Tag: artículo

The good, the bad and the ugly | Jorge Meijide
08-02-2013 No Comments

The good, the bad and the ugly | Jorge Meijide

The good, the bad and the ugly Thomas De Quincey, unusual thinker and englishman writer of the 18th century, in his test Of The murder considered since one of the fine arts leaves us a famous and agreeable follow-up that gives that to think, he says this way “it begins one for a murder be allowing, soon it will not […]

Defense of the defensible thing | bRijUNi
01-02-2013 2 Comments

Defense of the defensible thing | bRijUNi

The history of the contemporary architecture, that is to say, from “the death” of the modern movement, it is the history of the search of the approximation to the company. First with the review that the young members of the CIAM propose in the TEAM 10, looking for an urbanism more human and nearer to what today we name fenomenología. […]

Necropolis | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
18-01-2013 No Comments

Necropolis | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Models of architecture exist, tests before the final construction where they make concrete, contributing material and time, the terms that will allow to solve in a more suitable way the project. But also there exist anatomical, cartographic, playful models … that represent or serve to the life to scale. Arthur Nersesian, in his novel Staten Island, us presents a type of […]

Modern architecture for a postmodern company | Aldo G. Facho Dede
08-01-2013 One Comment

Modern architecture for a postmodern company | Aldo G. Facho Dede

I write this note motivated by two conversations supported a time ago, both touched the topic from different but convergent angles in the sense of the force of the Modern Architecture in our times. The first one was with the architect Rubén Pesci from the analysis of a project at which we are employed. We were discussing the composition and […]

The life, instructions of use | Jorge Rodríguez
07-01-2013 No Comments

The life, instructions of use | Jorge Rodríguez

“Opens yours eyes, look“1 There is not fortuitous the way in which Georges Perec begins the one that a posteriori turned into greatest work of the literature of the second half of the 20th century. And neither there is fortuitous the formal complex structure that contains it, relating the life of almost 200 prominent figures who shared building across a […]

Trilito | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
13-12-2012 No Comments

Trilito | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

In the year 1949, Alejandro de la Sota projected a residential set in Galicia: a series of temporary housings that were separated of the traditional idea of hotel, locating the housings for different types of dispersed families on the territory, while the common services would center in another isolated building. Between the residential proposed types one appears with a very simple […]

Gordon Matta-Clark and the demolition of the white bucket | Ángel Cerviño
06-12-2012 No Comments

Gordon Matta-Clark and the demolition of the white bucket | Ángel Cerviño

“Why hang things on a wall when the own wall constitutes a half so stimulating? It is the rigid mentality that establishes that the architects install the walls and the artists decorate them, what more offends my sense of both professions.” (Gordon Matta-Clark) A good part of the works minimalistas produced from finals of the years sixty of the past […]

A cross, a crossing | José Valladares
27-11-2012 One Comment

A cross, a crossing | José Valladares

1 To the left side the wonderful plane of Santiago de Compostela that Juan Lopez Freire realized as far back as 1796, in those years apparently master builder of the city. Of the same one has been outlined often the attention with which the urban form is drawn, and that we recognize still today in any plane of Compost Her: […]

Studies of architecture or companies of architecture? | Stepienybarno
28-09-2012 One Comment

Studies of architecture or companies of architecture? | Stepienybarno

It is clear that to be an architect today is a profession, when less, complicated it, for not saying of high risk. The crisis is beastly for all, but in our sector of the architecture and the construction it has damaged more than in the majority. For it, it seems to us to be interesting us to stop to think […]

Tiempos próximos | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
31-12-2011 2 Comments

Tiempos próximos | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Since it comes being habitual in these dates, the Fundación Caja de Arquitectos has published his calendar for the next year, in this occasion dedicated the architect Francisco de Asís Cabrero (1912-2005), on there having be fulfilled the centenary of his birth. The efeméride has remembered me when, precisely ten years ago, in December, 2001, I had the opportunity to […]

Pencil | Alberto Alonso Oro
10-08-2010 No Comments

Pencil | Alberto Alonso Oro

El lápiz es la herramienta más económica para escribir o dibujar y compañero inseparable de artistas y profesionales. Este sencillo instrumento tiene aproximadamente unos 230 años de vida. Los primeros lápices se fabricaron en Inglaterra con grafito de la mina Seathwaite Fell, de los bosques de Borrowdale (condado de Cumberland, Cumbria, Inglaterra) sobre 1564. een un principio se utilizo para […]