Tag: cultura

Domestic domain. Border and boundary as "enclosure" | Luis Gil
03-02-2020 No Comments

Domestic domain. Border and boundary as “enclosure” | Luis Gil

The rediscovery of the edge and the enclosure as an object of study and as a generator of new ways of understanding where current affairs happen, not as in the cultural and presentation issue of the subject being limited by the metaphor of the transition of the end and in particular of the crisis neoliberal of the end of the […]

Architectures on the border and border | Luis Gil
27-01-2020 No Comments

Architectures on the border and border | Luis Gil

If the edge, as a boundary or border, can only be approached by force (energy in a pure state without cultivating) or the strategy attached to its concretion, the technique (the invention that allows acting to deceive adversity), history architectures gestated at the border it has also materialized in a double formalization. In this way, the border and border space […]

The border city | Luis Gil
20-01-2020 No Comments

The border city | Luis Gil

The liminal cities, they are of entry and exit, susceptible to be besieged and therefore forced to protection in adverse moments. They are spaces or surrounding territories fighting at the same time against the outside that with the own necessity to grow like other communities in more stable situations. The closed or walled city, both the maritime, the one built […]

The border of contact, encounter and exchange space | Luis Gil
13-01-2020 No Comments

The border of contact, encounter and exchange space | Luis Gil

The intrinsic nature of the border is that of being an area of danger, an insecure space in which the development of the essential tasks of life requires a state of continuous alertness. It is the space for the exchange of energy, where it is released or integrated into new areas, which implies a constant rebalancing of the forces acting […]

Case Study Houses
07-01-2020 No Comments

Case Study Houses

The Case Study House program is a landmark of American architecture. Its driving force, John Entenza, was a champion of Modernism who gathered some of history’s greatest talents, including Richard Neutra, Charles an Ray Eames, and Eero Saarinen. This retrospective revisits all 36 prototype homes through comprehensive documentation, photography, floor plans, and sketches. The Case Study House program (1945–1966) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and […]

The plan as a tool for border overflow | Luis Gil
30-12-2019 No Comments

The plan as a tool for border overflow | Luis Gil

The border as a tense space that opposes its transit, requires effort, determination, formal or fundamental change to be transgressed and overcome or inhabited temporarily or continuously. Thus, the passage through the border or the limit, the jump from one medium to another implies the discovery of a technique that makes possible the survival in the other margin, the change, […]

The border, artificial and invented mechanism | Luis Gil
23-12-2019 No Comments

The border, artificial and invented mechanism | Luis Gil

In this way when the natural barrier (the geographical accident) artificially used to protect the interior ecosystem, is insufficient, inadequate or non-existent for the desired economic or social use, then man develops not only artificiality over the natural but also takes a step more and build an ex-novo border. It is an invention that saves the natural deficiency, and around […]

Limits, nature and artifice | Luis Gil
16-12-2019 No Comments

Limits, nature and artifice | Luis Gil

When talking about limit or border, the words of bankruptcy or separation are instantly added to the conversation. A first approach to the definition of boundary or border spaces, would limit them as those areas of emptiness or obstacle that are shaped or structured as a nature that is little or not practicable, in which the movement slows down or […]

Mastery as a fundamental and physical problem of boundary and border phenomena | Luis Gil
09-12-2019 No Comments

Mastery as a fundamental and physical problem of boundary and border phenomena | Luis Gil

The movement and walking is innate to the activity of man, for various reasons, from the great migrations and movements in the search for Paleolithic hunting to the present day. A movement that was originally forced by the need to survive against the adverse nature, much earlier than the subsequent sedentary and articulation of man with the territory through the […]

Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses
03-12-2019 No Comments

Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses

The most varied study on American modernist houses, with the best examples of this popular architectural style worldwide. The Mid-Century Modern (American architectural modernism) is one of the most celebrated architectural styles of all time. Frequently characterized by open spaces, swimming pools, sunken living rooms and masonry fireplaces, this golden stage of architecture and design is especially linked to the […]

Allegory of the border and the limit | Luis Gil
02-12-2019 No Comments

Allegory of the border and the limit | Luis Gil

The neoliberal actuality that we have had to live makes it difficult, like no other, to refer behaviors, events and attitudes to a stable horizon, a concrete framework that serves as an articulator, as an element of dialogue and background to the analysis of a hardly acotable contemporaneity, nothing defined and a rapid emptying of contents, whose ultimate goal seems […]

Go back before going | bRijUNi
28-10-2019 No Comments

Go back before going | bRijUNi

Contemporary and avant-garde culture, countervanguardia and perhaps underground culture, pop culture and some types of subculture as well as any anti-mainstream movement are likely to advance the evolution of aesthetic (if still existing) and thought issues and their own definition It implies this subversive positioning. It is difficult to clearly state what a thing is and what is not; when […]

XI BIAU - Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial
27-12-2018 No Comments

XI BIAU – Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial

The CALL FOR WORKS FOR THE XI IBEROAMERICAN BIENNIAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING IS NOW OPENO (XI BIAU). The biennial will be held in Asunción (Paraguay) in October 2019 and will show the way of living in Latin America from everyday life. Last Monday, December 17th, Casa América was presented, coinciding with the celebration of the II Ibero-American Congress […]

Atmospheric time | Miquel Lacasta
10-08-2018 No Comments

Atmospheric time | Miquel Lacasta

Atmosphere and climate. In one of his writings, Olafur Eliasson speaks about the atmospheric time.1 In the introduction to the above-mentioned text, The Museums are Radical, Eliasson develops a small statement of the interaction between time and energy. I do not know exactly why it has turned into artist of head-board of many architects, but it is necessary to admit […]

