Tag: documental

Domènech i Montaner, a polyhedral architect
25-10-2018 No Comments

Domènech i Montaner, a polyhedral architect

Lluís Domènech i Montaner was a Catalan modernist architect able to build a hotel as a half football field in 83 days. Author of the Palau de la Música and Hosp. of St. Pau two buildings declared World Heritage by UNESCO. Lluís Doménech i Montaner is another of the main protagonists of Catalan modernism. Born in Barcelona in 1850 and since […]

Teachers of the form and the space. Luciano Kulczewski
27-09-2018 No Comments

Teachers of the form and the space. Luciano Kulczewski

TEACHERS OF THE FORM AND THE SPACE it is a series that checks biographies of big Chilean architects, who with his work influenced the daily urban one and who until today affect in the form in which the inhabitant relates to the city in which it lives. In this edition, we will revise the life of the architect Luciano Kulczewski. His […]

The CLESA Dairy Center in Madrid. Alejandro de la Sota
23-08-2018 No Comments

The CLESA Dairy Center in Madrid. Alejandro de la Sota

The CLESA Dairy Center in Madrid is one of the jewels of modern Spanish architecture and its author, Alejandro de la Sota, one of the most important architects in the recent history of Spanish architecture. The complex was on the verge of being demolished for the construction of houses, but an intense campaign in favor of its protection on the part […]

Three architectures - Viaplana and Pinón
02-08-2018 No Comments

Three architectures – Viaplana and Pinón

Viaplana and Pinón Three architectures is a program focused on the figure of architects of the past and present that have marked trends with their works. This third chapter focuses on the figure of two Catalans: Viaplana and Piñón, professors of Projects of the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona and genuine representatives of a new architecture. Tres arquitecturas es un programa […]

Germán Samper: the path of an architect
24-07-2018 No Comments

Germán Samper: the path of an architect

In addition to Germán Samper‘s day-to-day portrait of the professional practice and the activities related to this exercise as his permanent record and study of the places he visits through the drawing and as a lecturer and professor, the documentary includes the story of himself Germán Samper of the most outstanding moments of his professional life in more than sixty […]

Without Manual
05-07-2018 No Comments

Without Manual

The award-winning Japanese architect Toyo Ito, known for imposing works in Europe and Asia, with geometries inspired by nature and forms close to fantasy, designed the International Baroque Museum in Puebla, Mexico. Nobody knew how to carry it out and only a team of Mexican builders took the challenge after two years of no one accepting the project. It was […]

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream
10-05-2018 No Comments

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream

Josep Lluis Sert, un sueño nómada Josep Lluís Sert was the first Spanish architect of international reputation. “Apostle of the rationalism in Spain”. Apostle of the rationalism in Spain and Dean of the Faculty of Harvard’s Architecture during almost two decades, Sert was also a man full of contradictions. A rebellious spirit. Free verse in a world dominated by the […]

Teachers of the form and the space. Fernando Castillo Velasco
17-04-2018 No Comments

Teachers of the form and the space. Fernando Castillo Velasco

The life and work of the great Chilean architect, National Prize of Architecture, author of the Local Unit Portals, Villa The Queen and Tajamar’s Towers in Santiago. Fernando Castillo Velasco (Santiago, on August 15, 1918 – ibídem, on July 18, 2013)1 was an architect and political Chilean, that there occupied the rector’s charges of the Catholic Pontificia Universidad, intendant of the […]

Maravillas Gymnasium. The Adventure of knowing
22-02-2018 No Comments

Maravillas Gymnasium. The Adventure of knowing

Gimnasio Maravillas The Headquarter of Heritage has declared the Maravillas gymnasium You astonish, of the architect Alejandro de la Sota, Good of Cultural Interest. Though it has turned into a center of peregrination for hundreds of architects of the whole world, the gymnasium of Madrid is little known by the citizens. The protection of the building places in a project […]

Concerning Fernando Higueras. From...
14-11-2017 No Comments

Concerning Fernando Higueras. From…

Fernando Higueras Díaz, is born in Madrid on November 26, 1930. It deals studies in the Institute School and of graduate in the College of Madrid I Study. It finishes in 1959 the career of architecture in the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid. The Foundation Fernando Higueras has cultural character and has as aims: “The study, cataloguing, conservation […]

