Tag: Martin Heidegger

The border city | Luis Gil
20-01-2020 No Comments

The border city | Luis Gil

The liminal cities, they are of entry and exit, susceptible to be besieged and therefore forced to protection in adverse moments. They are spaces or surrounding territories fighting at the same time against the outside that with the own necessity to grow like other communities in more stable situations. The closed or walled city, both the maritime, the one built […]

The border of contact, encounter and exchange space | Luis Gil
13-01-2020 No Comments

The border of contact, encounter and exchange space | Luis Gil

The intrinsic nature of the border is that of being an area of danger, an insecure space in which the development of the essential tasks of life requires a state of continuous alertness. It is the space for the exchange of energy, where it is released or integrated into new areas, which implies a constant rebalancing of the forces acting […]

The plan as a tool for border overflow | Luis Gil
30-12-2019 No Comments

The plan as a tool for border overflow | Luis Gil

The border as a tense space that opposes its transit, requires effort, determination, formal or fundamental change to be transgressed and overcome or inhabited temporarily or continuously. Thus, the passage through the border or the limit, the jump from one medium to another implies the discovery of a technique that makes possible the survival in the other margin, the change, […]

The border, artificial and invented mechanism | Luis Gil
23-12-2019 No Comments

The border, artificial and invented mechanism | Luis Gil

In this way when the natural barrier (the geographical accident) artificially used to protect the interior ecosystem, is insufficient, inadequate or non-existent for the desired economic or social use, then man develops not only artificiality over the natural but also takes a step more and build an ex-novo border. It is an invention that saves the natural deficiency, and around […]

Limits, nature and artifice | Luis Gil
16-12-2019 No Comments

Limits, nature and artifice | Luis Gil

When talking about limit or border, the words of bankruptcy or separation are instantly added to the conversation. A first approach to the definition of boundary or border spaces, would limit them as those areas of emptiness or obstacle that are shaped or structured as a nature that is little or not practicable, in which the movement slows down or […]

Mastery as a fundamental and physical problem of boundary and border phenomena | Luis Gil
09-12-2019 No Comments

Mastery as a fundamental and physical problem of boundary and border phenomena | Luis Gil

The movement and walking is innate to the activity of man, for various reasons, from the great migrations and movements in the search for Paleolithic hunting to the present day. A movement that was originally forced by the need to survive against the adverse nature, much earlier than the subsequent sedentary and articulation of man with the territory through the […]

Allegory of the border and the limit | Luis Gil
02-12-2019 No Comments

Allegory of the border and the limit | Luis Gil

The neoliberal actuality that we have had to live makes it difficult, like no other, to refer behaviors, events and attitudes to a stable horizon, a concrete framework that serves as an articulator, as an element of dialogue and background to the analysis of a hardly acotable contemporaneity, nothing defined and a rapid emptying of contents, whose ultimate goal seems […]

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide
19-07-2019 No Comments

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide

“Sed fugit interea, fugit irreparabile tempus”.1 A tour of the Canal de Castilla puts background to these reflections on time. A time of slow discourse between the sound of water. The Canal de Castilla is the great effort of Spanish hydraulic engineering at the end of the 18th century. The late son of the Enlightenment and early victim of the […]

Do we use correctly the language the architects? | Stepienybarno
24-08-2018 No Comments

Do we use correctly the language the architects? | Stepienybarno

The architects we have playing a determinant paper in the construction of our cities, but the communication of what we have done, it has not been the most suitable. The effort for coming to the company that enjoys or suffers our architecture has been scanty. Why when certain architects speak they there is not understood practically anything of what they […]

The language of the architects (II) | Stepienybarno
25-05-2018 No Comments

The language of the architects (II) | Stepienybarno

Today, we want to stop centring this descent to land of our “celestial” architectural ideas. The simplicity in the language and the use and abuse of metaphors to explain the architecture will be the guide for of this small text. Carlos Puente remembers us, “It is known well, that turns out to be easier to use a language complicated to […]

Academic blindness | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
20-05-2016 No Comments

Academic blindness | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

It does already a good number of years, attracted by some readings that were mentioning it (Lezama Lima, the Cuban, for example) I approached the work of Gianbattista Vico (1668-1744) Italian philosopher who for many was the founder of the philosophy of the History. I had opportunity to read “The New Science”, his more important work, and a bit later […]

Destruction of Barcelona | Wayward Wandering.
07-03-2016 No Comments

Destruction of Barcelona | Wayward Wandering.

