Tag: arquitectura contemporánea

Design Q & A | Eames Office
07-04-2015 No Comments

Design Q & A | Eames Office

This film is an exploration of Charles and Ray’s design philosophy. In 1969, curator Madame L’Amic of the Musée Arts Decoratifs in Paris, asked five international designers participating in the exhibition Qu’est ce que le design? (What Is Design?) to answer a series of questions about their field. Three years later, the Eameses transferred slides to film to make Design Q&A, which shows images of furniture, toys, exhibitions, […]

Again the critique | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
06-04-2015 No Comments

Again the critique | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

Other times I have written on my first impression of the Gothic architecture, in Chartres, during a juvenile trip. One summer evening I entered to the cathedral his principal portal. To live through the immense space bathed by the light of the west one leaked through the vitrales of the front, at this hour shining in all his brilliance, there […]

The robotic bricklayer | Íñigo García Odiaga
16-03-2015 36 Comments

The robotic bricklayer | Íñigo García Odiaga

The enthusiasm for advancing and for crossing new ways has done that the contemporary architecture has managed to revile even the traditional systems of construction based on the brick and on the workforce of a bricklayer. Overcome Eladio Dieste’s works that from the rational language of the modern movement they were proposing the use of the brick as an element […]

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 […]

420 Nominees
06-02-2015 No Comments

420 Nominees

420 works nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2015 will be exhibited at Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB). The exhibition will remain open at the hall of the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB), from February 2 to March 19, 2015. The aim of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture is to […]

By Parts | Íñigo García Odiaga
12-01-2015 60 Comments

By Parts | Íñigo García Odiaga

The architecture unlike other artistic works, dragged by his own functional definition has presented  many times along the history like a sum of pieces, of stays or of parts. This system compositivo reappears in the architecture more vanguardista, that contradictoriamente does alarde to escape of the composition. That somehow the functionalism, that is to say the proyectación of architectures by […]

Docuvídeo SIAC 1976 Santiago Compostela
25-12-2014 No Comments

Docuvídeo SIAC 1976 Santiago Compostela

Docuvideo of the International I Seminario of Contemporary Architecture, celebrated in 1976 in Santiago de Compostela. International seminar of Architecture in Compost Her, directed by Aldo Rossi concerning the topic “Project and historical city”. The importance of Rossi like builder and as theoretical of the neo-racionalist trend, the tendenza; the presence of other many European important architects, the massive abundance […]

Rem Koolhaas. Conversations with Hans Ulrich Obrist
11-11-2014 No Comments

Rem Koolhaas. Conversations with Hans Ulrich Obrist

This book compiles six interviews that Hans Ulrich Obrist has come supporting with Rem Koolhaas on the most recent topics treated by OMA and I LOVE. In them not only it is composed in a dialogue on the path and the thought of Rem Koolhaas, but there are approached his last Asian works, the public library of Seattle, the House […]

About of the city
14-10-2014 No Comments

About of the city

Rem Koolhaas is one of the big thinkers and contemporary debaters it brings over of the city. Since in 1978 his fundamental text was publishing Delirium of New York, the Dutch architect has been catapulted as one of the voices most listened at the moment of approaching the reflection concerning the contemporary city. His contributions have centred on the study […]

Oak Park | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
13-10-2014 No Comments

Oak Park | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

«The inhabitants of Chicago, who did not like the house Robie, that they were feeling offended by the innovation of his aspect and his long and widespread horizontal lines, tried to ridicule her comparing it with a steam ship the same as the critics were going to say hereinafter of Him Corbusier on his buildings. Without knowing it, they were […]

AproximAciones 2014. Paisaje y sostenibilidad en la arquitectura contempránea suiza
18-09-2014 No Comments

AproximAciones 2014. Paisaje y sostenibilidad en la arquitectura contempránea suiza

The museum will receive from September 18 a new exhibition that an approximation proposes to the architecture Switzerland centred on the landscape and on the sustainable development, on collaboration with the Embassy of Switzerland on Spain. Elegance, rigor, sobriety, and technical perfection are some of the associate qualities of habitual form to the Swiss architecture. Without resigning necessarily them, it […]

