Tag: técnica tradicional

The same and the different | Sergio de Miguel
20-05-2019 No Comments

The same and the different | Sergio de Miguel

5.0 01 “Nadie come naranjas bajo la luna llena”. Federico García Lorca When we have to proceed, in any area, we do so through distinctions, through disjunctive elections. Then we try to discern broad categories. Often involuntary. But what we always distinguish, by pure instinct, is everything that relates and unites in front of what separates and separates. What is […]

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

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 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 […]

Conversation | Sergio de Miguel
18-03-2019 No Comments

Conversation | Sergio de Miguel

5.0 01 We could think that when we use the term conversation we approach to describe what we understand for dialog, and for extension for monologue, but actually they are distant expressions. To have a conversation remains removed of giving or imposing logics or dual or individual challenges. Emparenta of more precise form in spite of gathering in crowds meaningfully […]

The dibrujo | Sergio de Miguel
07-01-2019 No Comments

The dibrujo | Sergio de Miguel

5.0 01 “In hands of the architect, the la’piz constitutes a bridge between the mind that he imagines and the image that appears in the leaf of paper; in the ecstasy of the work, the draftsman forgets both his hand and the pencil and the image emerges as if it was an automatic projection of the mind that he imagines; […]

Lucas Masen, Lucas Maasen, Lukas Massen, Lucas Mazen… | Elías Cueto
28-12-2018 No Comments

Lucas Masen, Lucas Maasen, Lukas Massen, Lucas Mazen… | Elías Cueto

5.0 02 In the work of Lucas Maassen chairs are almost everywhere and are accompanied by interesting reflections on the processes that give shape, meaning or intensity to objects. From the manufacturing process to the process of assessment or perception of a design by society, the consumer, etc. The last work of the Dutchman is Maasen & Sons, a chair […]

Sorting out toys | Sergio de Miguel
17-12-2018 No Comments

Sorting out toys | Sergio de Miguel

5.0 02 There are universes, ours is one, where there are joined a countless number of diverse presences. They join, are connected, congregate, gather in crowds, and sometimes they are accumulated. Often they agglomerate and assemble, are gathered and pile up, even they are packed in not measurable quantities. Then we tend to produce, inevitably, meaningful connections, links, binds and […]

The air is weightless | Sergio de Miguel
19-11-2018 No Comments

The air is weightless | Sergio de Miguel

5.0 01 As the ocean is formed especially by water, the architecture is done principally by air. Even so that determines what happens in the ocean, and in the architecture, is not another thing that what is not a water, or air. Continent and content are never unlike, remote, and coincidental. When we refer to the matter with which the […]

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

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 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 […]

Opportunity | Sergio de Miguel
01-10-2018 No Comments

Opportunity | Sergio de Miguel

5.0 01 The most valuable quality of any action propositiva is to have a measured approach and an elegant intention with which to affect emotionally. To manage to wake up associations that stimulate the thought. To be capable of understanding the solution of a guessed right and suitable way. To distinguish profitable resources and to find the keys that explain […]

The bicycle | Sergio de Miguel
20-08-2018 No Comments

The bicycle | Sergio de Miguel

5.0 01 Let’s fix us in the bicycle. This beautiful ma’quina. His result has managed to be so polished and exact that scarcely it has had to change in de’cadas. His slow development has not allowed another thing that the ambitious sofisticacio’n of his components. One could not have modified the quality and quantity of his pieces, or systems of […]

Recognize | Sergio de Miguel
04-06-2018 No Comments

Recognize | Sergio de Miguel

5.0 02 In many processes of investigation that we carry out to find the real possibilities of action it depends on our capacity identifying and distinguishing. Of exercising this iteration, this to return to the knowledge from the attention and the intention in search of new fields of interpretation. Opening one to examine intensely, one to ascend on having been […]

On-tuición | Sergio de Miguel
23-03-2018 No Comments

On-tuición | Sergio de Miguel

0.0 00 Our nature has provided an innate skill to us. The aptitude to use a type of deep, perceptive and inexplicable knowledge, for which we manage to understand and imagine realities without having to come to elaborated reasonings. A luck of instantaneous creativity that, showing him independently from the acquired knowledge, shows secretly sometimes as a happy hunch and […]

Persiana Barcelona, reinventing the tradition with functionality and design
30-11-2017 No Comments

Persiana Barcelona, reinventing the tradition with functionality and design

5.0 01 – With a subtle intervention, Persiana Barcelona improves the traditional blind of rope. A sustainable, innovative and modern piece that gives response to diverse problematic and requirements. – The authors, Usón and Sarquella, whose work has been recognized by awards as the Arquia/Próxima prize that distinguishes the best young architects of Spain, have developed a qualitative design supporting a process […]

About the WC | Elías Cueto
03-11-2017 No Comments

About the WC | Elías Cueto

5.0 01 Politics about the WC. Probably the excellent seat, the most universal support and the one that of stranger and mixed up form we share throughout the day with other persons: the throne, the WC. This name comes from the acrónimo Englishman for “water close”and refers to the hydraulic closing, the mechanism of sifonamiento by means of which the pipe that […]

