With reason of the celebration the next 1 October of the World-wide Day of the Architecture, under the lemma “The architect: transformative agent of the city”, will carry out during all the week a series of cultural activities englobadas inside the WEEK of the ARCHITECTURE 2012, with the end to approach the architecture to the citizenship and offer a place for the debate and the reflection.
MONDAY 1. WORLD-WIDE DAY OF THE ARCHITECTURE-. 13.30 H.
Open visit to the public to the building of the Lonja de Gran SoL, in the port of A Coruña, that will be guided and commented by D. Fernando Agrasar Quiroga, director of the And.T.S.To of A Coruña.
TUESDAY 2. CONFERENCE “THE UNSEEN FAÇADE. ARCHITECTURE OF THE SECOND MODERNITY IN A Coruña”. 20:00h.
Room of Culture of the Delegation of the COAG (C/ Federico Tapia 62, Low).
Conference given by D. Antonio S. River Vázquez, architect and professor in the ETSA of A Coruña, on the architecture coruñesa of the years 50 and 60, centring in works projected by architects that assume the modernity of a critical and reflexive way, configuring with his works a new urban façade.
“A Coruña , A DEVELOPING CITY”. 20:00h.
Room of Culture of the Delegation of the of the COAG (C/ Federico Tapia 62, Low).
The Delegation of the COAG in The Coruña in collaboration with the CGAI (Galician Centre of Arts of the Image) presents a session of proyeciones of documentaries of Ramón Sáiz of the Hoya, that give a vision of our city in the period of the “desarrollismo”, with introduction to charge of D. José Manuel Sande, programmer of the CGAI and of the Filmoteca of Galicia.
They will project the following documentaries:
– “The Coruña, city in which anybody are forastero” [Ramón Sáiz of the Hoya, 1965, 20′]
– “Like this grows a city” [Ramón Sáiz of the Hoya, 1967, 14′]
– ”Accesses to the Coruña” [Ramón Sáiz of the Hoya, 1971, 11′]
“ NEIGHBOURHOOD UNIT Number3” TALK OF D. MIGUEL TOBA WHITE
After the projections of the documentaries, will take place a talk given by D. Miguel Toba White, architect and author of the rid “Unit Vecinal Number3”, on the building of houses of Jose Antonio Farmyards in the Neighbourhood of the Flowers, Elviña.
THURSDAY 4. WORKSHOP OF ARCHITECTURE FOR BOYS. “It IMAGINES YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD”. 17:30h.
Room of Culture of the Delegation of the COAG (C/ Federico Tapia 62, Low). Length 2,5 h.
How it is the neighbourhood in which alive?, it likes me?, I throw something in fault?, what would change?, it is sustainable?. We take these questions like starting point, will imagine, will paint and will mount the neighbourhood in which it would like us live. Developed by To Casiña of Lucas and the Delegation of A Coruña of the Colexio Official of Architects of Galicia.
FRIDAY 5. INAUGURATION EXHIBITION “CONSTRUCTIVIST ARCHITECTURE IN MOSCOW 2012″. 20:00h.
Room of Exhibitions of the Delegation of the COAG (C/ Federico Tapia 64, Low).
The exhibition collects images of 30 buildings, a small part of the more than 500 works of avant-garde cataloged, only in the city of Moscow. Works of To. Shchsev, G. Yakovlev, I. Frantsuz, I. Rerberg, I. Fomin, G. Barkhin, S. Chernyshev, N. Volkov, V. Bibikov, Ostrovskiy, S. Kozlov, I. Nikolaev, N. Travin, B. Blokhin, I. Yozefovich and “ASNOVA” Group Members, G. Volfenszon, I. Golosov, S. Pen, M. Barshch, M. Sinyavskiy, N. Ladovskiy, V. Shukhov, detaining us in K.S. Melnikov, the most international teacher inside this pléyade genial of architects.
It completes this vision, with the preparation by part of students and professors of the ETSA of A Coruña, of 5 proposals of rehabilitation of the most famous working club of Melnikov, the Rusakov; and 3 of homage to the ensoñaciones of the teacher for the “Park of the Culture”, today Park Gorky.