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Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-04-2019 No Comments

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga

It is said that the classical Greek sculpture reached its maximum splendor when it began to use the contrapposto. This Italian term could be defined as the relation that the different parts of the body establish when initiating the movement. The weight of the body rests mainly on one leg, so that the corresponding hip rises with respect to the […]

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga
15-10-2018 No Comments

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga

In 1998 Peter Zumthor concluded the construction of Sogn Benedetg‘s small chapel. The Building was coming to replace the baroque church constructed in the Swiss people of Sumvitg that had been destroyed by an avalanche of snow. The original church knew of the risk to which it was exposed for what one of his buttresses had specialized himself in the […]

Rural architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga
25-08-2014 2 Comments

Rural architecture | Íñigo García Odiaga

There exists the widespread idea of which the contemporary this architecture tied inevitably to the urban thing and therefore to the density of the great city. Nevertheless in territories or companies of life intimately tied to the field, the landscape or definitively the nature, the modern architecture has made way for itself in the rural environment. The rules are different, […]

Liquid mass | Íñigo García Odiaga
09-05-2014 No Comments

Liquid mass | Íñigo García Odiaga

Though it could look like a terrible contradiction, already from the 50s, architects like Michael Fisac have experimented with the liquid properties of the concrete. A like cement mass that acquires a stony condition after his plotted one, but that in origin is a fluid that allows to treat it as an effective form. The concrete therefore adopts the form […]

Le Corbusier. An atlas of modern landscapes
06-02-2014 No Comments

Le Corbusier. An atlas of modern landscapes

Le Corbusier, a key figure of the architecture of the 20th century, was pioneering in the studies of improvement of the housings of the lowest classes and proposed new forms of efficient architecture in very populated cities. Le Corbusier was, in turn, a multidisciplinary artist, with a work that spreads also to the painting and the photography, joining art and […]

“Never Modern” · Tom Emerson
15-04-2013 No Comments

“Never Modern” · Tom Emerson

Tom Emerson studied architecture in Bath’s University, in the Royal College of Art and in the University of Cambridge, where later he exercised the education, as well as teacher in Architectural Associatio and in 2010 in the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. It has published articles about architecture, literature and art. There has gained different prizes as the […]

“One book and five projects”. Atelier Barão-Hutter
27-03-2013 No Comments

“One book and five projects”. Atelier Barão-Hutter

The architects Ivo Barão and Peter Hutter take part in the FOROS ESARQ 2013 with the qualified conference “A book and five projects”, in the one that they will think over it brings over of the influence that the environment of work, the strategy and the methodology exercise on the projects of a young woman office of architecture. Barão-Hutter shows a […]

The first star architect
30-10-2012 No Comments

The first star architect

Le Corbusier was a painter, architect, designer and theoretical Swiss of world renown. He is considered to be one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, though his polemic contacts with totalitarian rate misted his good name.

Yona Friedman. Genesis of a Vision
24-09-2012 No Comments

Yona Friedman. Genesis of a Vision

From September 20 until October 24, the Space Archizoom of Lausanne’s Technical Federal School (EPFL) receives ‘ Yona Friedman. Genesis of to Vision ‘, an exhibition on the creative process of the architect and artist, born in Budapest in 1923 and bought property in Paris from the decade of 1950. The exhibition is based on Friedman’s project for qualified Archizoom […]

The IInd International Congress `Architecture: The Common´
11-05-2012 168 Comments

The IInd International Congress `Architecture: The Common´

The Arquitectura y Sociedad Foundation will celebrate his Congress II International, under the title ” Architecture: Lo Común “, on the 20th, June 21 and 22, 2012, in the Bastion, Conference hall and Audience of Navarre. The Congress will possess the presence of four architects rewarded with the Prize Pritzker: Álvaro Siza (Portugal, rewarded in 1992), Rafael Moneo (Spain, rewarded […]