The destruction of a historical building, of a place in which it has been transmitted to know of an ars, of one τέχνη,, in that a craftsman has lived and operated on ignorantly of the existence of the history, the industry, the scientific management, removed from one economic laws that the prostitution of the language insists on calling democratic, a […]

Of the weariness (I) | Pedro Hernández
04-03-2016 No Comments

Of the weariness (I) | Pedro Hernández

Violence White is the name of an exhibition realized in the frame of the artistic project 1 Month / 1 Artist, a small space located in the Historical Center of city of Mexico. Realized by the Japanese artist Seiko Yamamoto this work departs from the modern architecture as leitmotiv. His it initiated it is simple, Yamamoto takes the predominantly white […]

Instruments of measure of the time (IV) | Jorge Rodríguez
24-07-2015 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (IV) | Jorge Rodríguez

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘When you make your trip to Ítaca. He asks that the way is long, Full of adventures, fully of experiences.’ Constantino Cavafis We are closing the caseto, that we all want beach and partyng, and in summer a good evening party attracts until every sunday. And already set to close, […]

Intimate territories | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
15-06-2015 No Comments

Intimate territories | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

The excellent cartography of the territory of the intimacy, draws it undoubtedly, the housing, that is to say, the space in which we develop our domestic life, is the only programmatical structure of the architecture, in which we go on from the public and social condition to the private and subjective, closed and intimate condition. In the housing we can […]

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez
10-04-2015 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘Nothing looks like the love as the young woman passion of an artist that initiates the delicious torture of his destination.’ Honoré de Balzac ‘The one who, teenager of genius, has not fluttered on having appeared before a teacher, he will lack always a rope in the violin, a brushstroke, […]

Mareira | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
22-12-2014 No Comments

Mareira | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

«It does not stop being a significant fact that, in the history of the architecture and the engineering, the constructions raised to the shore of the sea have been outlined in notable occasions for his mass and for his expressive eloquence. […] it Wants to say, to my to understand, that the coastal line is a zone of maximum symbolic […]

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez
01-12-2014 One Comment

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘We are our memory, are this fantastic museum of inconstant forms, this heap of torn mirrors.’ JL Borges Probably living is any more than an eternal construction than recollections. We pledge in anticipating the melancholy that us will bring the memory, projecting our past future. Probably because of it, when […]

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez
16-05-2014 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez

Always the doubts have assaulted me, I hesitate when the moment to choose approaches. But it is something that has never worried me. The doubt, the uncertainty is common. Far from denoting sluggishness or weakness, I see it as the indicative one of reflection, of pause and silence before the action. Come to this point, do I want to remember […]

From the Emptiness of the Architecture | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
28-04-2014 No Comments

From the Emptiness of the Architecture | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

From the Emptiness of the Architecture “Die Leere ist nicht nichts. Sie ist auch kein Mangel. In der plastischen Verköperung spielt die Leere in der Weise des suchendentwerfenden Stiftens von Orten.” Martin Heidegger | Die Kunst und der Raum “The emptiness is not at all. Neither it is a lack. In the plastic materialization the emptiness plays as an act […]

Le Corbusier: The Last Project · Dionisio González
27-05-2013 No Comments

Le Corbusier: The Last Project · Dionisio González

Next May 30 Dionisio González will inaugurate his first exhibition in Ivorypress Space, under the title Le Corbusier: The Last Project. In this sample, which forms a part of the Festival Off PHotoEspaña, the recognized photographer thinks about the Utopia, the survival and the destruction from twenty projects that the architect Le Corbusier did not manage to realize. “This exhibition tries […]

The Particular House · Jorge Taberna
22-03-2013 No Comments

The Particular House · Jorge Taberna

With the intention of bringing over a bit from light to an object of so complex study and it multimeasures as that of The Particular House, this book appears as an exercise of reflection that tries to integrate from a theoretical studding different points of view from which the topic can be approached. Opposite to the extension and complexity of […]

Major safety needs better public space | Martin Marcos
15-03-2013 2 Comments

Major safety needs better public space | Martin Marcos

Is it possible to add up from another look to discipline to such a complex and urgent problem? Can good public space induce social behaviors and make a city surer? Some of them hold that to repair rapidly the “torn windows” and to return to think the street are the best preventive politics. In 1969 Philip Zimbardo, teacher of Stanford’s […]