Tag: ruina

Cronópolis, bajo la sombra de Detroit | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte
15-05-2020 No Comments

Cronópolis, bajo la sombra de Detroit | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

En 1960, J. G. Ballard escribe “Cronópolis”, un relato de ciencia ficción que muestra el proceso de degradación de una gran ciudad en un inquietante futuro. Se trata de una ciudad en la que ha sido abolida (y prohibida) la medida del tiempo. No existen los relojes, no existe la dimensión temporal de cualquier acción personal. Esto viene derivado de […]

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 […]

Rehabilitación nave lateral del monasterio de San Clodio en Leiro | OLA estudio
03-10-2018 No Comments

Rehabilitación nave lateral del monasterio de San Clodio en Leiro | OLA estudio

Build a spa in a stone box. The current Hotel Monumento de San Clodio in Leiro is one of the most important pieces of Galician monastic architecture. Annex to the set were the ruins of the stables and cellar. A large stone caisson with remains of the vaults that covered the ground floor. This ruin, impregnated with gravity and time, […]

Rehabilitation of Housing Sarela_Rehab | 2es+_oficina de arquitectura
18-01-2017 No Comments

Rehabilitation of Housing Sarela_Rehab | 2es+_oficina de arquitectura

One of the secrets better avoided the City of Santiago de Compostela we find it on the banks of the Rio Sarela … To only a kilometre of the Cathedral, it is precisely in this place where there takes place the exceptional singularity of the survival of the last contact between the historical city and his rural territory of origin, […]

Architecture in deconstruction | Alberto Ruiz
17-10-2014 No Comments

Architecture in deconstruction | Alberto Ruiz

Years ago I had the opportunity to visit the enclosure of what had been the universal exhibition of Seville of that glorious 1992 that seemed that it was going to put Spain in the place that was deserved (probably, I dress the seen, yes that did it). That visit was organized by a teacher of the School of Architecture of […]

The beauty of the ugly thing | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-09-2014 No Comments

The beauty of the ugly thing | Íñigo García Odiaga

Since it has happened every year from 2000, on June 1, 2012 there was opened the public the summer pavilion of the Serpentine Gallery of London. The Pavilion of 2012 has been realized by the Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron in collaboration with the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. The equipment that was responsible for the most emblematic building of the […]

Shed in Quilmas | CREUSeCARRASCO
02-07-2014 One Comment

Shed in Quilmas | CREUSeCARRASCO

Antique shed for equipment of fishing, placed on a rock in the batiente of the sea, which rehabilitation joins the uses of store and refuge by means of, in absence of electricity, to cross two technologies that qualify the only space: the natural zenithal light and the disposition of the objects hung and brought closer in him. The building was […]

Chao House | CREUSeCARRASCO
18-06-2014 One Comment

Chao House | CREUSeCARRASCO

To return to construct a small housing of little more than 3 meters of width and 16 of bottom in the end of an apple. To solve with clarity the urban scene, contributing a vision renewed of the way of constructing, without forgetting the own identity, by means of references to the history and local culture. To build in wood, […]

Intermittent memory. Conversations from the ruin
12-03-2014 One Comment

Intermittent memory. Conversations from the ruin

Sixteen artists expose his vision concerning the memory and the ruin in Noia’s Lyceum (Galicia, Spain). The exhibition “Intermittent memory. Conversations from the ruin”, organized by a multidisciplinary group of 16 artists formed in different disciplines as the fine arts, the architecture or the cinema, it will remain opened in Noia’s Lyceum from 7 on March 31. It is a […]

Essay on Decline · Luis Úrculo
04-02-2014 No Comments

Essay on Decline · Luis Úrculo

Albert Speer, the architect that Hitler placed in charge of most of the important building projects of the Third Reich, habitually made drawings of the future ruins of his own buildings. Speer claimed, with reason, that the real potential of architecture resides in the evocative force of its future ruin or destruction. And in order to justify this argument, he […]

Objet trouvé [01]: Arne Jacobsen and the columns of the Olimpeión of Athens | Rodrigo Almonacid
27-09-2013 One Comment

Objet trouvé [01]: Arne Jacobsen and the columns of the Olimpeión of Athens | Rodrigo Almonacid

Arne Jacobsen was a great draftsman and even better watercolorist. When he was enjoying a few vacations always his pencils and paintbrushes were accompanying him. He was enjoying this interest, which it was cultivating from his infancy. Always he confessed that it was not any more than it, a mere interest, which did not have any artistic pretension with those […]

Ruin and reconstruction of the trade of the architect
15-05-2013 No Comments

Ruin and reconstruction of the trade of the architect

Nowadays the young architects and arquitectas are fighting to initiate and continue our professional activity in a situation of enormous economic and professional difficulty. If you are of those who work every day to conquer this situation, of that they propose new ideas, of that alternatives search … Definitively, if you want to share with us your point of view […]

Welcome to my lof
26-04-2012 One Comment

Welcome to my lof

Next April 27 they present, in the Center Torrent Ballester de Ferrol, the exhibition, Welcome to my loft, comisariada for Ángel Calvo Ulloa, it offers a reflection on the city and the architecture understanding his condition of Utopia, in a few cases, of ruin in others and, finally, of abstraction. In all our spaces, the contrast between the architecture of […]

Patrimonio. Cheap houses, 1911. Centenary of the first law
06-10-2009 47 Comments

Patrimonio. Cheap houses, 1911. Centenary of the first law

Commemorative exhibition of the Centenary, of the Law of Cheap Houses; a norm that, for the housing in Spain, marked forever the original line of exit and it constitutes the stone fundacional of a constructive process of improvement and social well-being to which still we consider totally alive and opened. On the other hand, a heritage that till now has […]

Patrimonio. Cinema "MArvi" is sold: "Marvi" | Felipe Heredero - Carlos Sobrini
30-03-2009 381 Comments

Patrimonio. Cinema “MArvi” is sold: “Marvi” | Felipe Heredero – Carlos Sobrini

Last Friday, the 23rd of March El País newspaper published a brief article signed by Patricia Gosálvez on the ” Cinema Marvi “, a former cinema of neighborhood that is in sale. For whom it has not known it, little or nothing will represent the history of this place. Actually one more cinema, or less, of many that were offering […]