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Día Internacional del Libro 2020
23-04-2020 No Comments

Día Internacional del Libro 2020

Para celebrar el Día Internacional del Libro, tan atípico, desde veredes, arquitectura y divulgación queremos repasar  las publicaciones realizadas para que puedas recordarlas y reseñar aquellas que hayas leído o te interesaría leer. Esperamos que así este periodo que nos ha tocado vivir sea más llevadero. Sin preámbulos os dejamos las 30 publicaciones seleccionadas, como se suele decir ni son […]

The purist space | Marcelo Gardinetti
30-09-2019 No Comments

The purist space | Marcelo Gardinetti

The atelier of the painter Amédée Ozenfant´s house is builted in 1922 embodies a synthesis of the purist space proclaimed by Le Corbusier during those years. This house is the first one in Paris and in it he puts into practice his ideas regarding the architecture of the new times. Ozenfant and Le Corbusier shared a plastic idea narrated between 1918 […]

The attributes of La Tourette | Marcelo Gardinetti
17-06-2019 No Comments

The attributes of La Tourette | Marcelo Gardinetti

Two design circumstances were decisive to establish the character that typifies the architecture of the Convent of La Tourette. The first is embodied by defining the horizontal plane governing the highest point of the terrain, so that, from that horizontal, the building descends copying the irregular topography of the slope. The second is to mutate the concept of traditional cloister […]

Les Heures Claires. Josep Quetglas
28-05-2019 No Comments

Les Heures Claires. Josep Quetglas

Con la habitual agudeza crítica y rigor investigador de Josep Quetglas, el libro documenta exhaustivamente los antecedentes, el encargo, el desarrollo y modificaciones de los sucesivos proyectos, los presupuestos en los que Le Corbusier profundizaba en la definición material de la casa y la construcción. También se trata la azarosa vida de esta obra, que incluye la ocupación por las […]

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-04-2019 No Comments

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga

It is said that the classical Greek sculpture reached its maximum splendor when it began to use the contrapposto. This Italian term could be defined as the relation that the different parts of the body establish when initiating the movement. The weight of the body rests mainly on one leg, so that the corresponding hip rises with respect to the […]

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga
15-10-2018 No Comments

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga

In 1998 Peter Zumthor concluded the construction of Sogn Benedetg‘s small chapel. The Building was coming to replace the baroque church constructed in the Swiss people of Sumvitg that had been destroyed by an avalanche of snow. The original church knew of the risk to which it was exposed for what one of his buttresses had specialized himself in the […]

Breviary of Ronchamp
15-02-2018 No Comments

Breviary of Ronchamp

“And if to dedicate (sacrare) was the term that was designating the exit of the things of the sphere of the human right, to profane was meaning to return, inversely, the things to the free use of the people.” Giorgio Agamben, Elogio della profanazione. Corbusier returns to the free use of the common one the work of Him in Ronchamp: such […]

Josep Quetglas´s conference. Jornadas de Arquitectura 2007
13-06-2017 No Comments

Josep Quetglas´s conference. Jornadas de Arquitectura 2007

Josep Quetglas’s conference, in the frame of the Days of Architecture 2007 of La Salle Campus Barcelona. Josep Quetglas, is a professor of the Technical Top School of Architecture of the Technical University of Catalonia and author of numerous publications of theory and critique of the Architecture. His they are books as La casa de Don Giovanni (1996), El horror […]

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. Una biografía crítica
31-01-2017 No Comments

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. Una biografía crítica

This book is a reproduction and extension of the ‘critical biography’ Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s published by Franz Schulze in 1985 (and translated into the Spanish in 1986), that was the first complete study of this teacher of the modern architecture. With the incorporation as co-author of Edward Windhorst, this second edition, totally checked, presents new investigations and rests […]

Zumthor, between the quiet and the seduction | Marcelo Gardinetti
07-10-2016 No Comments

