Tag: Marcelo Gardinetti

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

The distinctive modernity of Norman Foster | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 05 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 […]

The attributes of La Tourette | Marcelo Gardinetti
17-06-2019 No Comments

The attributes of La Tourette | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 Two design circumstances were decisive to establish the character that typifies the architecture of the Convent of La Tourette. The first is embodied by defining the horizontal plane governing the highest point of the terrain, so that, from that horizontal, the building descends copying the irregular topography of the slope. The second is to mutate the concept of […]

A universe, a house | Marcelo Gardinetti
29-04-2019 No Comments

A universe, a house | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 How should a house on the mountainside be for a family with a person confined to a wheelchair? The client himself had the answer: “Contrary to what you would expect, I do not want a simple house. I want a complex house because the house will define my world”.1 The land where the house is located is located […]

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-04-2019 No Comments

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 It is said that the classical Greek sculpture reached its maximum splendor when it began to use the contrapposto. This Italian term could be defined as the relation that the different parts of the body establish when initiating the movement. The weight of the body rests mainly on one leg, so that the corresponding hip rises with respect […]

The transgressions of the Aubette | Marcelo Gardinetti
25-01-2019 No Comments

The transgressions of the Aubette | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 In 1928, Theo van Doesburg formulated the most transgressive and consistent review on neoplasticism. The design for the interior rooms of Café Aubette exposes the patterns of elementarism, a representation that progresses the neoplastic idea to a spirited dynamic against the orthodoxy of horizontal and vertical dualism. This decision of Van Doesburg produced a confrontation between the most […]

The dissonance and the paradox | Marcelo Gardinetti
10-12-2018 No Comments

The dissonance and the paradox | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 “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 […]

Bauhaus, minimalist agreement | Marcelo Gardinetti
29-10-2018 No Comments

Bauhaus, minimalist agreement | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 The reconstruction of demolished architectural heritage induces, fortunately, interpretations that exceed the representation of the work itself. These definitions erect parallel or antagonistic positions that cause different controversies, which generally increase the idea of patrimonial value. The reconstruction of the houses designed by Walter Gropius for the masters of the Bauhaus affected by war actions during the second […]

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga
15-10-2018 No Comments

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 In 1998 Peter Zumthor concluded the construction of Sogn Benedetg‘s small chapel. The Building was coming to replace the baroque church constructed in the Swiss people of Sumvitg that had been destroyed by an avalanche of snow. The original church knew of the risk to which it was exposed for what one of his buttresses had specialized himself […]

Affinity in contrast | Marcelo Gardinetti
13-08-2018 No Comments

Affinity in contrast | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 “It seems to me that the problem in which we find ourselves today is to rethink our relationship with historical buildings. It is necessary to move from an attitude that is evasive and increasingly distant, typical of protection-conservation, to an attitude of projective intervention. It seems to me that what must be done is to reconsider whether there […]

Analogies of total art | Marcelo Gardinetti
03-08-2018 No Comments

Analogies of total art | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 “There is an old time consciousness, and there is a new one. The first attends to individualism. The new tends toward the universal”. Manifiesto De Stijl, 1918 The compositional similarities between the pictorial work Tableau I by Piet Mondrian in 1920 and the design of the street elevation of the De Unie café by J.J.P. Oud of 1924, […]

The blue of the sky | Marcelo Gardinetti
20-04-2018 No Comments

The blue of the sky | Marcelo Gardinetti

4.5 02 “I believe that when the architecture appears the aim to be able to be trasmitida, of being able to interpret the situations of the reality and places inside the historical rational process, it is in conditions to have progressive character”. Aldo Rossi1 From the 60s, Aldo Rossi‘s texts express a way of seeing the architecture that contradicts the […]

Sequential | Marcelo Gardinetti
16-03-2018 No Comments

Sequential | Marcelo Gardinetti

0.0 00 A condition emphasized in Il Redentore’s design is that it reaches the unit of set by means of a skilful disposition of autonomous parts. This quality that demonstrates in the tracing of the plant, in the succession amalgamated of volumes and in the composition stratified of front, answers to the exact balance that Palladio reaches in his maturity […]

