Tag: diseño

The continuous movement | Sergio de Miguel
16-10-2015 41 Comments

The continuous movement | Sergio de Miguel

The research of the myth of the continuous movement, represented with insistence through the secular design of the machine of the “perpetual mobile”, the machine that could realise work of uninterruptible form (perpetuum mobile) without need of energetic contribution of the outside, results so happy like conmovedora. Numerous artifacts have been proposed along the history. All they really inventive. Free […]

Cycle wheel | Silvia Blanco Agüeira
09-10-2015 No Comments

Cycle wheel | Silvia Blanco Agüeira

The Universal Exhibition of Brussels was marked by the tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union, which respective pavilions occupied the most important cabins of this political chessboard into which there turned the great Belgian park chosen for the celebration. Both plots were provocativamente conflicting, with both countries distrusting mutually and embarked in a promotional contest. In fact, […]

Tapio Wirkkala: Monument Saivaara, 1978. Finnish Lapland
06-10-2015 No Comments

Tapio Wirkkala: Monument Saivaara, 1978. Finnish Lapland

The Latin-American Institute of Finland presents today on Tuesday, the 6th of October in Madrid the exhibition Tapio Wirkkala: Monumento Saivaara, 1978. Finnish Lapland. There treats itself about the sample of an artistic project concerning this one little known but very significant work Land Art that never managed to be constructed. The Monument Saivaara is a Tapio Wirkkala´s work (1915-85), […]

Design Fest 2015
24-09-2015 No Comments

Design Fest 2015

From October 22 to October 24 the Perla Tapatía will be of holiday since there will be carried out the ninth edition of the International Festival of design best known as DESIGNFEST, undoubtedly some celebration to the talent, the creativity and the innovation. The ninth edition of the International Festival of Design DESIGNFEST 2015 catalogued as the biggest Event of […]

The Architecture School Survival Guide
22-09-2015 No Comments

The Architecture School Survival Guide

The students of architecture commit the same mistakes year after year and forget the same essential elements at the moment of being employed at the study. In this practical guide basic advices and suggestions are provided to help the students to extract the maximum profit of his work, all this accompanied of ingenious and beautiful illustrations realized by the own […]

Cantilever Chair | Xosé Suárez
14-09-2015 26 Comments

Cantilever Chair | Xosé Suárez

According to the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy, a chair is a “seat with support, in general with four legs, and in that alone a person fits”. This academic definition can turn out to be very debatable from the point of view of the personal experience, and generates an interesting controversy: is it a chair the tape that wraps […]

…chairs and smiles | Elías Cueto
03-08-2015 One Comment

…chairs and smiles | Elías Cueto

In “philosophy of the design” it was aiming At Vilém Flusser that the objects hinder, that “object” the own word he shares with the word “obstacle” his Latin root: ob-iectum. And the philosopher was indicating the way for those who were attentive: The convenience of which in a future the designers were insisting less and less on the quality of […]

B de Bauhaus. Un diccionario del mundo moderno
25-06-2015 No Comments

B de Bauhaus. Un diccionario del mundo moderno

A magisterial class on design, architecture, form, objects and consumption in the century XXI.Con her To of Authentic. This way it begins this book, which is something more than a dictionary: an essential guide to understand the modern world. For what Warhol it is authentic false, how they believe the national identities, and what is this strange habit of collecting. […]

Ilmari Tapiovaara (1914-1999). An introduction
16-06-2015 No Comments

Ilmari Tapiovaara (1914-1999). An introduction

This Artek’s documentary presents an interesting approach on work and the personality of the Finnish designer Ilmari Tapivaara, outstanding pupil of the teachers of the Modern Movement and creator of several of the icons of the design of the 20th century. “A chair is not just a seat – it is the key to the whole interior” from Artek oy […]

IE Archicture+ Prize 2013-2015
02-06-2015 No Comments

IE Archicture+ Prize 2013-2015

IE School of Architecture and Design announces its second IE ARCHITECTURE+ PRIZE for young architects, seeking to attract top architecture talents from around the world and invite them to take part in the IE Master in Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments or the IE Master in Architectural Management and Design starting next February 2016. All young architects graduated […]

