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The architecture in a climate of change. A guide for the sustainable design
11-05-2017 No Comments

The architecture in a climate of change. A guide for the sustainable design

The architecture in a climate of change. A guide for the sustainable design. The building construction is specially involved in the emission of carbon dioxide, and it is suitable that his design and construction is a basic factor in the offensive for mitigating the effects of the climate change. In the new conception of the buildings the integrated design is […]

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. Una biografía crítica
31-01-2017 No Comments

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. Una biografía crítica

This book is a reproduction and extension of the ‘critical biography’ Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s published by Franz Schulze in 1985 (and translated into the Spanish in 1986), that was the first complete study of this teacher of the modern architecture. With the incorporation as co-author of Edward Windhorst, this second edition, totally checked, presents new investigations and rests […]

The project of architecture. Concept, process and representation
23-06-2016 No Comments

The project of architecture. Concept, process and representation

This book tries to discover and transmit what is the project of architecture, how there is conceived, how it is elaborated and how it is represented. The project is today the central core of the education and of the practice of the architecture, which is generated, develops and communicates across the project accomplishment. Projecting is a fascinating adventure, by means […]

The Japanese house. Space, memory and language
10-05-2016 No Comments

The Japanese house. Space, memory and language

This book describes the domestic traditional architecture of Japan in twenty-five thematic chapters that include some already very known elements, as the pavements of straw (tatami) or the lacquers (urushi), together with others less spread out of the country, as the stone to take off the shoes (kutsunugi-ishi) or the continuous lintel (nageshi). The author describes the historical context of […]

The modern architecture in Latin America
31-03-2016 No Comments

The modern architecture in Latin America

This book turns on the modern architecture that was constructed in Latin America between the decades of 1930 and 1970, and on the thought that sustained her. For it a tour offers for 18 indisputable figures of the architectural Latin-American panorama, which in addition share the narrow relation that they established between his work and his ideology. It is a […]

The modern architecture. Romanticism and reimbursement
26-01-2016 No Comments

The modern architecture. Romanticism and reimbursement

This book was published originally in 1929, for what it constitutes the first history of the modern architecture. But his transcendency remained eclipsed by the appearance, only three years later, of another book of the author who would: The international style, corresponded with Philip Johnson like fruit of the exhibition that both organized in the Museum of Modern Art of […]

The Paris of Le Corbusier
05-11-2015 2 Comments

The Paris of Le Corbusier

‘The Paris of Le Corbusier’ he analyzes the dual relations between the city and the architect: the dialectics between the royal city – the Paris where it was living – and the ideal city – the abstract Paris that it was projecting-. It tries to confront both worlds to understand them better. Paris is an occasion to understand to Him […]

The architecture of the collective housing. Josep Maria Montaner
02-07-2015 No Comments

The architecture of the collective housing. Josep Maria Montaner

This book presents a history that still one had not written with a wide and interpretive vision. The above mentioned history is exposed from a contemporary perspective that approaches the complexity of the reality and describes a few experiences that are examples modélicos of policies of housing and of architectural typology. The studied cases are interpreted not only in his […]

The house in the modern architecture
04-11-2014 No Comments

The house in the modern architecture

This book servant treats of the places of in the modernity; it is directed for readers been interested in the architecture of the house, and in him they are going to find answers to the question of if the modern housing managed to exist or not. After a brief tour for certain nineteenth-century precedents, there are enunciated the tasks which […]