Tag: arquitectura racionalista

The distinctive modernity of Norman Foster | Marcelo Gardinetti
22-07-2019 No Comments

The distinctive modernity of Norman Foster | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 05 Far from the process of ambiguous and controversial representation promoted by the postmodern convulsion that dominated the architectural scene of the early 80s, the work of Norman Foster, aligned with the thought of Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano, was promulgated in favor of a technological update of the modernity. His work ponders the mechanical analogies of the modern […]

Nikolai Ladovsky: the house-commune and the psychoanalytic method of teaching architecture | Jelena Prokopljević
04-03-2019 No Comments

Nikolai Ladovsky: the house-commune and the psychoanalytic method of teaching architecture | Jelena Prokopljević

5.0 01 Housing was one of the great themes of architectural research since the early post-revolutionary years in the Soviet Union. The house commune was being drawn as one of the best solutions and developed in two directions: the reorganization of existing homes and building new ones. The first option comprehended the subdivision of expropriated houses and the new division […]

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

Guide to the 20th-Century Architecture of Tarragona

5.0 01 “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 […]

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

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream

5.0 01 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 […]

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

The blue of the sky | Marcelo Gardinetti

4.5 02 “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 […]

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

Carlos Arniches and the interior exile | Alberto Ruiz

5.0 02 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 […]

The eclecticism in the Spanish modern architecture. Years 20-30 and 50-60 | Antón Capitel
22-01-2018 No Comments

The eclecticism in the Spanish modern architecture. Years 20-30 and 50-60 | Antón Capitel

5.0 01 It can be said, without too many exaggeration, that any architecture is eclectic, and can be added also that so often reside in this condition the most important bases of his own quality. But has to be admitted equally that there are occasions, and periods, in that the above mentioned eclecticism is in the foundation itself of the […]

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

The analogous statement of Aldo Rossi | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 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, […]

Carles Martí and María Moliner´s book | Luis Gil Pita
31-10-2016 No Comments

Carles Martí and María Moliner´s book | Luis Gil Pita

5.0 01 You will excuse me and especially to whom in the bottom I dedicate these brief words, the not scientific at all approximation of these lines to the “written architecture” by Carles Martí. With complete certainty, his rigor and extreme modesty would never admit a text as the present. Nonetheless, in this occasion I am going to contradict the […]

Bardecó Cafeteria | Villacé y Cominges
14-09-2016 No Comments

Bardecó Cafeteria | Villacé y Cominges

0.0 00 The Curbera Building (1939), in which the place is located, is a construction between dividing, of a height of 14 plants, destined to offices and housing. In the ground floor two business premises place located aside and to other one of the impressive portal of access to the building. The main face of the building, of symmetrical composition, it […]

Alvar Aalto, a modern, classic and contemporary teacher | Antón Capitel
17-06-2016 No Comments

Alvar Aalto, a modern, classic and contemporary teacher | Antón Capitel

5.0 01 Alvar Aalto (Kuortane, Finland, 1898; Helsinki, 1976) was the great juvenile teacher of the modern architecture, very later to Frank Lloyd Wright, but also to Le Corbusier and to Mies van der Rohe, of similar age between them and intermediate between both first ones. And it might be said this way, without too many exaggeration, that with the […]

On the originality in architecture | José Ramón Hernández Correa
06-06-2016 5 Comments

On the originality in architecture | José Ramón Hernández Correa

5.0 01 A few weeks ago, the inexhaustible library of Javier Echepare‘s images proposed this Nikolai Ladovsky‘s project us. Immediately he us remembered to all much more famous other one, truth?. Certainly, when Javier put this image the response was immediate. We go, that anyone sees. ( In my case, in addition, it gives the chance of which I have […]

Architecture and truth. A course of critique
02-12-2014 No Comments

Architecture and truth. A course of critique

5.0 01 Opposite to the forms of horror (malignant or “kitsch”), opposite to the horror of the false, easy and retro-sentimental forms (you form half liberal, half fascists), eleven lessons offer here for an alone poetical equation, that is to say, unartistic: Architecture = Civilization = Rationality = Modernity. Probably she could protect us from the obscene comical, decorated and […]

Communicating the architecture (I) | Íñigo García Odiaga
31-01-2014 2 Comments

Communicating the architecture (I) | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 Le Corbusier was saying that it preferred drawing to speaking. It is more rapid and leaves less space for the lie. As the architects, also the own discipline prefers expressing in the drawing, in the image, to demonstrate his raison d’être. The architecture, maybe for his need to express and make concrete a still imaginary future, his better […]

Architect Clorindo Testa (1923-2013) | Martín Marcos
15-04-2013 2 Comments

Architect Clorindo Testa (1923-2013) | Martín Marcos

5.0 01 A creator between Apollo and Dionysus Though born in Naples, Italy and come to the Argentina at the age of five; Clorindo Testa was an overcoat a man of Buenos Aires. A flaneur porteño. Dazzling architect and brilliant artist was a product of an educated and passionate city, of there his principal qualities were nourished and extracted. Formed […]

Premiere of documentary "Jose Luis Sert / A nomadic dream" in the Joan Miró Foundation
03-04-2013 One Comment

Premiere of documentary “Jose Luis Sert / A nomadic dream” in the Joan Miró Foundation

0.0 00 Alè Produccions, Oberon Cinematogràfica, The Perifèrica Produccions, IFFI Productions and Spanish Television, in collaboration with the Fundació Joan Looked of Barcelona and with the support of Televisió of Catalonia, invite you to the presentation of the documentary: José Luis Sert / A nomadic dream José Luis Sert was the first Spanish architect of international fame. Apostle of the […]

J.L. Sert / A nomadic dream
11-01-2013 One Comment

J.L. Sert / A nomadic dream

5.0 01 Jose Luis Sert was the first Spanish architect of international reputation. 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. A free verse in a world dominated by the copy and the reproduction seriada. Member of a known […]

Cuatro libros de arquitectura
05-01-2012 4 Comments

Cuatro libros de arquitectura

5.0 01 “The made well architecture is out of discussion, but it is very difficult”. With these words Francisco Cabrero was expressing his own rigor as architect, feature that defines all his work, all one of the most significant and innovative of last 60 years in Spain. The Cantabrian architect died in Madrid on February 26 to 92 years. Born […]

Unfinished Spaces
12-08-2011 28 Comments

Unfinished Spaces

0.0 00 Tuyomasyo Art presents Unfinished Spaces (Unfinished Spaces) – trailer. A documentary of Alysa Nahmias and Ben Murray. This video was realized by Alysa Nahmias and Ben Murray, the directors of a documentary, ” Unfinished Spaces (Unfinished Spaces), ” on the National School of Art of Cuba. Unfinished Spaces I end in 2011. This short video with images of […]

Industrial architecture. Lapices Hispania Factory en El Ferrol (I)
19-04-2009 2,144 Comments

Industrial architecture. Lapices Hispania Factory en El Ferrol (I)

0.0 00 The factory of pencils Hispania is found in Ferrol Fuzz, in the headland of gardens of the Bulwark of St Xoán, dominating above these views of the harbor and the big wheel, between Mugardos and the Graña. Was founded, in the thirties of the twentieth century (1934, probáblemente), for several members among which Alberto was found Fernández Martín, […]