Tag: arquitectura industrial

The TICs and the uncertain future of the city | Guido Cimadomo
11-02-2019 No Comments

The TICs and the uncertain future of the city | Guido Cimadomo

To understand the evolution of the contemporary city it is necessary to see the influence that information technology (TIC) and the increase of its use is producing in society. Its application in different sectors of society is of extreme importance for urban development and marks the economic, social and political future of cities. ICTs are based on a spatial structure […]

Can Ricart Municipal Sports Complex in Raval | vora
02-01-2019 No Comments

Can Ricart Municipal Sports Complex in Raval | vora

The Can Ricart Municipal Sports Complex is a building located in the heart of the south Raval, in Barcelona, an area with important performances in recent years. The equipment is important for the revitalization of the neighborhood in its traditionally more degraded sector, and it has to contribute to the integration of all social sectors inhabitants of the area through […]

The hand that moves the crane | Javier Mozas
23-07-2018 No Comments

The hand that moves the crane | Javier Mozas

In the early years of the 20th Century, Henry Ford spoke of the rationality of the production process and justified the extreme proximity of his machines in the production plant -greater than that of any other company in the world-, for an unnecessary separation of only six inches would end up passing on extra costs to the consumers. Fordism fattened […]

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 […]

Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the extraodinary thing. Asturias, 1954-1980
27-02-2018 No Comments

Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the extraodinary thing. Asturias, 1954-1980

This exhibition, which can turns in the ICO Museum from February 15 to May 6, 2018, there shows the concept of total work developed for Denim Palaces concerning five hydroelectric power stations realized in Asturias. The exhibition centres on the work that, fruit of 30 years of collaboration with Hidroeléctrica del Cantábrico, it materialized in five Asturian electric power stations […]

Rehabilitation and extension of the Gon-Gar Garage | NUA Arquitectures
31-01-2018 No Comments

Rehabilitation and extension of the Gon-Gar Garage | NUA Arquitectures

The project of extension and rehabilitation of Workshops Gon-Gar reorganizes an industrial clúster of organic growth formed by two industrial ships and the housing of the property, which form this company of repair of agricultural machinery. The set is inserted des of almost 50 years ago in the center of the urban compact plot of Benissanet, a small population of […]

The monumental emptiness by Nikola Dobrović | Jelena Prokopljević
29-01-2018 No Comments

The monumental emptiness by Nikola Dobrović | Jelena Prokopljević

En la primavera de 2014, se cumplieron quince años desde los ataques aéreos de la OTAN sobre Belgrado y de la destrucción parcial de lo que muchos arquitectos coincidirían en calificar como uno de los mejores ejemplos del modernismo socialista yugoslavo: El Cuartel General del Ejército Yugoslavo –Generalštab-, obra del arquitecto Nikola Dobrović (1897-1967). Fue construido entre 1956 y 1963 según […]

Edvard Ravnikar's local filter | Jelena Prokopljević
18-12-2017 No Comments

Edvard Ravnikar’s local filter | Jelena Prokopljević

Edvard Ravnikar (1907 Novo Mesto – 1993 Ljubljana) is considered, after Plečnik, though only in the temporary scale, the most important architect of Slovenia. Ljubljana is of Ravnikar, so much or more than of Plečnik, though not always it is recognized. Together with Edo Mihevc he was the founder of the new school of architecture of the socialist Slovenia or Yugoslavian […]

Konstantín Mélnikov: City as sleep machine | Jelena Prokopljević
31-07-2017 No Comments

Konstantín Mélnikov: City as sleep machine | Jelena Prokopljević

In 1929, in full propaganda explosion about the first five-year plan was summoned the contest for the Green City, a neighborhood of rest placed in the green space in the suburbs of Moscow. The first five-year Soviet plan (1928-1932) took as a central topic the large-scale industrialization and the mechanization of all the branches of production, colectivización of the agriculture and […]

Misternutricion flag ship store | as-built | as-built
19-07-2017 No Comments

Misternutricion flag ship store | as-built | as-built

A large store with 30 meters of completely glazed facade and 5-meters headroom are the standards in order to mark in our design an industrial appearance. Bare walls and ceilings, we can only see the building facilities over a dark gray background. They are exclusively interrupted with yellow strips. Two crystal boxes on the yellow strips arrange the indoor area, […]

domohomo arquitectos · Forniture design
06-07-2017 No Comments

domohomo arquitectos · Forniture design

Along the history the big teachers of the architecture penetrated into the design of furniture, enclosed some of them there came companies destined for the design and the manufacture. Because of it today we move to Santiago de Compostela to know the work that they realize in domohomo. Study of architecture and design that it is born in 2011 in […]