AC searches: architects and creators
12-05-2015 One Comment

AC searches: architects and creators

From WHEN THE ARCHITECTURE FINDS THE CITY It is Fondart’s winning project 2015 in the modality Formative Activities, comisariado for M. Pilar Pinchart Saavedra (Doctor Architect ETSA. Madrid. Architect PUC), that With the Architecture like excuse and conductive thread, he invites artists, social actors, writers, intellectual, actors, scientists etc., both of Santiago and of regions to conversing on the crossings […]

Forums Esarq 2015. A matter of things. Maio
23-02-2015 No Comments

Forums Esarq 2015. A matter of things. Maio

Conference of the Catalan office Maio in the ESARQ-UIC, Inside The cycle “Forums Esarq 2015: A matter of things”, with the conference “Not here, not now” Maio will approach his peculiar way of confronting the projects 4 recent projects in the Aula Magna ESARQ_UIC. 19h. Monday, On February 23, 2015. “Not here, not now”, according to Maio the architecture goes […]

Forums Esarq 2015. A matter of things. Raphael Zuber
16-02-2015 No Comments

Forums Esarq 2015. A matter of things. Raphael Zuber

Conference of the Swiss architect Raphael Zuber in the ESARQ-UIC, inside the cycle ” Forums Esarq 2015: Question of things “, Raphael Zuber will explain 4 recent projects, under the title 111. Assembly hall ESARQ_UIC. 19h. 9-2-2015. In the conference “111” Raphael Zuber will do a tour for his recent works that exemplify his way of approaching the architecture from […]

From giving form from the pain and the misery | Pedro Hernández
21-11-2014 No Comments

From giving form from the pain and the misery | Pedro Hernández

“Paimio is a praise of the civilization filtered through an ideal humanist; but, in spite of this characterization, it cannot conceal that the final destination of all this effort can come down to receiving and trying to encourage a disease. Formulated in other terms, it is in the same decrease from the ideal theoretical one of the first rationalism towards […]

Pioneers of Modern Design: from William Morris And Walter Gropius.
30-09-2014 No Comments

Pioneers of Modern Design: from William Morris And Walter Gropius.

Key piece and indispensable document to understand and to interpret the birth and the path fundacional of the Modern Movement. His content, which begins with the doctrines of William Morris and his followers is an exciting analysis, plenary session of anecdotes and personal references, which include all the stages of the genesis of the design of the 20th century and […]

Complexity and contradiction in architecture
18-09-2014 No Comments

Complexity and contradiction in architecture

In an attempt of debunking of the “wise persons” presupposed of the architecture socially valued for the decade of 1960, Robert Venturi answered to a series of notions that they had guided to the modern designers of architecture. The experience of the urban landscape formed chaotic by overlapping of elements loaded with symbolism and the checking of which the ideal […]

BRL-CAD
11-09-2014 No Comments

BRL-CAD

BRL-CAD is a powerful cross-platform Open Source combinatorial Constructive Solid Geometry (CSG) solid modeling system that includes interactive 3D solid geometry editing, high-performance ray-tracing support for rendering and geometric analysis, network-distributed framebuffer support, image and signal-processing tools, path-tracing and photon mapping support for realistic image synthesis, a system performance analysis benchmark suite, an embedded scripting interface, and libraries for robust […]

Stamp, ¿one fragile? Cutlery of Tomás Alonso | Luis Gil Pita
04-07-2014 No Comments

Stamp, ¿one fragile? Cutlery of Tomás Alonso | Luis Gil Pita

The subversion of the fragile thing, to use and to never throw. Notes on the cutlery Stamp byTomás Alonso. There are these a few brief words that will not be at a height of the intensity of an exercise of design that the obviedad tries to subvert of anything already very natural …, the artificial action to use and throw. Tomás […]

Central market of design, a bet for the culture and the leisure
03-06-2014 No Comments

Central market of design, a bet for the culture and the leisure

From October one comes celebrating Central Market of Design in collaboration with Dimad in Slaughter house of Madrid. It has turned into a monthly meeting that it has as aim bet for the design and the art more avant-gardists and for the tailors, jewelers, industrial designers, interior desinger, illustrative … natives with more ingenuity and projection. They have defined us […]

