Tag: Oriol Bohigas

In search of coherence | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
23-09-2019 No Comments

In search of coherence | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

It is not because the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2009 had dedicated lectures and analytical studies, the reason we are interested in the Le Corbusier holiday shelter built in Roquebrune-Cap Martin on the shores of the French Mediterranean. It has always captured our attention because it represents what seems to be scarce at the present time in the […]

Everything reaches the sea | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
15-07-2019 No Comments

Everything reaches the sea | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

“Nothing is transmissible but Thought” is the title of the last text written by Le Corbusier before his death in 1965. A phrase that explains in a very complete way the reason why the legacy of this man has had irreplaceable character for the development of architecture. Because it was not only through the orderly dissemination of his work, carried […]

Interiors that act | Jorge Gorostiza
28-06-2019 No Comments

Interiors that act | Jorge Gorostiza

A few months ago, preparing a lecture that I was going to give at the School of Architecture of Valladolid, invited by GIRAC, I was looking for more information about Albert Bela Viragh, a scenographer I had already written about, and I found an advertisement for the movie Empty Ams directed by Frank Reicher, published in several American film magazines […]

Learn from what has been | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
03-06-2019 No Comments

Learn from what has been | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

Architects can not form without knowing, and learning to love, what preceded us. A young woman who recently wrote that she cared little about Ronchamp and that she preferred the most current, will be able to become a draftsman, a CAD technician, a construction assistant, but to be an architect she will have to adopt a higher level of reflection. […]

XI BIAU - Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial
27-12-2018 No Comments

XI BIAU – Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial

The CALL FOR WORKS FOR THE XI IBEROAMERICAN BIENNIAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING IS NOW OPENO (XI BIAU). The biennial will be held in Asunción (Paraguay) in October 2019 and will show the way of living in Latin America from everyday life. Last Monday, December 17th, Casa América was presented, coinciding with the celebration of the II Ibero-American Congress […]

A model that opened roads | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
14-12-2018 No Comments

A model that opened roads | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

I spoke here the last time of the Marseille Unit, completed in 1953, as an emblematic building of the twentieth century. It can be useful to talk about this building and what originated it. The European political-social explosion of the first decades of the twentieth century, produced, had to produce it, a radical change of perspective in terms of the […]

Objet trouvé [07] : Borobio and "another" pavilion of Barcelona | Rodrigo Almonacid
12-06-2017 No Comments

Objet trouvé [07] : Borobio and “another” pavilion of Barcelona | Rodrigo Almonacid

Todos los arquitectos conocemos la Exposición Universal de Barcelona de 1929 casi únicamente por lo que supuso para la arquitectura moderna la construcción del mítico “Pabellón de Barcelona”, es decir, el Pabellón de Alemania de Mies van der Rohe. Aquel evento internacional surgido de la necesidad de apertura de un país aislado al sur de los Pirineos tras la Primera […]

X Latin-Americans Architecture and Urbanism Biennial in São Paulo 201
13-10-2016 No Comments

X Latin-Americans Architecture and Urbanism Biennial in São Paulo 201

“Un arquitecto es alguien que imagina lo que deseas pero con un poco más de exactitud que tú”. Con esta cita de Paul Valèry glosaba la comisaria de la Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura y Urbanismo, Ángela García de Paredes, la figura de Eduardo Souto de Moura, premiado en esta bienal con el Premio Iberoamericano, y que protagonizará en breve uno […]

Interviews Isabel Bachs
23-09-2016 No Comments

Interviews Isabel Bachs

30 years have happened since on June 2, 1986 the reconstruction of the Pavilion inaugurated Mies van der Rohe, constructed for the International Exhibition of Barcelona of 1929. Though the process began in 1957 when Oriol Bohigas was writing to Mies to entrust him, again, the pavilion. This year on the occasion of this efeméride, we have the opportunity to […]

Architecture congress 2016
11-08-2016 No Comments

Architecture congress 2016

The sustainability, the rehabilitation of the constructed heritage, the participative processes, the right to a worthy housing or the right to an equitable city, are some of the topics that already are debated in the Architecture Congress 2016, which has been warming engines last weeks. The Congress, it will extend until November and will be a space of meeting professional […]

The architect Auzelle and the cinematographic interior decorators | Jorge Gorostiza
01-01-2016 No Comments

The architect Auzelle and the cinematographic interior decorators | Jorge Gorostiza

A few days ago accidentally I obtained a book that did not know, The architect written by Robert Auzelle in 1965. The truth is that I it started seeing for the end and in the note (38) reading this: «the taste of the interior decorators of cinema demonstrates, if not frankly mediocre, almost always debatably. On the other hand, often […]

