Tag: Lucio Costa

Intrahistorias de la Arquitectura 2020
12-03-2020 No Comments

Intrahistorias de la Arquitectura 2020

«Todo lo que cuentan a diario los periódicos, la historia toda del ‘presente momento histórico’, no es sino la superficie del mar, una superficie que se hiela y cristaliza en los libros y registro. (…) Los periódicos nada dicen de la vida silenciosa de millones de hombres sin historia que a todas horas del día y en todos los países […]

Another essential Brazilian | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
08-04-2019 No Comments

Another essential Brazilian | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

This wandering through the legacy of Oscar Niemeyer takes one to the Brazilian culture. And within it architecture as an accepted expression, promoted and integrated into a kind of national “being”. Because that journey of centennial and exceptional man is also the path of a culture. To verify what has been said, it is enough to refer to Lucio Costa […]

City and architecture: a dyad | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
06-08-2018 No Comments

City and architecture: a dyad | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

Making architecture a fundamental instrument in the construction of the city has been the most significant of the evolution of urban thought of the last two decades. But getting to that point was not easy. While it is true that in the debate on the city of the early twentieth century that notion seemed to be a priority argument of […]

Critique of architecture? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
19-09-2016 2 Comments

Critique of architecture? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

A few days ago I stopped reading the book My Life of the German critic of Polish, Jewish origin, Marcel Reich-Ranicki, a well-known man in Germany, where it lives his ninety two years. I make consist his Jewish condition because MRR suffered very much as a result of it in his adoptive country during the times in which the Nazism […]

The modern architecture in Latin America
31-03-2016 No Comments

The modern architecture in Latin America

This book turns on the modern architecture that was constructed in Latin America between the decades of 1930 and 1970, and on the thought that sustained her. For it a tour offers for 18 indisputable figures of the architectural Latin-American panorama, which in addition share the narrow relation that they established between his work and his ideology. It is a […]

Óscar Niemeyer | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
14-03-2016 No Comments

Óscar Niemeyer | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

I overcome the fence that the political reality us stretches every day to all and decide to speak1 of Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012) whose longevity stopped in December, 2012. Already once I wrote that it had had the privilege of conversing with him in his study of the Atlantic Avenue opposite to Copacabana in 1994. We speak about his Brief of […]

From the nuclear city to the Eco-city | Íñigo García Odiaga
30-10-2015 40 Comments

From the nuclear city to the Eco-city | Íñigo García Odiaga

It seems that the construction of a city ex–novo, from zero it is an exposition that it has to see with the antiquity, but actually it is a phenomenon that taking to this him I finish even at present. To construct a new city, where before there was nothing he carries a titanic exposition and of maximum importance, for what […]

Patrimonio y Nación Latinoamericana. Brasilia
18-04-2014 No Comments

Patrimonio y Nación Latinoamericana. Brasilia

The first chapter of the second season of the documentary series Heritage and Nation. Put on: on Sunday, the 22nd of December, 2013, 16hs. Public TV. Conduction and Script: Prof. Arq. Alberto Petrina Dirección: tionción: Arq. Fermín Labaqui CePIA / Secretariat of Culture of the Nation

Spontaneous architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga
14-04-2014 2 Comments

Spontaneous architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga

The values of the autoconstructed cities. The economy of the globalization, with the current crisis between his modals, drags without concessions to the contemporary company towards a major imbalance between classes; maybe forgotten in west but not much less in the emergent countries. This imbalance accentuates the borders between the city of the urbanism and what we might name the […]

Oscar Niemeyer. An architect engaged
11-12-2012 No Comments

Oscar Niemeyer. An architect engaged

Oscar Niemeyer. An architect engaged The documentary OSCAR NIEMEYER An ARCHITECT ENGAGED speech of the most prolific architect of the 20th century, one of the creators of Brasilia, explains us his life devoted to the architecture in a century shaken by the political ideologies and the artistic movements. It is the testimony of an artist that still believes in the […]

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [V] | Cristina García-Rosales
24-04-2012 2 Comments

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [V] | Cristina García-Rosales

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [IV] | Cristina García-Rosales Crossed by some Niemeyer’s buildings. Let’s be going to do now a short tour for the most out-standing buildings, as if we were in Brasilia visiting the city and we had access to enter them. Planned buildings all for the architect Niemeyer. I think […]

