Tag: materialidad

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 […]

Materialista, nueva app de MATCOAM
12-03-2019 No Comments

Materialista, nueva app de MATCOAM

5.0 01 La app MateriaLista es un proyecto conjunto de la Universidad Europea de Madrid y el Colegio Oficial de arquitectos de Madrid. El proyecto nace de la convergencia de dos necesidades complementarias. Por un lado, en la Universidad Europea de Madrid, bajo la dirección del profesor de construcción Luis Álvarez se viene desarrollando desde el año 2016 un proyecto […]

Designers, artists and craftsmen. Or what do we mean by innovation | Elías Cueto
08-03-2019 No Comments

Designers, artists and craftsmen. Or what do we mean by innovation | Elías Cueto

5.0 01 Innovation is a term whose meaning is broad. Referring to wood helps to specify the scope of work, but it does not record it sufficiently. There is innovation in wood linked to consolidated fields of knowledge. From forest engineering, or the mechanics of materials to industrial transformation or the chemical digestion of wood, all these fields have given […]

Maite Sainz de la Maza Benet - Macari de Torres Mestres · Fetdeterra | Innovative Earth Projects and Products
10-01-2019 No Comments

Maite Sainz de la Maza Benet – Macari de Torres Mestres · Fetdeterra | Innovative Earth Projects and Products

5.0 05 Today we travel to Lleida (Catalonia, Spain) to chat with Maite Sainz de la Maza, architect and Macari de Torres, geologist engineer, founders of Fetdeterra | Innovative Earth Projects and Products. They are “Technical specialists in land architecture and accredited consultants in eco-innovation, product design and technological development.” They have worked with users, technicians and manufacturers since the first […]

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 […]

Grupo Ineltron SLU Offices | as-built Arquitectura
10-10-2018 No Comments

Grupo Ineltron SLU Offices | as-built Arquitectura

5.0 05 Combination of textures and materials contrasting the warmth of the wood with the hardness of concrete and raw steel, playing with different luminosities, achieving a renewed and attractive set in response to the initial state. The challenge posed by this narrow and dismal place was to obtain a representative space for the main headquarters of the company INELTRON, […]

The moral condition of the materials | Javier Mozas
21-09-2018 No Comments

The moral condition of the materials | Javier Mozas

5.0 02 Mies van der Rohe tenía la creencia de que el arte de la construcción debía de basarse en los materiales. En el programa docente que envió a Henry T. Heald, decano del Instituto Armour (más tarde se convertiría en el Instituto de Tecnología de Illinois), el 10 de diciembre de 1937, incluía tres categorías, Medios, Fines y Planificación-Creación. […]

María Martínez Moreno · MatMap, building materials looking for a new life
12-07-2018 No Comments

María Martínez Moreno · MatMap, building materials looking for a new life

5.0 02 Given the need (and moral obligation) to direct the architecture to the highest standards of sustainability (read here from the set that includes the economy, society and ecology) arise new projects such as MatMap. A platform to give a second to the discarded materials generated in the construction and created by the young architect from Alicante María Martínez […]

Slate, natural stone
17-05-2018 No Comments

Slate, natural stone

5.0 04 “Building and thinking are always, each in their own way, inescapable for living” Heidegger said and from that premise part of popular architecture showing a faithful reflection of a way of life and traditions attached to their people and their territory. This architecture, a heritage that is preserved, in large part, thanks to the durability of the materials of the […]

MatMap
03-04-2018 No Comments

MatMap

5.0 02 MatMap is a web platform that connects companies with materials that already they do not need with professions creative capable of applying them to the sector of the construction. So that the users will have the possibility of announcing those materials that they should want to sell and these in turn will appear geolocalizados with the information relative […]

Techlam range porcelánica versatile, flexible and resistant Levantina
31-01-2017 No Comments

Techlam range porcelánica versatile, flexible and resistant Levantina

5.0 01 The choice of the materials during the process proyectual, is one of the most important fase since it will determine, not only the visual aspect of the project if not the sensations that it will produce in the final user. Because of it from Levantina, fruit of the development and investigation has the new Techlam collection, one versatile, flexible and […]

Sisargas Bookshop | trespes.arquitectos
31-08-2016 No Comments

Sisargas Bookshop | trespes.arquitectos

0.0 00 We receive the order to design the new place of the Sisargas Bookshop that was changing after 14 years next to Campo de Marte. The bookshop Sisargas, seated in Montealto’s neighborhood of A Coruña, wanted to minimize the inconveniences of the change of place betting for the added value of the design. It was in under luminously, in […]

Façades (im)portants | Sergio de Miguel
15-01-2016 47 Comments

Façades (im)portants | Sergio de Miguel

0.0 00 The architecture has discurrido from his origins with the paradoja of the duality between the closing and the structure portante. Of a similar way to which find in the classical physics with the light and the disquisition wave-particle. During centuries both elements have been the same thing, that is to say, together have conformed the walls of the […]

Rock, scissors, paper | handarchitecture
20-11-2015 38 Comments

Rock, scissors, paper | handarchitecture

0.0 00 In an occasion accepted the invitation to give a monographic talk in the far Budapest on the “stone in the current Spanish architecture”. It was, at least for me, an odd committed, but took it like an exercise of analysis. I chose some exemplary buildings, realised all having like protagonist the use of the stone, and began to […]

Monolith in the beach | Carlos Zurdo-Jesús Barrera-Domingo Barrios-Fernando Molina
26-08-2015 No Comments

Monolith in the beach | Carlos Zurdo-Jesús Barrera-Domingo Barrios-Fernando Molina

