Tag: arquitectura vernácula

Reconstruction of housing in Saa | MOL Arquitectura
30-10-2019 No Comments

Reconstruction of housing in Saa | MOL Arquitectura

The reconstruction of a detached house in Saa, in Carballeda de Avia, Ourense, responded to the need for the property to recover the building after the very serious fire that completely devastated the area. The intervention was approached in the most respectful way with the heritage and with the memory of the place, but through the use of contemporary construction […]

Textura en la arquitectura socialista. La expresión local y personal | Jelena Prokopljević
07-10-2019 No Comments

Textura en la arquitectura socialista. La expresión local y personal | Jelena Prokopljević

La arquitectura socialista fue generalmente concebida y entendida bajo el pretexto de internacionalismo. Las estrechas relaciones políticas, la ayuda tecnológica y el trasvase de conocimiento entre los países se traducían en la obra construida a través de la similitud de respuestas formales y organizativas. Relacionada con la ideología de la masa popular como el protagonista de la historia, con la […]

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide
19-07-2019 No Comments

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide

“Sed fugit interea, fugit irreparabile tempus”.1 A tour of the Canal de Castilla puts background to these reflections on time. A time of slow discourse between the sound of water. The Canal de Castilla is the great effort of Spanish hydraulic engineering at the end of the 18th century. The late son of the Enlightenment and early victim of the […]

Islands, desert, mountain. Degree zero architecture | Josep Lluís Mateo
16-07-2018 No Comments

Islands, desert, mountain. Degree zero architecture | Josep Lluís Mateo

The fascination caused by distant places, in the limit of human existence, places where it might be better to spend than to stay, or where to stay always go along with a vague sense of threat (condition, from romanticism, at the base of the aesthetic experience). The island as a closed, finite place, with endemism as a possibility. The island […]

Jacobsen, the weighting of the essential thing | Marcelo Gardinetti
25-07-2016 No Comments

Jacobsen, the weighting of the essential thing | Marcelo Gardinetti

The prelude of the second world war limited the architectural productions of the European countries involved in the contest (fundamentally Germany, France and Italy) where, in reason of the most influential impellers of the activity being seated, the modern movement was developing with major obstinacy. In a competing way, there becomes massive the diffusion of works constructed to the north […]

A'Bodega (or as living in a former warehouse of stone) | Cubus, Taller d’Arquitectura
30-03-2016 No Comments

A’Bodega (or as living in a former warehouse of stone) | Cubus, Taller d’Arquitectura

Sausages, hams, straw, cows and wine. The ancient warehouses of the Ribeira Sacra were (and they are) heterogeneous spaces linked to the housing where there develop the activities of the local economy, for what it is habitual to meet sets of several constructions of stone where all kinds of uses coexists: there remain the sausages of slaughter, the oregano, the […]

Instruments of measure of the time (IV) | Jorge Rodríguez
24-07-2015 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (IV) | Jorge Rodríguez

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘When you make your trip to Ítaca. He asks that the way is long, Full of adventures, fully of experiences.’ Constantino Cavafis We are closing the caseto, that we all want beach and partyng, and in summer a good evening party attracts until every sunday. And already set to close, […]

The conciliation of Liberates and Malaparte | Marcelo Gardinetti
12-06-2015 No Comments

The conciliation of Liberates and Malaparte | Marcelo Gardinetti

“What arranges here the house is the self-sufficiency that allows the sky and the land, the gods and the mortal ones to form the only unit with the things”.1 During the decade of 1930, in full process of consolidation of the modern movement, the transformation of the plastic quality of the object of a part of the architectural European production, […]

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez
10-04-2015 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘Nothing looks like the love as the young woman passion of an artist that initiates the delicious torture of his destination.’ Honoré de Balzac ‘The one who, teenager of genius, has not fluttered on having appeared before a teacher, he will lack always a rope in the violin, a brushstroke, […]

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez
01-12-2014 One Comment

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘We are our memory, are this fantastic museum of inconstant forms, this heap of torn mirrors.’ JL Borges Probably living is any more than an eternal construction than recollections. We pledge in anticipating the melancholy that us will bring the memory, projecting our past future. Probably because of it, when […]

Biourb, a study on popular architecture, energy and future
04-09-2014 No Comments

Biourb, a study on popular architecture, energy and future

“The culture acquires diverse forms across the time and of the space. This diversity demonstrates in the originality and the plurality of the identities that they characterize to the groups and the companies that compose the humanity. Source of exchanges, of innovation and of creativity, the cultural diversity is so necessary for the mankind as the biological diversity for the […]

