Tag: conocimiento

The blow is free | Jose Ramon Hernández Correa
08-04-2013 6 Comments

The blow is free | Jose Ramon Hernández Correa

There is an old joke in which one goes to a watchmaker’s with a clock that does not work. The watchmaker opens it, examines it, sticks an energetic blow and it is returned to his owner, already working. – They are five pesetas – he says to him. (It is an old joke). – Five pesetas? For a blow? – […]

Architecture without architects | José Ramón Hernández Correa
04-03-2013 2 Comments

Architecture without architects | José Ramón Hernández Correa

Go ahead that any building, of any epoch and place, has been always well-considered and directed for one o more “architects”, dealing for fell whom they have foreseen, before constructing it, if it was going to fit in the lot, how his dependences were going to be distributed, how it was going to be constructed and how much might cost; […]

Arquitecturas del lapso y cronocartografías del revés
18-06-2012 2 Comments

Arquitecturas del lapso y cronocartografías del revés

After several years of collaborations between the philosopher and mathematical Colombian Fernando Zalamea and the Spanish architect Carlos Tapia, one presents this test that gathers aspects that jump of a few fields you will discipline others. Published by the publishing house urban recollectors, that it appears in scene with a push that clears the obstacles that today suffer the letters […]

Kahn / Komendant | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
11-02-2011 1,410 Comments

Kahn / Komendant | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

In the last chapter of the book “18 years with the architect Louis I. Kahn“, the engineer August Komendant remembers the years in which that both coincided like professors in the University of Pennsylvania. There, Kahn posed the projects of course of the following way: «There was not program, so only gave  some data referred to the needs and a term […]