Tag: naturaleza

Interview William J. R. Curtis (II) | bRijUNi
27-01-2017 No Comments

Interview William J. R. Curtis (II) | bRijUNi

We continue with the second part of the interview William J. R. Curtis on the occasion of the reissue of the book “Le Corbusier. Ideas and Forms”. Con respecto a la historia y a la posible continuidad hegeliana de la que hablábamos antes, en el contexto actual, ¿Cree que existe una posición comúnmente aceptada sobre la necesidad de conocerla, tal […]

Interview William J. R. Curtis (I) | bRijUNi
20-01-2017 No Comments

Interview William J. R. Curtis (I) | bRijUNi

In the year 2015, coinciding with 50 anniversary of the death of the prolific teacher Le Corbusier, the publishing house Phaidon re-edited the extension of the book Le Corbusier. Ideas and Forms by William J.R Curtis, historian of the architecture, critic, writer, painter and British photographer. William J.R Curtis is specially known by his critique of the history of the modern architecture and his […]

Objet trouvé [06] : Stirling and the vane of the Florey | Rodrigo Almonacid
07-11-2016 No Comments

Objet trouvé [06] : Stirling and the vane of the Florey | Rodrigo Almonacid

In the moment to project the building Florey for the Queens College (St. Clements, Oxford, 1968-71), James Stirling already had seen finished two of his better works: the School of Engineering of the University of Leicester (1959-63) and the library of the Faculty of History for the University of Cambridge (1964-67). Three projects constitute his already mythical “Red Trilogy”, name […]

Charles Ventrillon | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
17-10-2016 138 Comments

Charles Ventrillon | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

Fifty years ago we had a teacher in the Faculty of Architecture that it was teaching to draw. His education nothing had to see with tricks or formulae but with foundations, with what it precedes the act itself of drawing, it might be said. He was saying to us for example that it was important to observe in general, which […]

Pedra da Rá Viewing-point | Carlos Seoane
29-06-2016 No Comments

Pedra da Rá Viewing-point | Carlos Seoane

The project of the viewing-point of the “Pedra da Rá” is an action based on the municipal program “Riveira Atlántica 2015” that tries to promote between others the tourist possibilities of Riveira’s town hall. Inside this program there is designed the recovery of several viewing-points and between them one entrusts us the recovery and improvement of the viewing-point known as […]

Master's in Landscape Architecture Juana de Vega 2016-2017
28-06-2016 2 Comments

Master’s in Landscape Architecture Juana de Vega 2016-2017

The Master ‘s Degree in Landscape Architecture Juana de Vega offers specialized and multidisciplinary training in planning, design, management and conservation of the landscape at different levels, in a discipline of growing interest nationally and internationally, as is the Landscape Architecture . This is an official master taught by the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) and the University of […]

Anomaly | Wayward Wandering
25-01-2016 No Comments

Anomaly | Wayward Wandering

The word does anomaly come from the Greek ἀν and ὁμαλός, that is to say ‘not equal’, that does not conform to the general rule, the norm, the habitual behavior. In the area of the physical sciences, for example, it represents any variation with regard to a model of reference, in linguistics it indicates the irregularity in the conjugation of a […]

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 […]

Kahn in Exeter | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
11-01-2016 31 Comments

Kahn in Exeter | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

When Luis Kahn (1901-1974) made to himself present in the world of the architecture, from his offers for Philadelphia and the construction of the Medical Towers of the University of Pennsylvania (1957-65), the impact of his work, and especially of his speech, it was extraordinary. To his death it might be said that they did not remain followers but adorers, […]

Flat and parallel | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
25-12-2015 One Comment

Flat and parallel | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

In occasions the man lives strange territories, inhospitable as a frozen desert, hostile as the chill wind of the glaciers. For some strange reason, we have belonged to these places and have adapted to his nature from the coat, the culture or the management of the ecosystems. The architecture means to understand in the first instance the environmental consequences of […]

