Tag: china

Oneiric paths of Singapore. Portrait of a metropolis potemkin ... or thirty years of table it levels
23-10-2014 No Comments

Oneiric paths of Singapore. Portrait of a metropolis potemkin … or thirty years of table it levels

Placed almost in the antipodes of the scene that gave origin to the modern project, Singapore is raised surprisingly as triumphant leader of the strategy of the modern housing. Probably as the confluence with the Asian authoritarianism and the mentality, this island and city – condition of the Southeast Asia he has adopted without scruples the program mecanicista and racionalist […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (XI) | Cristina García-Rosales
05-09-2014 One Comment

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (XI) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales I have tried to discover a few arquitectas and designers not known for the great public, who maybe design with another look, placing the human being in the center of his projects, that is to say, to the user. The debate is opened. And to end I […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales
29-08-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales The second arquitecta was Rita Fernandez Queimadelos, also not known. It was employed at Madrid, Murcia and Barcelona, even it does little it was living also and was an accustomed internaut at his 92 years. María Juana Ontañón was the fourth woman in obtaining the title of […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales
09-06-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VIII) | Cristina García-Rosales In Spain she was Matilde Ucelay our first arquitecta and since it finishes his studies in 1936, up to the current moment, 72 years have happened and several generations of women. If there is an arquitecta that should be known in Spain she is, she, Matilde Ucelay […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VIII) | Cristina García-Rosales
02-05-2014 One Comment

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VIII) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VII) | Cristina García-Rosales Now Lina Bo Bardi wanted to have a brief recollection for the italo-Brazilian arquitecta. Well it can be said that, together with Eileen Gray, it shaped the feminine side of the modernity. Lina was born in Rome in 1914 and died in Sao Paulo in 1992. He […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VII) | Cristina García-Rosales
11-04-2014 3 Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VII) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VI) | Cristina García-Rosales Now, and by means of a few slight brushstrokes, I would like to mention another great pioneering European arquitecta: Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, deceased on January 23, 2000 in a hospital of Vienna, when it was on the verge of expiring 103 years. This arquitecta specialized herself in the […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VI) | Cristina García-Rosales
11-04-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VI) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (V) | Cristina García-Rosales We spend now to a slightly later stage-1924-1949-and go away to Finland, the so called country of thousand lakes. Aino Marsio Aalto, was a Finnish arquitecta classified in 1924 in Helsinki, companion of the architect Alvar Aalto. Aino and Alvar Aalto. AAA. The signature of the three […]

Architecture without | Íñigo García Odiaga
10-03-2014 One Comment

Architecture without | Íñigo García Odiaga

The architects we feel attraction for the architecture without, or what is the same thing, for the architecture that has parted with one of his parts. As in another type of products this luck of project without, there turns into a procedure light, but that supports all the flavor. Many are the texts or the exhibitions that gather for example […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (V) | Cristina García-Rosales
07-03-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (V) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales Let’s be going to know now another arquitecta and another type of architecture, inside the same epoch. To the “house at the edge of the sea” or “E.1027”, and to the Irish Eileen Gray who constructed it between 1926 and 1929, being his more important work. To […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales
07-03-2014 2 Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (III) | Cristina García-Rosales Let’s do a jump in the history and of 1900 let’s go to 1920-30, to the so called happy years 20. Though there am assumed that these years belonged to the woman, only they corresponded to them in certain cliches: as that of woman“garcon” smoking a cigarette, […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (III) | Cristina García-Rosales
21-02-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (III) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (II) | Cristina García-Rosales I will begin for Scotland. We all know Charles Reine Mackintosh. Well then, Margaret and Frances Macdonald, two sisters designers (still they did not have the title of arquitectas) worked together with Mackintosh and his friend Herbert MacNair at the beginning of the 20th century – from […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (II) | Cristina García-Rosales
21-02-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (II) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (I) | Cristina García-Rosales After this small introduction I want to offer an honoring to the pioneering woman architects, women who could live through his life with imagination and enthusiasm, which they were capable of breaking molds and customs, allowing the current arquitectas to cross our way with major facility. His […]

Obsolecence do rascacielos | Marcelo Gardinetti
19-04-2013 No Comments

Obsolecence do rascacielos | Marcelo Gardinetti

“Assuming condescendientemente the worse of the taste and value of his clients, the big signatures of architecture are prolonging the life of a type that has not been affected by new ideas or ambitions from the accomplishment of the World Trade Center in 1972. After having turned New York into an unbearable demonstration of architectural mediocrity, now they follow his […]

Ordos
19-12-2012 No Comments

Ordos

Built for 1 million people and currently inhabited by just a few thousand. It’s been called the Dubai of northern China, showered with wealth, packed with public infrastructure and located near to precious natural resources in a region plagued by water-supply troubles. Ordos is a ghost town located in Inner Mongolia. Seeing the potential of this city in terms of […]

The saving like icon | Íñigo García Odiaga
22-05-2012 One Comment

The saving like icon | Íñigo García Odiaga

When the saving is an advertising slogan. London 2012. Already it has begun the countdown for the ceremony that will give beginning to the Olympic Games of London 2012 and the headquarters where the different disciplines will be disputed are ready to receive the athletes and the public. An event of these characteristics has no doubt an advertising capital effect, […]

Wang Shu, premio Pritzker 2012
28-02-2012 2 Comments

Wang Shu, premio Pritzker 2012

The Chinese architect 48-year-old Wang Shu, has been an award winner with the prize Pritzker 2012, considered the Nobel prize of the Architecture, for a handcrafted, respectful work with the environment and of great philosophical depth, in which tradition and modernity coexist of harmonious form. ” The fact that a Chinese architect has been chosen he supposes an important step […]

Cartas Shanghainesas
09-01-2012 246 Comments

Cartas Shanghainesas

Cartas Shanghainesas forms a part of the collection unodecien of the publishing house Lugadero. Every copy is numbered and signed by his author, turning into the literary only object. Cartas Shanghainesas it is the adjournment to format I free of a blog written during a visit – drift across China during the summer of 2010 by José Pérez de Lama. […]

2013 World Landscape Art Exposition Jinzhou China
17-11-2011 5 Comments

2013 World Landscape Art Exposition Jinzhou China

A Galician garden inspired by the dispersed hopscotches for the Galician geography he has turned out to be a victor of an international contest of ideas promoted by Jinzhou’s city, to the northwest of China and organized by the international Federation of architecture of the landscape (IFLA). The garden designed by the lalinense Martin Toimil, of the study of landscape […]