Tag: arquitectura italiana

Utopía/Nutopia | Miquel Lacasta
08-02-2019 No Comments

Utopía/Nutopia | Miquel Lacasta

The 60s were the age of the megastructures, the age of the Utopian dreams, the age of the revolts against the established. In turn they were the epoch of the construction of the imaginary common one. The age of a politicallly active, almost arrogant optimism; At the beginning of the 70, probably for pure law of the pendulum, it came […]

The blue of the sky | Marcelo Gardinetti
20-04-2018 No Comments

The blue of the sky | Marcelo Gardinetti

“I believe that when the architecture appears the aim to be able to be trasmitida, of being able to interpret the situations of the reality and places inside the historical rational process, it is in conditions to have progressive character”. Aldo Rossi1 From the 60s, Aldo Rossi‘s texts express a way of seeing the architecture that contradicts the unidirectional criterion […]

Sequential | Marcelo Gardinetti
16-03-2018 No Comments

Sequential | Marcelo Gardinetti

A condition emphasized in Il Redentore’s design is that it reaches the unit of set by means of a skilful disposition of autonomous parts. This quality that demonstrates in the tracing of the plant, in the succession amalgamated of volumes and in the composition stratified of front, answers to the exact balance that Palladio reaches in his maturity proyectual. Every […]

Ventura Rodríguez. Arquitecto de la Ilustración
16-01-2018 No Comments

Ventura Rodríguez. Arquitecto de la Ilustración

La exposición “Ventura Rodríguez, arquitecto de la Ilustración”, celebrada con motivo del 300 aniversario de su nacimiento, está organizada por la Consejería de Cultura, Turismo y Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid, la Secretaría de Estado de Cultura del Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte y la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando. En enero de 1788, apenas dos […]

Carving | Íñigo García Odiaga
08-01-2018 No Comments

Carving | Íñigo García Odiaga

When in 1923 Sigfried Giedion delivered his speech opposite to the students of design during the week of opening of the Bauhaus, his principal message was of “listening to the material and to uncover the secret life of the amorphous thing”. Uncovering the art caught in the matter it is not necessary to excavate but deal, for that deal is […]

Having fingerprint | Íñigo García Odiaga
30-10-2017 No Comments

Having fingerprint | Íñigo García Odiaga

It is evident that the constructed marks the place, annotates and defines it, for what his track is commendable and permanent in the time, the mass of the built-up thing can be even felt. It is not a fingerprint, is not the vestige that anybody or something has left there, but the lasting presence of the constructed. But in addition […]

Assembling | Íñigo García Odiaga
07-08-2017 No Comments

Assembling | Íñigo García Odiaga

Assembling is for definition the action to join pieces or parts, and implies the that cannot be waived appearance of a meeting. Often it is the expressiveness of the meeting the one that makes the architecture legible and understandable, since it is there where there has remained registered the information on which the construction is based. For the eye of […]

Gabriele Basilico. Entropy and urban space
08-06-2017 No Comments

Gabriele Basilico. Entropy and urban space

El Museo ICO inaugura la exposición “Gabriele Basilico. Entropía y espacio urbano“, primera gran retrospectiva en España del conocido como “El fotógrafo de la ciudad“. La muestra se enmarca en la Sección Oficial de PHotoEspaña 2017 y podrá verse hasta el próximo 10 de septiembre. Comisariada por Ramón Esparza y con la colaboración de Giovanna Calvenzi y el Studio Gabriele […]

Madrid ’54. The Expo that was not | Alberto Ruiz
24-04-2017 No Comments

Madrid ’54. The Expo that was not | Alberto Ruiz

La capitalidad de la nación fue un asunto fundamental para el régimen de Franco. La duración sostenida del frente de Madrid desde los últimos días del año 1936 hasta el final de la guerra había provocado considerables daños materiales, especialmente en la zona oeste de la capital —Ciudad Universitaria, barrio de Moncloa, Gran Vía— cuya reparación se convirtió en asunto […]

Light Boxes | Íñigo García Odiaga
06-02-2017 No Comments

Light Boxes | Íñigo García Odiaga

Louis Kahn managed to assure that a space where it should not enter the natural light, might not considered an architectural space. The affirmation though maybe slightly exagerate, it is undoubtedly suggestive. In fact the architecture in one of his multiple definitions might decide as the art of controlling the light, and control her in addition depending on the climate […]

