Tag: Frei Otto

Mathematics and beauty in architecture. On the shoulders of giants
22-08-2019 No Comments

Mathematics and beauty in architecture. On the shoulders of giants

5.0 01 Mathematics and architecture have a more than evident relationship since the construction of the first buildings. Mathematics not only guarantees the safety of buildings, which resist weight and do not fall, but also beauty. We find the golden reason in the Parthenon, the dome of revolution in Hagia Sophia; the 17 possible tessellations in the Alhambra in Granada, […]

The trade of the structures consultant (IV) | Juan Carlos Arroyo
27-11-2017 No Comments

The trade of the structures consultant (IV) | Juan Carlos Arroyo

5.0 02 It is not the same thing 8 that 80; but 227 yes it is the same thing that 222. “The verbal precision is one of my major worries and the numerical precision is one of my minor worries.” As teacher and engineer much worries the precision. And it is necessary to be necessary from two points of view, […]

Gaudí 2nd World Congress, Barcelona 2016
20-09-2016 No Comments

Gaudí 2nd World Congress, Barcelona 2016

0.0 00 From October 4 to October 7, 2016 the Historical Building of the Universitat of Barcelona will receive the Second World Congress on Gaudí (Gaudí 2nd World Congress, Barcelona 2016), a biennial event organized by The Gaudí Research Institute together with the Universitat of Barcelona, where Antoni Gaudí received the Architect’s title 1878. This second edition has taken as […]

Living and transforming the reality
02-07-2014 No Comments

Living and transforming the reality

0.0 00 The architecture and the design impress enormously the life of the persons, something that is not of be surprising when both disciplines have a sociological and anthropologic forceful background. In this respect, the book Living and to transforming the reality (2013) by Jose Juan Garza Cavazos, illustrates and gathers projects of architecture and design that express a dialectical white […]

Shigeru Ban, 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize
25-03-2014 3 Comments

Shigeru Ban, 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize

0.0 00 Since its establishment thirty-five years ago, the goal of the Pritzker Architecture Prize is to recognize living architects for excellence in built work and who make a significant and consistent contribution to humanity. Shigeru Ban, the 2014 laureate, reflects this spirit of the prize to the fullest. He is an outstanding architect who, for twenty years, has been […]

The architecture, the science and Charles Jencks | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
23-05-2013 No Comments

The architecture, the science and Charles Jencks | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

0.0 00 The architecture, the science and Charles Jencks The paradigm of the complexity applied in the architecture and his expression in the conceptual binomial geometry and complexity arises during the decade of the 60, contrary to Charles Jencks’s position that places it at the end of the 20th century and beginning of the XXIst. The tour of this binomial […]