Tag: historia

The church of Tas, Sopuerta | Garmendia Cordero Arquitectos
24-07-2019 No Comments

The church of Tas, Sopuerta | Garmendia Cordero Arquitectos

5.0 02 Any change in the use of a space obviously requires a series of actions that adapt said place to the new needs that are presented beyond the implicit ones that the mere updating of it entails. On this occasion, the task of transformation was as motivating as it was exceptional: transforming an abandoned Renaissance church into a home. […]

The distinctive modernity of Norman Foster | Marcelo Gardinetti
22-07-2019 No Comments

The distinctive modernity of Norman Foster | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 03 Far from the process of ambiguous and controversial representation promoted by the postmodern convulsion that dominated the architectural scene of the early 80s, the work of Norman Foster, aligned with the thought of Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano, was promulgated in favor of a technological update of the modernity. His work ponders the mechanical analogies of the modern […]

VAD 02. Call for Papers. The prototypes
18-07-2019 No Comments

VAD 02. Call for Papers. The prototypes

5.0 02 Si en el primer número de VAD. veredes, arquitectura y divulgación se descansaba la mirada en “los inicios”, en aquellos comienzos y principios que proporcionan de manera tangible o simbólica lo que desea existir, ahora se quiere explorar con amplitud los parámetros pertenecientes a los orígenes. Ese surgir, nacer y aparecer, donde germina la arquitectura. “La naturaleza será […]

¿Cuál es la arquitectura del futuro?
16-07-2019 No Comments

¿Cuál es la arquitectura del futuro?

5.0 01 En Brasil, en medio de la nada, se construyó uno de los proyectos arquitectónicos más audaces de la Historia. Se trata de Brasilia, la capital de un país que, a principios de los años 60, buscaba un nuevo comienzo. Brasilia iba a demostrar que la arquitectura puede transformar la sociedad. Pero cincuenta años después, el centro de Brasilia […]

Everything reaches the sea | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
15-07-2019 No Comments

Everything reaches the sea | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

5.0 02 “Nothing is transmissible but Thought” is the title of the last text written by Le Corbusier before his death in 1965. A phrase that explains in a very complete way the reason why the legacy of this man has had irreplaceable character for the development of architecture. Because it was not only through the orderly dissemination of his […]

Leica | Borja López Cotelo
12-07-2019 No Comments

Leica | Borja López Cotelo

5.0 01 Por suerte, nuestra mente no está formada por compartimentos estancos. Al menos, no la de Oskar Barnack. Había trabajado desde 1911 en el desarrollo de una cámara de cine para la empresa Leitz, pero todo cambió cuando se preguntó qué pasaría si exportase ciertas ideas al diseño de una cámara fotográfica. Las incómodas planchas metálicas hacían de la […]

Demonstrate for a new clinical reason in the architecture | Miquel Lacasta
05-07-2019 One Comment

Demonstrate for a new clinical reason in the architecture | Miquel Lacasta

5.0 02 Demonstrate for a new clinical reason in the architecture.1  We are installed in a time disgregado, opened to multiple interpretations of the reality. We advance helter-skelter between infinite clouds of information banalizada and by excess and exuberance, are unable to detect the limits, the solapamientos, the densities and the specific weights of the real. We live in an […]

VAD 01 Los Inicios
04-07-2019 No Comments

VAD 01 Los Inicios

5.0 01 Un gran abanico de cuestiones se prestan a la reflexión y tienen cabida en este primer número de VAD. veredes, arquitectura y divulgación. “Amo los inicios. Los inicios me llenan de maravilla. Yo creo que el inicio es lo que garantiza la consecución”. SUMARIO Prólogo – Los inicios. Equipo editorial Editorial – Amar los comienzos. Santiago de Molina […]

Interiors that act | Jorge Gorostiza
28-06-2019 No Comments

Interiors that act | Jorge Gorostiza

5.0 01 A few months ago, preparing a lecture that I was going to give at the School of Architecture of Valladolid, invited by GIRAC, I was looking for more information about Albert Bela Viragh, a scenographer I had already written about, and I found an advertisement for the movie Empty Ams directed by Frank Reicher, published in several American […]

