Tag: Caja de Arquitectos Foundation

The challenge of the significance | Miquel Lacasta
27-05-2019 One Comment

The challenge of the significance | Miquel Lacasta

This suggestive title Joaquim Español gives it in the chapter 13 of Forma y consistencia.1 The book thinks brings over of a double distortion. On the one hand in many contemporary architectures still late the old phrase of Mies Van der Rohe we reject to recognize problems of form. That is to say, the architecture must be understood like it exempts […]

Abierta la VII edición 2018-2019 arquia/próxima
16-05-2019 No Comments

Abierta la VII edición 2018-2019 arquia/próxima

La Fundación Arquia, con el fin de ofrecer apoyo a los arquitectos españoles y portugueses en los diez primeros años de ejercicio profesional presenta la VII Edición del programa bienal arquia/próxima. Regístrate como arquitecto PRÓXIMO y publica en la web de la Fundación tus realizaciones. Optarán a ser seleccionadas por el jurado de la presente edición para su publicación en un […]

Efficiency and productivity in architecture. Agnieszka Stepien and Lorenzo Barnó
07-05-2019 No Comments

Efficiency and productivity in architecture. Agnieszka Stepien and Lorenzo Barnó

If you belong to the world of architecture and you see that your day to day does not give for everything you would like to do, this book will be of great help. SArchitects and architects have a series of vices that make us not the most efficient profession on the planet. It is true that we give everything when […]

V Entrepreneurship and innovation in architecture scholarship 2019
28-02-2019 No Comments

V Entrepreneurship and innovation in architecture scholarship 2019

Do you have a business idea in the field of Architecture? As of February 1, 2019 you can register for the V call for the Arquia Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award in Architecture 2019 for the award of a scholarship for the development of a business project in the Vivero de Industrias Creativas Factoría Cultural in Matadero Madrid. The project can […]

III Call for aid to the Student of Architecture Arquia Social
07-02-2019 No Comments

III Call for aid to the Student of Architecture Arquia Social

Arquia Social carries out the Social Arquia Student Support Program, under the principles of equality, merit and aptitude, in order to facilitate the means to allow the beginning and continuation of their Architecture studies to those people who, due to their situation Currently, they have difficulties in paying the cost of their studies or special needs. 50 tuition assistance for […]

XI BIAU - Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial
27-12-2018 No Comments

XI BIAU – Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial

The CALL FOR WORKS FOR THE XI IBEROAMERICAN BIENNIAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING IS NOW OPENO (XI BIAU). The biennial will be held in Asunción (Paraguay) in October 2019 and will show the way of living in Latin America from everyday life. Last Monday, December 17th, Casa América was presented, coinciding with the celebration of the II Ibero-American Congress […]

Objet trouvé [08] : When Coderch wanted to portray his house as Caufus Kaufmann | Rodrigo Almonacid
03-09-2018 No Comments

Objet trouvé [08] : When Coderch wanted to portray his house as Caufus Kaufmann | Rodrigo Almonacid

The Kaufmann House (also known as the “Desert House”) is probably the most popular house of Richard Neutra. His nocturnal image is one of the icons of Modern Architecture Photography par excellence, and although it was not the most appropriate to the intentions of the architect1, the magnificent photograph of Julius Shulman (fig.3) will end up equaling in importance (if […]

VI Arquia/Próxima Festival: Relevant Practices 2018
07-08-2018 No Comments

VI Arquia/Próxima Festival: Relevant Practices 2018

The motto of this biennial RELEVANT PRACTICES, defined by the curator, invites us to reflect on the paradox produced by the international success of Spanish architecture (Pritzker Prize 2017, León de Oro at the Venezia Biennial, leadership of Spanish architects in international studies as well as teachers in leading Schools of Architecture) that does not correspond with the volume of […]

The expectation of the modern thing | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
08-06-2018 No Comments

The expectation of the modern thing | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

In 1957 Paulo Mendes da Rocha designs the chair “Paulistano” for the lounges of the Gymnasium of São Paulo’s Athletic Club. It suits to rescue this brief description in technical which in the design and social commitment they look like two faces of the same currency: “The chair is done by pipe of steel, which is very cheap. It is […]

