Tag: Ricardo Bofill

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide
19-07-2019 No Comments

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide

“Sed fugit interea, fugit irreparabile tempus”.1 A tour of the Canal de Castilla puts background to these reflections on time. A time of slow discourse between the sound of water. The Canal de Castilla is the great effort of Spanish hydraulic engineering at the end of the 18th century. The late son of the Enlightenment and early victim of the […]

Esquizo. Ricardo Bofill, Paolo Portoghesi and José Luis Guarner | Jorge Gorostiza
07-06-2019 No Comments

Esquizo. Ricardo Bofill, Paolo Portoghesi and José Luis Guarner | Jorge Gorostiza

It often happens that looking for something in a newspaper or magazine, you will find something else, sometimes more interesting, than the one originally wanted. This has happened recently in the newspaper library of La Vanguardia, where I found an article that links two architects with a film and a film critic. The architects are Paolo Portoghesi and Ricardo Bofill, the film […]

Jacinto Esteva, filmmaker and architect | Jorge Gorostiza
22-06-2018 No Comments

Jacinto Esteva, filmmaker and architect | Jorge Gorostiza

Sometimes in the department store of provinces unsuspected findings take place. It does very little visiting increasingly limited section of videoes of one of them, I found a jewel buried between enormous boxes of popular series, the edition that they have done the Film library of Catalonia and Cameo with Jacinto Esteva‘s work. A really very elegant, exquisite edition – […]

Thinking the architecture (II) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
03-03-2017 34 Comments

Thinking the architecture (II) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

Article continuation of “Thinking the architecture (I)”. It is necessary to clear what can understand by ideology, a word that is used to  apply only to the politics and produces doubts applied to other human activities. I take this definition: “An ideology is the group of ideas that inciden in elder or lower degree in the characteristics of the practice […]

Arquia/Maestros 04 · 05 · 06
24-11-2015 No Comments

Arquia/Maestros 04 · 05 · 06

Already three copies of the edition are available for the sale 2015 of the collection arquia/maestros, produced and edited by the Arquia Foundation consisting of the recordings (audio-visual monographs) of you interview relevant architects of the contemporary architecture. The object of the collection is that out-standing teachers of the architecture transmit his thought, of alive voice, to future generations of […]

Instruments of measure of the time (IV) | Jorge Rodríguez
24-07-2015 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (IV) | Jorge Rodríguez

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘When you make your trip to Ítaca. He asks that the way is long, Full of adventures, fully of experiences.’ Constantino Cavafis We are closing the caseto, that we all want beach and partyng, and in summer a good evening party attracts until every sunday. And already set to close, […]

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez
10-04-2015 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘Nothing looks like the love as the young woman passion of an artist that initiates the delicious torture of his destination.’ Honoré de Balzac ‘The one who, teenager of genius, has not fluttered on having appeared before a teacher, he will lack always a rope in the violin, a brushstroke, […]

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez
01-12-2014 One Comment

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘We are our memory, are this fantastic museum of inconstant forms, this heap of torn mirrors.’ JL Borges Probably living is any more than an eternal construction than recollections. We pledge in anticipating the melancholy that us will bring the memory, projecting our past future. Probably because of it, when […]

Towards Biology
20-11-2014 No Comments

Towards Biology

Towards Biology is a piece created in collaboration with Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura for the exhibition “Time, Space, Existence” held at Palazzo Bembo within the framework of the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale. In Towards Biology we consider abstractly, from the exhibition’s perspective, the values of La Fábrica, creative epicenter and space of the Taller de Arquitectura from the mid-1970s […]

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez
16-05-2014 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez

Always the doubts have assaulted me, I hesitate when the moment to choose approaches. But it is something that has never worried me. The doubt, the uncertainty is common. Far from denoting sluggishness or weakness, I see it as the indicative one of reflection, of pause and silence before the action. Come to this point, do I want to remember […]

(in brackets) (III) | Jorge Rodríguez
14-10-2013 One Comment

(in brackets) (III) | Jorge Rodríguez

(in brackets) (II) | Jorge Rodríguez Beginning of June. A morning of heat, strong wind of the South. Scirocco. Putting the sight out in the western part Monastir’s profile is guessed. It is that to want to see. Scarcely 70 Km separate us from the African continent. Lampedusa is a marvel. If we travel the island we discover that his […]

Round table honoring to Yona Friedman with Dennis Crompton, Ricardo Bofill and Willy Müller in the IAAC
15-06-2012 No Comments

Round table honoring to Yona Friedman with Dennis Crompton, Ricardo Bofill and Willy Müller in the IAAC

Next Tuesday, the 19th of June to them 19.00h, on the occasion of the closing of the Máster in Advanced Architecture (MAA) 2011-2012, the IAAC has organized a round table concerning the projection of an interview realized recently by the architects Willy Müller and Marta Malé-Alemany to the architect and town planner of Hungarian origin bought property in France, Yona […]

Operation Chamartín | Cristina García-Rosales
06-03-2011 39 Comments

Operation Chamartín | Cristina García-Rosales

It does some days (on 25 February past) has been approved by the Plenary of the City council of Madrid the mega-operation Chamartín after almost 20 years of announcements and negotiations. Although there are a lot of youngsters that still do not know it… This operation (or plan urbanístico) uses part of the soil of the roads of RENFE as well as other […]