Tag: arquitectura

“The Feeling of Structure”. Adam Khan
19-03-2013 No Comments

“The Feeling of Structure”. Adam Khan

The near Wednesday On March 20, in the frame of the cycle of conferences ” Forums Esarq 2013: Atmospheres. The sense of things ” that there organizes the Technical Top School of Architecture of the Universitat Internacional of Catalonia, ESARQ-UIC, the architect Adam Khan, it will give a presentation with the title ” The Feeling of Structure “. The act, […]

Pointes Magazine [n01]
19-03-2013 No Comments

Pointes Magazine [n01]

Publication of art and architecture realized by students of diverse artistic branches. + info

Architecture, Sustainability and New Technologies Virtual Days
18-03-2013 No Comments

Architecture, Sustainability and New Technologies Virtual Days

The Contemporary Architecture Foundation invites you to take part in these virtual Days on Architecture, Sustainability and New Technologies. The Foundation together with the company of Municipal Housing of Cordova VIMCORSA they organized the International Contest of housings for young women in Cordova V4j: intelligent, flexible, sustainable, accessible in the year 2011. These days offer the opportunity to re-visit the […]

Hitchcock, the fear and the architecture | Jorge Gorostiza
05-03-2013 No Comments

Hitchcock, the fear and the architecture | Jorge Gorostiza

A few weeks ago an e-mail ordered me Lucía Martínez Alcalde, pupil of fifth course of Philosophy and Journalism of the University of Navarre, in which he was saying to myself that it is responsible for the section of architecture of the monographic one that they are preparing for a project on Hitchcock and the fear, and because of it […]

Spanish dream: los sueños que rompió el ladrillazo
21-02-2013 One Comment

Spanish dream: los sueños que rompió el ladrillazo

SPANISH DREAM is a project of the group Cadelasverdes that proposes a critical reflection on the economic crisis and his consequences. At present we are present at a situation that is provoking serious economic imbalances in the whole world. In Spain, especially, this circumstance has met accentuated by the famous real-estate bubble. The idea refers to the American Dream as […]

Pecha Kucha Vigo. Volumen 2
21-02-2013 No Comments

Pecha Kucha Vigo. Volumen 2

:: 20 images x 20 seconds :: 6 minutes + 40 seconds :: Around 12-15 speakers expose his ideas, projects, designs through 20 slides of 20 second each one. The participants are students, professional, professors, employers… of different disciplines. Pecha Kucha Vigo vol. 2 to the 20:30 in the café of the FRAME with the following speakers: – Anxo Pintos […]

Neoplasticity | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
15-02-2013 No Comments

Neoplasticity | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

In the year 2008, Lego presented the Sears Towers of Chicago inside his line «Architecture», the first work of a series that would develop in the following years with the Guggenheim Museum of New York, Sídney’s opera or tthree paradigmatic modernity housings: the Fallingwater House of Frank Lloyd Wright, the Farnsworth House of Mies van de Rohe and the Villa Saboya of Le Corbusier. The […]

The VIIth Days of Architecture and Design
15-02-2013 No Comments

The VIIth Days of Architecture and Design

The Cluster da Madeira de Galicia invites you to take part in the Days VII of Architecture and Design that will take place next February 28, in the building Cersia, of Santiago de Compostela. The design is a fundamental tool in the process of innovation, so much in the part of the own definition and product development, since in his […]

Metonymy · Cristina Iglesias
14-02-2013 No Comments

Metonymy · Cristina Iglesias

Cristina Iglesias (San Sebastián, 1956) began her training in art in Barcelona, focusing on the fields of drawing and ceramics. She completed her studies at Chelsea School of Art in London at the beginning of the 1980s. It was during this decade that her career within the institution of art took off, favoured by her presence at events such as […]

Historic cities program exhibition
11-02-2013 No Comments

Historic cities program exhibition

On February 6 it was inaugurated in the Support Agency for Architecture Barcelona (AAAB) opens the Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s traveling exhibition on its Historic Cities Program. On view in the Catalonian capital until 27th February, videos, photographs and drawings of restoration projects in Cairo, Kabul, Djenné or Zanzibar – following parameters like social and environmental contexts, adaptation to […]

Dolores Alonso, sailing against the stream
07-02-2013 No Comments

Dolores Alonso, sailing against the stream

In the last decade, the architecture in Spain happens for a stage of creative brilliance. This documentary series does a portrait of the Spanish contemporary, understood architecture not only as artistic activity, but also pragmatic and utilitarian.

The Spanish architects publicize his declaration
31-01-2013 No Comments

The Spanish architects publicize his declaration

The Consejo Superior de los Colegios de Arquitectos de España, publicizes the declaration of opposition to the draft of draft bill of Professional Services, according to which to exercise the architecture in Spain, it would not be necessary to be an architect. DECLARATION FOR THE SPANISH ARCHITECTURE The Architecture is recognized by our company as a specific activity, of public […]

The architect and the company. Manolo Gallego
22-01-2013 No Comments

The architect and the company. Manolo Gallego

Manolo Gallego Jorreto. Architect. Golden medal of the Architecture that grants the Top Advice of the Architects’ Colleges of Spain. He was a charter member of the Museum do Pobo Galego, of the Seminar of Galician Studies and of the Luis Seoane Foundation (1996).

