Tag: texto

Día Internacional del Libro 2020
23-04-2020 No Comments

Día Internacional del Libro 2020

Para celebrar el Día Internacional del Libro, tan atípico, desde veredes, arquitectura y divulgación queremos repasar  las publicaciones realizadas para que puedas recordarlas y reseñar aquellas que hayas leído o te interesaría leer. Esperamos que así este periodo que nos ha tocado vivir sea más llevadero. Sin preámbulos os dejamos las 30 publicaciones seleccionadas, como se suele decir ni son […]

From time to time a talking dog and other writings appear
17-09-2019 No Comments

From time to time a talking dog and other writings appear

This compilation of texts by Chilean architect Smiljan Radić covers twenty years of written production. The texts were written for various reasons: on the occasion of the publication of a book, as conferences or to accompany an exhibition. They are an invaluable complement to better understand the work of this magnificent architect, but they can also be read independently, as sagacious […]

How much house do we need? Thoreau, Le Corbusier and the sustainable cottage
10-09-2019 No Comments

How much house do we need? Thoreau, Le Corbusier and the sustainable cottage

The space we inhabit, reduced to a minimum, has been a source of fascination and experimentation throughout history. Henry David Thoreau lived in his forest hut in Walden Pond between 1845 and 1847. Le Corbusier built in 1952 for him and his wife the famous Cabanon of the Côte d’Azur. Inspired by these experiences, Urs Peter Flueckiger and his students […]

Journals of Japan. Architecture and more
11-07-2019 No Comments

Journals of Japan. Architecture and more

Mental constructions. The guides only serve to confirm that most of the crowded places are not just mental constructions. The founders of a + t research group, Aurora Fernandez Per and Javier Mozas, present Diarios de Japón, a collection of texts and drawings that decipher architecture, landscaping and everyday life through: · 12 guide-maps · 29 representations of buildings · […]

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 […]

Spanish Architectures. Chronicle from Europe
06-09-2018 No Comments

Spanish Architectures. Chronicle from Europe

An exhibition that will present all the works built by Spanish architecture studios and also from the rest of Europe in Spanish territory and which have been nominated for the Prize for Contemporary Architecture of the European Union – Mies van der Rohe Prize. All these works have been highlighted by independent experts and have been analyzed and debated by […]

Alberto Campo Baeza. Critical texts
03-08-2017 No Comments

Alberto Campo Baeza. Critical texts

This book forms a part of the collection Critical Texts, which he gathers the teachers’ fundamental writings of the Project department of the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid, where they have exercised for years a wide and generous teaching. In these texts selected by the own author as legacy of an encomiable educational path, there centers, revealed, his […]

Ornamento Journal #2 AALTO
30-05-2017 No Comments

Ornamento Journal #2 AALTO

Ornamento Journal is a visual exploration of the formal values of the architectural detail, independently of his constructive purpose. The ornament is a concept taboo of the modern architecture and has been chased by real brutality along the 20th century, though indisputable modern teachers worked with architectural elements that without being decorative were exercising an aesthetic analogous function. Today, a […]

Ornamento Journal #1 MIES
25-05-2017 No Comments

Ornamento Journal #1 MIES

Ornamento Journal is a visual exploration of the formal values of the architectural detail, independently of his constructive purpose. The ornament is a concept taboo of the modern architecture and has been chased by real brutality along the 20th century, though indisputable modern teachers worked with architectural elements that without being decorative were exercising an aesthetic analogous function. Today, a […]

ATLAS of European Contemporary Architecture
22-12-2016 No Comments

ATLAS of European Contemporary Architecture

El ATLAS de Arquitectura Europea Contemporánea reúne por primera vez la totalidad de los proyectos nominados al Premio de Arquitectura Contemporánea de la Unión Europea – Premio Mies van de Rohe, desde su primera edición en 1988 hasta su décimocuarta, en el 2015. 2881 proyectos que cuentan un viaje a través de la multiplicidad y variedad de arquitecturas que han […]

