Tag: Europa

Berenice Abbott. Portraits of Modernity
18-06-2019 No Comments

Berenice Abbott. Portraits of Modernity

5.0 01 Berenice Abbott. Pioneer, modern, fearless provides a detailed look at the artistic journey of this American photographer(Springfield, Ohio, 1898 – Monson, Maine, 1991). Her body of work, some of the most captivating North American photography of the first half of the 20th century, acted as a bridge between the avant-garde of the old continent and the burgeoning artistic scene of the East Coast of […]

I International Forum of Construction with Wood 2019
30-04-2019 No Comments

I International Forum of Construction with Wood 2019

5.0 01 The 1st International Forum of Construction with Wood arrives in Spain, organized by the FORUM HOLZBAU platform. The next International Forum of Construction with Wood, organized by the Forum Holzbau platform, in collaboration with the Chair of Wood of the University of Navarra, will be held on 23 and 24 May 2019 at the Baluarte Conference Center (Pamplona). […]

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 […]

Leiro Seniors Day Center | müller.feijoo arquitectos
19-12-2018 No Comments

Leiro Seniors Day Center | müller.feijoo arquitectos

5.0 02 The plot on which the day center is built, very close and slightly elevated on the course of the river Avia, has a strong natural slope transformed by a system of stepped terraces called socalcos formed by walls of granite masonry, a traditional system very usual in this region of vineyards that allows to have arable land in […]

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 […]

Jacinto Esteva, filmmaker and architect | Jorge Gorostiza
22-06-2018 No Comments

Jacinto Esteva, filmmaker and architect | Jorge Gorostiza

5.0 01 Sometimes in the department store of provinces unsuspected findings take place. It does very little visiting increasingly limited section of videoes of one of them, I found a jewel buried between enormous boxes of popular series, the edition that they have done the Film library of Catalonia and Cameo with Jacinto Esteva‘s work. A really very elegant, exquisite […]

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

5.0 01 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 […]

The red Vienna | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
19-01-2018 35 Comments

The red Vienna | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

3.7 03 I have insisted very much on this space on what it can be looked in the Power if it has come near to him after a personal process in which a vision of a more just world, a perspective that we might call humanitarian associated ideal politicians and a philosophical “figure” of the reality, has taken place. It […]

Parking in the Xuíz Falcone street | Salgado+Liñares
26-04-2017 No Comments

Parking in the Xuíz Falcone street | Salgado+Liñares

0.0 00 Reformulation of a public area: parking in the street Xuíz Falcone. Double street – double space. The project takes as an object the reformulation of the area of the street Xuíz Falcone. In the origin of the project, and as element activator, there is the recovery of the original level of the street, disturbed by the aggressive landfill […]

Equipped housings? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
23-12-2016 One Comment

Equipped housings? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

5.0 01 Introduction. One of the most persistent obstacles in companies like ours is the subordination to the points of view of the central countries with regard to what it must be done. It is the old history of the peripheries that so well he analyzed in his moment, giving him a draft of a lot of interest Jose Ortega […]

Another education of Vienna | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
18-07-2016 30 Comments

Another education of Vienna | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

5.0 01 It is possible to be interesting after that an international meeting was celebrated last week in our Faculty of Architecture of the Investigation in Architecture to speak about the House Wittgenstein, which there constructed in 1929, together with his great friend and architect Paul Engelmann (1891-1965), in Vienna, Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), one of the most relevant philosophers of […]

Fernando Colomo. Architects and filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
08-07-2016 No Comments

Fernando Colomo. Architects and filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 In the last entry of my blog, I was mentioning the MAE + CINE Arquitectura tras la pantalla, celebrated in Matimex, in which there intervened the filmmaker and architect Fernando Colomo. Looking for information about his work, to prepare this encentro, I found several interviews in which he was speaking on the relations between cinema and architecture, which […]

John Sayles.  Architects and filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
01-04-2016 No Comments

John Sayles. Architects and filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 In a serie of income that I have named Architects and Filmmakers, that I began in 2011, I have been gathering opinions about architecture of the diverse directors like Woody Allen, Ingmar Bergman, Valerian Borowczyk, René Clair, Luigi Comencini, Dziga Vertov, Jose Luis García Sanchez, John Ford, Amos Gitai, Peter Greenaway, Abbas Kiarostami and Raúl Ruiz; the actress […]

Call for entries European Prize for Urban Public Space 2016
12-01-2016 No Comments

Call for entries European Prize for Urban Public Space 2016

0.0 00 The Prize organisers announce the call for entries for the Ninth European Prize for Urban Public Space (2016). This biennial honorary award has been offered since 2000 in order to recognise, encourage and publicise examples of good practice in the ways in which the public spaces of European cities respond to the many challenges they presently face. Subject […]

Pietilä's pavilion | José Ramón Hernández Correa
30-11-2015 3 Comments

Pietilä’s pavilion | José Ramón Hernández Correa

5.0 01 The Finnish architect Reima Pietilä, whose better work is maybe the Students’ Center Dipoli, of Espoo (about which we will speak another day), was announced by the Finnish pavilion of the Expo of Brussels of 1958. (Good exhibition. Remember that already we speak about the Spanish pavilion. But there are others very interesting all those, about whom maybe […]

