Tag: sociedad

Scriptorium | Elías Cueto
15-09-2017 No Comments

Scriptorium | Elías Cueto

One of the more fascinating pieces of furniture of the history is the one that Antonello da Messina paints for San Jerónimo. By means of successive operations of encapsulamiento and as if about a story of Borges it was treating itself, the Renaissance painter locates a space inside other one and this inside one more. The picture frames a wall, […]

Antonio Bustamante | Elías Cueto
01-09-2017 No Comments

Antonio Bustamante | Elías Cueto

Antonio Bustamante is an expert, consultant and teacher of ergonomics. Across his web page one can accede to some of his interesting investigations and works. This Spanish architect thinks about the way of sitting down and does it from the point of view of the health, making compatible the traditional postural approach with a social, historical and psychological vision. In […]

The trade of the structures consultant (III) | Juan Carlos Arroyo
28-08-2017 No Comments

The trade of the structures consultant (III) | Juan Carlos Arroyo

Does how much weigh his building? We all think that our profession is many responsibility. The consultants of structures also … why not! The professionals we have a responsibility on the result and therefore we must know what has to give, before doing the work. We have to have this fusible alert in order that if it works out slightly […]

Pulling out the Stops. Lee Lozano
22-08-2017 No Comments

Pulling out the Stops. Lee Lozano

Throughout the 1960s, and across only twelve years, Lee Lozano (Newark, 1930–1999) developed a radically provocative body of work, actuated by the staunch questioning of each and every socially imposed structure. Her career unfolded alongside the emerging civil rights and anti-war movement and the protest, free and pacifist spirit that sprang up through the political landscape and aesthetics in America […]

Of the precipice of the statue | Pedro Hernández
21-08-2017 One Comment

Of the precipice of the statue | Pedro Hernández

“Construct a monument him to the monument”, it was saying one of the front pages of the magazine of critique of Caín art. I joust almost at the same time as this publication was going out, one was presenting officially the last work of the Mexican artist Sebastián: the Warrior Chimalli, an enormous sculpture of red color of 60 meters […]

Bill Viola: a retrospective
15-08-2017 No Comments

Bill Viola: a retrospective

Bill Viola (b. New York, 1951) is one of the leading artists of our time who is widely recognized as a pioneer in the development of video art, a medium he discovered in the early 1970s while enrolled in the “Experimental Studios” program at Syracuse University, New York. Even in his early video works it is evident that Viola’s life’s […]

The art of the photography
25-07-2017 No Comments

The art of the photography

The photography joins as artistic discipline in the art in the first decades of s. The XXth, and we might say that in the 21st century already it is a way of expression totally consolidated, probably for his wide possibilities to create images with the maximum possible realism and that in turn it offers a wide range of possibilities of […]

Glen Gould chair | Elías Cueto
21-07-2017 No Comments

Glen Gould chair | Elías Cueto

Hypochondriac, suffering from syndrome of asperger, obsessive – compulsive maniac of the work, perfectionist of the sound and of the silence … Glenn Gould‘s eccentricities helped to popularize the works for J. S. Bach’s keyboard so much as his talent and personality. Between his eccentricities, certainly, one finds his chair. The proximity with which the Canadian pianist was placing on […]

Foucault - Trump, Foucault - Trump, prelude of the post truth | Marc Chalamanch
17-07-2017 No Comments

Foucault – Trump, Foucault – Trump, prelude of the post truth | Marc Chalamanch

New old men it happens, new old theories. Last November 8, 2016 Donald Trump gains the presidential choices of the United States of America against any forecast, making triumph a new way of doing politics that marks the entry to a new age of interrelationship between countries worldwide. A few months before it seemed – according to all the polls – […]

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 […]

Kobro and Strzemiński. Avant-Garde Prototypes
13-07-2017 No Comments

Kobro and Strzemiński. Avant-Garde Prototypes

Active from the late 1910s until the early 1950s, Katarzyna Kobro and Władysław Strzemiński produced work that was especially consistent with modernist avant-garde ideas. Touching on various disciplines, including painting, sculpture, architecture, and industrial and graphic design, their oeuvre anticipated new trends that were to reach their plenitude in the practices of later generations, such as minimalism, the Zero movement, […]

Documentary "The scale humanizes"
11-07-2017 No Comments

Documentary “The scale humanizes”

If for many years the cities have been seen only as an environment destined to favor the growth of projects and companies, and consistently they have been designed to prioritize the use of the car, in the last times new voices have come claiming what for the citizenship began to be already a need, to possess designed cities, designed and […]

The liquid architect | Stepienybarno
07-07-2017 No Comments

The liquid architect | Stepienybarno

Every time it is clearer that with only the competitions of the “classic architect”, in the times that run, we cannot come very far. This way, to learn of marketing or Digital Identity turns into fundamental skills to increase our labor possibilities. To it it is necessary to add a third attitude that many are called the liquid talent. From […]

