Tag: Pierre Koenig

Case Study Houses
07-01-2020 No Comments

Case Study Houses

The Case Study House program is a landmark of American architecture. Its driving force, John Entenza, was a champion of Modernism who gathered some of history’s greatest talents, including Richard Neutra, Charles an Ray Eames, and Eero Saarinen. This retrospective revisits all 36 prototype homes through comprehensive documentation, photography, floor plans, and sketches. The Case Study House program (1945–1966) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and […]

Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses
03-12-2019 No Comments

Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses

The most varied study on American modernist houses, with the best examples of this popular architectural style worldwide. The Mid-Century Modern (American architectural modernism) is one of the most celebrated architectural styles of all time. Frequently characterized by open spaces, swimming pools, sunken living rooms and masonry fireplaces, this golden stage of architecture and design is especially linked to the […]

Inhabitat Study House 03 | nomarq estudi d’arquitectura
06-06-2018 No Comments

Inhabitat Study House 03 | nomarq estudi d’arquitectura

Neither being nor object can be understood in an isolated way. We define ourselves and gain meaning through interactions and frictions, reactions and relationships. Architecture, an object which hosts life, positions itself halfway between entity and artefact, multiplying the means of friction that surround it. Territory and human being begin a dialogue with each other through landscape and architecture, hence […]

From the architecture to the museum. Fingerprints | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz
11-12-2015 No Comments

From the architecture to the museum. Fingerprints | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz

In the photographies that Candida Höfer carried out of the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design of Norway, in Oslo, they do not appear you present. It is known that in the work of the German artist this one is not an unusual situation, his belonging to Düsseldorf’s School aligns her with the photography taxonómica of his teachers Bernd […]

From the architecture to the museum. Chests | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz
13-11-2015 No Comments

From the architecture to the museum. Chests | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz

The whole life of photographies enclosed in a shed of wood, a chest he was saying. As if they were stolen works, in that place they were hiding good part of the best images of the architecture of the 20th century. Julius Shulman portrayed during the second half of last century the better of the modern architecture of the coast […]

Julius Shulman. Modernism Rediscovered
16-09-2014 No Comments

Julius Shulman. Modernism Rediscovered

The Master of Modern. More discoveries from the Julius Shulman vaults. TASCHEN’s Modernism Rediscovered (2000) brought to light for the first time forgotten architectural masterpieces, drawn from photographer Julius Shulman’s personal archives. Paying tribute to residential and commercial buildings that had slipped from public view, Shulman`s stunning photographs uncovered a rarely seen side of California Modernism. This extensive, three-volume follow-up […]

Arts & Architecture 1945-49
08-09-2014 No Comments

Arts & Architecture 1945-49

Los mejores años de nuestra vida. O cómo Arts and Architecture sentó las bases de la construcción y la cultura de posguerra Desde fines de la Segunda Guerra Mundial hasta mediados de los sesenta, en la arquitectura americana sucedieron cosas muy excitantes, como el hecho de que los nuevos talentos emergentes se focalizaran en innovadores proyectos de materiales de bajo […]

Neoplasticity | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
15-02-2013 No Comments

Neoplasticity | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

In the year 2008, Lego presented the Sears Towers of Chicago inside his line «Architecture», the first work of a series that would develop in the following years with the Guggenheim Museum of New York, Sídney’s opera or tthree paradigmatic modernity housings: the Fallingwater House of Frank Lloyd Wright, the Farnsworth House of Mies van de Rohe and the Villa Saboya of Le Corbusier. The […]

Primary architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-02-2012 One Comment

Primary architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga

The design of the buildings of service for the National Park of the country Dogon in Mali and the visitors’ center of Mopti’s Great Mosque, they are the last projects constructed by Diébédo Francis Kéré. The way crossed by Francis Kéré is really tortuous hitherto. Born in Gando, a village of Burkina Faso in 1965, was the first person of […]