Tag: Toyo Ito

Without Manual
05-07-2018 No Comments

Without Manual

5.0 01 The award-winning Japanese architect Toyo Ito, known for imposing works in Europe and Asia, with geometries inspired by nature and forms close to fantasy, designed the International Baroque Museum in Puebla, Mexico. Nobody knew how to carry it out and only a team of Mexican builders took the challenge after two years of no one accepting the project. […]

The simulated city | Marc Chalamanch
13-06-2016 No Comments

The simulated city | Marc Chalamanch

0.0 00 “A place can be defined as a place of identity, relational and historical, a space that cannot be defined as a space of identity not as relational not as historically, one will define not place. (…)” “Not places, spaces of anonymity”, Marc Augé The cities make up, turned into perfect images, to be able to sham for what […]

Pilot floors. Domestic experimental cells
01-09-2015 No Comments

Pilot floors. Domestic experimental cells

0.0 00 ‘Pilot floors he gathers a selection of domestic cells in the collective housing that they are born of an innovative and experimental will. Often Utopian or visionary and with zeal to answer to new forms of life, these domestic cells question the present and try to foresee the future. This book presents a summary of examples of the […]

5th edition Is Arch Awards for architecture students
02-02-2015 No Comments

5th edition Is Arch Awards for architecture students

0.0 00 The Is Arch Award for students of architecture comes to his fifth edition. They are a few international prizes directed students of architecture. Is Arch is born of the worry of two students of architecture of the technical Top School of Architecture of Barcelona of the Technical University of Catalonia (ETSAB) and believe themselves with the purpose of […]

The beauty of the ugly thing | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-09-2014 No Comments

The beauty of the ugly thing | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 Since it has happened every year from 2000, on June 1, 2012 there was opened the public the summer pavilion of the Serpentine Gallery of London. The Pavilion of 2012 has been realized by the Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron in collaboration with the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. The equipment that was responsible for the most emblematic building […]

Living and transforming the reality
02-07-2014 No Comments

Living and transforming the reality

0.0 00 The architecture and the design impress enormously the life of the persons, something that is not of be surprising when both disciplines have a sociological and anthropologic forceful background. In this respect, the book Living and to transforming the reality (2013) by Jose Juan Garza Cavazos, illustrates and gathers projects of architecture and design that express a dialectical white […]

Drawing of 3 copies Small Architecture Now!
01-04-2014 31 Comments

Drawing of 3 copies Small Architecture Now!

0.0 00 From veredes, and thanks to the publishing house Taschen, we want to be grateful for his loyalty to our readers with the drawing of 3 Small Architecture’s copies Now!. How to gain a copy? To take part in the drawing simply you will have to leave a comment at the end of the post, and the winners will […]

Small Architecture Now!
27-03-2014 One Comment

Small Architecture Now!

0.0 00 Saving space. Big ideas for small buildings. Over the years, talented architects have occasionally indulged themselves with the challenge of designing small but perfectly formed buildings. Today, with reduced budgets, many architects have turned in a more focused way to creating works that may be diminutive in their dimensions, but are definitely big when it comes to trendsetting […]

Shigeru Ban, 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize
25-03-2014 3 Comments

Shigeru Ban, 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize

0.0 00 Since its establishment thirty-five years ago, the goal of the Pritzker Architecture Prize is to recognize living architects for excellence in built work and who make a significant and consistent contribution to humanity. Shigeru Ban, the 2014 laureate, reflects this spirit of the prize to the fullest. He is an outstanding architect who, for twenty years, has been […]

IS ARCH Award for Students of Architecture - VINÇON Room
07-01-2014 No Comments

IS ARCH Award for Students of Architecture – VINÇON Room

0.0 00 Is Arch has the honor of inviting them to the inauguration of the exhibition of the best projects of the Prizes IS ARCH for Students of Architecture that will take place on January 10 at 20 a.m.. In the emblematic Room VINÇON of Barcelona. There will be exposed projects chosen between the mas of 500 presented ones by […]

Kisho Kurokawa. The Tower Nakagin's Capsule
25-11-2013 One Comment

Kisho Kurokawa. The Tower Nakagin’s Capsule

5.0 01 The documentary The Tower Nakagin’s Capsule there re-visits the building of two towers concrete mixing plants to which there connect 140 prefabricated capsules thought as futurist niches for modern businessmen in Tokyo. Is it the demolition a tragedy or a natural phenomenon of the modern architecture? Will answer residents of the building, a historian of Architecture, an ex-architect […]

Operative strategies in architecture. Price's project technologies to Koolhaas
31-07-2013 No Comments

Operative strategies in architecture. Price’s project technologies to Koolhaas

0.0 00 On July 11 were delivered in Barcelona the 2013 FAD Awards, including those for the Thought and Criticism category. One of the awards went to Estrategias operativas en arquitectura, an interesting critical contribution to understanding some current architectural trends. In agreement with the record of the juror, “Operative Strategies in architecture it claims the field of action of […]

Toyo Ito, Pritzker Prize 2013
18-03-2013 2 Comments

Toyo Ito, Pritzker Prize 2013

0.0 00 Toyo Ito gains the prize Pritzker 2013. The juror of this year, presided by Lord Palumbo, is shaped for: Alejandro Aravena, Stephen Breyer, Yung Ho Chang, Glenn Murcutt, Juhani Pallasmaa and Martha Thorne. + pritzkerprize.com

KOCHUU. Japanese Architecture: influences and origin
29-01-2013 No Comments

KOCHUU. Japanese Architecture: influences and origin

0.0 00 The Caja Architects Foundation has edited the number twenty-three of his collection arquia/documental, about that already one has spoken here in other occasions, his title is KOCHUU, Japanese architecture: influences and origin and Jesper Wachtmeister directed it in 2003. Do not be afraid, I did not know either that it was KOCHUU, which as they indicate in the web […]

Arquitectura procesual: Naturaleza y artificio | Manuel Costoya
08-12-2011 One Comment

Arquitectura procesual: Naturaleza y artificio | Manuel Costoya

5.0 01 The concept of Nature, understood like constructo cultural, has suffered multiple transformations along the history. In spite of it, both his definitions and implications have been easily classifiable in homogeneous groups. Nevertheless, it appreciates a major difficulty for the definition of the concept of Nature linked to the contemporary culture owed fundamentally to the radical transformation that that […]

2G N.58/59 Kazuo Shinohara
06-10-2011 54 Comments

2G N.58/59 Kazuo Shinohara

0.0 00 Kazuo Shinohara (1925-2006) is the most influential Japanese architect of his generation in the Japanese current architecture. His long shade includes from Toyo Ito, Itsuko Hasegawa and Kazunari Sakamoto, happening for Kazuyo Sejima, up to coming to the numerous excellent young architect’s offices of today. Nevertheless, nowadays his work is known scarcely in the western countries, partly due […]

The ordinary thing
02-02-2011 25 Comments

The ordinary thing

0.0 00 This book gathers a series of articles that approach the notion of the ordinary thing in architecture and trace, across the selection of tests, a genealogy of this category in the theory of the architecture throughout last forty years. The expression the ordinary thing constitutes the common denominator of a series of notions that have relation with the […]