Tag: José Rafael Moneo Vallés

Akropolis Now | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
27-09-2019 No Comments

Akropolis Now | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

A small professional assignment has led me these days to find careers with a future. It was my first time. I confess that the information found after a first search, reaches a greater relevance in terms of the trend it draws than in terms of the information itself: upward races vs. declining races, skills vs. vocations, techniques vs. thoughts, practices […]

What does not fit in time | Luis Gil
28-01-2019 No Comments

What does not fit in time | Luis Gil

The historical horizon that we have had to inhabit makes all Western citizens of today belong without exception to the established society of consumption and excess. A syndrome that advanced and denounced from its beginnings, in the middle of the XX century, different thinkers and sociologists. Since then, capitalism has flooded our lives with superfluous behavior and unnecessary objects. From […]

XI BIAU - Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial
27-12-2018 No Comments

XI BIAU – Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial

The CALL FOR WORKS FOR THE XI IBEROAMERICAN BIENNIAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING IS NOW OPENO (XI BIAU). The biennial will be held in Asunción (Paraguay) in October 2019 and will show the way of living in Latin America from everyday life. Last Monday, December 17th, Casa América was presented, coinciding with the celebration of the II Ibero-American Congress […]

The eclecticism in the Spanish modern architecture. Years 20-30 and 50-60 | Antón Capitel
22-01-2018 No Comments

The eclecticism in the Spanish modern architecture. Years 20-30 and 50-60 | Antón Capitel

It can be said, without too many exaggeration, that any architecture is eclectic, and can be added also that so often reside in this condition the most important bases of his own quality. But has to be admitted equally that there are occasions, and periods, in that the above mentioned eclecticism is in the foundation itself of the architectural products […]

ImagenSubliminal. Scenes of Spanish Architecture
24-10-2017 No Comments

ImagenSubliminal. Scenes of Spanish Architecture

The exhibition ImagenSubliminal. Scenes of Spanish Architecture it offers a look on the professional work of the equipment of photographers and architects ImagenSubliminal (Miguel de Guzmán and Rocío Romero), those who from beginning of the 21st century come photographing good part of the architecture of interest produced in Spain. A complex, unfinished and many-sided portrait that includes so much architectures at the […]

Populism (III) Portela dixit | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
06-10-2017 No Comments

Populism (III) Portela dixit | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

The Mission Housing is a program with so many omissions and improvisations as the enormous investments that it has demanded. It was conceived and he manages the affairs privately, between political and professional relatives subject to confidentiality, and progresses with the economic, juridical and professional irrationality that has done to itself characteristic of the Venezuelan petroestado. There do not exist […]

Spaces for the education Avoid by Ediciones Asimétricas
07-09-2017 22 Comments

Spaces for the education Avoid by Ediciones Asimétricas

After the corresponding summer rest and with desire of beginning again, we bring for our readers a new drawing, in this occasion of the hand of Ediciones Asimétricas. The drawing I Spread for it her teaches it will consist of two packaging formed by four copies of the collection and that there will take to himself that reader who leaves a […]

The beginning of the order | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
28-04-2017 No Comments

The beginning of the order | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

The box of crystal supposed the most evident expression of the theses of the modernity. The technology and the new materials were allowing the revelation of “a new world – suitably, transparently, crystalline, electrically-, in opposition to the condition – underground, dirty of coal-, that was characterizing to the Victorian work”.1 The architecture establishes an order. Though Mies constructs at […]

Moneo, from the idea of front | Marcelo Gardinetti
06-01-2017 No Comments

Moneo, from the idea of front | Marcelo Gardinetti

Incorporated into a determinant plot of the local identity, Rafael Moneo‘s intervention for the town hall of Murcia achieves his contextual agreement by means of the observance of the protagonism of the buildings that compose the historical heart of the city up to reaching a complementación without fractures. The Moneo´s operation around it is focused in heightening the existing architectures, […]

The section of the World | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
09-12-2016 No Comments

The section of the World | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

The idea of hoarding the universal history of the architecture, the sculpture and the painting, amazes and pulls down to equal parts. If the chamber of the exchequers forms a part besides a domestic program, we are before a seductora entelequia of to live: the life like permanent dip in the culture; the collection like the representation itself of his […]

Rafael Moneo, courage and conviction
01-11-2016 No Comments

Rafael Moneo, courage and conviction

The Museum of Roman Art of Merida, The Kursaal of San Sebastian and other important works are showed today by Rafael Moneo, the only prize Pritzker of Architecture born in Spain and teacher of several generations of national and international architects. It obtains the architect’s title in the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid, where it graduated in 1961. […]

X Latin-Americans Architecture and Urbanism Biennial in São Paulo 201
13-10-2016 No Comments

X Latin-Americans Architecture and Urbanism Biennial in São Paulo 201

“Un arquitecto es alguien que imagina lo que deseas pero con un poco más de exactitud que tú”. Con esta cita de Paul Valèry glosaba la comisaria de la Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura y Urbanismo, Ángela García de Paredes, la figura de Eduardo Souto de Moura, premiado en esta bienal con el Premio Iberoamericano, y que protagonizará en breve uno […]

