Tag: arquitectura contemporánea

Faults of fragmentation | Sergio de Miguel
22-08-2016 29 Comments

Faults of fragmentation | Sergio de Miguel

In the recent architecture we find a resource appellant of figurative transgression. His aim is not other one that to put in value, to emphasize, the buildings that for his character and purpose have to stand out in his environment. It is known that the principal virtue of the architecture is to control the fragmentation. Definitively, the quantities. There exist numerous […]

The Oíza´s trip | Sergio de Miguel
22-07-2016 43 Comments

The Oíza´s trip | Sergio de Miguel

Oíza Finished the career of architecture in the year 1946 and thanks to his excellent academic file cost  of a scholarship to do a trip of intense learning by the United States between October of 1947 and November of 1948. It was a period of absolute renewal in the world. After the agotadora second world-wide war, the main teachers and […]

SW Architect’s version: Changes of web
21-07-2016 No Comments

SW Architect’s version: Changes of web

After a lot of time, I return to the load with this most interesting and most enterteining comical strip that will do the delights of all those that as me, for lack of work, we decide that the most important thing is to have a posh web, of phantones gray and confirm in black and white with the illusion that […]

SW Architect’s version: Looking for employed at the Java de Hot´s office
21-06-2016 No Comments

SW Architect’s version: Looking for employed at the Java de Hot´s office

(Look at the text in perspective of a point of escape) After leaving the office of Lex, the scholar continues in his incessant search of work to the price that is. After an insane reflection, the scholar discovers that he has not a curriculum the sufficiently wide thing in order that they look at it, not at least to the […]

Igalitarian status and illusory limit in SANAA | Marcelo Gardinetti
27-05-2016 No Comments

Igalitarian status and illusory limit in SANAA | Marcelo Gardinetti

A distinctive feature of the work of Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa is the valuation extreme of the horizontal space, understanding that he consents the natural movement of the man and facilitates his field of vision of a way that allows to join the architecture with the horizon. This disposition, which takes as a reference the concept of free plant […]

Talking about Manuel Gallego
12-05-2016 No Comments

Talking about Manuel Gallego

The first chat under the title “About the local thing and the global thing in the creation of the architecture”, with the architects Alexandre Alves Costa and Sergio Fernandes, belonging to the cycle of chats – colloquia about the exhibition “Manuel Gallego. Architecture 1969-2015”, that the Barrié Foundation receives in his headquarters of A Coruña, in the frame of the […]

High Mountain | Íñigo García Odiaga
29-04-2016 111 Comments

High Mountain | Íñigo García Odiaga

During the months of winter one of the activities that occupies of important way the leisure is the enjoy of the mountain. Equipments of different índole like shelters, hostels or stations of ski are surpassing little by little his simple condition of buildings of mountain to incorporate architectures that somehow improve the offer and the quality of the service offered. […]

SW Architect’s version: Looking for jobs
14-04-2016 No Comments

SW Architect’s version: Looking for jobs

Already you have here the awaited Spin-off of the scholar. Equal it gives me for two or three emblems, who knows, it is so difficult to find work in this galaxy as in any different, for what you do not reject that it returns crawling to Lex’s office. Lexcursó perpetrated these comical strips for the whiteness of 2011, how they […]

Against the architectural symbolism | José Ramón Hernández Correa
04-04-2016 One Comment

Against the architectural symbolism | José Ramón Hernández Correa

In the S. The XVIIIth the neoclassic architect utopista Ledoux designed an ideal city for a new ideal company. One of the buildings of this wonderful city was the Oikema: a “house of the pleasure”. It is not exactly what you are thinking; it is worse. To the citizen (male) of the new company it was necessary to give sexual […]

SW Architect’s version: Fellowship contracts
22-03-2016 No Comments

SW Architect’s version: Fellowship contracts

It was observing that if Scholar changes the B for a simple Pr of the word, it happens to be said Precariously. Thing not beyond of the reality and I suppose that Scholar must be a derivation of the word Precariously, since almost it means the same thing. “YESSS, I ended the career, already I am an architect!” “No scholar […]

Star Wars The Architect's version. The Architectural Competition | Lexcursó
04-02-2016 No Comments

Star Wars The Architect’s version. The Architectural Competition | Lexcursó

Trailer of the movie based on the cómic Star Wars The Architect’s version. “After 15 years doing architecture, there is no money to construct. His office has gone away to the bankruptcy. It begins a long and hard voyage for left lots and faked contests..” Lexcursó, architect e ilustrator Barcelona, october 2011

The domestic intrigue | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
01-02-2016 No Comments

The domestic intrigue | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

The contemporary house has turned, among other things, into a department store. The western culture has multiplied the need of cupboards and lumber rooms where to arrange of practical form the whole universe of domestic current accessories: from tool boxes and folding stairs to disguises and dresses of holiday; from bicycles and skates to curtains, towels and comforters; from boxes […]

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 […]

Couples & Co. 22 Mirror Stories of Spanish Architecture
10-11-2015 No Comments

Couples & Co. 22 Mirror Stories of Spanish Architecture

Couples & Co. 22 Mirror Stories of Spanish Architecture proposes one of many possible readings on the recent history of the Spanish architecture. Across twenty-two studies organized concerning pairs, every equipment looks in a mirror where to discover how the latter sixteen years can be unfolded in two symmetrical and constant visions in the time though asymmetric and discontinuous in […]

