Tag: racionalismo

La ciudad sobre resortes. Un experimento urbo-tecnológico de Anton Lavinsky, 1921 | Jelena Prokopljević
06-04-2020 No Comments

La ciudad sobre resortes. Un experimento urbo-tecnológico de Anton Lavinsky, 1921 | Jelena Prokopljević

Las agrupaciones como UNOVIS, INKhUK, Zhivskulptarj o VKhUTEMAS eran focos de actividad y de educación de los nuevos artistas soviéticos. La ciudad era un tema de experimentación constante: la propaganda en el espacio público y el mobiliario urbano como quioscos de prensa, tribunas o escenarios eran los temas más comunes de la actividad artística y artesanal. Estos proyectos de pequeña […]

The distinctive modernity of Norman Foster | Marcelo Gardinetti
22-07-2019 No Comments

The distinctive modernity of Norman Foster | Marcelo Gardinetti

Far from the process of ambiguous and controversial representation promoted by the postmodern convulsion that dominated the architectural scene of the early 80s, the work of Norman Foster, aligned with the thought of Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano, was promulgated in favor of a technological update of the modernity. His work ponders the mechanical analogies of the modern movement and […]

Nikolai Ladovsky: the house-commune and the psychoanalytic method of teaching architecture | Jelena Prokopljević
04-03-2019 No Comments

Nikolai Ladovsky: the house-commune and the psychoanalytic method of teaching architecture | Jelena Prokopljević

Housing was one of the great themes of architectural research since the early post-revolutionary years in the Soviet Union. The house commune was being drawn as one of the best solutions and developed in two directions: the reorganization of existing homes and building new ones. The first option comprehended the subdivision of expropriated houses and the new division of the […]

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream
10-05-2018 No Comments

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream

Josep Lluis Sert, un sueño nómada Josep Lluís Sert was the first Spanish architect of international reputation. “Apostle of the rationalism in Spain”. 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. Free verse in a world dominated by the […]

The eclecticism in the Spanish modern architecture. Years 20-30 and 50-60 | Antón Capitel
22-01-2018 No Comments

The eclecticism in the Spanish modern architecture. Years 20-30 and 50-60 | Antón Capitel

It can be said, without too many exaggeration, that any architecture is eclectic, and can be added also that so often reside in this condition the most important bases of his own quality. But has to be admitted equally that there are occasions, and periods, in that the above mentioned eclecticism is in the foundation itself of the architectural products […]

Alvar Aalto, a modern, classic and contemporary teacher | Antón Capitel
17-06-2016 No Comments

Alvar Aalto, a modern, classic and contemporary teacher | Antón Capitel

Alvar Aalto (Kuortane, Finland, 1898; Helsinki, 1976) was the great juvenile teacher of the modern architecture, very later to Frank Lloyd Wright, but also to Le Corbusier and to Mies van der Rohe, of similar age between them and intermediate between both first ones. And it might be said this way, without too many exaggeration, that with the works of […]

On the originality in architecture | José Ramón Hernández Correa
06-06-2016 5 Comments

On the originality in architecture | José Ramón Hernández Correa

A few weeks ago, the inexhaustible library of Javier Echepare‘s images proposed this Nikolai Ladovsky‘s project us. Immediately he us remembered to all much more famous other one, truth?. Certainly, when Javier put this image the response was immediate. We go, that anyone sees. ( In my case, in addition, it gives the chance of which I have the latter […]

Architecture and truth. A course of critique
02-12-2014 No Comments

Architecture and truth. A course of critique

Opposite to the forms of horror (malignant or “kitsch”), opposite to the horror of the false, easy and retro-sentimental forms (you form half liberal, half fascists), eleven lessons offer here for an alone poetical equation, that is to say, unartistic: Architecture = Civilization = Rationality = Modernity. Probably she could protect us from the obscene comical, decorated and plebeian facilismo […]

When there will be architecture? Jose Manuel Aizpurua and Joaquín Labayen
26-06-2013 No Comments

When there will be architecture? Jose Manuel Aizpurua and Joaquín Labayen

The Museum Oteiza presents the exhibition “When there will be architecture? José Manuel Aizpurua & Joaquín Labayen”, a sample formed by more than 150 objects, photographies, drawings, planes, documentation and maquetas of some of the most meant projects realised by these two authors, emblematic architects of the movement racionalista European of the first decades of the 20th century. Many of […]

Unfinished Spaces
12-08-2011 28 Comments

Unfinished Spaces

Tuyomasyo Art presents Unfinished Spaces (Unfinished Spaces) – trailer. A documentary of Alysa Nahmias and Ben Murray. This video was realized by Alysa Nahmias and Ben Murray, the directors of a documentary, ” Unfinished Spaces (Unfinished Spaces), ” on the National School of Art of Cuba. Unfinished Spaces I end in 2011. This short video with images of the movie […]

Patrimonio. “Fojo” Cinema, in Ortigueira | Antonio Tenreiro Rodriguez
07-09-2009 30 Comments

Patrimonio. “Fojo” Cinema, in Ortigueira | Antonio Tenreiro Rodriguez

This summer print belongs to an interesting building of the locality coruñesa of Ortigueira. The construction dates back of 1930. His author was Antonio Tenreiro Rodriguez. The building, simple of plant and of racionalist solutions to the vienesa, with nearby relatives in other buildings of the same kind, consists of down and two plants. It was a cinema. The cinema […]