Rural architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga
25-08-2014 2 Comments

Rural architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga

There exists the widespread idea of which the contemporary this architecture tied inevitably to the urban thing and therefore to the density of the great city. Nevertheless in territories or companies of life intimately tied to the field, the landscape or definitively the nature, the modern architecture has made way for itself in the rural environment. The rules are different, […]

Alejandro de la Sota. Writings, conversations, conferences
25-07-2014 No Comments

Alejandro de la Sota. Writings, conversations, conferences

The work of the architect Alejandro de la Sota (Pontevedra, 1913 – Madrid, 1996) has been spread profusely so much in Spain as abroad and his influence has been left to feel in several generations of Spanish contemporary architects. In spite of the attention that has lent to his work, the same thing has not happened with his texts. This […]

Living and transforming the reality
02-07-2014 No Comments

Living and transforming the reality

The architecture and the design impress enormously the life of the persons, something that is not of be surprising when both disciplines have a sociological and anthropologic forceful background. In this respect, the book Living and to transforming the reality (2013) by Jose Juan Garza Cavazos, illustrates and gathers projects of architecture and design that express a dialectical white of egg, […]

Interior. Spanish pavilion
23-06-2014 No Comments

Interior. Spanish pavilion

Interior. Spanish pavilion. The Biennial XIVth of Architecture of Venice 2014 Catalogue of the Spanish Pavilion in the Biennial show XIV of Venice 2014 edited by the Foundation Arquia. He gathers the Interior exhibition that has carried out the equipment of the comisariado that has directed Iñaki los Abuse, formed by Inmaculate Conception And. Maluenda, Enrique Encabo y Lluis Imperial […]

Álvaro Siza, order in the chaos
20-06-2014 No Comments

Álvaro Siza, order in the chaos

The portuguese teacher, prize Pritzker 1992, teaches us today an important part of his varied work. Churches, stations, museums, restaurants swimming pools, any space serves to Siza’s talent. “Praise of the light” is a documentary series that does a portrait of contemporary, understood architecture not only as artistic activity, but also pragmatic and utiliario.

Public talk with Glenn Murcutt
15-04-2014 No Comments

Public talk with Glenn Murcutt

Glenn Murcutt (born 25 July 1936) is a British-born Australian architect and winner of the 1992 Alvar Aalto Medal, the 2002 Pritzker Prize and the 2009 AIA Gold Medal. Speaker: Glenn Murcutt Moderator: Aleš Vodopivec, Faculty of architecture, University of Ljubljana

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 […]

Portraits across the eyes of a near-sighted person (III) | epR
28-03-2014 No Comments

Portraits across the eyes of a near-sighted person (III) | epR

The night bird Many Alvar Aalto’s things have been said. That was racionalist, that was organicista, that fought for the independence of Finland in 1917. That he liked the wine, the night and the young women. Maybe they all are true. It would explain Viipuri, Paimio, the Mairea, Otaniemi, Säynätsalo, his circles and his two marriages. Always I remember that […]

Arquia/Maestros
21-03-2014 One Comment

Arquia/Maestros

The collection arquia/maestros is a cultural program designed, produced and edited by the Foundation Arquia consisting of the recordings interviews (audio-visual monographs in DVD) realized to relevant architects of the contemporary architecture. The object of the collection is that out-standing teachers of the architecture transmit his thought, of alive voice, to future generations of architects. On March 25 h, the Foundation […]

Architecture Dadá and Heritage of the Humanidá
13-03-2014 2 Comments

Architecture Dadá and Heritage of the Humanidá

Jose Ramon Sierra Delgado. Professor of the University of Seville and artist recognized internationally – us reveals a concept of Heritage understood like widely joint of visions and contradictory understandings; a link of union between art and architecture that it plans of the vague border of the territory of the affective personal selections; as modal for pretentious and empty defensive […]

