25/03/2013

PATRICIO ABREU / VAHO. Creative Mornings / Barcelona!

[BCN] 28/03/2013
metalocus, LUIS TERRAIN
New session, CreativeMornings/Barcelona (7th edition). Thursday 28 March 2013 . Time.- 8:30h-10:00h

Speaker.- PATRICIO ABREU. Designer, VAHO

"Vaho gives a second chance to waste materials"

A brand from Barcelona that produces objects made ​​from recycled materials. From unique bags and purses, recycled, passionate chairs and other things.

- Host.- The event will...

25/03/2013

Call for Projects: Eme3 2013. TOPIAS.

eme3 [BCN] Spain. Deadline 19/04/2013
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
Opening the period for the submission of projects to take part in the 8th edition of eme3 Festival to be held in Barcelona from June 27th to 30th at Fabra y Coats (see annex I) while the exposition will remain open until July 30th with a program of activities.

Applicants: who can participate

To the call for projects eme3 invites to participate architects, designers, trans- disciplinary groups, artists and other professionals or citizen who have a proactive attitude when approaching inherent problems to contemporary cities and architecture, understanding that the necessities of the actual metropolis go beyond a merely buildable approach...

18/03/2013

MAI Dialogues: Pablo Valbuena & Jaime Serra

IAAC Winter Lecture Series [BCN] Spain 18/03/2013
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
New lecture at Barcelona, on Monday, March 18th, Pablo Valbuena & Jaime Serra will be lecturing at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia – IAAC.

Pablo Valbuena has become internationally recognized for his augmented architectures, dynamic forms where light and phisical structures combine to create a new hybrid language for form and space. Trained as an architect and having worked previously in videogames, his art projects in galleries and public space interventions preludes the explosion of "projection mapping" as a technique and has been extensively...

15/03/2013

Infrastructural Monument MIT

MIT Urban planning [Cambridge-MA] USA
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Architecture, Conferences
As is the case in the UK, the privatization of public infrastructure have deteriorated alarmingly, by privately held management and lack of public investment. The situation in the United States was clamorous with the pass of Hurricane Sandy and uncoordinated electrical infrastructure, organized in fragmented and unclosed circuits, by relying on independent private companies. Same problem, even without debate have the UK rail system. Now MIT wants to consider a short but intense analysis with this conference on 8 and 9 April.

This high-level forum will feature distinguished designers, scholars, policy makers, urban practitioners and industry leaders from assorted fields such as real estate development, finance, and transportation to convene over discussions as to the future of American infrastructure. The program will commence on the evening of 8th April and will conclude in the afternoon 9th April. 

Our post-war urban infrastructures have...

14/03/2013

Edouard Decam.

Académie de France à Madrid. Casa Velázquez. [MAD] 14/03/2013. 18.00 h.
metalocus, LAURA CANTO, JUAN SOLERA
We remind you that Charles Villeneuve opens today in Madrid his Retrospective 1988-2013, at 20h in the Casa de Velázquez French Institute where is hosting roundtable attended by invited artists Édouard Decam, Pauline Scherrer and Charles Villeneuve and the participation of our chief from Metalocus and architect Jose Juan Barba, who will act as moderator.

Architecture training graduated from the ENSAP, Bordeaux, in 2003, Edouard DECAM worked with several agencies in France and Spain before turning to research on the field of art.

Graduating in 2006 with a scholarship for young architects Fondation EDF, he made the project "L'eau, les barrages, le paysage that will set the direction of his future researches. He currently lives in Madrid as member of the French Institute, La...

14/03/2013

Charles Villeneuve.

Académie de France à Madrid. Casa Velázquez. [MAD] 14/03/2013. 18.00 h.
metalocus, LAURA CANTO
We reminde you that Charles Villeneuve opens today in Madrid his Retrospective 1988-2013, at 20h in the Casa de Velázquez French Institute where is hosting roundtable attended by invited artists Pauline Scherrer and Charles Villeneuve and the participation of our chief from Metalocus and architect Jose Juan Barba, who will act as moderator.

Charles Villeneuve, born in Nantes in 1971, architect, designer and painter, his first presented work was in Paris with artists from "The Bastille" in 1994, and this last year has won the First Prize of Design "L'Ecole Boulle "in Paris. Charles prefers to work "on-site", by contact with light and reality so always carries his notebooks on which he captures the essence of the place. His influences are many going from the Orientalists...

14/03/2013

Pauline Scherrer.

Académie de France à Madrid. Casa Velázquez. [MAD] 14/03/2013. 18.00 h.
metalocus, JUAN SOLERA
We remind you Charles Villeneuve opens today in Madrid his Retrospective 1988-2013, at 20h in the Casa de Velázquez French Institute where is hosting roundtable attended by invited artists Pauline Scherrer and Charles Villeneuve and the participation of our chief from Metalocus and architect Jose Juan Barba, who will act as moderator.

How can architecture establish a deeper dialogue with the human body? Scherrer Pauline's work develops around this question. His design process is based on taking into consideration body movement in space and as a part of a vast field of sensitive exploration which mixes  sketches, models, calligrams, collages and photographs.

Graduated from INSA of Strasbourg in 2009, has been honored for her final project «Un...

13/03/2013

Maria Manuel Oliveira and João Mendes Ribeiro at GALERIA BOAVISTA

TEMPORADA DE ARQUITECTURA NA GALERIA BOAVISTA [LISB] Portugal.
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...

12/03/2013

ARTE, OFICIO: MÁS ALLÁ DE LA ARQUITECTURA.

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).

Casa...

11/03/2013

NEW GENERATIONS. ANNE HOLTROP.

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...

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