Tag: Caja de Arquitectos Foundation

DOCUMENTARQ.3 - Cycle of documentaries of architecture
22-04-2014 No Comments

DOCUMENTARQ.3 – Cycle of documentaries of architecture

From April 22 to May 28, 2014 19:00 h. Assembly hall of the Museum. Patio Herreriano. Valladolid. Spain Documentales-Arquitectura-Sostenibilidad To approach the architecture with different eyes, with foreign looks, with the will to share different visions, which enrich the speech. We show the mixture, the heterodoxy; the teacher turned into politician understands the industrial thing close to the historical thing, […]

Arquia/Maestros 02 · Rafael Moneo
17-04-2014 No Comments

Arquia/Maestros 02 · Rafael Moneo

RAFAEL MONEO. Interviewed by Luis Fernandez-Galiano RAFAEL MONEO VALLÉS (Tudela, 1937) is the only Prize Spanish Pritzker, but close to the artistic excellence that this distinction celebrates, the influential path of the of Navarre architect is marked by the intellectual dimension of his projects and for a pedagogic vocation that has expressed across his generous dedication to the education in […]

Arquia/Maestros 01 · Oriol Bohigas
10-04-2014 No Comments

Arquia/Maestros 01 · Oriol Bohigas

Oriole Bohigas. Interviewed by Luis Fernandez-Galiano ORIOL BOHIGAS I GUARDIOLA (Barcelona, 1925) has been something more than the intellectual author of the contemporary Barcelona: his fertile career exceeds the limits of the architecture, and is inseparable of the culture of Catalonia in the second half of the 20th century. The extensive interview realized by Luis Fernádez-Galiano crosses his path from […]

Arquia/Maestros
21-03-2014 One Comment

Arquia/Maestros

The collection arquia/maestros is a cultural program designed, produced and edited by the Foundation Arquia consisting of the recordings interviews (audio-visual monographs in DVD) realized to relevant architects of the contemporary architecture. The object of the collection is that out-standing teachers of the architecture transmit his thought, of alive voice, to future generations of architects. On March 25 h, the Foundation […]

Enric miralles 1972-2000
06-03-2014 No Comments

Enric miralles 1972-2000

Miralles’s architecture has an unequivocal background: to measure to the discipline with to develop. For it, it is not of surprising that the reflection on the time is the conductive thread of his work. Implicit and provocative time when Blanchot was announcing that, in the recollection, the past was liberated. Miralles like that, a student asks him to clarify what […]

XII BEAU. Inflexión/Turning Point
17-02-2014 No Comments

XII BEAU. Inflexión/Turning Point

The Spanish Biennial show of Architecture and Urbanism, in this one his twelfth edition, has wanted to put the accent in big convictions, lasting and unquestionable. And for it it has not limited itself to calling to the most out-standing works of architecture, or to the best works of planning, management or urban design of last two years, but it […]

Visual acoustics. Julius Shulman's modernity
07-02-2014 No Comments

Visual acoustics. Julius Shulman’s modernity

Visual acoustics had the premiere with great acclamation in The Angels Film Festival, International Festival du south film l’Art, The Angels County Museum of Art, Museum of Art Kimbell and Apple’s World Headquarters (Cupertino). It has obtained multiple prizes to the Best Documentary in the International Festival of Palm Springs’s Cinema, Festival of Austin’s Cinema, Festival of Lone Star’s Cinema […]

The introduced tradition. Writings on regression and modernity
03-02-2014 No Comments

The introduced tradition. Writings on regression and modernity

To speak about tradition in West is to enter the multiple meanings of the history, to approach the progress and the concept of evolution, which gets lost and is gained for a company, to speak about the feeling of a culture, about the perfidy to a few inherited traditions, about the morality and the ethics, about the modesty of the […]

Michael Fisac. The delirious history of La Pagoda
21-01-2014 No Comments

Michael Fisac. The delirious history of La Pagoda

The documentary The delirious history of La Pagoda directed by Andrés Rubio describes the demolition in July, 1999 of “The Pagoda”, one of the Michael Fisac’s most popular works. From his of La Mancha origins up to his arrival to Madrid we discover one of the most interesting, complex and unincluded architects of the pro-Franco period and of the transition […]

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 […]