Rehabilitation and extension of a small vernacular housing in Quintelas | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto
09-07-2014 No Comments

Rehabilitation and extension of a small vernacular housing in Quintelas | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto

The exceeded domain. The conflict between the prexistencia and the extended program. The architecture inside the architecture and what it does not fit* We belong, already almost all without exception, to the western culture of the excess, a behavior that Guy Debord and the situacionistas advanced and denounced at the beginning of them 60s of the SXX. A company of […]

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez
16-05-2014 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez

Always the doubts have assaulted me, I hesitate when the moment to choose approaches. But it is something that has never worried me. The doubt, the uncertainty is common. Far from denoting sluggishness or weakness, I see it as the indicative one of reflection, of pause and silence before the action. Come to this point, do I want to remember […]

V House. Rehabilitation and Extension of La Rabadeira | Dosis de Arquitectura
26-02-2014 No Comments

V House. Rehabilitation and Extension of La Rabadeira | Dosis de Arquitectura

The V House consists of the rehabilitation, adjustment and the extension of an existing housing of vacations, realized to beginning of ‘ 60. The family that lives the house goes more than forty years spending the vacations in her and, in these years, the number of members of the family has been growing but the house has remained equal without […]

The architecture of the essence: L. Barragán (1902-88) and A. de la Sota (1913-96)
17-10-2013 No Comments

The architecture of the essence: L. Barragán (1902-88) and A. de la Sota (1913-96)

The cycle of conferences Project + Investigation 3 he proposes an approximation to one of the logical processes of the ideación, to his systematizing and transmission by means of the analysis of the works of two of the relating architects of the 20th century in the use of the essential method: Luis Barragán and Alejandro de la Sota. Both architects, […]

(in brackets) (III) | Jorge Rodríguez
14-10-2013 One Comment

(in brackets) (III) | Jorge Rodríguez

(in brackets) (II) | Jorge Rodríguez Beginning of June. A morning of heat, strong wind of the South. Scirocco. Putting the sight out in the western part Monastir’s profile is guessed. It is that to want to see. Scarcely 70 Km separate us from the African continent. Lampedusa is a marvel. If we travel the island we discover that his […]

Tim Ingold and the construction of the way
01-07-2013 No Comments

Tim Ingold and the construction of the way

More spatial anthropology, this time of the hand of the indescribable one and always interesting Tim Ingold. Often I me have stumbled over his esencialismos and his dangerous airs heideggerianos, but again and again I return to his texts like who it returns to the roots that want to be recognized … Here in a presentation in the School of […]

In favour of the modernity | Íñigo García Odiaga
01-03-2013 One Comment

In favour of the modernity | Íñigo García Odiaga

Often one tends to think that the modernity, that the forefront is faced to the tradition or to vernacular. This valid reasoning for almost any discipline of the daily life meets amplified in the field of the architecture. In the rural environments of our landscape this mentality can verify with clarity, in altars of which, there have got up buildings […]

The craftsman architect | Íñigo García Odiaga
04-11-2012 3 Comments

The craftsman architect | Íñigo García Odiaga

Studio Mumbai, Praxis is the title of an exhibition organised by the British School in Rome like part of the investigations that this develops in the context of the urban landscapes. After the big visibility that Studio Mumbai reached all over the world, when Kazuyo Sejima selected them, for which is maybe, the architectural event more important of the world, […]

Ancares | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
08-10-2012 No Comments

Ancares | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

I have just returned from Piornedo, where we celebrate the days Memory and Matter Memory and Matter, organized by the Departamento de Composición of the Universidade it gives Corunna. Taking the traditional architecture as a topic and since I mark the landscape of the Ancares, have contributed my vision of «When the popular thing was modern», a tour for the relation between […]

Mi objeto de diseño favorito: os zocos | Luis Gil Pita
19-01-2012 One Comment

Mi objeto de diseño favorito: os zocos | Luis Gil Pita

By María Moliner, Clogs: 1. Piece of footwear done of wood, which the peasants use in different countries; it is in the habit of having something of heel and a few pieces that them separate something from the soil and the top turned up; Cork-soled clog, clog, cantesa, grinds, clog, maize, corche, galosh, haloza, madreña, souk.2. Certain shoe with sole […]

Vernacular architecture
02-01-2009 612 Comments

Vernacular architecture

After 1950, “… If something characterized this moment, it is the extension of the fields you will discipline traditional, including that of the architecture. These fields became less definite and began to be interrelated. It is so sciences like the psychology, the sociology and the anthropology were mixed by the architecture, allowing to effect analysis of major complexity of the […]