusely illustrated and […]

50 Housing Floor Plans
22-03-2018 No Comments

50 Housing Floor Plans

50 Housing Floor Plans is the second pack of the a+t research group collection aiming to promote the compact city and the desirable dwelling. Containing 50 floor plans from recent collective housing buildings (2000-2017) with different sizes and forms (Z-shape, Butterfly, Spine, Empty Circle, Cactus…), in addition to 50 housing units taken from projects. Criteria for Estimated Privacy & Exterior-ness. a+t research group analyses all […]

Manuel Gallego. For the territory of the Architecture
10-02-2015 No Comments

Manuel Gallego. For the territory of the Architecture

The documentary narrates, like introspective trip, the project process of five works of the architect Manuel Gallego, interlaced in the time, for the territory of Galicia and for the thought of the architect. In him they show successively the House in Corrubedo (1967-1970), House in Oleiros (1977-1979), House gives Culture in Valdoviño (1981-1993), Institutes of Investigation in Santiago de Compostela […]

The IXth BIAU. New Geografías. Latin-American contexts
30-12-2014 No Comments

The IXth BIAU. New Geografías. Latin-American contexts

The newspaper of The Biennial Latin-American IXth of Architecture and Urbanism carried out in October, 2014 in Rosario’s city, Argentina, gathers 30 works rewarded in the present edition, chosen between more than 1.000 presented offers. The above mentioned works suppose a reflection of the best projects of architecture and of urban design that incorporate the contexts and the social, technological […]

Arquia/próxima 2014: FUERA
25-11-2014 No Comments

Arquia/próxima 2014: FUERA

arquia/próxima is the cultural program of the Foundation Arquia, conceived to offer support to the Spanish architects in the first ten years of professional exercise being based on the diffusion, promotion and putting on value of his accomplishments and beginning as professionals. This volume there gathers 120 accomplishments catalogued by the juror of the edition arquia/próxima 2012-2013 formed by the […]

Interior. Spanish pavilion
23-06-2014 No Comments

Interior. Spanish pavilion

Interior. Spanish pavilion. The Biennial XIVth of Architecture of Venice 2014 Catalogue of the Spanish Pavilion in the Biennial show XIV of Venice 2014 edited by the Foundation Arquia. He gathers the Interior exhibition that has carried out the equipment of the comisariado that has directed Iñaki los Abuse, formed by Inmaculate Conception And. Maluenda, Enrique Encabo y Lluis Imperial […]

Arquia/Maestros 03 · Juan Navarro Baldeweg
24-04-2014 No Comments

Arquia/Maestros 03 · Juan Navarro Baldeweg

JUAN NAVARRO BALDEWEG. Interviewed by Luis Fernandez-Galiano JUAN NAVARRO BALDEWEG (Santander, 1939) is especially an artist, whose constructed works chase to uncover the same mysteries that from the adolescence approach his facilities or his linens: the gravity and the light, the matter and the meteors, the body and the landscape. In the interview in depth that Luis Fernandez-Galiano realizes, this […]

Arquia/Maestros 02 · Rafael Moneo
17-04-2014 No Comments

Arquia/Maestros 02 · Rafael Moneo

RAFAEL MONEO. Interviewed by Luis Fernandez-Galiano RAFAEL MONEO VALLÉS (Tudela, 1937) is the only Prize Spanish Pritzker, but close to the artistic excellence that this distinction celebrates, the influential path of the of Navarre architect is marked by the intellectual dimension of his projects and for a pedagogic vocation that has expressed across his generous dedication to the education in […]

Arquia/Maestros 01 · Oriol Bohigas
10-04-2014 No Comments

Arquia/Maestros 01 · Oriol Bohigas

Oriole Bohigas. Interviewed by Luis Fernandez-Galiano ORIOL BOHIGAS I GUARDIOLA (Barcelona, 1925) has been something more than the intellectual author of the contemporary Barcelona: his fertile career exceeds the limits of the architecture, and is inseparable of the culture of Catalonia in the second half of the 20th century. The extensive interview realized by Luis Fernádez-Galiano crosses his path from […]

XII BEAU. Inflexión/Turning Point
17-02-2014 No Comments

XII BEAU. Inflexión/Turning Point

The Spanish Biennial show of Architecture and Urbanism, in this one his twelfth edition, has wanted to put the accent in big convictions, lasting and unquestionable. And for it it has not limited itself to calling to the most out-standing works of architecture, or to the best works of planning, management or urban design of last two years, but it […]

Visual acoustics. Julius Shulman's modernity
07-02-2014 No Comments

Visual acoustics. Julius Shulman’s modernity

Visual acoustics had the premiere with great acclamation in The Angels Film Festival, International Festival du south film l’Art, The Angels County Museum of Art, Museum of Art Kimbell and Apple’s World Headquarters (Cupertino). It has obtained multiple prizes to the Best Documentary in the International Festival of Palm Springs’s Cinema, Festival of Austin’s Cinema, Festival of Lone Star’s Cinema […]

Michael Fisac. The delirious history of La Pagoda
21-01-2014 No Comments

Michael Fisac. The delirious history of La Pagoda

The documentary The delirious history of La Pagoda directed by Andrés Rubio describes the demolition in July, 1999 of “The Pagoda”, one of the Michael Fisac’s most popular works. From his of La Mancha origins up to his arrival to Madrid we discover one of the most interesting, complex and unincluded architects of the pro-Franco period and of the transition […]

Kisho Kurokawa. The Tower Nakagin's Capsule
25-11-2013 One Comment

Kisho Kurokawa. The Tower Nakagin’s Capsule

The documentary The Tower Nakagin’s Capsule there re-visits the building of two towers concrete mixing plants to which there connect 140 prefabricated capsules thought as futurist niches for modern businessmen in Tokyo. Is it the demolition a tragedy or a natural phenomenon of the modern architecture? Will answer residents of the building, a historian of Architecture, an ex-architect of Kurokawa’s […]

