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Las cafeteras de Aldo Rossi | Borja López Cotelo
19-06-2020 No Comments

Las cafeteras de Aldo Rossi | Borja López Cotelo

Las cosas no siempre son lo que parecen. Una cafetera, por ejemplo, puede ser la puerta de entrada a un hombre y a una época1. En los dibujos de Aldo Rossi aparecen de manera recurrente anónimas cafeteras como fantasmas de un pasado recordado entre la niebla del Po. Del mismo modo que sus bocetos de maniquíes aluden a esa Clase […]

Dynamic systems | Miquel Lacasta
13-03-2020 No Comments

Dynamic systems | Miquel Lacasta

The dynamical systems are a methodology developed from the area of the management by the teacher of engineering of the MIT, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Jay Forrester, and it serves to analyze dynamical phenomena of any type by means of the construction of models or malingerers with the help of a computer. The dynamical systems proposed by Forrester are […]

Prada Poole. The Perishable Architecture of Soap Bubbles
25-04-2019 No Comments

Prada Poole. The Perishable Architecture of Soap Bubbles

The literary magazine El Urogallo devoted its first issue of 1974 to a collective reflection on the contemporary human dwelling. One of the most thought-provoking articles in that publication was “La arquitectura perecedera de las pompas de jabón” [The Perishable Architecture of Soap Bubbles] by José Miguel de Prada Poole1. In it, the architect defended a new type of architecture, where the […]

Rain of light | Íñigo García Odiaga
18-02-2019 No Comments

Rain of light | Íñigo García Odiaga

Curiously, the most intense memory left in our memory by the Roman Pantheon is that of an absence, the point where matter disappears to lighten the concrete membrane of its dome, where it is more slender. In that zenith, the oculus with its nine meters in diameter, opens the interior space to the sky, allowing the air and also the […]

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

The moral condition of the materials | Javier Mozas

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. Mies van […]

Superstudio, the radical antiUtopia | Miquel Lacasta
11-05-2018 No Comments

Superstudio, the radical antiUtopia | Miquel Lacasta

Superstudio‘s work was stimulated by different intentions. Superstudio describes his own work in terms of ‘radical architecture’, ‘anti-Utopia’, ‘negative Utopia’, or ‘of guerrilla warfare’. He is, especially, Cristiano Toraldo di Francia, co-founder of the group together with Natalini, which were employed at this theoretical base. He understood the radical architecture of the decade of the 60 and beginning of the […]

Charles Correa. India´s greatest architects
30-06-2015 No Comments

Charles Correa. India´s greatest architects

Charles Correa (Born in Hyderabad, India on September 1, 1930, dead June 16, 2015) he was an Indian architect, town planner, activist, theoretically and a fundamental figure in the world panorama of the contemporary architecture. He studied architecture in the University of Michigan and in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology after which it established a study deprived in Bombay in […]

Utopia or interescalaridad | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
22-06-2015 No Comments

Utopia or interescalaridad | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

In 1974 Mariano Bayón interviews an Alejandro of the Jack isolated from the Academy, the margin already of the cultural paraphernalia of the architecture, an environment of the one that is separated voluntarily: “I will write something in a builders’ magazine, for builders” 1. Undoubtedly, the interest of Jack for the questions you will discipline they remove him from a […]

Begining to lose. An analysis of the deterioration
11-09-2014 No Comments

Begining to lose. An analysis of the deterioration

We live of backs to the degradation and the tailing. In a world where the consumerism governs our lives, paradoxically we ignore the decadence, as if the garbage and the deterioration were not forming a part intrinsic of the society and of the life same. In this book, Kevin Lynch puts the area of attention on this question and offers […]

Alberto Ferlenga - Architects without architectures. Ordinary architecture and architectural culture in the 20th century
02-06-2014 No Comments

Alberto Ferlenga – Architects without architectures. Ordinary architecture and architectural culture in the 20th century

The study of the rural and popular architecture has been an important favorable environment of the modern architecture; in her the architects have looked for the truth of the forms and the materials, his values of sustainability and of comprehension of the local values. From this context, the conference also traces the contemporary relation between educated and popular architecture. BERNARD […]

A Question of Qualities
01-11-2013 No Comments

A Question of Qualities

A Question of Qualities is a collection of eleven articles and short essays from American critic Jeffrey Kipnis (1951) on some of the most renowned architects today. The texts, written between 1990 and 2008, but not presented chronologically, address -and overflow- key aspects of current architecture. For many people, the name of Jeffrey Kipnis remains associated with Peter Eisenman and […]

Houses for Change
19-07-2013 No Comments

Houses for Change

IE Has launched the first contest “House for Change” sponsored by the School of Architecture and Design of the IE. The purpose of this contest is to consider the house like a basic and urgent element in the development and improvement of urban surroundings inhabited by people with few resources and in risk of exclusion. Students and recently graduated pertinent […]

Conference Nader Tehrani."DA DA NADAAA"
07-05-2012 2 Comments

Conference Nader Tehrani.”DA DA NADAAA”

The near Wednesday on May 9, the architect and expert in new methods of construction from multiple platforms, Nader Tehrani, will give a conference in the audience of the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, IAAC, to them 19.30h. Under the title, IT GIVES GIVES NADAAA, Tehrani will expose the spatial, structural and organizational contingencies that surround the topic of […]