Tag: arquitectura contemporánea

Domestic Utopias. The house of the Future of Alison and Peter Smithson
01-07-2013 No Comments

Domestic Utopias. The house of the Future of Alison and Peter Smithson

Architecture, landscape, art, design and cinema interlace in this book that goes from the particular thing to the universal thing, provoking a reflexive attitude on the concept of house of the future in the contemporary architecture. The first chapters are uncovering gradually the thought of youth of Alison and Peter Smithson across his first perishable and dreamy works. His house […]

Rem Koolhaas and the modern architecture (P2)
28-06-2013 No Comments

Rem Koolhaas and the modern architecture (P2)

This documentary divides in two episodes. A tour is done by the professional life of Rem Koolhaas, bringing the spectator near to some of his works and principal ideas.

Rem Koolhaas and the modern architecture (P1)
25-06-2013 No Comments

Rem Koolhaas and the modern architecture (P1)

This documentary divides in two episodes. A tour is done by the professional life of Rem Koolhaas, bringing the spectator near to some of his works and principal ideas.

Architecture atemporal | Fernando Freire Forga
17-06-2013 3 Comments

Architecture atemporal | Fernando Freire Forga

Penetrating into topics related to the investigations of the development of the Modern Architecture I thought that there exists a suggestive mien that differentiates and emphasizes the architectural quality of the studied works. The quality to which I refer is that one that allows to estimate the force in the Modern Architecture:  “The timelessness ”. CCertain it is that one […]

Enrique Padial-Sonia Sanz-Carlos Rincón · Tourism | arquiRUTAS
13-06-2013 No Comments

Enrique Padial-Sonia Sanz-Carlos Rincón · Tourism | arquiRUTAS

Sonia Sanz Gavián and Enrique Padial Hidalgo dealed his studies of Architecture in Madrid and for more than one decade, they direct his own Study of Architecture, “Padial Gavián Study. Architecture and Urbanism, S.L” and Carlos Rincón Perez, Technical Architect, has been collaborating, every time with more assiduity. Which has been your formation and professional path before Arquirutas? Enrique Padial […]

Álvaro Siza. Complete Works 1952-2013
11-06-2013 One Comment

Álvaro Siza. Complete Works 1952-2013

“The architecture is increasingly complicated. Numerous problems arise. She is not accepted as an art. It is an almost taboo to say that the architecture is an art. Nowadays, the quality in the architecture is in the habit of provoking a negative reaction. Because of it, sometimes I have the need to stop and do sketch to me. Also I […]

The Architect's Home · Gennaro Postiglione
10-05-2013 No Comments

The Architect’s Home · Gennaro Postiglione

“These jewels of contemporary architecture are classic abodes with the shared distinction of being inhabited by their designers” -enRoute, Montreal Gennaro Postiglione and the publishing house Taschen join to realize a trip across teachers’ Autobiographical Homes of the 20th century. Architects like Him Corbusier, Alvar Aalto, Walter Gropius, Peter Behrens, Jose Antonio Coderch or Alison*Peter Smithson opens the doors of […]

Premiere of documentary "Jose Luis Sert / A nomadic dream" in the Joan Miró Foundation
03-04-2013 One Comment

Premiere of documentary “Jose Luis Sert / A nomadic dream” in the Joan Miró Foundation

Alè Produccions, Oberon Cinematogràfica, The Perifèrica Produccions, IFFI Productions and Spanish Television, in collaboration with the Fundació Joan Looked of Barcelona and with the support of Televisió of Catalonia, invite you to the presentation of the documentary: José Luis Sert / A nomadic dream José Luis Sert was the first Spanish architect of international fame. Apostle of the rationalism in […]

Mies van der Rohe Award 2013 [finalists]
06-02-2013 One Comment

Mies van der Rohe Award 2013 [finalists]

The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the five finalists who will compete for the 2013 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. In total, 335 works in 37 European countries were nominated for the award. An expert jury drew up the final shortlist (details below). The overall winner of […]

