Tag: arquitectura madrileña

Concerning Fernando Higueras. From...
14-11-2017 No Comments

Concerning Fernando Higueras. From…

Fernando Higueras Díaz, is born in Madrid on November 26, 1930. It deals studies in the Institute School and of graduate in the College of Madrid I Study. It finishes in 1959 the career of architecture in the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid. The Foundation Fernando Higueras has cultural character and has as aims: “The study, cataloguing, conservation […]

Programa de formación “ENC_17024” de Arquitasa en Madrid. Nivel I
21-09-2017 No Comments

Programa de formación “ENC_17024” de Arquitasa en Madrid. Nivel I

ARQUITASA es una Sociedad de Tasación HOMOLOGADA por el BANCO DE ESPAÑA, con 30 años de existencia e implantación en todo el territorio español y en varios países latinoamericanos. ARQUITASA está integrada en el grupo empresarial AGIFI, (GIA, en Latinoamérica) junto a las empresas GINPROSA, INZAMAC,FUCTURA e ION, desarrollando, además de sus trabajos de  valoración, tasación y avalúos, una labor de CAPACITACIÓN de profesionales, asesoramiento a Administraciones Públicas y empresas privadas, elaboración […]

Unpublished Madrid (V) | Cristina García-Rosales
25-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (V) | Cristina García-Rosales

Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (IV)  The Warehouse in Castile Square is an installation belonging to the Canal de Isabel II. He is placed, from 1952 at the end of the walk of the Castilian one in the municipal area of the one that was the fourth warehouse of the Plaza of Castile (constructed in the year 1939), and with a capacity […]

Unpublished Madrid (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales
18-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales

Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (III)  In Emilio Castelar’s Summer-house we will be able to admire some notable architectures. As the building Castelar (Catalan headquarters of the Insurances of West), with his prop that supports the rest of the set. It was projected by the architect Rafael de La-Hoz Arderius in 1975. In 2010 it was reformed under the direction of […]

Unpublished Madrid (III) | Cristina García-Rosales
11-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (III) | Cristina García-Rosales

Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (II)  The Colon Towers (previously Jerez Towers) are two twin skyscrapers with 116 meters of height and 23 plants. They were constructed by the architect of Madrid Antonio Lamela and the engineers Leonardo Fernandez Troyano, Javier Manterola and Carlos Fernandez Casado. They have a structure suspended from two big props joined in the high thing by a platform, […]

Unpublished Madrid (II) | Cristina García-Rosales
04-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (II) | Cristina García-Rosales

Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (I)  We continue the tour for the Barceló Cinema, opposite the Barceló Market, restored lately and, therefore, much more modern. The Barceló Cinema is in the Barceló street, doing forms a corner with Larra, and it was constructed, opposite to the gardens of the Hospice of Madrid as cinema of neighborhood. The architect was Luis Gutiérrez Soto. […]

Argumosa House | BEdV Arquitectos
02-08-2017 No Comments

Argumosa House | BEdV Arquitectos

El proyecto de la CASA ARGUMOSA consiste en la reforma integral de un viejo piso en la zona de Lavapiés. La vivienda original constaba de cuatro dormitorios, dos baños, una cocina y un salón, todos ellos de minúsculas dimensiones. La estructura era compleja: constaba de tres fachadas a tres calles distintas, y los ángulos entre ellas generaban tres ejes distintos, […]

Unpublished Madrid (I) | Cristina García-Rosales
28-07-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (I) | Cristina García-Rosales

We are going to realize a tour for Unpublished Madrid, where we will discover buildings that correspond to the modern movement in the architecture. Beginning for some racionalist buildings of the 30s or 40s of the 20th century, and ending for four skyscrapers of the Paseo de la Castellana, near the Castilla Square. Buildings, many of them, very recognized in […]

Tmolo House | PYO Arquitectos
05-07-2017 No Comments

Tmolo House | PYO Arquitectos

Before its conversion, the farmhouse was untouched for over five decades and needed a complete renovation to be adapted for contemporary needs. There were two construction sites: the main house and a stable. The main house was in a very bad condition, overgrown with vegetation, and numerous repairs had to be made to make it livable. The stone and timber […]

095 Letto. Refurbishment of a home in Madrid | Elii
14-06-2017 One Comment

095 Letto. Refurbishment of a home in Madrid | Elii

Project for the refurbishment of an old flat in downtown Madrid, for ‘anonymous’ residents that will be sharing their domestic space in the future. The proposal is arranged around six strips with alternating living areas and service areas. This arrangement optimises the floor space while also guaranteeing the utmost functional flexibility and the incorporation of other possible programmes, such as […]

Pavilion pop-up for programmatical activation in COCA | Conjuntos Empáticos
24-05-2017 No Comments

Pavilion pop-up for programmatical activation in COCA | Conjuntos Empáticos

This ephemeral pavilion is constructed for the celebration of the holiday of closing of the International I Congreso of Architectural Communication, developed between May 17 and 19, 2017. The object is designed and produces as an element of pneumatic architecture that is located in the rose garden of the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid, and uses as support […]

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 […]

The beginning of the order | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
28-04-2017 No Comments

The beginning of the order | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

