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Utopía/Nutopia | Miquel Lacasta
08-02-2019 No Comments

Utopía/Nutopia | Miquel Lacasta

5.0 01 The 60s were the age of the megastructures, the age of the Utopian dreams, the age of the revolts against the established. In turn they were the epoch of the construction of the imaginary common one. The age of a politicallly active, almost arrogant optimism; At the beginning of the 70, probably for pure law of the pendulum, […]

The crystallized horror
01-04-2014 No Comments

The crystallized horror

0.0 00 Hamlet. Don Quijote. Faust they die at the end of the representation. Also the Pavilion of Germany is dressed, at the same time scene and actor of a representation, necessarily, piece to piece. Because from his beginnings, the modern project has found in the decomposition of the form – of the individual, of the values – a paradoxical […]

Experiments with Life Itself. Radical domestic architectures between 1937 and 1959 · Francisco González de Canales
16-04-2013 No Comments

Experiments with Life Itself. Radical domestic architectures between 1937 and 1959 · Francisco González de Canales

0.0 00 Despite being two decades marked by war-and its consequences-between 1937 and 1959 there were produced some of the most prominent residential experiments of the 20th century. Precisely the darkness of this age can be read as a detonating of a renewing reaction by the architectural sphere. This way Francisco Gonzalez of Channels does it in Experiments with the […]

Colour in Mass. Concrete and Pigments
13-07-2012 3 Comments

Colour in Mass. Concrete and Pigments

0.0 00 On Thursday, the 5th of July one presented in EVENNESS the book Color in mass. Concrete and pigments. City of the Justice of Barcelona, of the architects David Chipperfield Architects and b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos published by Actar and Lanxess. The presentation was chargeable to the architect Fermín Vázquez of b720 and Isabel Zamora of LANXESS. The book […]

Roberto Burle Marx, The modernity of the Landscape
02-11-2011 No Comments

Roberto Burle Marx, The modernity of the Landscape

0.0 00 The publishing house Actar, has published the book “Roberto Burle Marx, The modernity of the Landscape”, derived from the exhibition “Roberto Burle Marx, the permanency of the unstable thing”, realized inside the cycle ” Ville et Nature ” proposed for I her Mentioned of l’architecture and du patrimoine, of Paris from March to July of this one year […]

A Peripheral Moment.Experiments in architectural agency.Croatia 1990-2010
25-02-2011 2,170 Comments

A Peripheral Moment.Experiments in architectural agency.Croatia 1990-2010

0.0 00 This book is an account of the highly productive decade of architectural experimentation in Croatia between the violent break-up of Yugoslavia and their slow integration into the EU. Ivan Rupnik guides us through the emergence of this bizarre and fascinating architectural scene on the very edge of united Europe, utilizing Ljubo Karaman’s theory of the periphery as a […]

Project Zagreb.Transition as Condition, Strategy, Practice
25-02-2011 43 Comments

Project Zagreb.Transition as Condition, Strategy, Practice

0.0 00 Transition is a condition that creates opportunities for architecture and urbanism. Zagreb is the perfect site for examining this generative dynamic: practicing in conditions of continuous instability, its architects and planners developed strategies for creatively engaging the conditional and open-ended—for anticipating and instrumentalizing the condition of irresolution. Moving between texts, maps, and diagrams, Project Zagreb reads the city […]