Tag: espacio público

The border city | Luis Gil
20-01-2020 No Comments

The border city | Luis Gil

The liminal cities, they are of entry and exit, susceptible to be besieged and therefore forced to protection in adverse moments. They are spaces or surrounding territories fighting at the same time against the outside that with the own necessity to grow like other communities in more stable situations. The closed or walled city, both the maritime, the one built […]

The border of contact, encounter and exchange space | Luis Gil
13-01-2020 No Comments

The border of contact, encounter and exchange space | Luis Gil

The intrinsic nature of the border is that of being an area of danger, an insecure space in which the development of the essential tasks of life requires a state of continuous alertness. It is the space for the exchange of energy, where it is released or integrated into new areas, which implies a constant rebalancing of the forces acting […]

TRANSFER Architecture Video Award 2019
09-01-2020 No Comments

TRANSFER Architecture Video Award 2019

TRANSFER Architecture Video Award dio a conocer los videos premiados en su primera edición en una ceremonia celebrada en el marco del AFTZ Architektur FilmTage Zürich el pasado 23 de noviembre y nos invita a descubrir los videos finalistas a través del nuevo TRANSFER Channel. Ganador: El video del realizador Luís Úrculo, Embajada de Brasil / Ipiña + Nieto Arquitectos, […]

The plan as a tool for border overflow | Luis Gil
30-12-2019 No Comments

The plan as a tool for border overflow | Luis Gil

The border as a tense space that opposes its transit, requires effort, determination, formal or fundamental change to be transgressed and overcome or inhabited temporarily or continuously. Thus, the passage through the border or the limit, the jump from one medium to another implies the discovery of a technique that makes possible the survival in the other margin, the change, […]

New York bridges
26-12-2019 No Comments

New York bridges

Nueva York tiene más de 2000 puentes y túneles. Varias agencias dirigen esta red de cruces, incluyendo el Departamento de Transporte de la Ciudad de Nueva York, Autoridad de Transporte Metropolitano, Autoridad portuaria de Nueva York y Nueva Jersey, Departamento de Transporte del Estado de Nueva York y Amtrak. Muchos de los túneles y puentes importantes de la ciudad han establecido o batido récords. El Túnel Holland fue primer […]

The border, artificial and invented mechanism | Luis Gil
23-12-2019 No Comments

The border, artificial and invented mechanism | Luis Gil

In this way when the natural barrier (the geographical accident) artificially used to protect the interior ecosystem, is insufficient, inadequate or non-existent for the desired economic or social use, then man develops not only artificiality over the natural but also takes a step more and build an ex-novo border. It is an invention that saves the natural deficiency, and around […]

Limits, nature and artifice | Luis Gil
16-12-2019 No Comments

Limits, nature and artifice | Luis Gil

When talking about limit or border, the words of bankruptcy or separation are instantly added to the conversation. A first approach to the definition of boundary or border spaces, would limit them as those areas of emptiness or obstacle that are shaped or structured as a nature that is little or not practicable, in which the movement slows down or […]

Refugio Doñana | Fermín G. Blanco
11-12-2019 No Comments

Refugio Doñana | Fermín G. Blanco

Era un día gris y amarillo. No sabía si era lluvia lo que traía el viento, o es que la niebla pesaba mojando el suelo. El denso silencio del aire solo se cortaba por el murmullo de los árboles, y por algunos rayos de sol que huían de las nubes. Caía la tarde, helaban las hojas. Salía humo de la […]

Mastery as a fundamental and physical problem of boundary and border phenomena | Luis Gil
09-12-2019 No Comments

Mastery as a fundamental and physical problem of boundary and border phenomena | Luis Gil

The movement and walking is innate to the activity of man, for various reasons, from the great migrations and movements in the search for Paleolithic hunting to the present day. A movement that was originally forced by the need to survive against the adverse nature, much earlier than the subsequent sedentary and articulation of man with the territory through the […]

Allegory of the border and the limit | Luis Gil
02-12-2019 No Comments

Allegory of the border and the limit | Luis Gil

The neoliberal actuality that we have had to live makes it difficult, like no other, to refer behaviors, events and attitudes to a stable horizon, a concrete framework that serves as an articulator, as an element of dialogue and background to the analysis of a hardly acotable contemporaneity, nothing defined and a rapid emptying of contents, whose ultimate goal seems […]

Architectures on the Waterfont
14-11-2019 No Comments

Architectures on the Waterfont

A dive into the Archivo of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award that tackles the regeneration of European cities through their waterfronts. The Fundació Mies van der Rohe in collaboration with Arquitectes per l’Arquitectura (AxA) inaugurate today the exhibition “Architectures on the waterfront” at the Maritime Museum of Barcelona. The exhibition is dedicated to […]

Sukkahville Toronto | Taller David Dana Arquitectura
28-08-2019 No Comments

Sukkahville Toronto | Taller David Dana Arquitectura

Sukkahville is an international Design competition that challenges participants to reimagine the Sukkah. A Sukkah is a temporary structure built during the Jewish Sukkot holiday to commemorate the 40 years that Jews spent in the desert. It is described as a symbolically natural refuge, whose symbolism is the fragility and transcendence of life. Propose an innovative design of the Sukkah […]

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

Selling bricks and exposing architecturel avant-garde. Bartlebooth

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 video clips […]

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

Tennyson | Taller David Dana Arquitectura

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 change to […]

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

Benidorm Station | HULOT arch. Studio

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 is a […]

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

The party, the weird and the public space. Bartlebooth

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 are voices […]

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

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, but now, […]

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

Bunkerized architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga

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 coast due […]

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

Librería Palas | Arquitectura a Contrapelo

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 la renovación […]

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

TRANSFER Architecture Video Award 2019

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 the TRANSFER […]

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

Parque Castellar Oliveral. Paisajes de juego | HDH arquitectos

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 que posibilita […]

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

La mirada viajera | Marcos Miguélez

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 height while […]

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

ACTIVATORS. Public Space Strategies

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, Vaumm, Wowhaus, […]

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

Diseño sin revolución | Pedro Hernández

“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, a lover […]

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

The IVrd European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA

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. The Award […]

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

Public space as a battlefield | Javier Mozas

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 and War. […]

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

Shoreditch Hotel, urban resort in London | AQSO arquitectos office

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 public […]

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

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”. Alejandro de […]

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

Londres, the biggest capital of Europe | Antón Capitel

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 had and […]

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

Teachers of the form and the space. Luciano Kulczewski

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 Kulczewski. His […]