Carles Martí and María Moliner´s book | Luis Gil Pita
31-10-2016 No Comments

Carles Martí and María Moliner´s book | Luis Gil Pita

You will excuse me and especially to whom in the bottom I dedicate these brief words, the not scientific at all approximation of these lines to the “written architecture” by Carles Martí. With complete certainty, his rigor and extreme modesty would never admit a text as the present. Nonetheless, in this occasion I am going to contradict the teacher … […]

The modern architecture in Latin America
31-03-2016 No Comments

The modern architecture in Latin America

This book turns on the modern architecture that was constructed in Latin America between the decades of 1930 and 1970, and on the thought that sustained her. For it a tour offers for 18 indisputable figures of the architectural Latin-American panorama, which in addition share the narrow relation that they established between his work and his ideology. It is a […]

Architectural practice II
18-02-2016 No Comments

Architectural practice II

Sometimes goatish to wonder if this one or that text, if this one or that introduction do not walk misled in the specific course raised in the Practical Architectural series. Not, it would be the response. Since they take place all in the spinning contribution, in the sequence of experiences, of visions, of generous contribu ciones to this common reflection […]

Inventions: New York vs. Rem Koolhaas, Bernard Tschumi, Piranesi'
21-05-2015 No Comments

Inventions: New York vs. Rem Koolhaas, Bernard Tschumi, Piranesi’

‘Inventions: New York vs. Rem Koolhaas, Bernard Tschumi, Piranesi’ is the new book by José Juan Barba, an essay which looks into the texts, inventions, drawings and ideas of Rem Koolhaas, Bernard Tschumi and the great Italian engraver Giovanni Battista Piranesi, in search of new perspectives which broaden the way we see, think y make Architecture. On ‘Invenciones: Nueva York […]

Le Corbusier: a vision of the world
23-12-2014 One Comment

Le Corbusier: a vision of the world

“A tour across 168 postcards of them near both thousands that composed the collection of Le Corbusier, in direct dialog with other sources which the Swiss architect was served along his life to create one of the languages more definitorios of our modernity” Le Corbusier begins to collect postcards about 1907 and it will continue doing it during all his […]

Common actions. Looks and urban interventions from the art and the architecture.
16-12-2014 No Comments

Common actions. Looks and urban interventions from the art and the architecture.

In 1968 the North American artist John Baldessari was establishing his terms more used to define creative works in the art, forming on a linen those who, according to it, were the words capable of explaining this practice in the 20th century (it searched in books of art which were the most repeated actions and it them was dictated to […]

Henri Matisse. Cut-outs. Drawing With Scissors
02-09-2014 No Comments

Henri Matisse. Cut-outs. Drawing With Scissors

The revolutionary late-period work by Matisse. Towards the end of his monumental career as a painter, sculptor, and lithographer, an elderly, sickly Matisse was unable to stand and use a paintbrush for a longer period of time. In this late phase of his life—he was almost 80 years of age—he developed the technique of ‘carving into color’, creating bright, bold […]

Atmospheres. Peter Zumthor
18-03-2014 No Comments

Atmospheres. Peter Zumthor

PETER ZUMTHOR, PRIZE PRITZKER OF ARCHITECTURE 2009 East book gathers a conference given in June, 2003 by Peter Zumthor in Wendlinghausen’s castle, in the frame of the Festival of Literature and Music of Germany. In her, the author thinks about the capacity of the buildings and his environments to offer a good place to the people for the development of […]

Written out II. Josep Quetglas Riusech
25-02-2014 No Comments

Written out II. Josep Quetglas Riusech

He has written that they lead the reader – does not matter now if for ” streets of the only direction ” or for ” lost paths ” – and they accompany it along a tour in exposed well development: he is the reader who seems to pass along them – to his broad ones or along Argonauts, neither it […]

Written out I. Josep Quetglas Riusech
21-02-2014 No Comments

Written out I. Josep Quetglas Riusech

Written out, this is quite all that will have stayed, solid-state, of my step along the School of Architecture of Barcelona. The publication owes Carles Muro, Inés de Rivera and Ton Salvadó to itself. I am thinking about perceiving, in the insistent interest that they have showed to assemble these writings, gesture to a time of care for the old […]