Teachers of the form and the space. Alberto Cruz Covarrubias
31-10-2017 No Comments

Teachers of the form and the space. Alberto Cruz Covarrubias

Life and work of the brilliant Alberto Cruz Covarrubias,  the architect who joined the architecture with the poetry on having crossed the way of the reformulation of the School of Architecture of the Catholic University of Valparaiso together with the Argentine poet Godofredo Iommi. His visionary work gave origin to one of the most beautiful adventures in the education of […]

The impact of the new thing - Problems in Utopia
10-10-2017 No Comments

The impact of the new thing – Problems in Utopia

The worry for the social problems reaches with the planes of ideal cities of Le Corbusier, Buckminster Fuller‘s speculations and the strange lost city of Brasilia. Offers designed to a vision only and idealized of the architects and that does not answer to the real conducts and needs of the persons who live it, rooting out a cultural inheritance of […]

Function and Form. A look to the design and the innovation in Spain
19-09-2017 No Comments

Function and Form. A look to the design and the innovation in Spain

Documentary presented for La2 of TVE Function and Form – A look to the Design and the Innovation in Spain directed by Benet Román and produced by La Chula Productions and TVE where the spectator across his 59 minutes of duration will realize a tour for the last 50 years of the design in Spain of the hand of some […]

Teachers of the form and the space. Roberto Dávila Carson
12-09-2017 No Comments

Teachers of the form and the space. Roberto Dávila Carson

The Architect Roberto Dávila Carson was born in Santiago of Chile on January 27, 1889, and expired in the same city on April 28, 1971. I study the career of architecture in the University of Chile, managing to be an assistant of Josué Smith Miller between 1915 and 1920. After living abroad fly to his natal country where it has […]

Indispensable, Jorge Oteiza 1908-2008 y sigo
29-08-2017 No Comments

Indispensable, Jorge Oteiza 1908-2008 y sigo

Across the interviews with different persons linked with the work and Oteiza‘s life, this documentary tries to uncover fundamental aspects of his work. Imprescindibles portrays in the figure of the Basque sculptor Jorge Oteiza in the documentary Oteiza 1908-2008 and I continue. Directed by Alberto Gorritiberea y Míkel Mendizábal, the program discovers his life and work, travelling for the working […]

Documentary "The scale humanizes"
11-07-2017 No Comments

Documentary “The scale humanizes”

If for many years the cities have been seen only as an environment destined to favor the growth of projects and companies, and consistently they have been designed to prioritize the use of the car, in the last times new voices have come claiming what for the citizenship began to be already a need, to possess designed cities, designed and […]

The right to a ceiling
04-05-2017 No Comments

The right to a ceiling

In Guatemala more than one million and a half families do not have access to a suitable and healthy housing. Architecture Sen Fronteiras Galicia works of the hand of his counterparts ASIAPRODI and FODHAP to promote, under the philosophy of the social production of housing, the right to a worthy home for the most impoverished persons. In November, 2015 three […]

Archibald Leitch, the architect of the english football
13-04-2017 No Comments

Archibald Leitch, the architect of the english football

The Scot Archibald Leitch was the first architect specialized in the design and construction of soccer stadiums. It started by raising Ibrox Park in his natal Glasgow before extending his radio of action to all the corners of the Islands. Between his more prominent works there are Highbury, Stamford Bridge, White Hart Lane, Goodison Park, Anfield, Craven Cottage, Fratton Park, […]

Interview to Iñaki Bergera
20-03-2017 No Comments

Interview to Iñaki Bergera

On the occasion of the recent inaugurated exhibition ‘Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970‘ in the ICO Museum we have had the opportunity to support a small conversation the commissioner of the exhibition, Iñaki Bergera on this first honoring realized in Spain to these two systems of representation of the architecture. “The cities, the monuments, […]

Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970
28-02-2017 No Comments

Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970

The ICO Museum inaugurates the exhibition ‘Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970’, that will be opened until the next May 14. This project is promoted by the Department of Promotion, organized and produced with the support of the ICO Foundation and has possessed the collaboration of PHotoEspaña as well as of the project of investigation […]