Moneo, from the idea of front | Marcelo Gardinetti
06-01-2017 No Comments

Moneo, from the idea of front | Marcelo Gardinetti

Incorporated into a determinant plot of the local identity, Rafael Moneo‘s intervention for the town hall of Murcia achieves his contextual agreement by means of the observance of the protagonism of the buildings that compose the historical heart of the city up to reaching a complementación without fractures. The Moneo´s operation around it is focused in heightening the existing architectures, […]

The analogous statement of Aldo Rossi | Marcelo Gardinetti
21-11-2016 No Comments

The analogous statement of Aldo Rossi | Marcelo Gardinetti

In the second half of the 20th century, the architectural search of postwar period strains for reaching an alternative offer of the modernity. You appear as Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Braun, Charles Moore and Robert Stern were promoting, in tuning in with the consumer capitalism, a return to the representation and the symbolism suppressed by the modern movement, not to […]

Architecture and Ornamentation drawings from the National Library of the XIX century
17-11-2016 No Comments

Architecture and Ornamentation drawings from the National Library of the XIX century

This new exhibition of the National Library – curated by Pedro Moleón and Isabel García-Toraño – is articulated in seven different sections: Personalities, Academy (which is divided into three sections: Classical Orders, Architecture and Perspective and Obtaining the title of architect in The Royal Academy of San Fernando), The Journey (divided in turn into Spain Journey and Travelling outside Spain), […]

Cesare Brandi. The classic language of the architecture
22-09-2016 No Comments

Cesare Brandi. The classic language of the architecture

The intention of this book is to re-discover the essence of the classic architecture, since he avoids the simple chronological succession of the styles and chooses like alternative certain epochs to explain his evolution. The lucid descriptions of Cesare Brandi, prestigious historian of the art, they present the evolution of the classic orders along the history across some singular buildings […]

Objects of affection | Jorge Rodríguez
09-09-2016 No Comments

Objects of affection | Jorge Rodríguez

‘I nonetheless am deformed by the links by the things that surround me. As a mollusk that lives in his shell, this way I live in the 19th century, which is now ahead useless as an uninhabited shell. I put on it in the ear.’ Walter Benjamin Aldo Rossi was saying of his architecture that the things saw with great […]

The Unremovable Ship | José Goñi
12-02-2016 No Comments

The Unremovable Ship | José Goñi

Comparing it what it represents, little it is necessary to say technically on “Le Vele” of Scampia. They were constructed between 1962 and 1975 by the architect Francesco Di Salvo, who died in 1977 and Le Corbusier followed in his construction some of the guidelines. Le Vele they are 4 buildings of big dimensions arranged in his front with terraces […]

Aldo Rossi's lesson | José Ramón Hernández Correa
22-01-2016 One Comment

Aldo Rossi’s lesson | José Ramón Hernández Correa

At the end of the seventies until middle of the eighties of the century twenty (I joust the period in which I studied architecture in the ETSAM), the Modern Movement was already criticized without mufflers. In the school one was speaking about the modern ones and, in general, still one was admiring them, but already the reverential respect had got […]

Abstract transmutation of Gianfranco Spada | Ángel Gonzalez García
04-09-2015 No Comments

Abstract transmutation of Gianfranco Spada | Ángel Gonzalez García

Contemporary architecture has often derived inspiration from the different forms and expressions of modern art, generally from abstract art. Many of the iconic buildings of modern architecture, which every architect holds in their mind’s eye, can be directly associated with works of art or artistic movements. These architectural works, having undergone a process of purification and transposition, are like artistic […]

The shipwreck | Sergio de Miguel
20-07-2015 43 Comments

The shipwreck | Sergio de Miguel

“L´Architecttura, in quanto arte, è fenomeno felice, rarissimo e personale.” Adalberto Libera 1. As it want to that we look seeing what others saw a lot before that we and that walk stepping the stepped of others, could not by less than sobresaltarme when contemplating the surprising figure, found by chance in a recóndita Mediterranean coast, of a wonderful sailboat […]

