Rafael Moneo. Conversations at the Foundation. With Antonio San Jose.

Fundación Juan March. [MAD] Friday, November 11, 2011.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
The architect Rafael Moneo, will star in the second session of the new format of "Conversations at the Foundation," in which, one Friday a month, prominent figures of culture and society are interviewed by the journalist Antonio San Jose.

In the course of this interview, the journalist ask guest to spell out three proposals, in their opinion, could help to improve society. The dialogue will be complemented with images related to guest's work.

Juan March

Castelló, 77. Madrid

Salón de actos....


Highlights of the week 05 / METALOCUS

Highlights of the week. 05/11/2011
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
Some think that only news is politics or just next election, however here we highlight METALOCUS protagonists in this week.

Key players of the week were those who dreamed and made ​​different proposals. Dreaming is part of what differentiates all times and works, and the Association Archtitectural show us this exhibition GOD & CO: Francois Dallegret beyond the bubble. We could also recall another ...



4th International Forum / Art is Action. Antiguo Edificio de TABACALERA. [MAD]10-11.11-27/11/2011
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
Start again, and for the fourth consecutive year, the International Meeting Art is Action, entitled Performance & Architecture, consists of a day of performance and exhibition, to be held in the Old Building Tabacalera and a meeting of reflection on art and architecture to be held in the Auditorium of the Ministry of Culture.

Curator: Ariadna Cantis

Old Building Tabacalera, calle Embajadores 53, Madrid

Opening / performance: November 10th, 19:00 h

Modernism came to represent the idea of movement in a painting ((Nu) descendant l’escalier, Marcel Duchamp 1912). One hundred years later, in so-called post-modernism,...


Cultural Week. 2011 | ETSAM

ETSAM.[MAD] 7-11/11/2011
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Architecture, Conferences
Next week in the ETSAM, the students will start a new cultural week with different cultural events, conferences and concerts.

Check program below.


"Considering Cities II" MIT + IE

Symposium[SEG+MAD]November 8-9, Madrid, Segovia
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
MIT Deparment of Architecture + IE School of Architecture and Design redefine the contemporary city in Madrid and Segovia. Next November 8 and 9 the symposium MIT+IE “Considering Cities II” will take place at IE. Three Professors from MIT, Nader Tehrani, Yung Ho Chang and Alexander D'Hooghe will present their view of the present and future of the contemporary city in a series of short presentations which will be followed by an open discussion between the speakers, the IE Professors Martha Thorne, Javier Quintana, Josemaría de Churtichaga and Ricard Frigola, as well as the rest of the audience.

The three professors from MIT will discuss themes such as the potential role of infrastructure to be objectified into monuments, el concept of the “Real City”, which deals with the notion of theme park as city in present-day China, and the impact of size, speed, and environment in one monolith single program projects that can be found in the contemporary city.

This activity is part of the reciprocal symposium...


Highlights of the week 04 / METALOCUS

Highlights of the week. 29/10/2011
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
During this week it is difficult to do a resume, however here some news highlights to remember the key players in METALOCUS.

Key players of the week were the city and citizens. Under the title: "Pilas Alcalaínas. Energy dose Rehabilitate the City" in Alcala started the week with guests exceptional, always unfair not to mention all, so mention the first guest, Guillaume Yersin from 1to100, (Venice Biennale - RECLAIM Golden Lion 2010), in the  middle Alberto Alarcón from "mmmm"...


THINK SPACE - Unconference – "Beyond the Borders"

People and Art House [Zagreb] Croatia. November, 18-20.
Kata Marunica informs us that the Zagreb Society of Architects is opening the call for the final event of the annual cycle of The Borders competitions. They are inviting you to the First Think Space Unconference – "Beyond the Borders", on November 18 – 20, in Lauba House, People and Art House, Zagreb, Croatia.

Following the four rounds of the conceptual architectural competitions, the final event will be organized together with an award ceremony and exhibition of projects submitted during the architectural competitions in the Think Space Program. Conceived as a series of highly interactive sessions for 300 participants who will lively discuss the topics from the competitions, the final event is planned in the form of the unconference.


The Empire’s Last Style. Soviet Modernism: 1955-1985.

by Vladimir Belogolovsky. Columbia Univ. [NYC] Monday, October 31, 2011 / 1:00-2:30pm
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
On Monday, October 31, 2011 (1:00-2:30pm) Vladimir Belogolovsky will be delivering a lecture, "The Empire’s Last Style: Soviet Modernism: 1955-1985" at Columbia University in New York, as part of the Intercontinental Curatorial Project.

Introduction by Kenneth Frampton.

Venue: Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Columbia University, 114 Avery Hall. New York.

Soviet Modernism: 1955-1985 by Felix Novikov and Vladimir Belogolovsky.


The cultural period described in Soviet...



ARCHITECTURE WEEK ALCALA 3.0 [ALC] Madrid. 27/10/2011
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Today, with the lecture by Massimo Mazzone (also participating: Diego Peris from "Todo por la Praxis"), will close the SAA 3.0, the third edition of the Architecture Week Alcalá, with the title: "Pilas Alcalaínas. Rehabilitating Energy Dose City" in ETSAG, the School of Architecture, Alcalá. Massimo Mazzone is an exceptional guest.

Massimo Mazzone, (Marino, Rome, 1967) sculptor, numerous exhibitions in Europe and beyond, a member of the group of artists complot s.y.s.tem, and a professor of sculpture at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan.

complot S.Y.S.tem — a process of research in which, since 2000, an independent group of artists work, in the plurality of languages addresses a...


Diego Peris de TODO POR LA PRAXIS in the SAA 3.0

ARCHITECTURE WEEK ALCALA 3.0 [ALC] Madrid. 27/10/2011
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Today, with the lecture by Diego Peris from Todo por la Praxis (also participating: Massimo Mazzone), will close the SAA 3.0, the third edition of the Architecture Week Alcalá, with the title: "Pilas Alcalaínas. Rehabilitating Energy Dose City" in ETSAG, the School of Architecture, Alcalá. Diego Peris, TODO POR LA PRAXIS is an extraordinary guest.

Aunque el colectivo desarrolla su actividad desde 1999, es a partir de 2007 cuando se constituye como tal y se define de manera más consolidada. El colectivo se conforma por un equipo de carácter multidisciplinar con miembros procedentes de disciplinas varias como la arquitectura, el arte, el derecho, la informática y la antropología. Todo por la praxis se define como un Laboratorio de proyectos estéticos de resistencia cultural, un laboratorio que...



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