Tag: Josep María Montaner

Diálogos con Fredy Massad | Luis Alberto Monge Calvo
30-03-2020 No Comments

Diálogos con Fredy Massad | Luis Alberto Monge Calvo

El momento complicado de la crítica arquitectónica actual. Entrevista realizada el lunes 04 de noviembre de 2019 en el Colegio de Arquitectos de Costa Rica, durante la visita del arquitecto Fredy Massad al país para brindar el taller: Modos Críticos, promovido por la Comisión de investigación, con el patrocinio de ACOPRA, FundArq y el Colegio de Arquitectos. ¿Qué pasa con […]

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 […]

Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018
19-06-2018 No Comments

Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

becoming, the motto chosen for the Spanish Pavilion in this edition of the Venice Biennale 2018, presents Spanish architecture as seen from learning environments, by means of actions, discourses and pieces of work developed by a wonderful set of architects that during the last years have questioned the limits and conditions previously assumed by our discipline. becoming by means of […]

The diagram as reflection tactic | Marcelo Gardinetti
09-10-2017 No Comments

The diagram as reflection tactic | Marcelo Gardinetti

I understand diagrams in architecture and graphic elements that describe some undetermined way. They do not represent an object per se, but a strategy that allows order flow relationships in the design process. Therefore, we can say that the thought diagrammatically architecture builds relationships paths abstraction of a representation which is extracted figurative. Greg Lynn said that “the architects produced drawings of buildings and […]

Talks Arena in Barcelona Building Construmat
11-04-2017 No Comments

Talks Arena in Barcelona Building Construmat

Barcelona Building Construmat, the lounge of the construction that will be realized from May 23 to May 26 next in the enclosure of Gran Via de Fira de Barcelona, will possess a long billiard cue of list of referees and conferences that will develop in the frame of the congresses of social housing, innovation and circular economy. Later let’s sense […]

ATLAS of European Contemporary Architecture
22-12-2016 No Comments

ATLAS of European Contemporary Architecture

El ATLAS de Arquitectura Europea Contemporánea reúne por primera vez la totalidad de los proyectos nominados al Premio de Arquitectura Contemporánea de la Unión Europea – Premio Mies van de Rohe, desde su primera edición en 1988 hasta su décimocuarta, en el 2015. 2881 proyectos que cuentan un viaje a través de la multiplicidad y variedad de arquitecturas que han […]

Interviews Isabel Bachs
23-09-2016 No Comments

Interviews Isabel Bachs

30 years have happened since on June 2, 1986 the reconstruction of the Pavilion inaugurated Mies van der Rohe, constructed for the International Exhibition of Barcelona of 1929. Though the process began in 1957 when Oriol Bohigas was writing to Mies to entrust him, again, the pavilion. This year on the occasion of this efeméride, we have the opportunity to […]

The architecture of the collective housing. Josep Maria Montaner
02-07-2015 No Comments

The architecture of the collective housing. Josep Maria Montaner

This book presents a history that still one had not written with a wide and interpretive vision. The above mentioned history is exposed from a contemporary perspective that approaches the complexity of the reality and describes a few experiences that are examples modélicos of policies of housing and of architectural typology. The studied cases are interpreted not only in his […]

At the edge of the Critique. 2014-2015
03-10-2014 One Comment

At the edge of the Critique. 2014-2015

Roca, in collaboration with the Escuela Politécnica Superior CEU San Pablo, organizes the cycle of days ‘At the edge of the critique’, that has as aim think about the theory and architectural critique of the hand of prestigious professionals of the sector. These days will celebrate from October 7, 2014 to March 25, 2015 in the Roca Madrid Gallery. ‘At […]

Conversation with Josep Maria Montaner
16-07-2014 No Comments

Conversation with Josep Maria Montaner

Interview – conversation with Josep Maria Montaner Interlocutores: Michael Ángel Damián Sanz, Daniel Dávila Romano and Leonardo Tamargo Niebla Dates: on December 21, 2013 Place: J.M’s own library. Montaner Recording: Enrique Rollón Escudero Edition: Enrique Rollón Escudero Organizes: Asociación Temenos

ara arquitectura – ara crítica · Josep Maria Montaner
05-11-2013 No Comments

ara arquitectura – ara crítica · Josep Maria Montaner

With this session, there is opened a parenthesis called ARA CRÍTICA, which will take place from June to December, to return then to the habitual format. If up to the moment they have been invited to 20 equipments of architects who have explained his way of making and thinking the architecture, now a pause is done to see what think […]

Architecture and Critique
08-10-2013 No Comments

Architecture and Critique

A couple of explanations to begin: probably the ambitious title of the book, Architecture and critique, could confuse those that wait for a brainy and voluminous compendium on critique. Not beyond at all of the reality treating itself about a perfectly accessible text of little more than 120 pages. Surely it would be more own to speak about introductory text […]

Texts of architecture of the modernity
12-08-2013 No Comments

Texts of architecture of the modernity

Often it is complicated to have access to some of the most significant texts of the modern architecture. Exhausted editions, inaccessible copies, non-existent translations … they can provoke more than one quebradero of head. Welcome be books as Texts of architecture of the modernity, one of my ” greatest hits ” favorites. Texts of architecture of the modernity it was […]

Uses of time and city
17-01-2013 No Comments

Uses of time and city

From urban changes taken place in the cities during the last quarter of the twentieth century, the book reflects on the urban model obvious crisis marked by consumption and exploitation of the territory. Particular impact on urban projection from a gender perspective, everyday networks and public space. […] Usos del temps i la ciutat Josep Maria Montaner, Zaida Muxí Ajuntament […]

Arquitectura y política
09-05-2012 94 Comments

Arquitectura y política

This one is a book that it invites the architects to operate and to join the political space. His authors propose to rescue that ethical vision that inspired the democratic illustrated rationalists of the 19th century, with the aim to construct a renewed progressive thought of the architecture in the new millenium. And it is that this artistic and cultural […]

The Strange Death of Architectural Criticism
24-04-2012 2 Comments

The Strange Death of Architectural Criticism

This one is the title of Martin Pawley’s posthumous book, one of the British critics of the second half of the 20th century, together with Reyner Banham and J. M. Richards, and it expresses a worrying fact: the critique of architecture, so influential a few decades ago, today has an irrelevant paper. In case of the critique of architecture there […]

Architects that they didn´t teach me in the school: Jacoba Mulder | Pedro Hernández
10-03-2011 68 Comments

Architects that they didn´t teach me in the school: Jacoba Mulder | Pedro Hernández

Arquitectas that did not teach me in the school: Jacoba Mulder “The idea [of the Playgrounds for Amsterdam] was of the arquitecta Jacoba Mulder, boss of the Department of Town planning. As Liane Lefaivre counts in the book Ground-up city play seize to design tool (2007), when Jacoba Mulder see from his window a girl playing in a corner of the […]