Tag: James Stirling

Carlos Martí Arís, arquitecto esencial | Fernando Moral Andrés
01-05-2020 No Comments

Carlos Martí Arís, arquitecto esencial | Fernando Moral Andrés

Carlos Martí ha vivido y vive por y para la arquitectura. Sus ideas y proyectos son el reflejo de una actitud vital donde el investigar, el pensar y el proponer han sido los verbos conjugados para entender e impulsar una disciplina que debe ayudar a mejorar los lugares de los ciudadanos. El arquitecto Martí, a lo largo de una carrera […]

Atlas de Teoría(s) de la Arquitectura
26-02-2019 No Comments

Atlas de Teoría(s) de la Arquitectura

Atlas of Theory(s) of Architecture is a visual sample of different ways of seeing the art of building. It is an exhibition in the plural, since there is no single way of conceiving what architecture is, how it is done and how it should be understood. Architecture, like any discipline, develops its theory in words; but, together, it is capable […]

The dissonance and the paradox | Marcelo Gardinetti
10-12-2018 No Comments

The dissonance and the paradox | Marcelo Gardinetti

“Since the mid-seventies, Stirling has shown his struggle against the boredom produced by the repetition of modern architecture, against its triviality and its inability to situate itself in historical contours. For this he tried to display a work that was narrative and figurative and, at the same time, abstract and technologically advanced”.1 The architectural work of Stirling goes through the […]

Objet trouvé [06] : Stirling and the vane of the Florey | Rodrigo Almonacid
07-11-2016 No Comments

Objet trouvé [06] : Stirling and the vane of the Florey | Rodrigo Almonacid

In the moment to project the building Florey for the Queens College (St. Clements, Oxford, 1968-71), James Stirling already had seen finished two of his better works: the School of Engineering of the University of Leicester (1959-63) and the library of the Faculty of History for the University of Cambridge (1964-67). Three projects constitute his already mythical “Red Trilogy”, name […]

Zaha Hadid, Stirling Award 2011
05-10-2011 48 Comments

Zaha Hadid, Stirling Award 2011

The Academy Evelyn Grace of London, designed by the architects’ signature of Zaha Hadid, has been rewarded by the prize Stirling 2011 to the excellence in architecture that the Royal Institute grants every year of British Architects (RIBA). This modern academy placed in Brixton’s neighborhood, to the south of the capital, took to itself the endowment of 20.000 pounds (approximately […]