Tag: arquitectura española

Islands, desert, mountain. Degree zero architecture | Josep Lluís Mateo
16-07-2018 No Comments

Islands, desert, mountain. Degree zero architecture | Josep Lluís Mateo

The fascination caused by distant places, in the limit of human existence, places where it might be better to spend than to stay, or where to stay always go along with a vague sense of threat (condition, from romanticism, at the base of the aesthetic experience). The island as a closed, finite place, with endemism as a possibility. The island […]

María Martínez Moreno · MatMap, building materials looking for a new life
12-07-2018 No Comments

María Martínez Moreno · MatMap, building materials looking for a new life

Given the need (and moral obligation) to direct the architecture to the highest standards of sustainability (read here from the set that includes the economy, society and ecology) arise new projects such as MatMap. A platform to give a second to the discarded materials generated in the construction and created by the young architect from Alicante María Martínez Moreno. This […]

Riojana Optics | Blur Arquitectura
10-07-2018 No Comments

Riojana Optics | Blur Arquitectura

We find a fragmented space without an apparent order. A space that has been adapted to the needs of the business over time. We started the project by organizing the program in two clearly differentiated spaces. A first exhibition space with a more public character and directly linked to the street. Space understood as a small square attached to public […]

House C in Costa da Morte | CREUSeCARRASCO
04-07-2018 No Comments

House C in Costa da Morte | CREUSeCARRASCO

The house is located on a high ground 3.5 meters above the road. It is an area of growth of the main urban core where, over the years, 4 and 5-storey housing blocks have been appearing. The planning establishes an alignment that involves the demolition of the retaining wall of the farm and the construction of the entire front of […]

Architecture Guide of Madrid
28-06-2018 No Comments

Architecture Guide of Madrid

Since 1984, the Official College of Architects of Madrid publishes what is undoubtedly the most complete and professional Architecture Guide of Madrid. Our close relationship with architecture and architects at the state level allows us to have content of great didactic and cultural value, and its correct dissemination and value have always been and will be fundamental concerns for the […]

Second opportunities | Silvia Blanco Agüeira
18-06-2018 No Comments

Second opportunities | Silvia Blanco Agüeira

In 1961, just two years after the reconstruction of the Pavilion of the Hexagons in Madrid’s Casa de Campo, there was another surprising breakthrough in the Spanish capital: the arrival of the pavilion that the Duchy of Luxembourg had built at the Brussels World Expo of 1958. “Offered in advantageous conditions”,1 they affirmed the chronicles of the time. Few now […]

Interview with Marina Otero Verzier, woman architect
15-06-2018 No Comments

Interview with Marina Otero Verzier, woman architect

“A society grows and progresses when the elders plant trees knowing that they will never sit in its shade”. Freespace Manifiest On May 25, the XVI Venice Architecture Biennale was inaugurated and will remain open until November 25 with the Irish commissioners Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara as the most responsible and that takes place in the venues of Giardini […]

Tales: Late Night Tales | Joaquín Juberías – Víctor Cano Ciborro
13-06-2018 No Comments

Tales: Late Night Tales | Joaquín Juberías – Víctor Cano Ciborro

The basic conception of housing in architecture tends towards an ideal whose purpose is to provide shelter for one or more inhabitants in a temporal period that extends from the middle to the long term. However, what terms would architecture use when a dwelling must respond to several inhabitants in short periods of time? What tools are available when an […]

Inhabitat Study House 03 | nomarq estudi d’arquitectura
06-06-2018 No Comments

Inhabitat Study House 03 | nomarq estudi d’arquitectura

Neither being nor object can be understood in an isolated way. We define ourselves and gain meaning through interactions and frictions, reactions and relationships. Architecture, an object which hosts life, positions itself halfway between entity and artefact, multiplying the means of friction that surround it. Territory and human being begin a dialogue with each other through landscape and architecture, hence […]

Guide to the 20th-Century Architecture of Tarragona
05-06-2018 No Comments

Guide to the 20th-Century Architecture of Tarragona

“We can only capture time through its manifestations, meaning the traces, places and events where time has been expressed”. Juhani Pallasmaa Architecture and urban planning, along with other disciplines, reflect the structure, evolution and thinking of each era of society (including the most recent history). Many publications have dealt with the subjects of historical, architectural-archaeological, palaeontological, geological and scenic heritage […]

