Tag: vivienda colectiva

Archallenge Competition. Super Blocks Improve Cerdà’s Plan
19-06-2014 No Comments

Archallenge Competition. Super Blocks Improve Cerdà’s Plan

Cerdà’s super-blocks. Redesigning the city A super-block is a new urban quarter that is created to achieve the liberation of the majority of the area that today is mechanized in order to turn the pedestrian into a citizen again. In short, it is done to give citizens the chance to benefit from all the functions that they can´t use now […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales
09-06-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IX) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VIII) | Cristina García-Rosales In Spain she was Matilde Ucelay our first arquitecta and since it finishes his studies in 1936, up to the current moment, 72 years have happened and several generations of women. If there is an arquitecta that should be known in Spain she is, she, Matilde Ucelay […]

Le Corbusier - Unité d'Habitation Marseille
15-05-2014 No Comments

Le Corbusier – Unité d’Habitation Marseille

The Unité d’Habitation Marseille, the first order that receives of the French State, is one of the projects icónicos of Le Corbusier and one of these basic references to any architect. It begins to be planned immediately after the Second World war (1945-46), entering construction 1951. This work, of a magnitude without precedents for his author, is seen relentizada by […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VIII) | Cristina García-Rosales
02-05-2014 One Comment

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VIII) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VII) | Cristina García-Rosales Now Lina Bo Bardi wanted to have a brief recollection for the italo-Brazilian arquitecta. Well it can be said that, together with Eileen Gray, it shaped the feminine side of the modernity. Lina was born in Rome in 1914 and died in Sao Paulo in 1992. He […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VII) | Cristina García-Rosales
11-04-2014 3 Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VII) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VI) | Cristina García-Rosales Now, and by means of a few slight brushstrokes, I would like to mention another great pioneering European arquitecta: Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, deceased on January 23, 2000 in a hospital of Vienna, when it was on the verge of expiring 103 years. This arquitecta specialized herself in the […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VI) | Cristina García-Rosales
11-04-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (VI) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (V) | Cristina García-Rosales We spend now to a slightly later stage-1924-1949-and go away to Finland, the so called country of thousand lakes. Aino Marsio Aalto, was a Finnish arquitecta classified in 1924 in Helsinki, companion of the architect Alvar Aalto. Aino and Alvar Aalto. AAA. The signature of the three […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (V) | Cristina García-Rosales
07-03-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (V) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales Let’s be going to know now another arquitecta and another type of architecture, inside the same epoch. To the “house at the edge of the sea” or “E.1027”, and to the Irish Eileen Gray who constructed it between 1926 and 1929, being his more important work. To […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales
07-03-2014 2 Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (IV) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (III) | Cristina García-Rosales Let’s do a jump in the history and of 1900 let’s go to 1920-30, to the so called happy years 20. Though there am assumed that these years belonged to the woman, only they corresponded to them in certain cliches: as that of woman“garcon” smoking a cigarette, […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (III) | Cristina García-Rosales
21-02-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (III) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (II) | Cristina García-Rosales I will begin for Scotland. We all know Charles Reine Mackintosh. Well then, Margaret and Frances Macdonald, two sisters designers (still they did not have the title of arquitectas) worked together with Mackintosh and his friend Herbert MacNair at the beginning of the 20th century – from […]

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (II) | Cristina García-Rosales
21-02-2014 No Comments

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (II) | Cristina García-Rosales

The pioneering arquitect women: the presence of the absence (I) | Cristina García-Rosales After this small introduction I want to offer an honoring to the pioneering woman architects, women who could live through his life with imagination and enthusiasm, which they were capable of breaking molds and customs, allowing the current arquitectas to cross our way with major facility. His […]

What do I put you finish? | Pedro Hernández
06-01-2014 One Comment

What do I put you finish? | Pedro Hernández

Recently in the blog of La Ciudad Viva have appeared a couple of post that I am provided that to think and wanted to transmit an attempt of relation of concepts that me have appeared. Everything begins with interview by Stepien y Barno to Alejandro Aravena, where they ask: Question: It is clear that the model Elemental works excellently in […]

The spirit of the beehive | Marcelo Gardinetti
08-11-2013 One Comment

The spirit of the beehive | Marcelo Gardinetti

In the last decades of last century, the reformulation of the architecture of the modern movement was seated in the break of the formal autonomy of the work, indicating that the same one is a condition of an urban certain context. Without leaving totally these premises, later reactionary developments the inflexibility of the forms arisen from processes tipológicos, there guaranteed […]

«The day in which the modern architecture died» | Íñigo García Odiaga
25-10-2013 4 Comments

«The day in which the modern architecture died» | Íñigo García Odiaga

Pruitt-Igoe was a great urban development project developed between 1954 and 1955 in San Luis’ American city, Missouri. In 1950, the city entrusted to the company Leinweber, Yamasaki & Hellmuth to design Pruitt-Igoe, a new urban development complex that owed his name to Wendell Or. Pruitt, an Afro-American natural pilot of San Luis who fought in the Second World war, […]

43 housings for young and major and day centre in Ferrol | Abalo Alonso Arquitectos
11-09-2013 No Comments

43 housings for young and major and day centre in Ferrol | Abalo Alonso Arquitectos

Triangular plot with light slope in Ferrol’s maritime urban edge. The planning foresees a building in the shape of V and there is allowed certain game of inlets or projections both in the exterior edge and in the interior. A constant socle allows us to accede from the highest point, related to the rest of the neighborhood, in the north […]