V Cinema and architecture international Festival FICARQ 2017
14-02-2017 No Comments

V Cinema and architecture international Festival FICARQ 2017

La 5º edición del Festival Internacional de Cine y Arquitectura (FICARQ) que ocupará Santander durante los días del 4 al 8 de julio, convertirá la capital cántabra en un emisor de obras audiovisuales en las que la arquitectura jugará un papel fundamental. Para participar, es necesario inscribirse en www.festhome.com. Toda obra audiovisual del género de ficción o documental podrá participar en […]

Terramotourism
17-01-2017 No Comments

Terramotourism

On 1 November 1755 an earthquake destroyed the city of Lisbon. Its impact was such that it displaced man from the center of creation. Its ruins legitimized Enlightened Despotism. Lisbon today is trembling again, shaken by a tourist earthquake that transforms the city at cruising speed. Its impact displaces the inhabitant of the center of the city. What new absolutisms will […]

The imaginary city
13-12-2016 No Comments

The imaginary city

The imaginary city. The decades of civil Spanish postwar period do not treat each other about a dead past, it is a question rather of a vision of the present. An inventory of indications probably they us can reveal what has happened. To re-compose the pieces, contextualizar the political and social reality that was living through the country, to be […]

Rafael Moneo, courage and conviction
01-11-2016 No Comments

Rafael Moneo, courage and conviction

The Museum of Roman Art of Merida, The Kursaal of San Sebastian and other important works are showed today by Rafael Moneo, the only prize Pritzker of Architecture born in Spain and teacher of several generations of national and international architects. It obtains the architect’s title in the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid, where it graduated in 1961. […]

Luis Peña Ganchegui, architecture like landscape
04-10-2016 One Comment

Luis Peña Ganchegui, architecture like landscape

Over the modes Peña Ganchegui continues constructing his buildings with a personal style, attached to the Basque Country. Intimate friend of Chillida thinks about him. “Praise of the light” is a documentary series that does a portrait of the contemporary, understood architecture not only as artistic activity, but also pragmatic and utilitarian. Luis Peña Ganchegui (1926-2009) has been the relating […]

Cruz y Ortiz, essence of the south
15-09-2016 No Comments

Cruz y Ortiz, essence of the south

The Sevillian architects Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz are an eloquent example of the creation that centres on the problems of the human spirit over the technical solutions. The Sevillian station of Holy Joust or the stadium of Madrid de La Peineta there are alone a sample of the talent and category of this pair of international prestige. “Elogio de […]

The century of Cartier-Bresson
18-08-2016 No Comments

The century of Cartier-Bresson

The famous photographer Cartier-Bresson was a privileged witness of the big events that they have marked his time and one of the pioneers of the modern photojournalism. This documentary is an autobiographical statement that interlaces the personal trip of the recognized photographer and the history of the 20th century. Henri Cartier Bresson (August 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004) was a […]

Women architects
26-07-2016 No Comments

Women architects

Ten arquitectas give his opinion concerning the feminine condition and how they are unrolled professionally in the sector of the architecture. They share information, opportunities and experiences, simultaneously that are conscious of the need to increase the visibility of his work initiating a process of change so irreversible as necessary. In the videointerview, ten women architects give his testimony and […]

COAVN Awards 2016
14-06-2016 No Comments

COAVN Awards 2016

The Architects’ Official College Basque – Navarrese one (COAVN) has delivered this Thursday, the 9th of June, the COAVN Awrds of Architecture 2016 in a ceremony with more than 160 guests that Sebastián took place in the Lounge of Plenary sessions of the Town hall of Donostia-San Sebastian. The show led by Oihane Kill You, it assembled in the cardinal […]

Photography and modern architecture. Contexts, protagonists and statements from Spain
17-05-2016 No Comments

Photography and modern architecture. Contexts, protagonists and statements from Spain

The texts of this publication try to establish the first critical, theoretical, documentary map and historiográfico on the protagonism of the image in the construction of the Spanish modernity. One tries to exhaust neither the topic nor his interpretations, but to present a few basic, general and particular coordinates, which are useful for any future investigation on the multiple topics […]