The conciliation of Liberates and Malaparte | Marcelo Gardinetti
12-06-2015 No Comments

The conciliation of Liberates and Malaparte | Marcelo Gardinetti

“What arranges here the house is the self-sufficiency that allows the sky and the land, the gods and the mortal ones to form the only unit with the things”.1 During the decade of 1930, in full process of consolidation of the modern movement, the transformation of the plastic quality of the object of a part of the architectural European production, […]

Julio Lafuente architect
19-05-2015 No Comments

Julio Lafuente architect

Julio Lafuente García was born in Madrid in 1921 (2013). It emigrated to France with his family and studied architecture in the National Top School of Fine arts of Paris. After the war, it decided to begin his “Grand Tour” in Italy in a motorcycle BMW. In Rome one found the effervescent cultural environment of the “Dolce Vita” and fell […]

New Generations 2014: Futurology
24-10-2014 No Comments

New Generations 2014: Futurology

The New GenerationsFestival 2014: Futurology, will take place in Florence (Palazzina Reale, Holy Maria Novella – Piazza Stazione forms a corner with route Valfonda) on the 28th, November 29 and 30, 2014. This time organized by ‘ Cultural New Generations Association ‘ together with the Architects’ Order of Florencia and the Architects’ Foundation of Florencia, they will contribute the results […]

The Antonioni and Vitti´s Cupola | Jorge Gorostiza
03-10-2014 One Comment

The Antonioni and Vitti´s Cupola | Jorge Gorostiza

Jean Michel Frodon in his article ” Venice: of the cinema to the Biennial one … of architecture “, published in the last number of Caimán Cuadernos de Cine, he writes on the exhibition Monditalia, included in the Biennial of Architecture of this year and his amazement before “the revelation of the Cupola, the extraordinary villa constructed privately in the middle of the sixties […]

Trans – Forma
22-09-2014 No Comments

Trans – Forma

In Space SIRVENT, on September 25 at 20:00 there is inaugurated the exhibition of Objects – icons Trans – Forma and there will intervene with the conference ” Art, design and other bagpipes ” David Barro, The Director of the Foundation Luis Seoane. ZANOTTA, company protagonist of the history of the Italian design, and IT MAKES, International Laboratory of Investigation […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (XI) | Cristina García-Rosales
05-09-2014 One Comment

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (XI) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales I have tried to discover a few arquitectas and designers not known for the great public, who maybe design with another look, placing the human being in the center of his projects, that is to say, to the user. The debate is opened. And to end I […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales
29-08-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales The second arquitecta was Rita Fernandez Queimadelos, also not known. It was employed at Madrid, Murcia and Barcelona, even it does little it was living also and was an accustomed internaut at his 92 years. María Juana Ontañón was the fourth woman in obtaining the title of […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales
09-06-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VIII) | Cristina García-Rosales In Spain she was Matilde Ucelay our first arquitecta and since it finishes his studies in 1936, up to the current moment, 72 years have happened and several generations of women. If there is an arquitecta that should be known in Spain she is, she, Matilde Ucelay […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VIII) | Cristina García-Rosales
02-05-2014 One Comment

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VIII) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VII) | Cristina García-Rosales Now Lina Bo Bardi wanted to have a brief recollection for the italo-Brazilian arquitecta. Well it can be said that, together with Eileen Gray, it shaped the feminine side of the modernity. Lina was born in Rome in 1914 and died in Sao Paulo in 1992. He […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VII) | Cristina García-Rosales
11-04-2014 3 Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VII) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VI) | Cristina García-Rosales Now, and by means of a few slight brushstrokes, I would like to mention another great pioneering European arquitecta: Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, deceased on January 23, 2000 in a hospital of Vienna, when it was on the verge of expiring 103 years. This arquitecta specialized herself in the […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VI) | Cristina García-Rosales
11-04-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VI) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (V) | Cristina García-Rosales We spend now to a slightly later stage-1924-1949-and go away to Finland, the so called country of thousand lakes. Aino Marsio Aalto, was a Finnish arquitecta classified in 1924 in Helsinki, companion of the architect Alvar Aalto. Aino and Alvar Aalto. AAA. The signature of the three […]