Tag: monumento

Fernando Moreno Barberá, architect
15-10-2019 No Comments

Fernando Moreno Barberá, architect

He was a Spanish architect of the Modern Movement, specifically of the third generation. After his training in Germany, he stood out especially for the profusion and quality of his teaching architecture, promoted by the Law on Secondary and Professional Education (1949), although like the vast majority of European architects he also dedicated a section of his production to the […]

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

The blue of the sky | Marcelo Gardinetti

“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 unidirectional criterion […]

Architectures of the pain | Íñigo García Odiaga
19-03-2018 No Comments

Architectures of the pain | Íñigo García Odiaga

The end of the first world war in 1918, gave step to a prosperous period of political changes and social revolutions. All these changes had his reflection in the art and in the architecture, and it would be impossible to give a moderately logical explanation of the Russian forefronts, the constructivism or the international style, without the historical context arisen […]

Of the precipice of the statue | Pedro Hernández
21-08-2017 One Comment

Of the precipice of the statue | Pedro Hernández

“Construct a monument him to the monument”, it was saying one of the front pages of the magazine of critique of Caín art. I joust almost at the same time as this publication was going out, one was presenting officially the last work of the Mexican artist Sebastián: the Warrior Chimalli, an enormous sculpture of red color of 60 meters […]

Architecture and Ornamentation drawings from the National Library of the XIX century
17-11-2016 No Comments

Architecture and Ornamentation drawings from the National Library of the XIX century

This new exhibition of the National Library – curated by Pedro Moleón and Isabel García-Toraño – is articulated in seven different sections: Personalities, Academy (which is divided into three sections: Classical Orders, Architecture and Perspective and Obtaining the title of architect in The Royal Academy of San Fernando), The Journey (divided in turn into Spain Journey and Travelling outside Spain), […]

Do you know Louis Kahn's work? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
08-02-2016 One Comment

Do you know Louis Kahn’s work? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

I know that the facts will be revealing the immense lie through that we live here. And without stopping being alert I insist on going beyond her. I take so again, the topic of my visit to the Bauhaus Universität in Weimar, Germany, remembering on what already I commented it brings over of my desire to explain of what way […]

Tapio Wirkkala: Monument Saivaara, 1978. Finnish Lapland
06-10-2015 No Comments

Tapio Wirkkala: Monument Saivaara, 1978. Finnish Lapland

The Latin-American Institute of Finland presents today on Tuesday, the 6th of October in Madrid the exhibition Tapio Wirkkala: Monumento Saivaara, 1978. Finnish Lapland. There treats itself about the sample of an artistic project concerning this one little known but very significant work Land Art that never managed to be constructed. The Monument Saivaara is a Tapio Wirkkala´s work (1915-85), […]

Architecture and truth. A course of critique
02-12-2014 No Comments

Architecture and truth. A course of critique

Opposite to the forms of horror (malignant or “kitsch”), opposite to the horror of the false, easy and retro-sentimental forms (you form half liberal, half fascists), eleven lessons offer here for an alone poetical equation, that is to say, unartistic: Architecture = Civilization = Rationality = Modernity. Probably she could protect us from the obscene comical, decorated and plebeian facilismo […]

Javier Cenicacelaya and Iñigo Saloña: Rafael Manzano Martos Award 2014
21-10-2014 No Comments

Javier Cenicacelaya and Iñigo Saloña: Rafael Manzano Martos Award 2014

The Prize Rafael Manzano Martos grants anually from the year 2012 to architects whose work that has stood out, well in the field of the restoration or in that of the new work, for his defense of the values of the architectural Spanish traditions. It is a question of the major prize of architecture granted in Spain and owes to […]

Rafael Manzano Martos and Restoration of Monuments Award 2014
15-10-2014 No Comments

Rafael Manzano Martos and Restoration of Monuments Award 2014

Javier Cenicacelaya and Íñigo Saloña are the winners of the Prize Rafael Manzano of Classic Architecture and Restoration of Monuments 2014 obtained by the labor that they have developed during decades of defense and putting in practice of a more conscious architecture of the context and of the needs of his inhabitants, capable of integrating the local tradition and the […]

Rafael Manzano Martos Prize 2014 (summons)
09-04-2014 No Comments

Rafael Manzano Martos Prize 2014 (summons)

RAPHAEL APPLE TREE MARTOS OF ARCHITECTURE CLÁSICAY RESTORATION OF MONUMENTS PRIZE 2014 The Prize Rafael Manzano Martos of Classic Architecture and Restoration of Monuments is granted to alive professionals whose work personifies the classic and traditional beginning of the architecture and the urbanism in the contemporary world. The set of the work of the chosen candidate not only must be […]

