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Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018
19-06-2018 No Comments

Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

becoming, the motto chosen for the Spanish Pavilion in this edition of the Venice Biennale 2018, presents Spanish architecture as seen from learning environments, by means of actions, discourses and pieces of work developed by a wonderful set of architects that during the last years have questioned the limits and conditions previously assumed by our discipline. becoming by means of […]

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream
10-05-2018 No Comments

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream

Josep Lluis Sert, un sueño nómada Josep Lluís Sert was the first Spanish architect of international reputation. “Apostle of the rationalism in Spain”. Apostle of the rationalism in Spain and Dean of the Faculty of Harvard’s Architecture during almost two decades, Sert was also a man full of contradictions. A rebellious spirit. Free verse in a world dominated by the […]

Teachers of the form and the space. Fernando Castillo Velasco
17-04-2018 No Comments

Teachers of the form and the space. Fernando Castillo Velasco

The life and work of the great Chilean architect, National Prize of Architecture, author of the Local Unit Portals, Villa The Queen and Tajamar’s Towers in Santiago. Fernando Castillo Velasco (Santiago, on August 15, 1918 – ibídem, on July 18, 2013)1 was an architect and political Chilean, that there occupied the rector’s charges of the Catholic Pontificia Universidad, intendant of the […]

What is the urbanism feminist? By Col·lectiu Punt 6
15-03-2018 No Comments

What is the urbanism feminist? By Col·lectiu Punt 6

Incorporating in the planning and the urban design the needs and experiences of all the persons, visibilizando the daily life of the women (from his different realities) that traditionally has not been born in mind. – Script: Col·lectiu Punt 6. – Audio-visual accomplishment: Carme Gomila by Cooperativa de Tècniques. – Film crew: Carme Gomila and Susanna González. – Assembly and composition: Carme Gomila […]

Maravillas Gymnasium. The Adventure of knowing
22-02-2018 No Comments

Maravillas Gymnasium. The Adventure of knowing

Gimnasio Maravillas The Headquarter of Heritage has declared the Maravillas gymnasium You astonish, of the architect Alejandro de la Sota, Good of Cultural Interest. Though it has turned into a center of peregrination for hundreds of architects of the whole world, the gymnasium of Madrid is little known by the citizens. The protection of the building places in a project […]

The problems of the Urban regeneration. Experiences of Barcelona and Madrid
13-02-2018 No Comments

The problems of the Urban regeneration. Experiences of Barcelona and Madrid

Last January 16 the qualified debate took place in the Circle of Fine arts of Madrid: “The problems of the Urban regeneration. Experiences of Barcelona and Madrid”. “The urban regeneration must be a set of actions that must orientate to give him solution to all the problems that cause the urban deterioration as well as the reasons and factors that […]

Presentations of the session in deferred from the Latin-American I Congreso Redfundamentos
26-12-2017 One Comment

Presentations of the session in deferred from the Latin-American I Congreso Redfundamentos

Presentation of the Congress at the expense of Manuel Blanco (President of Honor), Santiago de Molina (The Director) and Arturo Franco (The Director). With Jose Ignacio Linazasoro‘s participation (President of Honor) Inaugural conference: References and projects. José Ignacio Linazasoro. The Halldor Gunnløgsson House (1959). A look to East from the Sund. Carmen García Sánchez. Protohábitat. Investigation in social, sustainable and sure […]

Concerning Fernando Higueras. From...
14-11-2017 No Comments

Concerning Fernando Higueras. From…

Fernando Higueras Díaz, is born in Madrid on November 26, 1930. It deals studies in the Institute School and of graduate in the College of Madrid I Study. It finishes in 1959 the career of architecture in the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid. The Foundation Fernando Higueras has cultural character and has as aims: “The study, cataloguing, conservation […]

Teachers of the form and the space. Alberto Cruz Covarrubias
31-10-2017 No Comments

Teachers of the form and the space. Alberto Cruz Covarrubias

Life and work of the brilliant Alberto Cruz Covarrubias,  the architect who joined the architecture with the poetry on having crossed the way of the reformulation of the School of Architecture of the Catholic University of Valparaiso together with the Argentine poet Godofredo Iommi. His visionary work gave origin to one of the most beautiful adventures in the education of […]