María Tejel · MyRetrobox, time capsules
31-05-2018 No Comments

María Tejel · MyRetrobox, time capsules

On this road, which started some time ago in the Baliza section, it takes us to a stop in Zaragoza, to chat with the architect María Tejel (ETSAB 2009) and the designer Daniel Hernández. These young freelancers began to combine their work with the opportunity to create MyRetrobox,, a project to fight against that tireless and relentless adversary, time, against […]

Carité Clinic. Wellness Space | Piano Piano Studio
30-05-2018 No Comments

Carité Clinic. Wellness Space | Piano Piano Studio

La arquitectura es ante todo un proceso mental, una abstracción necesaria que bebe de contextos tangibles, y cuyo destino es de nuevo el espacio físico. Pero sin ese proceso, sin ese lugar del pensamiento que recoge, medita y proyecta, no es posible su existencia. Adelantarse a los acontecimientos, imaginar una forma de vida o de uso que aún no existe, […]

Muez gastro-bookshop | El Tejado Azul
23-05-2018 No Comments

Muez gastro-bookshop | El Tejado Azul

It’s interesting how architecture, the most normal and common examples of which, still have the ability to surprise us. Within their compactness, dark spaces are hidden and in the expanse of their walls; fragments of life. A mortar door is a renouncing and a creation, a layer of paint, a new intention; a buried pavement, a regret; an indoor balcony, […]

The resonance box of Daiamanti | Elisa Díaz Lorenzo
16-05-2018 No Comments

The resonance box of Daiamanti | Elisa Díaz Lorenzo

“The term RESONANCE refers to a set of phenomena related to the periodic movements in which reinforcement of an oscillation takes place. Increase of the extent of movement of a system”. LOS CUSTOMERS. Amandine and Baldomero are opposite two compatible whose immediate environment is singular and very demanding: both are musical interpreters specialists in the chamber music of the baroque […]

I Edifica. Nearly Null, Passive and Healthy Consumer Buildings Fair (ECCN)
15-05-2018 No Comments

I Edifica. Nearly Null, Passive and Healthy Consumer Buildings Fair (ECCN)

Pamplona will host in June the celebration of ‘Edifica’, the first event at national level on Passivhaus and Almost Consumption Buildings (ECCN) This fair-meeting will take place on June 28, 29 and 30 in Baluarte and will gather more than 5,000 people, including professionals and users, reaffirming Navarra as a national benchmark in Nearly Null and Sustainable Consumption Buildings. The […]

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream
10-05-2018 No Comments

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream

Josep Lluis Sert, un sueño nómada Josep Lluís Sert was the first Spanish architect of international reputation. “Apostle of the rationalism in Spain”. 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. Free verse in a world dominated by the […]

Clinic Dental Ferraces | as-built
09-05-2018 No Comments

Clinic Dental Ferraces | as-built

Materiality, order and lightness to give response to the dialog between the place and his most immediate environment. A place that gives content to a dental clinic and that is abstracted of the exterior chaos across the serenity that his volumetries and interior materials stamp. Used materials: – Volumetric ceiling in plates of carton plaster – Constant pavement of resin […]

El mito de la Castellana, una utopía contemporánea | Antón Capitel
07-05-2018 No Comments

El mito de la Castellana, una utopía contemporánea | Antón Capitel

La Castellana es el gesto urbano más importante de Madrid, un poderosísimo rasgo metropolitano que pocas ciudades tienen. Afortunado fue el momento inicial en que se urbanizó la vaguada del Prado de San Jerónimo y se convirtió en un Paseo (finales del siglo XVIII), y afortunada también la decisión de que, acompañando la cuadrícula del ensanche y siguiendo la vaguada, […]

Premio Juana de Vega de Intervenciones en el Paisaje. Convocatoria 2018 Viviendas unifamiliares
26-04-2018 No Comments

Premio Juana de Vega de Intervenciones en el Paisaje. Convocatoria 2018 Viviendas unifamiliares

This category has for object recognize the best one-family housing, both of new plant and of rehabilitation, which could influence favorably the types of housing that is constructed in Galicia. They can be candidates for the prize lo/s autor/eres of the project. Only will be admitted projects realized in Galicia, which should finish between January 1, 2015 and December 31, […]

Seixo 3.0 | quepasamodernoArquitectos
25-04-2018 No Comments

Seixo 3.0 | quepasamodernoArquitectos

The Angra mount is the geological set that believes in his south slope one of the faces of Barrañán’s raspberry. Bathed by the predominant winds come from the Atlantic Ocean it has like proved a set of rocky rich formations in quartz that they coexist with a dense and low vegetation. Between the skirt of the Angra mount and Barrañán’s […]