The paradise of the believers · Alberto García-Alix
10-12-2013 No Comments

The paradise of the believers · Alberto García-Alix

García-Alix aúna image and word to create The paradise of the believers. The exhibition Alfonso will be inaugurated on Wednesday, the 11th of December in Kiosk of To Corunna. Next Wednesday, the 11th of December, at 19.30 hours, the Town hall of A Coruña will inaugurate in the Kiosko Alfonso an exhibition dedicated to Alberto García-Alix, under the title The paradise […]

Contest of Brief Statements "Latent cities, possible worlds"
07-10-2013 No Comments

Contest of Brief Statements “Latent cities, possible worlds”

The creative study Vibok Works in collaboration with the civil group Ábrete Séneca summon the Contest of Brief Statements “Latent Cities, possible Worlds”. This initiative places inside a more wide publishing action, which aim is to promote, across the edition of a book, the reflection on the utilization and civil, royal and possible enjoyment, of the spaces of the city. […]

Texts of architecture of the modernity
12-08-2013 No Comments

Texts of architecture of the modernity

Often it is complicated to have access to some of the most significant texts of the modern architecture. Exhausted editions, inaccessible copies, non-existent translations … they can provoke more than one quebradero of head. Welcome be books as Texts of architecture of the modernity, one of my ” greatest hits ” favorites. Texts of architecture of the modernity it was […]

Eight recommendations to the architects for Walter Gropius | Fernando Freire Forga
15-07-2013 One Comment

Eight recommendations to the architects for Walter Gropius | Fernando Freire Forga

During his visit to Peru, in 1953, Walter Gropius realized eight recommendations to the architects. “Walter Gropius was entertained by a cocktail in the Architects’ Company that constituted simultaneously an institutional success. Don Rafael Marquina, on having delivered the diploma that he it accredits as honorary partner to him, said that his presence in the bosom of the Company was constituting […]

Contest 1 º Anniversary Publishing RU
08-07-2013 No Comments

Contest 1 º Anniversary Publishing RU

Urban recollectors Publishing house deals with the publication of unpublished investigations by means of innovative tools of spreading as the Increased Reality and own formats as cOOlbook. With a publishing line where there are combined the possibilities that offer the technologies of the information and the communication with the most traditional publishing work, Recolectores Urbanos Publishing house develops alive books […]

A Guide to Archigram 1961-74
22-04-2013 No Comments

A Guide to Archigram 1961-74

Archigram: Cult-Architecture. A Guide to Archigram 1961-1974 is a small book (postcard size but with around 500 pages) that reviews graphically and concisely the work of this influential British architects team. The text reviews an earlier edition of Dennis Crompton (Concerning Archigram) published by Academy Editions in 1994. Perhaps because of its size, the book enables a very close reading […]

Stars | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
09-04-2013 No Comments

Stars | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

«Rapid! Ignite the stars before the leads are founded», Aldo van Eyck wrote in the year 1959, in plenary session he debates on the ways that the modern architecture should take. A difficult, complex moment and, at the same time attraction, where the protagonists were demonstrating across his work accompanied of writings, sketches and reflections, the doubts and illusions on […]

Principia Architectonica
14-08-2012 2 Comments

Principia Architectonica

It is a question of a collection of texts written by his author for his last sabbatical year in Columbia’s University in New York. Written in English and in Castilian, they appear in two independent editions. The Spanish edition with red cover and the Englishwoman with green cover. The title BEGINS ARCHITECTONICA is taken given of It Begins Mathematica de […]

Arquitectura y territorio rural [videos 2011]
30-03-2012 43 Comments

Arquitectura y territorio rural [videos 2011]

The perception of the rural territory of Galicia like a social space, built, does  patent for any one that have looked it with something of attention some time. This construction of the natural, that does  modélica in the materialidad of the traditional architecture, in the unit between the house and the agricultural works or in the conception of the spaces […]