Tag: Aldo van Eyck

Mastery as a fundamental and physical problem of boundary and border phenomena | Luis Gil
09-12-2019 No Comments

Mastery as a fundamental and physical problem of boundary and border phenomena | Luis Gil

The movement and walking is innate to the activity of man, for various reasons, from the great migrations and movements in the search for Paleolithic hunting to the present day. A movement that was originally forced by the need to survive against the adverse nature, much earlier than the subsequent sedentary and articulation of man with the territory through the […]

Allegory of the border and the limit | Luis Gil
02-12-2019 No Comments

Allegory of the border and the limit | Luis Gil

The neoliberal actuality that we have had to live makes it difficult, like no other, to refer behaviors, events and attitudes to a stable horizon, a concrete framework that serves as an articulator, as an element of dialogue and background to the analysis of a hardly acotable contemporaneity, nothing defined and a rapid emptying of contents, whose ultimate goal seems […]

Textura en la arquitectura socialista. La expresión local y personal | Jelena Prokopljević
07-10-2019 No Comments

Textura en la arquitectura socialista. La expresión local y personal | Jelena Prokopljević

La arquitectura socialista fue generalmente concebida y entendida bajo el pretexto de internacionalismo. Las estrechas relaciones políticas, la ayuda tecnológica y el trasvase de conocimiento entre los países se traducían en la obra construida a través de la similitud de respuestas formales y organizativas. Relacionada con la ideología de la masa popular como el protagonista de la historia, con la […]

Building bridges between society and architects | Stepienybarno
10-05-2019 No Comments

Building bridges between society and architects | Stepienybarno

What is the distance that separates architecture from society? Or rather to the architects of the society we should serve. On this topic we have tried to get into other post and we believe that it is one of the most important keys to solve today. Architecture is something that, in principle, should matter to everyone, because there is no […]

Theories of opened end | Miquel Lacasta
22-04-2019 No Comments

Theories of opened end | Miquel Lacasta

The will of the blog, axonométrica, and of the weekly exercise of reflection brings over of the architecture in his theoretical dimension, is based between other references and inspirations, in what Peter Eisenman develops in his doctoral thesis as Theories debaters of opened end. That is to say, so much the will of the blog, that of the architectural practice that […]

What does not fit in time | Luis Gil
28-01-2019 No Comments

What does not fit in time | Luis Gil

The historical horizon that we have had to inhabit makes all Western citizens of today belong without exception to the established society of consumption and excess. A syndrome that advanced and denounced from its beginnings, in the middle of the XX century, different thinkers and sociologists. Since then, capitalism has flooded our lives with superfluous behavior and unnecessary objects. From […]

The million-dollar machine and the joy of architecture | Luis Gil Pita
05-11-2018 No Comments

The million-dollar machine and the joy of architecture | Luis Gil Pita

On the adequacy of a public space in the Tilos. Teo 2018. Eduardo Cruz Aguiar. “I always liked to talk about architecture as fun; if it is not done happily it is not Architecture. This joy is precisely the Architecture, the satisfaction that is felt. The emotion of Architecture makes us smile, it makes us laugh. Not life”. Alejandro de […]

Changing the education to change the city (II) | Stepienybarno
23-02-2018 No Comments

Changing the education to change the city (II) | Stepienybarno

In the previous post we were trying to give a brief revision of the most important milestones that we were finding on having thrown a look behind in the exciting world of the architecture and the education. In the above mentioned text we us were walking along almost all the 20th century up to coming an eighties and it is […]

Changing the education to change the city (I) | Stepienybarno
16-02-2018 No Comments

Changing the education to change the city (I) | Stepienybarno

With the present article we initiate one small trilogy revising that we understand, from Stepienybarno, that they are some keys inside the world of the education and the buildings educations, and that, in turn, can turn out to be determinants at the moment of having healthier and inhabitable cities. For it, we will drift apart the sufficient thing, in the time […]

The space of the mirrors | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
29-05-2017 No Comments

The space of the mirrors | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

The mirrors work as the pupils of a within the walls space, a room outdoor from that they observe us. In occasions there preserve even some recollections of our lives, as the porous and dusty mirrors of the old houses, which seem to examine from the hats and suits to stripes of ours forbears1. Also the mirrors take care of […]

Interior reform for a study of piano and plastic arts. Durán Arufe-Takebe Office | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto
21-12-2016 No Comments

Interior reform for a study of piano and plastic arts. Durán Arufe-Takebe Office | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto

“Seeing is to understand. Since it is not understood any more than with the reason.” Ignacio Ramonet. Deepening and knowledge demand to be, stability, a sufficient time and a tidy reflection. A process which development demands approximation, trip towards the interior thing as fundamental argument. This approximation, as way of dealing, seems to be more next to what despliega half-close […]

The public space like board of game | Aida Navarro | TEDxUPValència.
24-05-2016 No Comments

The public space like board of game | Aida Navarro | TEDxUPValència.