Defense of the defensible thing | bRijUNi
01-02-2013 2 Comments

Defense of the defensible thing | bRijUNi

The history of the contemporary architecture, that is to say, from “the death” of the modern movement, it is the history of the search of the approximation to the company. First with the review that the young members of the CIAM propose in the TEAM 10, looking for an urbanism more human and nearer to what today we name fenomenología. […]

J.L. Sert / A nomadic dream
11-01-2013 One Comment

J.L. Sert / A nomadic dream

Jose Luis Sert was the first Spanish architect of international reputation. Apostle of the rationalism in Spain and Dean of the Faculty of Harvard’s Architecture during almost two decades, Sert was also a man full of contradictions. A rebellious spirit. A free verse in a world dominated by the copy and the reproduction seriada. Member of a known aristocratic family […]

Days Modernity and Contemporaneousness
27-11-2012 No Comments

Days Modernity and Contemporaneousness

On the 17th and 18th of December we organize the days of architecture Modernity and Contemporaneousness, which will be celebrated in the assembly hall of the Technical Top School of Architecture of the Universidade gives Corunna, from 9.30 to 15 hours, with the following program: Monday on December 17 FERNANDO AGRASAR QUIROGA (UDC. Grupo GICAP) La modernidad del siglo XX […]

Crafts Heart
06-07-2012 No Comments

Crafts Heart

The I Meeting of the Traditional and Popular Crafts of Galicia organized by the Council of Economy and Industry of the Autonomous government of Galicia of Galicia, across the Foundation Galician Center of the Crafts and of the Design, turns Agolada into the Heart of the Crafts. The Pendellos, declared historical artistic set in the year 1985, fill with life […]

(:) Siza
29-03-2012 624 Comments

(:) Siza

(2 points) is a publication dedicated to the analysis of relevant projects of the contemporary architecture from the point of view of his construction. An attentive study to the materialization of every design, for which different scales of a project are reproduced, penetrating into less evident aspects of the current architecture. Ibere Camargo begins this series of publications with the […]

Boletín Académico. Revista de investigación y arquitectura contemporánea [No 2]
06-03-2012 One Comment

Boletín Académico. Revista de investigación y arquitectura contemporánea [No 2]

One year ago saw the light the first number of Boletín Académico. Revista de investigación y arquitectura contemporánea. With him a new stage was beginning adapting the magazine both to the new mass media and to the requirements demanded by the publications científi cas contemporary. Across the second number we want to consolidate this project, gathering a set of original […]

Domesticating the water | Íñigo García Odiaga
31-07-2011 55 Comments

Domesticating the water | Íñigo García Odiaga

During these months of summer, many persons will use facilities or structures created by the architecture to amplify or to improve the leisure and the enjoyment of the natural environment in the summer epoch. The contemporary architecture, more that any other one, it has exploited his relation with the leisure and the nature as a way of bringing the forefront […]

Brazilian Architecture: Paulo Mendes da Rocha
07-07-2011 39 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Paulo Mendes da Rocha’s architecture shocks already to the first sight: it demonstrates, in spite of only observing it, his condition of fruit of a creative action, for the opportunity of his emergency, for the consistency of his spatial structure and, in end, for the solvency of his plasticity. No gesture of the author who betrays alleviation or impulse of […]

Finalists of the prize of contemporary architecture Prize Mies Go Der Rohe 201
23-03-2011 30 Comments

Finalists of the prize of contemporary architecture Prize Mies Go Der Rohe 201

The European Commission and the Foundation Mies go der Rohe have announced the six finalists that will compete by the Prize of Contemporary Architecture of the European Union – Prize Mies go der Rohe 2011, selected from 343 works in 33 European countries. The ceremony of the prize will celebrate  on 20 June in the Pavilion Mies go der Rohe […]

Modernity | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
06-02-2011 27 Comments

