Tag: arquitectura clásica

Mathematics and beauty in architecture. On the shoulders of giants
22-08-2019 No Comments

Mathematics and beauty in architecture. On the shoulders of giants

Mathematics and architecture have a more than evident relationship since the construction of the first buildings. Mathematics not only guarantees the safety of buildings, which resist weight and do not fall, but also beauty. We find the golden reason in the Parthenon, the dome of revolution in Hagia Sophia; the 17 possible tessellations in the Alhambra in Granada, the Fibonacci […]

The dissonance and the paradox | Marcelo Gardinetti
10-12-2018 No Comments

The dissonance and the paradox | Marcelo Gardinetti

“Since the mid-seventies, Stirling has shown his struggle against the boredom produced by the repetition of modern architecture, against its triviality and its inability to situate itself in historical contours. For this he tried to display a work that was narrative and figurative and, at the same time, abstract and technologically advanced”.1 The architectural work of Stirling goes through the […]

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 […]

Thinking the architecture (I) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
24-02-2017 No Comments

Thinking the architecture (I) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

The desire to confirm points of view on what it is necessary to to do has been done loudly between architects in the last three decades. In some academic means this desire turned as for study, is named (incorrectly) A Theory of the Architecture. That would be a body of ideas, concepts, points of view, which seek to explain the […]

New Belgrade, the virtual capital of the Yugoslavia of Titus | Jelena Prokopljević
02-01-2017 No Comments

New Belgrade, the virtual capital of the Yugoslavia of Titus | Jelena Prokopljević

“We are happy to be able to realize your great idea of constructing New Belgrade and ready to use all our forces to expire with this great duty…”, the letter was saying that on April 11, 1948 the juvenile brigades read to the Marshall Titus in the holiday of beginning of works in New Belgrade. Near 150.000 voluntary young persons […]

Architecture and Ornamentation drawings from the National Library of the XIX century
17-11-2016 No Comments

Architecture and Ornamentation drawings from the National Library of the XIX century

This new exhibition of the National Library – curated by Pedro Moleón and Isabel García-Toraño – is articulated in seven different sections: Personalities, Academy (which is divided into three sections: Classical Orders, Architecture and Perspective and Obtaining the title of architect in The Royal Academy of San Fernando), The Journey (divided in turn into Spain Journey and Travelling outside Spain), […]

Objet trouvé [06] : Stirling and the vane of the Florey | Rodrigo Almonacid
07-11-2016 No Comments

Objet trouvé [06] : Stirling and the vane of the Florey | Rodrigo Almonacid

In the moment to project the building Florey for the Queens College (St. Clements, Oxford, 1968-71), James Stirling already had seen finished two of his better works: the School of Engineering of the University of Leicester (1959-63) and the library of the Faculty of History for the University of Cambridge (1964-67). Three projects constitute his already mythical “Red Trilogy”, name […]

5th Rafael Manzano Award 2016. Enrique Nuere
20-10-2016 No Comments

5th Rafael Manzano Award 2016. Enrique Nuere

The Rafael Manzano Award is granted anually from the year 2012 to architects whose work has stood out, well in the field of the restoration or in that of the new work, for his defense of the values of the architectural Spanish traditions. It is a question of the major prize of architecture granted in Spain and owes to the […]

Cesare Brandi. The classic language of the architecture
22-09-2016 No Comments

Cesare Brandi. The classic language of the architecture

The intention of this book is to re-discover the essence of the classic architecture, since he avoids the simple chronological succession of the styles and chooses like alternative certain epochs to explain his evolution. The lucid descriptions of Cesare Brandi, prestigious historian of the art, they present the evolution of the classic orders along the history across some singular buildings […]

When the architects were gods
31-12-2015 No Comments

When the architects were gods

Numerous supernatural figures are known to quines there has assumed the edificiación of the space or the transmission of the technologies cosntructivas to the human beings. In the classic culture, Atenea, mistress of Athens, is probably the popular mas, but it was Foroneo quin “assembled for the first time in a community the inhabitants”. Likewise, Asmodeo, descendant of Adam (that […]

Spatial construction | Íñigo García Odiaga
18-05-2015 2 Comments

Spatial construction | Íñigo García Odiaga

If it was trying to summarize in a word which is the last end of the architecture, from an academic point of view, the agreement would be impossible, but no doubt, one of the words with major consensus would be the term space. The space, the construction of an interior isolated of the environment, can be understood as the first […]

Javier Cenicacelaya and Iñigo Saloña: Rafael Manzano Martos Award 2014
21-10-2014 No Comments

Javier Cenicacelaya and Iñigo Saloña: Rafael Manzano Martos Award 2014

The Prize Rafael Manzano Martos grants anually from the year 2012 to architects whose work that has stood out, well in the field of the restoration or in that of the new work, for his defense of the values of the architectural Spanish traditions. It is a question of the major prize of architecture granted in Spain and owes to […]

Rafael Manzano Martos and Restoration of Monuments Award 2014
15-10-2014 No Comments

Rafael Manzano Martos and Restoration of Monuments Award 2014

Javier Cenicacelaya and Íñigo Saloña are the winners of the Prize Rafael Manzano of Classic Architecture and Restoration of Monuments 2014 obtained by the labor that they have developed during decades of defense and putting in practice of a more conscious architecture of the context and of the needs of his inhabitants, capable of integrating the local tradition and the […]

The classic language of the architecture. From L.B. Alberti to Le Corbusier
13-06-2014 No Comments

The classic language of the architecture. From L.B. Alberti to Le Corbusier

The classic architecture is a visual language and, as any other language, has his own grammatical procedure. With this premise of item, John Summerson introduces us in the foundations and the origins of the classic architecture and, by means of a historical tour, reveals the classic substratum that one hides in the architecture from the ancient times up to the […]

Rafael Manzano Martos Prize 2014 (summons)
09-04-2014 No Comments

Rafael Manzano Martos Prize 2014 (summons)

RAPHAEL APPLE TREE MARTOS OF ARCHITECTURE CLÁSICAY RESTORATION OF MONUMENTS PRIZE 2014 The Prize Rafael Manzano Martos of Classic Architecture and Restoration of Monuments is granted to alive professionals whose work personifies the classic and traditional beginning of the architecture and the urbanism in the contemporary world. The set of the work of the chosen candidate not only must be […]

Essay on Decline · Luis Úrculo
04-02-2014 No Comments

Essay on Decline · Luis Úrculo

Albert Speer, the architect that Hitler placed in charge of most of the important building projects of the Third Reich, habitually made drawings of the future ruins of his own buildings. Speer claimed, with reason, that the real potential of architecture resides in the evocative force of its future ruin or destruction. And in order to justify this argument, he […]

Rafael Manzano Martos Award 2013
16-09-2013 No Comments

Rafael Manzano Martos Award 2013

Luis Fernando Gómez-Stern and Ignacio Medina and Fernandez of Cordova, Duke of Segorbe, winners of the Prize Rafael Manzano Martos of Classic Architecture and Restoration of Monuments for his integral restoration of the Jewry of Seville. Summoned by The Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust and the School of Architecture of the University of Notre Dame (Indiana, The United States), […]

Rafael Manzano Martos Award 2013 (winner)
13-09-2013 No Comments

Rafael Manzano Martos Award 2013 (winner)

The juror of the Prize of Classic Architecture and Restoration of Monuments Rafael Manzano Martos has decided to grant the award of the year 2013 to the equipment formed by the architect Luis Fernando Gómez-Stern and the designer and inspirator of the integral restoration of the former Jewry of Seville, Ignacio Medina y Fernández de Córdoba, Duke of Segorbe. The […]