Tag: arquitectura suiza

Tras el viaje de Oriente. Charles-Édouard Jeanneret – Le Corbusier
24-02-2015 No Comments

Tras el viaje de Oriente. Charles-Édouard Jeanneret – Le Corbusier

After the trip of East. In this book the famous trip to East reconstructs that Charles-Édouard Jeanneret (Him Corbusier) undertook between twenty-three and twenty-four years across Bohemia, Austria, Hungary, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece and Italy. The author has followed the steps of the young person Jeanneret, city for city, people for people, hamlet for hamlet, street for street, building […]

Forums Esarq 2015. A matter of things. Raphael Zuber
16-02-2015 No Comments

Forums Esarq 2015. A matter of things. Raphael Zuber

Conference of the Swiss architect Raphael Zuber in the ESARQ-UIC, inside the cycle ” Forums Esarq 2015: Question of things “, Raphael Zuber will explain 4 recent projects, under the title 111. Assembly hall ESARQ_UIC. 19h. 9-2-2015. In the conference “111” Raphael Zuber will do a tour for his recent works that exemplify his way of approaching the architecture from […]

_Export BARCELONA ‘Social Housing in Urban Context’
26-01-2015 No Comments

_Export BARCELONA ‘Social Housing in Urban Context’

January 2015_ On 5th and 6th February, twenty Catalan studios will travel to Geneva (Switzerland), representing a broad cross section of the social housing models that have been built in Barcelona over the last ten years. Twenty selected works will be exhibited in the Geneva Pavillon SICLI under the title _Export BARCELONA ‘Social Housing in Urban Context’ until 22nd of […]

Cities Connection Project
05-11-2014 No Comments

Cities Connection Project

Cities Connection Project (CCP) is a connector between cities through its architecture, created by architects Nicola Regusci and Xavier Bustos, with the aim of generating synergies among professionals and cultural operators in each city. Cities Connection Project was born with the desire to establish a cultural connection between Barcelona and other European cities with an important architectural and cultural tradition. […]

House on the creek. Amancio Williams in Argentina
30-10-2014 One Comment

House on the creek. Amancio Williams in Argentina

One of the Amancio Williams’s most interesting works, the house for his father in Mar del Plata, Argentina, is recognized as one of the paradigmatic housings of the modernity and of the 20th century. How to construct without doing it? How to put there a house without touching the park? “It is like a box of birds, like a sound […]

The author and the interpreter. Le Corbusier and Amancio Williams in the Curutchet House
28-10-2014 No Comments

The author and the interpreter. Le Corbusier and Amancio Williams in the Curutchet House

This book is the result of an amazing investigation, developed into Doctoral Thesis, on one of the most interesting projects that has given the modern architecture, the house Curutchet of Him Corbusier. The text here presented is the definitive statement of his conception, project and construction, as well as of the surprising relation established between Him Corbusier and Amancio Williams […]

Modernity and do-it-yourself | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
19-09-2014 No Comments

Modernity and do-it-yourself | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

They tell that Albert Frey got fond of the construction of canoes of curled wood and canvas during his jouth1. We imagine the emotion of making the framework based on frames, strakes and parquet floor, as well as the moment to stick suitably sly the canvases top and low, of different weight, outlined by means of thin moldings of bronze […]

AproximAciones 2014. Paisaje y sostenibilidad en la arquitectura contempránea suiza
18-09-2014 No Comments

AproximAciones 2014. Paisaje y sostenibilidad en la arquitectura contempránea suiza

The museum will receive from September 18 a new exhibition that an approximation proposes to the architecture Switzerland centred on the landscape and on the sustainable development, on collaboration with the Embassy of Switzerland on Spain. Elegance, rigor, sobriety, and technical perfection are some of the associate qualities of habitual form to the Swiss architecture. Without resigning necessarily them, it […]

Rural architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga
25-08-2014 2 Comments

