Tag: Juhani Pallasmaa

Mies Missing Materiality. Anna & Eugeni Bach
17-10-2019 No Comments

Mies Missing Materiality. Anna & Eugeni Bach

Dressing the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion to strip it of all materiality. This simple act turned the Pavilion into a representation of itself, opening the door to multiple interpretations about aspects like the value of the original, the role of the white surface as an image of modernity and the importance of materiality in the perception of space. The […]

The dibrujo | Sergio de Miguel
07-01-2019 No Comments

The dibrujo | Sergio de Miguel

“In hands of the architect, the la’piz constitutes a bridge between the mind that he imagines and the image that appears in the leaf of paper; in the ecstasy of the work, the draftsman forgets both his hand and the pencil and the image emerges as if it was an automatic projection of the mind that he imagines; or probably […]

Five Senses. Introduction to reading the writings of Juhani Pallasmaa | Luis Gil Pita
10-09-2018 No Comments

Five Senses. Introduction to reading the writings of Juhani Pallasmaa | Luis Gil Pita

Three short months before Valentine’s Day 1996,1 during a meeting with D. Alejandro de la Sota in his studio, this one referred, in an aside of the conversation to the category of the constructed work of Manuel Gallego, in each one of the different scales that ranged from the responsible direction in the urban implantation to the final accent that […]

Atmospheric time | Miquel Lacasta
10-08-2018 No Comments

Atmospheric time | Miquel Lacasta

Atmosphere and climate. In one of his writings, Olafur Eliasson speaks about the atmospheric time.1 In the introduction to the above-mentioned text, The Museums are Radical, Eliasson develops a small statement of the interaction between time and energy. I do not know exactly why it has turned into artist of head-board of many architects, but it is necessary to admit […]

Projecting with nature | Guido Cimadomo
09-07-2018 No Comments

Projecting with nature | Guido Cimadomo

Every time I find more interest in immersing myself in nature than in visiting the latest examples of author architecture. On a recent trip to Australia, a European architect marveled that he had not planned to visit the Sydney Opera House. Despite the distances of the Australian continent, seemed scandalized in my interest for nature, for the forests of the […]

The Bunshaft case. Notes on the fragility | José Antonio Sumay Rey
13-03-2017 No Comments

The Bunshaft case. Notes on the fragility | José Antonio Sumay Rey

Few cases there is more paradigmatic on the question of the conservation of the modern architecture that the case Bunshaft. Rough man and of few words, Gordon Bunshaft (1909-1990) is known internationally by the Lever House (1952) and by his work in the signature Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) where it would develop all his career until 1979. His work is […]

A X-ray photography | Sergio de Miguel
25-11-2016 1,292 Comments

A X-ray photography | Sergio de Miguel

It falls in my hands an elaborated drawing of Juhani Pallasmaa. On the plant of the villa Mairea (1939), of Alvar Aalto, superimpose  some lines of order. Ones trace. It appears a X-ray. The one who has been described like “the most beautiful plant of the world”1 shows  undressed of his secret. The geometric score of his harmonic figure remains […]

Inhabiting
10-03-2016 One Comment

Inhabiting

This book gathers five tests on the idea of living of the architect and critical Finn Juhani Pallasmaa. Of the look fenomenológica that appears in the first one and more extensive article, “Identity, intimacy and domicile” (1994), up to the meaning of the experience of the time in the empirical human reality of “Inhabiting the time” (2015), the set not […]

Prize draw  two income public presentation of the publication Siza X Siza
12-11-2015 21 Comments

Prize draw two income public presentation of the publication Siza X Siza

Today thanks to the Foundation Architects’ Box we realize a new drawing in veredes, in this occasion our readers will be able to choose to two income to enjoy the act of public presentation of the publication Siza X Siza that will take place next November 20, 2015 to the 19.30 in the Royal Academy of San Fernando’s Fine arts […]

