Tag: Moisés Puente

From time to time a talking dog and other writings appear
17-09-2019 No Comments

From time to time a talking dog and other writings appear

5.0 01 This compilation of texts by Chilean architect Smiljan Radić covers twenty years of written production. The texts were written for various reasons: on the occasion of the publication of a book, as conferences or to accompany an exhibition. They are an invaluable complement to better understand the work of this magnificent architect, but they can also be read independently, […]

The car house | Íñigo García Odiaga
24-06-2019 No Comments

The car house | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 Between 1934 and 1935 Mies van der Rohe developed the study of patio houses. Houses that are reduced to a minimum domestic program, which are isolated from the city, without a concrete context beyond their own inhabitant, a hypothetical Mies.1 But among all these houses there is a unique proposal, the so-called Patio House “with garage”. The orthogonality […]

Premio Peña Ganchegui 2019
02-04-2019 No Comments

Premio Peña Ganchegui 2019

5.0 02 Cuando se cumplen diez años de la muerte del arquitecto Luis Peña Ganchegui, se convoca la segunda edición del galardón que lleva su nombre, dirigido a la joven arquitectura vasca y dotado con una retribución de 6.000 € en metálico. De carácter bienal, el premio fue creado en 2017 por el Departamento de Medio Ambiente, Planificación Territorial y […]

Atmospheric time | Miquel Lacasta
10-08-2018 No Comments

Atmospheric time | Miquel Lacasta

5.0 01 Atmosphere and climate. In one of his writings, Olafur Eliasson speaks about the atmospheric time.1 In the introduction to the above-mentioned text, The Museums are Radical, Eliasson develops a small statement of the interaction between time and energy. I do not know exactly why it has turned into artist of head-board of many architects, but it is necessary […]

The blue of the sky | Marcelo Gardinetti
20-04-2018 No Comments

The blue of the sky | Marcelo Gardinetti

4.5 02 “I believe that when the architecture appears the aim to be able to be trasmitida, of being able to interpret the situations of the reality and places inside the historical rational process, it is in conditions to have progressive character”. Aldo Rossi1 From the 60s, Aldo Rossi‘s texts express a way of seeing the architecture that contradicts the […]

The Bunshaft case. Notes on the fragility | José Antonio Sumay Rey
13-03-2017 No Comments

The Bunshaft case. Notes on the fragility | José Antonio Sumay Rey

5.0 02 Few cases there is more paradigmatic on the question of the conservation of the modern architecture that the case Bunshaft. Rough man and of few words, Gordon Bunshaft (1909-1990) is known internationally by the Lever House (1952) and by his work in the signature Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) where it would develop all his career until 1979. His […]

Conversations with Enric Miralles
25-10-2016 No Comments

Conversations with Enric Miralles

0.0 00 Enric Miralles (1955-2000) is considered to be one of the figures key to understand the Spanish recent architecture and many of the topics appellants who today manage in the architectural contemporary practice and the theory. This book gathers a conversation, unpublished till now, that the Barcelonian architect supported with Enrique Walker in 1999 immediately after a writing of […]

One morning in Can Lis | José Antonio Sumay Rey
08-08-2016 No Comments

One morning in Can Lis | José Antonio Sumay Rey

5.0 02 “It is a question of a house, of the stars or of the desert, which constitutes his beauty is invisible.” The little prince Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Last summer accompanied of my family, I could visit Can Lis, the house that Jørn Utzon constructed himself in the surrounding areas of I Carry Petro, Majorca. Khan Lis is one of […]

“100 years with Alejandro de la Sota” in Tarragona
18-11-2014 No Comments

“100 years with Alejandro de la Sota” in Tarragona

0.0 00 Today on Tuesday, the 18th of November to the 16.30 h the exhibition will be inaugurated in Tarragona “100 years by Alejandro de la Sota”, produced by the collaboration of the Alejandro de la Sota Foundation. The inauguration, at the expense of the Secretary of Promotion, Ms Dña Ana Pastor Julián, places inside the acts of commemoration of […]

Reading is to breathe, is to develop. Olafur Eliasson's writings
08-08-2014 No Comments

Reading is to breathe, is to develop. Olafur Eliasson’s writings

0.0 00 Reading is to breathe, is to develop is the first publication that gathers Olafur Eliasson’s texts written up to the date. Across twenty-four brief tests and of the evocativas images of some of his works, the Danish artist of Icelandic origin presents the topics more appellants of his artistic path and invites us to think about his complex […]

