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Restless asses, infinite seats
29-08-2019 No Comments

Restless asses, infinite seats

Jimmy Durham said that the chairs delimit our bodies in order to become essential and that architecture – the holy spirit of a ghostly and elusive entity linked to the State – was in charge of inventing them. In the same way, hundreds of artists and writers have spent decades showing us the role of the most restless asses in […]

Architecture, design and society in the early Modern Period
27-08-2019 No Comments

Architecture, design and society in the early Modern Period

It is not possible to understand the meaning of architectural masterpieces built throughout history without first understanding the meaning of “being an architect” and how his activity developed. The use of the copy of drawings, the importance of treaties for the transmission of knowledge, the meaning of the centralized plant or the importance of mathematics and geometry in the diary […]

Les Heures Claires. Josep Quetglas
28-05-2019 No Comments

Les Heures Claires. Josep Quetglas

Con la habitual agudeza crítica y rigor investigador de Josep Quetglas, el libro documenta exhaustivamente los antecedentes, el encargo, el desarrollo y modificaciones de los sucesivos proyectos, los presupuestos en los que Le Corbusier profundizaba en la definición material de la casa y la construcción. También se trata la azarosa vida de esta obra, que incluye la ocupación por las […]

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 […]

Argument01. Sampling Contexts
26-03-2019 No Comments

Argument01. Sampling Contexts

Sampling Contexts (primer número de la serie Argument) es el libro resumen de una investigación sobre el #sampleo en arquitectura realizada en el curso 2017-2018 en el Departamento de Proyectos Arquitectónicos (DPA) de la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (ETSAM) de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). El documento adquiere el formato de un relato visual y escrito […]

I+U Collection. Building Systems Series
03-05-2018 No Comments

I+U Collection. Building Systems Series

Book series, in bilingual Spanish-English edition, dedicated to the calculation and design of building systems. From the study of hydraulic, electrical, lighting and ventilation systems to fire safety systems or planning the design from energy saving and sustainability. ENERGY SAIVINGS IN BUILDING DESIGN. Saving energy is nothing more than reducing energy consumption by achieving the same results as by spending […]

n+1. Compulsive trends. José María Echarte
13-03-2018 No Comments

n+1. Compulsive trends. José María Echarte

Sometimes the architects we have believed ourselves so much the paper of unattainable and heroic genius – that someone designed for us – that we have finished for forgetting that child, that girl, who was painting houses of chalk in the soil. That was asking always why. These texts, compulsive, indignant, serious and enterteining, writings from a deep love for […]

Breviary of Ronchamp
15-02-2018 No Comments

Breviary of Ronchamp

“And if to dedicate (sacrare) was the term that was designating the exit of the things of the sphere of the human right, to profane was meaning to return, inversely, the things to the free use of the people.” Giorgio Agamben, Elogio della profanazione. Corbusier returns to the free use of the common one the work of Him in Ronchamp: such […]

Spaces for the education Avoid by Ediciones Asimétricas
07-09-2017 22 Comments

Spaces for the education Avoid by Ediciones Asimétricas

After the corresponding summer rest and with desire of beginning again, we bring for our readers a new drawing, in this occasion of the hand of Ediciones Asimétricas. The drawing I Spread for it her teaches it will consist of two packaging formed by four copies of the collection and that there will take to himself that reader who leaves a […]

Alberto Campo Baeza. Critical texts
03-08-2017 No Comments

Alberto Campo Baeza. Critical texts

This book forms a part of the collection Critical Texts, which he gathers the teachers’ fundamental writings of the Project department of the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid, where they have exercised for years a wide and generous teaching. In these texts selected by the own author as legacy of an encomiable educational path, there centers, revealed, his […]

Ediciones Asimétricas Promotion 10% veredesasimetricos
22-06-2017 No Comments

Ediciones Asimétricas Promotion 10% veredesasimetricos

From today until January 31, 2018 you will be able to enjoy 10% of discount in the purchases of your favorite books of the ediciones asimétricas publishing house on line shop. How? Very simple, the first you must register, if you it are not already, it is a very simple form. Once selected the copy or copies and added to the […]

Ornamento Journal #2 AALTO
30-05-2017 No Comments

Ornamento Journal #2 AALTO

Ornamento Journal is a visual exploration of the formal values of the architectural detail, independently of his constructive purpose. The ornament is a concept taboo of the modern architecture and has been chased by real brutality along the 20th century, though indisputable modern teachers worked with architectural elements that without being decorative were exercising an aesthetic analogous function. Today, a […]

Ornamento Journal #1 MIES
25-05-2017 No Comments

Ornamento Journal #1 MIES

Ornamento Journal is a visual exploration of the formal values of the architectural detail, independently of his constructive purpose. The ornament is a concept taboo of the modern architecture and has been chased by real brutality along the 20th century, though indisputable modern teachers worked with architectural elements that without being decorative were exercising an aesthetic analogous function. Today, a […]

