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VAD 02 The  Prototypes
19-12-2019 No Comments

VAD 02 The Prototypes

Si en el primer número de VAD. veredes, arquitectura y divulgación se descansaba la mirada en “los inicios”, en aquellos comienzos y principios que proporcionan de manera tangible o simbólica lo que desea existir, ahora se quiere explorar con amplitud los parámetros pertenecientes a los orígenes. Ese surgir, nacer y aparecer, donde germina la arquitectura. “La naturaleza será cambiada por […]

VAD 02. Call for Papers. The prototypes
18-07-2019 No Comments

VAD 02. Call for Papers. The prototypes

Si en el primer número de VAD. veredes, arquitectura y divulgación se descansaba la mirada en “los inicios”, en aquellos comienzos y principios que proporcionan de manera tangible o simbólica lo que desea existir, ahora se quiere explorar con amplitud los parámetros pertenecientes a los orígenes. Ese surgir, nacer y aparecer, donde germina la arquitectura. “La naturaleza será cambiada por […]

XI BIAU - Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial
27-12-2018 No Comments

XI BIAU – Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial

The CALL FOR WORKS FOR THE XI IBEROAMERICAN BIENNIAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING IS NOW OPENO (XI BIAU). The biennial will be held in Asunción (Paraguay) in October 2019 and will show the way of living in Latin America from everyday life. Last Monday, December 17th, Casa América was presented, coinciding with the celebration of the II Ibero-American Congress […]

The roads of water | Íñigo García Odiaga
23-11-2018 No Comments

The roads of water | Íñigo García Odiaga

The territories are generally sculpted by water. Its absence or abundance determines the appearance of the landscape in which the architectures are inserted, which are nothing more than a small obstacle in the slow flow of water along the surface of the earth. Juan Navarro Baldeweg knows it well, and summed up this idea in the installation and in the […]

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture
13-11-2018 No Comments

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture is an amazing compendium that documents brutalist architecture as never before. This extraordinary study is the most exhaustive and varied research on brutalism and shows this style with existing, demolished, classic and contemporary examples from around the world. This remarkable volume is a fascinating and monumental chronicle of more than 850 brutalist buildings organized geographically in […]

Do we use correctly the language the architects? | Stepienybarno
24-08-2018 No Comments

Do we use correctly the language the architects? | Stepienybarno

The architects we have playing a determinant paper in the construction of our cities, but the communication of what we have done, it has not been the most suitable. The effort for coming to the company that enjoys or suffers our architecture has been scanty. Why when certain architects speak they there is not understood practically anything of what they […]

AlfaroSiza. Ideas found
26-06-2018 No Comments

AlfaroSiza. Ideas found

Last Thursday, May 24, the AlfaroSiza. Ideas found exhibition was inaugurated in Espai Alfaro de Godella reflects on the relationship between the two creators through a dialogue about the respective work itself. It will be possible to visit until October 27, 2018, and whose curators are Fran Silvestre and António Choupina. The exhibition includes a comparative study of the creative […]

At all up to Africa | Íñigo García Odiaga
25-06-2018 No Comments

At all up to Africa | Íñigo García Odiaga

They tell that it liked to exclaim Jørn Utzon “At all up to Africa”, while it was observing the sea from the top of the cliffs where his first house places in Can Lis, Majorca. Maybe it is this expression the best way of describing the landscape in the one that places the house, since though those who have visited […]

The language of the architects (II) | Stepienybarno
25-05-2018 No Comments

The language of the architects (II) | Stepienybarno

Today, we want to stop centring this descent to land of our “celestial” architectural ideas. The simplicity in the language and the use and abuse of metaphors to explain the architecture will be the guide for of this small text. Carlos Puente remembers us, “It is known well, that turns out to be easier to use a language complicated to […]

The language of the architects (I) | Stepienybarno
18-05-2018 No Comments

The language of the architects (I) | Stepienybarno

Why when certain architects speak they there is not understood practically anything of what they want to say and not even other architects are we capable of knowing where the shots go? And what happens when a person foreign to the architecture hears speaking to the architects “about his things”? “The architecture neither is, nor behaves as a language; it […]

