Tag: paisaje urbano

Brodski and Utkin
01-10-2019 No Comments

Brodski and Utkin

From 1978 to 1993, the young Soviet architects Aleksandr Brodski and Ilya Utkin created an extraordinary series of prints with strangers, and sometimes impossible, buildings and urban landscapes based on a variety of architectural, literary and visual sources, from classical mythology to science fiction. The drawings present absurd proposals and fictional urban landscapes in eclectic mixtures of ancient mausoleums, industrial buildings, neoclassical […]

New tools proyectuales of reference: HiperMaterialidad | Miquel Lacasta
30-08-2019 No Comments

New tools proyectuales of reference: HiperMaterialidad | Miquel Lacasta

“There is no architecture without confidence in the matter.” Luis Moreno Mansilla1 Introduction If we understand the idea of matter in his philosophical form, namely, everything what exists out of the spirit and independently of the thought, or in other words, the not spiritual and not ideal part of the royal thing, we will have a purely negative definition. We […]

New tools proyectuales of reference: Productive Landscapes | axonometrica
23-08-2019 No Comments

New tools proyectuales of reference: Productive Landscapes | axonometrica

Introduction Productive landscapes. The idea of landscape has opened a gap in the considerations and the traditional beginning of the body to discipline of the architecture and the urbanism. Actually the logics of the landscape, interpreted of opened form, allow to understand the relations between environments, that is to say they throw new readings between, of a side, the urban […]

New tools proyectuales of reference: Common Spaces | Miquel Lacasta
16-08-2019 One Comment

New tools proyectuales of reference: Common Spaces | Miquel Lacasta

The time of the laments is in the habit of opening way to a serene and sometimes bold reflection. The vision and the reading of the field after the battle, removes reflections, and of form more convulsed that programmed, it activates new hopes. The current situation, not only in local terms, but worldwide, should promote a rigorous debate on the […]

REhabitando Barrios. REhabitando Ciudades
15-08-2019 No Comments

REhabitando Barrios. REhabitando Ciudades

Según el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD), más de la mitad de la población mundial vive hoy en zonas urbanas. En 2050, esa cifra habrá aumentado a 6.500 millones de personas, dos tercios de la humanidad. No es posible lograr un desarrollo sostenible sin transformar radicalmente la forma en que construimos y administramos los espacios urbanos. Algunas […]

Framed Landscapes. European photographic Commissions, 1984-2019
11-06-2019 No Comments

Framed Landscapes. European photographic Commissions, 1984-2019

The exhibition and the book that accompanies it gather eight long-term photographic missions carried out in Europe, some projects were promoted by public or semi-public institutions of different countries, regions and European cities, which counted with the involvement of several dozens of photographers. La exhibition y el libro que la acompaña reúnen ocho misiones fotográficas de larga duración llevadas a […]

Esquizo. Ricardo Bofill, Paolo Portoghesi and José Luis Guarner | Jorge Gorostiza
07-06-2019 No Comments

Esquizo. Ricardo Bofill, Paolo Portoghesi and José Luis Guarner | Jorge Gorostiza

It often happens that looking for something in a newspaper or magazine, you will find something else, sometimes more interesting, than the one originally wanted. This has happened recently in the newspaper library of La Vanguardia, where I found an article that links two architects with a film and a film critic. The architects are Paolo Portoghesi and Ricardo Bofill, the film […]

Parque Castellar Oliveral. Paisajes de juego | HDH arquitectos
10-04-2019 No Comments

Parque Castellar Oliveral. Paisajes de juego | HDH arquitectos

El juego es un acto de espontaneidad, que por tanto, requiere libertad para poder desarrollarse. Es creación en streaming, un episodio donde un ámbito u objeto cualquiera se transforman en otra cosa diferente, a través de la imaginación o la ensoñación. Este mundo paralelo, casi virtual, se basa así en un soporte físico para construir esa nueva realidad que posibilita […]

The dissonance and the paradox | Marcelo Gardinetti
10-12-2018 No Comments

The dissonance and the paradox | Marcelo Gardinetti

“Since the mid-seventies, Stirling has shown his struggle against the boredom produced by the repetition of modern architecture, against its triviality and its inability to situate itself in historical contours. For this he tried to display a work that was narrative and figurative and, at the same time, abstract and technologically advanced”.1 The architectural work of Stirling goes through the […]

Towards a minor architecture
02-10-2018 No Comments

Towards a minor architecture

“A minor architect is a minor destructive character, handyman and hacker, journalist and editor, alter ego and subordinate. Who is skilled at fixing, can also sabotage, and knows how to dismantle as well as assemble”. Jill Stoner, Towards a minor architecture. Architecture can no longer be limited to the art of making buildings, it must also invent the policy of undoing […]

