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Toyo Ito, Pritzker Prize 2013
18-03-2013 2 Comments

Toyo Ito, Pritzker Prize 2013

Toyo Ito gains the prize Pritzker 2013. The juror of this year, presided by Lord Palumbo, is shaped for: Alejandro Aravena, Stephen Breyer, Yung Ho Chang, Glenn Murcutt, Juhani Pallasmaa and Martha Thorne. + pritzkerprize.com

Intersection | Antonio S. Rio Vázquez
08-03-2013 2 Comments

Intersection | Antonio S. Rio Vázquez

«With the last liras and the kilometric one I go out of the Termini of Rome and, of a pull, come to Corunna. Have seen and ear, I have done, have learned» Andrés Fernández-Albalat All way should take to us – at least except some time – to Rome. And there, possibly, the way happens for the Termini station. «An alone main […]

Hans Scharoun [Caja de Arquitectos Foundation ]
05-03-2013 No Comments

Hans Scharoun [Caja de Arquitectos Foundation ]

Hans Scharoun (1893-1972), the German architect known for Schminke (1932-1933) designed the Philharmonic one of Berlin (1956-1963) and the house in Löbau, constructed public inspector to the bases of the Funcionalismo. But his work was difficultly classifiable. On having finished the First World war, to which it enlisted as volunteer, interrupting his studies of Architecture, it was established as architect in […]

Modern architecture | bRijUNi
01-03-2013 3 Comments

Modern architecture | bRijUNi

The modern thing, or probably the new thing, always has happened for being something good. One wanted or was chasing to be modern, or it to seem, until it fell down in the account of which the modern thing was yesterday and which the sigh of the present was inasible, and the aspiration of modernity, also. The history and the […]

A fable of green on grey | Marcelo Gardinetti
22-02-2013 No Comments

A fable of green on grey | Marcelo Gardinetti

The fables are the way that Ambasz uses to comment on his architecture. It disregards of formulating theoretical analyses, because he thinks that the fables last far beyond that the ideologies. Of this form, liberated of any determining academician, it is allowed plan new methods of existence seeking to overcome the previous ones under a clearly definite goal: to formulate […]

Søllerød | José Valladares
11-02-2013 No Comments

Søllerød | José Valladares

Søllerød For Malu and Tobias, in bicycle After pedalling scarcely from the alighting-place of the train us one appears a couple of minutes the gray front greenish as cut away on the dark winter bottom of firs and birches. We leave the bicycles in the small lateral parking and enter the town hall. Nobody asks us whom or what we […]

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.

Cómic with art director | Jorge Gorostiza
05-02-2013 No Comments

Cómic with art director | Jorge Gorostiza

In a previous entry he was speaking on an article that Jesus Palacios had entrusted me for el50, the newspaper of 50 ª edition of the Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijón that was published in his first number, in which there is a cómic very entertained of qualified Monteys «How is movie done?».. One of his emblems, which I reproduce, […]

J.L. Sert / A nomadic dream
11-01-2013 One Comment

J.L. Sert / A nomadic dream

Jose Luis Sert was the first Spanish architect of international reputation. Apostle of the rationalism in Spain and Dean of the Faculty of Harvard’s Architecture during almost two decades, Sert was also a man full of contradictions. A rebellious spirit. A free verse in a world dominated by the copy and the reproduction seriada. Member of a known aristocratic family […]

Housing in Calle Roma Street. Teodoro Cron | Aldo G. Facho Dede
02-01-2013 No Comments

Housing in Calle Roma Street. Teodoro Cron | Aldo G. Facho Dede

Much does that I check this building. When student us was presented as a project modern whose link with the place was in the reintepretation of the forms and climatic colonial technologies, highlighting it as one of the examples in which the modern local architecture was nourished of his predecessors. If we remain with this first reflection, product of a […]

The architectural mechanism of Le Corbusier | Marcelo Gardinetti
05-12-2012 No Comments

The architectural mechanism of Le Corbusier | Marcelo Gardinetti

“Open your eyes! We eat in a small restaurant of coachmen in the center of Paris; in the background are the bar and the kitchen, a mezzanine cut into two the room height, its anterior part faces the street. One fine day this is discovered and are seen the tests that facilitates entire an architectural mechanism that may correspond to […]

A cross, a crossing | José Valladares
27-11-2012 One Comment

A cross, a crossing | José Valladares

1 To the left side the wonderful plane of Santiago de Compostela that Juan Lopez Freire realized as far back as 1796, in those years apparently master builder of the city. Of the same one has been outlined often the attention with which the urban form is drawn, and that we recognize still today in any plane of Compost Her: […]

