Tag: Miguel Fisac

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

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 phases of […]

Carlos Arniches and the interior exile | Alberto Ruiz
16-04-2018 No Comments

Carlos Arniches and the interior exile | Alberto Ruiz

The ICO Museum of Madrid closed a few days ago a magnificent exhibition that, for some weeks, allowed to bring over the public the figures of Carlos Arniches and Martín Domínguez, two architects who were defining his own work not as racionalist, but as reasonably.1 The reasonable architects did not seem to have content too much in the Spain later to the […]

Drawing of two lots with 4 copies by Recolectores Urbanos publishing house
09-01-2018 5 Comments

Drawing of two lots with 4 copies by Recolectores Urbanos publishing house

After the corresponding Christmas period and with desire of beginning the year 2018 of the best way, we bring for our readers a new drawing, in this occasion of the hand of Recolectores Urbanos. The drawing will consist of two packaging formed by the following four copies: – Paisajes con Alma. Inventario de lugares para rezar. – Yes, We Are Open! Fabricación […]

Spaces for the education Avoid by Ediciones Asimétricas
07-09-2017 22 Comments

Spaces for the education Avoid by Ediciones Asimétricas

After the corresponding summer rest and with desire of beginning again, we bring for our readers a new drawing, in this occasion of the hand of Ediciones Asimétricas. The drawing I Spread for it her teaches it will consist of two packaging formed by four copies of the collection and that there will take to himself that reader who leaves a […]

Unpublished Madrid (V) | Cristina García-Rosales
25-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (V) | Cristina García-Rosales

Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (IV)  The Warehouse in Castile Square is an installation belonging to the Canal de Isabel II. He is placed, from 1952 at the end of the walk of the Castilian one in the municipal area of the one that was the fourth warehouse of the Plaza of Castile (constructed in the year 1939), and with a capacity […]

Unpublished Madrid (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales
18-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales

Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (III)  In Emilio Castelar’s Summer-house we will be able to admire some notable architectures. As the building Castelar (Catalan headquarters of the Insurances of West), with his prop that supports the rest of the set. It was projected by the architect Rafael de La-Hoz Arderius in 1975. In 2010 it was reformed under the direction of […]

Unpublished Madrid (III) | Cristina García-Rosales
11-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (III) | Cristina García-Rosales

Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (II)  The Colon Towers (previously Jerez Towers) are two twin skyscrapers with 116 meters of height and 23 plants. They were constructed by the architect of Madrid Antonio Lamela and the engineers Leonardo Fernandez Troyano, Javier Manterola and Carlos Fernandez Casado. They have a structure suspended from two big props joined in the high thing by a platform, […]

Unpublished Madrid (II) | Cristina García-Rosales
04-08-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (II) | Cristina García-Rosales

Continuation of Unpublished Madrid (I)  We continue the tour for the Barceló Cinema, opposite the Barceló Market, restored lately and, therefore, much more modern. The Barceló Cinema is in the Barceló street, doing forms a corner with Larra, and it was constructed, opposite to the gardens of the Hospice of Madrid as cinema of neighborhood. The architect was Luis Gutiérrez Soto. […]

Unpublished Madrid (I) | Cristina García-Rosales
28-07-2017 No Comments

Unpublished Madrid (I) | Cristina García-Rosales

We are going to realize a tour for Unpublished Madrid, where we will discover buildings that correspond to the modern movement in the architecture. Beginning for some racionalist buildings of the 30s or 40s of the 20th century, and ending for four skyscrapers of the Paseo de la Castellana, near the Castilla Square. Buildings, many of them, very recognized in […]

Interview to Iñaki Bergera
20-03-2017 No Comments

Interview to Iñaki Bergera

On the occasion of the recent inaugurated exhibition ‘Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970‘ in the ICO Museum we have had the opportunity to support a small conversation the commissioner of the exhibition, Iñaki Bergera on this first honoring realized in Spain to these two systems of representation of the architecture. “The cities, the monuments, […]

Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970
28-02-2017 No Comments

Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970

The ICO Museum inaugurates the exhibition ‘Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970’, that will be opened until the next May 14. This project is promoted by the Department of Promotion, organized and produced with the support of the ICO Foundation and has possessed the collaboration of PHotoEspaña as well as of the project of investigation […]

