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Unpublished Madrid (V) | Cristina García-Rosales
25-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (V) | Cristina García-Rosales

0.0 00 Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (IV)  The Warehouse in Castile Square is an installation belonging to the Canal de Isabel II. He is placed, from 1952 at the end of the walk of the Castilian one in the municipal area of the one that was the fourth warehouse of the Plaza of Castile (constructed in the year 1939), and with […]

Unpublished Madrid (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales
18-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales

0.0 00 Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (III)  In Emilio Castelar’s Summer-house we will be able to admire some notable architectures. As the building Castelar (Catalan headquarters of the Insurances of West), with his prop that supports the rest of the set. It was projected by the architect Rafael de La-Hoz Arderius in 1975. In 2010 it was reformed under the […]

Unpublished Madrid (III) | Cristina García-Rosales
11-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (III) | Cristina García-Rosales

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5.0 01 Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (II)  The Colon Towers (previously Jerez Towers) are two twin skyscrapers with 116 meters of height and 23 plants. They were constructed by the architect of Madrid Antonio Lamela and the engineers Leonardo Fernandez Troyano, Javier Manterola and Carlos Fernandez Casado. They have a structure suspended from two big props joined in the high thing by […]

Unpublished Madrid (II) | Cristina García-Rosales
04-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (II) | Cristina García-Rosales

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5.0 01 Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (I)  We continue the tour for the Barceló Cinema, opposite the Barceló Market, restored lately and, therefore, much more modern. The Barceló Cinema is in the Barceló street, doing forms a corner with Larra, and it was constructed, opposite to the gardens of the Hospice of Madrid as cinema of neighborhood. The architect was Luis […]

Unpublished Madrid (I) | Cristina García-Rosales
28-07-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (I) | Cristina García-Rosales

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5.0 01 We are going to realize a tour for Unpublished Madrid, where we will discover buildings that correspond to the modern movement in the architecture. Beginning for some racionalist buildings of the 30s or 40s of the 20th century, and ending for four skyscrapers of the Paseo de la Castellana, near the Castilla Square. Buildings, many of them, very […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (VII) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
06-06-2014 One Comment

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (VII) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

0.0 00 Paralyzation and to re-arise from the educational space in the second half of the 20th century The economic consequences of the war, joined the isolation suffered by the country in the years immediately later to this one it was translated, likewise, in the almost absolute paralyzation of the constructive activity in the educational area, beyond some school buildings […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (VI) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
12-05-2014 No Comments

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (VI) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

0.0 00 The architectural model of the Free Institution of Education Previously we have mentioned the influence of the Catholic Church in the educational system. This relation between Church and Education is not properly of influence, but of authentic monopoly in these years. In 1875, one circular letter of the secretary of Promotion he was warning the rectors of university of the […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (V) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
12-05-2014 One Comment

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (V) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

0.0 00 The evolution of the educational spaces in Spain The Spanish case is more complicated. The evolution, both social and cultural, of the country it takes a pace different from that of the countries of our environment and few imported initiatives will have to be adapted to our own particular conditions. It splits of an evident social and economic […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (IV) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
18-04-2014 2 Comments

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (IV) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

0.0 00 The impact of the social sciences in the educational spaces after the Second World war The efforts of reconstruction of the years later to the Second World war, they had one of his big challenges in the endowment of social and community services of the countries most affected by the conflict. In certain way, the need to begin […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (III) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
18-04-2014 No Comments

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (III) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

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5.0 01 New educational spaces to the heat of the modern movement and the new pedagogic expositions The irruption of the modern movement in the architectural European panorama produced the first examples of school typology really evolved. The certain thing is that the building of social court was in few occasions a central topic of the modern, great movement more […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (II) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
21-03-2014 No Comments

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (II) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

0.0 00 The higienismo and the first changes in the educational spaces We might think that this rather alternative conception of the education and the spaces where it develops it is a relatively modern idea. Though it is true that the most typical examples begin to turn out to be entered well the 20th century, the worry as the conditions […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (I) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
21-03-2014 2 Comments

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (I) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

0.0 00 Since architects we like to think that the architecture that we generate has a positive incident in the life of the people. Moved to the educational architecture, we would like to believe that a good school (from an architectural point of view) propitiates a better education. That a well raised space, it facilitates and activates the educational labor […]

Engine of Modernity
12-02-2014 No Comments

Engine of Modernity

0.0 00 In 1951 there is constituted in Barcelona the Grup R, an association which aim, according to the first one of the articles of his bylaws, is ” the study and spreading of the problems of the contemporary art and especially of the architecture “. Under the letter R, to come to terms with Renovation and cultural and architectural Recovery, […]