Tag: cartografía

It will be | Sergio de Miguel
17-02-2020 No Comments

It will be | Sergio de Miguel

“Many years later, in front of the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that remote afternoon when his father took him to meet the ice”. Cien años de soledad. Gabriel García Márquez For some reason or intuition we tend to think by adopting temporary codes. We stop in the exact directionality provided by the experience of the past, […]

Formats | Íñigo García Odiaga
17-09-2018 No Comments

Formats | Íñigo García Odiaga

Often one thinks that the formatos only give response to the dimensions of the sheets, the linens or the frames, establishing relations between his different dimensions. Thus the dimensions of the paper are organized to industrial level, being based on the number v2 to establish all the relations between the parts and everything. The format is understood therefore as an […]

Presentations of the session in deferred from the Latin-American I Congreso Redfundamentos
26-12-2017 One Comment

Presentations of the session in deferred from the Latin-American I Congreso Redfundamentos

Presentation of the Congress at the expense of Manuel Blanco (President of Honor), Santiago de Molina (The Director) and Arturo Franco (The Director). With Jose Ignacio Linazasoro‘s participation (President of Honor) Inaugural conference: References and projects. José Ignacio Linazasoro. The Halldor Gunnløgsson House (1959). A look to East from the Sund. Carmen García Sánchez. Protohábitat. Investigation in social, sustainable and sure […]

Architecture and Ornamentation drawings from the National Library of the XIX century
17-11-2016 No Comments

Architecture and Ornamentation drawings from the National Library of the XIX century

This new exhibition of the National Library – curated by Pedro Moleón and Isabel García-Toraño – is articulated in seven different sections: Personalities, Academy (which is divided into three sections: Classical Orders, Architecture and Perspective and Obtaining the title of architect in The Royal Academy of San Fernando), The Journey (divided in turn into Spain Journey and Travelling outside Spain), […]

Platform of maps of the Autonomous government of Galicia
16-06-2016 No Comments

Platform of maps of the Autonomous government of Galicia

A new application already is available to obtain geographical information of Galicia. The Institute of Studies of the Territory (IET), in collaboration with the Agency of Technological Modernization of Galicia (Amtega), has just released this new service of the Center of Unloads of Geographical Information of the Platform of maps of the Autonomous government of Galicia. It is a question of […]

From the horizon (and his dissolution) | Pedro Hernández
09-05-2016 No Comments

From the horizon (and his dissolution) | Pedro Hernández

The present text is, first of all, a simple and small reflection on the exhibition ‘Statements of a negotiation’ that gathers the pictorial work of the artist Francis Alÿs and developed – until Sunday, the 16th of August – in the Museum Tamayo of city of Mexico. Some warnings go ahead. Though I admire enormously the work of the (Belgian) […]

Maps in white | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
25-03-2016 No Comments

Maps in white | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

In 1876 it was publishing for the first time “The Hunting of the Snark“, Lewis Carroll‘s poem with Henry Holyday‘s illustrations. Between a series of drawings loaded with ink, there appears as a revelation the chart “Ocean Chart”, a luck of map that includes the obligatory orientations or the scale, but without visible information in his interior: without vestiges of […]

Visor of ortophotos air of Spain in the different years
25-02-2016 No Comments

Visor of ortophotos air of Spain in the different years

An ortophoto, or ortophotography, is an aerial photography corrected geometrically (ortorectified). Unlike an air image, an ortofoto can be used to realize royal measurements since it is a precise representation of the terrestrial surface, in which there have been corrected the distortions inherent in the air images. The ortophotos combine the characteristics of detail and temporary coverage of the aerial […]

Intimate territories | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
15-06-2015 No Comments

Intimate territories | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

The excellent cartography of the territory of the intimacy, draws it undoubtedly, the housing, that is to say, the space in which we develop our domestic life, is the only programmatical structure of the architecture, in which we go on from the public and social condition to the private and subjective, closed and intimate condition. In the housing we can […]

The maps. An appropriation of the world | Ignacio Grávalos - Patrizia Di Monte
24-04-2015 No Comments

The maps. An appropriation of the world | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

“I can use a mirror, which the things show since are seen, or can use a map, which the things show since are well-considered.” E. Gombrich A paper world. The maps constitute a graphical representation of the territory. But also, in turn, always they have constituted an instrument of ideology and power. They answer to the need to locate processes […]

The Royal Geographical Company in the National Library of Spain. Geography, colonialism and education in the Spain of the Restoration
26-03-2014 No Comments

The Royal Geographical Company in the National Library of Spain. Geography, colonialism and education in the Spain of the Restoration

The Real Sociedad Geográfica, scientific company founded in 1876, has accumulated along his history an important cartographic and bibliographical heritage that in 1971 was deposited in the National Library of Spain, where it remains up to the current importance. The Board of directors of the above mentioned company collaborates with the National Library in this exhibition that assembles some of […]

Archaeology of the recent memory. Construction of the city and the territory in Spain 1986-2012
04-02-2014 No Comments

Archaeology of the recent memory. Construction of the city and the territory in Spain 1986-2012

Exhibition that arises from the works of the Group of Investigation Cultural Landscape, of the Technical University of Madrid, concerning the impact that had the revenue of Spain and Portugal in the Economic European Community in 1986, and to how there transformed the infrastructures and the communication of our country. Across models, planes, photographies, visual cartographies on panels and audio-visual, […]

Spanish architects of the 20th century
09-09-2013 No Comments

Spanish architects of the 20th century

On the occasion of the X Semana of the Architecture of Madrid (September 30 – October 7), the National Library of Spain will inaugurate on October 1 an exhibition in which there will be able to be contemplated a selection of his better drawings of architecture of last century. This exhibition presents planes proceeding from the studies of seventeen Spanish […]

The situation lucid look | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
13-04-2013 No Comments

The situation lucid look | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

The lucid look Situacionism “We propose to invent new scenes in movement.(…) The architecture is the way simplest to articulate the time and the space, of modulating the reality, of making dream. It is not a question only of joints and plastic modulations, expressions of beauty passenger, but of an influential modulation, which registers in the eternal arch of the […]

(in brackets) (I) | Jorge Rodríguez
01-04-2013 No Comments

(in brackets) (I) | Jorge Rodríguez

Soon after viewing for third or fourth time “12 Angry Men”, I understood that John Ford had reason. It was not any more than to see to travel Henry Fonda to understand what was the cinema. I withdrew my Innisfree from myself, of which I am not even native. Now, based and humble connoisseur of that one that surrounds me, I […]