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El poder de Lo—TEK. Un estudio global de las innovaciones arquitectónicas indígenas
26-05-2020 No Comments

El poder de Lo—TEK. Un estudio global de las innovaciones arquitectónicas indígenas

Hace trescientos años, los intelectuales de la Ilustración europea construyeron una mitología de la tecnología. Esta mitología, influida por una mezcla de humanismo, colonialismo y racismo, ignoró la sabiduría local y las innovaciones indígenas, que consideró primitivas. Ahora, nos hemos dado cuenta de que el legado de esta mitología sigue influyendo en nosotros. Pese a que los diseñadores son conscientes de la necesidad urgente […]

Día Internacional del Libro 2020
23-04-2020 No Comments

Día Internacional del Libro 2020

Para celebrar el Día Internacional del Libro, tan atípico, desde veredes, arquitectura y divulgación queremos repasar  las publicaciones realizadas para que puedas recordarlas y reseñar aquellas que hayas leído o te interesaría leer. Esperamos que así este periodo que nos ha tocado vivir sea más llevadero. Sin preámbulos os dejamos las 30 publicaciones seleccionadas, como se suele decir ni son […]

Case Study Houses
07-01-2020 No Comments

Case Study Houses

The Case Study House program is a landmark of American architecture. Its driving force, John Entenza, was a champion of Modernism who gathered some of history’s greatest talents, including Richard Neutra, Charles an Ray Eames, and Eero Saarinen. This retrospective revisits all 36 prototype homes through comprehensive documentation, photography, floor plans, and sketches. The Case Study House program (1945–1966) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and […]

Bauhausmädels. A Tribute to Pioneering Women Artists
12-11-2019 No Comments

Bauhausmädels. A Tribute to Pioneering Women Artists

Meet trailblazers like Marianne Brandt, Gertrud Arndt, and Lucia Moholy in Bauhausmädels—or “Bauhaus girls”, a term that expressed admiration for the young women who bravely eluded traditional gender roles to build a different future. With never-before-seen portraits and biographies, this is a unique celebration of the Bauhaus centennial and a long-overdue tribute to the school’s women artists. Celebrating the centennial of a groundbreaking School of Art and Design, this […]

Bauhaus. Updated Edition. Magdalena Droste
14-03-2019 No Comments

Bauhaus. Updated Edition. Magdalena Droste

“… finally a book that brings a breath of fresh air to the lifeless literature on Bauhaus”. Domus, Milan. Between two world wars, the Bauhaus School of Art and Design changed the face of modernity. Realized with the Bauhaus-Archiv in Berlin, this updated edition celebrates the school’s centennial, gathering 550 illustrations across 400 pages, including architectural plans and biographies of key figures like Walter Gropius, Paul Klee, and Marianne Brandt. The ultimate […]

Ando. Complete Works 1975–Today
20-11-2018 No Comments

Ando. Complete Works 1975–Today

This fresh and incisive overview of Tadao Ando’s oeuvre spans from his beginnings in 1975 to today. Through photographs and architectural drawings, the XXL-sized tribute sheds light on the Modernist master and includes such new projects as the Shanghai Poly Grand Theater and the Clark Center at Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Discover the completely unique aesthetic of Tadao Ando, the only architect ever to have won the […]

Elements of Architecture. Rem Koolhaas
18-10-2018 No Comments

Elements of Architecture. Rem Koolhaas

Architecture under the microscope. Rem Koolhaas’s essential toolkit to building anatomies Elements of Architecture se focuses on the fragments of the rich and complex architectural collage. Window, façade, balcony, corridor, fireplace, stair, escalator, elevator: the book seeks to excavate the micro-narratives of building detail.The result is no single history, but rather the web of origins, contaminations, similarities, and differences in architectural evolution, […]

Objet trouvé [08] : When Coderch wanted to portray his house as Caufus Kaufmann | Rodrigo Almonacid
03-09-2018 No Comments

Objet trouvé [08] : When Coderch wanted to portray his house as Caufus Kaufmann | Rodrigo Almonacid

The Kaufmann House (also known as the “Desert House”) is probably the most popular house of Richard Neutra. His nocturnal image is one of the icons of Modern Architecture Photography par excellence, and although it was not the most appropriate to the intentions of the architect1, the magnificent photograph of Julius Shulman (fig.3) will end up equaling in importance (if […]

The Ingmar Bergman Archives
09-08-2018 No Comments

The Ingmar Bergman Archives

Since his release of The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries in 1957, Ingmar Bergman has been one of the leading figures in international cinema. In a career that spanned 60 years, he wrote, produced, and directed 50 films that defined how we see ourselves and how we interact with the people we love, through works like Persona, Scenes from a Marriage, and Fanny and Alexander. Before his death in 2007, Bergman […]