II Convocatoria Becas en Emprendimiento Social
22-05-2018 No Comments

II Convocatoria Becas en Emprendimiento Social

Se ha iniciado la II Convocatoria de 1 Beca de Emprendimiento Social , desarrollada por la Fundación Arquia, en colaboración con Barcelona Activa y destinada al desarrollo de un proyecto de negocio sostenible con componente social, con el fin de fomentar y apoyar la creación de iniciativas empresariales que tienen como objetivo conseguir una incidencia positiva en la sociedad que resuelva problemas actuales de la […]

The liquid architect | Stepienybarno
07-07-2017 No Comments

The liquid architect | Stepienybarno

Every time it is clearer that with only the competitions of the “classic architect”, in the times that run, we cannot come very far. This way, to learn of marketing or Digital Identity turns into fundamental skills to increase our labor possibilities. To it it is necessary to add a third attitude that many are called the liquid talent. From […]

The IIIrd Summons Scholarship of Investigation in New York 2017
28-03-2017 No Comments

The IIIrd Summons Scholarship of Investigation in New York 2017

The Foundation Arquia, in collaboration with the Royal Academy of San Fernando’s Fine arts, calls a scholarship for the development of a project of investigation to realizing in an academic center of recognized prestige in New York, in order to create the conditions and to facilitate the means to stimulate the investigation in the area of the Architecture. A scholarship […]

Interview to Iñaki Bergera
20-03-2017 No Comments

Interview to Iñaki Bergera

On the occasion of the recent inaugurated exhibition ‘Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970‘ in the ICO Museum we have had the opportunity to support a small conversation the commissioner of the exhibition, Iñaki Bergera on this first honoring realized in Spain to these two systems of representation of the architecture. “The cities, the monuments, […]

Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970
28-02-2017 No Comments

Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970

The ICO Museum inaugurates the exhibition ‘Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970’, that will be opened until the next May 14. This project is promoted by the Department of Promotion, organized and produced with the support of the ICO Foundation and has possessed the collaboration of PHotoEspaña as well as of the project of investigation […]

The XVIIIth of the contest for Arquia/Scholarships
24-01-2017 No Comments

The XVIIIth of the contest for Arquia/Scholarships

The Arquia Foundation, attending to the formative value that they suppose the practical knowledge of the profession and the geographical mobility, summons the edition XVII of the contest arquia/Scholarships, for that it grants 20 scholarships directed students in last years of the career and to young architects newly qualified, destined to the accomplishment of professional practices in European studies of […]

Architecture and Ornamentation drawings from the National Library of the XIX century
17-11-2016 No Comments

Architecture and Ornamentation drawings from the National Library of the XIX century

This new exhibition of the National Library – curated by Pedro Moleón and Isabel García-Toraño – is articulated in seven different sections: Personalities, Academy (which is divided into three sections: Classical Orders, Architecture and Perspective and Obtaining the title of architect in The Royal Academy of San Fernando), The Journey (divided in turn into Spain Journey and Travelling outside Spain), […]

Do we organize well the studies of architecture? | Stepienybarno
14-11-2016 No Comments

Do we organize well the studies of architecture? | Stepienybarno

Son ya muchos años los que se lleva poniendo encima de la mesa que los estudios de arquitectura funcionamos de aquella manera y nuestras bases empresariales son cuando menos dudosas. A ello, hay que añadir que muchas oficinas están acostumbradas a malas prácticas laborales o directamente a infringir la ley o estar en el límite de la misma. Sobre todo […]

Carles Martí and María Moliner´s book | Luis Gil Pita
31-10-2016 No Comments

Carles Martí and María Moliner´s book | Luis Gil Pita

You will excuse me and especially to whom in the bottom I dedicate these brief words, the not scientific at all approximation of these lines to the “written architecture” by Carles Martí. With complete certainty, his rigor and extreme modesty would never admit a text as the present. Nonetheless, in this occasion I am going to contradict the teacher … […]

From the architecture of the dirt to the architecture of the company | Stepienybarno
14-10-2016 No Comments

From the architecture of the dirt to the architecture of the company | Stepienybarno

El pasado 20 de noviembre 2015, Anatxu Zabalbeascoa, mientras moderaba la estupenda mesa redonda de Siza x Siza, comentó que la obra del maestro portugués, más allá de sus evidentes bondades, tenía el plus de que estaba pensada cuidando todos los detalles -incluso el poco tratado tema de la limpieza del proyecto-. Para ilustrarlo hablaba de cómo en uno de […]

