Tag: escritos

From time to time a talking dog and other writings appear
17-09-2019 No Comments

From time to time a talking dog and other writings appear

5.0 01 This compilation of texts by Chilean architect Smiljan Radić covers twenty years of written production. The texts were written for various reasons: on the occasion of the publication of a book, as conferences or to accompany an exhibition. They are an invaluable complement to better understand the work of this magnificent architect, but they can also be read independently, […]

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-04-2019 No Comments

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 It is said that the classical Greek sculpture reached its maximum splendor when it began to use the contrapposto. This Italian term could be defined as the relation that the different parts of the body establish when initiating the movement. The weight of the body rests mainly on one leg, so that the corresponding hip rises with respect […]

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga
15-10-2018 No Comments

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 In 1998 Peter Zumthor concluded the construction of Sogn Benedetg‘s small chapel. The Building was coming to replace the baroque church constructed in the Swiss people of Sumvitg that had been destroyed by an avalanche of snow. The original church knew of the risk to which it was exposed for what one of his buttresses had specialized himself […]

Atmospheric time | Miquel Lacasta
10-08-2018 No Comments

Atmospheric time | Miquel Lacasta

5.0 01 Atmosphere and climate. In one of his writings, Olafur Eliasson speaks about the atmospheric time.1 In the introduction to the above-mentioned text, The Museums are Radical, Eliasson develops a small statement of the interaction between time and energy. I do not know exactly why it has turned into artist of head-board of many architects, but it is necessary […]

Fronteiras. Writings and Projects of Architecture, Landscape and Territory
31-07-2018 No Comments

Fronteiras. Writings and Projects of Architecture, Landscape and Territory

5.0 01 FRONTEiRAS is one of the projects developed by AiPAC (Associaçao Ibérica para a Inovação, Património, Arquitectura e Cultura). Currently, it is framed as a solid catalyst for cross-border activities between Spain and Portugal and gives rise to a tool capable of uncovering and investigating the linkages on both sides of the border. A strategic action that tries to make […]

Carles Martí and María Moliner´s book | Luis Gil Pita
31-10-2016 No Comments

Carles Martí and María Moliner´s book | Luis Gil Pita

5.0 01 You will excuse me and especially to whom in the bottom I dedicate these brief words, the not scientific at all approximation of these lines to the “written architecture” by Carles Martí. With complete certainty, his rigor and extreme modesty would never admit a text as the present. Nonetheless, in this occasion I am going to contradict the […]

Reading is to breathe, is to develop. Olafur Eliasson's writings
08-08-2014 No Comments

Reading is to breathe, is to develop. Olafur Eliasson’s writings

0.0 00 Reading is to breathe, is to develop is the first publication that gathers Olafur Eliasson’s texts written up to the date. Across twenty-four brief tests and of the evocativas images of some of his works, the Danish artist of Icelandic origin presents the topics more appellants of his artistic path and invites us to think about his complex […]

Jørn Utzon. Conversations and other writings
05-08-2014 No Comments

Jørn Utzon. Conversations and other writings

0.0 00 “The human beings experience his environments in different degrees. If one takes an extreme sensibility as the incident of the light and of the shades, as the color and as the space that him makes a detour, then it has the innate qualities of an architect and an artist. If one not only is receptive, but also it […]

Conversations with Mies van der Rohe. American certainties
01-08-2014 No Comments

Conversations with Mies van der Rohe. American certainties

5.0 01 “When we begin a project we do not think about the form, think about the correct way of using the materials; later we accept the result. When we work we allow that the big ideas should remain in the air. We do not want that they go down. Often we are surprised with the result. I compile the […]

Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza. Writings and conversations
29-07-2014 No Comments

Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza. Writings and conversations

5.0 01 “An architect when it has real interior force has to say with García Lorca, ” I will break all the partenones in the night and will raise them in the morning “. I am of this opinion. It is clear that they say to me: ” but if it has to live of the orders, with this way […]

Alejandro de la Sota. Writings, conversations, conferences
25-07-2014 No Comments

Alejandro de la Sota. Writings, conversations, conferences

0.0 00 The work of the architect Alejandro de la Sota (Pontevedra, 1913 – Madrid, 1996) has been spread profusely so much in Spain as abroad and his influence has been left to feel in several generations of Spanish contemporary architects. In spite of the attention that has lent to his work, the same thing has not happened with his […]

Thinking the architecture
10-06-2014 No Comments

Thinking the architecture

5.0 01 “The reality of the architecture is the concrete thing, the turned into form, mass and space, his body. There is no idea out of the things” Peter Zumthor Thinking the architecture compiles Peter Zumthor’s diverse writings which value resides in the reflection that accompanies the intesidad of his work. Writings throughout ten years, the texts constitute a rare […]

Clement Greenberg. Art and culture: critical Tests
03-06-2014 No Comments

Clement Greenberg. Art and culture: critical Tests

0.0 00 Clement Greenberg has been possibly the most influential critic of art of last times. Carried away specially about the painting, he was a counselor of the modern American movement up to the point of turning into the prophet of some big painters of the 20th century, as Jackson Pollock, and of managing to show the critical hegemony in […]

The emergency of the resistance | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
26-05-2014 No Comments

The emergency of the resistance | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

0.0 00 The emergency of the resistance Already he was writing Ignasi of Solà-mulberry trees in 1993, which before the structural violence of the current world, which in the shape of subtle network one has installed implacably in the reality, only three types of attitudes fit: the submission, the delinquency and the resistance.1 Today more that it is never necessary […]

Articles of occasion. Josep Quetglas
22-04-2014 No Comments

Articles of occasion. Josep Quetglas

0.0 00 El presente libro agrupa restos escritos y publicados en diversas ocasiones, múltiples y dispersos en su origen y destino. Son escritos que fueron apareciendo en revistas, en prensa local o como prólogo de algún libro. Algunos de ellos, pocos, quedaron hasta aquí inéditos. Varios muestran un amaneramiento verbal insufrible. Otros han sido ahora directamente descartados. Y el resto […]

Of Commotions | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
17-03-2014 No Comments

Of Commotions | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

0.0 00 Of Commotions Today there are very few works in the contemporary art capable of provoking a commotion. It seems as if the art has derived towards a constellation of autorreferencias where the fastened artist prefers his subjectivity to any possible interpretation of the reality. It is offensive in some cases as the reflections from me, me and myself, […]

The Charged Void: Architecture
21-01-2013 No Comments

The Charged Void: Architecture

0.0 00 The Charged Void is more than a complete works volume. It is a publishing project personally run by Alison and Peter Smithson in which they document, like a photo album, its more than 50 years working in the fields of architecture and urbanism. Apparently the original idea was to publish three volumes: architecture, urbanism and critical writings. At […]

Architecture Written
20-04-2011 1,326 Comments

Architecture Written

0.0 00 Architecture Written tackles a wide and complex subject as they are the relations between architecture and literature through the constructions imagined and thought by writers along almost 2.500 years of history, from the classical Antiquity going through the Half Age, the Renaissance, the Baroque or the century of the Lights, until the contemporary literature, being this last the […]

The Hybrid Carpets, Infrastructure and Mobility
19-09-2009 67 Comments

The Hybrid Carpets, Infrastructure and Mobility

0.0 00 “The mobility is the key of the planning, so much from the social point of view, since organizationally. The mobility is not alone related to ways and roads, but with the displacement in general, that concerns a fragmented and mobile community. The ways form a part of the essential physical infrastructure of the community”. Uppercase. Peter and Alison […]