Tapio Wirkkala: Monument Saivaara, 1978. Finnish Lapland
06-10-2015 No Comments

Tapio Wirkkala: Monument Saivaara, 1978. Finnish Lapland

The Latin-American Institute of Finland presents today on Tuesday, the 6th of October in Madrid the exhibition Tapio Wirkkala: Monumento Saivaara, 1978. Finnish Lapland. There treats itself about the sample of an artistic project concerning this one little known but very significant work Land Art that never managed to be constructed. The Monument Saivaara is a Tapio Wirkkala´s work (1915-85), […]

Siza x Siza
01-10-2015 No Comments

Siza x Siza

Siza x Siza is the result of a long publishing project, in which the own Alvaro Siza chooses 6 works of between more than 400 realized ones during his professional life, more than 60 years. The architect in a deep interview at the expense of Carlos Seoane, explains the reasons of the selection as well as a great quantity of reflections […]

Space, Place and Atmosphere | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
09-03-2015 No Comments

Space, Place and Atmosphere | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

With this sugerente title, Juhani Pallasmaa came to the ESARQ1 to give a conference the past 10 May. What follows it is a free and incomplete translation of the conference, and completed with other readings and registers or better said, an intentional interpretation and interested of one magnifies conference of architecture. The instantaneous recognition of the inherent nature of a place, […]

The corporeal image. Imagination and imaginary in the architecture
06-05-2014 No Comments

The corporeal image. Imagination and imaginary in the architecture

The unlimited production and mercantilización of the images in the contemporary culture it has relegated the concept of ‘image’ to a superficial form, estilizada and ephemeral of artistic representation and of visual communication. Nevertheless, the images constitute an essential vehicle for the perception, the thought, the language and the memory and, in the set of the imaginary one that forms […]

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 […]

Epilogue | Antonio S. Rio Vázquez
05-07-2013 No Comments

Epilogue | Antonio S. Rio Vázquez

«Scanty disciplines there be of major interest that the etymology; it owes to the unforseeable transformations of the primitive sense of the words throughout the time» Jorge Luis Borges, About classic ones (1952) Jorge Luis Borges us remembers that the words have a history and Denys Cuché adds that «uo to a point, the words do the history»[1]. The words appear in certain […]

Juhani Pallasmaa · Minding Design Symposium
02-05-2013 No Comments

Juhani Pallasmaa · Minding Design Symposium

Juhani Pallasmaa speaks on the connection between architecture and neuroscience at Minding Design, a symposium held at Taliesin West on November 10, 2012. This program was a collaboration between the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation/School of Architecture, and the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture.

From the isothermal box to the sustainable organism… | Rodrigo Almonacid
22-04-2013 No Comments

From the isothermal box to the sustainable organism… | Rodrigo Almonacid

In 1993, the prestigious architect and critical Finn Juhani Pallasmaa, was formulating an idea of refoundation of the Architecture on the basis of a return to the origins of the discipline, appealing to the ecology as companion of trip of the future architects: “I cannot imagine another desirable perspective in the future that a form of ecological life, in which […]

Toyo Ito, Pritzker Prize 2013
18-03-2013 2 Comments

Toyo Ito, Pritzker Prize 2013

Toyo Ito gains the prize Pritzker 2013. The juror of this year, presided by Lord Palumbo, is shaped for: Alejandro Aravena, Stephen Breyer, Yung Ho Chang, Glenn Murcutt, Juhani Pallasmaa and Martha Thorne. + pritzkerprize.com

KOCHUU. Japanese Architecture: influences and origin
29-01-2013 No Comments

KOCHUU. Japanese Architecture: influences and origin

The Caja Architects Foundation has edited the number twenty-three of his collection arquia/documental, about that already one has spoken here in other occasions, his title is KOCHUU, Japanese architecture: influences and origin and Jesper Wachtmeister directed it in 2003. Do not be afraid, I did not know either that it was KOCHUU, which as they indicate in the web page of […]