The public space like board of game | Aida Navarro | TEDxUPValència. “The game is a mechanism capable of profaning, of returning to the free use the space that the power had confiscated”. Aida Navarre speaks to us about well versed limits and about the power of the game civil conscience to start and to create them. Valencian rather anxious […]

Colonizing the urban space | Íñigo García Odiaga
05-02-2016 26 Comments

Colonizing the urban space | Íñigo García Odiaga

From the point of view of the architecture and the urbanism, the encamped ones of the movement 15M have returned to put of current importance different occupations of the urban space, realized from social protests. The capture of the common space on the part of the citizens has one of his first modals in the occupation of the public parks […]

The van Eyck´s ear | Luis Gil Pita - Cristina Nieto Peñamaría
31-08-2015 2 Comments

The van Eyck´s ear | Luis Gil Pita – Cristina Nieto Peñamaría

“For then we had turned already into two venerable elders. As the years went by I had remained as deaf as a post and he was losing the sight up to turning into a deep near-sighted person. It wants to say it that, while we were united, we were living in a species of symbiosis, since these plants without scarcely […]

Indesem 87. Aldo van Eyck
02-06-2015 No Comments

Indesem 87. Aldo van Eyck

Lecture by Aldo van Eyck. International Design Seminar (Indesem) 1987. Faculty of Architecture, TU Delft. Aldo van Eyck (March 16, 1918 in Driebergen – on January 14, 1999 in Vecht’s Loenen aan) was a Dutch architect. He was a son of the poet Pieter Nicolaas van Eyck. Aldo van Eyck lived in London from 1919 until 1935, epoch in that […]

The public of Callobre | Luis Gil Pita
31-07-2014 No Comments

The public of Callobre | Luis Gil Pita

“It is not Giotto’s influence in Mondrian, is Mondrian’s influence in Giottto”. Aldo van Eyck The public of Callobre and the Arquitectura y Territorio rural annual days of the Maria Martínez Otero foundation in A Estrada. The days of Arquitectura y Territorio rural that are celebrated already for fourth consecutive year from the summer of 2011, organized by the Maria Martínez […]

Rehabilitation and extension of a small vernacular housing in Quintelas | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto
09-07-2014 No Comments

Rehabilitation and extension of a small vernacular housing in Quintelas | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto

The exceeded domain. The conflict between the prexistencia and the extended program. The architecture inside the architecture and what it does not fit* We belong, already almost all without exception, to the western culture of the excess, a behavior that Guy Debord and the situacionistas advanced and denounced at the beginning of them 60s of the SXX. A company of […]

After Saarinen's fingerprints | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
19-05-2014 No Comments

After Saarinen’s fingerprints | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

Eero Saarinen dedicated a very small part of his career to the topic of the housing, in fact, only he constructed two. In words of one of the most important experts of his work, Antonio Roman Asensio: “the design of the one-family house simply was not fitting with the exercise of the profession as it Saarinen understood”1. In spite of […]

Cristina Nieto - Luis Gil · Furniture and restoration | UnDo ReDo project
06-03-2014 One Comment

Cristina Nieto – Luis Gil · Furniture and restoration | UnDo ReDo project

Today we approach to nº17 of the Juan Castro Mosquera Street in A Coruña, to visit Cristina Nieto and Luis Gil, a few good friends, to chat on the UnDo ReDo project, one of his multiple initiatives in which they are immersed. Since they were studying the career of architecture in the ETSA A Coruña, Cristina and Luis always showed […]

UnDo ReDo
19-06-2013 2 Comments

UnDo ReDo

UnDo ReDo is a place of meeting and reflection on the furniture, very specially the chairs, inside and about the architecture. Meeting, rehabilitation, interpretation and care of the furniture according to the philosophy of work of the missing person artist Louise Bourgeois I do, I undo, I redo. The furniture always have accompanied to the architecture, are the architecture inside the […]

External interiors [II] | Íñigo García Odiaga
27-05-2013 No Comments

External interiors [II] | Íñigo García Odiaga

External interiors [I] | Íñigo García Odiaga  This text is the second part of a writing that is the comparison between two houses the Azuma House constructed by Tadao Ando in 1975 in Osaka and the Moriyama House finished in the year 2005 according to SANAA’s project, in which one tries to think about the ambiguous thing between interior and […]

Stars | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
09-04-2013 No Comments

Stars | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

«Rapid! Ignite the stars before the leads are founded», Aldo van Eyck wrote in the year 1959, in plenary session he debates on the ways that the modern architecture should take. A difficult, complex moment and, at the same time attraction, where the protagonists were demonstrating across his work accompanied of writings, sketches and reflections, the doubts and illusions on […]

Playgrounds | Jorge Meijide
02-08-2012 One Comment

Playgrounds | Jorge Meijide

  [1]  Playgrounds After the Second World war extensive areas of many of the big European cities remained devastated. Some of them it were for effect of the systematic destruction of strategic military aims, and his ” collateral effects “, and others as clear addressees of the psychological effect that an indiscriminate and not discretionary at all bombardment, as that […]

Architects that they didn´t teach me in the school: Jacoba Mulder | Pedro Hernández
10-03-2011 68 Comments

Architects that they didn´t teach me in the school: Jacoba Mulder | Pedro Hernández

Arquitectas that did not teach me in the school: Jacoba Mulder “The idea [of the Playgrounds for Amsterdam] was of the arquitecta Jacoba Mulder, boss of the Department of Town planning. As Liane Lefaivre counts in the book Ground-up city play seize to design tool (2007), when Jacoba Mulder see from his window a girl playing in a corner of the […]

Instalación. URBANACCIÓN
15-03-2010 72 Comments

Instalación. URBANACCIÓN

LA CASA ENCENDIDA. MADRID. From March 18 to on May 28, 2010. Urban plots and executed interventions in them are not matter new nor are strictly original. They run away with doing from the Green Guerillas de New York, when the financial crisis knocked down big part of the buildings of Manhattan, until Aldo Van Eyck’s interventions in Amsterdam, after […]