Josean Ruiz Esquíroz//Tschumi´s Jump

In Bernard Tschumi´s seminal works, since his direct experience of Paris´ May 68´ to the Architectural Association political courses in London at the 70´s define his interest for the programs and events in a more sophisticate way than the Sullivanian Form follows Function. From his analysis of the erotic dimension in his Fireworks and the Ads for Architecture, to the exploration of the new notations of time in the Screenplays, there is always an intense and radical need to renew the discipline relationship with time. The crystallization of this research comes with a graphical manifesto, the Manhattan Transcripts,  and with an architectural project, his “back to the future” proposal for La Villette´s Park…


Josean Ruiz Esquíroz//Unfolding Time

The first works by  Peter Eisenman since his Ph.D The Formal Basis of Modern Architecture, to the chronomorphologic coherence of his first Houses at the end of the 60´s and 70´s introduce the idea of time as an active matter into architecture. The evolution of his thinking , with the international influences of historical time in the IAUS and Oppositions, with figures such as John Hedjuk, Manfredo Tafuri and Aldo Rossi, unfolded in the complex time of the Cannaregio proposal in 1978.

Cartel Unfolding Time