The urbanism and the housewives | Alberto Ruiz
24-10-2016 4 Comments

The urbanism and the housewives | Alberto Ruiz

In 1959 the concept of political correction still was for be inventing, so still it was possible that a newspaper of national issue, in this Blanco y Negro -ABC’s cultural supplement- an article was publishing with round this one headline.1 The article was fulfilling all the premises to call the attention: polemic holder, graphical showy and, composition especially, signatory of […]

From the architecture of the dirt to the architecture of the company | Stepienybarno
14-10-2016 No Comments

From the architecture of the dirt to the architecture of the company | Stepienybarno

El pasado 20 de noviembre 2015, Anatxu Zabalbeascoa, mientras moderaba la estupenda mesa redonda de Siza x Siza, comentó que la obra del maestro portugués, más allá de sus evidentes bondades, tenía el plus de que estaba pensada cuidando todos los detalles -incluso el poco tratado tema de la limpieza del proyecto-. Para ilustrarlo hablaba de cómo en uno de […]

A Finn in El Escorial (I) | José Ramón Hernández Correa
29-06-2015 2 Comments

A Finn in El Escorial (I) | José Ramón Hernández Correa

I have known the ludicrous history of Alvar Aalto‘s trip to Madrid, thanks to Eduardo Delgado Orusco and (once again) to Juan Daniel Fullaondo. I will interpret it very freely, to my way. Do not wait for a great historical loyalty. Or yes. Maybe this delirious story is absolutely true. Maybe it has returned what the exquisite education of the narrators had […]

Unfinished business | Silvia Blanco Agüeira
26-06-2015 No Comments

Unfinished business | Silvia Blanco Agüeira

In May, 1958 the architect and critical Italian Bruno Zevi threw a furious assault against the Universal Exhibition of Brussels, describing it as a fair of the pretenses, in which every building was fighting for the attention of the public1. Enclosed Michael Fisac roared against the structural ostentation, the sterile formalism and the architectural extravagancy without content present in the […]

Lost occasions | José Ramón Hernández Correa
02-02-2015 No Comments

Lost occasions | José Ramón Hernández Correa

Last month, the companion Joan Carles Sánchez, as consequence of a few comments that we did in twitter on the humility and the simplicity of treatment of the big teachers, suggested me to dedicate an entry of this blog to Alejandro de la Sota; not so much to expose an academic speech as to count my personal experiences with the genius. So […]

Cultural Association Dimomo Arquitectura · Didactic project and diffusion | cortaypega
15-01-2015 2 Comments

Cultural Association Dimomo Arquitectura · Didactic project and diffusion | cortaypega

In this one new delivery, we move to the south of Spain, up to Granada concretely, to know a bit more the project of playful and divulgative character, cortaypega. This initiative arises to the protection Cultural Association Dimomo Arquitectura formed in 2014 by an anxious group of architects (Miguel Centellas Soler, Sebastián Del Pino Cabello, Pablo García-Pellicer López, Ricardo Hernández […]

Do not be what | José Ramón Hernández Correa
02-01-2015 One Comment

Do not be what | José Ramón Hernández Correa

On Saturday, the 23rd of February the magnificent program Documents, of RNE, was dedicated to Miguel Fisac: “Miguel Fisac’s architecture: Concrete of meat and bone”. The good architecture ends up by triumphing, and Fisac, which was in the comb of the wave from the beginning of his professional career until the sixties, and that in the seventies suffered an unjust […]

Activities during the BIA
02-09-2014 No Comments

Activities during the BIA

Exposiciones, cine, concursos, talleres infantiles y visitas guiadas entre los días 4 y 28 de setiembre dentro del primer BIA Urban Regeneration Forum, la plataforma dedicada a la dinamización de la arquitectura y el urbanismo en Bizkaia · The cultural program starts on Thursday, the 4th with the inauguration of the first one of three foreseen exhibitions, the dedicated one […]

Bohigas's fantasies (or the advertising lies of the Catalans) | Antón Capitel
27-06-2014 3 Comments

Bohigas’s fantasies (or the advertising lies of the Catalans) | Antón Capitel

I believe honestly that Coderch is not the best architect of Spain in the 20th century, if any sense is that this definition made. Of looking for one, the best they would have been Alejandro de la Sota or Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza. None of the two was from Madrid, Jack of Pontevedra and Oíza of Navarre, but the […]

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (VI) | Raquel Martínez - Alberto Ruiz
12-05-2014 No Comments

