Tag: José Manuel López-Peláez

The CLESA Dairy Center in Madrid. Alejandro de la Sota
23-08-2018 No Comments

The CLESA Dairy Center in Madrid. Alejandro de la Sota

The CLESA Dairy Center in Madrid is one of the jewels of modern Spanish architecture and its author, Alejandro de la Sota, one of the most important architects in the recent history of Spanish architecture. The complex was on the verge of being demolished for the construction of houses, but an intense campaign in favor of its protection on the part […]

Objet trouvé [05] : Sota and the 'luminous' building | Rodrigo Almonacid
29-02-2016 No Comments

Objet trouvé [05] : Sota and the ‘luminous’ building | Rodrigo Almonacid

The year 1970 is a point of inflexion in Alejandro de la Sota’s architectural path: on one hand, it loses the contest of Chair of Elements of Composition of the ETSAM, after going as teacher fourteen years at the time, and to have turned into doctor five years before; on the other hand, he does not turn out to be […]

The drawing of the world
24-03-2015 No Comments

The drawing of the world

Arranged some behind others, Sverre Fehn’s drawings shape an alphabet of signs, a procession of glifos that relate concepts constructing a fable. They do not content with illuminating an idea, pledge in transporting us to a time and to a space where the objects and the represented men enter action. Sus croquis se encuentran en el ámbito de transición milenario […]

The public architecture in Madrid and in the beginning of the 21st century (IV) | Antón Capitel
23-02-2015 No Comments

The public architecture in Madrid and in the beginning of the 21st century (IV) | Antón Capitel

Inside the big works of new plant there are those who, probably for ambitious, have been interrupted for lack of financing because of the economic crisis. The principal one of them is so called “City of the Justice”, to constructing in a few very peripheral areas, contiguous to the last extension of the airport of Cards, the terminus “T-4”. The […]

Alejandro de la Sota. Dalla materia all'astrazione
29-04-2014 No Comments

Alejandro de la Sota. Dalla materia all’astrazione

Coinciding with the exhibition with Milan “Alejandro de la Sota: Opere e Progetti”, it presented the book “Alejandro de la Sota. Dalla Materia all’Astrazione”. The edition, at the expense of the Arquitecta and Teacher of the Technical one of Milan Orsina Simona Pierini, socia of the Foundation, assembles texts of Juan Antonio Cortés, Josep Llinás, Juan Navarro Baldeweg, José Manuel López-Peláez and […]

Cartoons · Alejandro de la Sota
10-12-2013 2 Comments

Cartoons · Alejandro de la Sota

Without the exquisite work and Alejandro de la Sota’s discreet teaching, undoubtedly one of the fundamental props of the Spanish architecture of the second half of the 20th century, the definitive revenue of this one to the modernity had taken place otherwise, probably less essential and polished. Not so known it is the interest that the teacher cultivated all his […]

Days De La Sota en Pontevedra. 1913-2013
11-10-2013 No Comments

Days De La Sota en Pontevedra. 1913-2013

Next October 20, 2013 there is fulfilled the centenary of the birth of the Architect Alejandro de la Sota. To celebrate this efeméride collaborators and experts organize a few Days concerning his person, ideas and work, of the hand of his family. In these days visits will be realized to the works that I raise in his natal city, Pontevedra, […]

My memories of the School of Architecture | Antón Capitel
04-10-2013 3 Comments

My memories of the School of Architecture | Antón Capitel

1. I arrived to the School of Architecture of Madrid in October of 1964. It began the plan 1964, called plan “ye-ye”, of five years and matrícula direct, without entry neither initiation, neither selectivity, neither at all. We were 1.000 the enrolled. The asignaturas were Algebra linear and infinitesimal Calculation, Physical, Analysis of Forms and general Drawing. The chair of […]

Asplund … and Göteborg's tapestry | Rodrigo Almonacid
28-06-2013 No Comments

Asplund … and Göteborg’s tapestry | Rodrigo Almonacid

On having finished the project for the extension of Göteborg’s Town hall (Sweden, 1935-37), E. G. Asplund signed his work. It was not alone a question of signing the planes, not. He signed literally his work. To make it today might to us look like an exercise of self-praise, but I believe that to do it as it was done […]