13/11/2014

Fotógrafa de arquitectura. Photographic Archive. Mariela Apollonio.

Exhibition.Kir Royal Gallery [VAL] Spain. 14/11/2014 > 09/01/2015
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Mariela Apollonio presents on Friday November 14, at Kir Royal Gallery in Valencia an exhibition that shows us for the first time a selection of photographs from her professional architecture file.

Mariela Apollonio was one of those selected in our series "10 Fundamental Photographers. On site". We launched an article about her work, few months ago. Now she presents us a more...

10/11/2014

'Inside' at Palais de Tokyo.

Exhibition. [Paris] France.
metalocus, SARA REBOLLO
Palais de Tokyo in Paris presents the exhibition 'Inside' with works from more than thirty artists from all around the world. Visitors will find in Inside a passage to the interior of the self, in which the exhibition space serves as a metaphor.

This immense odyssey, both physical and psychological, invites us to walk through two floors of the Palais de Tokyo that have been transformed by artists in such a way that, from one installation to the next, we remain constantly immersed in the works, which lead us within ourselves – from our skin to our most intimate thoughts.

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06/11/2014

NORD Architects wins the Marine Education Centre competition.

[Malmö] Sweden. Suecia.
metalocus, ÁNGEL BLANCO.
Danish studio NORD Architects has released designs for a new Marine Education Centre in Malmö, Sweden. The Copenhagen-based studio, awarded the commission through an invited competition, hopes to “blur the distinction between architecture and landscape” with a project that helps users gain a “deeper understanding of marine life.”

Learning Landscape – where landscape and building become one. 

Johannes Molander Pedersen, partner at NORD Architects says.- “With the changing climate, rising oceans and increased severity of cloudbursts, there is a need more than ever to understand the profound influence that marine life and the oceans have...

06/11/2014

Nikola Tesla, suyo es el futuro.

Fundación Telefónica [MAD] España. 13.11 > 15.02.2015
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Con motivo de la exposición “Nikola Tesla: suyo es el futuro” el Espacio Fundación Telefónica celebrará el próximo miércoles 12 de noviembre a las 11:30 un encuentro con los medios para mostrar todos los rostros de Nikola Tesla, científico brillante, visionario, extravagante y héroe underground.

Despertando ideas se despierta el futuro.

 

La ciencia y el arte consideran hoy a Nikola Tesla como el verdadero fundador de la tecnología moderna. Pese a que sus inventos alumbraron nuestra civilización eléctrica, el mérito histórico del serbo-americano Tesla (Smiljan, 1856-Nueva York, 1943) recayó en Edison y Marconi. Pero...

05/11/2014

Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding.

MoMA [NYC] USA EE.UU.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
2014—Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities, a 14-month initiative to examine new architectural possibilities that address the rapid and uneven growth of six global metropolises — Hong Kong, Istanbul, Lagos, Mumbai, New York, and Rio de Janeiro — culminates in an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art from November 22, 2014 , through May 10, 2015 .

In recent years, tactical modes of urbanism have arisen in the form of everyday, bottom-up approaches to local problems as a counterpart to a classic notion of top-down planning. Uneven Growth asks how current practices of architecture and urban design can learn from such developments by presenting design scenarios based on this type of urbanism, while also...

04/11/2014

Reina Sofia Museum presents the exhibition “Really useful knowledge”.

Exhibition. Reina Sofía Museum. [MAD] Spain. 28.10.14-09.02.14.
metalocus, BELEN CALLEJO
Reina Sofia Museum presents on Tuesday October 28 at 12:00 am in Sabatini Auditorium, the exhibition “Really useful knowledge”. The exhibition shows the work of over thirty artists in 12 facilities produced expressly for the occasion. These "public actions", that will be in the exhibition space, try to use the art as a critical practice and induce the reflection to produce knowledge "really useful."

Reina Sofía Museum presents on Tuesday, October 28 at 12:00 am in Sabatini Auditorium, the exhibition “Really useful knowledge”. The notion of “really useful knowledge” emerged at the beginning of the 19th century alongside the workers’ awareness of the need for self-education. In...

03/11/2014

Prize to the project to restore Alvar Aalto's Viipuri Library.

[Vyborg] Russia.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced last Thursday, that the project to restore Alvar Aalto's seminal Viipuri Library in Vyborg, Russia, which took two challenging decades to complete, has been awarded the "2014 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize."

World Monuments Fund will award its "2014 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize" to the "Finnish Committee for the Restoration of Viipuri Library" with the Central City Alvar Aalto Library, Vyborg, the Russian Federation....

31/10/2014

URBAN TV, New Season.

LA CASA ENCENDIDA. [MAD] Spain. 10>13.11.2014
metalocus, SARA REBOLLO, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
The next edition of URBAN TV festival is here. This year's films about alternative architectural themes and sustainable architecture such as THE VENICE SYNDROME and MICROTOPIA are particularly interesting. A multidisciplinary programme which includes screenings, debates, visits and urban safaris and shares one common goal: to talk about life and the ecology of cities.

Urban TV and television have been inseparable from the start. In 2014 it will remain so. The festival will gather in its competition the most notable late visuals about urban issues and will organise screenings in order to arise relevant discussions about our cities.

- This year, the discussion forum "Transforming television" dedicated to raising an improvement in the quality of...

31/10/2014

BARCELONA CERAMICS. 10th Anniversary of ASCER Ceramics Chair in Barcelona

ESARQ-UIC exhibition at COAC [BCN] Spain. 06.11 > 20.11.2014
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
The exhibition commemorates 10th Anniversary of ASCER Ceramics Chair at UIC's ESARQ School of Architecture. The exhibition will be inaugurated at the Architects’ Association of Catalonia (COAC) on Thursday, 6 November 2014, with 20 ceramic works selected for the occasion and the presence of popular TV personality Òscar Dalmau.

The exhibition BARCELONA CERAMICS is organize by School of Architecture at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (ESARQ-UIC) will inaugurate at hte Architects' Association of Catalonia (COAC) at 7 pm on Thursday, 6 November, 2014

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31/10/2014

One Zodiac. Juan Navarro Baldeweg [VIDEO]

Exhibition [VÍDEO] Fundación ICO/Museo ICO [MAD] Spain. 08.10.2014 > 01.02.2015
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, Exhibitions
On the occasion of the exhibition "One Zodiac. Juan Navarro Baldeweg" held at the Museum ICO from 8 October to 1 February, the Spanish architect he met in the rooms of this exhibition, curated by himself.

During the interview, Navarro Baldeweg reveals the keys to its architecture, faithfully reflected in the sample, with comments from some of the projects in the exhibition.

When contemplating this collection of works, I think it is relevant to establish connections between them, no matter how far in...

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