Tag: Francisco Alonso de Santos

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide
19-07-2019 No Comments

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide

“Sed fugit interea, fugit irreparabile tempus”.1 A tour of the Canal de Castilla puts background to these reflections on time. A time of slow discourse between the sound of water. The Canal de Castilla is the great effort of Spanish hydraulic engineering at the end of the 18th century. The late son of the Enlightenment and early victim of the […]

Instruments of measure of the time (IV) | Jorge Rodríguez
24-07-2015 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (IV) | Jorge Rodríguez

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘When you make your trip to Ítaca. He asks that the way is long, Full of adventures, fully of experiences.’ Constantino Cavafis We are closing the caseto, that we all want beach and partyng, and in summer a good evening party attracts until every sunday. And already set to close, […]

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez
10-04-2015 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘Nothing looks like the love as the young woman passion of an artist that initiates the delicious torture of his destination.’ Honoré de Balzac ‘The one who, teenager of genius, has not fluttered on having appeared before a teacher, he will lack always a rope in the violin, a brushstroke, […]

Unleashed Oíza | José Ramón Hernández Correa
08-12-2014 No Comments

Unleashed Oíza | José Ramón Hernández Correa

Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza was a genius. Yes, a genius. In all the meanings of the word, even in her of “having very much genius”. Always he was saying ingenious, creative, stimulant things. It was impossible to know what fertile associations of ideas it was going to do, and it was doing his exciting speech. Unless you him were […]

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez
01-12-2014 One Comment

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘We are our memory, are this fantastic museum of inconstant forms, this heap of torn mirrors.’ JL Borges Probably living is any more than an eternal construction than recollections. We pledge in anticipating the melancholy that us will bring the memory, projecting our past future. Probably because of it, when […]

The public of Callobre | Luis Gil Pita
31-07-2014 No Comments

The public of Callobre | Luis Gil Pita

“It is not Giotto’s influence in Mondrian, is Mondrian’s influence in Giottto”. Aldo van Eyck The public of Callobre and the Arquitectura y Territorio rural annual days of the Maria Martínez Otero foundation in A Estrada. The days of Arquitectura y Territorio rural that are celebrated already for fourth consecutive year from the summer of 2011, organized by the Maria Martínez […]

Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza. Writings and conversations
29-07-2014 No Comments

Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza. Writings and conversations

“An architect when it has real interior force has to say with García Lorca, ” I will break all the partenones in the night and will raise them in the morning “. I am of this opinion. It is clear that they say to me: ” but if it has to live of the orders, with this way of thinking […]

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez
16-05-2014 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez

Always the doubts have assaulted me, I hesitate when the moment to choose approaches. But it is something that has never worried me. The doubt, the uncertainty is common. Far from denoting sluggishness or weakness, I see it as the indicative one of reflection, of pause and silence before the action. Come to this point, do I want to remember […]

Alfonso Salgado: Space and time. Memory and territory
04-03-2014 One Comment

Alfonso Salgado: Space and time. Memory and territory

Conference of the architect Alfonso Salgado inside the days of Architecture and rural Territory celebrated in Callobre (To Highway) on Friday, the 26th of July, 2013 organized for rvr architects. Three projects: Pedrachán Unha meniña almorza mentres mira como a londra se mergulla. Está na casa da súa avoa… The Pedrachán seems, to the first sight, in an inconvinient, peripheral […]

Happy moments and "quejíos" | Jorge Rodríguez
28-02-2014 One Comment

Happy moments and “quejíos” | Jorge Rodríguez

‘Initially it was the verb’ Gospel according to San Juan It starts with this one short verse and I need the last canonical statement of the life, work and Jesús de Nazaret’s miracles. It continues ‘and the verb was with God. And the verb was A God’. Scarcely three lines that summarize the content of the whole Gospel. Solano Benítez […]

Javier Fernandez Muñoz · The air of the city
27-02-2014 No Comments

Javier Fernandez Muñoz · The air of the city

Javier Fernandez Muñoz’s conference. Architect, OCHiR Ayuntamiento of Santiago de Compostela inside the days of Architecture and rural Territory celebrated in Callobre (To Highway) on Friday, the 26th of July, 2013. “Though the chat centres on the description of the previous expositions and the sequels later to an ambitious operation of reurbanization of the Historical City of Santiago de Compostela, […]

Francisco Alonso de Santos · what stays of the evening
25-02-2014 No Comments

Francisco Alonso de Santos · what stays of the evening

Conference of the architect Francisco Alonso de Santos inside the days of Architecture and rural Territory celebrated in Callobre (To Highway) on Friday, the 26th of July, 2013 organized for rvr architects. Francisco Alonso de Santos, architect, teacher of the High school of Architecture of Madrid and of the Pontificia Universidad of Salamanca, shares his educational labor with the architectural […]

My memories of the School of Architecture | Antón Capitel
04-10-2013 3 Comments

My memories of the School of Architecture | Antón Capitel

1. I arrived to the School of Architecture of Madrid in October of 1964. It began the plan 1964, called plan “ye-ye”, of five years and matrícula direct, without entry neither initiation, neither selectivity, neither at all. We were 1.000 the enrolled. The asignaturas were Algebra linear and infinitesimal Calculation, Physical, Analysis of Forms and general Drawing. The chair of […]

Architecture and rural territory 2013
25-07-2013 No Comments

Architecture and rural territory 2013

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 the conception […]