Tag: patrimonio de la humanidad

The Bauhaus in the Thyssen collections
05-12-2019 No Comments

The Bauhaus in the Thyssen collections

Participating in the events organised to mark the centenary of the Bauhaus, the museum is organising a small exhibition featuring works from its permanent collection by artists historically associated with that institution. It will pay particular attention to works created during the period when the Bauhaus was active (1919 to 1933), some of them included in the exhibitions organised by […]

Who do we preserve heritage for? | Aldo G. Facho Dede
25-11-2019 No Comments

Who do we preserve heritage for? | Aldo G. Facho Dede

If we asked him which building has more relevance for you? A 19th century house or the house where they arrested Abimael Guzmán? it is probable that he would choose the second one, because of it he has more historical information, and he perceives that he has had more relevance in his present. Well, possibly the first one is protected […]

The psychological perception of the city | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte
04-11-2019 No Comments

The psychological perception of the city | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

In 2007, and for the first time in history, the world’s urban population was already more numerous than the rural population.1 According to the forecasts of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, in 2050 75% of the population Population will live in cities. The situation was very different at the end of the 19th century, when only […]

Bauhaus, minimalist agreement | Marcelo Gardinetti
29-10-2018 No Comments

Bauhaus, minimalist agreement | Marcelo Gardinetti

The reconstruction of demolished architectural heritage induces, fortunately, interpretations that exceed the representation of the work itself. These definitions erect parallel or antagonistic positions that cause different controversies, which generally increase the idea of patrimonial value. The reconstruction of the houses designed by Walter Gropius for the masters of the Bauhaus affected by war actions during the second war offered […]

Jane Jacobs and the humanization of the city | Martín Marcos
04-05-2018 No Comments

Jane Jacobs and the humanization of the city | Martín Marcos

In the last twelve months there was celebrated, in the majority of the cities of the world and with different actions, the centenary of the birth of Jane Jacobs, brilliant town planner and social activist that with his book “Death and life of the big cities” (1961) I change definitively the way of looking and analyzing the urban phenomena. Jane […]

Libe Fdez. Torróntegui · reharq | Creative consultancy specialized in cultural heritage
28-09-2017 No Comments

Libe Fdez. Torróntegui · reharq | Creative consultancy specialized in cultural heritage

After the vacation period we take again the interviews in the section It marks with beacons. In this occasion we move up to Bilbao to chat with Libe Fdez. Torróntegui, arquitecta with posgrado in “Rehabilitation and architectural restoration” for the Technical University of Catalonia (Barcelona, 2012) and founder of reharq*. Drink she is an enthusiast of the communication who works in […]

Thinking the architecture (I) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
24-02-2017 No Comments

Thinking the architecture (I) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

The desire to confirm points of view on what it is necessary to to do has been done loudly between architects in the last three decades. In some academic means this desire turned as for study, is named (incorrectly) A Theory of the Architecture. That would be a body of ideas, concepts, points of view, which seek to explain the […]

The worker and the light | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
28-11-2016 2 Comments

The worker and the light | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

At the beginning of 1923 and for order by Walter Gropius, Edmund Lill it realized a photographic article of the factory of molds for shoes Fagus in Alfeld a. d. Leine (Germany) constructed between 1911 and 1913. As Annemarie Jaeggi explains in his book Fagus. Industriekultur zwischen Werkbund und Bauhaus (Jovis Berlin, 1998), treats itself about the second occasion in […]

Caramoniña's gardens | Abalo Alonso Arquitectos
20-01-2016 No Comments

Caramoniña’s gardens | Abalo Alonso Arquitectos

The historical hull of Santiago de Compostela was declared Heritage of the Humanity in 1985. Since then the Town hall has come promoting the rehabilitation, both public and deprived, of housings and buildings dotacionales and, in the last years, of the urban space. But even this way still black holes stay in the city; degraded environments, without a clear use […]

Invisible | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
08-05-2015 No Comments

Invisible | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

«In three times the life is divided: in present, past and future. Of these, the present is brevísimo, the doubtful future, the certain past; but this one, that no empire can go back and in that his right lost already the fortune, is the one that the busy ones do not enjoy, for them time is absent to put the […]

Netherlands · Rietveld-Schroeder House
08-07-2013 No Comments

Netherlands · Rietveld-Schroeder House

The house Rietveld Schröder (in Dutch: Rietveld Schröderhuis) (also known as the House Schröder) placed in Utrecht (Netherlands) was constructed in 1924 by the Dutch architect Gerrit Rietveld in collaboration with Ms Truus Schröder-Schrader, who entrusted the project for what it was his residence, and that of his three children, up to his death in 1985. The principal requirement was […]

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 […]