Tag: habitar

Transformation of an old store into a NUA study | NUA Arquitectures
07-09-2016 No Comments

Transformation of an old store into a NUA study | NUA Arquitectures

Tarragona, strategically located on a hill, has a close relationship with the Mediterranean. This geographical duality makes it possible to find such privileged places such as this studio, one of the few workplaces of the city with a sea view. The aim of the project is to bring back the space used as storage for a long time and turn […]

Of the (architectural) ellipses | Pedro Hernández
05-09-2016 No Comments

Of the (architectural) ellipses | Pedro Hernández

In 1996, Bernard Tschumi writes ‘Violence of Architecture’ –a chapter of the book Architecture and disjunction– in the one that he presents to the architecture as an element in constant tension: between the body that occupies the space and the geometry that it contains to the body. Tschumi’s dilemma does that the architect should decide if he inclines of one […]

The biggest following thing | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
03-06-2016 No Comments

The biggest following thing | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

It suits to support the opened well ears. César Pelli should have thought something like that during his stay about Eero Saarinen’s study to the suburbs of Detroit, one of the more fertile offices of architecture about the architects’ training and for that there happened figures as notable as Robert Venturi or Kevin Roche. Counts Pelli that the own Eliel […]

From the complex thing. Symbol and Behavior | Miquel Lacasta
23-05-2016 No Comments

From the complex thing. Symbol and Behavior | Miquel Lacasta

From the complex thing. Symbol and Behavior. Annotatting the reflections it brings over of the complexity, they are necessary two categories that they send to the idea of the intersubjective thing. In many of the previous texts and surely in future texts, the intersubjective thing is present of underlying form. The idea of intersubjectivity divides of stating the mistake of […]

Definitions| Jorge Meijide
16-05-2016 No Comments

Definitions| Jorge Meijide

Today the thing goes of definitions, of words that define others. Defining is to delimit and if we notice of Wittgenstein‘s words “the limits of my language constitute the limits of my world”, we will test our limits and will see up to where our world comes. Let’s define for example architecture, not more not less. All the members of […]

Inhabiting
10-03-2016 One Comment

Inhabiting

This book gathers five tests on the idea of living of the architect and critical Finn Juhani Pallasmaa. Of the look fenomenológica that appears in the first one and more extensive article, “Identity, intimacy and domicile” (1994), up to the meaning of the experience of the time in the empirical human reality of “Inhabiting the time” (2015), the set not […]

Of the weariness (I) | Pedro Hernández
04-03-2016 No Comments

Of the weariness (I) | Pedro Hernández

Violence White is the name of an exhibition realized in the frame of the artistic project 1 Month / 1 Artist, a small space located in the Historical Center of city of Mexico. Realized by the Japanese artist Seiko Yamamoto this work departs from the modern architecture as leitmotiv. His it initiated it is simple, Yamamoto takes the predominantly white […]

My home is my castle | Jorge Meijide
22-02-2016 No Comments

My home is my castle | Jorge Meijide

My home is my castle. Edward Coke formulates this known phrase, “For a man’s house is his castle”, at the end of the 16th century. In her the jurist Englishman was referring to the legal question on the legal authority of the master of the house not to stop to enter the men of the king without a reason legally […]

Aura Project | hísCali Team
10-02-2016 No Comments

Aura Project | hísCali Team

The Project Aura treats itself about a project realized by students of the School of Architecture of the University of Seville (ETSAS) and the University Santiago of Cali that Decathlon Latinoamérica was born like proposed the Solar contest and Caribbean 2015 celebrated in Cali (Colombia) last December. The project is born of the reconsideration of the Latin architectural culture, applied […]

Lusi Table | cenlitrosmetrocadrado
28-10-2015 No Comments

Lusi Table | cenlitrosmetrocadrado

Every time it turns out to be more frequent to find professionals who develop his activity of complete or partial form from his domicile, that besides an economic saving and of time it allows a major flexibility in the organization of the activities. This alteration in the habits of life needs also a response from other planes since they can […]

