Tag: territory

Transparent landscapes | axonometrica
25-09-2017 One Comment

Transparent landscapes | axonometrica

The perception that we have of the urban landscape is always multiple, lateral and sly. It is not only the vision the one that dominates the perception, the ear, the smell and the tact have an important paper. The amalgam of multisensory information that meets on having coexisted with an urban certain environment, constructs an archetype that of instantaneous form […]

Vello Cárcere Building. Rehabilitation of the former jail in Lugo for cultural center | CREUSeCARRASCO
13-09-2017 No Comments

Vello Cárcere Building. Rehabilitation of the former jail in Lugo for cultural center | CREUSeCARRASCO

To take advantage of the idea of opening to the public of a jail, cellular space and to discipline, subverting the beginning of vigilance and custody in beginning of search, sample and appreciation of cultural and social values. Propossing an opened compartimentación, working each of the spaces in a flexible way with degrees of opening and of intervention related to […]

Chiclayo, the great square of the north  | Aldo G. Facho Dede
11-09-2017 No Comments

Chiclayo, the great square of the north | Aldo G. Facho Dede

When they ask me why it does more than six years I travel to dictate classes to Chiclayo, answer that it is because I think that the future of our country is in cities as this one, commercial nodes and of services, which articulate the production of different peoples and cities with the big centers of distribution on a national […]

MERA House | soma arquitectura
16-08-2017 No Comments

MERA House | soma arquitectura

In this house of ground floor a system appears, in I make concrete the M.E.R.A. (Multisystem of elimination of Absurd Tours), which is not different things that to try that the corridors it are not. For it a scheme develops striping of squares and golden proportions that, old-fashioned, concatenate the spaces diagonally. These striping are identified in the exterior in […]

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 […]

Piura's plagues | Aldo G. Facho Dede
24-07-2017 No Comments

Piura’s plagues | Aldo G. Facho Dede

Thanks to the Former Testament we could have found out on the succession of plagues that it suffered the Egyptian village towards 13th century B.C. On this topic paths have been realized investigations to be able to explain from the science what is presumed like of divine origin, there being coincidence in indicating a series of physical and climatic disorders […]

João Nunes's conferences during International Workshop João Nunes
27-06-2017 No Comments

João Nunes’s conferences during International Workshop João Nunes

Set of conferences given by João Nunes during Workshop Internacional that organized by Escola Galega fa Paisaxe in the Fundación Juana de Vega from April 20 to April 24, 2015. This international workshop was directed university graduates of top or average degree that they were developing (or they would develop) his activity in projects of engineering, architecture, urbanism, environment, ecology, or landscape […]

Master's in Landscape Architecture Juana de Vega 2017-2018
15-06-2017 No Comments

Master’s in Landscape Architecture Juana de Vega 2017-2018

El Máster Oficial en Arquitectura del Paisaje Juana de Vega 2017- 2018 está impartido por docentes de la USC y la UDC, se forma a profesionales de la arquitectura del paisaje, abarcando la planificación del paisaje, el análisis y el diseño del paisaje en general, así como lo que se refiere a proyectos específicos de infraestructuras, de paisajes urbanos y culturales. […]

Oncologic Center of Galicia and Children’s and Maternity Hospital parking | Díaz+Díaz - Rafael Ángel Otero Mosquera
07-06-2017 No Comments

Oncologic Center of Galicia and Children’s and Maternity Hospital parking | Díaz+Díaz – Rafael Ángel Otero Mosquera

This building is the result of winning a public competition called by EMVSA in el año 2013. The premises of the contest: 1. Create abuilding with presence. At first the competition proposed the options of making a hidden or buried building on the slope. Our choice was to create a visible building, proud of himself and that would contribute to improve the urban conditions of their environment. 2. Anexempt and reversible building, which relates with the existing quarry. With a prefabricated structure, considering that it is an administrative concession (75 […]

