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The penalty of Jørn Utzon | Borja Lopez Cotelo
03-03-2014 One Comment

The penalty of Jørn Utzon | Borja Lopez Cotelo

The night of June 20, 1976 it was falling a thin rain on Belgrade. Antonín walked his skinny figure for forty meters that separate the midfield of the penalty spot, placed the ball and moved back to take run. It raised the head. Before him, this Sepp Maier’s bony and fierce face; maybe then he remembered Zdeněk Hruška, that companion […]

Utzon: inspiration, vision, architecture
14-02-2014 No Comments

Utzon: inspiration, vision, architecture

Sydney Opera House is the most celebrated modern building in the world yet its architect, Jorn Utzon, has always shunned publicity and remains the least well known of the major modern architects. Written with unprecedented access to Utzon, his archives and associates, Utzon: Inspiration, Vision, Architecture presents the first comprehensive account of his work and ideas, and situates his achievements […]

100 Ideas that changed the architecture
11-02-2014 No Comments

100 Ideas that changed the architecture

A succinct, pleasant and accessible introduction of the wide range of ideas that give form to the architecture. Analysis of basic elements of the construction, as doors, windows or columns, as well as of the material innovators who have developed along the history of the architecture, as the steel. An interesting exploration of the historical and architectural movements and of […]