Tag: Archigram

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

The drawn city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

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5.0 01 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 […]

The blue of the sky | Marcelo Gardinetti
20-04-2018 No Comments

The blue of the sky | Marcelo Gardinetti

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4.5 02 “I believe that when the architecture appears the aim to be able to be trasmitida, of being able to interpret the situations of the reality and places inside the historical rational process, it is in conditions to have progressive character”. Aldo Rossi1 From the 60s, Aldo Rossi‘s texts express a way of seeing the architecture that contradicts the […]

Vestiges of the future | Marcelo Gardinetti
19-06-2017 No Comments

Vestiges of the future | Marcelo Gardinetti

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5.0 03 Critics and unsatisfied of the offers of the modern movement with the statu quo of the epoch, Archigram established during a decade images of an interesting reflexive flow on the cities and his architecture. Amateur was born the group in 1961 with the publication of a magazine produced of way for Peter Cook, David Greene and Mike Webb. […]

The analogous statement of Aldo Rossi | Marcelo Gardinetti
21-11-2016 No Comments

The analogous statement of Aldo Rossi | Marcelo Gardinetti

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5.0 01 In the second half of the 20th century, the architectural search of postwar period strains for reaching an alternative offer of the modernity. You appear as Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Braun, Charles Moore and Robert Stern were promoting, in tuning in with the consumer capitalism, a return to the representation and the symbolism suppressed by the modern movement, […]

Klaus: Architecture, cómic and critique (II)
25-08-2016 No Comments

Klaus: Architecture, cómic and critique (II)

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5.0 01 Retomamos la charla que comenzamos hace unos días con Klaus, esperamos que disfruten tanto como lo hemos hecho nosotros. De todos modos, al margen de lo humorístico, en muchas de ellas reflexionas sobre diferentes temas, ¿podríamos decir que realizas crítica de arquitectura? Lo malo de la polisemia es que no te deja más opción que contestar a todo […]

Klaus: architecture, cómic and critique (I)
23-08-2016 No Comments

Klaus: architecture, cómic and critique (I)

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5.0 01 De acuerdo con su reseña biográfica más habitual, ‘Klaus es un caricaturista frustrado que vive en un viejo castillo y Europa.’ En realidad, tras el pseudónimo Klaus se esconde un arquitecto, urbanista y profesor de Historia de la Arquitectura particularmente interesado en las relaciones entre la arquitectura y los mass media, que lleva desde 2009 siendo el azote […]

Pilot floors. Domestic experimental cells
01-09-2015 No Comments

Pilot floors. Domestic experimental cells

0.0 00 ‘Pilot floors he gathers a selection of domestic cells in the collective housing that they are born of an innovative and experimental will. Often Utopian or visionary and with zeal to answer to new forms of life, these domestic cells question the present and try to foresee the future. This book presents a summary of examples of the […]

The architecture software. Reyner Banham's visual fictions | Ignacio los grava - Patrizia Di Monte
06-02-2015 No Comments

The architecture software. Reyner Banham’s visual fictions | Ignacio los grava – Patrizia Di Monte

0.0 00 The architecture software. Reyner Banham’s visual fictions. In 1968 Reyner Banham wrote The Triumph of Software1, one article that would anticipate a new way of understanding the world and that it would affect in a specially subtle way to the architecture. His speech rested principally on two movies that had the premiere the same year and that allowed him to […]

The Kunsthaus en Graz, by Peter Cook | Halldóra Arnardóttir – Javier Sánchez Merina
17-11-2014 2 Comments

The Kunsthaus en Graz, by Peter Cook | Halldóra Arnardóttir – Javier Sánchez Merina

0.0 00 “Of all the buildings that surround us in the city, are counted those that are called us the attention and, literally, they answer to our look.” The new Kunsthaus of Graz is a museum of art that one communicates with the viandantes across the front, in wait of his answers. His architects, the Britishers Peter Cook and Colin […]

Cyprien Gaillard | Pedro Hernández
14-03-2014 No Comments

Cyprien Gaillard | Pedro Hernández

0.0 00 Entre vandalisme et esthétique minimale, romantisme et Land Art. Cyprien Gaillard représente l’architecture contemporaine comme une ruine moderne sur le point d’être envahie par la nature, tel que le faisait le peintre ruiniste Hubert Robert avec le Louvre au XVIIIème siècle. Text route Gaillard plays with the vision of the architecture, seemingly consumed by the nature, so that […]

Cut ‘n’ Paste: From Architectural Assemblage to Collage City
07-11-2013 No Comments

Cut ‘n’ Paste: From Architectural Assemblage to Collage City

0.0 00 In the MOMA, of New York until January 5, 2014. The ethos of collage shapes every aspect of contemporary culture, from the glut of signs and images to the many layers of digital information to the art of sampling. This installation revisits early uses of collage to trace its evolution as both an aesthetic technique central to architectural representation […]

Architects for s. XXI (III) | epR
29-07-2013 No Comments

Architects for s. XXI (III) | epR

0.0 00 It turns out to be curious to think about the architects as a species on the verge of extinction, but maybe this idea is not very far from the reality. At least in a country where the laws, the fierce competition and (digámoslo high place, it is therapeutic) the absence of ethics of a wide sector of the […]

A Guide to Archigram 1961-74
22-04-2013 No Comments

A Guide to Archigram 1961-74

0.0 00 Archigram: Cult-Architecture. A Guide to Archigram 1961-1974 is a small book (postcard size but with around 500 pages) that reviews graphically and concisely the work of this influential British architects team. The text reviews an earlier edition of Dennis Crompton (Concerning Archigram) published by Academy Editions in 1994. Perhaps because of its size, the book enables a very […]

Constant, the Utopia receives life | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
22-10-2012 No Comments

Constant, the Utopia receives life | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

0.0 00 Constant, the Utopia receives life In the Utopian landscape of the sixties, where there resound names like Kurokawa, Fuller, Friedman, Archigram, Utopie or Archizoom, Constant’s project stands out for his ideological rigor. The technological Utopias of Archigram or Buckminster Fuller do not differ for social concepts of base in his offers. For these architects it is, especially, the […]

Archigram. Experimental Architecture 1961-74
10-02-2010 637 Comments

Archigram. Experimental Architecture 1961-74

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5.0 01 The next month of March the Municipal Chamber of Exhibitions of the Museum of Passion of Valladolid will take in for the first time in Spain, the exhibition ‘Archigram. Experimental Architecture 1961-74’, one shows produced by Files Archigram in London and that gathers through drawings, mockups, documents and planes the history of this architectural movement. Dennis Crompton, the assembly […]