Tag: Dominique Perrault

Architectures on the Waterfont
14-11-2019 No Comments

Architectures on the Waterfont

A dive into the Archivo of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award that tackles the regeneration of European cities through their waterfronts. The Fundació Mies van der Rohe in collaboration with Arquitectes per l’Arquitectura (AxA) inaugurate today the exhibition “Architectures on the waterfront” at the Maritime Museum of Barcelona. The exhibition is dedicated to […]

The public architecture in Madrid and in the beginning of the 21st century (IV) | Antón Capitel
23-02-2015 No Comments

The public architecture in Madrid and in the beginning of the 21st century (IV) | Antón Capitel

Inside the big works of new plant there are those who, probably for ambitious, have been interrupted for lack of financing because of the economic crisis. The principal one of them is so called “City of the Justice”, to constructing in a few very peripheral areas, contiguous to the last extension of the airport of Cards, the terminus “T-4”. The […]

The public architecture in Madrid and in the beginning of the 21st century (III) | Antón Capitel
23-01-2015 No Comments

The public architecture in Madrid and in the beginning of the 21st century (III) | Antón Capitel

Another public accomplishment, of the Town hall of Madrid, is not architectural but urban, and is the great linear park along the river Manzanares, called “Madrid río”, and projected and constructed by the architects Francisco Burgos, Ginés Garrido, Fernando Porras, and his equipments. It turns out impossible to forget the fact that this park is a dissimulation or alibi, a […]

MADRID RÍO: the dubious cost of an attractive park | Antón Capitel
11-08-2014 No Comments

MADRID RÍO: the dubious cost of an attractive park | Antón Capitel

1. The city of Madrid has very recently developed a big and magnificent new park that stretches for some miles along the Manzanares riverbank. Despite being an important alteration of the city center in its very essence, this change cannot be considered on its own; quite on the contrary, it is the result of a dubious engineering scheme, namely the […]

The Competition
27-12-2013 No Comments

The Competition

After gaining a contest of international very important architecture, after a process that was alike a movie of suspense, Ángel Borrego Cubero decides to do a documentary on contests, a practical appellant in the world of the architecture. During the last four years, it devoted himself to find, to document and edit in format of movie the intense work that […]

Monuments of concrete | Íñigo García Odiaga
16-12-2013 No Comments

Monuments of concrete | Íñigo García Odiaga

The first half of the 20th century supposed the accession of the reinforced concrete as the new material of the architecture. His structural capacity opened the way for the inventiveness in the sense of the utilization of big structures of concrete for building public. Still today this generation of architects and engineers who experimented with new forms derived from the […]