Inside North Korea
26-07-2018 No Comments

Inside North Korea

Erased by bombing during the Korean War, North Korea’s trophy capital of Pyongyang was entirely rebuilt from scratch from 1953, in line with the vision of the nation’s founder, Kim Il Sung. Designed as an imposing stage set, it is a place of grand axial boulevards linking gargantuan monuments, lined with stately piles of distinctly Korean flavor, to be “national in […]

California Crazy. American Pop Architecture
21-06-2018 No Comments

California Crazy. American Pop Architecture

“Combine a free-thinking population with the desire to reinvent itself and you’ll get the perfect breeding ground for the sweeping and the amazing to thrive”. Jim Heimann At the dawn of the automobile era, the passion of Americans for travel gave rise to a new wave of imaginative entrepreneurs who catered to the needs of this new means of transport. […]

Nomadic homes. Architecture in movement
04-01-2018 No Comments

Nomadic homes. Architecture in movement

Nomadic homes come in all shapes and sizes. They are for the wealthy and the poor, the trendy and the out-of-luck. Changing one’s place of residence is an endeavor that is as old as humanity, for reasons of season, or, more recently, to better occupy leisure time. Written and edited by Philip Jodidio, this volume with illustrations by Russ Gray contains some […]

Frank Lloyd Wright
18-06-2015 No Comments

Frank Lloyd Wright

A building of Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) is unequivocally personal but simultaneously it evokes the whole epoch. Wright’s, notable designs for his exceptional knowledge of an ecological environment and the use of steel and crystal for trastocar the interior interface / exterior, marked the entry in the modernity, beside a hollow be doing in the annals of the history of […]

Letter Fountain
14-05-2015 No Comments

Letter Fountain

Going back so behind as to the first efforts of the man to communicate with visual signs and drawings, Letter Fountain is the typographical completely only manual, now also availably to a reasonable price for students. Apart from examining the form and the anatomy of all the letters of the alphabet, as well as the signs of punctuation and other special […]

Julius Shulman. Modernism Rediscovered
16-09-2014 No Comments

Julius Shulman. Modernism Rediscovered

The Master of Modern. More discoveries from the Julius Shulman vaults. TASCHEN’s Modernism Rediscovered (2000) brought to light for the first time forgotten architectural masterpieces, drawn from photographer Julius Shulman’s personal archives. Paying tribute to residential and commercial buildings that had slipped from public view, Shulman`s stunning photographs uncovered a rarely seen side of California Modernism. This extensive, three-volume follow-up […]

Arts & Architecture 1945-49
08-09-2014 No Comments

Arts & Architecture 1945-49

Los mejores años de nuestra vida. O cómo Arts and Architecture sentó las bases de la construcción y la cultura de posguerra Desde fines de la Segunda Guerra Mundial hasta mediados de los sesenta, en la arquitectura americana sucedieron cosas muy excitantes, como el hecho de que los nuevos talentos emergentes se focalizaran en innovadores proyectos de materiales de bajo […]

Henri Matisse. Cut-outs. Drawing With Scissors
02-09-2014 No Comments

Henri Matisse. Cut-outs. Drawing With Scissors

The revolutionary late-period work by Matisse. Towards the end of his monumental career as a painter, sculptor, and lithographer, an elderly, sickly Matisse was unable to stand and use a paintbrush for a longer period of time. In this late phase of his life—he was almost 80 years of age—he developed the technique of ‘carving into color’, creating bright, bold […]

Interview Jesús Granada
14-08-2014 No Comments

Interview Jesús Granada

More than 30.000 photographies illustrate the professional career of Jesus Granada, a photographer of architecture jienense, bought property in Seville, which has worked for more than 400 Spanish architects and it has published his works in magazines of prestige inside the sector as The Sketch, Casabella, Taschen or Icon, between approximately 300 publishing houses of 25 countries. Architect of formation, […]

Shigeru Ban. Complete Works 1985-2010, Art Edition
03-04-2014 No Comments

Shigeru Ban. Complete Works 1985-2010, Art Edition

The paper architect. Challenging the system with inventive repurposing of everyday materials is just the beginning of his genius. Limited to 200 numbered copies, delivered in a clamshell box and each signed by the architect, this Art Edition features a special cover custom made by Shigeru Ban, with a hand-crafted mesh of polished African Samba wood (Triplochiton scleroxylon), inspired by […]

Drawing of 3 copies Small Architecture Now!
01-04-2014 31 Comments

Drawing of 3 copies Small Architecture Now!

