Tag: fundación Mies van der Rohe

Architectures on the Waterfont
14-11-2019 No Comments

Architectures on the Waterfont

A dive into the Archivo of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award that tackles the regeneration of European cities through their waterfronts. The Fundació Mies van der Rohe in collaboration with Arquitectes per l’Arquitectura (AxA) inaugurate today the exhibition “Architectures on the waterfront” at the Maritime Museum of Barcelona. The exhibition is dedicated to […]

Mies Missing Materiality. Anna & Eugeni Bach
17-10-2019 No Comments

Mies Missing Materiality. Anna & Eugeni Bach

Dressing the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion to strip it of all materiality. This simple act turned the Pavilion into a representation of itself, opening the door to multiple interpretations about aspects like the value of the original, the role of the white surface as an image of modernity and the importance of materiality in the perception of space. The […]

Agustín Ferrer Casas · Cartoonist, screenwriter and cartoonist
09-05-2019 No Comments

Agustín Ferrer Casas · Cartoonist, screenwriter and cartoonist

In this new installment of the Baliza section, we move to Pamplona to chat with Agustín Ferrer Casas, architect, draftsman and self-taught screenwriter, lover of the clear line and dark stories. Classic style, both in the drawing and in the technique used. Tanned in the world of comic competitions for more than twenty years until reaching thirty awards in different […]

Mies
04-04-2019 No Comments

Mies

In the course of the flight to West Berlin to attend the laying of the first stone of the National Gallery, the famous architect Mies van der Rohe takes stock of his hazardous life with his grandson, the also architect Dirk Lohan. Memories of the most convulsive times of the twentieth century in which projects, clients, partners, adversaries, friends, lovers […]

The moral condition of the materials | Javier Mozas
21-09-2018 No Comments

The moral condition of the materials | Javier Mozas

Mies van der Rohe tenía la creencia de que el arte de la construcción debía de basarse en los materiales. En el programa docente que envió a Henry T. Heald, decano del Instituto Armour (más tarde se convertiría en el Instituto de Tecnología de Illinois), el 10 de diciembre de 1937, incluía tres categorías, Medios, Fines y Planificación-Creación. Mies van […]

Spanish Architectures. Chronicle from Europe
06-09-2018 No Comments

Spanish Architectures. Chronicle from Europe

An exhibition that will present all the works built by Spanish architecture studios and also from the rest of Europe in Spanish territory and which have been nominated for the Prize for Contemporary Architecture of the European Union – Mies van der Rohe Prize. All these works have been highlighted by independent experts and have been analyzed and debated by […]

Young Talent Architecture Award 2018 (YTAA)
12-12-2017 No Comments

Young Talent Architecture Award 2018 (YTAA)

– YTAA 2018 will grant more awards: 4 Winners among 12 Finalists; – Schools can start selecting Graduation projects presented by students between August 1st, 2016 and December 31st,2017; – To stimulate the competitiveness and quality of European architecture education, schoolsfrom two guest countries will be invited to participate in YTAA 2018: China and South Korea. The Young Talent ArchitectureAward […]

Deceitful transparencies Observations and reflections provoked by a visit to the house Farnsworth
27-04-2017 No Comments

Deceitful transparencies Observations and reflections provoked by a visit to the house Farnsworth

The work of the architects Herzog and of Meuron is for all known and it has been widely published in numerous monographs and magazines. Nevertheless, rarely the architects have shown themselves with the writing. Deceitful transparencies it is the first book of test written by the Swiss architects, who, after a visit to the house Farnsworth of Mies van der […]

Talks Arena in Barcelona Building Construmat
11-04-2017 No Comments

Talks Arena in Barcelona Building Construmat

Barcelona Building Construmat, the lounge of the construction that will be realized from May 23 to May 26 next in the enclosure of Gran Via de Fira de Barcelona, will possess a long billiard cue of list of referees and conferences that will develop in the frame of the congresses of social housing, innovation and circular economy. Later let’s sense […]

BBConstrumat 2017 Awards
07-03-2017 One Comment

BBConstrumat 2017 Awards

The purpose of the Awards is to recognise and promote the projects and initiatives that represent and generate added value in the construction sector in the following areas: · Constructed project, in the categories of ‘Architecture’ and ‘Infrastructures’. Deadline: 17 April 2017 Entries may include all kinds of architecture, urban planning and infrastructures, whether new-build or interventions in existing buildings, that […]

Innovation in 360 degrees
07-02-2017 No Comments

Innovation in 360 degrees

Innovation=Change. And this one is the idea that sublies in the concept of the new edition of Barcelona Barcelona Building Construmat (BBConstrumat), the construction International Lounge by Fira de Barcelona that will take place from May 23 to May 26 in the Gran Via´s enclosure. The digitalization and the new technologies are the engine of change of the sector of the construction and […]

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. Una biografía crítica
31-01-2017 No Comments

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. Una biografía crítica

This book is a reproduction and extension of the ‘critical biography’ Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s published by Franz Schulze in 1985 (and translated into the Spanish in 1986), that was the first complete study of this teacher of the modern architecture. With the incorporation as co-author of Edward Windhorst, this second edition, totally checked, presents new investigations and rests […]

The Barcelona Pavilion by Grain, " of fluke? | Rodrigo Almonacid
23-01-2017 No Comments

The Barcelona Pavilion by Grain, ” of fluke? | Rodrigo Almonacid

We might think, at least for a moment, that the Pavilion of Germany in Barcelona of Grain finished so well “of fluke”? Last Wednesday, the 4th of May, 2016 José Ramón Hernández Correa was throwing the following affirmation in his agitator post of Facebook: “To Mies van der Rohe the Pavilion of Barcelona went out for him well of fluke.” […]

ATLAS of European Contemporary Architecture
22-12-2016 No Comments

ATLAS of European Contemporary Architecture

El ATLAS de Arquitectura Europea Contemporánea reúne por primera vez la totalidad de los proyectos nominados al Premio de Arquitectura Contemporánea de la Unión Europea – Premio Mies van de Rohe, desde su primera edición en 1988 hasta su décimocuarta, en el 2015. 2881 proyectos que cuentan un viaje a través de la multiplicidad y variedad de arquitecturas que han […]

Interviews Isabel Bachs
23-09-2016 No Comments

Interviews Isabel Bachs

30 years have happened since on June 2, 1986 the reconstruction of the Pavilion inaugurated Mies van der Rohe, constructed for the International Exhibition of Barcelona of 1929. Though the process began in 1957 when Oriol Bohigas was writing to Mies to entrust him, again, the pavilion. This year on the occasion of this efeméride, we have the opportunity to […]

420 Nominees
06-02-2015 No Comments

420 Nominees

420 works nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2015 will be exhibited at Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB). The exhibition will remain open at the hall of the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB), from February 2 to March 19, 2015. The aim of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture is to […]

The city is of all
15-08-2014 No Comments

The city is of all

“If the proclamation of which the city must be for all turns out to be necessary it is because one forgets often the last justification of our trade: that the architecture is not but the manifestation of a knowledge that has to be solidary and generous. Paulo Mendes da Rocha’s work is intense and risky, both for his materiality and […]

Lluís Horte, Honorary Fellowship RIBA Award
25-02-2014 No Comments

Lluís Horte, Honorary Fellowship RIBA Award

With this mention, The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) recognizes Mies van der Rohe Hortet’s professional path and the work realized at the head of the Foundation between 1989 and 2012. Lluís Hortet, exdirector of the Foundation Mies van der Rohe, will receive tomorrow the Honorary Fellowship RIBA (The Royal Institute of British Architects). It is a question of an […]