Tag: Bernard Rudofsky

Imagining the Mediterranean House
05-11-2019 No Comments

Imagining the Mediterranean House

This catalog focuses on the theme of “the Mediterranean house” investigating its operational presence in a limited historical environment: the fifties. Period characterized by the decisive influence in Spain of two masters of international architecture – Gio Ponti and Alberto Sartoris – whose ideology is based on a weighted mediation between tradition and modernity. It is a cultural project of […]

Imagining the Mediterranean house. Italy and Spain in the 50s
19-09-2019 No Comments

Imagining the Mediterranean house. Italy and Spain in the 50s

“What is the Mediterranean? A thousand things at the same time, it is not a landscape, but innumerable landscapes. it is not a sea, but a set of seas.” Fernand Braudel, 1985 The exhibition Imagining the Mediterranean house. Italy and Spain in the 50s on the theme of “the Mediterranean house”, investigating its operational presence in a limited historical environment: […]

Alberto Ferlenga - Architects without architectures. Ordinary architecture and architectural culture in the 20th century
02-06-2014 No Comments

Alberto Ferlenga – Architects without architectures. Ordinary architecture and architectural culture in the 20th century

The study of the rural and popular architecture has been an important favorable environment of the modern architecture; in her the architects have looked for the truth of the forms and the materials, his values of sustainability and of comprehension of the local values. From this context, the conference also traces the contemporary relation between educated and popular architecture. BERNARD […]

The origins of the architecture (IV) | epR
30-12-2013 One Comment

The origins of the architecture (IV) | epR

Often I ask myself when it was begun to speak about energy efficiency. Or, better, when this argument transformed in mere demagoguery and in absolute value capable of justifying mediocre projects. Turning the pages of books of Bernard Rudofsky or Myron Goldfinger we recognize another type of energy efficiency – but also economic and social – capable of forming humanized […]

(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 […]