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Mathematics and beauty in architecture. On the shoulders of giants
22-08-2019 No Comments

Mathematics and beauty in architecture. On the shoulders of giants

Mathematics and architecture have a more than evident relationship since the construction of the first buildings. Mathematics not only guarantees the safety of buildings, which resist weight and do not fall, but also beauty. We find the golden reason in the Parthenon, the dome of revolution in Hagia Sophia; the 17 possible tessellations in the Alhambra in Granada, the Fibonacci […]

The church of Tas, Sopuerta | Garmendia Cordero Arquitectos
24-07-2019 No Comments

The church of Tas, Sopuerta | Garmendia Cordero Arquitectos

Any change in the use of a space obviously requires a series of actions that adapt said place to the new needs that are presented beyond the implicit ones that the mere updating of it entails. On this occasion, the task of transformation was as motivating as it was exceptional: transforming an abandoned Renaissance church into a home. Throughout the […]

Ventura Rodríguez. Arquitecto de la Ilustración
16-01-2018 No Comments

Ventura Rodríguez. Arquitecto de la Ilustración

La exposición “Ventura Rodríguez, arquitecto de la Ilustración”, celebrada con motivo del 300 aniversario de su nacimiento, está organizada por la Consejería de Cultura, Turismo y Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid, la Secretaría de Estado de Cultura del Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte y la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando. En enero de 1788, apenas dos […]

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 […]

1,000 m2 of desire. Architecture and sexuality
27-12-2016 No Comments

1,000 m2 of desire. Architecture and sexuality

The exhibition looks at the way Western society has planned, built and imagined spaces for sex from the 18th century to the present day. With some 250 exhibits, including drawings and architectural models, art installations, audiovisuals, books and other materials, the exhibition explores the power of spaces as the driving force of desire and shows how architecture has been a […]

RE: The Shakers… Resonances | Xosé Suárez
30-09-2016 No Comments

RE: The Shakers… Resonances | Xosé Suárez

STUDIO GORM, in his series Peg (Peg + Wood Peg) gathers two of the principal characteristics of the tradition Shaker: The first one consists of the union of the pieces of wood for assembly without using accessories; that derives from the form of life of these communities, where there were in use only the materials which they were having in […]

The Shakers…| Elías Cueto
29-07-2016 No Comments

The Shakers…| Elías Cueto

In the middle of the 18th century and Ann Lees’s slant, the Shakers are constituted by the first time as a Protestant community split of the Quákeros. The essential beginning of this group is the celibacy, the equality between sexes, the community of goods and the confession. To measured of the 19th century they are the most widespread Utopian community […]

Architectural tours in Mexico (documentary series)
27-03-2014 No Comments

Architectural tours in Mexico (documentary series)

Series of videoes of architectural works for that there looks the recognition of the national values doing crossed by some of the most significant spaces of Mexico. In Architectural Tours of Mexico we have proposed to realize a series of documentary videoes on some architectural specially significant works of Mexico. The offer is to realize a series of tours that […]

The Modern Form in the One-family Peruvian Housing 1950-1970 | Fernando Freire Forga
28-07-2011 24 Comments

The Modern Form in the One-family Peruvian Housing 1950-1970 | Fernando Freire Forga

The modern movement arises as consequence of the social ideology of the epoch, the artistic evolution, the technological reached advances and the new trends of life in the developed countries. Critics recount, that chronologically the modern architecture, is recognized after the artistic revolution happened during the forefronts of beginnings of the 20th century. The modernity, with a new look to […]