Friday, September 29, 2017

1552. RCR architects. Creatividad Compartida



















Querido Joaquin,

"Hay que tener raices y hay que tener alas" (Ramon Vilalta)

Paz,
R

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

1551. Willow Tea Rooms, Glasgow, 1904














Dear Alice,

"It's not use going back to yesterday, but I was a different
person then" (Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland)

Best regards,
R

Monday, September 25, 2017

1550. Paimion Parantola














Dear Rafa,

"When I received the commission to design this sanatorium
I was ill myself and therefore I was able to make a few experiments
and find out what it is really like to be ill" (Alvar Aalto)

R

Friday, September 22, 2017

1549. Madrid. Puerta del Sol















Dear Elena,

"La marquesina es como un caleisdoscopio urbano, una suerte
de faro que nunca se apaga, como tampoco cesa la actividad
en esta plaza" (Antonio Fernandez Alba)

Recuerdos,
R

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

1548. Jean Prouve. Grenoble, France













Dear Jean,

The picture features a view of the architectural model for the
hall for the Grenoble Fairgrounds. The girders are supported
by columns that Prouve called "taburet" (stools).

Regards,
R

Monday, September 18, 2017

1547. Stockholm: Stadshuset Borgargarden














Mama,

He encontrado esta postal antigua del ayuntamiento de
Estocolmo. Fue escrita y enviada en 1931, solamente 12
años despues de haber sido inaugurado y 86 años antes
de que nosotros lo visitasemos.

Besos,
R

Friday, September 15, 2017

1546. Stockholm Stadsbibliotek















Querido Juan,

"En la cultura egipcia el espacio se pensaba como direccion
e itinerario con pasajes que se reducen a traves de salas,
patios y calles, en continua tension hacia la meta concluyente"
(Erik Gunnar Asplund)

Un abrazo,
R

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

1545. La Maison Stoclet















Dear Alvaro,

"There are two types of artists: the ones who develop an
idea carefully, sensibly, and systematically,  and the ones
who just hit on the right idea" (Josef Hoffmann)

Best,
R

Monday, September 11, 2017

1544. Moderna Museet, Stockholm
















Dear Richard,

"The museum is conceived as a place to recover the citizen's
self-awareness, through its direct and constant contact with
Stockholm" (Rafael Moneo)

Regards,
R

Friday, September 8, 2017

1543. Einfamilienhaus in Hellerau





















Dear Walter,

"The simplest form is not always the best, but
the best is always simple" (Heinrich Tessenow)

R

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

1542. Cadiz. Puente de la Constitucion de 1812














Pedro,

Dos columnas modernas para Hercules...

R

Monday, September 4, 2017

1541. Skogskapellet. The Woodland Chapel





















Mama,

Gracias por venir conmigo a este maravilloso
pais. Fue como un sueño hecho realidad.

Besos,
R

Friday, September 1, 2017

1540. Finlandia-talo, Helsinki
















Dear Timo,

"Form must have a content, and that content must be linked
with nature." (Alvar Aalto)

Best,
R