Tag: Jorge Meijide

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide
19-07-2019 No Comments

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide

“Sed fugit interea, fugit irreparabile tempus”.1 A tour of the Canal de Castilla puts background to these reflections on time. A time of slow discourse between the sound of water. The Canal de Castilla is the great effort of Spanish hydraulic engineering at the end of the 18th century. The late son of the Enlightenment and early victim of the […]

Aalto's fragments | Jorge Meijide
26-10-2018 No Comments

Aalto’s fragments | Jorge Meijide

Both Aalto‘s ceramic pieces enter the study of my father in 1974 after his viaje1 to Finland. He had thirty eight years, I had nine, and it would be late some others in knowing of his creator, but since then the Finn occupies a place emphasized in my architectural being. The pieces are of perfect invoice, carefully proportionate, smooth and […]

What does architect contribute to the current company? How does he communicate with the company? | Jorge Meijide
27-07-2018 No Comments

What does architect contribute to the current company? How does he communicate with the company? | Jorge Meijide

The response is clear: we contribute the signature that supports our professional capacity. But before let’s define a couple of terms, architect and architecture. First we, architect, of the Latin architectus, that derives in turn from the Greek architekton, composed for archi, principally or chief and tekton, works. The architect is so the chief or master builder. According to the […]

The eye of the cyclops | Jorge Meijide
30-03-2018 No Comments

The eye of the cyclops | Jorge Meijide

Out of sight, out of mind… I do not recognize myself, am foreign to me itself. I do not recognize myself because my around it is foreign to me. People do things around me. Many people, many things, other things, duplicated things, multiplied things. The life of other one is foreign. How if not, I am not other one! The […]

An educational theory. A way of doing the things | Jorge Meijide
11-12-2017 No Comments

An educational theory. A way of doing the things | Jorge Meijide

A way of doing the things. “I love the beginnings. The beginnings fill me with marvel. I think that the beginning is what guarantees the attainment. If this one does not take place, nothing might nor would like to exist. I take a great respect as the instruction because it is a fundamental inspiration. (…) The will to learn, the […]

e n g a w a # 20
06-04-2017 No Comments

e n g a w a # 20

After Antonio’s steps or as his fingerprints continue. This number of engawa 20 “After Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas’s steps” divides in two parts. The first one where we have assembled the most intimate texts that have come to us on the part of acquaintances or relatives of Antonio and one comes second where they find the most analytical texts of his […]

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 […]

The peanut and the shell | Jorge Meijide
15-04-2016 No Comments

The peanut and the shell | Jorge Meijide

For the poet, in the construction of the necessary image to his occupation, the look is fundamental. The poetry, as the architecture, is a search. “The poetry goes out to the light when she is looked and not when one presents it” says to us Pavese1. Without this search of the poetical image, without this search that the attentive and […]

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 […]

e n g a w a # 18
20-08-2015 No Comments

e n g a w a # 18

Engawa es una revista trimestral. Eso dice la descripción de la revista según se lee en la web. Atendiendo a la realidad el tiempo de engawa se está alargando en cada número. Hay muchos motivos detrás de ello, todos mundanos, todos comprensibles. Pero como este estiramiento no cesa, parece que haya alguna corriente subterránea que empuje hacia esta dilatación. Es […]

Bartlebooth 3 · The opposite ones
03-02-2015 No Comments

Bartlebooth 3 · The opposite ones

“Paul Dirac predicted in 1928 the existence of a series of particles that were not ruled by the laws of the matter, but they were opposite to them; the existence of the antimatter was arising so, of theoretical form. Thesis that would be finally confirmed in the year 1965, when in the accelerator of particles of the CERN it was […]

Portraits across the eyes of a near-sighted person (XI) | epR
02-12-2014 No Comments

Portraits across the eyes of a near-sighted person (XI) | epR

Ramón Vázquez Molezún holding the helm, the half-open eyes, while the ship dances on the waves curled of her laugh. Ramón Vázquez Molezún crossing Europe to loins of his Lambretta. Ramón Vázquez Molezún dispersing hexagons in an immense plant. Ramón Vázquez Molezún drawing impossible sections risen up a hillside. Ramón Vázquez Molezún imagining a minimal house astraddle of the land and the […]

Carlos Meijide. Architect
13-10-2014 One Comment

Carlos Meijide. Architect

On the occasion of the World Week of the Architecture: next Wednesday, the 15th of October in the Delegation of the COAG in To Corunna, at 20:00 H., the exhibition will be inaugurated: CARLOS MEIJIDE. ARCHITECT. The exhibition re-joins a brief but intense set of original documentation centred on the housing in the work of our longed for teacher and […]

La Roiba | Jorge Meijide
21-07-2014 No Comments

La Roiba | Jorge Meijide

La Roiba A refuge is a refuge is a refuge. As the rose of the poem of the Stein, a house cannot – has not to – avoid be a part of what in origin all the houses are: refuges; the things are what they are – the houses are what they are-, and a house is born always, in […]

The intimacy | Jorge Meijide
27-12-2013 One Comment

The intimacy | Jorge Meijide

The intimacy For already a certain time I am turning him at about the intimacy. This slippery concept that it has to see with our sphere, since it would define Sloterdijk[1], more internal and that we preserve of the eager curiosity of the world that surrounds us. The intimacy is confused often with the privacy. Both are different concepts. We […]