The impact of the new thing - Problems in Utopia
10-10-2017 No Comments

The impact of the new thing – Problems in Utopia

The worry for the social problems reaches with the planes of ideal cities of Le Corbusier, Buckminster Fuller‘s speculations and the strange lost city of Brasilia. Offers designed to a vision only and idealized of the architects and that does not answer to the real conducts and needs of the persons who live it, rooting out a cultural inheritance of […]

Function and Form. A look to the design and the innovation in Spain
19-09-2017 No Comments

Function and Form. A look to the design and the innovation in Spain

Documentary presented for La2 of TVE Function and Form – A look to the Design and the Innovation in Spain directed by Benet Román and produced by La Chula Productions and TVE where the spectator across his 59 minutes of duration will realize a tour for the last 50 years of the design in Spain of the hand of some […]

Teachers of the form and the space. Roberto Dávila Carson
12-09-2017 No Comments

Teachers of the form and the space. Roberto Dávila Carson

The Architect Roberto Dávila Carson was born in Santiago of Chile on January 27, 1889, and expired in the same city on April 28, 1971. I study the career of architecture in the University of Chile, managing to be an assistant of Josué Smith Miller between 1915 and 1920. After living abroad fly to his natal country where it has […]

Indispensable, Jorge Oteiza 1908-2008 y sigo
29-08-2017 No Comments

Indispensable, Jorge Oteiza 1908-2008 y sigo

Across the interviews with different persons linked with the work and Oteiza‘s life, this documentary tries to uncover fundamental aspects of his work. Imprescindibles portrays in the figure of the Basque sculptor Jorge Oteiza in the documentary Oteiza 1908-2008 and I continue. Directed by Alberto Gorritiberea y Míkel Mendizábal, the program discovers his life and work, travelling for the working […]

Documentary "The scale humanizes"
11-07-2017 No Comments

Documentary “The scale humanizes”

If for many years the cities have been seen only as an environment destined to favor the growth of projects and companies, and consistently they have been designed to prioritize the use of the car, in the last times new voices have come claiming what for the citizenship began to be already a need, to possess designed cities, designed and […]

João Nunes's conferences during International Workshop João Nunes
27-06-2017 No Comments

João Nunes’s conferences during International Workshop João Nunes

Set of conferences given by João Nunes during Workshop Internacional that organized by Escola Galega fa Paisaxe in the Fundación Juana de Vega from April 20 to April 24, 2015. This international workshop was directed university graduates of top or average degree that they were developing (or they would develop) his activity in projects of engineering, architecture, urbanism, environment, ecology, or landscape […]

Josep Quetglas´s conference. Jornadas de Arquitectura 2007
13-06-2017 No Comments

Josep Quetglas´s conference. Jornadas de Arquitectura 2007

Josep Quetglas’s conference, in the frame of the Days of Architecture 2007 of La Salle Campus Barcelona. Josep Quetglas, is a professor of the Technical Top School of Architecture of the Technical University of Catalonia and author of numerous publications of theory and critique of the Architecture. His they are books as La casa de Don Giovanni (1996), El horror […]

Interviews about Smart City with Domenico Di Siena
23-05-2017 No Comments

Interviews about Smart City with Domenico Di Siena

Victoria Fernández Áñez interviews Domenico Di Siena about abSmart City for an investigation that it develops for a program of Doctorate of the Technical University of Madrid. Domenico Di Siena is An Architect, Civic and Investigative Designer; his work focuses on processes for the improvement of the cities and the territories that we live. Domenico designs and develops processes and tools that […]

The right to a ceiling
04-05-2017 No Comments

The right to a ceiling

In Guatemala more than one million and a half families do not have access to a suitable and healthy housing. Architecture Sen Fronteiras Galicia works of the hand of his counterparts ASIAPRODI and FODHAP to promote, under the philosophy of the social production of housing, the right to a worthy home for the most impoverished persons. In November, 2015 three […]

Archibald Leitch, the architect of the english football
13-04-2017 No Comments

Archibald Leitch, the architect of the english football

The Scot Archibald Leitch was the first architect specialized in the design and construction of soccer stadiums. It started by raising Ibrox Park in his natal Glasgow before extending his radio of action to all the corners of the Islands. Between his more prominent works there are Highbury, Stamford Bridge, White Hart Lane, Goodison Park, Anfield, Craven Cottage, Fratton Park, […]

The Modern Movement and the Law to the City. Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago
23-03-2017 One Comment

The Modern Movement and the Law to the City. Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago

Last November, 2017 there was celebrated the 9Th Iberian DOCOMOMO Congress ‘Modern Movement, Cultural Heritage and Company’, Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago I intervened as one of the referees invited of the second day, dedicated to the social dimension of the problems discussed in the meeting. “As I commented in his moment in this chat explored a series of traditions of design – well-known, […]

6 years of career and now what?
02-03-2017 No Comments

6 years of career and now what?