The beginning of the postmodern city [Der Himmel über Berlin] | Miquel Lacasta
02-10-2015 One Comment

The beginning of the postmodern city [Der Himmel über Berlin] | Miquel Lacasta

“It is wonderful, to live only in spirit, and day after day, eternally, to give faith of the spiritual thing in the persons. But sometimes I get fed up with my spiritual eternal existence. Then it wanted to stop floating eternally for the heights, wanted to notice that I have weight, which was annulling the absence of borders, and to […]

House in Perbes | Jorge Salgado Cortizas
09-09-2015 No Comments

House in Perbes | Jorge Salgado Cortizas

“The man must identify with his home and his environment. Belonging is a basic emotional need.” Team 10 It is investigated not only by constructive systems, but by the same concept of living, doing a strategic use of the emplacement. The house assumes his belonging to the rural core; a volume of stone lodged in the area and a viewing-point […]

Monolith in the beach | Carlos Zurdo-Jesús Barrera-Domingo Barrios-Fernando Molina
26-08-2015 No Comments

Monolith in the beach | Carlos Zurdo-Jesús Barrera-Domingo Barrios-Fernando Molina

Monolith in the beach tries to be an attempt for materializing and to live a spatial concept. Without “thickness”, the concepts are sets of lines (that for thin, immaterial, they try to be almost of ink) and planes ” without thickness ” (of paper? …) enclosing a space that only we can imagine. To little that let’s let’s want to […]

Projecting the window | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
25-05-2015 2 Comments

Projecting the window | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

The geometry of the hollow affects simultaneously so much in the perceptive interior variable – exterior, since in the lighting of a stay or the own constructive solution of the surrounding one. The traditional vertical hollow associated with the construction of walls ambles, defines a spatial and emotional threshold between the exterior nature and the interior space in semidarkness; the […]

The mountain inhabited | Sergio de Miguel
17-04-2015 26 Comments

The mountain inhabited | Sergio de Miguel

1. The homo sapiens, the human being, carries 200.000 years on the earth, although somehow our history can that it began does so only 30.000, in this remote instant in which a first ancestor felt the need to represent, exteriorizar and reflect his thought, in that moment in that his intelligence knew traspasar the animal limit and act to satisfy, […]

“Living a fragile memory, only vivible from the interior” | Antonio Giráldez Lopez
13-02-2015 One Comment

“Living a fragile memory, only vivible from the interior” | Antonio Giráldez Lopez

“Living a fragile memory, only vivible from the interior”1 “The housing defines the space deprived while to the space of the others; it is an enclosure of privacy, a space of personal events. His limits, which define this world where it goes our experience being accumulated, they are complex, tense and rich borders and situations and can be from membranes […]

House(s). Looks on the idea of living
06-01-2015 No Comments

House(s). Looks on the idea of living

Course of the Institut d’Humanitats de Barcelona. What longings and desires does it shelter today the house? It is, as was saying Bachelard, the topography of our intimate being? How has it changed the range of senses granted socially to the domestic space? And his form and his functions? Home, strength, cover, burrow, nest, lodging. In the course of the […]

Mareira | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
22-12-2014 No Comments

Mareira | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

«It does not stop being a significant fact that, in the history of the architecture and the engineering, the constructions raised to the shore of the sea have been outlined in notable occasions for his mass and for his expressive eloquence. […] it Wants to say, to my to understand, that the coastal line is a zone of maximum symbolic […]

The room. Beyond the room of being
09-12-2014 No Comments

The room. Beyond the room of being

It is habitual that in the books of theory and it tells the history of the architecture of the housings turn out to be represented only for his rooms of being, leaving of side the rest of rooms. It seemed that, in spite of his major number, the bedroom did not have any transcendency in a housing. Simply it is […]

From giving form from the pain and the misery | Pedro Hernández
21-11-2014 No Comments

