Tag: arquitectura mexicana

Sukkahville Toronto | Taller David Dana Arquitectura
28-08-2019 No Comments

Sukkahville Toronto | Taller David Dana Arquitectura

Sukkahville is an international Design competition that challenges participants to reimagine the Sukkah. A Sukkah is a temporary structure built during the Jewish Sukkot holiday to commemorate the 40 years that Jews spent in the desert. It is described as a symbolically natural refuge, whose symbolism is the fragility and transcendence of life. Propose an innovative design of the Sukkah […]

Tennyson | Taller David Dana Arquitectura
31-07-2019 No Comments

Tennyson | Taller David Dana Arquitectura

Every environment has a basic responsibility with the user: to satisfy it and comfort it. This residence needed an intervention that innovated its main area. The solution was a subtle, dignified, and elegant approach that fuses traditional and artisanal Mexican techniques with contemporary materials. Through the use of: concrete, white cement, metal, marble, and wood, we achieved an avant-garde change to […]

Domestic Strangers (I): The Extraordinary Houses by Kiyoto Ota | Pedro Hernández
22-02-2019 No Comments

Domestic Strangers (I): The Extraordinary Houses by Kiyoto Ota | Pedro Hernández

Upon entering the Chopo University Museum appear three small houses. We say houses because we recognize them as such: wooden volumes with sloping roofs of a picturesque appearance, typical of the drawings of what for a child could be a house. Its conception, however, is completely outside the canons of architecture: its size is scarce, its interior space almost minimal […]

XI BIAU - Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial
27-12-2018 No Comments

XI BIAU – Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial

The CALL FOR WORKS FOR THE XI IBEROAMERICAN BIENNIAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING IS NOW OPENO (XI BIAU). The biennial will be held in Asunción (Paraguay) in October 2019 and will show the way of living in Latin America from everyday life. Last Monday, December 17th, Casa América was presented, coinciding with the celebration of the II Ibero-American Congress […]

Without Manual
05-07-2018 No Comments

Without Manual

The award-winning Japanese architect Toyo Ito, known for imposing works in Europe and Asia, with geometries inspired by nature and forms close to fantasy, designed the International Baroque Museum in Puebla, Mexico. Nobody knew how to carry it out and only a team of Mexican builders took the challenge after two years of no one accepting the project. It was […]

Spazialismo | Miquel Lacasta
06-04-2018 No Comments

Spazialismo | Miquel Lacasta

I do not remember the year, but yes that I remember that it was a winter. I opened a suspicious book of the library of the university, very well supplied of nooks and wrong books, and thought the image that it illustrates this post, Concetto Spaziale Attese, 1968. In these times it was walking obsessed with Barragán, not specially at […]

From the Utopian failure | Pedro Hernández
17-04-2017 No Comments

From the Utopian failure | Pedro Hernández

The architecture for yes same is unable to put solution to the males of the company. For much that has existed during great part of the 20th century an effort from the theory for claiming the autonomy of the discipline, today we know that the architecture limits itself, actually, in a complex process that is affected by the economic thing, […]

The XXVIth Works CEMEX Award 2017
04-04-2017 No Comments

The XXVIth Works CEMEX Award 2017

From the last March 29 until the next April 21 there is opened the term of presentation of candidacies of the works that will represent to Spain in the XXVI Works CEMEX Prize 2017. The award recognizes the best constructive practices and to his creators in the world across five categories: residential housing, economic housing, building, collective space, and infrastructure. […]

Balmori Rooftop Bar | Taller David Dana Arquitectura
07-12-2016 No Comments

Balmori Rooftop Bar | Taller David Dana Arquitectura

The creative process for this project, experiment multiple facets in different levels. The evolution of schematic design to executive project was constructed on the basis of a deductive process of collaboration and capture of decisions. Balmori Rooftop Bar is a project that North is born of the need of public space in the Rome. The site shows the only potentials; […]

X Latin-Americans Architecture and Urbanism Biennial in São Paulo 201
13-10-2016 No Comments

X Latin-Americans Architecture and Urbanism Biennial in São Paulo 201

“Un arquitecto es alguien que imagina lo que deseas pero con un poco más de exactitud que tú”. Con esta cita de Paul Valèry glosaba la comisaria de la Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura y Urbanismo, Ángela García de Paredes, la figura de Eduardo Souto de Moura, premiado en esta bienal con el Premio Iberoamericano, y que protagonizará en breve uno […]