The deformed form | Íñigo García Odiaga
03-07-2017 No Comments

The deformed form | Íñigo García Odiaga

In the first glimpse something does not fit, but for against, the set radiates an attractive magnetism. Jean Prouvé constructed together with Charlotte Perriand this prototype for the Lounge of Domestic Arts opposite to the Grand Palais of Paris. Time later it was dismantled, but still some images and schemes remain. Designed for workers of the oil taken root in […]

Estudio Vonna | PYO Arquitectos
03-05-2017 No Comments

Estudio Vonna | PYO Arquitectos

The project for Estudio Vonna is built with distances. Distances with the existing. Distances between materials. Distances between spaces. Distances between objects. Distances between times. The new separates from the existing. Thus, the shop window carpentry is attached to the facade anchoring from the outside, “presenting” the existing structure, appropriating its qualities, detaching itself from it and putting it in […]

Sausage Factory in Segovia | arquitectamoslocos?
10-04-2017 2 Comments

Sausage Factory in Segovia | arquitectamoslocos?

It does little I dedicated an entry of this blog to Curro Inza, and scarcely I mentioned his masterpiece. I did it voluntarily to be able to dedicate an entry to alone her, which deserves it. Campofrío treats itself about the Sausages Factory Postigo, El Acueducto, Campofrío… It has had many names, as they have gone selling or there being […]

Prefabricated classrooms: The ideal alternative for the schools
21-03-2017 No Comments

Prefabricated classrooms: The ideal alternative for the schools

With the increase of the school demand and the insufficiency of space to shelter her, the schools have decided to find rapid, effective and sure alternatives, for what in building it refers. The modular architecture has turned out to be the perfect alternative to give solution to this problematics in many sectors as the managerial one, the logistic one, the […]

Recovery and occupation of an agricultural ship of beginning of s. The XXth | Estudio Serrano + Baquero | Estudio Serrano + Baquero
15-03-2017 No Comments

Recovery and occupation of an agricultural ship of beginning of s. The XXth | Estudio Serrano + Baquero | Estudio Serrano + Baquero

Context. The project is in Nervión’s neighborhood in Seville that, as is observed in the different photographies of epoch and in the ancient mapping, always it has had a strong industrial character. It was for many years the area of supply of the city, with multitude of agricultural plots in which wheat was cultivated especially. Already in 1830 part of […]

Ctrl+Green. Renovation of an industrial space | RuizEsquiroz + Marta Muñoz Arquitectos
08-03-2017 No Comments

Ctrl+Green. Renovation of an industrial space | RuizEsquiroz + Marta Muñoz Arquitectos

Ctrl+Green is a renovation project of an industrial space, changing its use into an office/house in the vicinity of Madrid Río. The architectural strategies are based on duplication and saving, both energy and space. Firstly, we duplicate some architectural elements (the floor and the façade) creating active chambers. Secondly, and thanks to the first strategy, we save and store energy […]

Interview to José Ramón Alonso Pereira · INCUNA
03-01-2017 No Comments

Interview to José Ramón Alonso Pereira · INCUNA

The journalist Victor Guillot converses, in the frame of the Days XVIII International of Industrial Heritage, with José Ramón Alonso Pereira (ETS Architecture, Universidade gives Corunna. Spain). Madrid (1953), architect ETSAM (1977), doctor UPM (1983), teacher to title USC (Santiago de Compostela 1987), professor of university UDC (Corunna 1991) of History of the Architecture and of the Urbanism in the […]

Urbanismo Lento | Íñigo García Odiaga
11-11-2016 173 Comments

Urbanismo Lento | Íñigo García Odiaga

The construction of the city was historically a process slow and based on the apilamiento of strata. On the Roman city the medieval one was arising, Arabic or Jewish later and of chronological form all the urban forms typical of every epoch. In the middle of the 20th century, it gave beginning for against an expansive urbanism, of unlimited growth. […]

Transformation of an old store into a NUA study | NUA Arquitectures
07-09-2016 No Comments

Transformation of an old store into a NUA study | NUA Arquitectures

Tarragona, strategically located on a hill, has a close relationship with the Mediterranean. This geographical duality makes it possible to find such privileged places such as this studio, one of the few workplaces of the city with a sea view. The aim of the project is to bring back the space used as storage for a long time and turn […]

