Tag: arquitectura chilena

From time to time a talking dog and other writings appear
17-09-2019 No Comments

From time to time a talking dog and other writings appear

This compilation of texts by Chilean architect Smiljan Radić covers twenty years of written production. The texts were written for various reasons: on the occasion of the publication of a book, as conferences or to accompany an exhibition. They are an invaluable complement to better understand the work of this magnificent architect, but they can also be read independently, as sagacious […]

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 […]

Teachers of the form and the space. Luciano Kulczewski
27-09-2018 No Comments

Teachers of the form and the space. Luciano Kulczewski

TEACHERS OF THE FORM AND THE SPACE it is a series that checks biographies of big Chilean architects, who with his work influenced the daily urban one and who until today affect in the form in which the inhabitant relates to the city in which it lives. In this edition, we will revise the life of the architect Luciano Kulczewski. His […]

Spyglass
20-09-2018 No Comments

Spyglass

Five hills border the historic center of the city of Concepción, located in the south-central zone of Chile. Each with its own form, scale, context and history. The hills Amarillo, Caracol, Chepe, La Pólvora and the Virgin are the milestones of an invisible perimeter route through the city, which surrounds another path, that which is born between the hills of […]

Jorge Lobos. Interviews
28-08-2018 No Comments

Jorge Lobos. Interviews

After finishing his architecture studies, Jorge Lobos travels to Chiloé to do a month’s work, which would end up transforming into years. At that time he developed his architectural work in conjunction with the group of architects that was already in the area, and studied the culture of the territory, weaving the first ideas about what he would later define […]

Teachers of the form and the space. Fernando Castillo Velasco
17-04-2018 No Comments

Teachers of the form and the space. Fernando Castillo Velasco

The life and work of the great Chilean architect, National Prize of Architecture, author of the Local Unit Portals, Villa The Queen and Tajamar’s Towers in Santiago. Fernando Castillo Velasco (Santiago, on August 15, 1918 – ibídem, on July 18, 2013)1 was an architect and political Chilean, that there occupied the rector’s charges of the Catholic Pontificia Universidad, intendant of the […]

Club Mate and Zambó Assai Offices | República Portátil
20-12-2017 No Comments

Club Mate and Zambó Assai Offices | República Portátil

The order realized by Club Mate Chile and Zambó Assaí was the development of his new commercial offices, located in the managerial core of Franklin neighborhood, in the commune of Santiago de Chile. This neighborhood was founded in the periphery of the city of Santiago and little by little it was taking a strong commercial character, giving I go on […]

Fundamental room for Sala de carga | República Portátil
06-12-2017 No Comments

Fundamental room for Sala de carga | República Portátil

Context. Sala de Carga is a gallery of contemporary art to the interior of a maritime container, calls different producers to intervening in places of high accessibility. The container equipped with lighting and electricity receives in his interior proposed of artists of different places and works as an itinerant gallery located in the public space. For the cycle exhibitions of […]

Teachers of the form and the space. Alberto Cruz Covarrubias
31-10-2017 No Comments

Teachers of the form and the space. Alberto Cruz Covarrubias

Life and work of the brilliant Alberto Cruz Covarrubias,  the architect who joined the architecture with the poetry on having crossed the way of the reformulation of the School of Architecture of the Catholic University of Valparaiso together with the Argentine poet Godofredo Iommi. His visionary work gave origin to one of the most beautiful adventures in the education of […]

Teachers of the form and the space. Roberto Dávila Carson
12-09-2017 No Comments

Teachers of the form and the space. Roberto Dávila Carson

The Architect Roberto Dávila Carson was born in Santiago of Chile on January 27, 1889, and expired in the same city on April 28, 1971. I study the career of architecture in the University of Chile, managing to be an assistant of Josué Smith Miller between 1915 and 1920. After living abroad fly to his natal country where it has […]

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 […]

The modern architecture in Latin America
31-03-2016 No Comments

The modern architecture in Latin America

This book turns on the modern architecture that was constructed in Latin America between the decades of 1930 and 1970, and on the thought that sustained her. For it a tour offers for 18 indisputable figures of the architectural Latin-American panorama, which in addition share the narrow relation that they established between his work and his ideology. It is a […]

María Elena
07-01-2016 No Comments

María Elena

María Elena, the last Saltpeter Work still running in the world, it’s intact since the day it was born in 1925. Its inhabitants, the pampinos, who were born and raised there, keeps in their memories the untold stories of this unique way of living on the driest desert in the planet. This documentary and its revealing anecdotes, built upon an […]

Clouds Hunters: July
29-12-2015 3 Comments

Clouds Hunters: July

Atacama Desert, north of Chile: the villagers, being based on the observation of the nature, they gather the water of the fog or camanchaca by means of thin meshes placed strategically in the hillsides of the mountain, as they do the cactuses thanks to the líquenes that cover them, revealing drop to drop the valued liquid. Beautiful example of how […]

AC searches: architects and creators
12-05-2015 One Comment

AC searches: architects and creators

From WHEN THE ARCHITECTURE FINDS THE CITY It is Fondart’s winning project 2015 in the modality Formative Activities, comisariado for M. Pilar Pinchart Saavedra (Doctor Architect ETSA. Madrid. Architect PUC), that With the Architecture like excuse and conductive thread, he invites artists, social actors, writers, intellectual, actors, scientists etc., both of Santiago and of regions to conversing on the crossings […]

