Tag: luz

Espacio en el espacio | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
27-07-2020 No Comments

Espacio en el espacio | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

La construcción de la ventana supone un verdadero ejercicio de concentración. El simple hecho de perforar un muro permite tamizar la luz, domesticarla, iluminar como función primera y esencial del hueco.1 En ocasiones la ventana se presenta además como un espacio en sí mismo, un intermedio profundo al que cualificar desde la configuración de sus propios límites, un pabellón instalado […]

Elegance and efficiency | José Ramón Hernández Correa
11-10-2019 No Comments

Elegance and efficiency | José Ramón Hernández Correa

I have always liked the trusses. I remember when we were taught at the school the Cremona method to calculate them. It can not be said that it was the father party, but it was entertaining, and, according to one I was doing it, I could intuit (more or less) the composition and decomposition of the forces. It was as […]

Ventajas de los cerramientos acristalados eficientes de Acristalia
24-09-2019 No Comments

Ventajas de los cerramientos acristalados eficientes de Acristalia

¿Sabes en qué consiste un cerramiento? Aunque la palabra en sí sea un “hándicap”, incorporar un sistema de acristalamiento a tu hogar significa todo lo contrario: apertura al exterior y luminosidad. El objetivo de Acristalia no es cerrar espacios, sino abrirlos y hacer aprovechables todos los metros cuadrados de un hogar en todas las estaciones. Esa es una de sus […]

The distinctive modernity of Norman Foster | Marcelo Gardinetti
22-07-2019 No Comments

The distinctive modernity of Norman Foster | Marcelo Gardinetti

Far from the process of ambiguous and controversial representation promoted by the postmodern convulsion that dominated the architectural scene of the early 80s, the work of Norman Foster, aligned with the thought of Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano, was promulgated in favor of a technological update of the modernity. His work ponders the mechanical analogies of the modern movement and […]

La mirada viajera | Marcos Miguélez
20-03-2019 No Comments

La mirada viajera | Marcos Miguélez

The project consists in the transformation of a small business premises into a work space for a travel agency. Amounting to 45 square meters and located on the ground floor of a residential building, the volume of intervention is greater in height than it is in width. The ceiling allows to work up to about five meters in height while […]

Rain of light | Íñigo García Odiaga
18-02-2019 No Comments

Rain of light | Íñigo García Odiaga

Curiously, the most intense memory left in our memory by the Roman Pantheon is that of an absence, the point where matter disappears to lighten the concrete membrane of its dome, where it is more slender. In that zenith, the oculus with its nine meters in diameter, opens the interior space to the sky, allowing the air and also the […]

The drawn city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
23-04-2018 No Comments

The drawn city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

The city constitutes an inexhaustible source of information on us. His arrested observation reveals landscapes in continuous transformation, landscapes in movement: transitory landscapes. The drawing as cognitive instrument of the urban decanting, acts from one of the most former tools that are known: the perspective, the point of view from which the matter, a point is considered or analyzes anyone […]

Assembling | Íñigo García Odiaga
07-08-2017 No Comments

Assembling | Íñigo García Odiaga

Assembling is for definition the action to join pieces or parts, and implies the that cannot be waived appearance of a meeting. Often it is the expressiveness of the meeting the one that makes the architecture legible and understandable, since it is there where there has remained registered the information on which the construction is based. For the eye of […]

Crystal Curtains: it recreates your home with natural light
21-02-2017 No Comments

Crystal Curtains: it recreates your home with natural light

The glass is the material used par excellence to realize a closing in the home. In fact, already during the Roman Empire he entrusted in this material to close his windows, doors or courts for his benefits and his contribution of natural light. If this type of closing goes back to the antiquity for something it will be. This is […]

Light Boxes | Íñigo García Odiaga
06-02-2017 No Comments

Light Boxes | Íñigo García Odiaga

Louis Kahn managed to assure that a space where it should not enter the natural light, might not considered an architectural space. The affirmation though maybe slightly exagerate, it is undoubtedly suggestive. In fact the architecture in one of his multiple definitions might decide as the art of controlling the light, and control her in addition depending on the climate […]

Juan Rivas´ architecture and night landscapes | Luis Gil Pita
09-11-2015 No Comments

Juan Rivas´ architecture and night landscapes | Luis Gil Pita

I write these lines with a species of feeling fault for speaking about an artist and of his work, which I knew some time ago, and the present one to which this exhibition corresponds, because it gets used to speaking of the artistic object and of his creator to explain it, something that I believe in the bottom is totally […]

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 […]

Espacio arquitectónico, cine y teoría. Daniel Dávila
12-02-2015 No Comments

Espacio arquitectónico, cine y teoría. Daniel Dávila

Complete title: “Some questions on the architectural space, the cinema and the theory”. It confers in the frame of the course ” Matter and light ” organized by the University of Valladolid. Place: Assembly hall of the ETSAV Dates: on March 21, 2014. Referee: Daniel Dávila Romano

See the heat | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
22-08-2014 No Comments

See the heat | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

That the architecture is not possible without the light it turns out so evident as inaccurate. Or at least incomplete. Really, so often it has been said to us already, the light can be the raw material of the architecture, his substance. Certain. It does not do so much the cycle of the life one was organizing concerning the solar […]

Antoni Arola. Talking with the light
07-08-2014 No Comments

Antoni Arola. Talking with the light

Antoni Arola sat in his desk, surrounded with his objets trouvés, his books, his light, Antoni Arola discovers in this interview his how it approaches the process of creation of a lamp, the way that continues to go on from the original idea to an object of lighting with own entity. It speaks about his form of looking, of his […]

Jose Manuel Ballester. Forests of the Light
03-12-2013 No Comments

Jose Manuel Ballester. Forests of the Light

Across half a hundred of photographies, Forests of the Light it shows last eight years of work of this artist person, painter and photographer distinguished with the National Prize of Photography 2010 for his personal path and for his singular interpretation of the architectural space and the light. The rigorous selection of photographies that now appears in the space Promotion […]

Forests of light · José Manuel Ballester
13-02-2013 No Comments

Forests of light · José Manuel Ballester

In the space Tobacco. I spread promotion of the Art of the Department of Education, Culture and Sport one presents the exhibition ” Jose Manuel Ballester. Luz’s forests “, on the occasion of the concession to the artist of the National Prize of Photography 2010. The selection that we have realized is an extensive statement of his path throughout last […]

Dolores Alonso, sailing against the stream
07-02-2013 No Comments

Dolores Alonso, sailing against the stream

In the last decade, the architecture in Spain happens for a stage of creative brilliance. This documentary series does a portrait of the Spanish contemporary, understood architecture not only as artistic activity, but also pragmatic and utilitarian.

The caps of a window | Lourdes Bueno
23-04-2012 2 Comments

The caps of a window | Lourdes Bueno

Of small we were visiting the house of my aunts often. It was closely together of ours, but while I was living in a modern floor they they were doing it in an ancient block that today still continues in foot. Whenever it was entering his lounge his window was astonishing balconera. There was something in her that was doing […]

International VELUX Award 2012
31-10-2011 One Comment

International VELUX Award 2012

Official opening of the term of inscription of the fifth edition of the International VELUX Award 2012. It is a question of a prize bianual, summoned by the first time in the year 2004, and directed students and teachers of Schools of Architecture of the whole world. The Prize wants to encourage and to challenge the students of architecture, to […]