Tag: Albert Speer

Bunkerized architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga
31-05-2019 No Comments

Bunkerized architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 Paul Virilio was born in 1932 and grew up in Nantes, where at the age of eight he witnessed the arrival of the Germans, and at eleven the destruction of the city under a shower of bombs from the allies. At the end of the war he discovered the sea at the same time as peace, since the […]

Concentration camp architects | Jorge Gorostiza
11-01-2019 No Comments

Concentration camp architects | Jorge Gorostiza

5.0 03 Today, when racism grows, supported by groups and political parties that take advantage of hatred to gain supporters and votes, today it is fundamental to remember what happened and nobody could believe that it was happening, because it could not be conceived that educated people, belonging to a advanced country, cultured and European, nor any human being, was […]

Jacinto Esteva, filmmaker and architect | Jorge Gorostiza
22-06-2018 No Comments

Jacinto Esteva, filmmaker and architect | Jorge Gorostiza

5.0 01 Sometimes in the department store of provinces unsuspected findings take place. It does very little visiting increasingly limited section of videoes of one of them, I found a jewel buried between enormous boxes of popular series, the edition that they have done the Film library of Catalonia and Cameo with Jacinto Esteva‘s work. A really very elegant, exquisite […]

Universal history of the Turpitude [III] | José Ramón Hernández Correa
05-03-2018 No Comments

Universal history of the Turpitude [III] | José Ramón Hernández Correa

5.0 02 Universal history of the Turpitude [II] | José Ramón Hernández Correa I finish the trilogy (I, II) that I promised, not because there should no be many any more turpitudes, but because I believe that it costs with one of each one of the three big ones. And I finish off the series with relief, because it is […]

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

Of the architecture without ideology? | Pedro Hernández

0.0 00 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 […]

Fernando Colomo. Architects and filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
08-07-2016 No Comments

Fernando Colomo. Architects and filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 In the last entry of my blog, I was mentioning the MAE + CINE Arquitectura tras la pantalla, celebrated in Matimex, in which there intervened the filmmaker and architect Fernando Colomo. Looking for information about his work, to prepare this encentro, I found several interviews in which he was speaking on the relations between cinema and architecture, which […]

John Sayles.  Architects and filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
01-04-2016 No Comments

John Sayles. Architects and filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 In a serie of income that I have named Architects and Filmmakers, that I began in 2011, I have been gathering opinions about architecture of the diverse directors like Woody Allen, Ingmar Bergman, Valerian Borowczyk, René Clair, Luigi Comencini, Dziga Vertov, Jose Luis García Sanchez, John Ford, Amos Gitai, Peter Greenaway, Abbas Kiarostami and Raúl Ruiz; the actress […]

Jose Luis García Sánchez. Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
10-11-2014 No Comments

Jose Luis García Sánchez. Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 In a serie of income that I have named Architects and filmmakers I have been gathering opinions about architecture of the diverse directors like Woody Allen, Ingmar Bergman, Valerian Borowczyk, Luigi Comencini, René Clair, Dziga Vertov, John Ford, Amos Gitai, Peter Greenaway, Abbas Kiarostami, Raúl Ruiz, The actress Viola Dana, and the essayist Sigfried Giedion. Revising the list […]

Luigi Comencini. Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
01-09-2014 No Comments

Luigi Comencini. Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 In previous income I have been gathering opinions about architecture of the diverse directors like Woody Allen, John Ford, Ingmar Bergman, Valerian Borowczyk, René Clair, Dziga Vertov, Peter Greenaway, Abbas Kiarostami, Raúl Ruiz, the actress Viola Dana, the essayist Sigfried Giedion. In case of the director Amos Gitai, his movie profession was coinciding with that of architect, the […]

Necrotectónicas. Architects' deaths
17-06-2014 No Comments

Necrotectónicas. Architects’ deaths

5.0 01 The love for the architecture makes many people venerate his authors, want to know more of his lives and, sigh, of his deaths. It seems as if this way we were capable of understanding them better and of valuing more his works, which are, definitively, the only ones that matter. These deaths of the biggest architects them go […]

