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GROPIUS HOUSE. The Bauhaus & the American Dream

GROPIUS HOUSE. The Bauhaus & the American Dream

Walter Gropius | Lincoln, USA [1938]   When talking about modern architecture, the Bauhaus School and Walter Gropius cannot be omitted. We already saw him in the Weissenhof, a revolutionary neighborhood in Sttutgart. Nevertheless, the houses he projected there...

LA TOURETTE. A spiritual retreat for architecture lovers

LA TOURETTE. A spiritual retreat for architecture lovers

Le Corbusier + Iannis Xenakis | Éveux-sur-Arbresle, France [1953-1960] Which architect has never dreamed about doing someday the well-known Le Corbusier Route? As could not be otherwise, I had been in that group for a long time. Thus, using some days of our Easter...

LA ROTONDA. The perfect fusion of nature and architecture

LA ROTONDA. The perfect fusion of nature and architecture

Andrea Palladio | Vicenza, Italy [1566] Two years ago we decided to spend our holidays in the north of Italy. I wanted to visit the work of Andrea Palladio, so we had to go to Vincenza, a little town from the Véneto which hosts some of his buildings. I had no doubts...

WEISSENHOF. The cradle of the Modern Movement

WEISSENHOF. The cradle of the Modern Movement

Le Corbusier + Pierre Jeanneret | Stuttgart, Germany [1927]  It was in 1927 when the association Deutsche Werkbund organized the Die Wohnung exhibition -The Dwelling- in a neighborhood called Weissenhofsiedlung in Stuttgart. Under the direction of the German architect...

LA RICARDA. A hidden treasure among the pines

LA RICARDA. A hidden treasure among the pines

Antoni Bonet i Castellana | El Prat de Llobregat, Spain [1949-1963]  I'm really glad to open this space with a very special building for me, La Ricarda designed by Antoni Bonet, also known as Gomis House. Not only was it the first place I visited when I started my...