Tag: concrete architecture

House in Mera | Patricia Sabín – Enrique M. Blanco
04-12-2019 No Comments

House in Mera | Patricia Sabín – Enrique M. Blanco

A small holiday home in Mera –Oleiros -, the result of a family with two children. A friendly environment in the natural, on an intermediate scale, in a context suitable for living on foot, but difficult in the next built. Absence of references in their environment beyond orientation. An ostensibly triangular plot, with more than seventy meters along the road. […]

Casa Almudena | Jesús Perales Arquitecto
27-11-2019 No Comments

Casa Almudena | Jesús Perales Arquitecto

THE COMMISSION Almudena and Jordi asked us to design a ground floor house, for them and their two children to live in. They have many hobbies, such as music, arts and crafts and cooking. They always look forward to spending time together as a family. The objective of the property was clear: for all the members of this small family […]

Rehabilitación de vivienda unifamiliar en Miraflores | fuertespenedo arquitectos
06-11-2019 No Comments

Rehabilitación de vivienda unifamiliar en Miraflores | fuertespenedo arquitectos

La vivienda está ubicada en el lugar de Miraflores, Muros, un pequeño núcleo rural de carácter tradicional, formado por un conjunto de viviendas de piedra y un elevado número de hórreos que en su día albergaban, secaban y curaban las plantaciones de maíz. La vivienda se sitúa en una parcela de fuerte pendiente, originalmente se componía de dos volúmenes adosados, […]

Kahn in Exeter | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
11-01-2016 31 Comments

Kahn in Exeter | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

When Luis Kahn (1901-1974) made to himself present in the world of the architecture, from his offers for Philadelphia and the construction of the Medical Towers of the University of Pennsylvania (1957-65), the impact of his work, and especially of his speech, it was extraordinary. To his death it might be said that they did not remain followers but adorers, […]

Liquid mass | Íñigo García Odiaga
09-05-2014 No Comments

Liquid mass | Íñigo García Odiaga

Though it could look like a terrible contradiction, already from the 50s, architects like Michael Fisac have experimented with the liquid properties of the concrete. A like cement mass that acquires a stony condition after his plotted one, but that in origin is a fluid that allows to treat it as an effective form. The concrete therefore adopts the form […]

Monuments of concrete | Íñigo García Odiaga
16-12-2013 No Comments

Monuments of concrete | Íñigo García Odiaga

The first half of the 20th century supposed the accession of the reinforced concrete as the new material of the architecture. His structural capacity opened the way for the inventiveness in the sense of the utilization of big structures of concrete for building public. Still today this generation of architects and engineers who experimented with new forms derived from the […]

External interiors [I] | Íñigo García Odiaga
24-05-2013 No Comments

External interiors [I] | Íñigo García Odiaga

This text is the first part of a comparison between two houses that to the eyes of the western mentality have at the same time something of incomprehensibly and something of attractive crux. Two houses constructed with a difference of thirty years that solve a similar typology, which we might name of “one-family urban”, both in cities of Japan and […]

II FP Competition FYM-Italcementi
03-12-2012 No Comments

II FP Competition FYM-Italcementi

The School of Architecture of the University of Navarra, together with the Group FYM Italcementi, promotes this international contest in which it rewards  the project end of career (PFC) that, by his quality, innovation, originality or creativity, resalte the utilisation of the concrete inside an architectural project. Prizes 2013 – It will concede  a prize to the PFC that the […]

La conquista de la esbeltez  (1910 – 2010) | Felix Candela
24-02-2010 28 Comments

La conquista de la esbeltez (1910 – 2010) | Felix Candela

Count Duque.Madrid.center February 24 on April 18, 2010. The commemorative exhibition of the Centenary of Félix Candela’s birth (1910-1997) one of the more outstanding leading men of the Laminar Adventure of the Modern Architecture, shows a part representing his life and work, that has been selected and presented, with the dual objective of spreading, not only the knowledge and the […]

Hormigón armado en España. 1890-1936
21-01-2010 29 Comments

Hormigón armado en España. 1890-1936

Series of arches exhibition hall Nuevos Ministerios. Madrid. 28 January on 25 April 2010. The exhibition wants to announce to the public the birth and first development in Spain of reinforced concrete constructions, one of the materials more distinctive of the twentieth CENTURY today fully built in to our everyday landscapes. Through the rapprochement to works and more representantive figures, […]

Miguel Fisac. Huesos Varios
04-02-2008 34 Comments

Miguel Fisac. Huesos Varios

The Exhibition Miguel Fisac_Varius Bones, raises a tour along the accomplishments of hollow girders with forms similar to bones structures that the architect Miguel Fisac developed throughout the sixties. The sample stops in the curious processes of prefabricación, assembly and patents tied to the advances in the field of the prestressed concrete. The collaboration of the architect with Ricardo Barredo […]