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The dissonance and the paradox | Marcelo Gardinetti
10-12-2018 No Comments

The dissonance and the paradox | Marcelo Gardinetti

“Since the mid-seventies, Stirling has shown his struggle against the boredom produced by the repetition of modern architecture, against its triviality and its inability to situate itself in historical contours. For this he tried to display a work that was narrative and figurative and, at the same time, abstract and technologically advanced”.1 The architectural work of Stirling goes through the […]

Objet trouvé [06] : Stirling and the vane of the Florey | Rodrigo Almonacid
07-11-2016 No Comments

Objet trouvé [06] : Stirling and the vane of the Florey | Rodrigo Almonacid

In the moment to project the building Florey for the Queens College (St. Clements, Oxford, 1968-71), James Stirling already had seen finished two of his better works: the School of Engineering of the University of Leicester (1959-63) and the library of the Faculty of History for the University of Cambridge (1964-67). Three projects constitute his already mythical “Red Trilogy”, name […]

Sverre Fehn. Work Completes
20-03-2014 2 Comments

Sverre Fehn. Work Completes

For the first time an economic monograph, an updated and extended edition, of the Norwegian architect Sverre Fehn, a voluminous document widely illustrated with drawings and photographies, analyzes the work of the architect to explore the relation between nature and artifice with an introduction at the expense of Francesco Dal Co, monograph on Sverre Fehn’s work, work for work, peculiar […]

Lluís Horte, Honorary Fellowship RIBA Award
25-02-2014 No Comments

Lluís Horte, Honorary Fellowship RIBA Award

With this mention, The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) recognizes Mies van der Rohe Hortet’s professional path and the work realized at the head of the Foundation between 1989 and 2012. Lluís Hortet, exdirector of the Foundation Mies van der Rohe, will receive tomorrow the Honorary Fellowship RIBA (The Royal Institute of British Architects). It is a question of an […]

Of vocations | Borja Lopez Cotelo
16-09-2013 One Comment

Of vocations | Borja Lopez Cotelo

Nobody in my neighborhood knew to Mies Van der Rohe. The children we were not dreaming of being Alvar Aalto because our altar they were occupying it Bruce Lee, Rocky Balboa, Peio Uralde or Zoran Stojadinovic. I, who was a bit rare, sometimes was changing aim and was aspiring to happen to the great Sempé. The days were passing between books […]