Tag: espacio público

Selling bricks and exposing architecturel avant-garde. Bartlebooth
20-08-2019 No Comments

Selling bricks and exposing architecturel avant-garde. Bartlebooth

5.0 03 A photobook to connect urban music and architectural object. Selling bricks and exposing architectural avant-garde is an audiovisual archive project developed by Pablo Ibáñez Ferrera and Antonio Giráldez López since 2018. To date, it has taken the form of Instagram feed (@kellycorbusier) and publication. Selling bricks captures avant-garde architecture and cases of special relevance represented in urban music […]

Tennyson | Taller David Dana Arquitectura
31-07-2019 No Comments

Tennyson | Taller David Dana Arquitectura

5.0 03 Every environment has a basic responsibility with the user: to satisfy it and comfort it. This residence needed an intervention that innovated its main area. The solution was a subtle, dignified, and elegant approach that fuses traditional and artisanal Mexican techniques with contemporary materials. Through the use of: concrete, white cement, metal, marble, and wood, we achieved an avant-garde […]

Benidorm Station | HULOT arch. Studio
10-07-2019 No Comments

Benidorm Station | HULOT arch. Studio

4.8 17 Architecture is directly linked and interrelated to the concept of routine. We cohabitate with and within it every day, every hour and from this coexistence appear attachments and detachments. Normally, we wake up in the same place, we go to work in one or several locations, and to complete this habitual circle we shelter ourselves at home. Routine […]

The party, the weird and the public space. Bartlebooth
09-07-2019 No Comments

The party, the weird and the public space. Bartlebooth

5.0 01 A device of Fiestas Raras to think about the space from the potentiality of the party and the non-normative practices. The party, the strange and the public space is a publication that works as a device of the Fiestas Rare project, a contribution with which to open new leaks around the strange, the party and the public space. They […]

The bollards, my father and the Norwegians | José Ramón Hernández Correa
08-07-2019 One Comment

The bollards, my father and the Norwegians | José Ramón Hernández Correa

5.0 04 A few years ago my father was walking along his neighborhood. It had rained and the soil was wet. One slipped and fell with so bad luck that his chest found in the fall a metallic bollard that broke a rib and bruised him a lung. The rib knit soon and the pulmonary injury was not very serious, […]

Bunkerized architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga
31-05-2019 No Comments

Bunkerized architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 Paul Virilio was born in 1932 and grew up in Nantes, where at the age of eight he witnessed the arrival of the Germans, and at eleven the destruction of the city under a shower of bombs from the allies. At the end of the war he discovered the sea at the same time as peace, since the […]

Librería Palas | Arquitectura a Contrapelo
22-05-2019 No Comments

Librería Palas | Arquitectura a Contrapelo

5.0 01 Desde que se abriera al público en 1980, la librería Palas ya destacaba entre los establecimientos de su género, al apostar por una fachada muy abierta, de líneas sencillas, y un acceso central secuenciado. Pero el paso del tiempo ha dejado su huella en unos paramentos invadidos por canalizaciones, huecos, señales y otras interferencias. La acción propuesta persigue […]

TRANSFER Architecture Video Award 2019
14-05-2019 No Comments

TRANSFER Architecture Video Award 2019

5.0 02 Purpose. The TRANSFER Architecture Video Award is an independent award, to be launched in 2019, to recognise the most creative and innovative short films in the field of architecture, city and landscape worldwide. Video is becoming increasingly instrumental in analysing architecture and the human environment, and is directly related to the digital networks that underpin contemporary communication. With […]

Parque Castellar Oliveral. Paisajes de juego | HDH arquitectos
10-04-2019 No Comments

Parque Castellar Oliveral. Paisajes de juego | HDH arquitectos

4.9 21 El juego es un acto de espontaneidad, que por tanto, requiere libertad para poder desarrollarse. Es creación en streaming, un episodio donde un ámbito u objeto cualquiera se transforman en otra cosa diferente, a través de la imaginación o la ensoñación. Este mundo paralelo, casi virtual, se basa así en un soporte físico para construir esa nueva realidad […]