The city as game | José Ramón Hernández Correa
26-06-2017 2 Comments

The city as game | José Ramón Hernández Correa

One of the movements of forefront? Of the half of the 20th century International Lyricist was. I had not heard speaking about them, and I am finding out now, reading the book El Puño Invisible, by Carlos Granés. The dadá and the surrealism left his seeds of unpredictability, illogical and I take things as a joke, that, joined the boredom and the […]

Gabriele Basilico | Elías Cueto
09-06-2017 No Comments

Gabriele Basilico | Elías Cueto

Gabriele Basilico (Milan 1944) is a photographer of recognized international prestige rewarded as prize Astroc, Osella d’Oro, prize INU, etc. Formed as architect, his images resort frequently to the urban landscape as source of inspiration. The observation of the relations with the constructed environment occupies a fundamental place inside his visual production. In this respect it is called a series […]

“The president”. The reappropriation of the public space | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte
12-05-2017 No Comments

“The president”. The reappropriation of the public space | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

“The president” (Wild in the Streets), directed by Barry Shear, had the premiere in the convulsed May, 68. It belongs to a group of movies that will affect in the new power of an unincluded youth: Riot on Sunset Street, Dreyfuss, 1967; Privilege, Watkins, 1967; I love you, Alice B. Toklas, Averback, 1968; Alice’s Restaurant, Penn, 1969; Performance, Cammell y […]

The trade of the structures consultant (II) | Juan Carlos Arroyo
08-05-2017 No Comments

The trade of the structures consultant (II) | Juan Carlos Arroyo

Una buena estructura es como un buen equipo. Escribiendo el anterior post sobre el oficio de consultor de estructuras ha surgido el nombre de varios personajes insignes y uno de ellos, español, que, en mi opinión, es el paradigma del concepto estructural; no en vano escribió Razón y ser de los tipos estructurales, un libro de estructuras que no contiene fórmula […]

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 […]

The vertical man | Sergio de Miguel
21-04-2017 31 Comments

The vertical man | Sergio de Miguel

“In the ballet the dancers danzan commonly on the tips of his feet. At first sight this behaviour seems so much artificial like without sense. To understand a so important appearance of the ballet one has to investigate the nature and the meaning of the vertical in the human life.” The vertical: fundamental principle of the classical dance (1926) Akim […]

From the Utopian failure | Pedro Hernández
17-04-2017 No Comments

From the Utopian failure | Pedro Hernández

The architecture for yes same is unable to put solution to the males of the company. For much that has existed during great part of the 20th century an effort from the theory for claiming the autonomy of the discipline, today we know that the architecture limits itself, actually, in a complex process that is affected by the economic thing, […]

The XXVIth Works CEMEX Award 2017
04-04-2017 No Comments

The XXVIth Works CEMEX Award 2017

From the last March 29 until the next April 21 there is opened the term of presentation of candidacies of the works that will represent to Spain in the XXVI Works CEMEX Prize 2017. The award recognizes the best constructive practices and to his creators in the world across five categories: residential housing, economic housing, building, collective space, and infrastructure. […]

The trade of the structures consultant (I) | Juan Carlos Arroyo
20-02-2017 No Comments

The trade of the structures consultant (I) | Juan Carlos Arroyo

Can you do the pine with the arms opened 45º? For years I formulated (for me itself) the secret of “having trade”, something that a good shopkeeper must have, a good doctor, a good taxi driver, a good engineer and a good architect. The trade consists of three ingredients, the deep knowledge of the concept, the order of magnitude and […]

Terramotourism
17-01-2017 No Comments

Terramotourism

On 1 November 1755 an earthquake destroyed the city of Lisbon. Its impact was such that it displaced man from the center of creation. Its ruins legitimized Enlightened Despotism. Lisbon today is trembling again, shaken by a tourist earthquake that transforms the city at cruising speed. Its impact displaces the inhabitant of the center of the city. What new absolutisms will […]

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 […]

Consumers and consumers | José Ramón Hernández Correa
19-12-2016 One Comment

Consumers and consumers | José Ramón Hernández Correa

Now that us falls the politics, which us falls the ideology, which falls the culture, the faith, the structure … quite, the only certainty that we still have is that we live in a company of consumption and that the consumerism continues being the king of everything. We do not realize, but we, that already we are not (or scarcely […]

The beautiful thing and the Sinister thing | Miquel Lacasta
16-12-2016 One Comment

The beautiful thing and the Sinister thing | Miquel Lacasta

In zones of comfort, that is to say, in known environments, parametrized in advance or structured before in the mind of the individuals, the opposite dualities can manage to make sense. I refer to dualities of the type full or empty, black or white, opened or enclosure, etc. These opposite or exclusive dualities, there work because the recipient of the […]

With oranges he understands himself! | Juan Carlos Arroyo
12-12-2016 No Comments

With oranges he understands himself! | Juan Carlos Arroyo

The experts say in learning that the biggest effort that the human brain does in all his life is to learn to count: to be capable of relating a number (abstract concept) to a quantity of something and specially, that this quantity costs for different things, three horses or three flowers.1 All the human beings we manage to crown this […]