Arquia/Maestros 04 · 05 · 06
24-11-2015 No Comments

Arquia/Maestros 04 · 05 · 06

Already three copies of the edition are available for the sale 2015 of the collection arquia/maestros, produced and edited by the Arquia Foundation consisting of the recordings (audio-visual monographs) of you interview relevant architects of the contemporary architecture. The object of the collection is that out-standing teachers of the architecture transmit his thought, of alive voice, to future generations of […]

An architect against the Cinema | Jorge Gorostiza
17-07-2015 No Comments

An architect against the Cinema | Jorge Gorostiza

Last night I was supping on in Dolly’s house and Santiago Ríos, and it told me that a few weeks ago it was in his chaotic study and, since apparently it happens often, there fell to the soil one of his numerous and enormous boxes full of papers, staying at sight a few old letters of his, deceased friend precisely […]

Remembering Coderch
04-12-2014 One Comment

Remembering Coderch

The movie “Remembering Coderch” it is a portrait coral on the architect as being a human being. Directed by Poldo Pomés, he gathers the testimonies from those that worked with Coderch, which knew him, or that then have done significant contributions to the study of his work. Far from the labels, a man dear appears and respected by who they […]

Small Spain. Reinventing the practice, 12+1 Experiences. AVi 163
15-07-2014 No Comments

Small Spain. Reinventing the practice, 12+1 Experiences. AVi 163

When he woke up, the crisis was still there. Paraphrasing Augusto Monterroso’s micro story, we seek shelter in the fertile territory of projects and dreams to avoid having to face the desolate state of a professional and personal landscape that has suffered a devastating tsunami, but when we open our eyes, the dinosaur of the crisis is still stubbornly with […]

DOCUMENTARQ.3 - Cycle of documentaries of architecture
22-04-2014 No Comments

DOCUMENTARQ.3 – Cycle of documentaries of architecture

From April 22 to May 28, 2014 19:00 h. Assembly hall of the Museum. Patio Herreriano. Valladolid. SpainDocumentales-Arquitectura-Sostenibilidad To approach the architecture with different eyes, with foreign looks, with the will to share different visions, which enrich the speech. We show the mixture, the heterodoxy; the teacher turned into politician understands the industrial thing close to the historical thing, the […]

Arquia/Maestros 01 · Oriol Bohigas
10-04-2014 No Comments

Arquia/Maestros 01 · Oriol Bohigas

Oriole Bohigas. Interviewed by Luis Fernandez-Galiano ORIOL BOHIGAS I GUARDIOLA (Barcelona, 1925) has been something more than the intellectual author of the contemporary Barcelona: his fertile career exceeds the limits of the architecture, and is inseparable of the culture of Catalonia in the second half of the 20th century. The extensive interview realized by Luis Fernádez-Galiano crosses his path from […]

Arquia/Maestros
21-03-2014 One Comment

Arquia/Maestros

The collection arquia/maestros is a cultural program designed, produced and edited by the Foundation Arquia consisting of the recordings interviews (audio-visual monographs in DVD) realized to relevant architects of the contemporary architecture. The object of the collection is that out-standing teachers of the architecture transmit his thought, of alive voice, to future generations of architects. On March 25 h, the Foundation […]

Engine of Modernity
12-02-2014 No Comments

Engine of Modernity

In 1951 there is constituted in Barcelona the Grup R, an association which aim, according to the first one of the articles of his bylaws, is ” the study and spreading of the problems of the contemporary art and especially of the architecture “. Under the letter R, to come to terms with Renovation and cultural and architectural Recovery, the Group […]

Dolores Alonso, sailing against the stream
07-02-2013 No Comments

Dolores Alonso, sailing against the stream

In the last decade, the architecture in Spain happens for a stage of creative brilliance. This documentary series does a portrait of the Spanish contemporary, understood architecture not only as artistic activity, but also pragmatic and utilitarian.

VIII BIAU. Conferences
31-07-2012 2 Comments

VIII BIAU. Conferences

The Biennial show VIII Latin-American of Architecture and Urbanism, which promotes the Department of Promotion of the Government of Spain, will assemble from September 10 to September 14 in Cadiz more than 40 architects and town planners, between most emphasized from the Latin-American panorama, to think about the capacity of the architecture to improve the life of the citizens in […]

Espacio y Forma 2010 | soloarquitectura
08-03-2010 40 Comments

Espacio y Forma 2010 | soloarquitectura

Rock Barcelona Gallery has gathered architects and international recognition experts in the second Space edition and Way, an annual meeting organized by Rock that this year challenge has been posed of exploring borders of the architecture and to ponder on different limits that are nowadays. The meeting Space and Way, coordinated by Félix Arranz, has reflected interests of twelve recognized […]