Rafael Manzano Martos Award 2013
16-09-2013 No Comments

Rafael Manzano Martos Award 2013

Luis Fernando Gómez-Stern and Ignacio Medina and Fernandez of Cordova, Duke of Segorbe, winners of the Prize Rafael Manzano Martos of Classic Architecture and Restoration of Monuments for his integral restoration of the Jewry of Seville. Summoned by The Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust and the School of Architecture of the University of Notre Dame (Indiana, The United States), […]

Rafael Manzano Martos Award 2013 (winner)
13-09-2013 No Comments

Rafael Manzano Martos Award 2013 (winner)

The juror of the Prize of Classic Architecture and Restoration of Monuments Rafael Manzano Martos has decided to grant the award of the year 2013 to the equipment formed by the architect Luis Fernando Gómez-Stern and the designer and inspirator of the integral restoration of the former Jewry of Seville, Ignacio Medina y Fernández de Córdoba, Duke of Segorbe. The […]

Pumarejo de Tera's church [Michael Fisac]
09-04-2013 No Comments

Pumarejo de Tera’s church [Michael Fisac]

Pumarejo de Tera’s church is a work of the architect Michael Fisac, his construction uncovers an interesting history that uses as base to the present investigation. Without license or construction company, they were the own neighbors who coordinated take charge of his construction. Forming a part of the investigation entire Architecture he has proposed the experience for his cataloguing as […]

Tomb and Monument | Íñigo García Odiaga
18-02-2013 No Comments

Tomb and Monument | Íñigo García Odiaga

Was saying Adolf Loos, that only there is a small part of the architecture that belongs to the art: the funeral monument and the commemorative monument. Everything else, that one that serves for an end, that one that has a concrete functionality, to live, to work, leisure, had to remain excluded from the kingdom of the art. The vision funcionalista […]

Notebook of New York (y VII) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
16-08-2012 No Comments

Notebook of New York (y VII) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from… Last day of the trip coincided with the visit to the Museum of the City, a building near the Guggenheim projected in 1932 by Joseph H. Freedlander with an neocolonial architecture neocolonial so different from the concebida for Wright in the first half of century. There, like a magnificent closing of the voyage, there was showing himself the sample The […]

Notebook of New York (VI) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
07-08-2012 No Comments

Notebook of New York (VI) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from In the book Great Streets, Allan B. Jacobs dedicates the second part to compiling a series of «streets that they teach». Between them the Fifth Avenue, at a height of Central Park. Jacobs aims that «Both the park and the street seem of easy access». Concerning the Fifth Avenue they turn out to be different of the principal museums of New […]

Notebook of New York (V) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
07-08-2012 No Comments

Notebook of New York (V) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from The fingerprint of the teachers remains indelible in the plot of New York. To the distant and passionate presence of Le Corbusier, from his provocative initiation visit of up to his retreat with the disenchantment for the building of the UN in 1947, adds those of other teachers, between them both paradigms of the architectural modernity. Frank Lloyd Wright […]

Notebook of New York (IV) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
06-07-2012 One Comment

Notebook of New York (IV) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from The High Line supposes the meeting with the city of the 30s – decade in the one that constructed the air line of railroad herself to avoid the dangerousness of sharing the street with the pedestrians – and the Nueva York of the 21st century, when the routes – in disuse from 1980-were claimed by the citizens. It is […]

Notebook of New York (III) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
21-06-2012 One Comment

Notebook of New York (III) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from For Le Corbusier, the skyscrapers of New York were too small. – they are not big enough – he said, answering to the journalists who interviewed it in the MoMA, within a few hours of his arrival to the United States in 1935. Surprised by the observation, they will attend to the explanation of the architect, developed later […]

Notebook of New York (II) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
17-06-2012 One Comment

Notebook of New York (II) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from Geography and geometry have been intimately joined from the origins of the urbanism. Across the geometry the planning of the cultures became simple, and also the construction of the city. The plot reticulada not only allows the control of the present – and the assumption of the past – but it shelters the future growth, theoretically immensely. The […]

Notebook of New York (I) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
16-06-2012 2 Comments

Notebook of New York (I) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

The trip to a city known always is a fascinating experience. Even more if it is a question of a destination chased for time, which visit turns into an ansíada put and, at the same time, in the beginning of new reflections and trips in the space and the time, that they extend and recall the own experience. These days […]