Tag: técnica tradicional

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

Enzo Mari and the didactic chair | Xosé Suárez

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 with the […]

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

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 the walls […]

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

5th Rafael Manzano Award 2016. Enrique Nuere

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 to the […]

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

Zumthor, between the quiet and the seduction | Marcelo Gardinetti

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, giving place […]

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 […]

Clouds Hunters: July
29-12-2015 3 Comments

Clouds Hunters: July

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 of how […]

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

Bekleidung. The suits of the architecture

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 surrounding one […]

Lusi Table | cenlitrosmetrocadrado
28-10-2015 No Comments

Lusi Table | cenlitrosmetrocadrado

Every time it turns out to be more frequent to find professionals who develop his activity of complete or partial form from his domicile, that besides an economic saving and of time it allows a major flexibility in the organization of the activities. This alteration in the habits of life needs also a response from other planes since they can […]

Cantilever Chair | Xosé Suárez
14-09-2015 26 Comments

Cantilever Chair | Xosé Suárez

According to the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy, a chair is a “seat with support, in general with four legs, and in that alone a person fits”. This academic definition can turn out to be very debatable from the point of view of the personal experience, and generates an interesting controversy: is it a chair the tape that wraps […]

Rehabilitation of housing for Juvenile Center, Library, Mediateca and ludoteca in Castrelo de Miño | Muiños+Otero
05-11-2014 No Comments

Rehabilitation of housing for Juvenile Center, Library, Mediateca and ludoteca in Castrelo de Miño | Muiños+Otero

Precedents and aim The raised performance claims the recovery of the former housing of the doctor, and sanatorium, to turn her into Castrelo de Miño community center. One organizes the whole functional program taking advantage of the surrounding one and the configuration of the existing building, arranging in the ground floor, besides the foyer of access, a mediateca, a workshop […]

The architecture of the place | Íñigo García Odiaga
11-07-2014 One Comment

The architecture of the place | Íñigo García Odiaga

The explosion of the architecture of the spectacle is directly tied to the urban phenomena and maybe for problems on a large scale, budget or function has eclipsed the architectural debate of the rural thing. In these areas the most awkward contemporary architecture tries to establish new links with the context across the update of the local tradition. During possibly […]

Rehabilitation and extension of a small vernacular housing in Quintelas | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto
09-07-2014 No Comments

Rehabilitation and extension of a small vernacular housing in Quintelas | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto

The exceeded domain. The conflict between the prexistencia and the extended program. The architecture inside the architecture and what it does not fit* We belong, already almost all without exception, to the western culture of the excess, a behavior that Guy Debord and the situacionistas advanced and denounced at the beginning of them 60s of the SXX. A company of […]

Muros Chair | domohomo arquitectos
11-06-2014 One Comment

Muros Chair | domohomo arquitectos

The Muros chair is an object that there is born fruit of a project of rehabilitation that we are taking to end in domohomo architects, in the villa that gives name to this furniture and where the majority of the elements are realized by wood of chestnut-tree, structure, panelings, carpentries, coatings, etc. Of this so narrow nearness with this material […]

Architecture Dadá and Heritage of the Humanidá
13-03-2014 2 Comments

Architecture Dadá and Heritage of the Humanidá

Jose Ramon Sierra Delgado. Professor of the University of Seville and artist recognized internationally – us reveals a concept of Heritage understood like widely joint of visions and contradictory understandings; a link of union between art and architecture that it plans of the vague border of the territory of the affective personal selections; as modal for pretentious and empty defensive […]

Regional typography
01-01-2014 No Comments

Regional typography

Crossed by the commercial labels of traditional type of Galicia and north of Portugal.

Building instructions for Sedia 1 chair by Enzo Mari
18-12-2013 No Comments

Building instructions for Sedia 1 chair by Enzo Mari

Enzo Mari is born in Nonrod in 1932. Artist and designer, in the first years 50 is present at Bella Artes de Brera’s Academy, in Milan and he dedicates to studies ” on the psychology of the vision, on the programming of perceptive structures and on the methodology of the project “.

Brick-Topia
17-07-2013 No Comments

Brick-Topia

Brick-Topia, winner in the category Build-it of the festival of architecture Eme3 that celebrated  of the 27 to 30 June in Barcelona, can visit  during all this summer in the external playground of the enclosure of the ancient factory of hilaturas Fabra i Coats. It treats  of a construction of structures abovedadas of brick that employs the traditional constructive system […]

Workshop natural construction
20-05-2013 No Comments

Workshop natural construction

This workshop on revestimentos constitutes the second one of a series of specific courses that we are activating from Social Habitat, and that are orientated to the recovery and diffusion of natural traditional technologies (straw, adobe, vegetable covers, etc.). It is a question of systems experienced with a long path (not always place) that in the last decades were displaced […]

José Luis Oyon. Neighborhood and daily life: the example of the popular neighborhoods of the Barcelona of period between the wars.
14-11-2012 No Comments

José Luis Oyon. Neighborhood and daily life: the example of the popular neighborhoods of the Barcelona of period between the wars.

Neighborhood and daily life: the example of the popular neighborhoods of the Barcelona of period between the wars. Jose Luis Oyon’s presentation. Architect and teacher of the Universitat Politècnica of Catalonia. Between his books it is necessary to stand out: historical Atlas of European cities; Barcelona, 1930: a social atlas; The belt rojinegro and The bankruptcy of the popular city. […]

Contruccion with straw
29-07-2012 No Comments

Contruccion with straw

The current conjuncture of putting in fabric of judgment many of the widespread practices and even of our daily habits they lead us, in the field of the physical definition of the habitat, to investigating in the employment of alternative technologies of construction, in the search of effective solutions and really respectuosas with the way and with the persons. This […]

Piscina Municipal de Toro | vier arquitectos
26-01-2012 500 Comments

Piscina Municipal de Toro | vier arquitectos

The building departs from the offer presented to a public contest of preliminary designs with juror’s intervention, summoned in 2004 by the Town hall of Bull, being inaugurated January, 2011. It possesses the singularity of which his exterior walls have executed in rolled land (tapial), a traditional technology, typical of the zone, which had remained obsolete a lot of time […]