Tag: Alejandro Aravena

What fault has the cherry tree? | arquitectamoslocos?
05-06-2020 233 Comments

What fault has the cherry tree? | arquitectamoslocos?

Nos hemos caído del guindo de la arquitectura espectáculo, de la arquitectura de carnaval, de opereta y de cachondeo, y de golpe todo el mundo está rasgándose las vestiduras, entonando el mea culpa y arrancándose EL CROQUIS (que es casi como decir arrancándose los ojos). Ahora todo el mundo despotrica del carnaval y abraza con fervor la cuaresma. Pues hombre, […]

Diálogos con Fredy Massad | Luis Alberto Monge Calvo
30-03-2020 No Comments

Diálogos con Fredy Massad | Luis Alberto Monge Calvo

El momento complicado de la crítica arquitectónica actual. Entrevista realizada el lunes 04 de noviembre de 2019 en el Colegio de Arquitectos de Costa Rica, durante la visita del arquitecto Fredy Massad al país para brindar el taller: Modos Críticos, promovido por la Comisión de investigación, con el patrocinio de ACOPRA, FundArq y el Colegio de Arquitectos. ¿Qué pasa con […]

Fredy Massad · critical architecture
16-03-2017 No Comments

Fredy Massad · critical architecture

In this new delivery of the section “buoy”, we approach the world of the “critical architecture”, and that better way of it doing that of Fredy Massad’s hand (Buenos Aires, 1966). Atypical architect (it has that Urbano de la Universidad of Buenos Aires obtains in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning) and who in Alicia Guerrero Yesto’s company investigates […]

Diary of a tree | 109 Architectes
13-07-2016 No Comments

Diary of a tree | 109 Architectes

“Diary of a tree” raises the current role of the architects in countries as the Lebanon, where the real estate developers are often those who impose the town planning. By means of the symbolic use of certain trees, this architects’ signature uses his own projects to exemplify how the public space should be preserved. Hereby, the offer exposes how, in […]

Cantilever Chair | Xosé Suárez
14-09-2015 26 Comments

Cantilever Chair | Xosé Suárez

According to the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy, a chair is a “seat with support, in general with four legs, and in that alone a person fits”. This academic definition can turn out to be very debatable from the point of view of the personal experience, and generates an interesting controversy: is it a chair the tape that wraps […]

What do I put you finish? | Pedro Hernández
06-01-2014 One Comment

What do I put you finish? | Pedro Hernández

Recently in the blog of La Ciudad Viva have appeared a couple of post that I am provided that to think and wanted to transmit an attempt of relation of concepts that me have appeared. Everything begins with interview by Stepien y Barno to Alejandro Aravena, where they ask: Question: It is clear that the model Elemental works excellently in […]

Toyo Ito, Pritzker Prize 2013
18-03-2013 2 Comments

Toyo Ito, Pritzker Prize 2013

Toyo Ito gains the prize Pritzker 2013. The juror of this year, presided by Lord Palumbo, is shaped for: Alejandro Aravena, Stephen Breyer, Yung Ho Chang, Glenn Murcutt, Juhani Pallasmaa and Martha Thorne. + pritzkerprize.com

Elementary. Manual of incremental housing and participative design
20-02-2013 No Comments

Elementary. Manual of incremental housing and participative design

Elemental begins in 2000, when Andrew Iacobelli (1969), Paul Allard (1969) and Alejandro Aravena (1967) are known in Harvard University and decided to do “something” to improve the standard of social housing in Chile. That “something” has been converted over the years into one of the most active and influential offices throughout Latin America. One of the great achievements of […]

The Planet of the Apes | Sra. Farnsworth
28-11-2012 One Comment

The Planet of the Apes | Sra. Farnsworth

(Warning spoiler: this post contains information about the end of the film that serves of title to the same. If you read it it will be under your responsibility. Your will see what do.) Still I remember the first time that saw the end of “The Planet of the Apes”, was Saturday in the afternoon and was eating me a […]