California Crazy. American Pop Architecture
21-06-2018 No Comments

California Crazy. American Pop Architecture

“Combine a free-thinking population with the desire to reinvent itself and you’ll get the perfect breeding ground for the sweeping and the amazing to thrive”. Jim Heimann At the dawn of the automobile era, the passion of Americans for travel gave rise to a new wave of imaginative entrepreneurs who catered to the needs of this new means of transport. […]

Destination Architecture
25-01-2018 No Comments

Destination Architecture

Destination Architecture is the definitive guide of trip for architects, arquituristas and travelers, includes 1.000 of the most attractive structures of the current importance, created by the best architects of the world. This innovative collection is an incomparable resource to explore the best culture constructed of the current importance in all the continents. With his extensive experience, Phaidon has created […]

Cultural factory throws 9 scholarships for his new program of incubation EmprendeArquitectura
08-08-2017 No Comments

Cultural factory throws 9 scholarships for his new program of incubation EmprendeArquitectura

Factoría Cultural, Vivero de Industrias Creativas de Matadero Madrid joins his forces with the Architects’ Official College of Madrid (COAM) in the EmprendeArquitectura’s first edition, a program of support to innovative offers that they bet for the sustainability, the cooperativism, the organic architecture, the use of new technologies, materials and virtual spaces, between other initiatives. The term of project presentation […]

Blanca Espigares Rooney · MasQueTours
01-06-2017 No Comments

Blanca Espigares Rooney · MasQueTours

And now that approaches the season of good time and leisure we travel to Granada to know MasQueTours and to interview Blanca Espigares Rooney, the doctor arquitecta that has started this project. “MasQueTours transforms the concept of visit guided to turn her into an experience of local knowledge, realized in spiral, across different scales: from the territory and his geography up […]

From the tree to the chair
18-04-2017 No Comments

From the tree to the chair

The Center Gaiás Museum inaugurated the pasadomobili on April 7 the new exhibition of the Cidade da Cultura that will lead for title Of The tree to the chair. The wood and his arts. Comisariada for the architect Carlos Seone, the sample will direct the look of the visitors to the environmental wealth of the forests, the tradition in Galicia […]

Theories and history of the contemporary city
14-07-2016 No Comments

Theories and history of the contemporary city

The contemporary city is an uncertain creature. His condition of sumatorio of social and economic, cultural and political, temporary and spatial variables turns her into a multiple puff-pastry difficult to apprehend. Infinity of theories and histories they go decades trying it, from what it has derived a doctrinaire equally vast and complex corpus. The aim of this book is to […]

Sobre el arte de hacer ciudades y Richard Sennett | Miquel Lacasta
01-07-2016 No Comments

Sobre el arte de hacer ciudades y Richard Sennett | Miquel Lacasta

“There are two ways of thinking bring over of what is the public urban space. One supports that it is a discursive space, in which the strangers speak between yes; and other one defends that it is a question of a space of the sight, where the persons interact visually, not verbally. In the history of the thought on the […]

The face of the city | Íñigo García Odiaga
27-06-2016 No Comments

The face of the city | Íñigo García Odiaga

Already for years the city has gained his pulse to the field. The city is synonymous of urban life, of economic activity and of cultural and commercial offer, but not always it it is of well-being or quality of life. The big cities of the Asian southeast are the cities of the planet with major pace of growth, but also […]

More housing for less
09-02-2016 No Comments

More housing for less

More housing for less. There exists an architecture that shows his aptitude to answer to social and cultural demands. Foreign to the bad reputation of the construction and to the exagerate budgets of certain ” major architects “, he adapts to the current context offering simple solutions to the most complex cases. And it is that a few certain conditions […]

Rock, scissors, paper | handarchitecture
20-11-2015 38 Comments

Rock, scissors, paper | handarchitecture

In an occasion accepted the invitation to give a monographic talk in the far Budapest on the “stone in the current Spanish architecture”. It was, at least for me, an odd committed, but took it like an exercise of analysis. I chose some exemplary buildings, realised all having like protagonist the use of the stone, and began to look for […]

Leme
09-06-2015 2 Comments

Leme

LEME is an application gratuíta of the Consello da Cultura Galega, destined to facilitate to the citizens the access and location of equipments and cultural resources in the whole Galicia. But the CCG opened an API in Leme that allows that you present or the entities also could announce his resources and equipments inside the application and be of benefit to […]

1st  Arquia/Real Academia de San Fernando's Fine arts Investigation Scholarships
04-05-2015 No Comments

1st Arquia/Real Academia de San Fernando’s Fine arts Investigation Scholarships

The Arquia Foundation in collaboration with the Royal Academy of San Fernando’s Fine arts, in order to stimulate the investigation in the area of the Architecture, they call a scholarship for the development of a project of investigation to realizing in an academic center of recognized prestige in New York. The aim is tries to stimulate the project accomplishment of […]

Galician heritage for Google Earth
28-04-2015 No Comments

Galician heritage for Google Earth

Let’s sense beforehand patrimoniogalego.net for Google Earth! It is a question of an added and complementary tool to continue patrimoniogalego.net and it one of the programs uses in combination com SIG (systems of geographical information) more powerful and popular of Internet. Only you have to lower this ficheiro KMZ, abrilo from Google Earth and enjoy! Every night our servant realizes an […]

Dead space | Íñigo García Odiaga
09-02-2015 No Comments

Dead space | Íñigo García Odiaga

The summer, the vacations and the leisure invite to going out to the street, to conquering the public space and to socializing. Often the current urbanism, centred on what we might be call the development of the downtown, leaves other spaces to propose scenes to these summer activities. In the edges of the city the left spaces, the dead spaces […]