Tag: Brasil

Another essential Brazilian | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
08-04-2019 No Comments

Another essential Brazilian | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

This wandering through the legacy of Oscar Niemeyer takes one to the Brazilian culture. And within it architecture as an accepted expression, promoted and integrated into a kind of national “being”. Because that journey of centennial and exceptional man is also the path of a culture. To verify what has been said, it is enough to refer to Lucio Costa […]

Lina Bo Bardi: tupí or not tupí. Brasil, 1946-1992
09-10-2018 No Comments

Lina Bo Bardi: tupí or not tupí. Brasil, 1946-1992

This exhibition is the first to be held in Spain on the fascinating figure of Lina Bo Bardi (Rome, 1914 – São Paulo, 1992). Trained as an architect in Italy in the 1930s, she moved to Brazil in 1946 with her husband, the critic and art collector Pietro María Bardi, as part of the massive wave of post-war emigration from […]

Ernesto Neto: the body that takes me
04-03-2014 No Comments

Ernesto Neto: the body that takes me

From the last February 14 it is possible to visit the retrospective on Ernesto Neto, one of the most excellent sculptors of Brazil, which develops in a total of nine rooms of the Guggenheim of Bilbao. During this tour for the path of the artist, who begins in porch of the museum with the piece The body that falls down and finishes […]

Revista 1:100 nº 38
19-07-2012 4 Comments

Revista 1:100 nº 38

In November of last year the Seminar of Latin-American Architecture that was realized in Campinas and San Paul’s Biennial show, in Brazil they were the perfect excuse to travel and to come to this incredible city most filled with Brazil and considering all his metropolitan area, the major metropolis of South America. Only for his urban structure and architectural quality, […]

Pimp my carroça
11-04-2012 2 Comments

Pimp my carroça

The recollectors of resíduos do a fundamental work for the recycling of resíduos. An activity of great environmental and social value realized with carts. Mundane, an artist of São Paulo is asking for collaboration for the collective financing of Pimp my carroça, a project of customización and improvement of carts of classifiers and it is doing it across Catarse, a […]

(:) Siza
29-03-2012 624 Comments

(:) Siza

(2 points) is a publication dedicated to the analysis of relevant projects of the contemporary architecture from the point of view of his construction. An attentive study to the materialization of every design, for which different scales of a project are reproduced, penetrating into less evident aspects of the current architecture. Ibere Camargo begins this series of publications with the […]

Brazilian Architecture: Paulo Mendes da Rocha
07-07-2011 39 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Paulo Mendes da Rocha’s architecture shocks already to the first sight: it demonstrates, in spite of only observing it, his condition of fruit of a creative action, for the opportunity of his emergency, for the consistency of his spatial structure and, in end, for the solvency of his plasticity. No gesture of the author who betrays alleviation or impulse of […]

Beyond Modernist Masters: Contemporary Architecture in Latin America
09-03-2011 47 Comments

Beyond Modernist Masters: Contemporary Architecture in Latin America

The main part of the books published on the Latin American architecture treat of the Modern Architecture of the decades comprised between 1920 and 1960. It is undoubted the strength and the character of the protagonists of that production, one of the bequeathed of Modern Architecture more interesting by his connotations of freedom and experimentation in some much freer surroundings […]

Los limites de la transparencia | Jorge Oteiza
22-02-2010 525 Comments

Los limites de la transparencia | Jorge Oteiza

Channel foundation. Madrid. From 25 February 2010. The Fundación Channel presents a selection of works of the Basque sculptor, Jorge Oteiza (Orio, Guipúzcoa, 1908 – San Sebastián, 2003) that correspond to the culmination of the project called “experimental”Intention, with which obtained in 1957 the Sculpture First Prize of the IV Biennial of São Paulo (Brazil) and his international consecration. Flotación. […]

Modernist House. Gregori Warchavchik
07-08-2009 52 Comments

Modernist House. Gregori Warchavchik

Built by Gregori Warchavchik in the Rua Itápolis in the suburb of Pacaembu, São Paulo, the Casa Modernista [Modernist House] was inaugurated on 26 March, 1930 with a major exhibition of modern art. The show, which lasted until 20 April and which attracted over 20,000 visitors, presented a coordinated complex of architecture and interior design, allowing the perception of the […]

Brazilian Architecture: Gregori Warchavchik
07-08-2009 60 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: Gregori Warchavchik

Gregori I. Warchavchik (Odessa, on April 2, 1896 – São Paulo, on July 27, 1972) was one of the principal names of the first generation of architects of the Modern Movement of Brazil. There was treating himself about one architect of Russian origin, that it came to Brazil in 1923, after happening for Italy, where it began his studies of […]

Glass house. João Batista Vilanova Artigas
07-07-2009 1,511 Comments

Glass house. João Batista Vilanova Artigas

Constructed in the same area that the first residence of the architect (1942), the house is placed to the bottom of the lot, inside a garden. Concebida as a linear volume, presents a cover inclined to two waters inside that generates a great vertical clearance in the room of being and the second plant in the end of the building, […]

Residence Saavedra. Lucio Costa
07-07-2009 44 Comments

Residence Saavedra. Lucio Costa

“Our house appears, this way, almost always little decked and poor person, compared with the opulence of the palaces and villas Italians… Nevertheless, to affirm that it does not take any value as a work of architecture is something that does not correspond to the reality.” Lucio Costa. The Residence Saavedra is located in Correias, in Petrópolis, RJ. House of […]

Brazilian Architecture: Lucio Costa
07-07-2009 44 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: Lucio Costa

The Brazilian architect Lucio Costa was born in France in 1902 and expired in Rio of Janeiro in June, 1998. Son of Brazilians, realized the basic studies in England and Switzerland, until 1916, and architect graduated in 1924, in the Art school, in the city of Rio of Janeiro. The interest woken up by Lucio Costa’s works comes from the […]

Brazil
07-07-2009 1,418 Comments

Brazil

1) Like INTRODUCTION ON THE MODERN BRAZILIAN ARCHITECTURE. According to Kenneth Frampton, the beginning of the modern Brazilian architecture can distinguish in the company formed by Lucio Costa y Gregori Warchavichk, Russian architect, who was employed at Italy influenced by the futurists. The appointment of Coast, after the revolution of 30 of Getulio Vargas, as the director of the art […]

Brazilian Architecture: João Batista Vilanova Artigas
08-01-2009 31 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: João Batista Vilanova Artigas

Since we know, the architecture of the modern Brazilian movement was coming from tropes extracted from the syntax of the purism from Him Corbusier, principally the use of pilotis and the traffic by means of ramps. Both elements would acquire one paper emphasized in the evolution of Vilanova Artigas’s architecture once drifted apart from Wright; an influence that still was […]

Brazilian Architecture: Affonso Eduardo Reidy
07-01-2009 90 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: Affonso Eduardo Reidy

Between the introductory ones, of the hand of Corbusier, of the modern architecture in Brazil, besides Lucio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer, there might not be allowed mentioning to the carioca Affonso Eduardo Reidy, who in spite of having less constructed work – that not projects – and of having devoted itself almost exclusively to the public function, it contributed fundamental […]