Tag: Konstantín Stepánovich Mélnikov

Colección completa de la Revista CA Sovremennaya arkhitektura [Современная Aрхитектура]
21-07-2020 No Comments

Colección completa de la Revista CA Sovremennaya arkhitektura [Современная Aрхитектура]

Editado por los principales arquitectos de la vanguardia rusa, incluidos Aleksandr Vesnin y Moisei Ginzburg, CA fue la revista de arquitectura contemporánea más importante de Rusia en la década de 1920. Lejos de ser una empresa nacionalista, promovió una perspectiva internacional sobre construcción, publicación de teorías y diseños de arquitectos soviéticos y de Europa occidental. Los artistas constructivistas Aleksei Gan y […]

La ciudad sobre resortes. Un experimento urbo-tecnológico de Anton Lavinsky, 1921 | Jelena Prokopljević
06-04-2020 No Comments

La ciudad sobre resortes. Un experimento urbo-tecnológico de Anton Lavinsky, 1921 | Jelena Prokopljević

Las agrupaciones como UNOVIS, INKhUK, Zhivskulptarj o VKhUTEMAS eran focos de actividad y de educación de los nuevos artistas soviéticos. La ciudad era un tema de experimentación constante: la propaganda en el espacio público y el mobiliario urbano como quioscos de prensa, tribunas o escenarios eran los temas más comunes de la actividad artística y artesanal. Estos proyectos de pequeña […]

Worker holidays. Tourism infrastructure in socialist countries | Jelena Prokopljević
01-07-2019 No Comments

Worker holidays. Tourism infrastructure in socialist countries | Jelena Prokopljević

Like the right to work, the 8-hour day and two days of weekly rest, the socialist working class had a number of days off for annual rest. The number of days depended on the type of work they performed, their difficulty or danger to health, the level of responsibility of the worker within their unit of work or their position […]

Nikolai Ladovsky: the house-commune and the psychoanalytic method of teaching architecture | Jelena Prokopljević
04-03-2019 No Comments

Nikolai Ladovsky: the house-commune and the psychoanalytic method of teaching architecture | Jelena Prokopljević

Housing was one of the great themes of architectural research since the early post-revolutionary years in the Soviet Union. The house commune was being drawn as one of the best solutions and developed in two directions: the reorganization of existing homes and building new ones. The first option comprehended the subdivision of expropriated houses and the new division of the […]

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 […]

Pyramiden, the Soviet city in the Arctic | Jelena Prokopljević
26-11-2018 No Comments

Pyramiden, the Soviet city in the Arctic | Jelena Prokopljević

Pyramiden was a Norwegian mining settlement located on Spitzbergen, the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago, about 1000 kilometers from the north pole and as many from the Norwegian coast. The Russians, in fact, prefer to call the whole archipelago with the name Spitzbergen, neutral and not Scandinavian, claiming that the discoverers of the islands around the twelfth century were […]

The monumental emptiness by Nikola Dobrović | Jelena Prokopljević
29-01-2018 No Comments

The monumental emptiness by Nikola Dobrović | Jelena Prokopljević

En la primavera de 2014, se cumplieron quince años desde los ataques aéreos de la OTAN sobre Belgrado y de la destrucción parcial de lo que muchos arquitectos coincidirían en calificar como uno de los mejores ejemplos del modernismo socialista yugoslavo: El Cuartel General del Ejército Yugoslavo –Generalštab-, obra del arquitecto Nikola Dobrović (1897-1967). Fue construido entre 1956 y 1963 según […]

Konstantín Mélnikov: City as sleep machine | Jelena Prokopljević
31-07-2017 No Comments

Konstantín Mélnikov: City as sleep machine | Jelena Prokopljević

In 1929, in full propaganda explosion about the first five-year plan was summoned the contest for the Green City, a neighborhood of rest placed in the green space in the suburbs of Moscow. The first five-year Soviet plan (1928-1932) took as a central topic the large-scale industrialization and the mechanization of all the branches of production, colectivización of the agriculture and […]

The first Le Corbusier | Sergio de Miguel
15-05-2015 44 Comments

The first Le Corbusier | Sergio de Miguel

The path of the first years of Him Corbusier like architect, in the first decades of the 20th century, was devoted almost with exclusividad to the investigation around the subject of the house and characterised  for being plagada of researches and findings, of inventions and redesigns, that had a big importance no only in his back architecture but, besides, in […]

Konstantín Mélnikov's legacy. Teachers of the Russian forefront
21-11-2013 No Comments

Konstantín Mélnikov’s legacy. Teachers of the Russian forefront

The ETSA of A Coruna (Galicia, Spain) will receive the exhibition “Konstantín Mélnikov’s legacy. Teachers of the Russian forefront” of November 22 to 20 of dicembre of 2103. This sample will complement itself with a cycle of conferences given by Elena Shuminskaya y Vadim Nikolaevich Semienov on Tuesday, the 26th of November. + info

Unclassifiable architectures: the "Goetheanum" (R.Steiner, 1926-28) | Rodrigo Almonacid
08-11-2013 No Comments

Unclassifiable architectures: the “Goetheanum” (R.Steiner, 1926-28) | Rodrigo Almonacid

Unclassifiable. Indescribable. Inabarcable. Inaprensible. In-“not-I know-how many-things”… The GOETHEANUM is one of these works of Modern Architecture that destabilizes the spectator, already be profane or learned this one in Architecture. Not uselessly, estimated reading, it is the this one of these big works ignored by the big priests of the Historiography of the Modern Movement as Giedion, Pevsner, or Hitchcock, for […]

Recycled enveloping | Íñigo García Odiaga
10-10-2010 245 Comments

Recycled enveloping | Íñigo García Odiaga

The car symbol yesteryear of freedom, mobility and achievements staffs, is had become current affairs in the icon of an ecological revolution. The electric car is the new sustainable paradise and this new vision of the individual vehicle allows to certain architectures able to using these pseudo-advertising executives messages to generate new buildings that they add all these subject matters. […]