Tag: sudamérica

Another essential Brazilian | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
08-04-2019 No Comments

Another essential Brazilian | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

This wandering through the legacy of Oscar Niemeyer takes one to the Brazilian culture. And within it architecture as an accepted expression, promoted and integrated into a kind of national “being”. Because that journey of centennial and exceptional man is also the path of a culture. To verify what has been said, it is enough to refer to Lucio Costa […]

Equipped housings? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
23-12-2016 One Comment

Equipped housings? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

Introduction. One of the most persistent obstacles in companies like ours is the subordination to the points of view of the central countries with regard to what it must be done. It is the old history of the peripheries that so well he analyzed in his moment, giving him a draft of a lot of interest Jose Ortega y Gasset […]

Aura Project | hísCali Team
10-02-2016 No Comments

Aura Project | hísCali Team

The Project Aura treats itself about a project realized by students of the School of Architecture of the University of Seville (ETSAS) and the University Santiago of Cali that Decathlon Latinoamérica was born like proposed the Solar contest and Caribbean 2015 celebrated in Cali (Colombia) last December. The project is born of the reconsideration of the Latin architectural culture, applied […]

The beauty of the hardness | Íñigo García Odiaga
18-09-2015 31 Comments

The beauty of the hardness | Íñigo García Odiaga

A pair of publications and four buildings finished of exquisite form have presented to the public the work and the path of the born architect in Maracaibo, Venezuela, but of Swiss training, Christian Kerez. After obtaining his degree in 1998 in the federal institute of technology of Zurich began his professional march like photographer of architecture. There are architects whose […]

micro Urbanismo | Íñigo García Odiaga
27-07-2015 3 Comments

micro Urbanismo | Íñigo García Odiaga

Often when we think about urbanism, we visualize big real-estate operations of transformation of the city. The European cities seem to move to the pace that marks the construction of new neighborhoods, of new developments that in occasions have managed to duplicate the existing city. This urban methodology, besides slightly advisable, is demonstrated totally uselessly when it is a question […]

Modern architecture without modern movement | Aldo G. Facho Dede
29-09-2014 No Comments

Modern architecture without modern movement | Aldo G. Facho Dede

Modern architecture without modern movement. The case of Peru. Talking with the architect Ricardo Cárdenas I gave form to the concept of which in Peru the Modern Architecture developed without Modern Movement. This sounds of the first reading less incoherent, how is it possible to detach the architecture of the movement that gives him sustenance?, in the lines that later […]

The 'autoconstruction boom' in the Peru | Aldo G. Facho Dede
01-09-2014 26 Comments

The ‘autoconstruction boom’ in the Peru | Aldo G. Facho Dede

I share with you this article written by Silvia Mendoza and published in the Diario El Comercio of the Peru on 14 June, in which they stand out the important volume of edificaciones that realise without the advice of the pertinent professionals. This is not new, that I remember is the classical discussion of the workshops of design in the […]

Elementary. Manual of incremental housing and participative design
20-02-2013 No Comments

Elementary. Manual of incremental housing and participative design

Elemental begins in 2000, when Andrew Iacobelli (1969), Paul Allard (1969) and Alejandro Aravena (1967) are known in Harvard University and decided to do “something” to improve the standard of social housing in Chile. That “something” has been converted over the years into one of the most active and influential offices throughout Latin America. One of the great achievements of […]

The city that flees
31-10-2012 No Comments

The city that flees

Short documentary on neighborhoods closed in Buenos Aires. Directed by Lucrecia Martel.