X Latin-Americans Architecture and Urbanism Biennial in São Paulo 201
13-10-2016 No Comments

X Latin-Americans Architecture and Urbanism Biennial in São Paulo 201

“Un arquitecto es alguien que imagina lo que deseas pero con un poco más de exactitud que tú”. Con esta cita de Paul Valèry glosaba la comisaria de la Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura y Urbanismo, Ángela García de Paredes, la figura de Eduardo Souto de Moura, premiado en esta bienal con el Premio Iberoamericano, y que protagonizará en breve uno […]

Client and Architect. Business Models
08-09-2016 No Comments

Client and Architect. Business Models

Between the different tools of visualization and mechanics of work it is necessary to emphasize the linens or “canvas” as support for the Companies of Arquitecta’s Professional Services (ESPA). This publication there adapts the different current theories of business and the generation of new ideas to design a tool adapted for the generation of models of business of the ESPA. […]

Architecture congress 2016
11-08-2016 No Comments

Architecture congress 2016

The sustainability, the rehabilitation of the constructed heritage, the participative processes, the right to a worthy housing or the right to an equitable city, are some of the topics that already are debated in the Architecture Congress 2016, which has been warming engines last weeks. The Congress, it will extend until November and will be a space of meeting professional […]

Alternativas / Alternatives. XIII BEAU
19-07-2016 One Comment

Alternativas / Alternatives. XIII BEAU

The itinerant exhibition, which is inaugurated in the Alhambra of Granada on July 19, will be able turn in other national and international cities as New York, in October. Under the title Alternatives / Alternatives, the XIIIth BEAU  has distinguished 89 projects between the categories of Heritage, Urbanism and Innovation, as well as in investigation, in the labor of spreading […]

More architects need! | Stepienybarno
15-07-2016 2 Comments

More architects need! | Stepienybarno

Since good you know, it is not the first time, it nor will be the last one, which we speak about the schools of architecture. This way, now that the whole world speaks that architects exceed and that go out schools of architecture as fungi; from Stepienybarno, we propose that probably the topic is not so clear and, in fact, […]

Photography and modern architecture. Contexts, protagonists and statements from Spain
17-05-2016 No Comments

Photography and modern architecture. Contexts, protagonists and statements from Spain

The texts of this publication try to establish the first critical, theoretical, documentary map and historiográfico on the protagonism of the image in the construction of the Spanish modernity. One tries to exhaust neither the topic nor his interpretations, but to present a few basic, general and particular coordinates, which are useful for any future investigation on the multiple topics […]

To continue being an architect
26-04-2016 No Comments

To continue being an architect

The book To continue being an architect is a guide to stimulate and to accompany processes of innovation led by architects who generate value on the market. In this book simple tools offer in order that every reader analyzes his professional competitions, study the markets that present opportunities for the architects, raise an innovative idea in a niche of market, […]

Why do we serve the architects?
12-04-2016 No Comments

Why do we serve the architects?

The function of the architects has been adapting to every historical moment, showing his skill to answer to changeable needs. “The most ancient second profession of the world” – since it appears the author – has been characterized for interpreting a social, cultural, political and economic context and to reflect it in a certain configuration of the space. This poetical […]

More housing for less
09-02-2016 No Comments

More housing for less

More housing for less. There exists an architecture that shows his aptitude to answer to social and cultural demands. Foreign to the bad reputation of the construction and to the exagerate budgets of certain ” major architects “, he adapts to the current context offering simple solutions to the most complex cases. And it is that a few certain conditions […]

Arquia scholarships 2016
01-02-2016 No Comments

Arquia scholarships 2016

Already one has initiated the term of inscription of arquia/becas 2016 in the web of the Arquia Foundation to take part in the following summons: · The XVIIth summons scholarships Arquia 2016 for the adjudication of 20 scholarships destined for the accomplishment of professional practices in European studies of Architecture (13 natives and 7 Europeans), · The IInd summons for […]

When the architects were gods
31-12-2015 No Comments

When the architects were gods

Numerous supernatural figures are known to quines there has assumed the edificiación of the space or the transmission of the technologies cosntructivas to the human beings. In the classic culture, Atenea, mistress of Athens, is probably the popular mas, but it was Foroneo quin “assembled for the first time in a community the inhabitants”. Likewise, Asmodeo, descendant of Adam (that […]