Bridges | Wayward Wandering
16-11-2015 2 Comments

Bridges | Wayward Wandering

A bridge is a construction that takes the persons of a site to other one happening on an obstacle, a barrier. A bridge can provide, in addition, cover, protection. María Moliner says “Construction of any class, fixed, provisional, detachable, etc., done on a river or a cut of the area to happen from a shore or across. Hereinafter the dictionary […]

Juan Rivas´ architecture and night landscapes | Luis Gil Pita
09-11-2015 No Comments

Juan Rivas´ architecture and night landscapes | Luis Gil Pita

I write these lines with a species of feeling fault for speaking about an artist and of his work, which I knew some time ago, and the present one to which this exhibition corresponds, because it gets used to speaking of the artistic object and of his creator to explain it, something that I believe in the bottom is totally […]

House in Perbes | Jorge Salgado Cortizas
09-09-2015 No Comments

House in Perbes | Jorge Salgado Cortizas

“The man must identify with his home and his environment. Belonging is a basic emotional need.” Team 10 It is investigated not only by constructive systems, but by the same concept of living, doing a strategic use of the emplacement. The house assumes his belonging to the rural core; a volume of stone lodged in the area and a viewing-point […]

The errant parish | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
17-08-2015 No Comments

The errant parish | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

The camp demands opened field, contingency and movement. His fragility, lightness and horizontal condition, has spread out of analogous form so much in the military campaign as the vacation accession, both in the emergency and in the fair or the circus. The camp fascinates for his capacity of nomadism and his ephemeral vocation of alteration of the landscape: it fascinates […]

Revealing the past | Íñigo García Odiaga
13-04-2015 217 Comments

Revealing the past | Íñigo García Odiaga

Paul Scheebart was saying in 1914 in the text Glasarchitektur that the architecture had to change and evolve adopting the glass as paradigm of the modernity and of a company more raised culturally. The constructions of walls of load with small windows had to transform in opened buildings that were introducing the light of the Sun, of the moon and […]

Teachers | Antonio S. Rio Vázquez
16-01-2015 No Comments

Teachers | Antonio S. Rio Vázquez

«When the students had put his ideas on the paper, Kahn was helping them with his critiques, which were direct and of the maximum value. Often there were energetic and interesting discussions between the teachers of engineering and of architecture when the concept, the solutions and applications of a project in I make concrete they were different. The students were […]

Domesticating the mountain | Íñigo García Odiaga
15-12-2014 4 Comments

Domesticating the mountain | Íñigo García Odiaga

The autumn is maybe the epoch of the year the most related to the mountain, before the winter when it begins the intense cold and the forests show an unsurpassable image. A type of architecture that is tied intimately to this activity, that of the refuge of mountain. The architects who investigated the minimal working housing, and the solutions standardized […]

Ifac ' 14. International festival of Art and Construction
17-07-2014 No Comments

Ifac ‘ 14. International festival of Art and Construction

One more year this festival will celebrate his third edition between the near ones 11 and On August 20 in Covarrubias, (Burgos), where there will coexist 300 young women of the whole world. A bet that proposes to join reflection and action to look for a rural self-sufficient future. Thirty architectural workshops constitute the vertebral column of the event, which […]

Drawing the nature | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
16-06-2014 One Comment

Drawing the nature | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

Of many infamies that the architects we promote often, the fact of drawing the nature constitutes, probably, the most beautiful. In our planes there turn out to be represented somehow trees and plants, rivers and seas, oceans devoid of the sky blue one of the maps. But perhaps is it possible to condense the tides or the landscapes in a […]

The corporeal image. Imagination and imaginary in the architecture
06-05-2014 No Comments

The corporeal image. Imagination and imaginary in the architecture

The unlimited production and mercantilización of the images in the contemporary culture it has relegated the concept of ‘image’ to a superficial form, estilizada and ephemeral of artistic representation and of visual communication. Nevertheless, the images constitute an essential vehicle for the perception, the thought, the language and the memory and, in the set of the imaginary one that forms […]