Magazine A35 [Nº3]
25-10-2012 No Comments

Magazine A35 [Nº3]

“Each school, each tendency, is based in some number of premises, and the forms of the buildings that create the architects ascribed to each one of them are not only the product of his fantasy, but also a logical consequence of said premises. If the forms are absurd is because the premises are irrational”  – Vilanova Artigas 1952 – For […]

Paradoxes of a great prize | Martin Marcos
18-10-2012 No Comments

Paradoxes of a great prize | Martin Marcos

The Great Architecture Award 2012 granted by FADEA (Federation Argentina of Architects’ Entities) and ARQ (prestigious supplement of architecture of the diary Bugle) has been for the Puerto Roldán House, of the Arqs. Gerardo Caballero y Maite Fernandez. Selection that I imply a tour all over the country looking for the most significant works of last five years in each […]

Nycander House. Alfredo Baertl Montori | Fernando Freire Forga
08-10-2012 No Comments

Nycander House. Alfredo Baertl Montori | Fernando Freire Forga

Nycander House. Alfredo Baertl Montori. Miraflores, Lima. 1957 In a regular area of 1250 m2 (25 m. Abreast for 50 m. Of bottom) and between dividing, the spatial distribution of the house Nycander is solved dividing the lot in 2 big gardens or opened spaces: a zone opened in the front (presenting the access) and the great later garden. This […]

Wiracocha House. Luis Miró Quesada Garland | Aldo G. Facho Dede
30-08-2012 No Comments

Wiracocha House. Luis Miró Quesada Garland | Aldo G. Facho Dede

We cannot understand the evolution of the Modern Architecture in Peru without checking Luis Miró Quesada Garland’s figure and inside his work the house Huiracocha. Though still it is in foot, there has been glaringly deformed by his successive owners which impedes to obtain photographic records. The images that accompany this note have been obtained by me of the article […]

Miraflores's Baths. Hector Velarde | Fernando Freire Forga
14-08-2012 4 Comments

Miraflores’s Baths. Hector Velarde | Fernando Freire Forga

In search of the origins of the modern architecture in Peru I thought that there existed a building that it might have meant the beginning: Miraflores’s Baths, projected by the architect Hector Velarde between 1934 and 1935. Though by the Peruvian historians this building has been catalogued inside the so called architecture – locally – as ” Style Nose ” […]

Revista 1:100 nº 38
19-07-2012 4 Comments

Revista 1:100 nº 38

In November of last year the Seminar of Latin-American Architecture that was realized in Campinas and San Paul’s Biennial show, in Brazil they were the perfect excuse to travel and to come to this incredible city most filled with Brazil and considering all his metropolitan area, the major metropolis of South America. Only for his urban structure and architectural quality, […]

D'Onofrio House. Bianco+Córdova+Williams | Aldo G. Facho Dede
16-07-2012 One Comment

D’Onofrio House. Bianco+Córdova+Williams | Aldo G. Facho Dede

The house D’Onofrio, projected and constructed in 1949, is an important project to understand him evolution of the of Lima architecture. Not so publicized as the Wiracocha of Miró Quesada (1946), but with a sum of components of high architectural value and that sure came out in other projects. It was a mask of the magazine “The Peruvian Architect” in […]

8 years of 30-60 Latin-American Notebook of Architecture.
13-07-2012 5 Comments

8 years of 30-60 Latin-American Notebook of Architecture.

” 30-60 Latin-American notebook of architecture ” it expires 8 uninterrupted years of spreading Latin-American current architecture. It is a publication of periodic appearance, born in Cordova in 2004. It is a hybrid between book and magazine. With the name 30-60 allusion is done to a geographical situation. The numbers correspond to parallel north and south between which there develops […]

Manifesto House [Infiniski Manifesto House] | James&Mau
07-06-2012 3 Comments

Manifesto House [Infiniski Manifesto House] | James&Mau

In the high place of a hill as if about a castle or strength it was treating itself, being located strategically and dominating a wonderful landscape, this house generates a permeability in his axis this west vanishing on the landscape across a great glazed space like who nothing is under a great bridge in the half of … this effect […]

Pimp my carroça
11-04-2012 2 Comments

Pimp my carroça

The recollectors of resíduos do a fundamental work for the recycling of resíduos. An activity of great environmental and social value realized with carts. Mundane, an artist of São Paulo is asking for collaboration for the collective financing of Pimp my carroça, a project of customización and improvement of carts of classifiers and it is doing it across Catarse, a […]

