Tag: documental

Fernando Moreno Barberá, architect
15-10-2019 No Comments

Fernando Moreno Barberá, architect

He was a Spanish architect of the Modern Movement, specifically of the third generation. After his training in Germany, he stood out especially for the profusion and quality of his teaching architecture, promoted by the Law on Secondary and Professional Education (1949), although like the vast majority of European architects he also dedicated a section of his production to the […]

Divide and win | Íñigo García Odiaga
16-09-2019 No Comments

Divide and win | Íñigo García Odiaga

There is a Latin maxim “Divide et impera”, which gave good results to the great strategists of history such as Julius Caesar or Napoleon. But this military logic is also one of the foundations of computer science and algorithmic design. A calculation methodology that faces the resolution of a complex problem by cutting it into simpler parts of the same type […]

Mathematics and beauty in architecture. On the shoulders of giants
22-08-2019 No Comments

Mathematics and beauty in architecture. On the shoulders of giants

Mathematics and architecture have a more than evident relationship since the construction of the first buildings. Mathematics not only guarantees the safety of buildings, which resist weight and do not fall, but also beauty. We find the golden reason in the Parthenon, the dome of revolution in Hagia Sophia; the 17 possible tessellations in the Alhambra in Granada, the Fibonacci […]

Escala humana. Temporada 1
13-08-2019 No Comments

Escala humana. Temporada 1

Un programa que centra su mirada en los aspectos humanos inherentes a la arquitectura, el urbanismo y el diseño. Todos ellos forman parte de nuestra vida cotidiana y generan historias que merece la pena ser contadas. El programa estará presentado por Núria Moliner, arquitecta, compositora y cantante del grupo musical Intana, que nos aportará sus conocimientos sobre arquitectura desde una […]

¿Cuál es la arquitectura del futuro?
16-07-2019 No Comments

¿Cuál es la arquitectura del futuro?

En Brasil, en medio de la nada, se construyó uno de los proyectos arquitectónicos más audaces de la Historia. Se trata de Brasilia, la capital de un país que, a principios de los años 60, buscaba un nuevo comienzo. Brasilia iba a demostrar que la arquitectura puede transformar la sociedad. Pero cincuenta años después, el centro de Brasilia es caro […]

Berenice Abbott. Portraits of Modernity
18-06-2019 No Comments

Berenice Abbott. Portraits of Modernity

Berenice Abbott. Pioneer, modern, fearless provides a detailed look at the artistic journey of this American photographer(Springfield, Ohio, 1898 – Monson, Maine, 1991). Her body of work, some of the most captivating North American photography of the first half of the 20th century, acted as a bridge between the avant-garde of the old continent and the burgeoning artistic scene of the East Coast of the United […]

Esquizo. Ricardo Bofill, Paolo Portoghesi and José Luis Guarner | Jorge Gorostiza
07-06-2019 No Comments

Esquizo. Ricardo Bofill, Paolo Portoghesi and José Luis Guarner | Jorge Gorostiza

It often happens that looking for something in a newspaper or magazine, you will find something else, sometimes more interesting, than the one originally wanted. This has happened recently in the newspaper library of La Vanguardia, where I found an article that links two architects with a film and a film critic. The architects are Paolo Portoghesi and Ricardo Bofill, the film […]

Fernando Higueras. From the origin
21-05-2019 No Comments

Fernando Higueras. From the origin

Ediciones Asimétricas, in collaboration with the Fernando Higueras Foundation, the ICO Foundation, the ICO Museum and the Ministry of Development, publishes the second edition of the Fernando Higueras. From the origin. It is a book that exhaustively compiles the most emblematic works made by Fernando Higueras from his first drawings in 1950 until his death in 2008. Profusely illustrated and […]

My Architect, a son´s Journey Film (Louis I. Kahn)
02-05-2019 No Comments

My Architect, a son´s Journey Film (Louis I. Kahn)

Filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn ventures into understanding the works of architect Louis I.  Kahn, his late father. It is a documentary film (2003) about the American architect Louis I Kahn (1901-1974), by his son Nathaniel Kahn, in which the architect’s career is portrayed, as well as his family relationship after his death in 1974. The documentary won an award from the academy in […]

Fernando Higueras. Desde el origen
21-03-2019 No Comments

Fernando Higueras. Desde el origen

La exposición propone un recorrido cronológico y sumamente visual por toda la obra de Fernando Higueras, con maquetas originales de la época, fotografías, planos y audios en los que el arquitecto habla sobre sus edificios y su concepción de la arquitectura. además, en la planta baja se mostrará una recreación de su estudio en su casa, el célebre “Rascainfiernos”. “Iconoclasta, […]

Verner Panton. From Ida Engholm and Anders Michelson
08-01-2019 No Comments

Verner Panton. From Ida Engholm and Anders Michelson

Verner Panton documents the amazing versatility of one of the most influential and recognizable designers of the postwar period. With his inspiring and extravagant personality, he was at the same time a catalyst and protagonist of the design revolution in the sixties Panton distanced itself from the Scandinavian tradition of handmade teak furniture and advocated the use of innovative materials […]

The IVrd European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA
03-01-2019 No Comments

The IVrd European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA

The European Award for Architectural Heritage intervention AADIPA, a biennial contest organized with the support of COAC (Architects’ Association of Catalonia) and AADIPA (Association of Architects for the Defence and Intervention in Architectural Heritage), the purpose of which is to distinguish quality interventions in heritage and contribute to their dissemination, opens the registration period of its 4th edition. The Award […]

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, […]