Tag: Tokio

Percepciones del espacio público | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte
04-09-2020 No Comments

Percepciones del espacio público | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

La ciudad ha sido considerada un elemento determinante en la conducta de los individuos. En este contexto, adquiere vital importancia el estudio sobre las cuestiones relativas a la percepción y lectura del espacio público como máxima expresión de la interacción unívoca ciudad-individuo. Existe en las ciudades un componente sintáctico, relativo a la morfología y a las características físicas; y uno […]

Cronópolis, bajo la sombra de Detroit | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte
15-05-2020 No Comments

Cronópolis, bajo la sombra de Detroit | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

En 1960, J. G. Ballard escribe “Cronópolis”, un relato de ciencia ficción que muestra el proceso de degradación de una gran ciudad en un inquietante futuro. Se trata de una ciudad en la que ha sido abolida (y prohibida) la medida del tiempo. No existen los relojes, no existe la dimensión temporal de cualquier acción personal. Esto viene derivado de […]

RCR. El Sueño de la Villa
23-07-2019 No Comments

RCR. El Sueño de la Villa

El Arts Santa Mònica acoge la exposición “RCR. EL SUEÑO DE LA VILLA“, que reúne dos exposiciones precedentes en torno al proyecto de la Villa, un centro de creatividad compartida impulsado por la fundación RCR Bunka. Las exposiciones han sido “Sueño y naturaleza”, en el espacio expositivo Cataluña en Venecia en el marco de la Bienal de Arquitectura de Venecia 2018, y “Geografía de […]

Images of the city. Transformations in the time | Jorge Gorostiza
14-07-2017 No Comments

Images of the city. Transformations in the time | Jorge Gorostiza

The cities, in spite of all his blemishes and disadvantages, are the most original, creation notable and typical of the human beings. It does not fit the minor doubt that today the life of our species on this planet might not understand without these built-up environments where we develop our lives. The populations are like the alive organisms: they are […]

The mountain inhabited | Sergio de Miguel
17-04-2015 26 Comments

The mountain inhabited | Sergio de Miguel

1. The homo sapiens, the human being, carries 200.000 years on the earth, although somehow our history can that it began does so only 30.000, in this remote instant in which a first ancestor felt the need to represent, exteriorizar and reflect his thought, in that moment in that his intelligence knew traspasar the animal limit and act to satisfy, […]

Revealing the past | Íñigo García Odiaga
13-04-2015 217 Comments

Revealing the past | Íñigo García Odiaga

Paul Scheebart was saying in 1914 in the text Glasarchitektur that the architecture had to change and evolve adopting the glass as paradigm of the modernity and of a company more raised culturally. The constructions of walls of load with small windows had to transform in opened buildings that were introducing the light of the Sun, of the moon and […]

The third space | Íñigo García Odiaga
08-08-2014 No Comments

The third space | Íñigo García Odiaga

The city is one of the paradigms of the human activity, and probably it is impossible to define it without alluding to the intensity of the relations, the exchanges and the connections between the citizens, that it is capable of generating. From a spatial point of view, all the legislation and all the regulations they allude only to two types […]

Exhibition Archizines
02-04-2014 No Comments

Exhibition Archizines

ARCHIZINES celebrates the reappearance of the magazines alternative and independent from architecture worldwide. The itinerant exhibition treated by Elias Redstone in collaboration with Architectural Association, assembles 100 fanzines, magazines and bulletins of more than 20 countries that provide an alternative vision to the architectural established literature. Edited by architects, artists and students, these publications promote new platforms for the comment, […]

The ordinary thing, Enrique Walker | Pedro Hernández
09-12-2013 No Comments

The ordinary thing, Enrique Walker | Pedro Hernández

¿Qué es lo Ordinario? Lo banal, lo cotidiano, lo vernácular… aquello existente, que ya está ahí, que forma parte de la realidad pero la arquitectura, como disciplina, ha excluido como caso de estudio. Son los carteles, los aparcamientos, los ascensores…son los elementos rechazados en origen por la arquitectura académica que, al recogerlos, debe cuestionarse a si misma como disciplina, redefiniendo, […]

External interiors [II] | Íñigo García Odiaga
27-05-2013 No Comments

External interiors [II] | Íñigo García Odiaga

External interiors [I] | Íñigo García Odiaga  This text is the second part of a writing that is the comparison between two houses the Azuma House constructed by Tadao Ando in 1975 in Osaka and the Moriyama House finished in the year 2005 according to SANAA’s project, in which one tries to think about the ambiguous thing between interior and […]

Omotesando; camino al templo | Ana Bastero
24-03-2010 20 Comments

Omotesando; camino al templo | Ana Bastero

Omotesando is the name of one of the most important shopping streets of Tokyo; also it is emerging as one of the most interesting street for lovers of architecture and fashion. Long time ago Japan has been showing that they are large consumers of luxury, so known fashion brands have decided to build in Tokyo, its temples. Odes to consumerism […]