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Of the complex thing. Ambiguity, Difference, Time | Miquel Lacasta
21-03-2016 No Comments

Of the complex thing. Ambiguity, Difference, Time | Miquel Lacasta

Of the complex thing. Ambiguity, Difference, Time. Speaking about the complex thing is inabarcable. It would come to be like to trace the mythical cartographic map to scale 1:1 to that Borges was referring in the story Of The Rigor of the Science.1 The task, would need such a precise description, that the described object and the description itself would […]

Of the complex thing. Previous considerations | Miquel Lacasta
18-01-2016 No Comments

Of the complex thing. Previous considerations | Miquel Lacasta

Fragile L’ordre of l’arquitectura, the fragile order of the architecture, is Joaquim Español’s delicious doctoral thesis defended in the year 1993 and directed by the philosopher Xavier Rubert de Ventós. In her of delicate and extraordinarily well written form, nevertheless Spanish is equally a poet, and therefore, an expert in handling the instrument of the writing, guides us across what […]

Of the Contextual thing, the Constructive thing and the Complex thing | Miquel Lacasta
28-12-2015 No Comments

Of the Contextual thing, the Constructive thing and the Complex thing | Miquel Lacasta

The architecture should be defined by his practice. A polyhedric practice understood as a rigorous attempt of contextualizar an eminently intellectual work in the area of the architectural project and his later necessary execution. The architecture has a conceptual vocation to produce a critical comprehension of a conjuncture, a specificity, an episode. And this commitment for dealing and cosificar a […]

The nature of the change. The nature of change you have changed | Miquel Lacasta
27-11-2015 One Comment

The nature of the change. The nature of change you have changed | Miquel Lacasta

Surely it cannot be said that everything should happen in the decade of the 60, but yes one can affirm that this one was a decade of big changes, of big social transformations, changes, that today we can observe how they are more alive than never. Looking backward, it is easy to recognize significant transformations that have his origin in […]

The hyper-time city.The Falling Man | Miquel Lacasta
19-10-2015 One Comment

The hyper-time city.The Falling Man | Miquel Lacasta

This image represents another jump to the emptiness. It is not necessary to explain the moment in which the photography was taken. The photographer of Associated Press, Richard Drew was, as different many, covering the event, according to the journalistic slang. The image is so brutal that the mere informative fact comes out. In fact the this qualified image, as […]

The beginning of the postmodern city [Der Himmel über Berlin] | Miquel Lacasta
02-10-2015 One Comment

The beginning of the postmodern city [Der Himmel über Berlin] | Miquel Lacasta

“It is wonderful, to live only in spirit, and day after day, eternally, to give faith of the spiritual thing in the persons. But sometimes I get fed up with my spiritual eternal existence. Then it wanted to stop floating eternally for the heights, wanted to notice that I have weight, which was annulling the absence of borders, and to […]

The end of the modern city [Le saut dans le vide] | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
13-07-2015 2 Comments

The end of the modern city [Le saut dans le vide] | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

The image is well-known. Yves Kelin constructs a forceful image in which he itself throws to the emptiness from what it looks like the top part of a wall, just person from a cornice. Seemingly the jump is of approximately 3 meters, probably 3,50, of height and the first physical sensation it is that of pain. As a mechanism of […]

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 […]

Eco-Quartier Carnot-Verollot (I) en Ivry-sur-Seine | archikubik
03-06-2015 No Comments

Eco-Quartier Carnot-Verollot (I) en Ivry-sur-Seine | archikubik

The urban challenge of the project of this Echo neighborhood consists of re-stirring into action principally an area disconnected of the rest of the city by the impressive presence of the cemetery Parisien de Ivry. The project is approached as an authentic process of urban sewing, between a great set of housings to the north of the lot, and the […]

Of the Brilliancy and of the Time | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
01-05-2015 One Comment

Of the Brilliancy and of the Time | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

We walk in in a mess times, what doubt it fits. The confusion, as a sticky molass, wraps us and deprives us of the necessary time to observe how despliega the reality. Before so much riot, it is necessary to be able to support a profile, a way of interacting strategic, more than tactical. When he competes for an attitude […]

Space, Place and Atmosphere | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
09-03-2015 No Comments

Space, Place and Atmosphere | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

With this sugerente title, Juhani Pallasmaa came to the ESARQ1 to give a conference the past 10 May. What follows it is a free and incomplete translation of the conference, and completed with other readings and registers or better said, an intentional interpretation and interested of one magnifies conference of architecture. The instantaneous recognition of the inherent nature of a place, […]

Symbology of the power | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
16-02-2015 No Comments

Symbology of the power | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

Daoíz and Velarde are the names of the two lions that flanquean the main façade of the congress of the deputies in Madrid. The image majestuosa of both fieras melted in bronze in the Real factory of artillery of Seville, has turned into one of the most photographed icons of the capital. The history of Benavides and Malospelos, that is […]

An approximation to a young person Eisenman | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
09-01-2015 One Comment

An approximation to a young person Eisenman | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

Between 1963 and 1973 Eisenman there writes, his doctoral thesis The Formal Basis of Modern Architecture, [1] of vital importance in his later work, in 1963, Towards an Understanding of Form in Architecture, in Architectural Design in the number 457, also in 1963, Notice on Conceptual Architecture: Towards to Definition, in Design Quaterly nº78-79 in 1970 and Cardboard Architecture; House […]