The car house | Íñigo García Odiaga
24-06-2019 No Comments

The car house | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 Between 1934 and 1935 Mies van der Rohe developed the study of patio houses. Houses that are reduced to a minimum domestic program, which are isolated from the city, without a concrete context beyond their own inhabitant, a hypothetical Mies.1 But among all these houses there is a unique proposal, the so-called Patio House “with garage”. The orthogonality […]

The attributes of La Tourette | Marcelo Gardinetti
17-06-2019 No Comments

The attributes of La Tourette | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 Two design circumstances were decisive to establish the character that typifies the architecture of the Convent of La Tourette. The first is embodied by defining the horizontal plane governing the highest point of the terrain, so that, from that horizontal, the building descends copying the irregular topography of the slope. The second is to mutate the concept of […]

A casa do taberneiro | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos
05-06-2019 No Comments

A casa do taberneiro | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos

5.0 05 The building is a traditional construction with a type of medieval origin typical of the rueiros de Santiago de Compostela characterized by the presence of its two walls pinions arranged as facades. Over time, this provision of house pine tree between medianeras was being replaced with the lift of new plants and / or the replacement of the […]

Learn from what has been | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
03-06-2019 No Comments

Learn from what has been | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

5.0 01 Architects can not form without knowing, and learning to love, what preceded us. A young woman who recently wrote that she cared little about Ronchamp and that she preferred the most current, will be able to become a draftsman, a CAD technician, a construction assistant, but to be an architect she will have to adopt a higher level […]

Bunkerized architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga
31-05-2019 No Comments

Bunkerized architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 Paul Virilio was born in 1932 and grew up in Nantes, where at the age of eight he witnessed the arrival of the Germans, and at eleven the destruction of the city under a shower of bombs from the allies. At the end of the war he discovered the sea at the same time as peace, since the […]

Les Heures Claires. Josep Quetglas
28-05-2019 No Comments

Les Heures Claires. Josep Quetglas

5.0 01 Con la habitual agudeza crítica y rigor investigador de Josep Quetglas, el libro documenta exhaustivamente los antecedentes, el encargo, el desarrollo y modificaciones de los sucesivos proyectos, los presupuestos en los que Le Corbusier profundizaba en la definición material de la casa y la construcción. También se trata la azarosa vida de esta obra, que incluye la ocupación […]

The challenge of the significance | Miquel Lacasta
27-05-2019 One Comment

The challenge of the significance | Miquel Lacasta

5.0 01 This suggestive title Joaquim Español gives it in the chapter 13 of Forma y consistencia.1 The book thinks brings over of a double distortion. On the one hand in many contemporary architectures still late the old phrase of Mies Van der Rohe we reject to recognize problems of form. That is to say, the architecture must be understood like […]

Forms of design. Galicia XXI
23-05-2019 No Comments

Forms of design. Galicia XXI

5.0 01 ‘Forms of design. Galicia XXI’, aims to build a story from the present of the creative potential of Galicia in the field of design. The idea is to project what is being done while keeping an eye on the mirror, to review what has been achieved from a symbolic point of view: the publication of the Formas de […]

Fernando Higueras. From the origin
21-05-2019 No Comments

Fernando Higueras. From the origin

5.0 01 Ediciones Asimétricas, in collaboration with the Fernando Higueras Foundation, the ICO Foundation, the ICO Museum and the Ministry of Development, publishes the second edition of the Fernando Higueras. From the origin. It is a book that exhaustively compiles the most emblematic works made by Fernando Higueras from his first drawings in 1950 until his death in 2008. Profusely […]

Cinema and architectural heritage | Jorge Gorostiza
17-05-2019 No Comments

Cinema and architectural heritage | Jorge Gorostiza

5.0 01 It will be very difficult to forget the first time I saw The battleship Potemkin, the film directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein in 1925, was at the end of the seventies in a party organized by the newly legalized Communist Party of Spain, inside the Castle of La Luz, in what is now the Martín Chirino Art and […]