Mies
20-05-2014 No Comments

Mies

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is one of the twentieth century’s most influential architects. His most well-known projects include the Barcelona Pavilion in Spain (1929); the Seagram Building in New York (1954-56); the Farnsworth House (1945-50), 860 and 880 Lakeshore Drive (1945-51) and the IIT Campus (1939-58), all in and around Chicago, and the New National Gallery in Berlin (1962-68). […]

After Saarinen's fingerprints | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
19-05-2014 No Comments

After Saarinen’s fingerprints | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

Eero Saarinen dedicated a very small part of his career to the topic of the housing, in fact, only he constructed two. In words of one of the most important experts of his work, Antonio Roman Asensio: “the design of the one-family house simply was not fitting with the exercise of the profession as it Saarinen understood”1. In spite of […]

The china Ferrádica
06-05-2014 No Comments

The china Ferrádica

The china Ferradica is the result of a project of investigation on supports of degustation for high gastronomy. The project is Sargadelos’s order, with Xènia Viladàs’s coordination.

Sverre Fehn. The Pattern of Thoughts
14-04-2014 One Comment

Sverre Fehn. The Pattern of Thoughts

As recipient of the 1997 Pritzker Architecture Prize—the profession’s highest honor—Norwegian architect Sverre Fehn has had an impact not only in his home country but around the globe. His projects, often described as being instilled with a human quality, include the Norwegian Pavilion at the 1958 Brussels World Exhibition and the Nordic Pavilion at the 1962 Venice Biennale, the Hamar […]

Portfolio Speed Dating
19-03-2014 No Comments

Portfolio Speed Dating

Portfolio Speed Dating is a contest with an agile and new format organized by Rock, which tries to offer to students of design and architecture the opportunity to present his portfolio to recognized professionals of the sector. Curators: BeatRIz villaNUeva caJIde e fRancIsco JavIeR casas coBo de bRijUNi architects. TARGET Your graphical portfolio explains and one shows your better ideas […]

XL/xs “Designed X Arquitectos”
10-02-2014 No Comments

XL/xs “Designed X Arquitectos”

This February, Valencia will host great Architecture and Design events. On the 12th of February will start the event Nos vemos en Valencia´ organized by Feria Habitat, Cevisama and Fimma/ maderalia. The very same day at 8p.m will be opened the exhibition XL/Xs at 20pm at Espai Rambleta. This exhibition will collect some of the most iconic designs in recent […]

Exhibition XL/XS · Summons
16-12-2013 One Comment

Exhibition XL/XS · Summons

“The architect has had from always a narrow link with the world of the design”. For it, the Architects’ Territorial College of Valencia together with the architect and designer Ramon Esteve, is organizing the exhibition XL/XS in Espai Rambleta. The object is the sample of the selection so much of products designed by Spanish professionals and international architects who work […]

Pecha Kucha Night Vigo. Volumen 3
13-11-2013 No Comments

Pecha Kucha Night Vigo. Volumen 3

Next Saturday, the 16th from November to 21:00 it will take place in the Assembly hall of the MARCO of Vigo third edition of Pecha Kucha Night Vigo, an event in that that there will inform professionals of different disciplines as architecture, music, mode, photography, gastronomy … etc. Pecha Kucha is a multidisciplinary event that serves as point of meeting and […]

2º Open Air Festival
25-10-2013 No Comments

2º Open Air Festival

2 º edition of the Open Air Festival, a festival of music, design and architecture on Saturday, the 26th of October, in Montjuïc’s Castle. The first edition took place this summer in the frame of the programming contniua of eme3 of July in the Fabra i Coats of Barcelona. Eme3 bets for a multidisciplinary event, where the music, the design […]

Instant City Ibiza1971
03-09-2013 One Comment

Instant City Ibiza1971

In the year 1971, during the last times of the pro-Franco dictatorship, the International Council of the Industrial Societies of Design (ICSID) celebrates his congress VII in the island of Ibiza. What till then had been an event of eminently professional character transforms, in his from Ibiza edition, in something more similar to a festival multimedia. During the days of […]