El mito de la Castellana, una utopía contemporánea | Antón Capitel
07-05-2018 No Comments

El mito de la Castellana, una utopía contemporánea | Antón Capitel

La Castellana es el gesto urbano más importante de Madrid, un poderosísimo rasgo metropolitano que pocas ciudades tienen. Afortunado fue el momento inicial en que se urbanizó la vaguada del Prado de San Jerónimo y se convirtió en un Paseo (finales del siglo XVIII), y afortunada también la decisión de que, acompañando la cuadrícula del ensanche y siguiendo la vaguada, […]

The drawn city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
23-04-2018 No Comments

The drawn city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

The city constitutes an inexhaustible source of information on us. His arrested observation reveals landscapes in continuous transformation, landscapes in movement: transitory landscapes. The drawing as cognitive instrument of the urban decanting, acts from one of the most former tools that are known: the perspective, the point of view from which the matter, a point is considered or analyzes anyone […]

The architecture of the words | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
12-03-2018 No Comments

The architecture of the words | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

Our life passes under the sky of the words: we live in the language. Often we think stubbornly about the word as a mere utensil across which we treat of explicitar our messages and our arguments, poor fllood of words about – we put – the architecture. Nevertheless, in occasions it was looking like that these sets been ordained as […]

Populism (III) Portela dixit | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
06-10-2017 No Comments

Populism (III) Portela dixit | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

The Mission Housing is a program with so many omissions and improvisations as the enormous investments that it has demanded. It was conceived and he manages the affairs privately, between political and professional relatives subject to confidentiality, and progresses with the economic, juridical and professional irrationality that has done to itself characteristic of the Venezuelan petroestado. There do not exist […]

Populism (II) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
29-09-2017 No Comments

Populism (II) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

When I was studying architecture we had a Cuban teacher called Ricardo Porro Hudalgo (1925-2014), who should construct in the pro-Castro Cuba a few years later one of few works of worthy architecture of mention in the half century of Cuban revolution, a school of art with vaults of brick that has been very praised. Lazy, Marxist militant in this […]

Jaume Prat Ortells · critical architecture
20-04-2017 No Comments

Jaume Prat Ortells · critical architecture

A few weeks ago we were entering the world of the critique of architecture of Fredy Massad‘s hand, and today we advance another little thanks to Jaume Prat Ortells (Barcelona, 1975) architect for the ETSAB UPC, Technical Top School of Architecture of Barcelona of the Technical University of Catalonia from 2002. Since then he has collaborated in diverse studies of […]

Think the architecture (III) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
10-03-2017 73 Comments

Think the architecture (III) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

Article continuation of “Thinking the architecture (II)”. The notes that have written on this subject have to see with my participation in Valencia, Spain, in the Seminar Thought and Architecture organised amongst other by the colleague José María Lozano of the School of Architecture of the Polytechnical University. It realised  between the 11 and on 15 November 2011. The document […]

From the architecture of the dirt to the architecture of the company | Stepienybarno
14-10-2016 No Comments

From the architecture of the dirt to the architecture of the company | Stepienybarno

El pasado 20 de noviembre 2015, Anatxu Zabalbeascoa, mientras moderaba la estupenda mesa redonda de Siza x Siza, comentó que la obra del maestro portugués, más allá de sus evidentes bondades, tenía el plus de que estaba pensada cuidando todos los detalles -incluso el poco tratado tema de la limpieza del proyecto-. Para ilustrarlo hablaba de cómo en uno de […]

X Latin-Americans Architecture and Urbanism Biennial in São Paulo 201
13-10-2016 No Comments

X Latin-Americans Architecture and Urbanism Biennial in São Paulo 201

“Un arquitecto es alguien que imagina lo que deseas pero con un poco más de exactitud que tú”. Con esta cita de Paul Valèry glosaba la comisaria de la Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura y Urbanismo, Ángela García de Paredes, la figura de Eduardo Souto de Moura, premiado en esta bienal con el Premio Iberoamericano, y que protagonizará en breve uno […]