Housing Design. A Manual
04-09-2013 No Comments

Housing Design. A Manual

Already I know that you will think many that to write today a manual for the design of housings is a company satiate complicated. Nevertheless Housing Design.  A Manual, he proposes an approximation tipológica complete but concise that summarizes good part of the knowledge of the discipline on the part of the architectural Dutch school. Precisely his publication in English […]

Let's save our Modern National Heritage | Fernando Freire Forga
02-08-2013 2 Comments

Let’s save our Modern National Heritage | Fernando Freire Forga

It is recomforting and healthy to see that pupils of different powers of architecture join efforts to safeguard our architectural heritage. In this opportunity they have met to take photographies and to gather general information of the Multifamiliar Building in the Juan de Aliaga- Magdalena Avenue, work of the architect Manuel Villarán Freire. Building that lamentably will be demolished, as […]

Houses for Change
19-07-2013 No Comments

Houses for Change

IE Has launched the first contest “House for Change” sponsored by the School of Architecture and Design of the IE. The purpose of this contest is to consider the house like a basic and urgent element in the development and improvement of urban surroundings inhabited by people with few resources and in risk of exclusion. Students and recently graduated pertinent […]

The Smithsons on Housing
09-07-2013 No Comments

The Smithsons on Housing

Peter Smithson (Stockton-on-Tees 1923-2003) and Alison Smithson (Alison Gill) (Sheffield 1928-1993) were two architects and English town planners who were employed actively at the theoretical aspects of the architecture of the decades of the 50 and 60. They are considered to be co-founders of the brutalismo, and there formed a part of the Team 10, one group of architects that […]

31 housings for young and major and day center | Abalo Alonso Arquitectos
15-05-2013 One Comment

31 housings for young and major and day center | Abalo Alonso Arquitectos

The building occupies the end of a long block, with fronts to this one and west foreseen in the urban development development of the Forest of the Helpless ones. The fuerte dependent on the future street, on more than one plant and a half in our lot, the obligatiry nature of porch and the need to locate a small day […]

Modern architecture in Peru [II] | Fernando Freire Forga
24-04-2013 No Comments

Modern architecture in Peru [II] | Fernando Freire Forga

The local units. The National Corporation of Housing was the one that stimulated the creation of local units to solve the problem of the housing in our city. One reminded the construction of 7 local units, four in Lima and three in the Callao. It was a question of complexes habitacionales autonomous; for it, they were possessing market, medical relay, […]

Modern architecture in Peru [I] | Fernando Freire Forga
22-04-2013 No Comments

Modern architecture in Peru [I] | Fernando Freire Forga

The Modern Architecture developed in Peru late, approximately 20 years after the first European precedents were constructed. By the ends of the decade of 1920 Him Corbusier had defined his five points of the modern architecture formed later of the Villa Savoye, and Mies van der Rohe already had done the demonstrated own thing the qualities of a new architecture […]

32 pilot apartaments and day center | Yago Lenguas Bugallal+Iago Lopez Álvarez
27-03-2013 No Comments

32 pilot apartaments and day center | Yago Lenguas Bugallal+Iago Lopez Álvarez

The building answers to a pioneering initiative of the Autonomous government of Galicia of Galicia to combine residential and welfare uses in a complex only one: a Center by day with garden in the ground floor and 32 housings in regime of rent for young and major. During the draft of the project there came into force the ” Procedure […]

I Barcelona International Congress Collective Sustainable Housing
14-03-2013 No Comments

I Barcelona International Congress Collective Sustainable Housing

Coinciding with 10 ª edition of the Máster Laboratorio of the sustainable housing of the 21st century we organize an international meeting that has as aim open a space of international reflection on the collective housing. The Congress will be carried out in the Technical Top School of Architecture of Barcelona-UPC, from February 25 to February 27, 2014. From February […]

Building of housings in the Tinajas Street | Díaz+Díaz+Montero
13-03-2013 One Comment

Building of housings in the Tinajas Street | Díaz+Díaz+Montero

All his front is a reintepretation of the typical galleries herculinas. A few lattices of wood act as mobile elements and with the possibility of bending they contribute an aura of elegance and tradition to the building. To the visual game exterior generated by the muds adds an interior that preserves the stone of the former dividing ones, very visible […]

Two housings in the old town of Vigo | Villacé y Cominges
20-11-2012 No Comments

Two housings in the old town of Vigo | Villacé y Cominges

Placed inside the area of the old town of Vigo, in the high part, most degraded and poor person, marginal and simultaneously central inside the current city. The housings of three plants and low space covered form corner between two narrow streets, Cruz Verde and Baixada a Príncipe, now the II República, with scanty light and hanging fort, and surrounded with […]

The perverse privacy | bRijUNi
30-10-2012 3 Comments

The perverse privacy | bRijUNi

Concerning the year 2007 Alejandro Zaera was negotiating with the EMV the near construction of his building of social housings in Carabanchel. It can be that it was there when one informed that these common corridors that, in the style of the famous streets in the sky of the Smithson, it had raised as place of local meeting and collective […]

Magazine A35 [Nº3]
25-10-2012 No Comments

Magazine A35 [Nº3]

“Each school, each tendency, is based in some number of premises, and the forms of the buildings that create the architects ascribed to each one of them are not only the product of his fantasy, but also a logical consequence of said premises. If the forms are absurd is because the premises are irrational”  – Vilanova Artigas 1952 – For […]

Come back to the paradise | Íñigo García Odiaga
01-07-2012 2 Comments

Come back to the paradise | Íñigo García Odiaga

The origins of the architecture are tied to the natural thing, if it is wanted to the wild thing. The nature was at the same time the hostile way of which to be protected and the paradise that was supplying everything necessary of the subsistence being tried. The hollows of the rocks, the stones, the fallen trees or the branches […]