3º International Architecture Festival
30-08-2016 No Comments

3º International Architecture Festival

3º Festival internacional de arquitectura. ARQFESTIVAL 2016, EVENTO INTERNACIONAL DE ARQUITECTURA SE LLEVARÁ A CABO LOS DÍAS 13 Y 14 DE OCTUBRE EN EL TEATRO DIANA. Guadalajara, México, tierra del reconocido arquitecto Luis Barragán, ganador del Premio Pritzker, es sede de la tercera edición de ArqFestival 2016. El Festival incluye conferencias magistrales, presentaciones y proyectos innovadores de destacados despachos y […]

ArqFestival 2016
07-07-2016 No Comments

ArqFestival 2016

3 º international architecture Festival. ARQFESTIVAL 2016, INTERNATIONAL EVENT OF ARCHITECTURE WILL BE CARRIED OUT ON THE 13TH AND 14TH GIVE OCTOBER IN THE THEATRE REVEILLE. Guadalajara, México, land of the recognized architect Luis Barragán, winner of the Pritzker Architectura Prize, is a headquarters of ArqFestival’s third edition 2016. The Festival includes magisterial conferences, presentations and innovative projects of out-standing offices […]

The modern architecture | Fernando Freire Forga
06-05-2016 No Comments

The modern architecture | Fernando Freire Forga

The works developed by philosophers and thinkers, from ends of the 18th century have been determining what today we know as Modern Age and his derivations. Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) is considered to be the most influential thinker of the modern Europe, thanks to him works are had as “Critique of the Judgment” (1790) that form a part of the conception […]

The modern architecture in Latin America
31-03-2016 No Comments

The modern architecture in Latin America

This book turns on the modern architecture that was constructed in Latin America between the decades of 1930 and 1970, and on the thought that sustained her. For it a tour offers for 18 indisputable figures of the architectural Latin-American panorama, which in addition share the narrow relation that they established between his work and his ideology. It is a […]

The architecture of the essence. L. Barragan (1902-88) – A. de la Sota (1913-96)
06-01-2015 No Comments

The architecture of the essence. L. Barragan (1902-88) – A. de la Sota (1913-96)

The architecture of the essence: L. Barragán and A. de la Sota tries, in a temporary frame annotated to the 20th century, to approach the process of ideación from diverse optical, complementary all of them. The authors of the texts develop an aspect of the logic of the project process, across different visions of the works of the selected authors. […]

Of architecture or revolution | Pedro Hernández
05-01-2015 No Comments

Of architecture or revolution | Pedro Hernández

“We kill ourselves and in spite of everything we are modern” Juan Carlos Cano1 In 1964, refiriéndose to the project of the Joint Urbano Nonoalco-Tlatelolco, Mario Pani he writes in the Banobras Magazine– one of these magazines that was serving to promote the architectural modern achievements that were coming supported by this bank institution – that his project and vision […]

Portraits across the eyes of a near-sighted person (VI) | epR
03-07-2014 No Comments

Portraits across the eyes of a near-sighted person (VI) | epR

Bird marinades They all resemble Jørn Utzon as a high man. But actually it it was not. Utzon seemed to be extraodinary because it lived on a platform, as that it had seen in Mexico or in Japan in his youth; and from her it looked behind and forward. It recognized oriental temples and Mayan constructions; he remembered the models […]

Conversations about Archizines
06-06-2014 One Comment

Conversations about Archizines

Since closing of the exhibition ArchizinesGDL, 90X60 recorded this short documentary CONVERSATIONS ON ARCHIZINES, which was carried out in Kukuruchos (Mexico, from April 3 to May 4, 2014), during the table of debate – conversation with specialized guests to analyze the content of the exhibition and to mention the characteristics of the best Archizines exposed from the point of view […]

Architectural tours in Mexico (documentary series)
27-03-2014 No Comments

Architectural tours in Mexico (documentary series)

Series of videoes of architectural works for that there looks the recognition of the national values doing crossed by some of the most significant spaces of Mexico. In Architectural Tours of Mexico we have proposed to realize a series of documentary videoes on some architectural specially significant works of Mexico. The offer is to realize a series of tours that […]

Making City
24-10-2013 No Comments

Making City

What is to do city today? Those who are operating in the city, in what places, from which ideas and visions? Hacer Ciudad departs from these questions to realize an approximation to a series of developed projects. Projects that approach the paper of the architecture opposite to the Mexico City, as a diverse and complex space, putting the accent in the […]

Luis Barragán. Study House
01-02-2012 32 Comments

Luis Barragán. Study House

Luis Barragán. Study House The documentary HOUSE STUDY describes the residence and workshop of the architect in Tacubaya’s former neighborhood, in the city of Mexico. Constructed in 1948 and turned later into museum, at present it is a property of the government of the condition of Straw hat and of the Foundation of Architecture Tapatía Luis Barragán. In 2004 the […]