KOCHUU. Japanese Architecture: influences and origin
29-01-2013 No Comments

KOCHUU. Japanese Architecture: influences and origin

The Caja Architects Foundation has edited the number twenty-three of his collection arquia/documental, about that already one has spoken here in other occasions, his title is KOCHUU, Japanese architecture: influences and origin and Jesper Wachtmeister directed it in 2003. Do not be afraid, I did not know either that it was KOCHUU, which as they indicate in the web page of […]

Informes de Construcción [379 documents]
03-05-2012 No Comments

Informes de Construcción [379 documents]

Founded the year 1948 on the Technical Institute of the Construction and of the Cement, Informes de la Construcción is a scientific publication with quarterly periodicity. It treats topics of architecture, engineering, public works, environment, facilities, rehabilitation, constructive systems, technologies of tests, ensued from investigations of components and systems of the building, etc. The magazine is directed architects, engineers, construction companies, […]

One Millionth Tower [Interactive Documentary]
14-03-2012 One Comment

One Millionth Tower [Interactive Documentary]

“To tell the story of Canadian high-rise residents reinventing their homes in the sky, the makers of new film One Millionth Tower reinvented the documentary format” writes Wired. The movie, which makes its online premiere above, was carefully crafted to be watched on the internet. It uses interactive tools to illustrate the Toronto residents’ ideas about how to improve the […]

Itinerarios de Arquitectura [Collection]
21-02-2012 33 Comments

Itinerarios de Arquitectura [Collection]

The Foundation Contemporary Architecture is a non-profit-making institution promoted by a group of architects in favour of the promotion of the architecture of our time and whose principal ends are the investigation, diffusion and creation of the contemporary architecture. Between the initiatives of diffusion, the Foundation edits from 2004 the collection Itinerarios de Arquitectura, a series in English and in […]

Le Corbusier. Le Cabanon
03-02-2012 3 Comments

Le Corbusier. Le Cabanon

Le Corbusier. Le Cabanon The documentary CABANON counts the history of the cabin of wood that Corbusier drew, in forty five minutes, to his wife Yvonne, as gift of birthday. It happened on December 30, 1951 in Roquebrune-Cap Martin (France), being in the lunchroom ” mer’s L’étoile “, on which it would support one of the walls of his new […]

Luis Barragán. Study House
01-02-2012 32 Comments

Luis Barragán. Study House

Luis Barragán. Study House The documentary HOUSE STUDY describes the residence and workshop of the architect in Tacubaya’s former neighborhood, in the city of Mexico. Constructed in 1948 and turned later into museum, at present it is a property of the government of the condition of Straw hat and of the Foundation of Architecture Tapatía Luis Barragán. In 2004 the […]

Eileen Gray. Invitation to the trip
07-12-2011 42 Comments

Eileen Gray. Invitation to the trip

The collection of documentaries edited by the Foundation Box of Architects, whose copies already have commented  in this blog, has arrived to his number twenty. His title is Invitation to the trip, is directed by Jörg Bundschuh in 2006 and devoted to the work of the interesting Eileen Gray, centring in the villa And.1027, that began to build in 1926 […]

The XIth BEAU. The near thing, the necessary thing
22-07-2011 No Comments

The XIth BEAU. The near thing, the necessary thing

The Biennial Spanish XIth of Architecture and Urbanism. ” The Spanish Biennial show of Architecture and Urbanism has his origin in the joint work of three institutions: the Department of Promotion, the Top Advice of the Architects’ Colleges of Spain and the International University Menéndez Pelayo. The edition to which this catalogue corresponds is the undécima, sign not already of […]

Caderno PFC4, E.T.S.A.C.
08-04-2011 47 Comments

Caderno PFC4, E.T.S.A.C.

It comes to be published by the ETSAC a new delivery of the Fascicles PFC of the ETSAC. This number includes the project of the Hotel in Pantín, Centre of Interpretation in Borneiro, Library in Mesoiro, Aulario in Elviña and House in the Parrote as well as an anthology of diverse subjects. It accompanies  of diverse analytical articles realised by […]

Catalogue of the VII edition of the Biennial Iberoamericana of Architecture and Urbanismo
25-02-2011 62 Comments

Catalogue of the VII edition of the Biennial Iberoamericana of Architecture and Urbanismo

Already it finds  to disposal of all the world the Catalogue of the VII edition of the Biennial Iberoamericana of Architecture and Urbanismo celebrated this past month of October in Medellín. In the following link will be able to download you the archive compressed that contains the pdf of the catalogue. + article is published in bienaliberoamericana.org

Construir la arquitectura. Del material en bruto al edificio. Un manual
14-01-2011 28 Comments

Construir la arquitectura. Del material en bruto al edificio. Un manual

Andrea Deplazes (Chur, 1960) titled  like architect by the ETH of Zúrich in 1988 and since directs, beside Valentin Bearth, the study Bearth   Deplazes, with headquarters in Chur and Zúrich. In 1997 it began to give classes of Architecture and Construction in the ETHZ. It has been in the chair of this school where has been born his monumental to […]

Agenda Publica: arquitectura, ciudad y desarrollo
23-12-2010 33 Comments

Agenda Publica: arquitectura, ciudad y desarrollo

The content of “PUBLIC DIARY” constitutes the closing of the work realised in Magazine Cientodiez between the years 2006 and 2009. The motivation behind this process consisted in tending bridges between problematic initially arisen in the field discipline of the architecture, to advance to the construction of diaries of development. The effort concentrated  in giving some outlines of answer to […]