La mirada viajera | Marcos Miguélez
20-03-2019 No Comments

La mirada viajera | Marcos Miguélez

5.0 01 The project consists in the transformation of a small business premises into a work space for a travel agency. Amounting to 45 square meters and located on the ground floor of a residential building, the volume of intervention is greater in height than it is in width. The ceiling allows to work up to about five meters in […]

ACTIVATORS. Public Space Strategies
19-03-2019 No Comments

ACTIVATORS. Public Space Strategies

3.5 02 a + t magazine returns to the public realm through the  STRATEGY series, which began in 2010 with the aim of highlighting and naming the strategies and actions underlying each project. 85 actions are identified within the 13 projects included in the issue. This new volume of the STRATEGY series, a+t 51, called ACTIVATORS, includes works by MVRDV, Jaja, Adept, Nendo, […]

Diseño sin revolución | Pedro Hernández
18-01-2019 No Comments

Diseño sin revolución | Pedro Hernández

5.0 01 “Architecture or revolution”, wrote Le Corbusier in 1923. It is a turbulent time, just five years before the world had seen the first workers’ revolution in Russia triumph. The revolution – like its twin rebellion and revolt – is a space for chaos, reverses the established order with a social mass intermingled and turned into a multitude. Le Corbusier, […]

The IVrd European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA
03-01-2019 No Comments

The IVrd European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA

5.0 01 The European Award for Architectural Heritage intervention AADIPA, a biennial contest organized with the support of COAC (Architects’ Association of Catalonia) and AADIPA (Association of Architects for the Defence and Intervention in Architectural Heritage), the purpose of which is to distinguish quality interventions in heritage and contribute to their dissemination, opens the registration period of its 4th edition. […]

Public space as a battlefield | Javier Mozas
03-12-2018 No Comments

Public space as a battlefield | Javier Mozas

5.0 01 Public space was for Hannah Arendt, 1906-1975, a place for Action.1 Arendt believed that democracy needed to be exercised in the public realm, that it was useless to enact it in the private space of the household. Action has two very different resources: one peaceful, the other violent. One using Words and the other Battle; that is, Discourse […]

Shoreditch Hotel, urban resort in London | AQSO arquitectos office
28-11-2018 No Comments

Shoreditch Hotel, urban resort in London | AQSO arquitectos office

5.0 02 The proposal for this mixed-used building including hotel, cinema, and retail explores a formal response to the site conditions with an alternative contemporary language. Against the monolithic presence of a totem that divides the paths in two, the building becomes a flexible element that blends with the perspective of the resulting streets while respects the pedestrian flow of […]

The million-dollar machine and the joy of architecture | Luis Gil Pita
05-11-2018 No Comments

The million-dollar machine and the joy of architecture | Luis Gil Pita

4.0 04 On the adequacy of a public space in the Tilos. Teo 2018. Eduardo Cruz Aguiar. “I always liked to talk about architecture as fun; if it is not done happily it is not Architecture. This joy is precisely the Architecture, the satisfaction that is felt. The emotion of Architecture makes us smile, it makes us laugh. Not life”. […]

Londres, the biggest capital of Europe | Antón Capitel
08-10-2018 No Comments

Londres, the biggest capital of Europe | Antón Capitel

5.0 01 London had a double birth. On the one hand, there was London proper, what is now known as the City, the city of the merchants and the bourgeoisie, and the city also of the Cathedral, of the bishop. This was the first and most important population, which was not the seat of government, but of commerce, and which […]

Teachers of the form and the space. Luciano Kulczewski
27-09-2018 No Comments

Teachers of the form and the space. Luciano Kulczewski

5.0 01 TEACHERS OF THE FORM AND THE SPACE it is a series that checks biographies of big Chilean architects, who with his work influenced the daily urban one and who until today affect in the form in which the inhabitant relates to the city in which it lives. In this edition, we will revise the life of the architect Luciano […]

Complex buildings. Learning systems
21-08-2018 No Comments

Complex buildings. Learning systems

5.0 01 School buildings house complex systems. From kindergarten to the university faculty, the journey through learning levels consists of an accumulation of vital experiences arising from the interaction between these systems. The educational function, so called by Functionalism, now builds its environments with new paradigms that reflect and respond to an increasingly diverse and complex social agenda. a+t 50 […]

Enclosed Emptiness | UPV/EHU instalation for Concentric 04
15-08-2018 No Comments

