29/04/2012

Kenneth Frampton awarded the First Prize Javier Carvajal

Universidad de Navarra. [Pamplona] Navarra. 02/05/2012
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
Architecture, Prizes
Renowned architect, historian and architecture critic Kenneth Frampton, professor at Columbia University (USA.), Will receive on Wednesday 2 May the First International Architecture Award Javier Carvajal, in the auditorium of the School of Architecture deNavarra University.

The award board is formed in addition to the School of Navarra, with School of Architecture Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (ETSAM), Consejo Superior de Colegios de Arquitectos de España (CSCAE) and Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad.

 

The award, a biennial, has a prize of 12,000 euros and a taped replay on aluminum with housing plan by the architect Francisco Javier Carvajal Ferrer, which built for himself in 1966.

The award recognizes the consistency, body and strength of persons or institutions engaged in the dissemination and teaching of architecture. It also praises the work of architect Javier Carvajal, whose legacy is in the Archives of the School of Architecture Universidad de Navarra.

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Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Time: 12 h.


Venue: Aula Magna de la Escuela de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Navarra. Plamplona. Navarra. Spain.

Fco. Javier Carvajal.
Kenneth
Frampton

Kenneth Frampton es arquitecto, historiador y crítico de arquitectura (1930), estudió en la Architectural Association School of Architecture de Londres. En la actualidad desempeña labores docentes en la Graduate School of Architecture and Planning de la Universidad de Columbia de Nueva York, como profesor emérito de la cátedra Ware.

Ha impartido clases en centros como el Royal College of Art de Londres y la ETH de Zúrich, y, últimamente en la University of Virginia, donde ha ocupado la cátedra Thomas Jefferson. Es autor de numerosos ensayos sobre arquitectura moderna y contemporánea. Su obra más importante es Historia Crítica de la Arquitectura Moderna, en la que realiza un completo análisis de la arquitectura moderna.

17/11/2012

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