Zumthor, between the quiet and the seduction | Marcelo Gardinetti

One of Peter Zumthor‘s principal motivations with regard to his own work consists of proposing the immediate understanding of the constructed object, to dive by means of a primary observation the emotional sensibility of his spectators. In search of this aim, Zumthor tries that the combinations of forms, materials, colors and textures, they amalgamate in the perceptive thought, giving place […]

Le Corbusier. Le Grand
06-10-2016 No Comments

Le Corbusier. Le Grand

A spectacular visual biography of the life and work of Le Corbusier (1887–1965), one of Modernism’s most influential architects, urban planners, and theorists. Approximately 2,000 images and documents, many previously unpublished, feature his major built works, urban plans, paintings, publications, and furniture as well as sketches, archival photographs, and personal correspondence. Rarely seen photographs and correspondence shed new light on […]

Otra charla de Oíza: Mies vs Aalto | arquitectamoslocos
12-09-2016 2 Comments

Otra charla de Oíza: Mies vs Aalto | arquitectamoslocos

“This text has the honor of having being qualified by a tuitera as “the worst article of architecture of the whole history”, which has an undeniable merit”. I am nostalgic with my years of school and with Oíza‘s chats. I am going to take again the machine of the time to evoke another his chat. Between November, four, 1982 and […]

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 […]

Idea and development of the living machine | Marcelo Gardinetti
25-04-2016 No Comments

Idea and development of the living machine | Marcelo Gardinetti

The houses represent Citrohän the first important essay of Le Corbusier about a serial housing that can be constructed from standardized components. Convinced that the advance of industrialization can be the vehicle to meet much of the needs of man tries, with a practical criterion and rational lead its architecture towards that direction. During the second decade of the twentieth […]

Four horizons. A visit to Ronchamp's chapel of Le Corbusier
14-01-2016 No Comments

Four horizons. A visit to Ronchamp’s chapel of Le Corbusier

This book gathers the conversations supported between John Berger, John Christie, sister Lucia Kuppens and sister Telchilde Hinckley after Le Corbusier visiting in 2009 Ronchamp’s chapel. In this trip of peregrinaje spiritual and architectural, the dialogs show as a live honoring to the chapel and to his architect. Four visitors come to Notre-Dame-du-Haute from very different paths, four looks that […]

The creative inflexion | Marcelo Gardinetti
04-01-2016 No Comments

The creative inflexion | Marcelo Gardinetti

A characteristic of the work of Le Corbusier is the univocal identity that presents his work. Still in spite of the permanent way changes of his statement, always it is possible to recognize the outline that does of his designs the support of the only event. In this process, one of the most significant evolutions took place in incipient moments […]

The Yugoslavian milestone | Silvia Blanco Agüeira
04-12-2015 No Comments

The Yugoslavian milestone | Silvia Blanco Agüeira

The Yugoslavian pavilion of the Universal Exhibition of Brussels of 1958 is one of these works in which the arrow wound turns out to be instantaneous. His elegant design and his elegant interior scenery had as undisguised aim amaze, subdue the spectator. Only this way the rocambolesco understands development of the offer from his origins up to his final concretion. […]

The beauty of the hardness | Íñigo García Odiaga
18-09-2015 31 Comments

The beauty of the hardness | Íñigo García Odiaga

A pair of publications and four buildings finished of exquisite form have presented to the public the work and the path of the born architect in Maracaibo, Venezuela, but of Swiss training, Christian Kerez. After obtaining his degree in 1998 in the federal institute of technology of Zurich began his professional march like photographer of architecture. There are architects whose […]

The mystery of Peter Zumthor | Sergio de Miguel
21-08-2015 28 Comments

The mystery of Peter Zumthor | Sergio de Miguel

It said  that Kandinsky enjoyed of the gift of the synaesthesia. This quality by which the senses go in in communication. By which, for example, comes us  to the mind an image when we listen a determinate music, or by which remember an aroma when we are in a determinate place. He applied it to the painting. That was his […]

Architecture and rural territory 2015
28-07-2015 No Comments

Architecture and rural territory 2015

The perception of the rural territory of Galicia as a social, constructed space, becomes clear for anyone that has looked at it with something of attention at some time. This construction of the natural thing, which is done modélica in the materiality of the traditional architecture, in the unit between the house and the agricultural labors or in the conception […]

