Tag: biografia

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream
10-05-2018 No Comments

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream

Josep Lluis Sert, un sueño nómada Josep Lluís Sert was the first Spanish architect of international reputation. “Apostle of the rationalism in Spain”. Apostle of the rationalism in Spain and Dean of the Faculty of Harvard’s Architecture during almost two decades, Sert was also a man full of contradictions. A rebellious spirit. Free verse in a world dominated by the […]

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. Una biografía crítica
31-01-2017 No Comments

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. Una biografía crítica

This book is a reproduction and extension of the ‘critical biography’ Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s published by Franz Schulze in 1985 (and translated into the Spanish in 1986), that was the first complete study of this teacher of the modern architecture. With the incorporation as co-author of Edward Windhorst, this second edition, totally checked, presents new investigations and rests […]

Le Corbusier. Le Grand
06-10-2016 No Comments

Le Corbusier. Le Grand

A spectacular visual biography of the life and work of Le Corbusier (1887–1965), one of Modernism’s most influential architects, urban planners, and theorists. Approximately 2,000 images and documents, many previously unpublished, feature his major built works, urban plans, paintings, publications, and furniture as well as sketches, archival photographs, and personal correspondence. Rarely seen photographs and correspondence shed new light on […]

Le Corbusier - Documentary
05-05-2015 No Comments

Le Corbusier – Documentary

An excellent overview of the life and work of architect Le Corbusier including discussion of the Unite d’Habitation in Marseilles and in Part 2 his work in Chandigarh, India.

The spirit of the hens | José Ramón Hernández Correa
06-10-2014 2 Comments

The spirit of the hens | José Ramón Hernández Correa

In the first course of architecture of the ETSAM, which for me was of 1977-78, there was a subject (for damned me) that was called “Analysis of Forms”, and whose professor was Javier Seguí. (Another professor of the subject – I believe that it came a little later, but I it do not remember good – she was Helena Iglesias, who […]

Sverre Fehn. The Pattern of Thoughts
14-04-2014 One Comment

Sverre Fehn. The Pattern of Thoughts

As recipient of the 1997 Pritzker Architecture Prize—the profession’s highest honor—Norwegian architect Sverre Fehn has had an impact not only in his home country but around the globe. His projects, often described as being instilled with a human quality, include the Norwegian Pavilion at the 1958 Brussels World Exhibition and the Nordic Pavilion at the 1962 Venice Biennale, the Hamar […]

My memories of the School of Architecture | Antón Capitel
04-10-2013 3 Comments

My memories of the School of Architecture | Antón Capitel

1. I arrived to the School of Architecture of Madrid in October of 1964. It began the plan 1964, called plan “ye-ye”, of five years and matrícula direct, without entry neither initiation, neither selectivity, neither at all. We were 1.000 the enrolled. The asignaturas were Algebra linear and infinitesimal Calculation, Physical, Analysis of Forms and general Drawing. The chair of […]

Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004). Biography of a look
26-09-2013 No Comments

Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004). Biography of a look

Henri Cartier Bresson (August 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004) was a famous French photographer considered by many the father of the fotorreportaje. He preached always with the idea of catching the decisive instant, version translated from his “images on the sly”. It was a question of putting, so, the head, the eye and the heart in the same moment […]

Jane Eyre
15-03-2013 No Comments

Jane Eyre

I am rereading in my time free Jane Eyre and finding a good number of very interesting elements that had happened unnoticed in previous readings – I recognize it, to me the Brontë me can from the adolescence. Already I have commented in some another occasion on the useful thing that seems to me to incorporate literary references to the […]

The architecture of the humility
14-01-2011 1,474 Comments

The architecture of the humility

My tendency to the design and the art of the images and his sense was born of the interest for the crux of the world and of the life. Any artistic work of fret seems to have his origin in the autobiographical area of the recollections, the experiences and the personal fights. An inherent affinity exists between the world and […]