Tag: University of Cambridge

The dissonance and the paradox | Marcelo Gardinetti
10-12-2018 No Comments

The dissonance and the paradox | Marcelo Gardinetti

“Since the mid-seventies, Stirling has shown his struggle against the boredom produced by the repetition of modern architecture, against its triviality and its inability to situate itself in historical contours. For this he tried to display a work that was narrative and figurative and, at the same time, abstract and technologically advanced”.1 The architectural work of Stirling goes through the […]

Objet trouvé [06] : Stirling and the vane of the Florey | Rodrigo Almonacid
07-11-2016 No Comments

Objet trouvé [06] : Stirling and the vane of the Florey | Rodrigo Almonacid

In the moment to project the building Florey for the Queens College (St. Clements, Oxford, 1968-71), James Stirling already had seen finished two of his better works: the School of Engineering of the University of Leicester (1959-63) and the library of the Faculty of History for the University of Cambridge (1964-67). Three projects constitute his already mythical “Red Trilogy”, name […]

In casing gift | José Ramón Hernández Correa
04-07-2016 8 Comments

In casing gift | José Ramón Hernández Correa

The Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier is a masterpiece, and therefore it is many things. One has spoken and great writing on her, and one will continue speaking and writing much more. As all the masterpieces, it is inexhaustible; because not only it is what is, but what each of us we want that it is. I have so that to […]

From the constructive thing like theory | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
23-06-2014 No Comments

From the constructive thing like theory | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

From the constructive thing like theory The reality is always an organization, or complex configuration, which is constituted constant. This way raised, this affirmation stops to guess a beginning of very simple bottom: the fact that something is constructed constant it does not make it less royal, independently of which they are the pieces that integrate this construction. The fact […]

The evaluation of the universities. Letter opened all and specially the secretary of Education | Antón Capitel
07-02-2014 One Comment

The evaluation of the universities. Letter opened all and specially the secretary of Education | Antón Capitel

Machaconamente, the Spanish and, newspapers very frequently, El País newspaper, echo a scale it brings over of the universities of the world, apparently realized in the university Sanghái’s Jiao Tong (?), and that, also machaconamente, heightens hackneyed, American and British universities, demonstrating that between the 100, or 200, first there is no Spanish woman, question that is, morbidly, what seems […]

“Never Modern” · Tom Emerson
15-04-2013 No Comments

“Never Modern” · Tom Emerson

Tom Emerson studied architecture in Bath’s University, in the Royal College of Art and in the University of Cambridge, where later he exercised the education, as well as teacher in Architectural Associatio and in 2010 in the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. It has published articles about architecture, literature and art. There has gained different prizes as the […]

Beyond Modernist Masters: Contemporary Architecture in Latin America
09-03-2011 47 Comments

Beyond Modernist Masters: Contemporary Architecture in Latin America

The main part of the books published on the Latin American architecture treat of the Modern Architecture of the decades comprised between 1920 and 1960. It is undoubted the strength and the character of the protagonists of that production, one of the bequeathed of Modern Architecture more interesting by his connotations of freedom and experimentation in some much freer surroundings […]

LA CASA SERT EN CAMBRIDGE | JOSEP LLUIS SERT
23-10-2009 One Comment

LA CASA SERT EN CAMBRIDGE | JOSEP LLUIS SERT

La casa Sert de Cambridge se considera un paradigma de la casa patio y el propio arquitecto la presentaba así, de manera propagandística. Este prototipo es el único exponente construido de lo que pretendía ser un conjunto residencial, su residencia la concibe integrada en una unidad arquitectónica superior, en una estructura urbana.