IVth Edition arquia/próxima 2012-2013
15-11-2013 No Comments

IVth Edition arquia/próxima 2012-2013

The Caja de Arquitectos Foundation presents the edition IV 2012-2013 of the program arquia/próxima for young architects with a more nearby new, updated and participative format. In his fourth edition, arquia/próxima bets with more force that for constructing a great forum of young architecture, favoring the interaction between users, the participation never activates with the juror across the new portal arquia/próxima […]

Rafael Aburto, architect. Another modernity
04-11-2013 No Comments

Rafael Aburto, architect. Another modernity

Next November 2, 2013, the architect Rafael Aburto will celebrate his hundred birthdays. In his honoring, the Foundation puts at the disposal of the users registered in his web, the free unload and visualization in pdf of the publication arquia/thesis 18 Rafael Aburto, architect. Another Iñaki Bergera’s modernity. This book analyzes the figure and the work of the architect Rafael […]

The Freaky Story of the Funky Skyscraper
12-07-2013 2 Comments

The Freaky Story of the Funky Skyscraper

Edited by the Foundation Architects’ Box and directed by Andrés Fernández Rubio, cultural journalist of El País newspaper, the production projected yesterday on Thursday to the 21.30 in the convent of Santa Maria of the Kings of Seville inside the cycle Cinema and Architecture organized by the Council of Promotion and Housing. When in 1999 ” The Pagoda “, one […]

Excavated architectures · The project opposite to the construction of space
09-07-2013 No Comments

Excavated architectures · The project opposite to the construction of space

The excavation is a form of different construction that gives place to spaces of a total freedom. Let’s think of shaping without disadvantages the volume that we wish for an estacia from a resistant and constant mass. If an absolute space exists, sure this one that departs from this “other one” forms of architecture poseedora of a potential of creation […]

Domestic Utopias. The house of the Future of Alison and Peter Smithson
01-07-2013 No Comments

Domestic Utopias. The house of the Future of Alison and Peter Smithson

Architecture, landscape, art, design and cinema interlace in this book that goes from the particular thing to the universal thing, provoking a reflexive attitude on the concept of house of the future in the contemporary architecture. The first chapters are uncovering gradually the thought of youth of Alison and Peter Smithson across his first perishable and dreamy works. His house […]

The Biennial XIIth of Spanish Architecture, summons
24-04-2013 No Comments

The Biennial XIIth of Spanish Architecture, summons

From his first edition the Spanish Biennial show of Architecture and Urbanism, before Biennial show of Spanish Architecture, has been integrating a set of activities specifically related to the Architecture, organized by the diverse institutions collaborators, an itinerant exhibition that gathers in each of his editions those works that for his qualities have been deserving of being finalists in the […]

Louis I. Kahn talks to a brick
01-03-2013 No Comments

Louis I. Kahn talks to a brick

“The project demands that the order is understood. When we have that to meet them with the bricks or we project with them, we must ask to the brick what wants or what it can do, And if we ask to the brick what wants, it will answer: ” Well, it would like an arch “. And then we will […]

Arquia/próxima 2012: New formats
06-02-2013 No Comments

Arquia/próxima 2012: New formats

Arquia/próxima is the cultural program of the Fundación Caja de Arquitectos, designed to provide support for Spanish architects in the first ten years of professional practice based on the dissemination, promotion and enhancement of their accomplishments and principles as professionals. This volume gathers 120 accomplishments catalogued by the juror of the edition 2010-2011 formed by the commissioner Ariadna Cantis and the […]

KOCHUU. Japanese Architecture: influences and origin
29-01-2013 No Comments

KOCHUU. Japanese Architecture: influences and origin

The Caja Architects Foundation has edited the number twenty-three of his collection arquia/documental, about that already one has spoken here in other occasions, his title is KOCHUU, Japanese architecture: influences and origin and Jesper Wachtmeister directed it in 2003. Do not be afraid, I did not know either that it was KOCHUU, which as they indicate in the web page of […]

Oscar Niemeyer. An architect engaged
11-12-2012 No Comments

Oscar Niemeyer. An architect engaged

Oscar Niemeyer. An architect engaged The documentary OSCAR NIEMEYER An ARCHITECT ENGAGED speech of the most prolific architect of the 20th century, one of the creators of Brasilia, explains us his life devoted to the architecture in a century shaken by the political ideologies and the artistic movements. It is the testimony of an artist that still believes in the […]

