Topic Descriptor: construction×
  • A forma da arquitetura e o desenho da mercadoria
    Ferro, Sérgio
    In this essay, the architect and visual artist Sérgio Ferro outlines the first part of his theory about the contradiction that exists between an architectural drawing and a jobsite. Approaching the subject from a Marxist perspective, he discusses [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111152

  • Empleando una técnica revolucionaria se han construido en México 50 hospitales
    This document stands out from other articles published about the implementation of a hospital construction project because the writer places his view of the project in an international context. Based on an opinion issued by the Royal Institute of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780088

  • Pasos en el cielo
    Arguelles, Carlos
    The text by Carlos Argüelles that precedes the photographs taken by the photojournalists Faustino Mayo and Nacho López shows the transformation of Mexican photography in the mid-twentieth century. This photo-essay presents photographs of great [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776577

  • Sacsahuaman
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    This is a brief literary essay by Antonio Berni on pre-Columbian structures atSacsahuaman (Cuzco), Machu Picchu, Peru, in which he suggests a way to understand the culture of the Incas by means of intuition or thought [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 775860

  • En el orden burgués reinante hay que buscar la causa de la decadencia arquitectónica contemporánea
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    In this document David Alfaro Siqueiros reflects upon the nexus between society and its aesthetic production, particularly with regard to the status of architecture under the bourgeois order. The article is directed toward the officials in charge of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764051

  • The sculpture "The Serpent of El Eco" : a primary structure of 1953
    Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990
    Mathias Goeritz writes about how Daniel Mont, an unusual patron of the arts, offered him a highly ambitious and at the same time the most exciting project he ever received: the design and construction, with total freedom, of a building in the center [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 757389

  • El estadio Olímpico universitario
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    Diego Rivera enumerates his reasons for believing that the Estadio Olímpico [Olympic Stadium] of the Ciudad Universitaria [UNAM Campus] is the most salient example of the struggle for Mexican independence. To construct such a building, the most [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 735515