Tag: Fumihiko Maki

New York Times | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
15-08-2016 36 Comments

New York Times | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

In spite of that his production suffers from the excess and it him had come well to have only 10 % of the works that it accumulates in his career, I believe that Renzo Piano (1937) is an architect who has produced some of the best buildings of these times in which so many wrong things are asked him to […]

Oneiric paths of Singapore. Portrait of a metropolis potemkin ... or thirty years of table it levels
23-10-2014 No Comments

Oneiric paths of Singapore. Portrait of a metropolis potemkin … or thirty years of table it levels

Placed almost in the antipodes of the scene that gave origin to the modern project, Singapore is raised surprisingly as triumphant leader of the strategy of the modern housing. Probably as the confluence with the Asian authoritarianism and the mentality, this island and city – condition of the Southeast Asia he has adopted without scruples the program mecanicista and racionalist […]

Kisho Kurokawa. The Tower Nakagin's Capsule
25-11-2013 One Comment

Kisho Kurokawa. The Tower Nakagin’s Capsule

The documentary The Tower Nakagin’s Capsule there re-visits the building of two towers concrete mixing plants to which there connect 140 prefabricated capsules thought as futurist niches for modern businessmen in Tokyo. Is it the demolition a tragedy or a natural phenomenon of the modern architecture? Will answer residents of the building, a historian of Architecture, an ex-architect of Kurokawa’s […]

Eduardo Souto de Moura, Wolf Price 2013
22-01-2013 No Comments

Eduardo Souto de Moura, Wolf Price 2013

The Foundation Wolf, a non-profit-making institution with headquarters in Israel, grants from 1978 his prizes to scientists in five categories – agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine and Physics-, and one to artists, rotating between the disciplines of Architecture, Music, Painting and Sculpture. In this category of the Arts, the last edition has rewarded the Portuguese Eduardo Souto de Moura, from whom […]

Colloquium Between friends: Conversations about Architecture
28-05-2012 4 Comments

Colloquium Between friends: Conversations about Architecture

Next Wednesday, the 30th of May, the architects Mario Corea, Franc Fernandez, Carles Llop, Albert Pineda, Manuel Ruisánchez and Toni Casamor, as moderator, were taking part in a colloquium in the headquarters of the Architects’ College of Catalonia in Barcelona, COAC, to them 19.00h, under the title Among friends: Conversations on Architecture. From his renowned experiences, the lecturers will think […]