Group us all | Jorge Gorostiza
25-08-2012 One Comment

Group us all | Jorge Gorostiza

It is probable that many young persons do not know to what there refers the title of this entry of the blog, for others it will mean very much, so much of hope, since of lost illusions. Evidently it is the beginning of a strophe of a Spanish translation of La Internacional, the revolutionary excellent melody of last century. Though at […]

Days Architecture and Critique 2012
30-07-2012 2 Comments

Days Architecture and Critique 2012

The Compostela Arquitectura Foundation organizes the days of Architecture and critique 2012, with the collaboration of diverse institutions since it are the Town hall of Santiago, the University of Santiago, the Colexio de Arquitectos de Galicia, the Embassy Switzerland, and the CGAC. It is an initiative that tries to bring over to the citizenship the opinion and vision of international […]

Foros 2012. Modos de Ver. Juhani Pallasmaa. Space, Place and Atmosphere. Peripheral perception and emotion in architectural experience
07-05-2012 One Comment

Foros 2012. Modos de Ver. Juhani Pallasmaa. Space, Place and Atmosphere. Peripheral perception and emotion in architectural experience

Next Tuesday, the 10th of May, inside the programming of the cycle of conferences ” Forums Esarq 2012: Manners of seeing ” that the prestigious teacher organizes The Technical Top School of Architecture of the Universitat Internacional of Catalonia, ESARQ-UIC, architect and juror of the Prizes Pritzker Juhani Pallasmaa will give a presentation under the title ” Space, Place and […]

2G N.61 Pezo von Ellrichshausen
27-03-2012 3 Comments

2G N.61 Pezo von Ellrichshausen

Chile goes years proposing new manners of architectural production from a small place and till now peripheral with regard to the traditional centers of contemporary production. Architects of Mathias Klotz’s height (2G 26, 2003), Smiljan Radic (2G 44, 2007) and Cecilia Puga (2G 53, 2010) realize of an intense renovation of the Chilean architecture, which has his continuation in the […]

Luis Barragán. Study House
01-02-2012 32 Comments

Luis Barragán. Study House

Luis Barragán. Study House The documentary HOUSE STUDY describes the residence and workshop of the architect in Tacubaya’s former neighborhood, in the city of Mexico. Constructed in 1948 and turned later into museum, at present it is a property of the government of the condition of Straw hat and of the Foundation of Architecture Tapatía Luis Barragán. In 2004 the […]

Conversations with Alvar Aalto
18-01-2012 41 Comments

Conversations with Alvar Aalto

In spite of the fact that Alvar Aalto had reputation of being an architect to whom it liked neither to speak nor to theorize, the clarity of his exhibitions they contribute that his written testimonies are a perfect complement to be able to understand his work. This book gathers four interviews that Alvar Aalto granted between 1958 and 1972 and […]

La mano que piensa. Sabiduría existencial y corporal en la arquitectura
18-01-2012 45 Comments

La mano que piensa. Sabiduría existencial y corporal en la arquitectura

This book affects on the importance that makes the sense of the tact in our perceptive experience of the space and in our comprehension of the world, but also it tries to create a species of conceptual short circuit between the dominant sense of the sight and the sensory modality of the tact, the latter suppressed in the perception of […]

Conference Juhani Pallasma
01-08-2011 1,944 Comments

Conference Juhani Pallasma

The Institute Compost Architecture (CA Institute) he will present next Tuesday at seven o’clock in the afternoon, in the assembly hall of the Architects’ College of Galicia (COAG), a conference at the expense of the Finnish architect of international reputation Juhani Pallasmaa. The conference is celebrated in the frame of the international course Compost Summer Program, which it will finish […]

The architecture of the humility
14-01-2011 1,474 Comments

The architecture of the humility

My tendency to the design and the art of the images and his sense was born of the interest for the crux of the world and of the life. Any artistic work of fret seems to have his origin in the autobiographical area of the recollections, the experiences and the personal fights. An inherent affinity exists between the world and […]