AC, Cuando la Arquitectura encuentra la Ciudad 3/21
10-04-2015 No Comments

AC, Cuando la Arquitectura encuentra la Ciudad 3/21

Situation room, is the name that receives the room of the White House where one seeks to solve problems or emergencies. A center of conferences and of control of intelligence of some 5000m2, created by Kennedy during the crisis of the Bay Pigs for the processing of real time information, the staging of the conflict for the political chess. A […]

BIArch Open Lectures: Smiljan Radic "A Noise Orange tree"
19-02-2015 No Comments

BIArch Open Lectures: Smiljan Radic “A Noise Orange tree”

The first BIArch Open Lecture, delivered by Chilean architect Smiljan Radic. Smiljan Radic is born in Santiago, as son of the marriage formed by Smiljan Radic Piraino and Cora Maria Clarke Ramirez, it obtained the architect’s title for the School of Architecture of the Catholic Pontificia Universidad of Chile in 1989. Later it dealed studies of Aesthetics in the Istitutto […]

Remotos. Marathon of Architecture Chile - Finland
02-10-2014 No Comments

Remotos. Marathon of Architecture Chile – Finland

During the next 40 years, 3 trillions of persons will change to the cities. The urbanization of Asia and the countries known as ‘Third world’ it has been one of the relevant subjects in the architecture and the town planning. When the cities grow and the people migrate, there are created also areas of empty territory. These areas generate problematic […]

Drawing of 3 copies Small Architecture Now!
01-04-2014 31 Comments

Drawing of 3 copies Small Architecture Now!

From veredes, and thanks to the publishing house Taschen, we want to be grateful for his loyalty to our readers with the drawing of 3 Small Architecture’s copies Now!. How to gain a copy? To take part in the drawing simply you will have to leave a comment at the end of the post, and the winners will be chosen […]

Small Architecture Now!
27-03-2014 One Comment

Small Architecture Now!

Saving space. Big ideas for small buildings. Over the years, talented architects have occasionally indulged themselves with the challenge of designing small but perfectly formed buildings. Today, with reduced budgets, many architects have turned in a more focused way to creating works that may be diminutive in their dimensions, but are definitely big when it comes to trendsetting ideas. Whether […]

Interview José María Sanchez García
28-01-2014 No Comments

Interview José María Sanchez García

José María Sánchez García raduates of the ETSAM the year 2002, then to found his study in Madrid. His work denotes a great worry and respect for the preexisting context, which has allowed him to control in an exceptional way delicate emplacements as the recovery of the environment of Templo de Diana in Merida, which was constituting the forum of the […]

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 […]

Making City
24-10-2013 No Comments

Making City

What is to do city today? Those who are operating in the city, in what places, from which ideas and visions? Hacer Ciudad departs from these questions to realize an approximation to a series of developed projects. Projects that approach the paper of the architecture opposite to the Mexico City, as a diverse and complex space, putting the accent in the […]

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 […]

Manifesto House [Infiniski Manifesto House] | James&Mau
07-06-2012 3 Comments

Manifesto House [Infiniski Manifesto House] | James&Mau

In the high place of a hill as if about a castle or strength it was treating itself, being located strategically and dominating a wonderful landscape, this house generates a permeability in his axis this west vanishing on the landscape across a great glazed space like who nothing is under a great bridge in the half of … this effect […]

Arquitectura procesual: Naturaleza y artificio | Manuel Costoya
08-12-2011 One Comment

Arquitectura procesual: Naturaleza y artificio | Manuel Costoya

The concept of Nature, understood like constructo cultural, has suffered multiple transformations along the history. In spite of it, both his definitions and implications have been easily classifiable in homogeneous groups. Nevertheless, it appreciates a major difficulty for the definition of the concept of Nature linked to the contemporary culture owed fundamentally to the radical transformation that that one has […]

magazine ARQ [77] URGENCIA Y MATERIA
14-06-2011 30 Comments

magazine ARQ [77] URGENCIA Y MATERIA

To a year of the earthquake of February 27 in Chile and to a month of Miyagi’s tsunami, the topic of the first magazine of 2011 tries to stimulate a reflection in the crossing between devastation and architecture. Dividing with a review of the debates generated in the work of the cathedral of Santiago in s. The XVIIIth – marked […]

Co-Habitaciones. Patrimonio, Taxidermia y Autoconstrucción en Valparaíso
17-05-2011 1,105 Comments

Co-Habitaciones. Patrimonio, Taxidermia y Autoconstrucción en Valparaíso

Claudio Astudillo y Pau’s project Faus in the frame of the ” Residence Expanded 2010 ” between the centers of contemporary art: Khan Xalant (Mataró, Barcelona) and COLLAPSE (Valparaiso). PAU FAUS is Licensed in Top Architecture by the ETSAB-UPC of Barcelona in the year 2002 and combines his architect’s professional task with the accomplishment of several creative works and of […]

Mathias Klotz, Green Good Design 2010 International Award
09-11-2010 33 Comments

Mathias Klotz, Green Good Design 2010 International Award

To the outstanding architect Mathias Klotz, has him to him awarded the international prize Green Good Design 2010 for its work (currently under construction) Centre of Extención and Library of the University Diego Portales. Klotz, dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Art and Design of the UDP, emphasised with its work between about a hundred proposals in responsibility, of different […]