Thermal baths in Vals, Peter Zumthor
07-07-2015 No Comments

Thermal baths in Vals, Peter Zumthor

Las Termas de Vals es un edificio construido en Suiza por el arquitecto Peter Zumthor en 1996. Se trata, como su propio nombre indica, de un complejo termal que se sitúa en la loma de una pronunciada ladera del valle, integrándose con ella y apareciendo con forma de búnker con una serie de perforaciones desde las que se puede contemplar […]

A test on Peter Zumthor | Santiago Carvajal
03-07-2015 No Comments

A test on Peter Zumthor | Santiago Carvajal

Born in 1943 in Basle (Switzerland), he was formed as cabinet-maker, designer and architect in the Kunstgewerbeschule of Basle and in the Pratt Institute of New York. From 1979 it has his own office in Haldenstein, Switzerland; and he is a teacher in the Accademia I gave Architettura de la Università della Svizzera Italiana in Mendrisio. Peter Zumthor gains the […]

A Finn in El Escorial (I) | José Ramón Hernández Correa
29-06-2015 2 Comments

A Finn in El Escorial (I) | José Ramón Hernández Correa

I have known the ludicrous history of Alvar Aalto‘s trip to Madrid, thanks to Eduardo Delgado Orusco and (once again) to Juan Daniel Fullaondo. I will interpret it very freely, to my way. Do not wait for a great historical loyalty. Or yes. Maybe this delirious story is absolutely true. Maybe it has returned what the exquisite education of the narrators had […]

Le Corbusier. An Atlas of Landscapes
16-06-2015 No Comments

Le Corbusier. An Atlas of Landscapes

In spite of the fact that it left us already fifty years ago, the many-sided figure of Him Corbusier continues being an object of reflection nowadays. This monograph – the third one on the architect after two consecutive numbers in 1987 (AV 9 and 10) – is published to the thread of the exhibition that the MoMA dedicated to the […]

Le Corbusier. Ideas and Forms
28-05-2015 No Comments

Le Corbusier. Ideas and Forms

It is impossible to understand the architecture of the 20th century and of our epoch without approaching first to Le Corbusier (1887-1965). We can find his buildings in places as remote as Paris, La Plata or the Panyab and his influence it has been left to feel all over the world along several generations. Phaidon takes pleasure in presenting Le Corbusier: […]

Spatial construction | Íñigo García Odiaga
18-05-2015 2 Comments

Spatial construction | Íñigo García Odiaga

If it was trying to summarize in a word which is the last end of the architecture, from an academic point of view, the agreement would be impossible, but no doubt, one of the words with major consensus would be the term space. The space, the construction of an interior isolated of the environment, can be understood as the first […]

The first Le Corbusier | Sergio de Miguel
15-05-2015 44 Comments

The first Le Corbusier | Sergio de Miguel

The path of the first years of Him Corbusier like architect, in the first decades of the 20th century, was devoted almost with exclusividad to the investigation around the subject of the house and characterised  for being plagada of researches and findings, of inventions and redesigns, that had a big importance no only in his back architecture but, besides, in […]

Le Corbusier - Documentary
05-05-2015 No Comments

Le Corbusier – Documentary

An excellent overview of the life and work of architect Le Corbusier including discussion of the Unite d’Habitation in Marseilles and in Part 2 his work in Chandigarh, India. Una ciudad no pertenece a ninguno de estos estados, sino que es administrada de forma directa por el gobierno federal como el Territorio de Chandigarh.

The robotic bricklayer | Íñigo García Odiaga
16-03-2015 36 Comments

The robotic bricklayer | Íñigo García Odiaga

The enthusiasm for advancing and for crossing new ways has done that the contemporary architecture has managed to revile even the traditional systems of construction based on the brick and on the workforce of a bricklayer. Overcome Eladio Dieste’s works that from the rational language of the modern movement they were proposing the use of the brick as an element […]