Tag: Josep Maria Sostres

Guide to the 20th-Century Architecture of Tarragona
05-06-2018 No Comments

Guide to the 20th-Century Architecture of Tarragona

“We can only capture time through its manifestations, meaning the traces, places and events where time has been expressed”. Juhani Pallasmaa Architecture and urban planning, along with other disciplines, reflect the structure, evolution and thinking of each era of society (including the most recent history). Many publications have dealt with the subjects of historical, architectural-archaeological, palaeontological, geological and scenic heritage […]

Mercat de la Salut Square | vora
16-11-2016 No Comments

Mercat de la Salut Square | vora

The neighborhood of La Salut is a peripheral quarter of Badalona, a big council attached to Barcelona. It grew strongly in the 60’s and 70’s with immigration from the south of Spain, and recently strong identity problems have emerged due to a high rate of new immigration from all over the world. The aim of the intervention is to give […]

Objet trouvé [04] : Sostres and the radiator of the “MMI” House | Rodrigo Almonacid
05-06-2015 2 Comments

Objet trouvé [04] : Sostres and the radiator of the “MMI” House | Rodrigo Almonacid

In the middle of the 50 of the 20th century, the Catalan architect Josep Maria Sostres (1915-84) leaves the environment pirenaico of his natal locality of Urgel’s Cathedral to give beginning to his more brilliant stage linked to the Mediterranean littoral. In less than one decade it is capable of projecting a series of works that reflect a great wisdom […]

The variations of the identity. I test on the type in architecture
13-01-2015 2 Comments

The variations of the identity. I test on the type in architecture

The variations of the identity The object of this work is to contribute to a theory of the architectural project in which the idea of type is not conceived as a breeding mechanism but as a structure of the capable form of multiple developments. In this key, the project arquitectural places so far away of the invention of the form […]

Engine of Modernity
12-02-2014 No Comments

Engine of Modernity

In 1951 there is constituted in Barcelona the Grup R, an association which aim, according to the first one of the articles of his bylaws, is ” the study and spreading of the problems of the contemporary art and especially of the architecture “. Under the letter R, to come to terms with Renovation and cultural and architectural Recovery, the Group […]