From giving form from the pain and the misery | Pedro Hernández

“Paimio is a praise of the civilization filtered through an ideal humanist; but, in spite of this characterization, it cannot conceal that the final destination of all this effort can come down to receiving and trying to encourage a disease. Formulated in other terms, it is in the same decrease from the ideal theoretical one of the first rationalism towards […]

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 […]

See the heat | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
22-08-2014 No Comments

See the heat | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

That the architecture is not possible without the light it turns out so evident as inaccurate. Or at least incomplete. Really, so often it has been said to us already, the light can be the raw material of the architecture, his substance. Certain. It does not do so much the cycle of the life one was organizing concerning the solar […]

Hands to the Roiba | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
06-08-2014 No Comments

Hands to the Roiba | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

Some years ago we were visiting Bueu for the capture of information in the accomplishment of a contest of ideas1. Before colonizing the emplacement, before any labor, we approach The Roiba. Probably this one was our major success. The contest was raising the construction of a small nautical club between the beaches of Petis and Pescadoira, in the environment of […]

From the Emptiness of the Architecture | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
28-04-2014 No Comments

From the Emptiness of the Architecture | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

From the Emptiness of the Architecture “Die Leere ist nicht nichts. Sie ist auch kein Mangel. In der plastischen Verköperung spielt die Leere in der Weise des suchendentwerfenden Stiftens von Orten.” Martin Heidegger | Die Kunst und der Raum “The emptiness is not at all. Neither it is a lack. In the plastic materialization the emptiness plays as an act […]

Videourbana. New geografías. Latin-American contexts
14-03-2014 No Comments

Videourbana. New geografías. Latin-American contexts

Already there are available the bases and the inscription of VIDEOURBANA’s summons. You can accede to the bases in the following link. This edition of the BIAU, giving continuity to the Contest of Ideas in the Network initiated in previous summons, tries to use the possibilities that offer the audio-visual means to put jointly perceptions on the urban space. The […]

Spanish Dream 2011 | Colectivo Cadelas Verdes
29-01-2014 No Comments

Spanish Dream 2011 | Colectivo Cadelas Verdes

Critical reflection on the economic crisis and his consequences. In Spain, especially, this circumstance met accentuated by the famous real-estate bubble. The idea refers to the American Dream as symbol of what longs the whole country, the final aim that it is necessary to reach in the life: to have a housing in property. This desire there legitimized a social […]

The device wall-window | Santiago Carvajal
20-09-2013 3 Comments

The device wall-window | Santiago Carvajal

The following text is born of the worry generated from the review meddled to two projects of Le Corbusier: The small house in Corseaux-Vevey of 1923 and the villa Savoye of 1928, I have wondered why the placement of walls and windows where seemingly it is not necessary to have, the one in the terrace of the villa Savoye and […]

The Food Axis · Elizabeth Collins Cromley
14-05-2013 No Comments

The Food Axis · Elizabeth Collins Cromley

Food has become in recent years a hot topic, particularly treated from different areas: gastronomy, diet, ecology or even politics. Surprisingly there are still few studies that relate the food to the architecture, particularly to the configuration of our homes. One of the latest revisions of the issue has been done by Elizabeh C. Cromley in her book “The Food […]

Everything it has a beginning | Jorge Meijide
06-05-2013 No Comments

Everything it has a beginning | Jorge Meijide

Everything it has a beginning The architecture endures to live and to live endures, inexcusably, the inhabitant. Without this one we can speak about sculpture, about certain artistic facilities or about formal games, all of them of indisputable value propositivo, but difficultly we can speak about architecture in his more wide and extensive expression. This one to live carries a […]

The ephemeral thing, in the architecture and in the life | Cristina García-Rosales
13-12-2012 One Comment

The ephemeral thing, in the architecture and in the life | Cristina García-Rosales

To speak about the ephemeral thing is to speak about our current reality. If we abide ourselves by his definition in the Dictionary of the Spanish Language, we state that ephemeral it is: 1. Passenger, of short duration. 2. That has the duration of an alone day. For what easily we deduce that the news that we follow for Internet […]