Tag: Roma

Rain of light | Íñigo García Odiaga
18-02-2019 No Comments

Rain of light | Íñigo García Odiaga

Curiously, the most intense memory left in our memory by the Roman Pantheon is that of an absence, the point where matter disappears to lighten the concrete membrane of its dome, where it is more slender. In that zenith, the oculus with its nine meters in diameter, opens the interior space to the sky, allowing the air and also the […]

Images of the city. Transformations in the time | Jorge Gorostiza
14-07-2017 No Comments

Images of the city. Transformations in the time | Jorge Gorostiza

The cities, in spite of all his blemishes and disadvantages, are the most original, creation notable and typical of the human beings. It does not fit the minor doubt that today the life of our species on this planet might not understand without these built-up environments where we develop our lives. The populations are like the alive organisms: they are […]

Madrid ’54. The Expo that was not | Alberto Ruiz
24-04-2017 No Comments

Madrid ’54. The Expo that was not | Alberto Ruiz

La capitalidad de la nación fue un asunto fundamental para el régimen de Franco. La duración sostenida del frente de Madrid desde los últimos días del año 1936 hasta el final de la guerra había provocado considerables daños materiales, especialmente en la zona oeste de la capital —Ciudad Universitaria, barrio de Moncloa, Gran Vía— cuya reparación se convirtió en asunto […]

Thinking the architecture (I) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
24-02-2017 No Comments

Thinking the architecture (I) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

The desire to confirm points of view on what it is necessary to to do has been done loudly between architects in the last three decades. In some academic means this desire turned as for study, is named (incorrectly) A Theory of the Architecture. That would be a body of ideas, concepts, points of view, which seek to explain the […]

We | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
10-07-2015 No Comments

We | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

«The only way that we still have to manage to be big, even inimitable if it is possible, is that of the imitation of the Former ones; what someone said of Homero, namely, that to learn to understand it well is to learn to admire it, costs equally for the works of art of the Former ones, especially those of […]

Inventions: New York vs. Rem Koolhaas, Bernard Tschumi, Piranesi'
21-05-2015 No Comments

Inventions: New York vs. Rem Koolhaas, Bernard Tschumi, Piranesi’

‘Inventions: New York vs. Rem Koolhaas, Bernard Tschumi, Piranesi’ is the new book by José Juan Barba, an essay which looks into the texts, inventions, drawings and ideas of Rem Koolhaas, Bernard Tschumi and the great Italian engraver Giovanni Battista Piranesi, in search of new perspectives which broaden the way we see, think y make Architecture. On ‘Invenciones: Nueva York […]

MADRID RÍO: the dubious cost of an attractive park | Antón Capitel
11-08-2014 No Comments

MADRID RÍO: the dubious cost of an attractive park | Antón Capitel

1. The city of Madrid has very recently developed a big and magnificent new park that stretches for some miles along the Manzanares riverbank. Despite being an important alteration of the city center in its very essence, this change cannot be considered on its own; quite on the contrary, it is the result of a dubious engineering scheme, namely the […]

Arquia/Maestros 02 · Rafael Moneo
17-04-2014 No Comments

Arquia/Maestros 02 · Rafael Moneo

RAFAEL MONEO. Interviewed by Luis Fernandez-Galiano RAFAEL MONEO VALLÉS (Tudela, 1937) is the only Prize Spanish Pritzker, but close to the artistic excellence that this distinction celebrates, the influential path of the of Navarre architect is marked by the intellectual dimension of his projects and for a pedagogic vocation that has expressed across his generous dedication to the education in […]

Intersection | Antonio S. Rio Vázquez
08-03-2013 2 Comments

Intersection | Antonio S. Rio Vázquez

«With the last liras and the kilometric one I go out of the Termini of Rome and, of a pull, come to Corunna. Have seen and ear, I have done, have learned» Andrés Fernández-Albalat All way should take to us – at least except some time – to Rome. And there, possibly, the way happens for the Termini station. «An alone main […]

Granada. Rome. Santiago an Unfinished Trip
13-02-2013 No Comments

Granada. Rome. Santiago an Unfinished Trip

Next February 14 the exhibition is inaugurated in The Crypt of the FAD “Granada. Rome. Santiago an Unfinished Trip” It shows that  La Incubadora of the FAD forms a part of the cycle of exhibitions and the project work of the courses exposes 2010-2012 of a group of students of architecture across an initiation trip to three mythical and universal […]

Walter Gropius interview by Emilio Garroni (1961)
13-11-2012 No Comments

Walter Gropius interview by Emilio Garroni (1961)

On the occasion of the exhibition “«Bauhaus», held before the national of modern art (GNAM) of Rome Gallery between November 20 and December 5, 1961, Professor.” Emilio Garroni, Professor of philosophy of aesthetics, interview Walter Gropius who was the director of the famous design school active in Weimar in the 1920s. The passage is extracted from the transmission RAI “Arts […]

The city. Massimo Cacciari
07-02-2011 34 Comments

The city. Massimo Cacciari

In a text arisen of a series of reports Massimo Cacciari visits the history of the city through his sustrato deeper and launches a provocativa philosophical and aesthetic reflection. The route begins in Greece and Rome, that offer two models antagónicos of city: the polis Greek, of ethnic nature and, by definition, endogámica and tight; and the model legalista of […]