Modernity | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

It did not like him use the words home or house. It preferred to use shelter. A shelter that condensed at the same time his technical and formal world and his familiar world and human. The architect Ramón Vázquez Molezún chose personally the place for emplazarlo, on the zone of wastes of an ancient factory of salazón, in the extreme […]

The ordinary thing
02-02-2011 25 Comments

The ordinary thing

This book gathers a series of articles that approach the notion of the ordinary thing in architecture and trace, across the selection of tests, a genealogy of this category in the theory of the architecture throughout last forty years. The expression the ordinary thing constitutes the common denominator of a series of notions that have relation with the appropriation and […]

An imaginary walk by Oak Park | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
20-10-2010 51 Comments

An imaginary walk by Oak Park | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

The same ephemeris that today celebrate with the house Robie would have to share it with the following buildings: The factory of turbines of the To.And.G. Of Behrens, the house Milá of Gaudí, the terminación of the School of Art of Glasgow of Mackintosh or the house Steiner of Loos, for quoting some… is not a bad competition. However, the […]

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

Archigram. Experimental Architecture 1961-74

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 and introduction […]

Modernist House. Gregori Warchavchik
07-08-2009 52 Comments

Modernist House. Gregori Warchavchik

Built by Gregori Warchavchik in the Rua Itápolis in the suburb of Pacaembu, São Paulo, the Casa Modernista [Modernist House] was inaugurated on 26 March, 1930 with a major exhibition of modern art. The show, which lasted until 20 April and which attracted over 20,000 visitors, presented a coordinated complex of architecture and interior design, allowing the perception of the […]

Brazilian Architecture: Gregori Warchavchik
07-08-2009 60 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: Gregori Warchavchik

Gregori I. Warchavchik (Odessa, on April 2, 1896 – São Paulo, on July 27, 1972) was one of the principal names of the first generation of architects of the Modern Movement of Brazil. There was treating himself about one architect of Russian origin, that it came to Brazil in 1923, after happening for Italy, where it began his studies of […]

Glass house. João Batista Vilanova Artigas
07-07-2009 1,511 Comments

Glass house. João Batista Vilanova Artigas

Constructed in the same area that the first residence of the architect (1942), the house is placed to the bottom of the lot, inside a garden. Concebida as a linear volume, presents a cover inclined to two waters inside that generates a great vertical clearance in the room of being and the second plant in the end of the building, […]

Residence Saavedra. Lucio Costa
07-07-2009 44 Comments

Residence Saavedra. Lucio Costa

“Our house appears, this way, almost always little decked and poor person, compared with the opulence of the palaces and villas Italians… Nevertheless, to affirm that it does not take any value as a work of architecture is something that does not correspond to the reality.” Lucio Costa. The Residence Saavedra is located in Correias, in Petrópolis, RJ. House of […]

Brazilian Architecture: Lucio Costa
07-07-2009 44 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: Lucio Costa

The Brazilian architect Lucio Costa was born in France in 1902 and expired in Rio of Janeiro in June, 1998. Son of Brazilians, realized the basic studies in England and Switzerland, until 1916, and architect graduated in 1924, in the Art school, in the city of Rio of Janeiro. The interest woken up by Lucio Costa’s works comes from the […]

Brazil
07-07-2009 1,418 Comments

Brazil

1) Like INTRODUCTION ON THE MODERN BRAZILIAN ARCHITECTURE. According to Kenneth Frampton, the beginning of the modern Brazilian architecture can distinguish in the company formed by Lucio Costa y Gregori Warchavichk, Russian architect, who was employed at Italy influenced by the futurists. The appointment of Coast, after the revolution of 30 of Getulio Vargas, as the director of the art […]

Brazilian Architecture: João Batista Vilanova Artigas
08-01-2009 31 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: João Batista Vilanova Artigas

Since we know, the architecture of the modern Brazilian movement was coming from tropes extracted from the syntax of the purism from Him Corbusier, principally the use of pilotis and the traffic by means of ramps. Both elements would acquire one paper emphasized in the evolution of Vilanova Artigas’s architecture once drifted apart from Wright; an influence that still was […]