Tag: EEUU

Boston Skyline Timelaspe
24-01-2013 No Comments

Boston Skyline Timelaspe

They let’s sense beforehand a work where we can estimate the skyline, during the course of one day, of the city with the best rate of employment and standard of living of the USA, maybe because the development of the same one has been established of the investigation, the engineering, the technology, electronics and biotechnology. dreamed in arquiscopio

Educations of the past | Íñigo García Odiaga
12-12-2012 No Comments

Educations of the past | Íñigo García Odiaga

Placed in the north side of Montauk’s road, the last building of the Swiss architects Herzog and of Meuron, it is a great horizontal structure located discreetly in the landscape. For the occasional visitor both new buildings might spend for sendos granaries or agricultural stores that were taking the whole life belonging to this place. Actually these new buildings receive […]

The present like Utopia | Jorge Gorostiza
24-11-2012 6 Comments

The present like Utopia | Jorge Gorostiza

In a previous entry of this blog he was writing on the new magazine of cinema and architecture Teatro Marittimo, created and directed by David Rivera. In his first number dedicated to constructed Utopias, they published my qualified article «The present as Utopia» and subgraduate «sight of the current city from the past», on how in the movies of science fiction […]

The harpoon and the whale
22-11-2012 No Comments

The harpoon and the whale

The Thursday 22 November to the 20:00 hours inaugurates  in the room of exhibitions of the delegation of A Coruña of the Colexio Official of Architects the exhibition “The arpón and the whale”, of Carlos Álvarez and Cristina Sánchez. The exhibition explains of three parts: 1. Photographies, that belong to the project that gives name to the exhibition, “The arpón […]

Notebook of New York (y VII) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
16-08-2012 No Comments

Notebook of New York (y VII) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from… Last day of the trip coincided with the visit to the Museum of the City, a building near the Guggenheim projected in 1932 by Joseph H. Freedlander with an neocolonial architecture neocolonial so different from the concebida for Wright in the first half of century. There, like a magnificent closing of the voyage, there was showing himself the sample The […]

Notebook of New York (VI) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
07-08-2012 No Comments

Notebook of New York (VI) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from In the book Great Streets, Allan B. Jacobs dedicates the second part to compiling a series of «streets that they teach». Between them the Fifth Avenue, at a height of Central Park. Jacobs aims that «Both the park and the street seem of easy access». Concerning the Fifth Avenue they turn out to be different of the principal museums of New […]

Notebook of New York (V) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
07-08-2012 No Comments

Notebook of New York (V) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from The fingerprint of the teachers remains indelible in the plot of New York. To the distant and passionate presence of Le Corbusier, from his provocative initiation visit of up to his retreat with the disenchantment for the building of the UN in 1947, adds those of other teachers, between them both paradigms of the architectural modernity. Frank Lloyd Wright […]

Chicago Athenaeum Prize 2012, Francisco Mangado
23-07-2012 One Comment

Chicago Athenaeum Prize 2012, Francisco Mangado

The Municipal Audience of Teulada, of the of Navarre architect Francisco Mangado, has obtained the international prize that there grants the Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. The architect Francisco Mangado has achieved the Prize Chicago Athenaeum 2012 for Teulada’s Municipal Audience (Alicante), after being selected by a juror assembled in Oslo (Norway). […]

Notebook of New York (IV) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
06-07-2012 One Comment

Notebook of New York (IV) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from The High Line supposes the meeting with the city of the 30s – decade in the one that constructed the air line of railroad herself to avoid the dangerousness of sharing the street with the pedestrians – and the Nueva York of the 21st century, when the routes – in disuse from 1980-were claimed by the citizens. It is […]

Notebook of New York (III) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
21-06-2012 One Comment

Notebook of New York (III) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from For Le Corbusier, the skyscrapers of New York were too small. – they are not big enough – he said, answering to the journalists who interviewed it in the MoMA, within a few hours of his arrival to the United States in 1935. Surprised by the observation, they will attend to the explanation of the architect, developed later […]

Notebook of New York (II) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
17-06-2012 One Comment

Notebook of New York (II) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from Geography and geometry have been intimately joined from the origins of the urbanism. Across the geometry the planning of the cultures became simple, and also the construction of the city. The plot reticulada not only allows the control of the present – and the assumption of the past – but it shelters the future growth, theoretically immensely. The […]

Notebook of New York (I) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
16-06-2012 2 Comments

Notebook of New York (I) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

The trip to a city known always is a fascinating experience. Even more if it is a question of a destination chased for time, which visit turns into an ansíada put and, at the same time, in the beginning of new reflections and trips in the space and the time, that they extend and recall the own experience. These days […]

Eltono. Line and Surface
02-05-2012 5 Comments

Eltono. Line and Surface

‘ Grafiti volant, scripta manent ‘. Slightly indeed importantly in the path of an urban artist it happens when his interventions go on from the wall to the paper. When they come out the ephemeral character of the public space to last in the pages of a book. The above mentioned professional border and simultaneously existential it is the one […]

