Tag: movimiento moderno

Berthold Lubetkin. Architecture and the tradition of progress
19-07-2013 No Comments

Berthold Lubetkin. Architecture and the tradition of progress

Few architectural monographs collect in a complete way the entire life and works of one author. Berthold Lubetkin. Architecture and the tradition of progress is certainly one of those cases. The book, originally published by RIBA in 1992 has just been reprinted and completed by Artifice Books in an essential volume. Berthold Lubetkin (1901-1990) came from Russia to United Kingdom […]

Re:Collection
14-06-2013 No Comments

Re:Collection

The sample RE:COLLECTION, which will be able to be visited until the next July 31 in LASEDE of the Architects’ College of Madrid, gathers part of the collection of postcards of architecture of the 20th century of the architect Rafael Cazorla. The exhibition, comisariada for Inés Caballero, will help to understand the complexity of the shared languages of this epoch, […]

Absent manifests | bRijUNi
07-06-2013 5 Comments

Absent manifests | bRijUNi

In the year 2007 the magazine Icon, to celebrate his number 50, entrusts 50 manifests to some other artists, designers, town planners and architects between whom we can mention to Rem Koolhaas, Greg Lynn, Zaha Hadid or Steven Holl. His publishing house, which was beginning with the judgment: “The age of the manifest has ended”, it ended up by claiming […]

DON´T discontinue the architect Juan Argenti´s the building
07-06-2013 No Comments

DON´T discontinue the architect Juan Argenti´s the building

This building, of the year 1939, that saves in his breast the culture of a determinate period, no only because it obtained licence in so distinguished year, but because his architecture answers to the movements renovadores of the Modern Movement. It is exceptional the adaptation that does the architect to the local climatological conditions, placing this ostentoso roof on a […]

Everything it has a beginning | Jorge Meijide
06-05-2013 No Comments

Everything it has a beginning | Jorge Meijide

Everything it has a beginning The architecture endures to live and to live endures, inexcusably, the inhabitant. Without this one we can speak about sculpture, about certain artistic facilities or about formal games, all of them of indisputable value propositivo, but difficultly we can speak about architecture in his more wide and extensive expression. This one to live carries a […]

Soviet Modernism, Unknown History
12-04-2013 No Comments

Soviet Modernism, Unknown History

The idea is extended of that all the creative effort of three decades one invested in solving the pressing problem of the housing, which supposed the raising of entire neighborhoods based on buildings, gray of void architectural interest and desangelados: a landscape that abroad was identified by the uniformity that was creating the communism. To this period there was called […]

Defense of the defensible thing | bRijUNi
01-02-2013 2 Comments

Defense of the defensible thing | bRijUNi

The history of the contemporary architecture, that is to say, from “the death” of the modern movement, it is the history of the search of the approximation to the company. First with the review that the young members of the CIAM propose in the TEAM 10, looking for an urbanism more human and nearer to what today we name fenomenología. […]

The Cité Moderne (1922-1925)
27-11-2012 No Comments

The Cité Moderne (1922-1925)

Group of houses located in the city garden Berchem Sainte Agathe in Koekelberg’s district of Brussels, which shows the direct influence of the Dutch modernists. Constructed between 1922 and 1925 for the Cooperative Company of social housing, I Mentioned Moderne it includes 275 units, each one is orientated towards the Sun, to receive the majority of the daylight and possesses […]

D'Onofrio House. Bianco+Córdova+Williams | Aldo G. Facho Dede
16-07-2012 One Comment

D’Onofrio House. Bianco+Córdova+Williams | Aldo G. Facho Dede

The house D’Onofrio, projected and constructed in 1949, is an important project to understand him evolution of the of Lima architecture. Not so publicized as the Wiracocha of Miró Quesada (1946), but with a sum of components of high architectural value and that sure came out in other projects. It was a mask of the magazine “The Peruvian Architect” in […]

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [V] | Cristina García-Rosales
24-04-2012 2 Comments

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [V] | Cristina García-Rosales

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [IV] | Cristina García-Rosales Crossed by some Niemeyer’s buildings. Let’s be going to do now a short tour for the most out-standing buildings, as if we were in Brasilia visiting the city and we had access to enter them. Planned buildings all for the architect Niemeyer. I think […]

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [III] | Cristina García-Rosales
10-04-2012 4 Comments

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [III] | Cristina García-Rosales

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [II] | Cristina García-Rosales The 20th century and the Modern Movement What did happen with the arrival of the 20th century? The need to implant a formula hygienist and humanist inside an igalitarian concept of bottom, especially, from the end of the guerras mundial, did that architects and […]

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [I] | Cristina García-Rosales
27-03-2012 2 Comments

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [I] | Cristina García-Rosales

” The beauty is imposed in the sensibility of the human being “ Oscar Niemeyer Introduction The desire to plan an ideal city understood as area of life has is started in different moments of the history. Thinkers and architects have developed his aptitude to imagine, to feel and, later, to construct in the space, places capable of sheltering igalitarian […]

Heritage and Progress. The Modern Movement in the Andalusian architecture. 1925-1965.
05-12-2011 61 Comments

Heritage and Progress. The Modern Movement in the Andalusian architecture. 1925-1965.

