Tag: Herzog & de Meuron

The architects and their private devil | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
25-02-2019 No Comments

The architects and their private devil | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

Two things were recorded to me from a teenage reading of El Diablo, by Giovanni Papini (1881-1956), which gave the author some difficulties with the ecclesiastical world. The first, that the greatest success of the evil spirit is to make us believe that it does not exist; the second the cover of that edition, the face of the Devil painted […]

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture
13-11-2018 No Comments

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture is an amazing compendium that documents brutalist architecture as never before. This extraordinary study is the most exhaustive and varied research on brutalism and shows this style with existing, demolished, classic and contemporary examples from around the world. This remarkable volume is a fascinating and monumental chronicle of more than 850 brutalist buildings organized geographically in […]

Londres, the biggest capital of Europe | Antón Capitel
08-10-2018 No Comments

Londres, the biggest capital of Europe | Antón Capitel

London had a double birth. On the one hand, there was London proper, what is now known as the City, the city of the merchants and the bourgeoisie, and the city also of the Cathedral, of the bishop. This was the first and most important population, which was not the seat of government, but of commerce, and which had and […]

Votes for the best project of 8th edition ISARCH Awards for architecture students!
07-11-2017 One Comment

Votes for the best project of 8th edition ISARCH Awards for architecture students!

From November 2 until November 20, 2017 it will be possible to vote for the projects that have been received this year from the students of the whole world. According to the system of evaluation, 20 % of the final result will be decided by the public vote in ISARCH’s web. Already the Project gallery is opened. Juror of 8 […]

The XIVth Architecture Week in Madrid
14-09-2017 No Comments

The XIVth Architecture Week in Madrid

Madrid will receive from September 29 to October 8 The XIVth Architecture Week in Madrid, during which exhibitions will be celebrated, acts and conferences and will be able to visit more than one treintena of buildings of recognized architectural and historical value, having this year Paris as invited city. The appointment is organized by the Architects’ Official College of Madrid […]

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 […]

Jaume Prat Ortells · critical architecture
20-04-2017 No Comments

Jaume Prat Ortells · critical architecture

A few weeks ago we were entering the world of the critique of architecture of Fredy Massad‘s hand, and today we advance another little thanks to Jaume Prat Ortells (Barcelona, 1975) architect for the ETSAB UPC, Technical Top School of Architecture of Barcelona of the Technical University of Catalonia from 2002. Since then he has collaborated in diverse studies of […]

From the architecture of the dirt to the architecture of the company | Stepienybarno
14-10-2016 No Comments

From the architecture of the dirt to the architecture of the company | Stepienybarno

El pasado 20 de noviembre 2015, Anatxu Zabalbeascoa, mientras moderaba la estupenda mesa redonda de Siza x Siza, comentó que la obra del maestro portugués, más allá de sus evidentes bondades, tenía el plus de que estaba pensada cuidando todos los detalles -incluso el poco tratado tema de la limpieza del proyecto-. Para ilustrarlo hablaba de cómo en uno de […]

7th edition Is Arch awards
07-04-2016 No Comments

7th edition Is Arch awards

The ISARCH Awards are international awards targeting students of architecture. The aim is to provide a platform for debate surrounding the architecture solutions students contribute within the framework of their university studies. A further objective of the ISARCH Awards is to encourage young people to join the debate on architecture, contributing their unique vision and opinions. Why take part? a. […]

Do you know Louis Kahn's work? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
08-02-2016 One Comment

Do you know Louis Kahn’s work? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

I know that the facts will be revealing the immense lie through that we live here. And without stopping being alert I insist on going beyond her. I take so again, the topic of my visit to the Bauhaus Universität in Weimar, Germany, remembering on what already I commented it brings over of my desire to explain of what way […]

Bekleidung. The suits of the architecture
17-12-2015 No Comments

Bekleidung. The suits of the architecture

One century after his death, the prolific theoretical production of Gottfried Semper (1803-1879) is an object of successive rereadings. This investigation centres on the beginning: “Das Prinzip der Bekleidung in der Baukunst” (the beginning of the gown in the architecture), that it described in his more relevant work: The style (1860-1863). This beginning establishes the autonomy of the surrounding one […]

5th edition Is Arch Awards for architecture students
02-02-2015 No Comments

5th edition Is Arch Awards for architecture students

The Is Arch Award for students of architecture comes to his fifth edition. They are a few international prizes directed students of architecture. Is Arch is born of the worry of two students of architecture of the technical Top School of Architecture of Barcelona of the Technical University of Catalonia (ETSAB) and believe themselves with the purpose of forming a […]

By Parts | Íñigo García Odiaga
12-01-2015 60 Comments

By Parts | Íñigo García Odiaga

The architecture unlike other artistic works, dragged by his own functional definition has presented  many times along the history like a sum of pieces, of stays or of parts. This system compositivo reappears in the architecture more vanguardista, that contradictoriamente does alarde to escape of the composition. That somehow the functionalism, that is to say the proyectación of architectures by […]

The beauty of the ugly thing | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-09-2014 No Comments

The beauty of the ugly thing | Íñigo García Odiaga

Since it has happened every year from 2000, on June 1, 2012 there was opened the public the summer pavilion of the Serpentine Gallery of London. The Pavilion of 2012 has been realized by the Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron in collaboration with the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. The equipment that was responsible for the most emblematic building of the […]

IS ARCH Award for Students of Architecture - VINÇON Room
07-01-2014 No Comments

IS ARCH Award for Students of Architecture – VINÇON Room

Is Arch has the honor of inviting them to the inauguration of the exhibition of the best projects of the Prizes IS ARCH for Students of Architecture that will take place on January 10 at 20 a.m.. In the emblematic Room VINÇON of Barcelona. There will be exposed projects chosen between the mas of 500 presented ones by students of […]

CaixaForum | Ana Amado
25-11-2013 No Comments

CaixaForum | Ana Amado

When I realized this photographic article on the building CaixaForum in Madrid, of the architects Herzog & De Meuron, he was studying a Máster in photography in the capital and this exercise was forming a part of one of Máster’s workshops. The total freedom of working without order, together with the luck of which the model was such a singular […]

Conversation with Duccio Malagamba | Ana Amado
15-11-2013 No Comments

Conversation with Duccio Malagamba | Ana Amado

Duccio Malagamba (La Spezia, Italia, 1960). Fotógrafo de arquitectura. A lo largo de más de 20 años de experiencia profesional ha participado a varias exposiciones, conferencias y jurados, recibiendo cinco “Lux” –Premios Nacionales de Fotografía– otorgados por la Asociación de Fotógrafos Profesionales de España. Colabora habitualmente con prestigiosos arquitectos como Alvaro Siza, Herzog & de Meuron, Rafael Moneo, EMBT, y […]

Educations of the past | Íñigo García Odiaga
12-12-2012 No Comments

Educations of the past | Íñigo García Odiaga

Placed in the north side of Montauk’s road, the last building of the Swiss architects Herzog and of Meuron, it is a great horizontal structure located discreetly in the landscape. For the occasional visitor both new buildings might spend for sendos granaries or agricultural stores that were taking the whole life belonging to this place. Actually these new buildings receive […]