Michael Fisac. The delirious history of La Pagoda
21-01-2014 No Comments

Michael Fisac. The delirious history of La Pagoda

The documentary The delirious history of La Pagoda directed by Andrés Rubio describes the demolition in July, 1999 of “The Pagoda”, one of the Michael Fisac’s most popular works. From his of La Mancha origins up to his arrival to Madrid we discover one of the most interesting, complex and unincluded architects of the pro-Franco period and of the transition […]

An intemperate fluency | Marcelo Gardinetti
23-12-2013 No Comments

An intemperate fluency | Marcelo Gardinetti

Most of the works realized in the last years by Zaha Hadid turns out to be works structured under decisively singular bosses of design, where the rough lines of his formal statement constitute the axis of his emblems, over any other variable. These generatrices applied of a strict way in his works, produce works of extravagant figures that can be […]

Exhibition De la Sota in Pontevedra
04-12-2013 No Comments

Exhibition De la Sota in Pontevedra

The exhibition De la Sota in Pontevedra continues the activities carried out in Pontevedra last October on the occasion of the fulfillment of 100 years of Alejandro de la Sota’s birthday. The inaugural colloquium will be at the expense of Manuel Gallego and Pedro of Plain. The exhibition Of the Jack in Pontevedra inagurará next December 12 at 20 hours […]

Guide of Contemporary Architecture of Galicia
27-11-2013 No Comments

Guide of Contemporary Architecture of Galicia

Contemporary Architecture Guide Galicia, which collected 211 works built in Galicia in the last decade by more than 100 Galician, national and international studies. This is a trilingual book, in Spanish, Galician and English with 168 pages and 400 color photographs. In addition to a brief description, includes a precise location that facilitates the visit works, classified by provinces and […]

The spirit of the beehive | Marcelo Gardinetti
08-11-2013 One Comment

The spirit of the beehive | Marcelo Gardinetti

In the last decades of last century, the reformulation of the architecture of the modern movement was seated in the break of the formal autonomy of the work, indicating that the same one is a condition of an urban certain context. Without leaving totally these premises, later reactionary developments the inflexibility of the forms arisen from processes tipológicos, there guaranteed […]

Reconversão
23-10-2013 One Comment

Reconversão

“Reconversão” portrays 17 buildings and projects by Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto Moura, accompanied usually by his own writings. It is a search for his architecture, without critical commentary. Only the tour guide at Braga Stadium offers generalizations, which fit that work well enough, but it may be the exception, not the rule. Souto Moura has the last word: “If there […]

Rafael Moneo. A theoretical reflection from the profession. Materials of file (1961-2013)
23-10-2013 4 Comments

Rafael Moneo. A theoretical reflection from the profession. Materials of file (1961-2013)

The Foundation Barrié presents his new cultural and educational project: Rafael Moneo. A theoretical reflection from the profession. Materials of file (1961-2013), the first great retrospective of the architect. The exhibition, curator for Francisco González de Canales of the Architectural Association of London, is an own production of the Foundation Barrié, organized in collaboration with Rafael Moneo’s study. Jose Maria Arias, […]

Conference Juan Domingo Santos · The Alhambra of Granada. Visions of contemporaneousness
10-10-2013 No Comments

Conference Juan Domingo Santos · The Alhambra of Granada. Visions of contemporaneousness

The Luis Seoane Foundation in collaboration with the Delegation of the COAG in To Corunna they invite to everything become a member of  association to the inaugural lesson of the course “The Secrets of the Architecture 2013/14”, that with the title “The Alhambra of Granada. Visions of contemporaneousness” the Teacher will give of him ETSA of Granada D. Juan Domingo […]

Constructing in the constructed. The architecture like modification
25-09-2013 No Comments

Constructing in the constructed. The architecture like modification

Architecture now faces the difficult position of being true to their time, accepting an unfinished historicity, or force their own redefinition. This book provides a reconciliation between historic and contemporary architecture with a critical journey through some of the most remarkable aspects of twentieth century architectural culture. Constructing in the constructed. The architecture like modification Francisco de Gracia Editorial Nerea, […]