Crowdfunding. Mental drawings. Juan Navarro Baldeweg's creative universe
18-05-2017 No Comments

Crowdfunding. Mental drawings. Juan Navarro Baldeweg’s creative universe

“A lo largo de los años he venido elaborando una obra, como arquitecto y, también, como creador de piezas y pintura, en la que se pueden detectar unos motivos recurrentes, unos temas suscitados por el deseo de dar testimonio, a través de ella, de unas dimensiones esenciales que son ingredientes del medio físico que nos envuelve o que son factores […]

Hunger of architecture. Need and practice of the daily thing
23-02-2017 No Comments

Hunger of architecture. Need and practice of the daily thing

Has architecture died? After the age of the architecture of the spectacle, is it possible to begin again? Today, when the virtuality recovers innumerable victims in the shape of souls without body, the reality that offers the architecture offers to us a firm handle in this unrestrained decrease towards the immaterial thing. The architecture allows us to feel a special […]

Art's beginning
19-01-2017 No Comments

Art’s beginning

The business management rises finally up to the category of ART: the most effective managerial expositions come now from the world of the design. Arthur Gensler is architect and founder of GENSLER, the signature of architecture and design that more it invoices of the world (Architectural Record), present in 15 countries with 40 offices. In this book, since in the […]

Cesare Brandi. The classic language of the architecture
22-09-2016 No Comments

Cesare Brandi. The classic language of the architecture

The intention of this book is to re-discover the essence of the classic architecture, since he avoids the simple chronological succession of the styles and chooses like alternative certain epochs to explain his evolution. The lucid descriptions of Cesare Brandi, prestigious historian of the art, they present the evolution of the classic orders along the history across some singular buildings […]

Crowdfunding Pointes 2010-2015 Magazine
02-06-2016 No Comments

Crowdfunding Pointes 2010-2015 Magazine

Who are we? “POINTES” arises as half-yearly magazine in the university area in the middle of 2010. A small group of persons, proceeding from schools of cinema, photography and architecture, we decide to create a way that promotes the critical spirit and the reflection. We had verified that, in the different disciplines, there was a great production of basically graphical […]

Couples & Co. 22 Mirror Stories of Spanish Architecture
10-11-2015 No Comments

Couples & Co. 22 Mirror Stories of Spanish Architecture

Couples & Co. 22 Mirror Stories of Spanish Architecture proposes one of many possible readings on the recent history of the Spanish architecture. Across twenty-two studies organized concerning pairs, every equipment looks in a mirror where to discover how the latter sixteen years can be unfolded in two symmetrical and constant visions in the time though asymmetric and discontinuous in […]

The Depth of the Skin
27-10-2015 No Comments

The Depth of the Skin

It has published recently the book The deep skin in Asimétricas Editions, architect’s work Michael Guitart, teacher in the State University of New York. The book, an advance of the publication completes of his doctoral investigation of 2014, thinks about the space of the limit and the filter as mediating place of complex relations between interior and exterior. The light, […]

Architectures of to develop. Approximations to the performatividad of the space
07-05-2015 No Comments

Architectures of to develop. Approximations to the performatividad of the space

In the philosophical speeches the idea of to develop has been object of study and source of inspiration for diverse authors. From the presocratic ones more recently, Gilles Deleuze, the thought that tries to go beyond the analysis, description or reproduction of the royal thing, with the clear aim to transform it without introducing stable constrictions, has taken to develop […]

The girder in the eye. Written in time
16-04-2015 No Comments

The girder in the eye. Written in time

“The writings of this book arise from the pessimism that wakes up the puerile optimism of this time, this acobardamiento before the uncertainties that it leads to sticking to any mirage of salvation. From a personal look. With the will to indicate what seems moralist goes unlikely without any intention but of putting the eye there where I think that […]

Necrotectónicas. Architects' deaths
17-06-2014 No Comments

Necrotectónicas. Architects’ deaths

The love for the architecture makes many people venerate his authors, want to know more of his lives and, sigh, of his deaths. It seems as if this way we were capable of understanding them better and of valuing more his works, which are, definitively, the only ones that matter. These deaths of the biggest architects them go down the […]

Cartoons · Alejandro de la Sota
10-12-2013 2 Comments

Cartoons · Alejandro de la Sota

Without the exquisite work and Alejandro de la Sota’s discreet teaching, undoubtedly one of the fundamental props of the Spanish architecture of the second half of the 20th century, the definitive revenue of this one to the modernity had taken place otherwise, probably less essential and polished. Not so known it is the interest that the teacher cultivated all his […]

Múltiples Estrategias de arquitectura
02-12-2013 No Comments

Múltiples Estrategias de arquitectura

Description: Something has the architecture that is capable of filling with enthusiasm the one who enters between his bends. Many people will say that it is a question of an inaccessible and incommunicable way. This writing will not take any reason from them. Nevertheless, between this dark jungle it is possible to find clear where the strategies of the architecture […]