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The penalty of Jørn Utzon | Borja Lopez Cotelo
03-03-2014 One Comment

The penalty of Jørn Utzon | Borja Lopez Cotelo

The night of June 20, 1976 it was falling a thin rain on Belgrade. Antonín walked his skinny figure for forty meters that separate the midfield of the penalty spot, placed the ball and moved back to take run. It raised the head. Before him, this Sepp Maier’s bony and fierce face; maybe then he remembered Zdeněk Hruška, that companion […]

Binnacle | Antonio S. Rio Vázquez
03-06-2013 No Comments

Binnacle | Antonio S. Rio Vázquez

«If we could load on the architecture the responsibilities that weigh on the construction of ships, we would have for time buildings better than the Parthenon»[1] Horatio Greenough For the architects of the modernity, the naval construction has been a constant reference. Peter Collins, in his test Changing Ideals in Modern Architecture (1750-1950), remembers his how, already in the 19th century, the american […]

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 […]