Eduardo Souto de Moura, Wolf Price 2013
22-01-2013 No Comments

Eduardo Souto de Moura, Wolf Price 2013

The Foundation Wolf, a non-profit-making institution with headquarters in Israel, grants from 1978 his prizes to scientists in five categories – agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine and Physics-, and one to artists, rotating between the disciplines of Architecture, Music, Painting and Sculpture. In this category of the Arts, the last edition has rewarded the Portuguese Eduardo Souto de Moura, from whom […]

The IInd Congress on the future of the architect
21-01-2013 One Comment

The IInd Congress on the future of the architect

The space of debate on the future of the Architecture in the University, the employment, the Administration, new forms of work, the communication… Location: LASEDE · COAM Adress: HORTALEZA, 63,  MADRID Congress Organice : ASEJA GR and asociación de Arquitectos (Aa)

Tschumi, the concept and the Villette Parc | Marcelo Gardinetti
21-01-2013 No Comments

Tschumi, the concept and the Villette Parc | Marcelo Gardinetti

For Tschumi, they must never break the rules at the expense of the concept. The concept recounts to an idea. An abstraction that expresses a quantity of knowledge acquired in a form of understanding. Conceiving is an exercise that consists of joining in the mind several realities to create one new, different from any previous idea. In this respect, the […]

Architect, chamber ... action!
08-01-2013 No Comments

Architect, chamber … action!

Architect, chamber … action! Course of architecture and documentary cinema offers the opportunity to approach the architects’ work as Le Corbusier, Richard Neutra or Mies van der Rohe thanks to the analysis realized by a group of specialists across a series of conferences who will take place every Friday from January 11 until May 10. Besides the conferences, the course […]

Group us all | Jorge Gorostiza
25-08-2012 One Comment

Group us all | Jorge Gorostiza

It is probable that many young persons do not know to what there refers the title of this entry of the blog, for others it will mean very much, so much of hope, since of lost illusions. Evidently it is the beginning of a strophe of a Spanish translation of La Internacional, the revolutionary excellent melody of last century. Though at […]

Arquitectura y política
09-05-2012 94 Comments

Arquitectura y política

This one is a book that it invites the architects to operate and to join the political space. His authors propose to rescue that ethical vision that inspired the democratic illustrated rationalists of the 19th century, with the aim to construct a renewed progressive thought of the architecture in the new millenium. And it is that this artistic and cultural […]

Informes de Construcción [379 documents]
03-05-2012 No Comments

Informes de Construcción [379 documents]

Founded the year 1948 on the Technical Institute of the Construction and of the Cement, Informes de la Construcción is a scientific publication with quarterly periodicity. It treats topics of architecture, engineering, public works, environment, facilities, rehabilitation, constructive systems, technologies of tests, ensued from investigations of components and systems of the building, etc. The magazine is directed architects, engineers, construction companies, […]

The Strange Death of Architectural Criticism
24-04-2012 2 Comments

The Strange Death of Architectural Criticism

This one is the title of Martin Pawley’s posthumous book, one of the British critics of the second half of the 20th century, together with Reyner Banham and J. M. Richards, and it expresses a worrying fact: the critique of architecture, so influential a few decades ago, today has an irrelevant paper. In case of the critique of architecture there […]

Building | José Ramón Hernández Correa
08-03-2012 2 Comments

Building | José Ramón Hernández Correa

I am constructing a house. This one, and the smallest ship, is the only thing that I still have now, after years of frenzy. To construct a house: In that penultimate stage of my life it was doing so many people that almost I had been forgotten what it was meaning. It is a magic. Independently of the major or […]

Valerian Borowczyk. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
21-10-2011 One Comment

Valerian Borowczyk. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

Continuing with the series of texts on the similarities between the filming of a movie and the construction of a building, now I mention the director Walerian Borowczyk, today practically forgotten, but of that I remember his marvellous movie Blanche, before in the eighties it was very known by his erotic movies in that I was interested less than before mentioned, though […]

Amos Gitai. Architects and filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
22-09-2011 26 Comments

Amos Gitai. Architects and filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

In two previous income I have published two texts, the first one of René Clair and second one Sigfried Giedion, on the relations between rolling a movie and constructing a building. Another day I found another text in the same sense, this time of the interesting israeli Amos Gitai (in the photography), certainly, son of the architect Munio Weinraub and student of architecture in […]

Sigfried Giedion. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
21-09-2011 47 Comments

Sigfried Giedion. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

In the previous entrance spoke of a director of cinema, René Clair, that compared to do a film with building a building. In this occasion is a theorist of the architecture, Sigfried Giedion, the one who in his more known book, Space and time in architecture published in 1941, quotes the relation between the cinema and the architecture: «Concerning 1880, […]

René Clair. Architects and Moviimakers | Jorge Gorostiza
20-09-2011 49 Comments

René Clair. Architects and Moviimakers | Jorge Gorostiza

René Clair is a French director in his moment acclaimed and admired, arriving to be member of the French Academy, but that today has been practically forgotten, what extrapolated to the actuality poses how many famous cineastas and current writers will remember  inside some years, by fault to be subjected to the tyranny of the immediate fame. Clair In his films […]

The first spot | Jorge Gorostiza
08-07-2011 One Comment

The first spot | Jorge Gorostiza

A few months ago I found in the yearbook Motion Picture Studio Directory, edited in EE. UU. in 1921, which might be the first advertisement of an art director, and I write «it might be», because it is the first one that I have found, but there can be previous others. It published it, I suppose that paying it, a […]

P.E of protection and conditioning of the Archaeologic Park of the Rocha | RVR Arquitectos
12-01-2011 41 Comments

P.E of protection and conditioning of the Archaeologic Park of the Rocha | RVR Arquitectos

The Castle of To Rocha Forte was built in the 13th century south of the city of Santiago, his history is intimately linked to the one of the city and to the one of the clashes that produced  along the 14th and 15th centuries between the bourgeoisie of Santiago and his gentleman, the archbishop, until his total destruction in the […]