House C in Costa da Morte | CREUSeCARRASCO
04-07-2018 No Comments

House C in Costa da Morte | CREUSeCARRASCO

The house is located on a high ground 3.5 meters above the road. It is an area of growth of the main urban core where, over the years, 4 and 5-storey housing blocks have been appearing. The planning establishes an alignment that involves the demolition of the retaining wall of the farm and the construction of the entire front of […]

En el tiempo. Carlos Cánovas
03-07-2018 No Comments

En el tiempo. Carlos Cánovas

“His photographs are poetic monuments built at intermediate moments that precede or recall major social and industrial changes, which leave traces in the space we inhabit”. In time, it is a journey through the work of Carlos Cánovas from the 80s to the present through 128 photographs grouped in six successive series: Tapias (1980), Extramuros (1983-1990), Vallès Oriental (1990), Landscape […]

For what better quality of urban life? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
01-06-2018 No Comments

For what better quality of urban life? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

We tend not to think about the city, or in other words, not to think about the city, but in terms of gratification or conflict. The city pleases us, welcomes us, stimulates us, or the city rejects us, is negative, closes our sensibility. That is why we are able to see in it, on the one hand the bright or […]

Transparent landscapes | Miquel Lacasta
25-09-2017 One Comment

Transparent landscapes | Miquel Lacasta

La percepción que tenemos del paisaje urbano es siempre múltiple, lateral y solapada. No es solamente la visión la que domina la percepción, el oído, el olfato y el tacto tienen un papel importante. La amalgama de información multisensorial que concurre al convivir con un entorno urbano determinado, construye un arquetipo que de forma instantánea confrontamos con nuestra memoria del […]

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 […]

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 […]

By Parts | Íñigo García Odiaga
12-01-2015 60 Comments

By Parts | Íñigo García Odiaga

The architecture unlike other artistic works, dragged by his own functional definition has presented  many times along the history like a sum of pieces, of stays or of parts. This system compositivo reappears in the architecture more vanguardista, that contradictoriamente does alarde to escape of the composition. That somehow the functionalism, that is to say the proyectación of architectures by […]

The disaster of the London City. Or, put his real one facing the financial business | Antón Capitel
05-05-2014 One Comment

The disaster of the London City. Or, put his real one facing the financial business | Antón Capitel

The principal characteristic of the city of London has been it of not having town planning. Or, at least, her of not having “tracing”, geometrically or compositivo. This idea turned into a real unvariant, almost an obsession, and came up to the end from that, after the frightening “Great Fire” of 1666, which destroyed the city practically completely, the Parliament […]

A way in movement | Carlos Álvarez
30-04-2014 No Comments

A way in movement | Carlos Álvarez

A way in movement His works propose us crossed for landscapes, objects, rituals and lights that compose instantaneous of a way in a certain moment, without a narrative orthodox thread, and that disregarding of simbologías ordinary, provide to daily objects of magic and “religious” significances. The intrahistoria that offers to the one that it observes in every image her determines […]

Archaeology of the recent memory. Construction of the city and the territory in Spain 1986-2012
04-02-2014 No Comments

Archaeology of the recent memory. Construction of the city and the territory in Spain 1986-2012

Exhibition that arises from the works of the Group of Investigation Cultural Landscape, of the Technical University of Madrid, concerning the impact that had the revenue of Spain and Portugal in the Economic European Community in 1986, and to how there transformed the infrastructures and the communication of our country. Across models, planes, photographies, visual cartographies on panels and audio-visual, […]

Monuments of concrete | Íñigo García Odiaga
16-12-2013 No Comments

Monuments of concrete | Íñigo García Odiaga

The first half of the 20th century supposed the accession of the reinforced concrete as the new material of the architecture. His structural capacity opened the way for the inventiveness in the sense of the utilization of big structures of concrete for building public. Still today this generation of architects and engineers who experimented with new forms derived from the […]

The situation lucid look | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
13-04-2013 No Comments

The situation lucid look | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

The lucid look Situacionism “We propose to invent new scenes in movement.(…) The architecture is the way simplest to articulate the time and the space, of modulating the reality, of making dream. It is not a question only of joints and plastic modulations, expressions of beauty passenger, but of an influential modulation, which registers in the eternal arch of the […]

Vertical Desire | Íñigo García Odiaga
25-03-2013 3 Comments

Vertical Desire | Íñigo García Odiaga

Often we observe buildings that show a great desire for conquering the uprightness. It is immediate to think about the idea proportion, a concept that unties the royal height of an object or of a building of his desires of uprightness. A limited plant, opposite to one strong component in the axis Z guarantees the formalization of a tower though […]

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 […]