Interview with Cruz and Ortiz
10-10-2016 No Comments

Interview with Cruz and Ortiz

“The principal aim of the ICO Museum is to spread the best contemporary, both Spanish and international architecture. This year we have travelled from Olot to Seville to offer a more wide perspective of our architecture. This way, after RCR Arquitectes, it is an honor to be able to possess now Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz. Mónica de Linos, Director of […]

The scenes of the cinema | Íñigo García Odiaga
02-09-2016 22 Comments

The scenes of the cinema | Íñigo García Odiaga

During these days the scenes of the Kursaal and of the Victoria Eugenia will receive the next edition of the international festival of cinema of San Sebastian. From another more remote point of view, it will be the own city native of San Sebastian the one that uses as scene to the own festival. The architecture and the urbanism of […]

Arquia/Maestros 04 · 05 · 06
24-11-2015 No Comments

Arquia/Maestros 04 · 05 · 06

Already three copies of the edition are available for the sale 2015 of the collection arquia/maestros, produced and edited by the Arquia Foundation consisting of the recordings (audio-visual monographs) of you interview relevant architects of the contemporary architecture. The object of the collection is that out-standing teachers of the architecture transmit his thought, of alive voice, to future generations of […]

The third space | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
05-10-2015 No Comments

The third space | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

“Constructing a wall with dressed quarry stones, without mortar, in I dry, it is possible that it has been the first step that the men gave in search of that one to what today we call architecture” 1. The idea of the wall like the third space, as deep, solid and material border between two worlds, was progressively lightened from […]

Carme Pinós. Architectures
19-03-2015 No Comments

Carme Pinós. Architectures

This book is not alone the most complete anthology of Carme Pinós’s work, but a tour of almost two decades for the topics and the worries appellants who have marked the work of the study of this Barcelonian arquitecta. Across an elegant selection of the works and the most significant projects of the study, of the critical contributions of Peter […]

The Architect Says. Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom
10-03-2015 No Comments

The Architect Says. Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

If there is something that the architects like more that to project, it is to speak about architecture. Already be on his inspiration, his knowledge or counting some witty anecdote, the architects need to communicate imperatively his work. The Architect Says is a compendium of appointments of more than hundred key architects of the history of the architecture that Oscar Niemeyer […]

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 […]

Remembering Coderch
04-12-2014 One Comment

Remembering Coderch

The movie “Remembering Coderch” it is a portrait coral on the architect as being a human being. Directed by Poldo Pomés, he gathers the testimonies from those that worked with Coderch, which knew him, or that then have done significant contributions to the study of his work. Far from the labels, a man dear appears and respected by who they […]

Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza. Writings and conversations
29-07-2014 No Comments

Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza. Writings and conversations

“An architect when it has real interior force has to say with García Lorca, ” I will break all the partenones in the night and will raise them in the morning “. I am of this opinion. It is clear that they say to me: ” but if it has to live of the orders, with this way of thinking […]

Small Spain. Reinventing the practice, 12+1 Experiences. AVi 163
15-07-2014 No Comments

Small Spain. Reinventing the practice, 12+1 Experiences. AVi 163

When he woke up, the crisis was still there. Paraphrasing Augusto Monterroso’s micro story, we seek shelter in the fertile territory of projects and dreams to avoid having to face the desolate state of a professional and personal landscape that has suffered a devastating tsunami, but when we open our eyes, the dinosaur of the crisis is still stubbornly with […]

Rehabilitation and extension of a small vernacular housing in Quintelas | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto
09-07-2014 No Comments

Rehabilitation and extension of a small vernacular housing in Quintelas | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto

The exceeded domain. The conflict between the prexistencia and the extended program. The architecture inside the architecture and what it does not fit* We belong, already almost all without exception, to the western culture of the excess, a behavior that Guy Debord and the situacionistas advanced and denounced at the beginning of them 60s of the SXX. A company of […]

Arquia/Maestros 02 · Rafael Moneo
17-04-2014 No Comments

Arquia/Maestros 02 · Rafael Moneo

RAFAEL MONEO. Interviewed by Luis Fernandez-Galiano RAFAEL MONEO VALLÉS (Tudela, 1937) is the only Prize Spanish Pritzker, but close to the artistic excellence that this distinction celebrates, the influential path of the of Navarre architect is marked by the intellectual dimension of his projects and for a pedagogic vocation that has expressed across his generous dedication to the education in […]

Arquia/Maestros
21-03-2014 One Comment

Arquia/Maestros

The collection arquia/maestros is a cultural program designed, produced and edited by the Foundation Arquia consisting of the recordings interviews (audio-visual monographs in DVD) realized to relevant architects of the contemporary architecture. The object of the collection is that out-standing teachers of the architecture transmit his thought, of alive voice, to future generations of architects. On March 25 h, the Foundation […]

Happy moments and "quejíos" | Jorge Rodríguez
28-02-2014 One Comment

Happy moments and “quejíos” | Jorge Rodríguez

‘Initially it was the verb’ Gospel according to San Juan It starts with this one short verse and I need the last canonical statement of the life, work and Jesús de Nazaret’s miracles. It continues ‘and the verb was with God. And the verb was A God’. Scarcely three lines that summarize the content of the whole Gospel. Solano Benítez […]