Spaces to learn. Architecture and Teaching (VI) | Raquel Martínez – Alberto Ruiz

The architectural model of the Free Institution of Education Previously we have mentioned the influence of the Catholic Church in the educational system. This relation between Church and Education is not properly of influence, but of authentic monopoly in these years. In 1875, one circular letter of the secretary of Promotion he was warning the rectors of university of the need of […]

Liquid mass | Íñigo García Odiaga
09-05-2014 No Comments

Liquid mass | Íñigo García Odiaga

Though it could look like a terrible contradiction, already from the 50s, architects like Michael Fisac have experimented with the liquid properties of the concrete. A like cement mass that acquires a stony condition after his plotted one, but that in origin is a fluid that allows to treat it as an effective form. The concrete therefore adopts the form […]

DOCUMENTARQ.3 - Cycle of documentaries of architecture
22-04-2014 No Comments

DOCUMENTARQ.3 – Cycle of documentaries of architecture

From April 22 to May 28, 2014 19:00 h. Assembly hall of the Museum. Patio Herreriano. Valladolid. Spain Documentales-Arquitectura-Sostenibilidad To approach the architecture with different eyes, with foreign looks, with the will to share different visions, which enrich the speech. We show the mixture, the heterodoxy; the teacher turned into politician understands the industrial thing close to the historical thing, […]

Scenaries with Soul. Inventary of places to pray
08-04-2014 No Comments

Scenaries with Soul. Inventary of places to pray

“The landscapes with soul that Eduardo Delgado Orusco proposes us in this book, are landscapes of the soul calmly, with the calmness that grants to the architecture the presence of the spirit. These architectures are landscapes crossed by the breath of a soft aura, that rumor in which Elías recognized the God’s presence. How might we define better the sacred […]

Rafael Aburto, Architect
18-03-2014 No Comments

Rafael Aburto, Architect

Audio-visual on the architect Rafael Aburto (Bilbao, 1913) produced on the occasion of the monographic exhibition celebrated in the Series of arches of New Departments of Madrid from September 29 to November 13, 2005. The video is articulated on a personal interview realized to the architect in Madrid On October 19, 2004. Rafael Aburto, one of the architects distinguished from […]

Michael Fisac. The delirious history of La Pagoda
21-01-2014 No Comments

Michael Fisac. The delirious history of La Pagoda

The documentary The delirious history of La Pagoda directed by Andrés Rubio describes the demolition in July, 1999 of “The Pagoda”, one of the Michael Fisac’s most popular works. From his of La Mancha origins up to his arrival to Madrid we discover one of the most interesting, complex and unincluded architects of the pro-Franco period and of the transition […]

Visiting “The César Carlos” … (Sota, 1967-70) | Rodrigo Almonacid
30-10-2013 One Comment

Visiting “The César Carlos” … (Sota, 1967-70) | Rodrigo Almonacid

“But, teacher … I do not deal why they have led us to seeing ‘the Caesar Carlos’. One might explain it?” We were returning in bus on returning to Valladolid. It was already by night, and the day had been intense. But I could not remain without this gift that the students deliver you with unpayable generosity when you are […]

Cycle of conferences: In the centenary of the teachers
26-09-2013 No Comments

Cycle of conferences: In the centenary of the teachers

In the present year 2013 there is fulfilled the centenary of the birth of significant protagonists of the Spanish architecture of the 20th century. In honoring to these teachers, the Department of Composition of the ETSAC organizes this cycle of conference in the one that proposes to do a tour for the architectural experience that begins from 1930 and finishes […]

Spanish architects of the 20th century
09-09-2013 No Comments

Spanish architects of the 20th century

On the occasion of the X Semana of the Architecture of Madrid (September 30 – October 7), the National Library of Spain will inaugurate on October 1 an exhibition in which there will be able to be contemplated a selection of his better drawings of architecture of last century. This exhibition presents planes proceeding from the studies of seventeen Spanish […]

Centenary of three Big Architects: Fisac, Coderch and Of The Jack
05-09-2013 No Comments

Centenary of three Big Architects: Fisac, Coderch and Of The Jack

The architects we are of celebration. The centenary (1913-2013) of three big architects; Coderch, Of the Jack and Fisac, deserves that we dedicate part of our time and enthusiasm. The days and the exhibition take as a monographic content concrete aspects of the works of these three big architects and the importance of his architectural legacy. The commemorative acts of […]