The Representatives’ Advice of Students of Architecture (CREARQ), organizes this round table that will try to throw something of light on how confronting the entry in the labor world. What does go on when you face for the first time to the labor world? Which are your options? They take part: – Elena Sarabia. Secretary of the Colegio Oficial de […]

Journalism and Architecture
09-02-2017 No Comments

Journalism and Architecture

Cycle of Dialogs on Literature in press: ‘COLUMN ROOM the IInd’: Journalism and Architecture. – Anatxu Zabalbeascoa, Journalist and Historian specialized in architecture and design. Columnist in El País newspaper, Blog ‘Del tirador a la ciudad’. – Llàtzer Moix, Assistant director La Vanguardia. Editorial-writer, columnist and critic of architecture – Juan José López de la Cruz, Architect. Teacher Escuela of […]

Terramotourism
17-01-2017 No Comments

Terramotourism

On 1 November 1755 an earthquake destroyed the city of Lisbon. Its impact was such that it displaced man from the center of creation. Its ruins legitimized Enlightened Despotism. Lisbon today is trembling again, shaken by a tourist earthquake that transforms the city at cruising speed. Its impact displaces the inhabitant of the center of the city. What new absolutisms will […]

Interview to José Ramón Alonso Pereira · INCUNA
03-01-2017 No Comments

Interview to José Ramón Alonso Pereira · INCUNA

The journalist Victor Guillot converses, in the frame of the Days XVIII International of Industrial Heritage, with José Ramón Alonso Pereira (ETS Architecture, Universidade gives Corunna. Spain). Madrid (1953), architect ETSAM (1977), doctor UPM (1983), teacher to title USC (Santiago de Compostela 1987), professor of university UDC (Corunna 1991) of History of the Architecture and of the Urbanism in the […]

The imaginary city
13-12-2016 No Comments

The imaginary city

The imaginary city. The decades of civil Spanish postwar period do not treat each other about a dead past, it is a question rather of a vision of the present. An inventory of indications probably they us can reveal what has happened. To re-compose the pieces, contextualizar the political and social reality that was living through the country, to be […]

Colonial villages
24-11-2016 One Comment

Colonial villages

During the postwar period there were created more than three hundred new peoples distributed by half A Spain. The National Institute of Settling adapted to the Regime a project of the Republic II, which was tying the birth of these localities to the development of zones without cultivating next the big rivers. Unlike what it happened in the cities, where […]

Rafael Moneo, courage and conviction
01-11-2016 No Comments

Rafael Moneo, courage and conviction

The Museum of Roman Art of Merida, The Kursaal of San Sebastian and other important works are showed today by Rafael Moneo, the only prize Pritzker of Architecture born in Spain and teacher of several generations of national and international architects. It obtains the architect’s title in the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid, where it graduated in 1961. […]

5th Rafael Manzano Award 2016. Enrique Nuere
20-10-2016 No Comments

5th Rafael Manzano Award 2016. Enrique Nuere

The Rafael Manzano Award is granted anually from the year 2012 to architects whose work has stood out, well in the field of the restoration or in that of the new work, for his defense of the values of the architectural Spanish traditions. It is a question of the major prize of architecture granted in Spain and owes to the […]

Luis Peña Ganchegui, architecture like landscape
04-10-2016 One Comment

Luis Peña Ganchegui, architecture like landscape

Over the modes Peña Ganchegui continues constructing his buildings with a personal style, attached to the Basque Country. Intimate friend of Chillida thinks about him. “Praise of the light” is a documentary series that does a portrait of the contemporary, understood architecture not only as artistic activity, but also pragmatic and utilitarian. Luis Peña Ganchegui (1926-2009) has been the relating […]

Cruz y Ortiz, essence of the south
15-09-2016 No Comments

Cruz y Ortiz, essence of the south

The Sevillian architects Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz are an eloquent example of the creation that centres on the problems of the human spirit over the technical solutions. The Sevillian station of Holy Joust or the stadium of Madrid de La Peineta there are alone a sample of the talent and category of this pair of international prestige. “Elogio de […]