29/02/2012

ecoLogicStudio. “cyberGardening the city”

MAA Winter Lecture Series: Lecture's IaaC. [BCN] 01/03/2012. 19.30 h [VIDEO]
metalocus, LUIS TERRAIN
Architecture, Conferences
On, Thursday the 01st of March, the Iaac presents the lecture by ecoLogicStudio: “cyberGardening the city”. The conference is part of the MAA Winter Lecture Series. Claudia Pasquero, will present the latest project by ecoLogicStudio: H.O.R.T.U.S. A prototype of urban gardening that establishes a new relationship between nature and technology, and outlines the possibilities of ecology as a conceptual paradigm and material.

EcoLogicStudio is an architectural and urban design studio co-founded in London by Claudia Pasquero and Marco Poletto. In the past few years the studio has built up an international reputation for its innovative work on ‘systemic’ design; ecoLogicStudio’s method is defined by the combination and integration of systemic thinking, bio and socio-logic...

23/02/2012

Enrique Sobejano y Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra.

Only in Spanish. Conversaciones en Fundación MAPFRE. [MAD]14-23/02/2012
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO.
Architecture, Conferences
Today at 19:30 h, this conversation by ENRIQUE SOBEJANO and GUILLERMO VÁZQUEZ CONSUEGRA. "La intervención en el patrimonio arquitectónico: un encuentro", is a series of lectures and discussions on the historical heritage organized by the Foundation Mapfre that can be followed by video conference.

Video-lecture online at the following link www.fundacionmapfre.com

 

Through some representative buildings, prominent architects and architectural historians retrace the evolution of architecture in Spain. A dialogue that runs from the Middle Ages to the mid...

21/02/2012

La Caseta desmontable y la Casa Bloc del GATCPAC. Iñaki Abalos y Victor Pérez Escolano.

Only in Spanish. Conversaciones en Fundación MAPFRE. [MAD]14-23/02/2012
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO.
Architecture, Conferences
Today, while is playing Real Madrid, this conversation by IÑAKI ABALOS and VICTOR PÉREZ ESCOLANO. "Momentos de la arquitectura en España: miradas contemporáneas sobre su historia", is a series of lectures and discussions on the historical heritage organized by the Foundation Mapfre that can be followed by video conference.

Video-lecture online at the following link www.fundacionmapfre.com

 

Through some representative buildings, prominent architects and architectural historians retrace the evolution of architecture in Spain. A dialogue that runs from the Middle Ages to the mid...

21/02/2012

Mike Schlaich. “Conceptual Design of Lightweight Structures”

MAA Winter Lecture Series: Lecture's IaaC. [BCN] 23/02/2012. 19.30 h
metalocus, LUIS TERRAIN
Architecture, Conferences
On, Thursday the 23rd of February, the Iaac presents the lecture by Mike Schlaich. The conference is part of the MAA Winter Lecture Series.

Mike Schlaich is Professor for Civil Engineering chairing the Department of Conceptual and Structural Design at Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin) and the Managing Director of schlaich bergermann und partner, Consulting Structural Engineers, Germany.

Mike Schlaich worked in Spain as a structural engineer before joining schlaich bergermann and partner in Stuttgart which specializes in lightweight...

21/02/2012

Rensselaer. Spring 2012 Lecture Series

Polytechnic Institute’s School of Architecture. [Troy/NY]
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Architecture, Conferences
The spring 2012 lecture series at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s School of Architecture started on February 13th with Patrik Schumacher and concludes with the ‘Transactions’ lecture on April 9th. All lectures are free and open to the public and take place at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media + Performing Arts Center at 6pm unless otherwise noted. More information on the lecture series below.

ANTON GARCIA-ABRIL
Stone + Beams
Thursday, February 23rd
Auditorium @ BIOTECH

SMART GEOMETRY CONFERENCE
Evan Douglis, Dean Architecture | RPI
Manfred Grohmann, Bollinger + Grohmann
Robert Hull, Head MSE Department RPI
Enric Ruiz-Geli, Cloud 9

Saturday March 24th
Concert Hall @ EMPAC

CHUCK HOBERMAN
Transformable Design
...