During the 20th century the Andalusian cities, in tuning in with the western world, experienced a growth of an importance not known up to the date. This development generally associated with the lack of identity and the urban congestion, was a product of the joint action of architects, engineers, town planners and sociologists who were looking for the progress and […]

Remembering Manuel Ángel Ganoza | Fernando Freire Forga
13-10-2011 61 Comments

Remembering Manuel Ángel Ganoza | Fernando Freire Forga

El arquitecto Manuel Ángel Ganoza Plaza nació en Trujillo – Perú el 01 de Octubre de 1930. Los estudios primarios y secundarios los realizó en la ciudad de Trujillo y Lima respectivamente. Entre los años de 1950 y 1954, estudió la carrera de Arquitectura en la Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería en Lima, obteniendo luego el título de Ingeniero-Arquitecto en Enero […]

The Modern Form in the One-family Peruvian Housing 1950-1970 | Fernando Freire Forga
28-07-2011 24 Comments

The Modern Form in the One-family Peruvian Housing 1950-1970 | Fernando Freire Forga

The modern movement arises as consequence of the social ideology of the epoch, the artistic evolution, the technological reached advances and the new trends of life in the developed countries. Critics recount, that chronologically the modern architecture, is recognized after the artistic revolution happened during the forefronts of beginnings of the 20th century. The modernity, with a new look to […]

Le Corbusier: Vers une architecture, 1923
16-06-2011 1,391 Comments

Le Corbusier: Vers une architecture, 1923

During certain time the interests of Le Corbusier ranged between the architecture and the painting, after his movement to Paris in 1917. Together with Amédée Ozenfant it founded the movement named purism, creating taverns in which it was combining the scientific character of the cubism with a classic sense of the harmony. This association of modernity and classicism turned into […]

Practice of the Multifamiliar Architecture in Lima | Fernando Freire Forga
25-05-2011 40 Comments

Practice of the Multifamiliar Architecture in Lima | Fernando Freire Forga

As part of the works of investigation developed up to the date, later there is done a brief historical – graphical review of the architectural multifamiliar context in the city of Lima, for which three periods have decided: 1. The Consolidation of the Modern Architecture 1950 – 1970, 2.-The Postmodern Period and of Transition 1970 – 1990 and 3.-The Period […]

¿De verdad no conoces a Fray Coello de Portugal? | Manuel López Carregal
05-05-2010 3 Comments

¿De verdad no conoces a Fray Coello de Portugal? | Manuel López Carregal

If in a conversation on Architecture arose the name of Francisco Coello of Portugal How would remain you? If besides the one who appoints it adorns with face of admiration and regocijo this moment How would remain you? I remained me quiet. It did not know who was neither neither how had gone in in the conversation. My perplejidad, far […]

Heritage. Building of the Faculty of Engineering and Attached Sciences | Julio Vilamajó
20-11-2009 No Comments

Heritage. Building of the Faculty of Engineering and Attached Sciences | Julio Vilamajó

 The project arises in a stage in which the national incursions in the ” modern architecture ” have given already his first fruits. If one has to find a modal this of the work they might be the headquarters of the ” modern movement “: the building of the Bauhaus in Dessau of 1926, with similar image inside the same […]

The crisis of the Modulor, from the Modulor | Rafael de Cáceres
07-09-2009 No Comments

The crisis of the Modulor, from the Modulor | Rafael de Cáceres

This writing treats of a concrete passage of the history of the architecture: that of the crisis of the Modulor because of his disability to generalize the measure of 226 cm (the man with the elevated arm) as minimal height of the housings, and of how this crisis might have excelled if Corbusier had added the series v5 in the […]

Sobre la villa Hutheesing-Shodhan: pormenores de un encargo | María Candela Suárez
02-09-2009 One Comment

Sobre la villa Hutheesing-Shodhan: pormenores de un encargo | María Candela Suárez

In the volumes 5 and 6 of the OEuvre Complète appear two versions for the villa Hutheesing – Shodhan. They correspond to the deliveries of October 24, 1951 and of May, 1953, respectively. Nevertheless, the drawing FLC 6463 exposes a ” Schéma comparatif des trois stades principaux of l’étude ” 2, where there is included, besides those, a third version […]

“Space in the Time” | Aldo G. Facho Dede
23-02-2009 No Comments

“Space in the Time” | Aldo G. Facho Dede

The first document written and published by a Peruvian architect in the one that speaks himself clearly on the new architecture that is in preparation as consequence of a structural change in the company. According to the architect this Adolfo Córdova it is going to be the material that motivated the desire of change and renovation in the students of […]