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049 January 2014

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FUNDACIÓN

JUANELO

TURRIANO

049

2014

January

C/ Zurbano 41 (28010 Madrid) · Tel.: 91 531 30 05 – Fax: 91 531 30 05 · fundacion@juaneloturriano.com · www.juaneloturriano.com

 

NEWS

 

FÉLIX CANDELA: MASTERING SLENDERNESS. SHOWING TIME EXTENDED IN SEGOVIA

 

FÉLIX CANDELA: MASTERING SLENDERNESS

 

The Royal Mint Museum at Segovia has extended the showing of the exhibition “Félix Candela: mastering slenderness”, produced by Fundación Juanelo Turriano and the Technical University of Madrid, to 23 February 2014.

 

Exhibition catalogue

LIBRARY. NEW ACQUISITIONS

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  • Introducción a la historia natural y a la geografía física de España (Introduction to Spain’s natural history and geography) by Guillermo Bowles

    Published in Madrid by the Royal Press, 1789.

    Bibliographic data sheet

     

  • Álbum del Marqués de la Victoria (Album of the Marquis de la Victoria). Facsimile of the manuscript entitled Diccionario demostrativo con la configuración o anatomía de toda la arquitectura naval moderna, conserved in the Naval Museum of Madrid.

    Bibliographic data sheet

     

  • Ibérica: el progreso de las ciencias y de sus aplicaciones (Ibérica: progress in science and its applications) (1914-1983)

Highly repute journal specialising in the history of twentieth century science and technology, published from 1913 to 2004.

Bibliographic data sheet

 

OTHER CURRENT EVENTS

 

DEFENCE OF THE DOCTORAL DISSERTATION BÓVEDAS DE ARCOS ENTRECRUZADOS ENTRE LOS SIGLOS X Y XVI (Moorish (or off-centre) cross-ribbed vaults from the tenth to the sixteenth centuries). DEFENCE OF A DOCTORAL DISSERTATION

 

Moorish cross-ribbed vaults

 

Paula Fuentes González read her PhD. thesis at the Madrid School of Architecture on 20 December 2013. The dissertation, entitled Bóvedas de arcos entrecruzados entre los siglos X y XVI. Geometría construcción y estabilidad (Moorish (or off-centre) cross-ribbed vaults from the tenth to the sixteenth centuries: geometry, construction and stability), was supervised by Santiago Huerta Fernández.

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