Tag: Peter Zumthor

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-04-2019 No Comments

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga

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5.0 01 It is said that the classical Greek sculpture reached its maximum splendor when it began to use the contrapposto. This Italian term could be defined as the relation that the different parts of the body establish when initiating the movement. The weight of the body rests mainly on one leg, so that the corresponding hip rises with respect […]

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture
13-11-2018 No Comments

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

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5.0 02 Atlas of Brutalist Architecture is an amazing compendium that documents brutalist architecture as never before. This extraordinary study is the most exhaustive and varied research on brutalism and shows this style with existing, demolished, classic and contemporary examples from around the world. This remarkable volume is a fascinating and monumental chronicle of more than 850 brutalist buildings organized […]

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga
15-10-2018 No Comments

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga

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5.0 01 In 1998 Peter Zumthor concluded the construction of Sogn Benedetg‘s small chapel. The Building was coming to replace the baroque church constructed in the Swiss people of Sumvitg that had been destroyed by an avalanche of snow. The original church knew of the risk to which it was exposed for what one of his buttresses had specialized himself […]

Atmospheric time | Miquel Lacasta
10-08-2018 No Comments

Atmospheric time | Miquel Lacasta

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5.0 01 Atmosphere and climate. In one of his writings, Olafur Eliasson speaks about the atmospheric time.1 In the introduction to the above-mentioned text, The Museums are Radical, Eliasson develops a small statement of the interaction between time and energy. I do not know exactly why it has turned into artist of head-board of many architects, but it is necessary […]

Destination Architecture
25-01-2018 No Comments

Destination Architecture

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5.0 01 Destination Architecture is the definitive guide of trip for architects, arquituristas and travelers, includes 1.000 of the most attractive structures of the current importance, created by the best architects of the world. This innovative collection is an incomparable resource to explore the best culture constructed of the current importance in all the continents. With his extensive experience, Phaidon […]

Presentations of the session in deferred from the Latin-American I Congreso Redfundamentos
26-12-2017 One Comment

Presentations of the session in deferred from the Latin-American I Congreso Redfundamentos

0.0 00 Presentation of the Congress at the expense of Manuel Blanco (President of Honor), Santiago de Molina (The Director) and Arturo Franco (The Director). With Jose Ignacio Linazasoro‘s participation (President of Honor) Inaugural conference: References and projects. José Ignacio Linazasoro. The Halldor Gunnløgsson House (1959). A look to East from the Sund. Carmen García Sánchez. Protohábitat. Investigation in social, sustainable […]

Aki Kaurismäki and Peter Zumthor | Jorge Gorostiza
19-05-2017 No Comments

Aki Kaurismäki and Peter Zumthor | Jorge Gorostiza

0.0 00 Hace ya varios meses publiqué en este blog un post que hizo Alexandre Kluge sobre un encuentro penoso que tuvo con Rem Koolhaas, ahora es al revés, el arquitecto Peter Zumthor es quien habla sobre el cineasta Aki Kaurismäki y además de forma elogiosa. Buscando una fotocopia de un artículo, como me suele suceder a menudo, me encontré con otras […]

Fredy Massad · critical architecture
16-03-2017 No Comments

Fredy Massad · critical architecture

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5.0 01 In this new delivery of the section “buoy”, we approach the world of the “critical architecture”, and that better way of it doing that of Fredy Massad’s hand (Buenos Aires, 1966). Atypical architect (it has that Urbano de la Universidad of Buenos Aires obtains in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning) and who in Alicia Guerrero Yesto’s […]

Zumthor, between the quiet and the seduction | Marcelo Gardinetti
07-10-2016 No Comments

Zumthor, between the quiet and the seduction | Marcelo Gardinetti

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5.0 01 One of Peter Zumthor‘s principal motivations with regard to his own work consists of proposing the immediate understanding of the constructed object, to dive by means of a primary observation the emotional sensibility of his spectators. In search of this aim, Zumthor tries that the combinations of forms, materials, colors and textures, they amalgamate in the perceptive thought, […]

3º International Architecture Festival
30-08-2016 No Comments

3º International Architecture Festival

0.0 00 3º Festival internacional de arquitectura. ARQFESTIVAL 2016, EVENTO INTERNACIONAL DE ARQUITECTURA SE LLEVARÁ A CABO LOS DÍAS 13 Y 14 DE OCTUBRE EN EL TEATRO DIANA. Guadalajara, México, tierra del reconocido arquitecto Luis Barragán, ganador del Premio Pritzker, es sede de la tercera edición de ArqFestival 2016. El Festival incluye conferencias magistrales, presentaciones y proyectos innovadores de destacados […]

Klaus: Architecture, cómic and critique (II)
25-08-2016 No Comments

Klaus: Architecture, cómic and critique (II)

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5.0 01 Retomamos la charla que comenzamos hace unos días con Klaus, esperamos que disfruten tanto como lo hemos hecho nosotros. De todos modos, al margen de lo humorístico, en muchas de ellas reflexionas sobre diferentes temas, ¿podríamos decir que realizas crítica de arquitectura? Lo malo de la polisemia es que no te deja más opción que contestar a todo […]

Klaus: architecture, cómic and critique (I)
23-08-2016 No Comments

Klaus: architecture, cómic and critique (I)