The simulated city | Marc Chalamanch
13-06-2016 No Comments

The simulated city | Marc Chalamanch

“A place can be defined as a place of identity, relational and historical, a space that cannot be defined as a space of identity not as relational not as historically, one will define not place. (…)” “Not places, spaces of anonymity”, Marc Augé The cities make up, turned into perfect images, to be able to sham for what the company […]

La 3 del Senpa. Multiple uses center | LiquenLAV
11-05-2016 No Comments

La 3 del Senpa. Multiple uses center | LiquenLAV

SENPA. Sociocultural Center. The building to rehabilitating and re-conditioning was forming a part of the network of stores of grain of the National Service of Agrarian Products (SENPA). In particular it´s a type G storage building, it´s role was to accept, storage and manage the grain production. This kind of constructions got gable roof and brick walls. Despite of being […]

The city protagonist of the territory TIC | Marc Chalamanch
18-04-2016 No Comments

The city protagonist of the territory TIC | Marc Chalamanch

Entered the 21st century there has vanished the city of the technologies of the information that were prophesying, a few decades ago, the futurólogos disguised as gurus. Neither it has come near to the totalitarian tecnópolis denounced by the nostalgic ones of “any last time always is better”. It turns out interesting to revise the bold Messianic predictions that the […]

The physical reality in a dematerialized company| Marc Chalamanch
07-09-2015 No Comments

The physical reality in a dematerialized company| Marc Chalamanch

We are the first generation of the history that forms a part of an immersed company in an unstoppable process of desmaterialización; whereas as architects we continue working with the slow and costly transformation of the materiality. The information has placed in the center of the economic, political, social and cultural development of our company, and there marks each of […]

About of the paradigm informacional | Marc Chalamanch
01-06-2015 No Comments

About of the paradigm informacional | Marc Chalamanch

In plenary session s. The XXIst our company tries to adapt to the fast transformation of the commanding current models, who are antagonistic over those that they predominated in last century. The company is situated immersed in a transition towards a new paradigm that already one was coming preparing from the Cold War, transition that we are experiencing as a […]

Center for the service of food distribution, Camp Clar | NUA Arquitectures
25-03-2015 No Comments

Center for the service of food distribution, Camp Clar | NUA Arquitectures

Camp Clar’s neighborhood, created at the beginning of 1960 to lodge the workers of the petrochemical companies who appeared during the industrialization of the city, forms a part of this family of polygons of rapid construction that work normally linked to the cities but support simultaneously his own autonomy and adopt an urban classic morphology based on the disposition orientated […]

Intermediae-Matadero | Arturo Franco-Fabrice van Teslaar
11-02-2015 One Comment

Intermediae-Matadero | Arturo Franco-Fabrice van Teslaar

The project is born inside the area of the former Slaughter house of Madrid belonging to a program of cultural content promoted by the Town hall. A complex of more than twenty ships constructed by the architect Luis Bellido towards 1907 who tries to turn, now, into a new cultural area of forefront where different institutions have assumed the management […]

Buildings
08-01-2015 No Comments

Buildings

‘Buildings’ proposes a trip for the Spanish contemporary architecture in company of more than thirty architects of prestige who will count the keys of his most recent work. In the next weeks the new series of 2, which Marina Collazo directs, will appear to schools, hospitals, cultural centers, houses, industrial buildings, centers of interpretation and audiences, grouped thematicly. In spite […]

Nave 8b de Matadero Madrid | Arturo Franco
31-12-2014 No Comments

Nave 8b de Matadero Madrid | Arturo Franco

In a small ship of the former slaughter house of Madrid, the ship 8 B, have withdrawn the tiles of a cover from themselves in poor condition, have been piled up and have interfered inside to solve a need. Hitherto there might come the summary of this intervention. The slaughter house of Madrid was projected concerning 1907 and constructed during […]

Pierre Chareau. Maison de Verre
18-12-2014 No Comments

Pierre Chareau. Maison de Verre

«Maison de verre» of Pierre Chareau, Pierre Chareau, constructed between 1928 and 1931, in the rue Saint-Guillaume, of Paris. The Maison de Verre (in Frenchman Casa of glass) was constructed between 1928 and 1932 in Paris, France. Constructed according to the international style in the architecture, the design of the house emphasized in three fundamental features: the sincerity of the […]