Libe Fdez. Torróntegui · reharq | Creative consultancy specialized in cultural heritage
28-09-2017 No Comments

Libe Fdez. Torróntegui · reharq | Creative consultancy specialized in cultural heritage

4.3 06 After the vacation period we take again the interviews in the section It marks with beacons. In this occasion we move up to Bilbao to chat with Libe Fdez. Torróntegui, arquitecta with posgrado in “Rehabilitation and architectural restoration” for the Technical University of Catalonia (Barcelona, 2012) and founder of reharq*. Drink she is an enthusiast of the communication who […]

Scriptorium | Elías Cueto
15-09-2017 No Comments

Scriptorium | Elías Cueto

5.0 01 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 […]

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

Antonio Bustamante | Elías Cueto

5.0 01 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 […]

VMS House | Marcos Miguélez
09-08-2017 No Comments

VMS House | Marcos Miguélez

0.0 00 Placed on a triangular plot on the outskirts of a small town, the house is surrounded by lands of mixed uses. A small orchard of fruit trees borders it on the one side, a small dirt road on another and a street in front of the main facade. The building is presented as a heavy body built in […]

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

Glen Gould chair | Elías Cueto

5.0 01 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 […]

domohomo arquitectos · Forniture design
06-07-2017 No Comments

domohomo arquitectos · Forniture design

5.0 01 Along the history the big teachers of the architecture penetrated into the design of furniture, enclosed some of them there came companies destined for the design and the manufacture. Because of it today we move to Santiago de Compostela to know the work that they realize in domohomo. Study of architecture and design that it is born in […]

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

Gabriele Basilico | Elías Cueto

5.0 01 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 […]

Unions | Elías Cueto
10-02-2017 No Comments

Unions | Elías Cueto

5.0 01 It has been only recently that has been possible to give form to a product of an alone time. This possibility nevertheless has not supposed the definitive disappearance of the solutions based on the assembly of pieces since this technology offers certain possibilities: it facilitates the movement by means of the disassembly, allows to adapt the material of […]

Enzo Mari and the didactic chair | Xosé Suárez
30-12-2016 No Comments

Enzo Mari and the didactic chair | Xosé Suárez

5.0 01 Enzo Mari (1932, Novara, Italia), artist, theoretical of the perception and designer, has become famous for anticipating concepts that enjoy the maximum force between the young designers: sustainability, “do it yourself”, basic and economic furniture … Mari has been always more interested in the meaning of the creative language and in the study of the relation of the design […]

Rehabilitation in casona praised of s. The XVIIIth | Marcos Miguélez
26-10-2016 No Comments

Rehabilitation in casona praised of s. The XVIIIth | Marcos Miguélez

5.0 01 The building is placed in the square of Ponferrada’s Town hall, in the base of the Arco del Reloj, in what it was one of 5 doors of access to the medieval city. The wall of masonry forms a part of the building in one of his gatherings, and crosses it from side to side as one of […]

5th Rafael Manzano Award 2016. Enrique Nuere
20-10-2016 No Comments

5th Rafael Manzano Award 2016. Enrique Nuere

0.0 00 The Rafael Manzano Award is granted anually from the year 2012 to architects whose work has stood out, well in the field of the restoration or in that of the new work, for his defense of the values of the architectural Spanish traditions. It is a question of the major prize of architecture granted in Spain and owes […]

Zumthor, between the quiet and the seduction | Marcelo Gardinetti
07-10-2016 No Comments

Zumthor, between the quiet and the seduction | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 One of Peter Zumthor‘s principal motivations with regard to his own work consists of proposing the immediate understanding of the constructed object, to dive by means of a primary observation the emotional sensibility of his spectators. In search of this aim, Zumthor tries that the combinations of forms, materials, colors and textures, they amalgamate in the perceptive thought, […]

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

RE: The Shakers… Resonances | Xosé Suárez

0.0 00 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 […]

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

The Shakers…| Elías Cueto

5.0 01 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 […]

Clouds Hunters: July
29-12-2015 3 Comments

Clouds Hunters: July

0.0 00 Atacama Desert, north of Chile: the villagers, being based on the observation of the nature, they gather the water of the fog or camanchaca by means of thin meshes placed strategically in the hillsides of the mountain, as they do the cactuses thanks to the líquenes that cover them, revealing drop to drop the valued liquid. Beautiful example […]

Bekleidung. The suits of the architecture
17-12-2015 No Comments

Bekleidung. The suits of the architecture

5.0 01 One century after his death, the prolific theoretical production of Gottfried Semper (1803-1879) is an object of successive rereadings. This investigation centres on the beginning: “Das Prinzip der Bekleidung in der Baukunst” (the beginning of the gown in the architecture), that it described in his more relevant work: The style (1860-1863). This beginning establishes the autonomy of the […]