21/11/2012

Alfredo Hubert Klumpner in “Engagement”

[SEG] 21/11/2012 13,30 h
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Architecture, Conferences
Lecture series 2012-2013. Engagement: Hubert Klumpner “Gran Horizonte: The City Was Not Prepared for the People and the People Have Not Been Prepared for the City”

Austrian born architect (1965), Hubert Klumpner obtained a degree from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna under Professor Hans Hollein and worked for Enric Miralles and Paul Rudolph. He completed an MSc in architecture and urban design at Columbia University in New York in 1995 and has been a member of the German Chamber of Architects since 1997.

Hubert Klumpner co-runs the architecture firm Urban-Think Tank (U-TT) with...

15/11/2012

Acción!MAD12 - IX Action Art and Performance Festival

[MAD]
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
A new edition of Acción!MAD, another year this project from the most absolute independence. The programming of November takes place in five venues: Centro de Arte Moderno, El Patio de Martín de los Heros, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, La Casa Encendida and Matadero Madrid; spaces with different features to accommodate a variety of proposals, this year including two exhibitions.

 

   

Acción!MAD12 - IX Action Art and Performance Festival


Centro de Arte Moderno - Thursday 8th November - 8:30 p.m.

  • Exhibition "M(H)ITOS & REALIDAD(IDEAL)ES. Traces of performances 2011/2012...
12/11/2012

ECUMENÓPOLIS. UNFINISHED ITALY by Benoit Felici.

COAC. [BCN] 19/11/2012 at 19:30 h. [VIDEO]
metalocus, TERESA DEL PRADO.
Ecumenopolis, COAC audiovisual program presents the film Unfinished Italy.

Architecture of the unfinished: A journey through Italy’s modern-day ruins. A foray into the symbols of an age uncertain about its future and the people who re- invented these paradoxical products of political corruption.Here, the unfinished becomes a source of creativity...

"Unfinished buildings have the...

07/11/2012

Three houses at Lucerne by THOMAS LUSSI

ELISAVA [BCN] 16/11/2012. 19.15
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
It is inusual to know the Swiss architects architecture. A small country with a remarkable architecture in all their cities. Next Friday 16 in Barcelona you have the chance to get close to know three housing projects presented by Thomas Lussi.

The architect Thomas Lussi (Sursee, Swiserland, 1961) explains how to develop a project understood as an integral idea of the form, function, context and construction characteristics in the paper «Three houses in Lucerne» as part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Interior Space. Private Perimeters of ELISAVA. The three houses, works of Lussi+Halter studio, are integrated in context and individual specific environment. The formal aspect of each is more a...

07/11/2012

Amid Cero9. On complex geometry.

By Efrén García Grinda & Cristina Díaz Moreno. ESARQ-UIC [BCN] 15/05/2012. 12,00 h.
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
Architecture, Conferences
The trajectory of Efrén & Cristina has been widely and bright, nationally and internationally. If you're in Barcelona you have a good chance to go to know them, if you go to the ESARQ this Friday. AMID Cero9 officce will present its work with structures and covered with complex geometry, such as the Palace Cherry Blossom in Valley Jerte (Extremadura, Spain) and explain their application in covered outdoor markets.

The Palace is a facility under construction in the valley of Jerte that has been defined by the authors as "a contemporary...

26/10/2012

Intellectual Autobiography. Juan Navarro Baldeweg.

Fundación Juan March. [MAD] 30/10/2012
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Architecture, Conferences
The architect, sculptor and painter Juan Navarro Baldeweg, Academic of Bellas Artes of San Fernando and member of Academia Europea de Ciencias y Artes y Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas 1990, among other awards, comes to the Fundación Juan March on 30 of October in 2012 to present his biography intellectual, and will dialogue with Francisco Calvo Serraller.

Both his paintings and sculptures and their architectural works or writings are characterized by a profound reflection on the processes and ways of installing the man in the world. As architect (with commissions including the Museo de Altamira in Santillana del Mar or the Auditorio de Salamanca) Juan Navarro Baldeweg is one of the...

19/10/2012

ECUMENÓPOLIS. "The Desert Castle"

Session XIX. Sandy Cities. COAC. [BCN] 22/10/2012 at 19:30 h. [VIDEO]
metalocus, TERESA DEL PRADO.
Ecumenopolis, COAC audiovisual program in its nineteenth session presents the film The Desert Castle, which is on the restricted competition for a desert city of Ras Al Khaimah.

"I do not believe in learning through experience. Most of these experiences are negative things that you can do, which are not possible". Kjetil Thorsen.

Kjetil Thorsen and his Snohetta study are invited to participate in a restricted competition (with as the only opponent OMA) to create a new capital facility in...

18/10/2012

48H OPEN HOUSE BCN 2012.

[BCN] 27-28/10/2012
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO, TERESA DEL PRADO.
Once again, it comes the third edition of 48H OPEN HOUSE BCN, the Barcelona Architecture Festival, the main and most popular appointment of the city with architecture. The event, which this year takes place the weekend of 27th and 28th October, consolidates its format reopening for free the doors of 150 buildings, diversifies its offer by incorporating further design and expands participation opportunities for the general public.

The 150 open spaces invite the public to explore and understand the value of good architecture.

The program of 48H OPEN HOUSE BCN 2012 has new additions as the Fàbrica del Sucre (Jordi Garcés, 2011), the Casa Nau (Carol Iborra Arquitectura 1999), the building Mercabarna-Flor (Willy Müller, 2008), the Palau Mornau (Manuel Joaquim Raspall i Mayol, 1908), the Umbracle...

17/10/2012

WHAT ARE AND WHAT IS THE USE OF THE TOOLS OF SUSTAINABILITY.

Series of debates by ASA and COAM. LASEDE - COAM. [MAD] 18/10/2012 at 19:00h.
metalocus, TERESA DEL PRADO.
Architecture, Conferences
Second session of this interesting series of debates organized by ASA together with COAM about tools of sustainability in architecture.

It consists of a series of introductory work sessions to assessment tools for sustainability in buildings, in the activity of training and dissemination of sustainability criteria in architecture. It seeks to discover and analyze together, session by session, the main and most known systems that exist right now to deal with parameters, data and indicators of sustainability in buildings to meet environmental, social...

12/10/2012

Por qué importa la ARQUITECTURA.

By Paul Goldberger. Ivorypress. [MAD] 15/08/2012 at 19:00h.
metalocus, TERESA DEL PRADO.
On 15 October at 19:00 p.m. Ivorypress will present the book "Por qué importa la arquitectura" by Paul Goldberger, which will be the second book of the Ivorypress Essential collection. The event will be attended by the author along with architect Luis Fernández-Galiano, professor of architectural projects at ETSAM and author of the book’s preface; and Elena Ochoa Foster, founder and CEO of Ivorypress.

This book is the Spanish edition of "Why Architecture Matters", a text published by Yale University Press in 2009 in which Goldberger elucidates why and how architecture affects us, both emotionally and intellectually. Jorge Sainz’s translation, in conversation with the author, has enriched the text accordingly and expanded its original, more local focus,...

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