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Cinemascope and theatre | Jorge Gorostiza
29-05-2015 No Comments

Cinemascope and theatre | Jorge Gorostiza

I have just read a text written by Gerard Mortier, graduate «Scenery and opera: history of an emotion», in that a new and interesting relation mentions between architecture and cinema, when he writes on the Festspielhaus, of Salzburg that, according to him, «It corresponds with the aesthetics of the cinemascope. It was constructed in 1958 precisely when it begins the cinemascope […]

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

The penalty of Jørn Utzon | Borja Lopez Cotelo

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, that companion […]

Utzon: inspiration, vision, architecture
14-02-2014 No Comments

Utzon: inspiration, vision, architecture

Sydney Opera House is the most celebrated modern building in the world yet its architect, Jorn Utzon, has always shunned publicity and remains the least well known of the major modern architects. Written with unprecedented access to Utzon, his archives and associates, Utzon: Inspiration, Vision, Architecture presents the first comprehensive account of his work and ideas, and situates his achievements […]

Binnacle | Antonio S. Rio Vázquez
03-06-2013 No Comments

Binnacle | Antonio S. Rio Vázquez

«If we could load on the architecture the responsibilities that weigh on the construction of ships, we would have for time buildings better than the Parthenon»[1] Horatio Greenough For the architects of the modernity, the naval construction has been a constant reference. Peter Collins, in his test Changing Ideals in Modern Architecture (1750-1950), remembers his how, already in the 19th century, the american […]