Tag: Auguste Perret

Lubetkin: Whipsnade's manifest | José Ramón Hernández Correa
11-03-2019 One Comment

Lubetkin: Whipsnade’s manifest | José Ramón Hernández Correa

On November 7, 2003 my friend Ángel Sanguino gave me a book published by the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya titled Aprendiendo de todas sus casas. It gave it to me during a food that a group of friends architects we were doing in Toledo on the first Fridays of every month, and to whose desserts we were reading an article […]

Projecting the window | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
25-05-2015 2 Comments

Projecting the window | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

The geometry of the hollow affects simultaneously so much in the perceptive interior variable – exterior, since in the lighting of a stay or the own constructive solution of the surrounding one. The traditional vertical hollow associated with the construction of walls ambles, defines a spatial and emotional threshold between the exterior nature and the interior space in semidarkness; the […]

Bohigas's fantasies (or the advertising lies of the Catalans) | Antón Capitel
27-06-2014 3 Comments

Bohigas’s fantasies (or the advertising lies of the Catalans) | Antón Capitel

I believe honestly that Coderch is not the best architect of Spain in the 20th century, if any sense is that this definition made. Of looking for one, the best they would have been Alejandro de la Sota or Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza. None of the two was from Madrid, Jack of Pontevedra and Oíza of Navarre, but the […]

Studies on tectonic culture
13-05-2014 No Comments

Studies on tectonic culture

Studies on tectonic culture it rewrites the tradition of the modern architecture. The notion of tectonic as there uses Frampton – the vision of the architecture as constructive technology – constitutes a challenge to the conventional current of thought on the artistic limits of the postmodern era. In fact, Frampton says, the modern architecture has much more that to see […]

Berthold Lubetkin. Architecture and the tradition of progress
19-07-2013 No Comments

Berthold Lubetkin. Architecture and the tradition of progress

Few architectural monographs collect in a complete way the entire life and works of one author. Berthold Lubetkin. Architecture and the tradition of progress is certainly one of those cases. The book, originally published by RIBA in 1992 has just been reprinted and completed by Artifice Books in an essential volume. Berthold Lubetkin (1901-1990) came from Russia to United Kingdom […]