Tag: Alberto Ruiz Colmenar

VAD 01 Los Inicios
04-07-2019 No Comments

VAD 01 Los Inicios

Un gran abanico de cuestiones se prestan a la reflexión y tienen cabida en este primer número de VAD. veredes, arquitectura y divulgación. “Amo los inicios. Los inicios me llenan de maravilla. Yo creo que el inicio es lo que garantiza la consecución”. SUMARIO Prólogo – Los inicios. Equipo editorial Editorial – Amar los comienzos. Santiago de Molina Artículos de […]

La grapa de ABC | Alberto Ruiz
01-04-2019 No Comments

La grapa de ABC | Alberto Ruiz

José entró a la cocina con el ejemplar de ABC debajo del brazo. Se sentó en su butaca preferida, junto a la ventana mientras Trini le ponía un café. En tazón grande, con la leche muy caliente, como lo tomaba desde que era un crío. Abrió el periódico. Le encantaba el olor de la tinta y, sobre todo, que el […]

Nikolai Ladovsky: the house-commune and the psychoanalytic method of teaching architecture | Jelena Prokopljević
04-03-2019 No Comments

Nikolai Ladovsky: the house-commune and the psychoanalytic method of teaching architecture | Jelena Prokopljević

Housing was one of the great themes of architectural research since the early post-revolutionary years in the Soviet Union. The house commune was being drawn as one of the best solutions and developed in two directions: the reorganization of existing homes and building new ones. The first option comprehended the subdivision of expropriated houses and the new division of the […]

Carlos Arniches and the interior exile | Alberto Ruiz
16-04-2018 No Comments

Carlos Arniches and the interior exile | Alberto Ruiz

The ICO Museum of Madrid closed a few days ago a magnificent exhibition that, for some weeks, allowed to bring over the public the figures of Carlos Arniches and Martín Domínguez, two architects who were defining his own work not as racionalist, but as reasonably.1 The reasonable architects did not seem to have content too much in the Spain later to the […]

Madrid ’54. The Expo that was not | Alberto Ruiz
24-04-2017 No Comments

Madrid ’54. The Expo that was not | Alberto Ruiz

La capitalidad de la nación fue un asunto fundamental para el régimen de Franco. La duración sostenida del frente de Madrid desde los últimos días del año 1936 hasta el final de la guerra había provocado considerables daños materiales, especialmente en la zona oeste de la capital —Ciudad Universitaria, barrio de Moncloa, Gran Vía— cuya reparación se convirtió en asunto […]

The urbanism and the housewives | Alberto Ruiz
24-10-2016 4 Comments

The urbanism and the housewives | Alberto Ruiz

In 1959 the concept of political correction still was for be inventing, so still it was possible that a newspaper of national issue, in this Blanco y Negro -ABC’s cultural supplement- an article was publishing with round this one headline.1 The article was fulfilling all the premises to call the attention: polemic holder, graphical showy and, composition especially, signatory of […]

Reality and periphery of the architecture
16-03-2015 No Comments

Reality and periphery of the architecture

One week ago, last March 5, we had the fortune of forming a part of the day “The periphery of the architecture” included in the cycle “The reality of the architect”, event promoted by HNA and comisariado for the study StepienyBarno. The meeting was received by the school of architecture of the CEU San Pablo University, what better place that a […]

Projects not to sleep (I) | Alberto Ruiz
05-12-2014 4 Comments

Projects not to sleep (I) | Alberto Ruiz

The syndrome of “due obedience”. In these times convulsed with devastating laws and slaves disguised of false autonomous, allow to this minuscule blog to relax the environment trying to answer one of the big questions of the humanity: why is bad architecture bad? He says a famous corollary, attributed I believe all the teachers of the school of architecture, which […]

Architecture in deconstruction | Alberto Ruiz
17-10-2014 No Comments

Architecture in deconstruction | Alberto Ruiz

Years ago I had the opportunity to visit the enclosure of what had been the universal exhibition of Seville of that glorious 1992 that seemed that it was going to put Spain in the place that was deserved (probably, I dress the seen, yes that did it). That visit was organized by a teacher of the School of Architecture of […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (VII) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
06-06-2014 One Comment

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (VII) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

Paralyzation and to re-arise from the educational space in the second half of the 20th century The economic consequences of the war, joined the isolation suffered by the country in the years immediately later to this one it was translated, likewise, in the almost absolute paralyzation of the constructive activity in the educational area, beyond some school buildings included in […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (VI) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
12-05-2014 No Comments

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (VI) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

The architectural model of the Free Institution of Education Previously we have mentioned the influence of the Catholic Church in the educational system. This relation between Church and Education is not properly of influence, but of authentic monopoly in these years. In 1875, one circular letter of the secretary of Promotion he was warning the rectors of university of the need of […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (V) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
12-05-2014 One Comment

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (V) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

The evolution of the educational spaces in Spain The Spanish case is more complicated. The evolution, both social and cultural, of the country it takes a pace different from that of the countries of our environment and few imported initiatives will have to be adapted to our own particular conditions. It splits of an evident social and economic disadvantage in […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (IV) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
18-04-2014 2 Comments

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (IV) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

The impact of the social sciences in the educational spaces after the Second World war The efforts of reconstruction of the years later to the Second World war, they had one of his big challenges in the endowment of social and community services of the countries most affected by the conflict. In certain way, the need to begin of zero […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (III) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
18-04-2014 No Comments

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (III) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

New educational spaces to the heat of the modern movement and the new pedagogic expositions The irruption of the modern movement in the architectural European panorama produced the first examples of school typology really evolved. The certain thing is that the building of social court was in few occasions a central topic of the modern, great movement more centred on […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (II) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
21-03-2014 No Comments

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (II) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

The higienismo and the first changes in the educational spaces We might think that this rather alternative conception of the education and the spaces where it develops it is a relatively modern idea. Though it is true that the most typical examples begin to turn out to be entered well the 20th century, the worry as the conditions in which […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (I) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
21-03-2014 2 Comments

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (I) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

Since architects we like to think that the architecture that we generate has a positive incident in the life of the people. Moved to the educational architecture, we would like to believe that a good school (from an architectural point of view) propitiates a better education. That a well raised space, it facilitates and activates the educational labor in the […]