Chernikhov's fantastic universe | Marcelo Gardinetti
09-02-2018 No Comments

Chernikhov’s fantastic universe | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 “The architectural fantasy stimulates the activity of the architect. It wakes the creative thought up, but not only for the artist. Also it educates and stimulates all those that enter in touch with him; it produces new directions, new missions, and opens new horizons.” Yakov Georgievich Chernikhov, 1927 Yakov Georgievich Chernikhov’s work Chernikhov is characterized by his permanent investigation on the […]

Institutional drawings | Marcelo Gardinetti
12-01-2018 No Comments

Institutional drawings | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 02 In the postwar period, during the first revisionism of the modern movement, some schools of architecture coincided in approaching the abstract analysis of the architecture, affirming that the actors fundacionales assimilated in his development the pictorial operations expressed by the cubism. One of the propellents of this thought was Bernhard Hoesli who, after Corbusier left the study of […]

Lebbeus Woods's alternative world | Marcelo Gardinetti
13-11-2017 No Comments

Lebbeus Woods’s alternative world | Marcelo Gardinetti

0.0 00 During his professional life, Lebbeus Woods sketched thoughts. The images that it produced incorporate observations of an improbable future. It moves on suggestive ideas that are not submitted to the rules of the company. On the contrary, it questions them. His representations, inhabitants of an inhospitable territory, personify his singular ontology. Floating structures and mobile constructions that compose […]

The diagram as reflection tactic | Marcelo Gardinetti
09-10-2017 No Comments

The diagram as reflection tactic | Marcelo Gardinetti

0.0 00 I understand diagrams in architecture and graphic elements that describe some undetermined way. They do not represent an object per se, but a strategy that allows order flow relationships in the design process. Therefore, we can say that the thought diagrammatically architecture builds relationships paths abstraction of a representation which is extracted figurative. Greg Lynn said that “the architects produced drawings of […]

Vestiges of the future | Marcelo Gardinetti
19-06-2017 No Comments

Vestiges of the future | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 03 Critics and unsatisfied of the offers of the modern movement with the statu quo of the epoch, Archigram established during a decade images of an interesting reflexive flow on the cities and his architecture. Amateur was born the group in 1961 with the publication of a magazine produced of way for Peter Cook, David Greene and Mike Webb. […]

The distensiónes of the space in Zaha Hadid | Marcelo Gardinetti
03-02-2017 No Comments

The distensiónes of the space in Zaha Hadid | Marcelo Gardinetti

0.0 00 In terms of methodological investigation, the Zaha Hadid’s first works were the most fruitful. In them it explores and re-formulates searches of the forefronts of beginning of 20th century aborted by the political conditions of those years. The genetic root of these works waters in the language suprematista of Kazimir Malévich. The traffic for the work of the […]

Moneo, from the idea of front | Marcelo Gardinetti
06-01-2017 No Comments

Moneo, from the idea of front | Marcelo Gardinetti

0.0 00 Incorporated into a determinant plot of the local identity, Rafael Moneo‘s intervention for the town hall of Murcia achieves his contextual agreement by means of the observance of the protagonism of the buildings that compose the historical heart of the city up to reaching a complementación without fractures. The Moneo´s operation around it is focused in heightening the […]

The analogous statement of Aldo Rossi | Marcelo Gardinetti
21-11-2016 No Comments

The analogous statement of Aldo Rossi | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 In the second half of the 20th century, the architectural search of postwar period strains for reaching an alternative offer of the modernity. You appear as Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Braun, Charles Moore and Robert Stern were promoting, in tuning in with the consumer capitalism, a return to the representation and the symbolism suppressed by the modern movement, […]

Zumthor, between the quiet and the seduction | Marcelo Gardinetti
07-10-2016 No Comments

