Tag: Harvard University

Ecological urban planning in Latin America
22-10-2019 No Comments

Ecological urban planning in Latin America

Mohsen Mostafavi, Gareth Doherty, Marina Correia, Ana María Durán Calisto and Luis Valenzuela (eds.) “Ecological urbanism is an initiative of the Graduate School of Design of Harvard University that understands the project as a synthesis capable of connecting ecology and urbanism. The initiative tries to reveal imaginative and practical methods to address climate change and sustainability in the urban environment, understanding […]

Elements of Architecture. Rem Koolhaas
18-10-2018 No Comments

Elements of Architecture. Rem Koolhaas

Architecture under the microscope. Rem Koolhaas’s essential toolkit to building anatomies Elements of Architecture se focuses on the fragments of the rich and complex architectural collage. Window, façade, balcony, corridor, fireplace, stair, escalator, elevator: the book seeks to excavate the micro-narratives of building detail.The result is no single history, but rather the web of origins, contaminations, similarities, and differences in architectural evolution, […]

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream
10-05-2018 No Comments

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream

Josep Lluis Sert, un sueño nómada Josep Lluís Sert was the first Spanish architect of international reputation. “Apostle of the rationalism in Spain”. Apostle of the rationalism in Spain and Dean of the Faculty of Harvard’s Architecture during almost two decades, Sert was also a man full of contradictions. A rebellious spirit. Free verse in a world dominated by the […]

The Bauhaus (an honoring) | Sergio de Miguel
04-09-2017 No Comments

The Bauhaus (an honoring) | Sergio de Miguel

1. The world in the one that developed the history of the Bauhaus was very different from the current one, though his influence in the art, the design and the architecture is recognized still in a very clear way. El mundo en el que se desarrolló la historia de la Bauhaus era muy distinto al actual, aunque su influencia en […]

Klaus: Architecture, cómic and critique (II)
25-08-2016 No Comments

Klaus: Architecture, cómic and critique (II)

Retomamos la charla que comenzamos hace unos días con Klaus, esperamos que disfruten tanto como lo hemos hecho nosotros. De todos modos, al margen de lo humorístico, en muchas de ellas reflexionas sobre diferentes temas, ¿podríamos decir que realizas crítica de arquitectura? Lo malo de la polisemia es que no te deja más opción que contestar a todo que sí. […]

Klaus: architecture, cómic and critique (I)
23-08-2016 No Comments

Klaus: architecture, cómic and critique (I)

De acuerdo con su reseña biográfica más habitual, ‘Klaus es un caricaturista frustrado que vive en un viejo castillo y Europa.’ En realidad, tras el pseudónimo Klaus se esconde un arquitecto, urbanista y profesor de Historia de la Arquitectura particularmente interesado en las relaciones entre la arquitectura y los mass media, que lleva desde 2009 siendo el azote del ‘star […]

In casing gift | José Ramón Hernández Correa
04-07-2016 8 Comments

In casing gift | José Ramón Hernández Correa

The Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier is a masterpiece, and therefore it is many things. One has spoken and great writing on her, and one will continue speaking and writing much more. As all the masterpieces, it is inexhaustible; because not only it is what is, but what each of us we want that it is. I have so that to […]

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 […]

The evaluation of the universities. Letter opened all and specially the secretary of Education | Antón Capitel
07-02-2014 One Comment

The evaluation of the universities. Letter opened all and specially the secretary of Education | Antón Capitel

Machaconamente, the Spanish and, newspapers very frequently, El País newspaper, echo a scale it brings over of the universities of the world, apparently realized in the university Sanghái’s Jiao Tong (?), and that, also machaconamente, heightens hackneyed, American and British universities, demonstrating that between the 100, or 200, first there is no Spanish woman, question that is, morbidly, what seems […]

Elementary. Manual of incremental housing and participative design
20-02-2013 No Comments

Elementary. Manual of incremental housing and participative design

Elemental begins in 2000, when Andrew Iacobelli (1969), Paul Allard (1969) and Alejandro Aravena (1967) are known in Harvard University and decided to do “something” to improve the standard of social housing in Chile. That “something” has been converted over the years into one of the most active and influential offices throughout Latin America. One of the great achievements of […]

Miralles en Harvard + Redescubriendo Glòries
02-07-2012 No Comments

Miralles en Harvard + Redescubriendo Glòries

The Foundation Enric Miralles of Barcelona, stimulated by the Italian Benedetta Tagliabue, who was his wife and socia in the workshop of architecture, proposes not to remember only his figure and his work with the cataloguing and digitalization of his work, but also to turn into a space opened for the investigation and the experimentation. Enric Miralles (Barcelona, 1955 – […]