Rural architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga

There exists the widespread idea of which the contemporary this architecture tied inevitably to the urban thing and therefore to the density of the great city. Nevertheless in territories or companies of life intimately tied to the field, the landscape or definitively the nature, the modern architecture has made way for itself in the rural environment. The rules are different, […]

Architectures: Convent of the Tourette by Le Corbusier
23-06-2014 No Comments

Architectures: Convent of the Tourette by Le Corbusier

Documentary of Channel Art of France on the convent of the Tourette designed by Le Corbusier in Lyons. This work, together with others, marks a point of inflexion in the career of the architect towards the brutalismo, leaving behind the architecture of white and pure planes that characterized his work up to the moment. In the design it relied on […]

Thinking the architecture
10-06-2014 No Comments

Thinking the architecture

“The reality of the architecture is the concrete thing, the turned into form, mass and space, his body. There is no idea out of the things” Peter Zumthor Thinking the architecture compiles Peter Zumthor’s diverse writings which value resides in the reflection that accompanies the intesidad of his work. Writings throughout ten years, the texts constitute a rare and valuable […]

Le Corbusier - Unité d'Habitation Marseille
15-05-2014 No Comments

Le Corbusier – Unité d’Habitation Marseille

The Unité d’Habitation Marseille, the first order that receives of the French State, is one of the projects icónicos of Le Corbusier and one of these basic references to any architect. It begins to be planned immediately after the Second World war (1945-46), entering construction 1951. This work, of a magnitude without precedents for his author, is seen relentizada by […]

The stone and the light | Marcelo Gardinetti
25-04-2014 3 Comments

The stone and the light | Marcelo Gardinetti

In remote times, the early man discovered in the cavern a place where to find cover before the rain and the cold. This revelation, which allowed him to support the inclemencies of the climate in a space of relative comfort, is labelled by Umberto Eco as the birth of the architecture1. Thousands of years later, the pristine image narrated by […]

Atmospheres. Peter Zumthor
18-03-2014 No Comments

Atmospheres. Peter Zumthor

PETER ZUMTHOR, PRIZE PRITZKER OF ARCHITECTURE 2009 East book gathers a conference given in June, 2003 by Peter Zumthor in Wendlinghausen’s castle, in the frame of the Festival of Literature and Music of Germany. In her, the author thinks about the capacity of the buildings and his environments to offer a good place to the people for the development of […]

Le Corbusier. An atlas of modern landscapes
06-02-2014 No Comments

Le Corbusier. An atlas of modern landscapes

Le Corbusier, a key figure of the architecture of the 20th century, was pioneering in the studies of improvement of the housings of the lowest classes and proposed new forms of efficient architecture in very populated cities. Le Corbusier was, in turn, a multidisciplinary artist, with a work that spreads also to the painting and the photography, joining art and […]

Portraits across the eyes of a near-sighted person (I) | epR
28-01-2014 No Comments

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

The raven man. A good day, Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris decided that, in forward, would be called Le Corbusier. It decided also that already it would not be Swiss but French, and turned into raven – ¿or was it a magpie?-. It glided weightlessly between the writing, the painting and the architecture, settled in the gleaming shoulders of his cousin Pierre, of […]

The machine of living
10-09-2013 No Comments

The machine of living

Documentary on the architect Him Corbusier, his longings, passions and his work in the city of the silver, the House Curutchet. Reported by the teachers of the fau, unlp, between others. Realised for the matter realisation iv educational: carlos vallina faculty of fine arts audiovisual arts natioonal de la plata university la plata, buenos aires, argentina anus of realisation 2012 […]

Educations of the past | Íñigo García Odiaga
12-12-2012 No Comments

Educations of the past | Íñigo García Odiaga

Placed in the north side of Montauk’s road, the last building of the Swiss architects Herzog and of Meuron, it is a great horizontal structure located discreetly in the landscape. For the occasional visitor both new buildings might spend for sendos granaries or agricultural stores that were taking the whole life belonging to this place. Actually these new buildings receive […]