(:) Siza
29-03-2012 624 Comments

(:) Siza

(2 points) is a publication dedicated to the analysis of relevant projects of the contemporary architecture from the point of view of his construction. An attentive study to the materialization of every design, for which different scales of a project are reproduced, penetrating into less evident aspects of the current architecture. Ibere Camargo begins this series of publications with the […]

2G N.61 Pezo von Ellrichshausen
27-03-2012 3 Comments

2G N.61 Pezo von Ellrichshausen

Chile goes years proposing new manners of architectural production from a small place and till now peripheral with regard to the traditional centers of contemporary production. Architects of Mathias Klotz’s height (2G 26, 2003), Smiljan Radic (2G 44, 2007) and Cecilia Puga (2G 53, 2010) realize of an intense renovation of the Chilean architecture, which has his continuation in the […]

Con Techo o Sin Techo
24-02-2012 78 Comments

Con Techo o Sin Techo

The precarious habitat, the most visible image of the poverty, reaches in Latin America to a great proportion of the population of the field and up to to a third of the urban population. The experience of the diverse countries and actors in the improvement of the habitat is a heritage that allows the communication between the countries of Latin […]

La Chimenea [nº3]
23-11-2011 188 Comments

La Chimenea [nº3]

Keenly let’s sense beforehand the third number of the magazine “La Chimenea” edited and directed by Israel Romero from Chimbote (Peru). It was one of the pleasing surprises of the Congress A-35, for the sharp critical sense, clarity of ideas and enterprising energy of the author. Already to have survived the first number is a coomendable sample of dedication and […]

Revista 1:100 nº 34
07-11-2011 173 Comments

Revista 1:100 nº 34

Crossing a publishing line planned by the architects’ work of diverse countries, we extend the approach of Magazine 1:100 on having penetrated a new border to come in this occasion, and for the first time to Paraguay, place where there is implanted the work of the architect Javier Corvalán and the work developed in his study, to which it calls […]

QOTO [02]
03-11-2011 844 Comments

QOTO [02]

QOTO, magazine chiclayana of architecture, after a year of thrown credit his first edition returns to take again his intellectual base formed thanks to the contributions of the FAUIC – UDCH. But this time, orientated to the good architecture that exists in Chiclayo that of the Modern Architecture of the Modern Movement of great international rooting. Opening I go on […]

Architecture Film Festival, Santiago Chile
28-10-2011 31 Comments

Architecture Film Festival, Santiago Chile

The cinema will give us a statement, the Architecture will give us a context. This way one presents one of the Festivals most waited in this part of the South American territory and that will land exactly in one more year, in October, 2012, in Santiago of Chile. One that, logically, it is very anticipated for whom we write in […]

Remembering Manuel Ángel Ganoza | Fernando Freire Forga
13-10-2011 61 Comments

Remembering Manuel Ángel Ganoza | Fernando Freire Forga

El arquitecto Manuel Ángel Ganoza Plaza nació en Trujillo – Perú el 01 de Octubre de 1930. Los estudios primarios y secundarios los realizó en la ciudad de Trujillo y Lima respectivamente. Entre los años de 1950 y 1954, estudió la carrera de Arquitectura en la Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería en Lima, obteniendo luego el título de Ingeniero-Arquitecto en Enero […]

Unfinished Spaces
12-08-2011 28 Comments

Unfinished Spaces

Tuyomasyo Art presents Unfinished Spaces (Unfinished Spaces) – trailer. A documentary of Alysa Nahmias and Ben Murray. This video was realized by Alysa Nahmias and Ben Murray, the directors of a documentary, ” Unfinished Spaces (Unfinished Spaces), ” on the National School of Art of Cuba. Unfinished Spaces I end in 2011. This short video with images of the movie […]

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 […]

Brazilian Architecture: Paulo Mendes da Rocha
07-07-2011 39 Comments

Brazilian Architecture: Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Paulo Mendes da Rocha’s architecture shocks already to the first sight: it demonstrates, in spite of only observing it, his condition of fruit of a creative action, for the opportunity of his emergency, for the consistency of his spatial structure and, in end, for the solvency of his plasticity. No gesture of the author who betrays alleviation or impulse of […]