Community center in Ribeira| Carlos Seoane
16-09-2015 2 Comments

Community center in Ribeira| Carlos Seoane

0.0 00 The place The project of Riveira’s Community center, it is born as response to an initial offer of a building of two plants on a plot in Riveira’s town hall forming a part of Oleiros’s rural core. A place marked by the rural character of the buildings that surround it inside a landscape characterized by the omnipresence of […]

Architecture and rural territory 2015
28-07-2015 No Comments

Architecture and rural territory 2015

0.0 00 The perception of the rural territory of Galicia as a social, constructed space, becomes clear for anyone that has looked at it with something of attention at some time. This construction of the natural thing, which is done modélica in the materiality of the traditional architecture, in the unit between the house and the agricultural labors or in […]

We | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
10-07-2015 No Comments

We | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

0.0 00 «The only way that we still have to manage to be big, even inimitable if it is possible, is that of the imitation of the Former ones; what someone said of Homero, namely, that to learn to understand it well is to learn to admire it, costs equally for the works of art of the Former ones, especially […]

The Refuge | castroferro arquitectos
10-06-2015 No Comments

The Refuge | castroferro arquitectos

0.0 00 It is a question of a pair with the worry to be able to spend to him moments of his life in more direct contact with the nature and surrounded with the essential thing to live. Of temporary character, the construction of 4m x 3m is located in the area chosen by the pair for the construction of […]

A prize of work | Luis Gil Pita - Cristina Nieto Peñamaría
22-05-2015 No Comments

A prize of work | Luis Gil Pita – Cristina Nieto Peñamaría

5.0 01 A prize of work. Notes about the Praza do Curro en Noia. Salgado and Liñares architects To speak about architecture is difficult, great, to do it even more, because of it we are going to try to be brief and the approximation does not obstruct with unnecessary words to the exceptional ones and innovators values that the work […]

Reformulation of a public space: from street to square. Paving of the Praza do Curro | Salgado+Liñares
11-03-2015 4 Comments

Reformulation of a public space: from street to square. Paving of the Praza do Curro | Salgado+Liñares

0.0 00 The Praza do Curro has been traditionally the principal public space of activity outdoors of Noia’s historical hull. The above mentioned activity, it demonstrates on the market of every Thursday and Sunday, has provided it with an exceptional vigor, incapable with everything of containing the constant and marked deterioration to which the square has met submitted in the latter […]

Dead space | Íñigo García Odiaga
09-02-2015 No Comments

Dead space | Íñigo García Odiaga

0.0 00 The summer, the vacations and the leisure invite to going out to the street, to conquering the public space and to socializing. Often the current urbanism, centred on what we might be call the development of the downtown, leaves other spaces to propose scenes to these summer activities. In the edges of the city the left spaces, the […]

Center of seaworthy activities and Ravine Cabins in Ousesende | Salgado+Liñares
04-02-2015 No Comments

Center of seaworthy activities and Ravine Cabins in Ousesende | Salgado+Liñares

0.0 00 We receive the order of a hotel singular intervention with independent apartments in one emptiness of Ousesende’s core, Outes’s town hall (Galicia, Spain). Fruit of the abrupt of his topography and of the gradual abandon of this type of cores, on the lot there had been spilt a spontaneous and heterogeneous forest that was surrounding the village threatening […]

Europeana
20-01-2015 No Comments

Europeana

0.0 00 Europeana is the digital European library, of free access, which prototype began to work on November 20 of 2008,1 that it assembles contributions already digitized of recognized cultural institutions of 28 members states of the European Union. His funds include books, movies, paintings, newspapers, sonorous files, maps, manuscript and other files. From the technical point of view, Europedestal is […]

Jose Luis García Sánchez. Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
10-11-2014 No Comments

Jose Luis García Sánchez. Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 In a serie of income that I have named Architects and filmmakers I have been gathering opinions about architecture of the diverse directors like Woody Allen, Ingmar Bergman, Valerian Borowczyk, Luigi Comencini, René Clair, Dziga Vertov, John Ford, Amos Gitai, Peter Greenaway, Abbas Kiarostami, Raúl Ruiz, The actress Viola Dana, and the essayist Sigfried Giedion. Revising the list […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (XI) | Cristina García-Rosales
05-09-2014 One Comment

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (XI) | Cristina García-Rosales

5.0 01 The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales I have tried to discover a few arquitectas and designers not known for the great public, who maybe design with another look, placing the human being in the center of his projects, that is to say, to the user. The debate is opened. And to […]

Luigi Comencini. Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
01-09-2014 No Comments

Luigi Comencini. Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 In previous income I have been gathering opinions about architecture of the diverse directors like Woody Allen, John Ford, Ingmar Bergman, Valerian Borowczyk, René Clair, Dziga Vertov, Peter Greenaway, Abbas Kiarostami, Raúl Ruiz, the actress Viola Dana, the essayist Sigfried Giedion. In case of the director Amos Gitai, his movie profession was coinciding with that of architect, the […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales
29-08-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (X) | Cristina García-Rosales

5.0 01 The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales The second arquitecta was Rita Fernandez Queimadelos, also not known. It was employed at Madrid, Murcia and Barcelona, even it does little it was living also and was an accustomed internaut at his 92 years. María Juana Ontañón was the fourth woman in obtaining the […]