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  • Josep Puig i Cadafalch : obres i projectes des del 1911 

    Romeu, Jordi (Romeu Costa) (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 1989-01-01)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Justificació. A la pàgina del seu llibre l’Arquitectura modernista, Oriol Bohigas reclama, de manera suggerent, la necessitat d'una major atenció a l'obra classicista de Josep Puig i Cadafalch, és a dir, la realitzada ...
  • Habitar un monumento : la ciudad de Antonio Prado como síntesis de la arquitectura de una región 

    Rech, Roberta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-07)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The city of Antonio Prado, located in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil started to be built at late nineteenth century by immigrants from the northern region of Italy, who left their homeland in the pursuit of new opportunities ...
  • Alberto Piwonka : en el cruce de las ideas de la modernidad en Chile 

    Molina Baeza, Cristóbal, 1976- (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-13)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This thesis proposes the study of the intersection of ideas comprised in the academic and architectural work of Alberto Piwonka in the cultural, social, technological, and aesthetic context of Chile during the forties, ...
  • La casa japonesa a través del cine de Yasujiro Ozu 

    Peris, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-22)
    Doctoral thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    Through the films of Yashijuro Ozu, this thesis studies the Japanese house as a support for a way of living. The Japanese understanding of space, ma, includes the creation of an ambience that transcends the physical, built ...
  • Mies' two-way span 

    Mantovani Genari, Eduardo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-07-17)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The 50' x50' House Project (1951-1952) introduces the construction of a new formal system in the work of Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969): the two-way span buildings. In 1951, at age 65 and after more than a decade in the ...
  • La estructuración del espacio arquitectónico por la gravedad y la luz 

    Linares de la Torre, Óscar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-02-02)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Architecture is based on the relationship between matter and its absence, space. Matter, which arranged by the laws of gravity creates space, we name structure. The character of this space depends on the interaction between ...
  • De lo inconmensurable a lo mensurable : proceso dialéctico desde el imaginario al proyecto del edificio Richards Medical Research Laboratories 1957-1964 

    Delpino, Rossana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-13)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This dissertation analyses Louis Kahn’s independent work until 1957 period in which he designed the Richards Medical Research Laboratories at the University of Pennsylvania. The Richards Medical Research Laboratories marks ...
  • Enrique del Moral : el debate mexicano entre tradición y modernidad : 1946-1963 

    García García, Eunice del Carmen (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-15)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Enrique del Moral: The mexican debate between tradition and modernity 1946-1963. This thesis arises from the interest in discovering the theoretical and practical background that led the architect Enrique del Moral to a ...
  • Luz del norte 

    Orden, Verónica Analía (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-04-27)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    An infinite gray roof with different degrees of transparency is displayed with authority on a Scandinavia made of pieces, fragmented. However, the sky that covers these lands unifies it. The light passes through it and ...
  • New principles and variations in the architecture of Alvar Aalto : Competition entry for the hospital complex of Zagreb, Yugoslavia (1930-1931) 

    Zmijanovic, Vladanka (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-13)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The thesis is based on the beginning of the creation of Aalto's architectural language where are observed and analyzed some new principles, one step away from his first projects of "Functionalism", "extracted" from a vast ...

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