0.0 00 Monolith in the beach tries to be an attempt for materializing and to live a spatial concept. Without “thickness”, the concepts are sets of lines (that for thin, immaterial, they try to be almost of ink) and planes ” without thickness ” (of paper? …) enclosing a space that only we can imagine. To little that let’s let’s […]

Constructing Landscape: Materials, Techniques, Structural Components
30-07-2015 No Comments

Constructing Landscape: Materials, Techniques, Structural Components

0.0 00 Constructing Landscape is a fundamental work on the technical – constructive design of exterior spaces. Structured systematicly, it treats all the relevant topics from the current materials and the surfaces, happening for the construction of elements in exterior spaces, up to the use of plants. It is an indispensable book for the correct exercise of the architecture and the […]

A prize of work | Luis Gil Pita - Cristina Nieto Peñamaría
22-05-2015 No Comments

A prize of work | Luis Gil Pita – Cristina Nieto Peñamaría

5.0 01 A prize of work. Notes about the Praza do Curro en Noia. Salgado and Liñares architects To speak about architecture is difficult, great, to do it even more, because of it we are going to try to be brief and the approximation does not obstruct with unnecessary words to the exceptional ones and innovators values that the work […]

Reform of wardrobes and municipal swimming pool in Maceda | trespes.arquitectos
20-05-2015 No Comments

Reform of wardrobes and municipal swimming pool in Maceda | trespes.arquitectos

4.0 01 From the year 1971 Maceda’s municipal swimming pools have been a fundamental equipment in the summer local leisure. After successive reforms that were not satisfying the current demands, the town hall decides to attack an integral reform, reform that has like determining of item that the swimming pools do not stop in his functioning during the summer in […]

Spatial construction | Íñigo García Odiaga
18-05-2015 2 Comments

Spatial construction | Íñigo García Odiaga

0.0 00 If it was trying to summarize in a word which is the last end of the architecture, from an academic point of view, the agreement would be impossible, but no doubt, one of the words with major consensus would be the term space. The space, the construction of an interior isolated of the environment, can be understood as […]

Extension shelters Bela in Muxía | CREUSeCARRASCO
15-04-2015 No Comments

Extension shelters Bela in Muxía | CREUSeCARRASCO

5.0 01 1 It is a question of a lodging placed in Muxía’s locality, one of the emblematic points and of reference of the Way of Santiago, in his continuity and relation with the coast of Galicia. 2 The extension is realized on a recent building placed in an end of apple of the traditional core by front to three […]

As burnt blight. Christian García Bello
26-03-2015 No Comments

As burnt blight. Christian García Bello

0.0 00 As burnt blight is an agilización of the creative process by Christian García Bello (A Coruña, 1986) towards the rotundity contained of the gesture, and towards the severity extreme of a character in concrete and certainly radical evasion. This evasion is a loyalty towards one itself, finding of the temporary thing that tends and stratifies towards the top thing; and […]

Learning of Las Vegas. The symbolism forgotten the architectural form
23-09-2014 No Comments

Learning of Las Vegas. The symbolism forgotten the architectural form

0.0 00 In 1968, one group of three teachers and several students of the school of architecture of the Yale University they made a trip to Las Vegas in order to carry out a project of investigation on the formal analysis of the architecture of the peculiar city of the State of Nevada. The result would materialize four years later […]

Modernity and do-it-yourself | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
19-09-2014 No Comments

Modernity and do-it-yourself | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 They tell that Albert Frey got fond of the construction of canoes of curled wood and canvas during his jouth1. We imagine the emotion of making the framework based on frames, strakes and parquet floor, as well as the moment to stick suitably sly the canvases top and low, of different weight, outlined by means of thin moldings […]

Wardrobes for soccer field in Vilar de Astrés | trespes.arquitectos
27-08-2014 No Comments

Wardrobes for soccer field in Vilar de Astrés | trespes.arquitectos

0.0 00 “A new closing generates parkings in the exterior and organizes the traffics in the interior. A solution semi-industrialized with aptitude to adapt to the raised needs and to solve them“ In an environment with a marked rural character one tries to endow the soccer field of Vilar de Astrés’s parish in Ourense with wardrobes and common services. The […]

Rural architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga
25-08-2014 2 Comments

Rural architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 There exists the widespread idea of which the contemporary this architecture tied inevitably to the urban thing and therefore to the density of the great city. Nevertheless in territories or companies of life intimately tied to the field, the landscape or definitively the nature, the modern architecture has made way for itself in the rural environment. The rules […]

Shed in Quilmas | CREUSeCARRASCO
02-07-2014 One Comment

Shed in Quilmas | CREUSeCARRASCO

5.0 01 Antique shed for equipment of fishing, placed on a rock in the batiente of the sea, which rehabilitation joins the uses of store and refuge by means of, in absence of electricity, to cross two technologies that qualify the only space: the natural zenithal light and the disposition of the objects hung and brought closer in him. The […]

Chao House | CREUSeCARRASCO
18-06-2014 One Comment

Chao House | CREUSeCARRASCO

0.0 00 To return to construct a small housing of little more than 3 meters of width and 16 of bottom in the end of an apple. To solve with clarity the urban scene, contributing a vision renewed of the way of constructing, without forgetting the own identity, by means of references to the history and local culture. To build […]

Constructing there | Íñigo García Odiaga
13-06-2014 No Comments

Constructing there | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 During the years precrisis many architects filled the front pages of the success in the press. It is maybe this attitude the one that has supposed that compares the profession with one of the reasons of the crisis and that the architects do not show now a great moral authority. Evidently a part exists in these lines indeed […]

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 […]