Family house in Punta Canide | Díaz+Díaz
22-03-2017 No Comments

Family house in Punta Canide | Díaz+Díaz

This detached house is located in Punta Canide, Oleiros, in the Bay, with stunning sea views. Due to this location, the building should respond to some very specific buildable constrains and setbacks, required by municipal regulations, as well as the morphology of the land itself, which required adapting to the slope of the plot, with a drop of nearly three […]

The Bunshaft case. Notes on the fragility | José Antonio Sumay Rey
13-03-2017 No Comments

The Bunshaft case. Notes on the fragility | José Antonio Sumay Rey

Few cases there is more paradigmatic on the question of the conservation of the modern architecture that the case Bunshaft. Rough man and of few words, Gordon Bunshaft (1909-1990) is known internationally by the Lever House (1952) and by his work in the signature Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) where it would develop all his career until 1979. His work is […]

The hidden pavilion | Penelas Architects
01-03-2017 No Comments

The hidden pavilion | Penelas Architects

The Project fulfills the desire to Build a space for meditation and retreat, a place to Inhabit and to Think. The pavilion is built in a glade of the forest, the only clearing without a tree. It is wrapped up in Nature, hidden in it, in a way that it is only slightly perceptible. Suspended over a small waterfall, the […]

Rehabilitation of one-family housing in the Zapateira | soma arquitectura
15-02-2017 No Comments

Rehabilitation of one-family housing in the Zapateira | soma arquitectura

We face this task an enormous respect for the existing thing and the necessary care not to lose or to alter in the way the soul of the house. To rehabilitate a bulging housing of D. Andrés Fernandez-Albalat’s study is for us much more than a gift. If this gift comes from the hand of a client with the sufficient […]

Roteta House | Estudio Peña Ganchegui
08-02-2017 No Comments

Roteta House | Estudio Peña Ganchegui

The particular attributes offered by the plot shape the house: Its level 3 meters above the street, the astonishing layered rock wall at the bottom of the plot, the beautiful existing palm, and the presence of two car-parks located South and West of the plot. All of them have been, along with the orientation (N-S, following the elongated form of […]

Rehabilitation of Housing Sarela_Rehab | 2es+_oficina de arquitectura
18-01-2017 No Comments

Rehabilitation of Housing Sarela_Rehab | 2es+_oficina de arquitectura

One of the secrets better avoided the City of Santiago de Compostela we find it on the banks of the Rio Sarela … To only a kilometre of the Cathedral, it is precisely in this place where there takes place the exceptional singularity of the survival of the last contact between the historical city and his rural territory of origin, […]

The habitat city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
09-01-2017 No Comments

The habitat city | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

The City has turned progressively and probably from the Industrial Revolution, in a luck of great predator on the way. His paper as revitalizing agent of the economic and cultural activity of the world, the progress, has formed conurbations of consumption, mega-structures disconnected of the cycles of the nature, the energy or the resources. The Generic City weighs too much […]

The landscape codified in Arne Jacobsen's architecture
05-01-2017 No Comments

The landscape codified in Arne Jacobsen’s architecture

To study Arne Jacobsen’s work demands certain patience. His scanty public declarations or written texts demand to be sent to the facts in yes, be perfect these in the shape of building, daily object, architectural project, textile design, drawing, water-color or photography. A minimal distance was separating his study of architecture and his domestic garden, place where it was in […]

The housing for the elderly in Adeamayor de San Martin | contextos de arquitectura y urbanismo
04-01-2017 No Comments

The housing for the elderly in Adeamayor de San Martin | contextos de arquitectura y urbanismo

The housing for the elderly in Adeamayor de San Martin (Valladolid) can not be understood without its context. Located on the border of a saline hidden wetland (Salgüeros de Aldeamayor) the aridity of the terrain and the infinite horizontality of the Spanish agricultural esplanade – dotted with small masses of pine trees – dominates the landscape, conditioning the implementation of […]

The IIIrd European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA
20-12-2016 One Comment

