Tag: maestro

Remembering Manuel Ángel Ganoza | Fernando Freire Forga
13-10-2011 61 Comments

Remembering Manuel Ángel Ganoza | Fernando Freire Forga

El arquitecto Manuel Ángel Ganoza Plaza nació en Trujillo – Perú el 01 de Octubre de 1930. Los estudios primarios y secundarios los realizó en la ciudad de Trujillo y Lima respectivamente. Entre los años de 1950 y 1954, estudió la carrera de Arquitectura en la Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería en Lima, obteniendo luego el título de Ingeniero-Arquitecto en Enero […]

The letter drawn in Enric Miralles's prose
30-05-2011 148 Comments

The letter drawn in Enric Miralles’s prose

Already some months ago I received an e-mail with a survey directed 1700 architects with a series of questions about the typography and his value as tool of expression in the planes of architecture. The motive was the draft of a tesina for a Màster in Typography of the school EINA based on the peculiar way of labelling the planes […]

Kahn / Komendant | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
11-02-2011 1,410 Comments

Kahn / Komendant | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

In the last chapter of the book “18 years with the architect Louis I. Kahn“, the engineer August Komendant remembers the years in which that both coincided like professors in the University of Pennsylvania. There, Kahn posed the projects of course of the following way: «There was not program, so only gave  some data referred to the needs and a term […]

Los “huesos” de Fisac: la búsqueda de la pieza ideal | Fermín G. Blanco
27-01-2011 36 Comments

Los “huesos” de Fisac: la búsqueda de la pieza ideal | Fermín G. Blanco

A thesis on another thesis. Miguel Fisac, is an architect atípico. His life and work dye  in occasions of literary dyes that turn it into an attractive character for his study. Life and work often confuse , as well as the limits of his professional exercise, in occasions inventor, generally bad employer, declared constructor and always architect following a very […]

Enric Miralles from left to right (also without glasses)
27-01-2011 56 Comments

Enric Miralles from left to right (also without glasses)

David Bestué relates what means “to happen the time” in the works of Enric Miralles. Stroll, live, touch some buildings to know them and achieve that they emerge meanings and emotions, capturing them in a series of photographies that show an alive architecture, moved away of the preciosismo own to the field of the architecture. The combination of essay, newspaper, […]

11 films and documentaries on Architecture
23-12-2010 32 Comments

11 films and documentaries on Architecture

Compiled of films and documentaries on architecture, a research by the web. Between which can find us: The Municipal Centre of Säynätsalo – Architectures (2003) The Faculty of Architecture of the University of Carry – Architectures (2001) Luis Barragán – intimate Portrait (2002) Station of Lyon-Satolas – Architectures (1998) The life is a blow (2007) Mies go der Rohe: less […]

An imaginary walk by Oak Park | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
20-10-2010 51 Comments

An imaginary walk by Oak Park | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

The same ephemeris that today celebrate with the house Robie would have to share it with the following buildings: The factory of turbines of the To.And.G. Of Behrens, the house Milá of Gaudí, the terminación of the School of Art of Glasgow of Mackintosh or the house Steiner of Loos, for quoting some… is not a bad competition. However, the […]

The Truth Undresses: The Radius of the Dining room
10-05-2009 28 Comments

The Truth Undresses: The Radius of the Dining room

The Commission ” The Truth Undresses “, integrated by members distinguished from the world of the art, the sciences, the philosophy and the sport has been shaped thanks to the invitation of the persons in charge of this blog in order to uncover the secret mysteries of the history of the Architecture. A real interdisciplinary equipment of investigation, trained low […]

Miguel Fisac. Huesos Varios
04-02-2008 34 Comments

Miguel Fisac. Huesos Varios

The Exhibition Miguel Fisac_Varius Bones, raises a tour along the accomplishments of hollow girders with forms similar to bones structures that the architect Miguel Fisac developed throughout the sixties. The sample stops in the curious processes of prefabricación, assembly and patents tied to the advances in the field of the prestressed concrete. The collaboration of the architect with Ricardo Barredo […]