Maria Manuel Oliveira and João Mendes Ribeiro at GALERIA BOAVISTA

metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Architecture, Conferences
Organized by Note Gallery in Lisbon, a platform for dissemination, discussion and debate in architecture in partnership with the Camara Municipal de Lisboa, the conference of architects:

Maria Manuel Oliveira and João Mendes Ribeiro is part of the exhibition “VIII Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura e Urbanismo”. Taking place this Thursday, March 14th, at 9:00pm, architect Maria Manuel Oliveira awarded with the project of Renovação urbana em Guimarães, and architect João Mendes Ribeiro will be awarded the...



Académie de France à Madrid. Casa Velázquez. [MAD] 14/03/2013. 18.00 h.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
On Thursday, the House Velázquez, is hosting a roundtable: "Arte, oficio: más allá de la Arquitectura".

The Académie de France à Madrid, Casa Velázquez, presents the roundtable formed by artists Édouard Decam, Pauline Scherrer, Charles Villeneuve, and the architects Javier García-Gutiérrez Mosteiro, François Chaslin and José Juan Barba (architect and moderator).




Anne Holtrop studio. Interview. [VIDEO] by Itinerant Office.
metalocus, Laura Canto.
Continuing with the number of interviews that Intinerance Office carry out for its own project New Generations, this time it is the turn to the Dutch studio Ann Holtrop, whose work ranges from architecture models to temporary and permanent buildings, on which he occasionally collaborates with the modern artists Krijn de Koning and Bas Princen.

I am interested in a possible architecture. In my work I start with forms and materials which often come from outside the logic of architecture itself. With the idea that all things can be perceived and conceived differently, everything can become architecture. Like in a Rorschach inkblot, a butterfly and a lake can be seen in it. The way I work with this material is an intuitive way, more or less without a plan, and that is characterized with not wanting to know...


Congreso No. 14 ARQUINE | Espacio

Teatro Metropólitan [MEX] Mexico
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Arquine each year it organizes an international conference on architecture, a competition, a masters course (in association with the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and the Universidad Iberoamericana), while producing radio and television programs (in association with Canal 22) and on-line content, as well as publishing over 20 books per year on architecture, art, design and the city.

Architects could never explain space. When we think about space, we have only looked at its containers. As if space itself is invisible.

Rem Koolhaas

If it is difficult to quantify the aesthetic, which is completely impossible to quantify is the experience of being inside a large architectural space. The space may...


SON[ic] architectures. III Festival SON.

Casa Encendida and La Casa de las Alhajas de Madrid. [MAD] 09-16/03/2013 > 22.00 h.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
La Casa Encendida and La Sala de las Alhajas hosting for the first time the "Festival Son" dedicated to empowering young musical creators and advance the conduct and dissemination of their works. This Festival organized by Musicadhoy enters its third year and in La Casa Encendida during the 9th and 10th of March will see a new generation of musicians and Spanish composers.

Tomorrow March 9 in the Courtyard of the Casa Encendida. The DK <projection> is the formation charge of opening this year's Festival SON - Musicadhoy, presenting the world premiere of SON [ic] architectures. Three compositions with live electronic instruments and three acousmatic pieces, by Ángel Arranz, along with a series of video projections, make this cycle modular pieces.



StudioWOK. Interview. [VIDEO] by Itinerant Office.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
As a second part of this week we bring a new New Generations project interview, by Itinerant Office. This time it's Subarquitectura, a young Spanish study whose early work has been awarded and recognized internationally. All three were formed at the University of Alicante.

SUBARQUITECTURA is composed by Andrés Silanes [NOV 1977], Fernando Valderrama [AGO 1979] & Carlos Bañón [OCT 1978].They are Architects by the University of Alicante ( OCT 04 ) and Master of Complex Architectures by the University of Alicante (2005 - 2007). They have built the...



StudioWOK. Interview. [VIDEO] by Itinerant Office.
metalocus, CANDELA OLIVA
This week we present a new interview for the project New Generations, by Itinerant Office. This time it’s the turn of studioWOK, a young Italian office involved in architecture, landscape and design work with a sustainable vision.

StudioWOK was founded in early 2009 in Milan by Marcello Bondavalli, Nicola Brenna and Carlo Alberto Tagliabue. The office focuses its research on architecture, design and landscape with a focus on sustainability, housing and public space quality.

In 2009 studioWOK won the Premio FBM 2009 award and was profiled in...



UNDO. Interview. [VIDEO] by Itinerant Office.
metalocus, CANDELA OLIVA
UNDO is a young architecture office, interviewed here by Itinerant Office as part of their project New Generations. The members of UNDO try to diversify their practice of architecture in two ways: teaching, and seeking contact with society through collaborations in the radio and in different cultural projects.

UNDO is a Barcelona based office founded in 2002 by architects Anna Vergés and Guillén Augé. It focuses on the practice and reflection of architecture through different outputs related to projects, teaching and spread of knowledge.  Among their many works is the urban plan for the city of Lleida, winner of the contest in...


Nicholas Negroponte at Barcelona. “Eliminating Poverty in Ten Years”

IAAC`s MAA 2012-13 Winter Lecture Series [BCN] Spain 26/02/2013
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Other great lecture at Barcelona. Last Thursday was Bernard Tschumi now, on Tuesday, February 26th, Nicholas Negroponte will be lecturing at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia – IAAC. One of the most important thinkers and gurus about what will be the next future.

Nicholas Negroponte is an American architect best known as the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, and also known as the founder of the One Laptop per Child Association (OLPC).

In 1967, Negroponte founded MIT’s Architecture Machine Group, a combination lab and think tank which studied new approaches to human-computer interaction. In 1985, he created the MIT Media Lab...



SUMoffice. Interview. [VIDEO] by Itinerant Office.
metalocus, CANDELA OLIVA
Itinerant Office continues interviewing young architects for the series New Generations. This time they introduce SUMoffice, a Dutch office with an interest in the emotional potential of architecture.

SUMoffice is a Rotterdam based practice that specializes in architecture and urbanism. The office was founded in 2011 by Robert-Jan de Kort and Sander van Schaik.

The practice is interested in the complexity and ambiguity of concrete reality, and likes to think of architecture as an...



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