Tag: años 30

The psychological perception of the city | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte
04-11-2019 No Comments

The psychological perception of the city | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

In 2007, and for the first time in history, the world’s urban population was already more numerous than the rural population.1 According to the forecasts of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, in 2050 75% of the population Population will live in cities. The situation was very different at the end of the 19th century, when only […]

Unpublished Madrid (V) | Cristina García-Rosales
25-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (V) | Cristina García-Rosales

Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (IV)  The Warehouse in Castile Square is an installation belonging to the Canal de Isabel II. He is placed, from 1952 at the end of the walk of the Castilian one in the municipal area of the one that was the fourth warehouse of the Plaza of Castile (constructed in the year 1939), and with a capacity […]

Unpublished Madrid (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales
18-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales

Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (III)  In Emilio Castelar’s Summer-house we will be able to admire some notable architectures. As the building Castelar (Catalan headquarters of the Insurances of West), with his prop that supports the rest of the set. It was projected by the architect Rafael de La-Hoz Arderius in 1975. In 2010 it was reformed under the direction of […]

Unpublished Madrid (III) | Cristina García-Rosales
11-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (III) | Cristina García-Rosales

Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (II)  The Colon Towers (previously Jerez Towers) are two twin skyscrapers with 116 meters of height and 23 plants. They were constructed by the architect of Madrid Antonio Lamela and the engineers Leonardo Fernandez Troyano, Javier Manterola and Carlos Fernandez Casado. They have a structure suspended from two big props joined in the high thing by a platform, […]

Unpublished Madrid (II) | Cristina García-Rosales
04-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (II) | Cristina García-Rosales

Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (I)  We continue the tour for the Barceló Cinema, opposite the Barceló Market, restored lately and, therefore, much more modern. The Barceló Cinema is in the Barceló street, doing forms a corner with Larra, and it was constructed, opposite to the gardens of the Hospice of Madrid as cinema of neighborhood. The architect was Luis Gutiérrez Soto. […]

Unpublished Madrid (I) | Cristina García-Rosales
28-07-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (I) | Cristina García-Rosales

We are going to realize a tour for Unpublished Madrid, where we will discover buildings that correspond to the modern movement in the architecture. Beginning for some racionalist buildings of the 30s or 40s of the 20th century, and ending for four skyscrapers of the Paseo de la Castellana, near the Castilla Square. Buildings, many of them, very recognized in […]

From (des)normalize the bodies | Pedro Hernández
20-10-2014 No Comments

From (des)normalize the bodies | Pedro Hernández

he book The art of projecting in architecture designed and developed in the decade of the 30s of last century by the German architect Ernst Neufert is an illustrated inventory of dimensional and spatial solutions with that to establish a system of foundations, procedure and prescriptions on enclosures, buildings, requirements of program and spatial relations, dimensions of buildings, places, stays, […]

Jacobs versus Le Corbusier | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
17-09-2012 No Comments

Jacobs versus Le Corbusier | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

Jacobs versus Le Corbusier The city already cannot be a place thought from the rules, but a life space from the beginning. To many years have happened since one could have stated the failure of planning the cities in the medium and long term. Probably this system was pertinent at the beginning of the 19th century where still it was […]

Cuadernos de Viaje. Mario Roberto Álvarez
29-08-2011 1,669 Comments

Cuadernos de Viaje. Mario Roberto Álvarez

The recent edition of the Notebooks of Trip of the arq. Mario Roberto Alvarez, comes to occupy a place up to today despised by the modern historiography. With a careful design that he understands from the general aspect of the book (that of a moleskine, the most famous of the passbooks of notes of the traveler) up to a graphical […]