Le Corbusier controlled.Villa Besnus | Marcelo Gardinetti
20-05-2012 No Comments

Le Corbusier controlled.Villa Besnus | Marcelo Gardinetti

Lucky only a few housings realized Le Corbusier has been demolished. Between them we count the Maison du Tonkin in Boredaux of 1926, destroyed in 1975, the villa Church in ville D’avray of 1927 and the apartment Beistegui in Paris of 1929. Others, they have suffered the excessive intervention of his owners. A typical case is the neighborhood in Fruges […]

Le Corbusier: Vers une architecture, 1923
16-06-2011 1,391 Comments

Le Corbusier: Vers une architecture, 1923

During certain time the interests of Le Corbusier ranged between the architecture and the painting, after his movement to Paris in 1917. Together with Amédée Ozenfant it founded the movement named purism, creating taverns in which it was combining the scientific character of the cubism with a classic sense of the harmony. This association of modernity and classicism turned into […]

Construir la arquitectura. Del material en bruto al edificio. Un manual
14-01-2011 28 Comments

Construir la arquitectura. Del material en bruto al edificio. Un manual

Andrea Deplazes (Chur, 1960) titled  like architect by the ETH of Zúrich in 1988 and since directs, beside Valentin Bearth, the study Bearth   Deplazes, with headquarters in Chur and Zúrich. In 1997 it began to give classes of Architecture and Construction in the ETHZ. It has been in the chair of this school where has been born his monumental to […]

Recycled enveloping | Íñigo García Odiaga
10-10-2010 245 Comments

Recycled enveloping | Íñigo García Odiaga

The car symbol yesteryear of freedom, mobility and achievements staffs, is had become current affairs in the icon of an ecological revolution. The electric car is the new sustainable paradise and this new vision of the individual vehicle allows to certain architectures able to using these pseudo-advertising executives messages to generate new buildings that they add all these subject matters. […]

Sobre una experiencia de John Hejduk en la casa La Roche | Carlos Barberá Pastor
25-09-2009 7 Comments

Sobre una experiencia de John Hejduk en la casa La Roche | Carlos Barberá Pastor

Hejduk visits Valencia in October, 1980, to give a workshop in the School of Architecture. On Wednesday, the 29th, initially of his second conference and clarifying “some ends of the yesterday chat”, Hejduk says: “how many of you do you know the pictures of Unsandstone? Well then, the color of this picture is that of the house The Roche-Jeanneret, and […]

Invisible bows | Federico Climent Guimerá
16-09-2009 6 Comments

Invisible bows | Federico Climent Guimerá

When Le Corbusier comes to Majorca he is 45 years old. Two years before it had obtained the French citizenship and had married Yvonne Gallis. His small office composed by his cousin P. Jeanneret and he itself, starts receiving professional young women and students of all the corners of the world. He constructs, between 1929 and 1932, the villa Savoye, […]

The crisis of the Modulor, from the Modulor | Rafael de Cáceres
07-09-2009 No Comments

The crisis of the Modulor, from the Modulor | Rafael de Cáceres

This writing treats of a concrete passage of the history of the architecture: that of the crisis of the Modulor because of his disability to generalize the measure of 226 cm (the man with the elevated arm) as minimal height of the housings, and of how this crisis might have excelled if Corbusier had added the series v5 in the […]

Sobre la villa Hutheesing-Shodhan: pormenores de un encargo | María Candela Suárez
02-09-2009 One Comment

Sobre la villa Hutheesing-Shodhan: pormenores de un encargo | María Candela Suárez

In the volumes 5 and 6 of the OEuvre Complète appear two versions for the villa Hutheesing – Shodhan. They correspond to the deliveries of October 24, 1951 and of May, 1953, respectively. Nevertheless, the drawing FLC 6463 exposes a ” Schéma comparatif des trois stades principaux of l’étude ” 2, where there is included, besides those, a third version […]