Cristina Aparicio · Cleoveo, bio articles that grow with your baby
19-04-2018 No Comments

Cristina Aparicio · Cleoveo, bio articles that grow with your baby

In this new delivery of beacon, we continue knowing the projects in which there have embarked and focused some of our companions. Because of it today we move up to Valladolid to know Cristina Aparicio, who decided to found Cleoveo, his own project inside the textile sector, and focused on the infantile mode. This arquitecta, licensed in 2004 by the High […]

House in Casas Novas | Carbajo Barrios Arquitectos
18-04-2018 No Comments

House in Casas Novas | Carbajo Barrios Arquitectos

The housing is very determined so much by the functional demands of the members of the family that will reside in the housing, in which one of the members moves habitually in wheelchair, since for the topography of the plot, with a strong difference and an important difference of level between this one and the thoroughfare to the one that […]

Carlos Arniches and the interior exile | Alberto Ruiz
16-04-2018 No Comments

Carlos Arniches and the interior exile | Alberto Ruiz

The ICO Museum of Madrid closed a few days ago a magnificent exhibition that, for some weeks, allowed to bring over the public the figures of Carlos Arniches and Martín Domínguez, two architects who were defining his own work not as racionalist, but as reasonably.1 The reasonable architects did not seem to have content too much in the Spain later to the […]

Alejandro de la Sota Pontevedra 1913 – Madrid 1996. Construirse / Construir
12-04-2018 No Comments

Alejandro de la Sota Pontevedra 1913 – Madrid 1996. Construirse / Construir

From April 6 to May 27 the rooms of temporary exhibitions of the Sexto one shelter the exhibition dedicated to the figure of the architect pontevedrés Alejandro de la Sota. The Museum adds with this great sample to the celebration of the year 2018 that the Royal Academy of Fine arts of Galicia dedicates Alejandro de la Sota Martínez’s figure. […]

House in Sanxenxo | Ameneiros Rey · HH arquitectos
04-04-2018 No Comments

House in Sanxenxo | Ameneiros Rey · HH arquitectos

This housing in Sanxenxo, appears initially as the second residence to be used as place of meeting. Placed in a plot in earring, with orientation north – south and conference to the ocean. The project seeks to do a domestic piece, compacts on the outside and liberated in the interior. It is located in the highest part of the plot […]

MatMap
03-04-2018 No Comments

MatMap

MatMap is a web platform that connects companies with materials that already they do not need with professions creative capable of applying them to the sector of the construction. So that the users will have the possibility of announcing those materials that they should want to sell and these in turn will appear geolocalizados with the information relative to his […]

House Between-lines | OLA estudio
28-03-2018 No Comments

House Between-lines | OLA estudio

Located in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia. The house between-lines arises from the desire to systematize and expedite the constructive solutions. Our clients had a tight budget so, in a sense, we had to escape from constructive rhetoric and anything that was not essential. This home is a simple system, both implantation and constructive. Order patterns easily repeatable and without complex […]

When everything sinks | José Ramón Hernández Correa
26-03-2018 No Comments

When everything sinks | José Ramón Hernández Correa

I propose not to speak of sad things in this blog. Principally because it does not serve for anything; not at least to relax. Crying is good, even hygienic, but to complain about everything is of nenazas, or of football players. In addition, what am I going to say? We all know it. Why to insist? So I will not […]

Rehabilitation of traditional housing in Moscoso | Liqe arquitectura
21-03-2018 No Comments

Rehabilitation of traditional housing in Moscoso | Liqe arquitectura

Usually a project involves creating something out of nothing; but sometimes, as in this case, it is about strengthening something that was already there. A long stone building, with a powerful balcony facing the valley, to the north. An elevated shed leaning on a warped and also excessively long wood beam, with three facades made out of stone and one […]

VII Rafael Manzano Prize for New Traditional Architecture
20-03-2018 No Comments

VII Rafael Manzano Prize for New Traditional Architecture

The Rafael Manzano Prize of New Traditional Architecture is mainly aimed to promote in Spain and Portugal traditional architecture as a tool for upgrading the contemporary practice, both in the restoration of architecture or urban ensembles and in new built works which, based on local traditions, are able to harmoniously draw on the context where they are built. This award […]