Stadium of athletics in Olot, by RCR | Halldóra Arnardóttir - Javier Sánchez Merina
28-03-2014 No Comments

Stadium of athletics in Olot, by RCR | Halldóra Arnardóttir – Javier Sánchez Merina

There remember the authors of this place for the leisure and the sport: “We live through the project in the middle of big confrontations between the athletes on the one hand and the ecologists for other one. The first ones did not want any tree, the second ones did not want that any tree was demolished.” Olot, a small people […]

Architectural tours in Mexico (documentary series)
27-03-2014 No Comments

Architectural tours in Mexico (documentary series)

Series of videoes of architectural works for that there looks the recognition of the national values doing crossed by some of the most significant spaces of Mexico. In Architectural Tours of Mexico we have proposed to realize a series of documentary videoes on some architectural specially significant works of Mexico. The offer is to realize a series of tours that […]

Park and Interpretation of the Cave Art Center | RVR Arquitectos
26-03-2014 No Comments

Park and Interpretation of the Cave Art Center | RVR Arquitectos

This building places inside the archaeological park of the cave art, receives explanatory spaces opened the public and others of investigation of specialized use. It is placed to the south of the archaeological area, and forms with her an unitary project of intervention in the landscape directed to the recovery of the whole area and to the comprehension of the […]

The architecture of the silence | Marcelo Gardinetti
24-02-2014 4 Comments

The architecture of the silence | Marcelo Gardinetti

The meanings of the word I silence they allow to establish a multiplicity of allegoric images that can be applied indistinctly to different contexts. Understood as absence of noise, it allows to interpret an introverted profile of reflection. In the architectural fact, a silent intervention can turn out to be that one who does not interfere with the natural characteristics […]

Local geometries | Íñigo García Odiaga
14-02-2014 2 Comments

Local geometries | Íñigo García Odiaga

The places, the landscapes, have a personality, a character, a stamp that at some time has been defined as a Genius Loci, a local spirit. To preserve this character and even to amplify it is the last aim of any artistic or architectural work that leaves of the urban territory and that faces the nature and the landscape. In the […]

Secrets of the architecture · Course of interpretation of the architecture
17-09-2013 No Comments

Secrets of the architecture · Course of interpretation of the architecture

From October 10, 2013 until June 5, 2014, will take place in the Luis Seoane Foundation the course Secrets of the Architecture. After the first edition, the club of architecture of the Foundation Luis Seoane proposes the second return. It is a question of an initiative that it will assemble throughout eight months an exceptional set of professionals who will […]

Countersigning the topography | Marcelo Gardinetti
30-08-2013 No Comments

Countersigning the topography | Marcelo Gardinetti

“Paul Klee does not deserve a museum, but a landscape”. Renzo Piano’s reflection with regard to the Paul KleeCenter ensues energy from the operation realized in the design of the museum, instituted as honoring to the artist Suizo. An exercise where the architect operates on the architecture with the same subtlety that the painter it was doing on the painting. Because […]

Le Corbusier, the tree and the forest | Marcelo Gardinetti
19-07-2013 5 Comments

Le Corbusier, the tree and the forest | Marcelo Gardinetti

“A tree will be able to be planted on the level 1, on the available emptiness in front of the housing. His foliage will be able to rise to will.” Le Corbusiers´letter to the Dr. Pedro Curutchet, on May 24, 1949 In the work of Le Corbusier, the elements of the nature establish an unavoidable reference in his projects without […]

UBOX “Cities”
30-05-2013 No Comments

UBOX “Cities”

From May 20 to June 1 the space UBox of the Adolfo Domínguez Foundation (c/Serrano 5), presents the collective exhibition “CITIES”, placed in a cycle of exhibitions that has as principal aspiration check three facets inherent in the human being: the city, the nature and the union of both in the vision that the human being has of yes same. Collective […]