Tag: Gordon Bunshaft

The Bunshaft case. Notes on the fragility | José Antonio Sumay Rey
13-03-2017 No Comments

The Bunshaft case. Notes on the fragility | José Antonio Sumay Rey

Few cases there is more paradigmatic on the question of the conservation of the modern architecture that the case Bunshaft. Rough man and of few words, Gordon Bunshaft (1909-1990) is known internationally by the Lever House (1952) and by his work in the signature Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) where it would develop all his career until 1979. His work is […]

The gondola | Sergio de Miguel
17-02-2017 21 Comments

The gondola | Sergio de Miguel

The dream of the “tower of glass”, whose origin finds  linked to the figure and Mies Van der Rohe´s work since in 1919 drew the visionario skyscraper of the Friedrichstrasse, went to have in his resolution a problem so prosaico like unexpected. In 1950, when Gordon Bunshaft (SOM) and the Lever House of Charles Luckman heaved  in the Park Avenue […]

The window of the desires | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
10-10-2014 No Comments

The window of the desires | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

There exists in the Fifth Avenue of New York a window on which the people crowd from the street. In the night and day, sosegadamente, we imagine almost silently. A window seductora and hypnotic as a putting of the Sun or a rain of stars. Nobody might imagine that actually, which is admired by the own emotion of the corsair […]

On photography in architecture | Santiago Carvajal
27-01-2014 No Comments

On photography in architecture | Santiago Carvajal

We will speak about the photography in the architecture as a tool to document her and to transmit it, it is not a question of an artistic photography if not rather descriptive, that it shows and reports the virtues of a work. To document and to describe architecture by means of the photography, we must be to so much that […]