13+1 Constructed facts
19-10-2013 No Comments

13+1 Constructed facts

The Delegation of the Colexio Oficial de Arquitectos de Galicia in A Coruña,  in collaboration with the company DESARROLLA,initiates with “13+1 Constructed facts” his first cycle of conferences on the reality constructed of the Galician contemporary architecture. From October 23, 2013 until January 29, 2014, with a twice-weekly periodicity, for the room of the Delegation there will happen 7 equipments […]

The small things | Jorge Meijide
23-09-2013 No Comments

The small things | Jorge Meijide

The small thing We will begin for a confession, hello, I am called Jorge and I like the small things. If, I admit it, I like the small things and the small facts. The small things. In the bottom I believe that they all like, of one or another way. In addition, they say that it is for the small […]

e n g a w a # 1 4
19-09-2013 No Comments

e n g a w a # 1 4

The guests of engawa 14 are the study fala atelier, composed by Filipe Magalhães and Ana Luisa Soares. They have proposed us a suggestive image that shows a completely generic space, a non-place, lived temporarily by a seated man, in what it seem to be a waiting room, a space of traffic. On the contrary in the exterior of this […]

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 […]

So they say · Jorge Meijide Tomás
24-04-2013 No Comments

So they say · Jorge Meijide Tomás

On Thursday, the 2nd of May to them 20:00h, in the ground floor of  [NO IMPORTA] the first session of the So they say cycle, the guest will be Jorge Meijide Tomás, of meijidedemarichalar architects. So they say is a cycle of meetings – colloquia in which there will take part Galician architects belonging to different generations with the intention […]

Transparencies | Jorge Meijide
22-03-2013 No Comments

Transparencies | Jorge Meijide

Transparencies In 1927 Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich realize for the Werkbund Austellung celebrated in Stuttgart between July and September under Die Wohnung’s name, the Glasraum. Both had already realized one month before in Berlin the oneiric, labyrinthine and silky Coffee Samt&Seide for the exhibition Die Mode der Give Me. These stands inaugurate a collaboration between both, both professional […]

The good, the bad and the ugly | Jorge Meijide
08-02-2013 No Comments

The good, the bad and the ugly | Jorge Meijide

The good, the bad and the ugly Thomas De Quincey, unusual thinker and englishman writer of the 18th century, in his test Of The murder considered since one of the fine arts leaves us a famous and agreeable follow-up that gives that to think, he says this way “it begins one for a murder be allowing, soon it will not […]

A Christmas story. Loos and the Gabriela´s Christmas tree | Jorge Meijide
11-12-2012 4 Comments

A Christmas story. Loos and the Gabriela´s Christmas tree | Jorge Meijide

A Christmas story. Loos and the Gabriela´s Christmas tree Already it is here the Christmas. Already they have arrived the announcements of perfumes, the ones of toys, the dinners, the familiar meetings and other desatinos and of course, as no, the indispensable and omnipresentes trees of Navidad. These delicate objects started of the nature or copied of her, that happen […]

About a work Carlos Meijide Architect | Luis Gil Pita
15-11-2012 No Comments

About a work Carlos Meijide Architect | Luis Gil Pita

A shop of campaign in Reinante and the house of vacations of the Meijide family in Barreiros He was ten or eleven years old when I happened my first summer in Galicia in 1979, the first one in which also I started thinking about the architecture to the margin of the recollections of the works of engineering that it had seen […]

It is necessary to read Borges | Jorge Rodríguez
06-11-2012 One Comment

It is necessary to read Borges | Jorge Rodríguez

It is necessary to read Borges1 Roberto Bolaño was writing in his novel 2666 on the cowardice of the reader on having faced the big classic ones. He was saying: “they want to see the big teachers in meetings of fencing of training, but they do not want to know anything of the combats indeed, where the big teachers fight […]

Be or not be, about the beautiful | Jorge Meijide
04-10-2012 One Comment

Be or not be, about the beautiful | Jorge Meijide

Be or not be, about the beautiful To see implies, between other many things, the quality of the valuation and the comparison and, though the act of seeing is complex enough and is full of meanings, when we speak of seeing, in what to the architecture it refers, we dedicate a part to his association with the beautiful thing. The […]

The birds | Jorge Meijide
30-08-2012 No Comments

The birds | Jorge Meijide

The birds Occasionally, and only occasionally, in the architecture they give themselves stellar moments. Moments of this that “shine on the night of the ephemeral thing”. Fleeting moments in the time that there unleash more important and lasting actions that they themselves. Moments similar to those of these historical miniatures as which the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig reports in his […]

Disguised distances | bRijUNi
16-08-2012 3 Comments

Disguised distances | bRijUNi

[1] Some time ago, someone who was devoting himself to the organization of events of international character related to the architecture, was saying to us that there were great more people interested in speaking that in listening. Coming from someone with experience and success in this type of complex plannings us turned out to be strange because we had been […]

Playgrounds | Jorge Meijide
02-08-2012 One Comment

Playgrounds | Jorge Meijide

  [1]  Playgrounds After the Second World war extensive areas of many of the big European cities remained devastated. Some of them it were for effect of the systematic destruction of strategic military aims, and his ” collateral effects “, and others as clear addressees of the psychological effect that an indiscriminate and not discretionary at all bombardment, as that […]

The Sounds of Silence | Jorge Meijide
12-07-2012 One Comment

The Sounds of Silence | Jorge Meijide

[1] The Sounds of Silence In 1952, in the Maverick Hall, a peculiar room of concerts placed between the trees, in the middle of the forests of the New York State, a pianist sits down before the piano to interpret a piece. The piece is entitled 4 ‘ 33 “, four minutes thirty three second and the signature John Cage. […]