Tag: utopia

Brodski and Utkin
01-10-2019 No Comments

Brodski and Utkin

From 1978 to 1993, the young Soviet architects Aleksandr Brodski and Ilya Utkin created an extraordinary series of prints with strangers, and sometimes impossible, buildings and urban landscapes based on a variety of architectural, literary and visual sources, from classical mythology to science fiction. The drawings present absurd proposals and fictional urban landscapes in eclectic mixtures of ancient mausoleums, industrial buildings, neoclassical […]

¿Cuál es la arquitectura del futuro?
16-07-2019 No Comments

¿Cuál es la arquitectura del futuro?

En Brasil, en medio de la nada, se construyó uno de los proyectos arquitectónicos más audaces de la Historia. Se trata de Brasilia, la capital de un país que, a principios de los años 60, buscaba un nuevo comienzo. Brasilia iba a demostrar que la arquitectura puede transformar la sociedad. Pero cincuenta años después, el centro de Brasilia es caro […]

Atlas de Teoría(s) de la Arquitectura
26-02-2019 No Comments

Atlas de Teoría(s) de la Arquitectura

Atlas of Theory(s) of Architecture is a visual sample of different ways of seeing the art of building. It is an exhibition in the plural, since there is no single way of conceiving what architecture is, how it is done and how it should be understood. Architecture, like any discipline, develops its theory in words; but, together, it is capable […]

Utopía/Nutopia | Miquel Lacasta
08-02-2019 No Comments

Utopía/Nutopia | Miquel Lacasta

The 60s were the age of the megastructures, the age of the Utopian dreams, the age of the revolts against the established. In turn they were the epoch of the construction of the imaginary common one. The age of a politicallly active, almost arrogant optimism; At the beginning of the 70, probably for pure law of the pendulum, it came […]

Designed in the USSR: 1950 - 1989
07-06-2018 No Comments

Designed in the USSR: 1950 – 1989

Designed in the USSR: 1950-1989 separates the Curtain of Steel to show the Soviet design, a fascinating, captivating and practically unknown world. Including almost four decades, this one is the first book that produces tax to the unexpected creativity, innovation and diversity of the Soviet design. This fascinating volume includes more than 350 images of products and graphs of the […]

Superstudio, the radical antiUtopia | Miquel Lacasta
11-05-2018 No Comments

Superstudio, the radical antiUtopia | Miquel Lacasta

Superstudio‘s work was stimulated by different intentions. Superstudio describes his own work in terms of ‘radical architecture’, ‘anti-Utopia’, ‘negative Utopia’, or ‘of guerrilla warfare’. He is, especially, Cristiano Toraldo di Francia, co-founder of the group together with Natalini, which were employed at this theoretical base. He understood the radical architecture of the decade of the 60 and beginning of the […]

Radiant city. Attacked Le Corbusier | Pedro Hernández
09-03-2018 No Comments

Radiant city. Attacked Le Corbusier | Pedro Hernández

Any model is an exploration to future, a promise, a desire, the ideal image of a thought of what will have to be the architecture. Architecture before the architecture or architecture without a place or architecture in any place. Constructing a model is to anticipate this future; it is to establish in advance (and without risk of being wrong) a […]

1,000 m2 of desire. Architecture and sexuality
27-12-2016 No Comments

1,000 m2 of desire. Architecture and sexuality

The exhibition looks at the way Western society has planned, built and imagined spaces for sex from the 18th century to the present day. With some 250 exhibits, including drawings and architectural models, art installations, audiovisuals, books and other materials, the exhibition explores the power of spaces as the driving force of desire and shows how architecture has been a […]

The continuous movement | Sergio de Miguel
16-10-2015 41 Comments

The continuous movement | Sergio de Miguel

The research of the myth of the continuous movement, represented with insistence through the secular design of the machine of the “perpetual mobile”, the machine that could realise work of uninterruptible form (perpetuum mobile) without need of energetic contribution of the outside, results so happy like conmovedora. Numerous artifacts have been proposed along the history. All they really inventive. Free […]

Utopia or interescalaridad | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
22-06-2015 No Comments

Utopia or interescalaridad | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

In 1974 Mariano Bayón interviews an Alejandro of the Jack isolated from the Academy, the margin already of the cultural paraphernalia of the architecture, an environment of the one that is separated voluntarily: “I will write something in a builders’ magazine, for builders” 1. Undoubtedly, the interest of Jack for the questions you will discipline they remove him from a […]

Exodus, the empire of the cynic | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
31-10-2014 No Comments

Exodus, the empire of the cynic | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

Exoduses the project with which Rem Koolhaas got in the international scene of the architecture in 1972 1. Rem Koolhaas was formed as architect in the Architectural Association of London, where he studied from 1968 to 1972. The Architectural Association was in this moment an anarchic environment where Peter Cook was marking the guideline,2 but where Leon Krier and Charles Jencks […]

Viana in analysis: 8 visions between the context and the Utopia
22-10-2013 No Comments

Viana in analysis: 8 visions between the context and the Utopia

The ETSAC presents the exhibition of the Minho University, VIANA IN ANALYSIS: 8 MINKS BETWEEN THE CONTEXT and the UTOPIA elaborated with pupils’ academic works of the Master Integrado of the School of Architecture. Curator: Paulo Lago de Carvalho,  teacher of the Universidade do Minho. Location: exhibitions room, floor 0, ETSAC Date: on October 18 18 deciembre 2013