The box of crystal supposed the most evident expression of the theses of the modernity. The technology and the new materials were allowing the revelation of “a new world – suitably, transparently, crystalline, electrically-, in opposition to the condition – underground, dirty of coal-, that was characterizing to the Victorian work”.1 The architecture establishes an order. Though Mies constructs at […]

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 […]

The hidden pavilion | Penelas Architects
01-03-2017 No Comments

The hidden pavilion | Penelas Architects

The Project fulfills the desire to Build a space for meditation and retreat, a place to Inhabit and to Think. The pavilion is built in a glade of the forest, the only clearing without a tree. It is wrapped up in Nature, hidden in it, in a way that it is only slightly perceptible. Suspended over a small waterfall, the […]

Luis Lope de Toledo · #JuevesDeArquitectura
12-01-2017 No Comments

Luis Lope de Toledo · #JuevesDeArquitectura

We begin the year in the section marks with beacons chatting with Luis Lope de Toledo, architect for the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid (ETSAM) and creator in twitter about the hashtag #JuevesDeArquitectura in that every week hundreds of users, between whom we include ourselves, share across this social network different architectural works from different approaches and worries. […]

Sustainable housing between dividing in Torrejón de Ardoz | Olalquiaga Arquitectos
23-11-2016 No Comments

Sustainable housing between dividing in Torrejón de Ardoz | Olalquiaga Arquitectos

The project solves a double challenge: 1. Adaptting a sustainable and technological architecture to the normative corset and to the idiosyncrasy typical of the urban heterogeneous centers. 2. Demonstratting that the sustainable and technological architecture must not be scolded by the architectural quality (tired of seeing passive houses esperpénticas showed as models of architecture). For it three units have been […]

Rafael Moneo, courage and conviction
01-11-2016 No Comments

Rafael Moneo, courage and conviction

The Museum of Roman Art of Merida, The Kursaal of San Sebastian and other important works are showed today by Rafael Moneo, the only prize Pritzker of Architecture born in Spain and teacher of several generations of national and international architects. It obtains the architect’s title in the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid, where it graduated in 1961. […]

Monteagudo's country house. The ruin that it remains | Luis Gil Pita
26-09-2016 One Comment

Monteagudo’s country house. The ruin that it remains | Luis Gil Pita

“Vague reflections on Juan Navarro Baldeweg’s work in Monteagudo’s ruin. A Estrada. Pontevedra.” By María Moliner, Ruin: 1. Action to a construction sink. 2. Action to any thing, material be destroyed or spiritually. 5. Remains of a sunked construction. By our particular dictionary, Ruin: 1. That one that shows again his constructive original nature, that is to say turns us […]

After the threshold | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
16-09-2016 No Comments

After the threshold | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

A cemetery is a raft of time, a hollow in the world that fills and empties with us. The metaphor of our lives like rivers “that are going to give to the sea”1 would transform this emptiness into a vast figurative ocean into whose abysmal depths it rests the history of the Being: the time like one to pass progressively, […]

The Oíza´s trip | Sergio de Miguel
22-07-2016 43 Comments

The Oíza´s trip | Sergio de Miguel

Oíza Finished the career of architecture in the year 1946 and thanks to his excellent academic file cost  of a scholarship to do a trip of intense learning by the United States between October of 1947 and November of 1948. It was a period of absolute renewal in the world. After the agotadora second world-wide war, the main teachers and […]

The blue little house. Fernando Higueras. Canaries and Las Salinas
08-10-2015 No Comments

The blue little house. Fernando Higueras. Canaries and Las Salinas

Fernando Higueras’s figure, one of the teachers of the architecture of Madrid of ’60 and ’70, enjoys nowadays a renewed interest for his architecture for already certain time, rediscovery which CentroCentro Cibeles joins now. Deceased in 2008, Higueras has left multitude of memorable fingerprints in Madrid, some so extraordinary as the Corona de Espinas or the Housings in San Bernardo, […]

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 […]

Doki Doki japan food | Controlmad
13-05-2015 No Comments

Doki Doki japan food | Controlmad

“..ado means that the simple wood and the nake walls, one has arranged a peaceful space (…), concerning a vase of flowers, under a shelf, and even knowing that only they are insignificant shades we experience the feeling of which the air in these places encloses a thickness of silence, which in this darkness he reigns an eternally inalterable serenity”. […]

Paz House | Arturo Franco-Fabrice van Teslaar
18-03-2015 No Comments

Paz House | Arturo Franco-Fabrice van Teslaar

“Casa Paz”, is located in a housing development built in the 60’s, approximately 70Km. outside of Madrid. The area is considered a conventional residential zone, of no specific architectural interest, built using heterogeneous topologies and materials. The housing development, called Rio Cofio, is located on the outskirts of the village Robledo de Chavela; there at the edge of a cliff, […]

Aguirre House in Bayona | Carrascal Blas Arquitectos
25-02-2015 No Comments

Aguirre House in Bayona | Carrascal Blas Arquitectos

Between the walls of granite of one of the houses most typical of the old town of Bayonne there appears an interior characterized by the unit and taken care of the material (wood of oak), and his independence I concern of the surrounding one, like “great furniture”. The warmth of the interior contrasts with the golden granite of the surrounding […]

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 […]