Tag: Cristina García-Rosales

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 […]

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 […]

Exhibition The Woman Constructs
08-03-2013 No Comments

Exhibition The Woman Constructs

Thursday On March 14, 2013, from 7 p.m.. Included inside the Festival of Women’s Looks. This itinerant exhibition presents works constructed by three generations of women arquitectas. It has crossed diverse countries as Spain, Italy, The Lebanon and Netherlands, shaping an alive and dynamic offer on having incorporated new projects in each of the places that he visits. Far from […]

The ephemeral thing, in the architecture and in the life | Cristina García-Rosales
13-12-2012 One Comment

The ephemeral thing, in the architecture and in the life | Cristina García-Rosales

To speak about the ephemeral thing is to speak about our current reality. If we abide ourselves by his definition in the Dictionary of the Spanish Language, we state that ephemeral it is: 1. Passenger, of short duration. 2. That has the duration of an alone day. For what easily we deduce that the news that we follow for Internet […]

Why do we write? | Cristina García-Rosales
23-08-2012 One Comment

Why do we write? | Cristina García-Rosales

It is a question that we we all have done to ourselves, which we write more often and those who scribble a few intimate notes in a leaf of paper. The critics, the journalists, the writers, historians, blogueros, architects and philosophers. Those who are remunerated by the fact of writing and those that – almost always – we it do […]

The crisis like opportunity? Summer story | Cristina García-Rosales
28-07-2012 No Comments

The crisis like opportunity? Summer story | Cristina García-Rosales

Crisis was a girl gordezuela. It had born in the year 2008 and had many parents: the brothers Lethman, were two of them, several big banks or rather bank national and international groups – as the Stanley Morgan, the Chase Manhattan Bank or the Santander – were different, and certainly, there were the electrical, chemical, pharmaceutical or food-processing multinationals, the […]

The city of the children, Francesco Tonucci (Frato) | Cristina García-Rosales
18-07-2012 No Comments

The city of the children, Francesco Tonucci (Frato) | Cristina García-Rosales

The contemporary cities, specially the megalópolis, that is to say those who are excessively big and dispersed, have been designed traditionally for that male that we consider to be healthy, active, productive and motorized. In them the car is the one that occupies first place and in his center children do not meet. And they are not seen, because they […]

The secret sea | Cristina García-Rosales
29-06-2012 No Comments

The secret sea | Cristina García-Rosales

The architect Le Corbusier carried away of the sea, was also an enthusiast of the transatlantic ones. When it realized his first trip to New York, invited by the authorities of EUUU, it did it on board of one and remained very impressed on having experimented during the voyage, that the life of a ship was differentiating very little of […]

The beauty in the architecture | Cristina García-Rosales
15-05-2012 5 Comments

The beauty in the architecture | Cristina García-Rosales

“The beauty is not a place where the cowards are going to stop” Antonio Gamoneda In epochs of crisis and of vacuous words, the beauty is an attribute that some of they of them consider to be superfluous. Others already have separated it as a banal term, developing in the last times an aesthetics kitch, of nature Disney or her […]

Deshevelled architectures or how to do the love and the revolution in the design of the city | Cristina García-Rosales
10-05-2012 31 Comments

Deshevelled architectures or how to do the love and the revolution in the design of the city | Cristina García-Rosales

To Mara Chao It does little Elisa Valero compiled a glossary of terms related to the sustainable planning directed by the from Granada arquitecta and coordinated by the young architects of Estella (Navarre), Lorenzo Barnó y Agnieska Stepien. I took part with the term “affective sustainbility”. Now I have run up with another term, which has come towards me as […]

Presentation of the book  "Deseo de Ciudad"
07-05-2012 2 Comments

Presentation of the book “Deseo de Ciudad”

We live through moments of indecisions and uncertainties, but also of new ideas that can stimulate us towards important changes. Let’s not leave us to go for the inertia and let’s bet for an architectural clear and round innovation. The groups, architects and arquitectas that appear in this book, this way do it and his works and actions can use […]

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [V] | Cristina García-Rosales
24-04-2012 2 Comments

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [V] | Cristina García-Rosales

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [IV] | Cristina García-Rosales Crossed by some Niemeyer’s buildings. Let’s be going to do now a short tour for the most out-standing buildings, as if we were in Brasilia visiting the city and we had access to enter them. Planned buildings all for the architect Niemeyer. I think […]

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [III] | Cristina García-Rosales
10-04-2012 4 Comments

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [III] | Cristina García-Rosales

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [II] | Cristina García-Rosales The 20th century and the Modern Movement What did happen with the arrival of the 20th century? The need to implant a formula hygienist and humanist inside an igalitarian concept of bottom, especially, from the end of the guerras mundial, did that architects and […]

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [I] | Cristina García-Rosales
27-03-2012 2 Comments

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [I] | Cristina García-Rosales

” The beauty is imposed in the sensibility of the human being “ Oscar Niemeyer Introduction The desire to plan an ideal city understood as area of life has is started in different moments of the history. Thinkers and architects have developed his aptitude to imagine, to feel and, later, to construct in the space, places capable of sheltering igalitarian […]

Carta abierta a Arturo Pérez Reverte, autor del artículo “Urbanismo de Género y Génera” | Cristina García-Rosales
09-02-2012 One Comment

Carta abierta a Arturo Pérez Reverte, autor del artículo “Urbanismo de Género y Génera” | Cristina García-Rosales

Mr Perez Reverte: I have read yesterday in his blog – of causality – the ironic article and descalificador for that we are employed at these topics, which you title “Urbanismo de Género y Génera”. I write to him as arquitecta, as expert in kind and city and since socia founder of the Association The Woman Constructs, association in which I […]

Affective sustainability | Cristina García-Rosales
18-11-2011 One Comment

Affective sustainability | Cristina García-Rosales

They have happened already some years, since the arquitecta Adriana Bisquert coined the term “affective sustainability”. Term tied ” to the urbanism of the affections ” and to the vision of the women, depositaries of these sentires and knowledgeable of the implicit wisdom of the city, thanks to his near and daily relation with the space. It was a new […]