Share-it
15-07-2013 No Comments

Share-it

The festival of architecture Eme3, that took place of the 27 to 30 June of June in the enclosure Fabra i Coats of Barcelona, receives until 31 July the exhibition Share-it, that gathers 40 proposals of 17 nationalities on new forms of architecture and urbanism. Under the subject “Topias, utopias becoming real”, the step of the utopias to the reality, […]

Topias, utopias becoming real · 8ª Festival of architecture Eme3
24-05-2013 No Comments

Topias, utopias becoming real · 8ª Festival of architecture Eme3

They will participate 45 projects of 17 nationalities in the different formats of the Festival. It will debate  and reflexionará on the recovery of spaces into disuse in the enclosure of Fabra i Coats of Barcelona and in how all that that up to now was unthinkable in architecture, urbanismo and design, begins to be a praxis in evolution for […]

Excrescent Utopia
22-02-2013 No Comments

Excrescent Utopia

Excrescent Utopia is a conceptual and parasitic dwelling conceived from the necessity to provide a new generation of homeless citizens with space and facilities of their own, whilst strikingly raising awareness and giving back to them an identity within our society.

The present like Utopia | Jorge Gorostiza
24-11-2012 6 Comments

The present like Utopia | Jorge Gorostiza

In a previous entry of this blog he was writing on the new magazine of cinema and architecture Teatro Marittimo, created and directed by David Rivera. In his first number dedicated to constructed Utopias, they published my qualified article «The present as Utopia» and subgraduate «sight of the current city from the past», on how in the movies of science fiction […]

Constant, the Utopia receives life | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
22-10-2012 No Comments

Constant, the Utopia receives life | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

Constant, the Utopia receives life In the Utopian landscape of the sixties, where there resound names like Kurokawa, Fuller, Friedman, Archigram, Utopie or Archizoom, Constant’s project stands out for his ideological rigor. The technological Utopias of Archigram or Buckminster Fuller do not differ for social concepts of base in his offers. For these architects it is, especially, the fascination for […]

The city of the children, Francesco Tonucci (Frato) | Cristina García-Rosales
18-07-2012 No Comments

The city of the children, Francesco Tonucci (Frato) | Cristina García-Rosales

The contemporary cities, specially the megalópolis, that is to say those who are excessively big and dispersed, have been designed traditionally for that male that we consider to be healthy, active, productive and motorized. In them the car is the one that occupies first place and in his center children do not meet. And they are not seen, because they […]

Welcome to my lof
26-04-2012 One Comment

Welcome to my lof

Next April 27 they present, in the Center Torrent Ballester de Ferrol, the exhibition, Welcome to my loft, comisariada for Ángel Calvo Ulloa, it offers a reflection on the city and the architecture understanding his condition of Utopia, in a few cases, of ruin in others and, finally, of abstraction. In all our spaces, the contrast between the architecture of […]

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [V] | Cristina García-Rosales
24-04-2012 2 Comments

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [V] | Cristina García-Rosales

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [IV] | Cristina García-Rosales Crossed by some Niemeyer’s buildings. Let’s be going to do now a short tour for the most out-standing buildings, as if we were in Brasilia visiting the city and we had access to enter them. Planned buildings all for the architect Niemeyer. I think […]

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [III] | Cristina García-Rosales
10-04-2012 4 Comments

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [III] | Cristina García-Rosales

Brasilia: a great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [II] | Cristina García-Rosales The 20th century and the Modern Movement What did happen with the arrival of the 20th century? The need to implant a formula hygienist and humanist inside an igalitarian concept of bottom, especially, from the end of the guerras mundial, did that architects and […]

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [I] | Cristina García-Rosales
27-03-2012 2 Comments

Brasilia: A great machine to live or a made Utopia of reality? [I] | Cristina García-Rosales

” The beauty is imposed in the sensibility of the human being “ Oscar Niemeyer Introduction The desire to plan an ideal city understood as area of life has is started in different moments of the history. Thinkers and architects have developed his aptitude to imagine, to feel and, later, to construct in the space, places capable of sheltering igalitarian […]

Paradigmas | Jorge Gorostiza
28-03-2011 1,138 Comments

Paradigmas | Jorge Gorostiza

Sailing along the Network I have found an old page of the Foundation Telefonica where there are all the conferences that gave in the course Projections and Utopias of the Forefront, The development of the architectural modernity I dress across the history of the cinema, between October 9 and November 13, 2007 developed in the headquarters of the Telefonica in […]

CONGRESO: CIUDAD, ARQUITECTURA y UTOPÍA
15-01-2010 867 Comments

CONGRESO: CIUDAD, ARQUITECTURA y UTOPÍA

I circulate of The Arts. Madrid.Del 1 to 4 March of 2010. It organizes: CBA and SECC. It coordinates: Juan Calatrava. It results evident that, within a collection of activities on the paper of the utopia and the counterutopia in the Western thought trendy, the reflection on the architecture and the town planning should occupy a fundamental place. The construction […]