Jørn Utzon. Conversations and other writings
05-08-2014 No Comments

Jørn Utzon. Conversations and other writings

0.0 00 “The human beings experience his environments in different degrees. If one takes an extreme sensibility as the incident of the light and of the shades, as the color and as the space that him makes a detour, then it has the innate qualities of an architect and an artist. If one not only is receptive, but also it […]

Conversations with Mies van der Rohe. American certainties
01-08-2014 No Comments

Conversations with Mies van der Rohe. American certainties

5.0 01 “When we begin a project we do not think about the form, think about the correct way of using the materials; later we accept the result. When we work we allow that the big ideas should remain in the air. We do not want that they go down. Often we are surprised with the result. I compile the […]

Alejandro de la Sota. Writings, conversations, conferences
25-07-2014 No Comments

Alejandro de la Sota. Writings, conversations, conferences

0.0 00 The work of the architect Alejandro de la Sota (Pontevedra, 1913 – Madrid, 1996) has been spread profusely so much in Spain as abroad and his influence has been left to feel in several generations of Spanish contemporary architects. In spite of the attention that has lent to his work, the same thing has not happened with his […]

Interior. Spanish pavilion
23-06-2014 No Comments

Interior. Spanish pavilion

5.0 01 Interior. Spanish pavilion. The Biennial XIVth of Architecture of Venice 2014 Catalogue of the Spanish Pavilion in the Biennial show XIV of Venice 2014 edited by the Foundation Arquia. He gathers the Interior exhibition that has carried out the equipment of the comisariado that has directed Iñaki los Abuse, formed by Inmaculate Conception And. Maluenda, Enrique Encabo y […]

Alejandro de la Sota. Dalla materia all'astrazione
29-04-2014 No Comments

Alejandro de la Sota. Dalla materia all’astrazione

0.0 00 Coinciding with the exhibition with Milan “Alejandro de la Sota: Opere e Progetti”, it presented the book “Alejandro de la Sota. Dalla Materia all’Astrazione”. The edition, at the expense of the Arquitecta and Teacher of the Technical one of Milan Orsina Simona Pierini, socia of the Foundation, assembles texts of Juan Antonio Cortés, Josep Llinás, Juan Navarro Baldeweg, José Manuel […]

100 years with Alejandro de la Sota
15-04-2014 One Comment

100 years with Alejandro de la Sota

0.0 00 One hundred years after his birth, the CGAC holds an exhibition devoted to Spanish architect Alejandro de la Sota (Pontevedra, Spain, 1913 – Madrid, Spain, 1996). The show, which is organised by ICO Foundation in collaboration with the Alejandro de la Sota Foundation, reflects on the man, his work, his teaching and perhaps most relevant of all, how relevant […]

The penalty of Jørn Utzon | Borja Lopez Cotelo
03-03-2014 One Comment

The penalty of Jørn Utzon | Borja Lopez Cotelo

5.0 01 The night of June 20, 1976 it was falling a thin rain on Belgrade. Antonín walked his skinny figure for forty meters that separate the midfield of the penalty spot, placed the ball and moved back to take run. It raised the head. Before him, this Sepp Maier’s bony and fierce face; maybe then he remembered Zdeněk Hruška, […]

Of vocations | Borja Lopez Cotelo
16-09-2013 One Comment

Of vocations | Borja Lopez Cotelo

5.0 01 Nobody in my neighborhood knew to Mies Van der Rohe. The children we were not dreaming of being Alvar Aalto because our altar they were occupying it Bruce Lee, Rocky Balboa, Peio Uralde or Zoran Stojadinovic. I, who was a bit rare, sometimes was changing aim and was aspiring to happen to the great Sempé. The days were passing […]

2G N.58/59 Kazuo Shinohara
06-10-2011 54 Comments

2G N.58/59 Kazuo Shinohara

0.0 00 Kazuo Shinohara (1925-2006) is the most influential Japanese architect of his generation in the Japanese current architecture. His long shade includes from Toyo Ito, Itsuko Hasegawa and Kazunari Sakamoto, happening for Kazuyo Sejima, up to coming to the numerous excellent young architect’s offices of today. Nevertheless, nowadays his work is known scarcely in the western countries, partly due […]

2G N.56 Ábalos+Sentkiewicz
25-01-2011 30 Comments

2G N.56 Ábalos+Sentkiewicz

5.0 01 Since its foundation in 2006, the work done by Ábalos+Sentkiewicz , one of the two offices into which the defunct Ábalos&Herreros studio split, has stood out on the Spanish and international architecture scene for its original synthesis of technical rigour, formal richness and its integrating of architecture, landscape and environment. This number of 2G presents 15 recent works […]