Zumthor, between the quiet and the seduction | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 One of Peter Zumthor‘s principal motivations with regard to his own work consists of proposing the immediate understanding of the constructed object, to dive by means of a primary observation the emotional sensibility of his spectators. In search of this aim, Zumthor tries that the combinations of forms, materials, colors and textures, they amalgamate in the perceptive thought, […]

Koolhaas's intellectual ardor | Marcelo Gardinetti
29-08-2016 No Comments

Koolhaas’s intellectual ardor | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 The distinctive feature of the thought of Rem Koolhaas comes from his conviction to proclaim the polyfunctionality of the architectural fact, a declaration that dogmatizes by means of the distribution of the elements of the program in independent caps but that they assure between yes strategies of reciprocity. This operation is the corollary of a deep analysis of […]

Jacobsen, the weighting of the essential thing | Marcelo Gardinetti
25-07-2016 No Comments

Jacobsen, the weighting of the essential thing | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 The prelude of the second world war limited the architectural productions of the European countries involved in the contest (fundamentally Germany, France and Italy) where, in reason of the most influential impellers of the activity being seated, the modern movement was developing with major obstinacy. In a competing way, there becomes massive the diffusion of works constructed to […]

Igalitarian status and illusory limit in SANAA | Marcelo Gardinetti
27-05-2016 No Comments

Igalitarian status and illusory limit in SANAA | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 A distinctive feature of the work of Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa is the valuation extreme of the horizontal space, understanding that he consents the natural movement of the man and facilitates his field of vision of a way that allows to join the architecture with the horizon. This disposition, which takes as a reference the concept of […]

Idea and development of the living machine | Marcelo Gardinetti
25-04-2016 No Comments

Idea and development of the living machine | Marcelo Gardinetti

0.0 00 The houses represent Citrohän the first important essay of Le Corbusier about a serial housing that can be constructed from standardized components. Convinced that the advance of industrialization can be the vehicle to meet much of the needs of man tries, with a practical criterion and rational lead its architecture towards that direction. During the second decade of […]

The creative inflexion | Marcelo Gardinetti
04-01-2016 No Comments

The creative inflexion | Marcelo Gardinetti

0.0 00 A characteristic of the work of Le Corbusier is the univocal identity that presents his work. Still in spite of the permanent way changes of his statement, always it is possible to recognize the outline that does of his designs the support of the only event. In this process, one of the most significant evolutions took place in […]

The space of the absence | Marcelo Gardinetti
20-03-2015 No Comments

The space of the absence | Marcelo Gardinetti

0.0 00 The critical position that some architects adopted in the last decades of the 20th century to attack the historicist character of the postmodern architecture, was sustained by a theoretical complex reasoning that was represented of multidisciplinary concepts arisen from the posestructuralismo, principally from Jacques Derrida’s texts. These architectural reflections investigate the definition of the physical space by means […]

Of clouds and black boxes | Marcelo Gardinetti
30-06-2014 No Comments

Of clouds and black boxes | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 Even considering the scanty commitment of the new ismos with regard to the ideology of normalization and production in series promoted by the teachers of the Modern Movement, the fact that more difference generates with that period is the indetermination of the form that there assume the buildings designed by the most popularized actors of the current production. […]

The stone and the light | Marcelo Gardinetti
25-04-2014 3 Comments

The stone and the light | Marcelo Gardinetti

0.0 00 In remote times, the early man discovered in the cavern a place where to find cover before the rain and the cold. This revelation, which allowed him to support the inclemencies of the climate in a space of relative comfort, is labelled by Umberto Eco as the birth of the architecture1. Thousands of years later, the pristine image […]

The architecture of the silence | Marcelo Gardinetti
24-02-2014 4 Comments

The architecture of the silence | Marcelo Gardinetti

0.0 00 The meanings of the word I silence they allow to establish a multiplicity of allegoric images that can be applied indistinctly to different contexts. Understood as absence of noise, it allows to interpret an introverted profile of reflection. In the architectural fact, a silent intervention can turn out to be that one who does not interfere with the […]