Towards a new contextuality | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
29-12-2014 No Comments

Towards a new contextuality | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

One of the possible origins of a certain revival contextualista might relapse, as affirms Eduard Bru, in the fact that the place1 has happened to be more interesting something, more active and propositivo, while city and geography, they have been mixed ineluctablemente, offering an environment much more inciting than the strictly urban one which we were having a decade behind.2 […]

Exodus, the empire of the cynic | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
31-10-2014 No Comments

Exodus, the empire of the cynic | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

Exoduses the project with which Rem Koolhaas got in the international scene of the architecture in 1972 1. Rem Koolhaas was formed as architect in the Architectural Association of London, where he studied from 1968 to 1972. The Architectural Association was in this moment an anarchic environment where Peter Cook was marking the guideline,2 but where Leon Krier and Charles Jencks […]

Readings in the common thing | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
22-09-2014 No Comments

Readings in the common thing | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

Readings in the common thing The architecture arises from a form of shared knowledge that goes beyond the architectural object. Likewise the city, it can be understood as the area of relations between architectures, individuals and natures. The whole knowledge accumulated on these triangular relations, of the building to the individual, of the individual to the nature and of the […]

Slowness | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
05-08-2014 2 Comments

Slowness | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

Slowness The architecture always has been an old man’s profession, a labor that demands the implication of an enormous quantity of time in order that an architect could be considered in condition of maturity. We all those that we recognize ourselves in the profession, agree that there are neither short-cuts nor ways of in way. The architecture is done to […]

Interative Geographies: Produces landscapes in the metropolitan area of Barcelona
23-07-2014 No Comments

Interative Geographies: Produces landscapes in the metropolitan area of Barcelona

The Technical Top School of Architecture of the Universitat Internacional of Catalonia (ESARQ-UIC) inaugurates an exhibition in the Room National Oval del Museu d’Art of Catalonia (MNAC) on Montcada-Besòs’s metropolitan territory from the works of end of degree of the pupils of architecture. It is a question of 31 projects that they take as an aim the transformation of the […]

From the constructive thing like theory | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
23-06-2014 No Comments

From the constructive thing like theory | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

From the constructive thing like theory The reality is always an organization, or complex configuration, which is constituted constant. This way raised, this affirmation stops to guess a beginning of very simple bottom: the fact that something is constructed constant it does not make it less royal, independently of which they are the pieces that integrate this construction. The fact […]

The emergency of the resistance | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
26-05-2014 No Comments

The emergency of the resistance | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

The emergency of the resistance Already he was writing Ignasi of Solà-mulberry trees in 1993, which before the structural violence of the current world, which in the shape of subtle network one has installed implacably in the reality, only three types of attitudes fit: the submission, the delinquency and the resistance.1 Today more that it is never necessary to take […]

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 […]

Of Commotions | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
17-03-2014 No Comments

Of Commotions | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

Of Commotions Today there are very few works in the contemporary art capable of provoking a commotion. It seems as if the art has derived towards a constellation of autorreferencias where the fastened artist prefers his subjectivity to any possible interpretation of the reality. It is offensive in some cases as the reflections from me, me and myself, they do […]

Diagonal Green Bcn. Re-defining Barcelona with the second Diagonal
23-07-2013 No Comments

Diagonal Green Bcn. Re-defining Barcelona with the second Diagonal

The next 23-24 of Julio will realise  the courts of TFG of the course 2012-2013 in the Disseny Hub of Barcelona. This promotion will have the Dr. Architect and professor of the ETSAB Jordi Garcés like godfather and Jury of the court. We invite you to assist, from the 10:00 hours. Direction: Disseny Hub Barcelona (DHUB)- Big Room, Plant -1 […]

The architecture, the science and Charles Jencks | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
23-05-2013 No Comments

The architecture, the science and Charles Jencks | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

The architecture, the science and Charles Jencks The paradigm of the complexity applied in the architecture and his expression in the conceptual binomial geometry and complexity arises during the decade of the 60, contrary to Charles Jencks’s position that places it at the end of the 20th century and beginning of the XXIst. The tour of this binomial starts in […]

The situation lucid look | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
13-04-2013 No Comments

The situation lucid look | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

The lucid look Situacionism “We propose to invent new scenes in movement.(…) The architecture is the way simplest to articulate the time and the space, of modulating the reality, of making dream. It is not a question only of joints and plastic modulations, expressions of beauty passenger, but of an influential modulation, which registers in the eternal arch of the […]

Constant, the Utopia receives life | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
22-10-2012 No Comments

Constant, the Utopia receives life | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

Constant, the Utopia receives life In the Utopian landscape of the sixties, where there resound names like Kurokawa, Fuller, Friedman, Archigram, Utopie or Archizoom, Constant’s project stands out for his ideological rigor. The technological Utopias of Archigram or Buckminster Fuller do not differ for social concepts of base in his offers. For these architects it is, especially, the fascination for […]

Jacobs versus Le Corbusier | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
17-09-2012 No Comments

Jacobs versus Le Corbusier | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

Jacobs versus Le Corbusier The city already cannot be a place thought from the rules, but a life space from the beginning. To many years have happened since one could have stated the failure of planning the cities in the medium and long term. Probably this system was pertinent at the beginning of the 19th century where still it was […]