From veredes, and thanks to the publishing house Taschen, we want to be grateful for his loyalty to our readers with the drawing of 3 Small Architecture’s copies Now!. How to gain a copy? To take part in the drawing simply you will have to leave a comment at the end of the post, and the winners will be chosen […]

Small Architecture Now!
27-03-2014 One Comment

Small Architecture Now!

Saving space. Big ideas for small buildings. Over the years, talented architects have occasionally indulged themselves with the challenge of designing small but perfectly formed buildings. Today, with reduced budgets, many architects have turned in a more focused way to creating works that may be diminutive in their dimensions, but are definitely big when it comes to trendsetting ideas. Whether […]

Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed
11-03-2014 No Comments

Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed

Photographer Frédéric Chaubin reveals 90 buildings sited in fourteen former Soviet Republics which express what he considers to be the fourth age of Soviet architecture. His poetic pictures reveal an unexpected rebirth of imagination, an unknown burgeoning that took place from 1970 until 1990. Contrary to the 1920s and 1950s, no “school” or main trend emerges here. These buildings represent […]

Green Architecture Now! (Vol.01)
28-01-2014 No Comments

Green Architecture Now! (Vol.01)

«Los más hermosos y sorprendentes “edificios verdes”. Proteger el medio ambiente no solo es una opción interesante, es la actitud más inteligente.» Stern.de, Hamburg, Alemania Philip Jodidio y la editorial Taschen, editan el volumen número 1 de la serie Green Architecture Now!. Este número, con los subtítulos de arquitectura verde, arquitectura ecológica y arquitectura sostenible, reune obras de distintos estudios […]

100 Contemporary Green Buildings
27-06-2013 No Comments

100 Contemporary Green Buildings

“… green has never looked better.“ – Zitty, Berlin The prestigious German publisher Taschen and the american historian Philip Jodidio join again to present the book 100 Contemporary Green Buildings. In this occasion it is a question of a double volume that Architecture Now gathers respectful architectures with the environment selected from the collection Architecture Now! and unpublished others. The […]

Wood Architecture Now! (Vol.02)
20-06-2013 No Comments

Wood Architecture Now! (Vol.02)

“Trendy timber… undoubtedly one of the most elegant modern building materials” – Vogue, Paris Philip Jodidio and the publishing house Taschen, there edits the volume number 2 of the series Wood Architecture Now!. This number puts of manifest that the wood acquires a major protagonism as predominant material in the contemporary architecture. In this volume they find from small architectures […]

Álvaro Siza. Complete Works 1952-2013
11-06-2013 One Comment

Álvaro Siza. Complete Works 1952-2013

“The architecture is increasingly complicated. Numerous problems arise. She is not accepted as an art. It is an almost taboo to say that the architecture is an art. Nowadays, the quality in the architecture is in the habit of provoking a negative reaction. Because of it, sometimes I have the need to stop and do sketch to me. Also I […]

The Architect's Home · Gennaro Postiglione
10-05-2013 No Comments

The Architect’s Home · Gennaro Postiglione

“These jewels of contemporary architecture are classic abodes with the shared distinction of being inhabited by their designers” -enRoute, Montreal Gennaro Postiglione and the publishing house Taschen join to realize a trip across teachers’ Autobiographical Homes of the 20th century. Architects like Him Corbusier, Alvar Aalto, Walter Gropius, Peter Behrens, Jose Antonio Coderch or Alison*Peter Smithson opens the doors of […]

Bigas Luna. The architecture like dead matter | Jorge Gorostiza
24-08-2012 2 Comments

Bigas Luna. The architecture like dead matter | Jorge Gorostiza

Accidentally I have been reading 3 paellas con Bigas Luna, a book written by Lucas Soler, published ten years ago for already eliminated Mostra of Valencia immediately after an honoring honoring that they did to the director. The relation of this filmmaker with the Architecture began a lot of time ago, even before being a filmmaker, when it was devoting […]

Cities of the World. Civitates Orbis Terrarum
07-04-2011 752 Comments

Cities of the World. Civitates Orbis Terrarum

“Half millennium afterwards, our cities have gone back  monstrous. Interminable, impossible to represent, incomprehensible and, enn big measure, disfuncionales”. Like this it writes Rem Koolhaas, the big arqitecto of our time, in the introduction of ‘Cities of the world’, ellibro that the publisher Taschen has elaborated from the collection ‘Civitates Orbis Terrarum’, elaborated in 1575. “It is impossible to read […]