The invisible half. Zementiri de Equalized
29-10-2015 No Comments

The invisible half. Zementiri de Equalized

The invisible half. Zementiri de Equalized. Program that tries to know the invisible half of a work and his author. In this case the Zementiri of Equalized of the architects Enric Miralles y Carme Pinós. El Zementiri de Igualada

The third space | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
05-10-2015 No Comments

The third space | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

“Constructing a wall with dressed quarry stones, without mortar, in I dry, it is possible that it has been the first step that the men gave in search of that one to what today we call architecture” 1. The idea of the wall like the third space, as deep, solid and material border between two worlds, was progressively lightened from […]

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 […]

Essentials. David Chipperfield Architects 1985-2015
01-10-2015 One Comment

Essentials. David Chipperfield Architects 1985-2015

“Essentials. David Chipperfield Architects 1985-2015”; a retrospective that assembles for the first time in Madrid more than thirty years of professional path of the recognized British architect David Chipperfield. The sample, which will be opened the public in the Museum ICO from September 30, 2015 until January 24, 2016, receives the most relevant projects realized by David Chipperfield in some […]

Couples & Co: 22 Spiegelgeschichten Spanischer Architekten (2000-2015)
08-09-2015 One Comment

Couples & Co: 22 Spiegelgeschichten Spanischer Architekten (2000-2015)

Passed only sixteen years of the century twenty-one, this short period of time well might divide in two equal periods of eight years placing in the center of the above mentioned period the epicentre and explosive of the change in the structures, the strategies and the architectural production. Couples & Co. 22 SPIEGELGESCHICHTEN SPANICHER ARCHITEKTEN, proposes one of many possible readings […]

Reviews | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
07-08-2015 No Comments

Reviews | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

«The text claims and asks for a few scissors in order that they cut it in pieces and re-compose it in another text displacing just beyond. Later, as when it is done well revealed or a cheese, the text is placed carefully in a booth and after a time it is extracted to submit it to the attempt of seeing […]

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 […]

The best books of photography of the year
13-07-2015 No Comments

The best books of photography of the year

The catalogue of the Exhibition of the Project FAME in the Museum ICO (PHE 2014) is included in the qualified exhibition “The best books of photography of the year” in the National Library of Spain. The sample assembles a selection of national and international books specialized in photography and edited in the last year. The exposed publications have been chosen […]

Thermal baths in Vals, Peter Zumthor
07-07-2015 No Comments

Thermal baths in Vals, Peter Zumthor

Las Termas de Vals es un edificio construido en Suiza por el arquitecto Peter Zumthor en 1996. Se trata, como su propio nombre indica, de un complejo termal que se sitúa en la loma de una pronunciada ladera del valle, integrándose con ella y apareciendo con forma de búnker con una serie de perforaciones desde las que se puede contemplar […]

A test on Peter Zumthor | Santiago Carvajal
03-07-2015 No Comments

A test on Peter Zumthor | Santiago Carvajal

Born in 1943 in Basle (Switzerland), he was formed as cabinet-maker, designer and architect in the Kunstgewerbeschule of Basle and in the Pratt Institute of New York. From 1979 it has his own office in Haldenstein, Switzerland; and he is a teacher in the Accademia I gave Architettura de la Università della Svizzera Italiana in Mendrisio. Peter Zumthor gains the […]

Charles Correa. India´s greatest architects
30-06-2015 No Comments

Charles Correa. India´s greatest architects

Charles Correa (Born in Hyderabad, India on September 1, 1930, dead June 16, 2015) he was an Indian architect, town planner, activist, theoretically and a fundamental figure in the world panorama of the contemporary architecture. He studied architecture in the University of Michigan and in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology after which it established a study deprived in Bombay in […]

The vacuity of the critique | Oscar Tenreiro Degwitz
08-06-2015 No Comments

The vacuity of the critique | Oscar Tenreiro Degwitz

All the architects that I named last week and that it was necessary to me to name for reasons of space are children of the Modern Movement in spite of that his individual developments, his personal distances, could be included in created categories ad-hoc by some respected historian by the idea of emphasizing the specificity of his work. Categories certainly […]

Critique and ideology | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
04-05-2015 No Comments

Critique and ideology | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

I do efforts for following the intention of moving away rather what happens in my country to finish a series of comments that it had come doing on the critique. And I speak about effort because the last things that have gone out to the light, which the Venezuelans already we knew and they expose in a more direct way […]

Jan Utzon On Jorn Utzon
21-04-2015 No Comments

Jan Utzon On Jorn Utzon

Jan Utzon, leading architect and son of world-renowned Sydney Opera House designer Jorn Utzon, speaks about his father and his vision for Sydney’s most famous building.

The girder in the eye. Written in time
16-04-2015 No Comments

The girder in the eye. Written in time

“The writings of this book arise from the pessimism that wakes up the puerile optimism of this time, this acobardamiento before the uncertainties that it leads to sticking to any mirage of salvation. From a personal look. With the will to indicate what seems moralist goes unlikely without any intention but of putting the eye there where I think that […]