Tag: José Miguel de Prada Poole

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

Prada Poole. The Perishable Architecture of Soap Bubbles

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, where the […]

Classes in one word | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
15-04-2019 No Comments

Classes in one word | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

We often remind our teachers both for their works and for their speeches, brief aphorisms in the form of compressed reasonings that so many turns reach over the years. Surely the most classic and well-known “citations” already clustered in the memory, some dogmatic as sentences probably out of focus. However, some of those concise phrases are ingenious and condensed with […]

Madrid, october 68. The Spanish experimental scene
27-11-2018 No Comments

Madrid, october 68. The Spanish experimental scene

In autumn of 2018, the Frac Centre-Val de Loire will inaugurate the first exhibition in France dedicated to the Spanish experimental scene of the 1960’s and 1980’s. The retrospective portrays the incredible adventure of the University of Madrid’s Computing Center, which brought together artists, architects, engineers, scientists and intellectuals to explore the possibilities offered by automatic computer generated calculation. These […]

Forums ESARQ 2014: Transformations
31-01-2014 No Comments

Forums ESARQ 2014: Transformations

Forums it is a cycle of conferences where every two weeks an invited architect shows his work. Every year we choose a group of architects that we believe be precise to a principal topic. The topic of this one year they are the transformations. For us, Transformations it is a point of item, a beginning of the way of return […]

Instant City Ibiza1971
03-09-2013 One Comment

Instant City Ibiza1971

In the year 1971, during the last times of the pro-Franco dictatorship, the International Council of the Industrial Societies of Design (ICSID) celebrates his congress VII in the island of Ibiza. What till then had been an event of eminently professional character transforms, in his from Ibiza edition, in something more similar to a festival multimedia. During the days of […]

Conference Jose Miguel de Prada Poole · V Festival de Arquitectura ETSAC
05-04-2013 No Comments

Conference Jose Miguel de Prada Poole · V Festival de Arquitectura ETSAC

Jose Michael de Prada Poole. National prize of Architecture in 1975, has been a professor of the department of Architectural Projects of the ETSAM. It is pioneering in the investigation brings over of pneumatic structures in Spain, matter concerning which it centres on the thickness of his work. His architecture is impregnated with ecology, natural sciences and experimental engineering. His […]

Yona Friedman. Genesis of a Vision
24-09-2012 No Comments

Yona Friedman. Genesis of a Vision

From September 20 until October 24, the Space Archizoom of Lausanne’s Technical Federal School (EPFL) receives ‘ Yona Friedman. Genesis of to Vision ‘, an exhibition on the creative process of the architect and artist, born in Budapest in 1923 and bought property in Paris from the decade of 1950. The exhibition is based on Friedman’s project for qualified Archizoom […]