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [III] | Cristina García-Rosales
10-04-2012 4 Comments

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [III] | Cristina García-Rosales

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [II] | Cristina García-Rosales The 20th century and the Modern Movement What did happen with the arrival of the 20th century? The need to implant a formula hygienist and humanist inside an igalitarian concept of bottom, especially, from the end of the guerras mundial, did that architects and […]

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [I] | Cristina García-Rosales
27-03-2012 2 Comments

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [I] | Cristina García-Rosales

” The beauty is imposed in the sensibility of the human being “ Oscar Niemeyer Introduction The desire to plan an ideal city understood as area of life has is started in different moments of the history. Thinkers and architects have developed his aptitude to imagine, to feel and, later, to construct in the space, places capable of sheltering igalitarian […]

Proyección del documental "Brasilia y La Utopía Moderna"
27-04-2010 68 Comments

Proyección del documental "Brasilia y La Utopía Moderna"

Inside the cycle ” Architects and architecture ” organized by the cultural association Valle_inclan in collaboration with the Delegation of Lugo do Architects’ College and with the foundation Arquia it(he,she) was projecting on Tuesday, the 26th of April the documentary one ” BRASILIA AND THE MODERN UTOPIA ” will be in the Assembly hall it(he,she) gives Deputation in Lugo seize […]

Modernist House. Gregori Warchavchik
07-08-2009 52 Comments

Modernist House. Gregori Warchavchik

Built by Gregori Warchavchik in the Rua Itápolis in the suburb of Pacaembu, São Paulo, the Casa Modernista [Modernist House] was inaugurated on 26 March, 1930 with a major exhibition of modern art. The show, which lasted until 20 April and which attracted over 20,000 visitors, presented a coordinated complex of architecture and interior design, allowing the perception of the […]

Brazilian Architecture: Gregori Warchavchik
07-08-2009 60 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: Gregori Warchavchik

Gregori I. Warchavchik (Odessa, on April 2, 1896 – São Paulo, on July 27, 1972) was one of the principal names of the first generation of architects of the Modern Movement of Brazil. There was treating himself about one architect of Russian origin, that it came to Brazil in 1923, after happening for Italy, where it began his studies of […]

Residence Saavedra. Lucio Costa
07-07-2009 44 Comments

Residence Saavedra. Lucio Costa

“Our house appears, this way, almost always little decked and poor person, compared with the opulence of the palaces and villas Italians… Nevertheless, to affirm that it does not take any value as a work of architecture is something that does not correspond to the reality.” Lucio Costa. The Residence Saavedra is located in Correias, in Petrópolis, RJ. House of […]

Brazilian Architecture: Lucio Costa
07-07-2009 44 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: Lucio Costa

The Brazilian architect Lucio Costa was born in France in 1902 and expired in Rio of Janeiro in June, 1998. Son of Brazilians, realized the basic studies in England and Switzerland, until 1916, and architect graduated in 1924, in the Art school, in the city of Rio of Janeiro. The interest woken up by Lucio Costa’s works comes from the […]

Brazil
07-07-2009 1,418 Comments

Brazil

1) Like INTRODUCTION ON THE MODERN BRAZILIAN ARCHITECTURE. According to Kenneth Frampton, the beginning of the modern Brazilian architecture can distinguish in the company formed by Lucio Costa y Gregori Warchavichk, Russian architect, who was employed at Italy influenced by the futurists. The appointment of Coast, after the revolution of 30 of Getulio Vargas, as the director of the art […]

Brazilian Architecture: João Batista Vilanova Artigas
08-01-2009 31 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: João Batista Vilanova Artigas

Since we know, the architecture of the modern Brazilian movement was coming from tropes extracted from the syntax of the purism from Him Corbusier, principally the use of pilotis and the traffic by means of ramps. Both elements would acquire one paper emphasized in the evolution of Vilanova Artigas’s architecture once drifted apart from Wright; an influence that still was […]

Brazilian Architecture: Affonso Eduardo Reidy
07-01-2009 90 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: Affonso Eduardo Reidy

Between the introductory ones, of the hand of Corbusier, of the modern architecture in Brazil, besides Lucio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer, there might not be allowed mentioning to the carioca Affonso Eduardo Reidy, who in spite of having less constructed work – that not projects – and of having devoted itself almost exclusively to the public function, it contributed fundamental […]