Essay on Decline · Luis Úrculo
04-02-2014 No Comments

Essay on Decline · Luis Úrculo

5.0 01 Albert Speer, the architect that Hitler placed in charge of most of the important building projects of the Third Reich, habitually made drawings of the future ruins of his own buildings. Speer claimed, with reason, that the real potential of architecture resides in the evocative force of its future ruin or destruction. And in order to justify this […]

Communicating the architecture (I) | Íñigo García Odiaga
31-01-2014 2 Comments

Communicating the architecture (I) | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 Le Corbusier was saying that it preferred drawing to speaking. It is more rapid and leaves less space for the lie. As the architects, also the own discipline prefers expressing in the drawing, in the image, to demonstrate his raison d’être. The architecture, maybe for his need to express and make concrete a still imaginary future, his better […]

Abbas Kiarostami. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
23-08-2012 One Comment

Abbas Kiarostami. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 In the series of texts that I have named Architects and Filmmakers, and that relate the accomplishment of a movie to a building, I have been publishing some of the directors, as Ingmar Bergman, Walerian Borowcyk, René Clair, John Ford, Amos Gitai, Peter Greenaway, Raúl Ruiz and Dziga Vertov; of an actress, Viola Dana f an investigator, Sigfried […]

Peter Greenaway (II). Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
12-05-2012 No Comments

Peter Greenaway (II). Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 In the series of texts that I have named Architects and Filmmakers, who relate both professions, I have been publishing some of the directors, as Ingmar Bergman, Walerian Borowcyk, René Clair, John Ford, Amos Gitai and Raúl Ruiz, Dziga Vertov; of an actress, Viola Dana an investigator, Sigfried Giedion, as well as I published in his moment one writing […]

Peter Greenaway (I). Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
12-04-2012 One Comment

Peter Greenaway (I). Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 In the series of texts that have designated Architects and Film-makers and that relate the realisation of a film with the construction of a building, have gone publishing some of directors, as Ingmar Bergman, Walerian Borowcyk, René Clair, John Ford, Amos Gitai and Dziga Vertov; of an actress, Viola Dana and of some researchers, Sigfried Giedion. It does little […]

Dziga Vertov. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
23-12-2011 213 Comments

Dziga Vertov. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 In previous income I have been assembling texts in which the accomplishment of a movie was compared with the construction of a building. Writings of the directors Ingmar Bergman, Walerian Borowczyk, René Clair, John Ford and Amos Gitai; an actress, Viola Dana, and a historian, Sigfried Giedion. Now I include in this “series” a fragment of a manifest written […]

John Ford. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
07-10-2011 4 Comments

John Ford. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

5.0 01 In this series on the relations between constructing a building and rolling a movie that I have titled Arquitectos and filmmakers, after having assembled texts of other directors, as René Clair, Amos Gitai and Ingmar Bergman, now there touches the shift the great John Ford who, when they were asking him if it was improvising in the set, […]

Ingmar Bergman. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
23-09-2011 No Comments

Ingmar Bergman. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

5.0 01 Sometimes a topic is appearing and is repeating itself for random and it is what has happened in this blog with texts that relate the filming of a movie to the construction of a building, something that I have subtitled -do not be if with success- «Architects and filmmakers» y en el que han aparecido personas tan diferentes […]

Viola Dana. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
23-09-2011 No Comments

Viola Dana. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 In previous income I have been copying different texts on the relation between doing a movie and constructing a building. The previous phrases have belong to a historian:  Sigfried Giedion, nd two directors: René Clair y Amos Gitai. Now I have found other one of an actress, in this case an interpreter of the mute cinema, Viola Dana, with […]

The architect and the power. Albert Speer | Jorge Gorostiza
21-05-2011 59 Comments

The architect and the power. Albert Speer | Jorge Gorostiza

5.0 01 Today in Spain it is a day called of reflection because tomorrow the citizens iremos to voting. A historical day because the people have begun to the street to protest for a system that only it allows the massive participation by means of the vote, has not worked (or even it has provoked) this crisis and it has […]