III Forum arquia/next: New formats, A Coruña 2012
22-10-2012 One Comment

III Forum arquia/next: New formats, A Coruña 2012

El evento tendrá lugar el próximo 25 de octubre en el Museo de Bellas Artes de A Coruña. Mientras tanto VOTA tu realización preferida y gana un lote de libros y dvds de la Fundación Caja de Arquitectos. La realización que obtenga mayor número de votos recibirá EL PREMIO VOTACIÓN ON-LINE que se entregará en el marco del Foro. Tienes […]

Bigas Luna. The architecture like dead matter | Jorge Gorostiza
24-08-2012 2 Comments

Bigas Luna. The architecture like dead matter | Jorge Gorostiza

Accidentally I have been reading 3 paellas con Bigas Luna, a book written by Lucas Soler, published ten years ago for already eliminated Mostra of Valencia immediately after an honoring honoring that they did to the director. The relation of this filmmaker with the Architecture began a lot of time ago, even before being a filmmaker, when it was devoting […]

arquia/próxima 2012 Award. INTELIGENCIA COLECTIVA 2.0 by Zoohaus
08-05-2012 No Comments

arquia/próxima 2012 Award. INTELIGENCIA COLECTIVA 2.0 by Zoohaus

The juror who met last April 12 in the headquarters of the Architects’ Box of Madrid, has valued it as a complete and complex example of NEW FORMATS, operating so much in the way of working: a group of groups (Zoohaus is composed by Zuloark, Fish (I) [study], León 11 between others), since in the support: web. There is valued […]

Notes of trip to the interior of the time
13-03-2012 32 Comments

Notes of trip to the interior of the time

About a few ruins and a few Italian landscapes almost always immutable, observing the notes, photographies and notes that the track of the trip leaves, the contiguity of the images tries to imagine how the different forms in which some architects represent what surrounds us are a declaration of intentions on his position before the culture, the observer and the […]

The column and the wall
24-02-2012 33 Comments

The column and the wall

La Caja de Arquitectos Fundation has put at the disposal of all the users of his web a new publicadión for of free unload in pdf of the program Arquia/tesis. La columna y el muro The dialog between the column and the wall sends to one of the speeches probably more specifics that could be effected concerning the architectural fact: […]

The architecture from the interior, 1925-1937. Lilly Reich y Charlotte Perriand
21-02-2012 35 Comments

The architecture from the interior, 1925-1937. Lilly Reich y Charlotte Perriand

In the agreements of the History of the Architecture, the principal works turn out to be always photographed from the exterior, and what happens in his interior is little treated or remains relegated to a secondary paper, as scene to show the design of furniture. This study directs his attention to the interior of the architecture in order to cover […]

Le Corbusier. Le Cabanon
03-02-2012 3 Comments

Le Corbusier. Le Cabanon

Le Corbusier. Le Cabanon The documentary CABANON counts the history of the cabin of wood that Corbusier drew, in forty five minutes, to his wife Yvonne, as gift of birthday. It happened on December 30, 1951 in Roquebrune-Cap Martin (France), being in the lunchroom ” mer’s L’étoile “, on which it would support one of the walls of his new […]

Tiempos próximos | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
31-12-2011 2 Comments

Tiempos próximos | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Since it comes being habitual in these dates, the Fundación Caja de Arquitectos has published his calendar for the next year, in this occasion dedicated the architect Francisco de Asís Cabrero (1912-2005), on there having be fulfilled the centenary of his birth. The efeméride has remembered me when, precisely ten years ago, in December, 2001, I had the opportunity to […]

VIII concurso bienal arquia/tesis. Fallo
27-12-2011 60 Comments

VIII concurso bienal arquia/tesis. Fallo

The Caja de Arquitectos Foundation has for object promote and promote cultural activities in the field of the architecture. Between these activities one finds the collection arquia/tesis, orientated to the publication of doctoral relevant theses of architecture for his contribution to the architectural knowledge, once checked and adapted by his respective authors. The collection arquia/tesis tries to put, this way, […]

Arquia/Scholarships. Announcement 2012
16-12-2011 4 Comments

Arquia/Scholarships. Announcement 2012

The Caja de Arquitectos Foundation, attending to the formative value that suppose the practical knowledge of the profession and the geographic mobility, summons 20 scholarships for students of Architecture and young architects allocated to the realisation of professional practices in European studies of Architecture. They exist two modalities of participation: academic file and contest. It can opt for participating in […]