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Día Internacional del Libro 2020
23-04-2020 No Comments

Día Internacional del Libro 2020

Para celebrar el Día Internacional del Libro, tan atípico, desde veredes, arquitectura y divulgación queremos repasar  las publicaciones realizadas para que puedas recordarlas y reseñar aquellas que hayas leído o te interesaría leer. Esperamos que así este periodo que nos ha tocado vivir sea más llevadero. Sin preámbulos os dejamos las 30 publicaciones seleccionadas, como se suele decir ni son […]

Casa Hanselmann de Michael Graves y la reformulación semántica de la arquitectura moderna | Marcelo Gardinetti
20-04-2020 No Comments

Casa Hanselmann de Michael Graves y la reformulación semántica de la arquitectura moderna | Marcelo Gardinetti

En los años 60, la arquitectura de Michael Graves estuvo influida de un modo determinante por las composiciones de la vanguardia de la arquitectura moderna de las décadas de 1920 y 1930, y fundamentalmente por la obra de Le Corbusier. En esos años, Graves no plantea un proceso regresivo al trabajo de las vanguardias; propone una revisión crítica de algunas […]

How much house do we need? Thoreau, Le Corbusier and the sustainable cottage
10-09-2019 No Comments

How much house do we need? Thoreau, Le Corbusier and the sustainable cottage

The space we inhabit, reduced to a minimum, has been a source of fascination and experimentation throughout history. Henry David Thoreau lived in his forest hut in Walden Pond between 1845 and 1847. Le Corbusier built in 1952 for him and his wife the famous Cabanon of the Côte d’Azur. Inspired by these experiences, Urs Peter Flueckiger and his students […]

Everything reaches the sea | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
15-07-2019 No Comments

Everything reaches the sea | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

“Nothing is transmissible but Thought” is the title of the last text written by Le Corbusier before his death in 1965. A phrase that explains in a very complete way the reason why the legacy of this man has had irreplaceable character for the development of architecture. Because it was not only through the orderly dissemination of his work, carried […]

The attributes of La Tourette | Marcelo Gardinetti
17-06-2019 No Comments

The attributes of La Tourette | Marcelo Gardinetti

Two design circumstances were decisive to establish the character that typifies the architecture of the Convent of La Tourette. The first is embodied by defining the horizontal plane governing the highest point of the terrain, so that, from that horizontal, the building descends copying the irregular topography of the slope. The second is to mutate the concept of traditional cloister […]

Les Heures Claires. Josep Quetglas
28-05-2019 No Comments

Les Heures Claires. Josep Quetglas

Con la habitual agudeza crítica y rigor investigador de Josep Quetglas, el libro documenta exhaustivamente los antecedentes, el encargo, el desarrollo y modificaciones de los sucesivos proyectos, los presupuestos en los que Le Corbusier profundizaba en la definición material de la casa y la construcción. También se trata la azarosa vida de esta obra, que incluye la ocupación por las […]

Breviary of Ronchamp
15-02-2018 No Comments

Breviary of Ronchamp

“And if to dedicate (sacrare) was the term that was designating the exit of the things of the sphere of the human right, to profane was meaning to return, inversely, the things to the free use of the people.” Giorgio Agamben, Elogio della profanazione. Corbusier returns to the free use of the common one the work of Him in Ronchamp: such […]

Josep Quetglas´s conference. Jornadas de Arquitectura 2007
13-06-2017 No Comments

Josep Quetglas´s conference. Jornadas de Arquitectura 2007

Josep Quetglas’s conference, in the frame of the Days of Architecture 2007 of La Salle Campus Barcelona. Josep Quetglas, is a professor of the Technical Top School of Architecture of the Technical University of Catalonia and author of numerous publications of theory and critique of the Architecture. His they are books as La casa de Don Giovanni (1996), El horror […]

Le Corbusier. Ideas and Forms
28-05-2015 No Comments

Le Corbusier. Ideas and Forms

It is impossible to understand the architecture of the 20th century and of our epoch without approaching first to Le Corbusier (1887-1965). We can find his buildings in places as remote as Paris, La Plata or the Panyab and his influence it has been left to feel all over the world along several generations. Phaidon takes pleasure in presenting Le Corbusier: […]

Le Corbusier: a vision of the world
23-12-2014 One Comment

Le Corbusier: a vision of the world

“A tour across 168 postcards of them near both thousands that composed the collection of Le Corbusier, in direct dialog with other sources which the Swiss architect was served along his life to create one of the languages more definitorios of our modernity” Le Corbusier begins to collect postcards about 1907 and it will continue doing it during all his […]

House on the creek. Amancio Williams in Argentina
30-10-2014 One Comment

House on the creek. Amancio Williams in Argentina

One of the Amancio Williams’s most interesting works, the house for his father in Mar del Plata, Argentina, is recognized as one of the paradigmatic housings of the modernity and of the 20th century. How to construct without doing it? How to put there a house without touching the park? “It is like a box of birds, like a sound […]

The author and the interpreter. Le Corbusier and Amancio Williams in the Curutchet House
28-10-2014 No Comments

The author and the interpreter. Le Corbusier and Amancio Williams in the Curutchet House

This book is the result of an amazing investigation, developed into Doctoral Thesis, on one of the most interesting projects that has given the modern architecture, the house Curutchet of Him Corbusier. The text here presented is the definitive statement of his conception, project and construction, as well as of the surprising relation established between Him Corbusier and Amancio Williams […]

Le Corbusier. An atlas of modern landscapes
06-02-2014 No Comments

Le Corbusier. An atlas of modern landscapes

Le Corbusier, a key figure of the architecture of the 20th century, was pioneering in the studies of improvement of the housings of the lowest classes and proposed new forms of efficient architecture in very populated cities. Le Corbusier was, in turn, a multidisciplinary artist, with a work that spreads also to the painting and the photography, joining art and […]