Siza x Siza
01-10-2015 No Comments

Siza x Siza

Siza x Siza is the result of a long publishing project, in which the own Alvaro Siza chooses 6 works of between more than 400 realized ones during his professional life, more than 60 years. The architect in a deep interview at the expense of Carlos Seoane, explains the reasons of the selection as well as a great quantity of reflections […]

Abstract transmutation of Gianfranco Spada | Ángel Gonzalez García
04-09-2015 No Comments

Abstract transmutation of Gianfranco Spada | Ángel Gonzalez García

Contemporary architecture has often derived inspiration from the different forms and expressions of modern art, generally from abstract art. Many of the iconic buildings of modern architecture, which every architect holds in their mind’s eye, can be directly associated with works of art or artistic movements. These architectural works, having undergone a process of purification and transposition, are like artistic […]

Casa da Chá, Matosinhos. Álvaro Siza
14-07-2015 No Comments

Casa da Chá, Matosinhos. Álvaro Siza

Restaurant Gives Boa Nongoes, House gives Chá in Matosinhos, Oporto was constructed between the years 1.958-1.963, for the Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza. Natal residence of the architect is considered to be his first representative work, constructed closely together of Matosinhos. The construction links itself with the area and reveals itself as the observer is crossing it, of this form, the […]

Interview to Stepienybarno | Sheila Palomares
17-03-2015 No Comments

Interview to Stepienybarno | Sheila Palomares

I knew Lorenzo and Agnieszka in a summer course in The Carolina of the University of Jaen in 2010. Since then I they have followed the track up to ending up by being his pupil in the fantastic Course Online of Digital Identity for architects. Already I said to them that, I think that the search of the excellence in […]

Siza in Évora
28-10-2014 No Comments

Siza in Évora

5 minutes and a pen. The architect Álvaro Siza visits the school of architecture of Évora’s University.

Conference. ¿Que aprendí de la arquitectura? Eduardo Souto Moura
17-10-2014 No Comments

Conference. ¿Que aprendí de la arquitectura? Eduardo Souto Moura

Que aprendí de la arquitectura? is the title of the initiative with the magazine Casabella it celebrated his eightieth year of publication (1928-2008), which was including a series of chats of some of the most important contemporary architects in evocative places. The cycle Álvaro Siza began on June 20, 2008 with the duo and Eduardo Souto Moura confers inside the […]

Pointes Magazine [n08]
07-10-2014 No Comments

Pointes Magazine [n08]

The number eight of the magazine of art and architecture POINTEs, edited in Madrid. Pointes is a publication of art and architecture realized by students of different artistic branches, which tries to re-intensify the debate and to go TOWARDS A CRITICAL SPIRIT, as well as the investigation of the references mas important of the XXth century. It is as well […]

The beauty of the ugly thing | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-09-2014 No Comments

The beauty of the ugly thing | Íñigo García Odiaga

Since it has happened every year from 2000, on June 1, 2012 there was opened the public the summer pavilion of the Serpentine Gallery of London. The Pavilion of 2012 has been realized by the Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron in collaboration with the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. The equipment that was responsible for the most emblematic building of the […]

Biourb, a study on popular architecture, energy and future
04-09-2014 No Comments

Biourb, a study on popular architecture, energy and future

“The culture acquires diverse forms across the time and of the space. This diversity demonstrates in the originality and the plurality of the identities that they characterize to the groups and the companies that compose the humanity. Source of exchanges, of innovation and of creativity, the cultural diversity is so necessary for the mankind as the biological diversity for the […]

Álvaro Siza, order in the chaos
20-06-2014 No Comments

Álvaro Siza, order in the chaos

The portuguese teacher, prize Pritzker 1992, teaches us today an important part of his varied work. Churches, stations, museums, restaurants swimming pools, any space serves to Siza’s talent. “Praise of the light” is a documentary series that does a portrait of contemporary, understood architecture not only as artistic activity, but also pragmatic and utiliario.