The IIIrd European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA

The European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA, biennial contest organized with the support of the COAC (Architects’ Official College of Catalonia) and AADIPA (Architects’ Group for the Defense and the Intervention in the Architectural Heritage) whose aim resides in distinguishing the good patrimonial practice and contributing to his spreading, opens the inscriptions of his 3 ª edition. The European […]

Three water house in Oza | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos
14-12-2016 No Comments

Three water house in Oza | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos

The housing solves in an alone plant with the only cover to three waters that it serves so much for the part closed like for the exterior opened spaces, included the garage. This decision of item allows to reduce the scale of the piece fitting the height of the fronts. The garage arranges in the nearest part to the limit […]

The imaginary city
13-12-2016 No Comments

The imaginary city

The imaginary city. The decades of civil Spanish postwar period do not treat each other about a dead past, it is a question rather of a vision of the present. An inventory of indications probably they us can reveal what has happened. To re-compose the pieces, contextualizar the political and social reality that was living through the country, to be […]

Charles Ventrillon | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
17-10-2016 138 Comments

Charles Ventrillon | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

Fifty years ago we had a teacher in the Faculty of Architecture that it was teaching to draw. His education nothing had to see with tricks or formulae but with foundations, with what it precedes the act itself of drawing, it might be said. He was saying to us for example that it was important to observe in general, which […]

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 […]

Monteagudo's country house. The ruin that it remains | Luis Gil
26-09-2016 One Comment

Monteagudo’s country house. The ruin that it remains | Luis Gil

“Vague reflections on Juan Navarro Baldeweg’s work in Monteagudo’s ruin. A Estrada. Pontevedra.” By María Moliner, Ruin: 1. Action to a construction sink. 2. Action to any thing, material be destroyed or spiritually. 5. Remains of a sunked construction. By our particular dictionary, Ruin: 1. That one that shows again his constructive original nature, that is to say turns us […]

After the threshold | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
16-09-2016 No Comments

After the threshold | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

A cemetery is a raft of time, a hollow in the world that fills and empties with us. The metaphor of our lives like rivers “that are going to give to the sea”1 would transform this emptiness into a vast figurative ocean into whose abysmal depths it rests the history of the Being: the time like one to pass progressively, […]

Bardecó Cafeteria | Villacé y Cominges
14-09-2016 No Comments

Bardecó Cafeteria | Villacé y Cominges

The Curbera Building (1939), in which the place is located, is a construction between dividing, of a height of 14 plants, destined to offices and housing. In the ground floor two business premises place located aside and to other one of the impressive portal of access to the building. The main face of the building, of symmetrical composition, it answers to […]

Of the (architectural) ellipses | Pedro Hernández
05-09-2016 No Comments

Of the (architectural) ellipses | Pedro Hernández

In 1996, Bernard Tschumi writes ‘Violence of Architecture’ –a chapter of the book Architecture and disjunction– in the one that he presents to the architecture as an element in constant tension: between the body that occupies the space and the geometry that it contains to the body. Tschumi’s dilemma does that the architect should decide if he inclines of one […]

Flor de Amancaes Park | Aldo Facho Dede + abalosllopis arquitectos
03-08-2016 No Comments

Flor de Amancaes Park | Aldo Facho Dede + abalosllopis arquitectos

“We divide of the conviction of that the city and the citizenship construct themselves from the Public Spaces, that these have to not organize only the urban plot but transform in places where the citizens develop and enjoy in equality.” AFD+Abalosllopis Urban development Concepcion. The Flor de Amancaes Zonal park was thought to be a pole of urbanity. We divide […]

Architecture and rural territoryArchitecture and rural territory 2016
26-07-2016 No Comments

Architecture and rural territoryArchitecture and rural territory 2016

The perception of the rural territory of Galicia as a social, constructed space, becomes clear for anyone that has looked at it with something of attention at some time. This construction of the natural thing, which is done modélica in the materiality of the traditional architecture, in the unit between the house and the agricultural labors or in the conception […]