Tag: Erich Mendelsohn

Colección completa de la revista AC. Documentos de actividad contemporánea (1931-37)
11-06-2020 No Comments

Colección completa de la revista AC. Documentos de actividad contemporánea (1931-37)

AC. Documentos de Actividad Contemporánea es la revista del movimiento racionalista español GATEPAC (Grupo de Artistas y Técnicos Españoles para el Progreso de la Arquitectura Contemporánea) y cuyo acrónimo del título se corresponde a “Arquitectura Contemporánea”. Se publicaron 25 números entre 1931 y 1937. El GATEAC, fundado en Zaragoza en 1930, que sirve de medio de expresión del movimiento racionalista […]

The eclecticism in the Spanish modern architecture. Years 20-30 and 50-60 | Antón Capitel
22-01-2018 No Comments

The eclecticism in the Spanish modern architecture. Years 20-30 and 50-60 | Antón Capitel

It can be said, without too many exaggeration, that any architecture is eclectic, and can be added also that so often reside in this condition the most important bases of his own quality. But has to be admitted equally that there are occasions, and periods, in that the above mentioned eclecticism is in the foundation itself of the architectural products […]

Fritz Lang and New York | Jorge Gorostiza
27-10-2017 No Comments

Fritz Lang and New York | Jorge Gorostiza

On Sunday, the 12th of October, 1924, the Deutschland German transatlantic moored in a wharf of the West Side of Manhattan, between his passengers they were the Erich Mendelsohn architect and the filmmakers Erich Pommer and Fritz Lang, , apparently, it annotated the latter in his diary that it had seen «a street, illuminated, as if it was by day, for neons, all of them aggressive, […]

Unclassifiable architectures: the "Goetheanum" (R.Steiner, 1926-28) | Rodrigo Almonacid
08-11-2013 No Comments

Unclassifiable architectures: the “Goetheanum” (R.Steiner, 1926-28) | Rodrigo Almonacid

Unclassifiable. Indescribable. Inabarcable. Inaprensible. In-“not-I know-how many-things”… The GOETHEANUM is one of these works of Modern Architecture that destabilizes the spectator, already be profane or learned this one in Architecture. Not uselessly, estimated reading, it is the this one of these big works ignored by the big priests of the Historiography of the Modern Movement as Giedion, Pevsner, or Hitchcock, for […]

Necropolis | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
18-01-2013 No Comments

Necropolis | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Models of architecture exist, tests before the final construction where they make concrete, contributing material and time, the terms that will allow to solve in a more suitable way the project. But also there exist anatomical, cartographic, playful models … that represent or serve to the life to scale. Arthur Nersesian, in his novel Staten Island, us presents a type of […]