Lewis Hine
19-03-2012 39 Comments

Lewis Hine

It devoted itself to claim the dignity from those to those who were denying it to him. That of the immigrants who were coming to the USA without anything, looking for a future; that of the children – workers, that of the displaced ones … [IT SEES THE ALBUM] Lewis Hine (Wisconsin, 1874 – New York, 1940) it was one […]

Robert Adams: The Place We Live, A Retrospective Selection of Photographs
15-02-2012 2 Comments

Robert Adams: The Place We Live, A Retrospective Selection of Photographs

In the photography of the USA of the 20th century there is two Adams. One, Ansel (1902-1984) was an aesthete and devoted itself to portray spectacular landscapes that today populate the waiting rooms and repeat themselves in the calendars. Other one, Robert (1937) was equally fascinated by the nature, but it was important for him to put it in relation […]

Encuentros, Enconters
10-11-2011 813 Comments

Encuentros, Enconters

Astride between Galicia and New York, ” Meetings, Enconters ” is Maria Goretti Bello’s project Seráns, comisariado for Manuel Gonzalez Gómez, who assembles the work of 13 Galician sculptors in an unusual exhibition that will be exposed in Manhattan from December 14 to December 18. The Spanish Center Native located in the Great Apple, will receive the sample integrated by […]

Cugnot Award of Distinction
21-10-2011 2 Comments

Cugnot Award of Distinction

The Historians’ Company of the Automotion of The United States has granted one of his annual prizes to the book Voiture Minimum: Him Corbusier and the Automobile, written by the teacher of the School of Architecture of To Corunna Antonio Amado and published by the Institute of Technology of Massachusetts (MIT Press). In the work, Dear it investigates and documents […]

Bruce Goff [1904-1982]
28-06-2011 36 Comments

Bruce Goff [1904-1982]

Speaking about works that do not relate to his context, me there came to the memory a North American architect not too much known by these homes, to the one who assumed the same architectural sin to him in the middle of the 20th century, the child prodigy: Bruce Goff, whom (one counts in the world of the myths) Frank […]

The third vision | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
15-05-2011 110 Comments

The third vision | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Formed as geologist, Mark Klett (Albany, 1952) is a teacher of Art in the State University of Arizona. Interested in the relation between the culture, the time and the landscape, it began in the middle of the seventies a series of photographies of the places of the North American west that had been gathered by the chamber of the pioneers Timothy […]

Manhattan, the secret history of New York
02-05-2011 50 Comments

Manhattan, the secret history of New York

In the books of history of New York exists an empty. They are the first forty years of the city. Those that go of the Dutch settlement original, in 1625, to the conquest by the English, in 1664. Then it called  New Ámsterdam and occupied the tip south of Manhattan, where heave  today the skyscrapers of Wall Street. His remember […]

Manahhata Proyect (Manhattan)
27-12-2010 1,432 Comments

Manahhata Proyect (Manhattan)

400 years after Hudson found the port of New York, Eric Sanderson explains how realised a map in 3D of the fascinante ecology of hills, rivers, fauna and flora of the area that afterwards would turn into the city of Manhattan, (to the detail, apple by apple) when Times Square was a marsh and there was not service of distribution […]

Torre de control aereo
07-12-2010 12 Comments

Torre de control aereo

To speak of the history of the aerial control have to remit us to United States, at the beginning of the 20th century. The first pilots flew so alone looking to the horizon and the points of reference in earth. This had a serious disadvantage, since the clouds often hindered the vision of the horizon and of firm earth. Archie […]

An imaginary walk by Oak Park | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
20-10-2010 51 Comments

An imaginary walk by Oak Park | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

The same ephemeris that today celebrate with the house Robie would have to share it with the following buildings: The factory of turbines of the To.And.G. Of Behrens, the house Milá of Gaudí, the terminación of the School of Art of Glasgow of Mackintosh or the house Steiner of Loos, for quoting some… is not a bad competition. However, the […]

The Statue of Liberty, photographies and history of his construction
30-11-2009 174 Comments

The Statue of Liberty, photographies and history of his construction

“Liberty Enlightening the World”, known as the Statue of Liberty (Statue de la Liberté in french), it is one of the most famous monuments of New York, of the United States and of the whole world. He is in the island of the Liberty to the south of the island of Manhattan, together with the river mouth of the river […]

LA CASA SERT EN CAMBRIDGE | JOSEP LLUIS SERT
23-10-2009 One Comment

LA CASA SERT EN CAMBRIDGE | JOSEP LLUIS SERT

La casa Sert de Cambridge se considera un paradigma de la casa patio y el propio arquitecto la presentaba así, de manera propagandística. Este prototipo es el único exponente construido de lo que pretendía ser un conjunto residencial, su residencia la concibe integrada en una unidad arquitectónica superior, en una estructura urbana.

Josef von Sternberg House. Richard Neutra
05-05-2009 40 Comments

Josef von Sternberg House. Richard Neutra

Unfortunately it´s demolished in 1971, the so particular house was designed for the famous director vienés of Hollywood, director -amongst other successes- of The Express of Shangai (1932) and The devil is a Woman (1935). A way heterodoxo that superimposes the calm of the Japanese spaces and the speed impregnated of the streamline North American of postwar period; a clear […]