Plato wins | José Ramón Hernández Correa
13-05-2019 One Comment

Plato wins | José Ramón Hernández Correa

5.0 03 We all know a couple of things on Platón, or maybe only one: “That said that the objects that we see and feel are scarcely a vague shade, a pale reflection of the ideal objects, which us turn out to be unattainable and are beyond our perception, as archetypes.” Each and every of the hammers of the world […]

A universe, a house | Marcelo Gardinetti
29-04-2019 No Comments

A universe, a house | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 How should a house on the mountainside be for a family with a person confined to a wheelchair? The client himself had the answer: “Contrary to what you would expect, I do not want a simple house. I want a complex house because the house will define my world”.1 The land where the house is located is located […]

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-04-2019 No Comments

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 It is said that the classical Greek sculpture reached its maximum splendor when it began to use the contrapposto. This Italian term could be defined as the relation that the different parts of the body establish when initiating the movement. The weight of the body rests mainly on one leg, so that the corresponding hip rises with respect […]

Prada Poole. The Perishable Architecture of Soap Bubbles
25-04-2019 No Comments

Prada Poole. The Perishable Architecture of Soap Bubbles

5.0 01 The literary magazine El Urogallo devoted its first issue of 1974 to a collective reflection on the contemporary human dwelling. One of the most thought-provoking articles in that publication was “La arquitectura perecedera de las pompas de jabón” [The Perishable Architecture of Soap Bubbles] by José Miguel de Prada Poole1. In it, the architect defended a new type of architecture, […]

Theories of opened end | Miquel Lacasta
22-04-2019 No Comments

Theories of opened end | Miquel Lacasta

5.0 01 The will of the blog, axonométrica, and of the weekly exercise of reflection brings over of the architecture in his theoretical dimension, is based between other references and inspirations, in what Peter Eisenman develops in his doctoral thesis as Theories debaters of opened end. That is to say, so much the will of the blog, that of the architectural […]

VAD 01. Call for Papers. The begins
11-04-2019 No Comments

VAD 01. Call for Papers. The begins

5.0 01 LOS INICIOS. Del latín initium, inicio es un término que la propia RAE define con un sinónimo, comienzo, que a su vez se revela como “principio, origen o raíz de algo”. Por tanto, un inicio puede enfocarse desde dos puntos vista: desde lo tangible, relacionado con la existencia de un orden o de una serie de elementos estructurados […]

VAD. veredes, architecture and disclosure
09-04-2019 No Comments

VAD. veredes, architecture and disclosure

5.0 03 VAD. veredes, architecture and disclosureis an international scientific journal of biannual periodicity and digital format that aims to be a channel for dissemination of works and reflections focused on culture, theory and architecture project. VAD. veredes, architecture and disclosureaccepts for review and possible publication scientific articles (4000-5000 words), architecture criticisms (500-800 words) and book reviews (400-500 words) specific […]

Another essential Brazilian | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
08-04-2019 No Comments

Another essential Brazilian | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

5.0 01 This wandering through the legacy of Oscar Niemeyer takes one to the Brazilian culture. And within it architecture as an accepted expression, promoted and integrated into a kind of national “being”. Because that journey of centennial and exceptional man is also the path of a culture. To verify what has been said, it is enough to refer to […]

La grapa de ABC | Alberto Ruiz
01-04-2019 No Comments

La grapa de ABC | Alberto Ruiz

5.0 01 José entró a la cocina con el ejemplar de ABC debajo del brazo. Se sentó en su butaca preferida, junto a la ventana mientras Trini le ponía un café. En tazón grande, con la leche muy caliente, como lo tomaba desde que era un crío. Abrió el periódico. Le encantaba el olor de la tinta y, sobre todo, […]

Modern Masters. Rafael de la Hoz Arderius
28-03-2019 No Comments

Modern Masters. Rafael de la Hoz Arderius

5.0 01 Conference dedicated to the Madrid architect Rafael de la Hoz Arderius (1924-2000) as part of the Modern Masters cycle of the COAM Architecture Foundation. With this cycle we want to highlight the importance that the contemporary architectural heritage has for the society of the 21st century, the need for its social recognition and its maintenance and conservation. Throughout […]