Tag: universidad de Yale

Thoughts on the Everyday | Miquel Lacasta
19-10-2018 No Comments

Thoughts on the Everyday | Miquel Lacasta

In 1997, Deborah Berke, Yale’s teacher publishes the text Thoughts on the Everyday inside the book Architecture of the Everyday,1 edited one by Steven Harris and her itself. The text is an allegation against the influence of the media in the architecture, the usurpation of the daily advertising in our lives and for extension, the emergency of architects / brands and […]

The Bauhaus (an honoring) | Sergio de Miguel
04-09-2017 No Comments

The Bauhaus (an honoring) | Sergio de Miguel

1. The world in the one that developed the history of the Bauhaus was very different from the current one, though his influence in the art, the design and the architecture is recognized still in a very clear way. El mundo en el que se desarrolló la historia de la Bauhaus era muy distinto al actual, aunque su influencia en […]

Kahn (A homage) | Sergio de Miguel
18-03-2016 30 Comments

Kahn (A homage) | Sergio de Miguel

The architect Louis I. Kahn (1901-1974) is born in Estonia but is carried in his first years of life to the United States where after a brilliant period of artistic restlessness studies architecture in the University of Pennsylvania, learning the precepts of the “Beux-Arts” of his teacher Paul Cret. It had no  if the bad or the good luck to […]

Four horizons. A visit to Ronchamp's chapel of Le Corbusier
14-01-2016 No Comments

Four horizons. A visit to Ronchamp’s chapel of Le Corbusier

This book gathers the conversations supported between John Berger, John Christie, sister Lucia Kuppens and sister Telchilde Hinckley after Le Corbusier visiting in 2009 Ronchamp’s chapel. In this trip of peregrinaje spiritual and architectural, the dialogs show as a live honoring to the chapel and to his architect. Four visitors come to Notre-Dame-du-Haute from very different paths, four looks that […]

Learning of Las Vegas. The symbolism forgotten the architectural form
23-09-2014 No Comments

Learning of Las Vegas. The symbolism forgotten the architectural form

In 1968, one group of three teachers and several students of the school of architecture of the Yale University they made a trip to Las Vegas in order to carry out a project of investigation on the formal analysis of the architecture of the peculiar city of the State of Nevada. The result would materialize four years later with the […]

Complexity and contradiction in architecture
18-09-2014 No Comments

Complexity and contradiction in architecture

In an attempt of debunking of the “wise persons” presupposed of the architecture socially valued for the decade of 1960, Robert Venturi answered to a series of notions that they had guided to the modern designers of architecture. The experience of the urban landscape formed chaotic by overlapping of elements loaded with symbolism and the checking of which the ideal […]

Alberto Ferlenga - Architects without architectures. Ordinary architecture and architectural culture in the 20th century
02-06-2014 No Comments

Alberto Ferlenga – Architects without architectures. Ordinary architecture and architectural culture in the 20th century

The study of the rural and popular architecture has been an important favorable environment of the modern architecture; in her the architects have looked for the truth of the forms and the materials, his values of sustainability and of comprehension of the local values. From this context, the conference also traces the contemporary relation between educated and popular architecture. BERNARD […]

Building Seagram
21-11-2013 No Comments

Building Seagram

Building Seagram s probably one of the most humane architectural monographs that have been published. Firstly, because its author, Phyllis Lambert, projects her own memories to reconstruct the process of design and construction of the building. Secondly, because the architecture is not proposed as an historical event, but as a story in itself, full of relationships, nuances and fascinating readings. […]

Women and the Making of the Modern House
28-10-2013 No Comments

Women and the Making of the Modern House

In this groundbreaking book, Alice T. Friedman investigates how women patrons of architecture were essential catalysts for innovation in domestic architectural design. Friedman explores the challenges that unconventional attitudes and ways of life presented to architectural thinking—and to the architects themselves. Women and the Making of the Modern House: A Social and Architectural History Alice T. Friedman Yale University Press, […]

Richard Serra "Hand Catching Lead".1968
11-01-2011 31 Comments

Richard Serra “Hand Catching Lead”.1968

Richard Serra (n. San Francisco, The United States, November 2, 1939) is a minimalist American sculptor known for working with big pieces of steel cut. He studied Literature in Berkeley’s University, between 1957 and 1961. Later he studied Art in Yale’s University. While west was living on the coast, was kept being employed at an acerería, activity that influenced his […]