20/02/2012

Momentos de la arquitectura en España: miradas contemporáneas sobre su historia

Lectures and discussions in Fundación MAPFRE. [MAD]14-23/02/2012
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO.
Architecture, Conferences
"Momentos de la arquitectura en España: miradas contemporáneas sobre su historia", is a series of lectures and discussions on the historical heritage organized by the Foundation Mapfre that can be followed by video conference.

Video-lecture online at the following link www.fundacionmapfre.com

 

Through some representative buildings, prominent architects and architectural historians retrace the evolution of architecture in Spain. A dialogue that runs from the Middle Ages to the mid twentieth...

09/02/2012

Architecture as a Vector of Culture. The Louvre Abu Dhabi Experience.

by Hala Wardé, Ateliers Jean Nouvel. IE Architecture. [Segovia] Fri, February 10, 2012, 13.00h
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
Architecture, Conferences
Architect, Hala Warde, who has worked with Jean Nouvel since 1990 and has been a partner since 1999 will close out the Past-Future lecture series with her presentation on the Mid Eastern version of the Louvre. She has led this project, currently under construction in Abu Dhabi, since its inception in 2007.

Lecture: "Architecture as a Vector of Culture.  The Louvre Abu Dhabi Experience."

A good opportunity to see an interesting project and discern some doubts about the project and cultural controversy arose around it.

...
02/02/2012

MA YANSONG in Madrid.

Universidad Europea de Madrid [MAD]
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Although the name looks like an advertisement of a famous trademark, its contents are always really interesting, What are we talking about? About School of Architecture at the Universidad Europea de Madrid and the organization for another year its "fantastic week", an event that brings together leading figures of architecture in Madrid, to discuss various topics related to current architecture. The start will take place from Tuesday 7 to Friday 10 February. The week will include the participation of important figures such as Gerard Mortier, Federico Mayor Zaragoza and Carlos Ferrater.

This year, Ma Yansong, will be the guest star. The young Chinese architect talk about his career and his latest works, including the famous skyscraper is curvilinear Absolute Towers in Canada. Below images and report on Towers and video of his proposal for future Beijing.

Ma Yansong
Venue: CentroCentro (Palacio de Cibeles). Plaza de Cibeles, 1.
Schedule: Friday, February 10, 2012. 7:30 pm...

30/01/2012

Aires Mateus. "Voids and Houses: Settings for Life".

by Aires Mateus. IE architecture. [Segovia] Wed, January 25, 2012, 13.00 h
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
Architecture, Conferences
Aires Mateus will lecture "Voids and Houses: Settings for Life", finally (was scheduled for the 25 January) on Wednesday, February 01, 2012, at 13.00h, in Refectorio room, IE School of architecture. This lecture is part of the “Past/future: exploring architecture's response to time” lecture series.

Lecture: "Voids and Houses: Settings for Life". (now, yeah!)

 

Architects Mateus graduated from the Faculdade de Arquitectura/ Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (F.A/ U.T.L) in 1986 and 1987, respectively. They worked in the...

25/01/2012

Kerem Halbrecht + Gilly Karjevsky. 72HUA

en AAAB. [BCN] 25/01/2012. 19.00.
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
Conferences
This afternoon, January 25th at 19:00 h in Barcelona, ​​and AAAB EME3 ON (Support Agency Architecture Barcelona) will present a lecture by Kerem Halbrecht + Gilly Karjevsky, founders of 72HUA.

72HUA (the first architectural competition in real time, in which 10 international teams have 3 days and 3 nights to design and build public space interventions responding to local needs, and as advertised: FOR FREE!

A good lecture proposed by AAAB, because the competition don't looks a good idea from every point of view; work for free and during 72 hours. What are we playing? Well, it seems a success and therefore...

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