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5.0 01 De acuerdo con su reseña biográfica más habitual, ‘Klaus es un caricaturista frustrado que vive en un viejo castillo y Europa.’ En realidad, tras el pseudónimo Klaus se esconde un arquitecto, urbanista y profesor de Historia de la Arquitectura particularmente interesado en las relaciones entre la arquitectura y los mass media, que lleva desde 2009 siendo el azote […]

The mystery of Peter Zumthor | Sergio de Miguel
21-08-2015 28 Comments

The mystery of Peter Zumthor | Sergio de Miguel

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5.0 01 It said  that Kandinsky enjoyed of the gift of the synaesthesia. This quality by which the senses go in in communication. By which, for example, comes us  to the mind an image when we listen a determinate music, or by which remember an aroma when we are in a determinate place. He applied it to the painting. That […]

Thermal baths in Vals, Peter Zumthor
07-07-2015 No Comments

Thermal baths in Vals, Peter Zumthor

0.0 00 Las Termas de Vals es un edificio construido en Suiza por el arquitecto Peter Zumthor en 1996. Se trata, como su propio nombre indica, de un complejo termal que se sitúa en la loma de una pronunciada ladera del valle, integrándose con ella y apareciendo con forma de búnker con una serie de perforaciones desde las que se […]

A test on Peter Zumthor | Santiago Carvajal
03-07-2015 No Comments

A test on Peter Zumthor | Santiago Carvajal

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5.0 01 Born in 1943 in Basle (Switzerland), he was formed as cabinet-maker, designer and architect in the Kunstgewerbeschule of Basle and in the Pratt Institute of New York. From 1979 it has his own office in Haldenstein, Switzerland; and he is a teacher in the Accademia I gave Architettura de la Università della Svizzera Italiana in Mendrisio. Peter Zumthor […]

Spatial construction | Íñigo García Odiaga
18-05-2015 2 Comments

Spatial construction | Íñigo García Odiaga

0.0 00 If it was trying to summarize in a word which is the last end of the architecture, from an academic point of view, the agreement would be impossible, but no doubt, one of the words with major consensus would be the term space. The space, the construction of an interior isolated of the environment, can be understood as […]

The beauty of the ugly thing | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-09-2014 No Comments

The beauty of the ugly thing | Íñigo García Odiaga

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5.0 01 Since it has happened every year from 2000, on June 1, 2012 there was opened the public the summer pavilion of the Serpentine Gallery of London. The Pavilion of 2012 has been realized by the Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron in collaboration with the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. The equipment that was responsible for the most emblematic building […]

Rural architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga
25-08-2014 2 Comments

Rural architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga

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5.0 01 There exists the widespread idea of which the contemporary this architecture tied inevitably to the urban thing and therefore to the density of the great city. Nevertheless in territories or companies of life intimately tied to the field, the landscape or definitively the nature, the modern architecture has made way for itself in the rural environment. The rules […]

Thinking the architecture
10-06-2014 No Comments

Thinking the architecture

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5.0 01 “The reality of the architecture is the concrete thing, the turned into form, mass and space, his body. There is no idea out of the things” Peter Zumthor Thinking the architecture compiles Peter Zumthor’s diverse writings which value resides in the reflection that accompanies the intesidad of his work. Writings throughout ten years, the texts constitute a rare […]

Atmospheres. Peter Zumthor
18-03-2014 No Comments

Atmospheres. Peter Zumthor

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5.0 01 PETER ZUMTHOR, PRIZE PRITZKER OF ARCHITECTURE 2009 East book gathers a conference given in June, 2003 by Peter Zumthor in Wendlinghausen’s castle, in the frame of the Festival of Literature and Music of Germany. In her, the author thinks about the capacity of the buildings and his environments to offer a good place to the people for the […]

Of vocations | Borja Lopez Cotelo
16-09-2013 One Comment

Of vocations | Borja Lopez Cotelo

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5.0 01 Nobody in my neighborhood knew to Mies Van der Rohe. The children we were not dreaming of being Alvar Aalto because our altar they were occupying it Bruce Lee, Rocky Balboa, Peio Uralde or Zoran Stojadinovic. I, who was a bit rare, sometimes was changing aim and was aspiring to happen to the great Sempé. The days were passing […]

External interiors [I] | Íñigo García Odiaga
24-05-2013 No Comments

External interiors [I] | Íñigo García Odiaga

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5.0 01 This text is the first part of a comparison between two houses that to the eyes of the western mentality have at the same time something of incomprehensibly and something of attractive crux. Two houses constructed with a difference of thirty years that solve a similar typology, which we might name of “one-family urban”, both in cities of […]

Alberto Campo Baeza, Medalla Tessenow 2013
12-02-2013 No Comments

Alberto Campo Baeza, Medalla Tessenow 2013

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5.0 01 Alberto Campo Baeza recibio on January 30 in Hamburg the Golden medal Tessenow, an award created in 1963 in honor of the German architect Heinrich Tessenow (1876-1950), to recognize the architects’ work with a sober and essential work. Native of Valladolid, Field studied in the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid (ETSAM), where he is A Project […]

The garden of the contemplations | Íñigo García Odiaga
05-06-2011 39 Comments

The garden of the contemplations | Íñigo García Odiaga

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5.0 01 The architecture of the pavilions, of the small facilities is in the habit of producing very extreme results, or they generate projects of incalculable value on those who will be debated for years or on the contrary they present noisy failures.  The ephemeral of these constructions, his symbolic value and the lack of specific uses to sheltering, contribute […]