Enclosed Emptiness | UPV/EHU instalation for Concentric 04

5.0 05 The 4th edition of Concéntrico,, the ephemeral architecture festival held in Logroño at the end of April, numbered also a contribution from the University of the Basque Country among its installations: the “Enclosed Emptiness” project, carried out by the students of the Higher Technical School of Architecture of San Sebastian. Picked out among the proposals made in the […]

Inside North Korea
26-07-2018 No Comments

Inside North Korea

5.0 01 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 […]

Islands, desert, mountain. Degree zero architecture | Josep Lluís Mateo
16-07-2018 No Comments

Islands, desert, mountain. Degree zero architecture | Josep Lluís Mateo

5.0 01 The fascination caused by distant places, in the limit of human existence, places where it might be better to spend than to stay, or where to stay always go along with a vague sense of threat (condition, from romanticism, at the base of the aesthetic experience). The island as a closed, finite place, with endemism as a possibility. […]

En el tiempo. Carlos Cánovas
03-07-2018 No Comments

En el tiempo. Carlos Cánovas

5.0 01 “His photographs are poetic monuments built at intermediate moments that precede or recall major social and industrial changes, which leave traces in the space we inhabit”. In time, it is a journey through the work of Carlos Cánovas from the 80s to the present through 128 photographs grouped in six successive series: Tapias (1980), Extramuros (1983-1990), Vallès Oriental […]

Illegal city | Aldo G. Facho Dede
11-06-2018 No Comments

Illegal city | Aldo G. Facho Dede

5.0 01 According to the census of 2007, the last one about which we know proved, near 50 % of the of Lima population marginal (BUM),1 lives in neighborhoods urban which are defined as those urban cores that present levels of monetary poverty, and they lack services of infrastructure and equipment (MVCS 2012).2 Though the great growth of this type of […]

Jane Jacobs and the humanization of the city | Martín Marcos
04-05-2018 No Comments

Jane Jacobs and the humanization of the city | Martín Marcos

5.0 01 In the last twelve months there was celebrated, in the majority of the cities of the world and with different actions, the centenary of the birth of Jane Jacobs, brilliant town planner and social activist that with his book “Death and life of the big cities” (1961) I change definitively the way of looking and analyzing the urban […]

Dis-cover | Sergio de Miguel
27-04-2018 No Comments

Dis-cover | Sergio de Miguel

5.0 01 Since seekers of effective surprises our creative capacity can remain reduced by the existence of too many caps of information. Impeded by a dense coverage of unconscious hypotheses, inherited concepts and not expressed ideas. Only we manage to liberate ourselves in an effective way when, from the practice of a lateral thought, we are capable of preventing the […]

The future of "Las Palmas" | Aldo G. Facho Dede
09-04-2018 No Comments

The future of “Las Palmas” | Aldo G. Facho Dede

5.0 01 The visit of the Pope has left several topics us to think, one of them is the role that must fulfill the “Las Palmas” air base in the Lima of the 21st century. Good is known, Lima has doubled in inhabitants and surface in the last forty years, and this growth has not had like correlato a model […]

VII Rafael Manzano Prize for New Traditional Architecture
20-03-2018 No Comments

VII Rafael Manzano Prize for New Traditional Architecture

0.0 00 The Rafael Manzano Prize of New Traditional Architecture is mainly aimed to promote in Spain and Portugal traditional architecture as a tool for upgrading the contemporary practice, both in the restoration of architecture or urban ensembles and in new built works which, based on local traditions, are able to harmoniously draw on the context where they are built. […]

Architectures of the pain | Íñigo García Odiaga
19-03-2018 No Comments

Architectures of the pain | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 The end of the first world war in 1918, gave step to a prosperous period of political changes and social revolutions. All these changes had his reflection in the art and in the architecture, and it would be impossible to give a moderately logical explanation of the Russian forefronts, the constructivism or the international style, without the historical […]

Changing the education to change the city (II) | Stepienybarno
23-02-2018 No Comments

Changing the education to change the city (II) | Stepienybarno

5.0 01 In the previous post we were trying to give a brief revision of the most important milestones that we were finding on having thrown a look behind in the exciting world of the architecture and the education. In the above mentioned text we us were walking along almost all the 20th century up to coming an eighties and […]