The present like Utopia | Jorge Gorostiza
24-11-2012 6 Comments

The present like Utopia | Jorge Gorostiza

In a previous entry of this blog he was writing on the new magazine of cinema and architecture Teatro Marittimo, created and directed by David Rivera. In his first number dedicated to constructed Utopias, they published my qualified article «The present as Utopia» and subgraduate «sight of the current city from the past», on how in the movies of science fiction […]

Hemisphere | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
08-11-2012 No Comments

Hemisphere | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Hemisphere In one of his essays on the classical antiquity, Oddone Longo stands out the relation between space of conquest and architectural space in the Roman Empire[1], a correspondence that can observe  of a representative way in the Domus Aurea, the fastuosa residence of the emperor Nerón that elaborated on four of the seven roman hills. Between the curious realisations that […]

The Architecture of Writing: Wright, Women & Narrative
06-11-2012 No Comments

The Architecture of Writing: Wright, Women & Narrative

Honoring Taliesin Fellow Lois Gottlieb, this special evening program featured the premier of “A Girl is A Fellow Here”: 100 Women Architects in the Studio of Frank Lloyd Wright, a new 15-minute documentary film produced by the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation. Moderator Suzannah Lessard with panelists Gwendolyn Wright and Carol Gilligan explored the how and why writers choose or avoid […]

Carlo Scarpa. A Profile
23-10-2012 No Comments

Carlo Scarpa. A Profile

Explanatory documentary of the work of the Venetian architect. Arts Council of England and Channel Four. Dirigido por Murray Grigor.

Constant, the Utopia receives life | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
22-10-2012 No Comments

Constant, the Utopia receives life | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

Constant, the Utopia receives life In the Utopian landscape of the sixties, where there resound names like Kurokawa, Fuller, Friedman, Archigram, Utopie or Archizoom, Constant’s project stands out for his ideological rigor. The technological Utopias of Archigram or Buckminster Fuller do not differ for social concepts of base in his offers. For these architects it is, especially, the fascination for […]

Architects to the margin
02-10-2012 No Comments

Architects to the margin

When the walls of a school of Architecture have been impregnated with his deep use, the teaching and the learning suffer an irreversible alteration. Then almost quite, probably the most important thing, it parts with them. Since for irradiation. Then almost it is not necessary to come to the classrooms, because already there are ghosts that teach and whisper from […]

Wiracocha House. Luis Miró Quesada Garland | Aldo G. Facho Dede
30-08-2012 No Comments

Wiracocha House. Luis Miró Quesada Garland | Aldo G. Facho Dede

We cannot understand the evolution of the Modern Architecture in Peru without checking Luis Miró Quesada Garland’s figure and inside his work the house Huiracocha. Though still it is in foot, there has been glaringly deformed by his successive owners which impedes to obtain photographic records. The images that accompany this note have been obtained by me of the article […]

Abbas Kiarostami. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
23-08-2012 One Comment

Abbas Kiarostami. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

In the series of texts that I have named Architects and Filmmakers, and that relate the accomplishment of a movie to a building, I have been publishing some of the directors, as Ingmar Bergman, Walerian Borowcyk, René Clair, John Ford, Amos Gitai, Peter Greenaway, Raúl Ruiz and Dziga Vertov; of an actress, Viola Dana f an investigator, Sigfried Giedion. A […]

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 […]

Alvar Aalto. Of word and in writing
03-08-2012 2 Comments

Alvar Aalto. Of word and in writing

It is a question of a review on a few transcriptions of recordings effected during his Alvar Aalto’s conferences, gathered in his book “Of word and in writing”. The review will include the topic “Aalto, President dela Federaciónde Arquitectos of Finland”, inside this one it will treat itself ” Finland as model of the world development “, “Between Humanism and […]

D'Onofrio House. Bianco+Córdova+Williams | Aldo G. Facho Dede
16-07-2012 One Comment

D’Onofrio House. Bianco+Córdova+Williams | Aldo G. Facho Dede

The house D’Onofrio, projected and constructed in 1949, is an important project to understand him evolution of the of Lima architecture. Not so publicized as the Wiracocha of Miró Quesada (1946), but with a sum of components of high architectural value and that sure came out in other projects. It was a mask of the magazine “The Peruvian Architect” in […]

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 […]

Notebook of New York (II) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
17-06-2012 One Comment

Notebook of New York (II) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from Geography and geometry have been intimately joined from the origins of the urbanism. Across the geometry the planning of the cultures became simple, and also the construction of the city. The plot reticulada not only allows the control of the present – and the assumption of the past – but it shelters the future growth, theoretically immensely. The […]

Notebook of New York (I) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
16-06-2012 2 Comments

Notebook of New York (I) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

The trip to a city known always is a fascinating experience. Even more if it is a question of a destination chased for time, which visit turns into an ansíada put and, at the same time, in the beginning of new reflections and trips in the space and the time, that they extend and recall the own experience. These days […]