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H&deM (1978-2019) H&deM (1978-2019)
The tireless creative pulse of the Swiss office, which over the course of four decades has produced some of the most emblematic examples of contemporary architecture, is illustrated here in a bilingual Spanish-English edition, made up of two volumes of 352 pages each, presented in hard-bound cloth.
H&deM (2003-2019) H&deM (2003-2019)
The volume includes 41 prominent works started between 2003 and 2019, such as Elphilharmonie Hamburg, buildings like Helsinki Dreispitz and Feltrinelli Porta Volta, Vitra Schaudepot, and the proposal for the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin.
H&deM (1978-2002) H&deM (1978-2002)
The volume covers 43 of the main buildings initiated between 1978 and 2002, showing the formal transformations and material tests carried out during the first years of career in Basel up to the studio’s worldwide recognition.
A Chronicle of Architecture The Age of Spectacle Time of Uncertainty
Luis Fernández-Galiano portrays the development of architecture in the course of the turn of the century through 256 articles written for El País from 1993 to 2006, presented in 2 volumes containing close to 2,500 images and 2,000 references to the protagonists of projects and debates of the period in question.
A Chronicle of Architecture Time of Uncertainty
Through a selection of essays written by Luis Fernández-Galiano for El País, Time of Uncertainty – volume 2 of Alexandrine Years – examines the beginnings of a 21st century marked by 9/11, wars, and climate change.
A Chronicle of Architecture The Age of Spectacle
The Age of Spectacle, volume 1 of the book Alexandrine Years, offers a chronicle of the bonanza and optimism of the 20th century’s closing years through texts that Luis Fernández-Galiano wrote for the newspaper El País.
RCR arquitectes RCR arquitectes
Land architecture, but also architecture of the land. After three decades of work, Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta have obtained universal recognition for a stubbornly local oeuvre.
SANAA SANAA
The 352-page volume, in hardcover and fully bilingual Spanish-English edition, which gathers the complete oeuvre of Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa over almost three decades of work of the three studios they lead in Tokyo
Francis Kéré Francis Kéré
The ICO Foundation has published a bilingual (Spanish and English) catalog of the exhibition ‘Francis Kéré: Primary Elements.’ Presenting a selection of 33 works, the book journeys through the professional trajectory of the Burkinabe architect.
David Chipperfield David Chipperfield
The Fundación ICO presents the bilingual Spanish-English catalogue of the exhibition ‘Essentials. David Chipperfield Architects.’ Featuring thirty works and projects, the book covers thirty years in the career of the British architect. 
Juan Navarro Baldeweg Juan Navarro Baldeweg
The Fundación ICO publishes, in bilingual Spanish-English edition, the catalogue of the exhibition ‘One Zodiac. Juan Navarro Baldeweg,’ which covers the professional career of the Spanish architect, establishing connections between his works as if they formed a zodiac, a ring of constellations. 
The Architect is Present The Architect is Present
Published by the Fundación ICO in a bilingual edition, Spanish and English, the book ‘The Architect is Present’ shows the work of five studios that work in underprivileged contexts, proving that scarcity of means can stimulate technical inventiveness and comunity participation.
Spain mon amour Spain mon amour
Published by the Fundación ICO in a bilingual edition, Spanish and English, the book ‘Spain mon amour’ reviews recent Spanish architecture through fifteen works in fifteen different cities, completed by five studios and represented by five prominent photographers.
Atlas: Europe Atlas: Europe
Devoted to the most recent architecture of the European continent, it is the fourth volume in a series which develops and updates the work published in 2007 by the BBVA Foundation, Atlas. Global Architecture circa 2000. The current publication, of 320 pages, is also edited in Spanish.
Atlas: Africa and M. East Atlas: Africa and M. East
Devoted to the most recent architecture of Africa and the Middle East, is the third volume in a series of four which develop and update the work published in 2007 by the BBVA Foundation, Atlas. Global Architecture circa 2000. The current publication, of 320 pages, is also edited in Spanish.
Atlas: America Atlas: America
Devoted to the latest architecture of America, it is the second volume in a series of four which develop and update the work published by the BBVA Foundation in 2007, Atlas. Global Architecture circa 2000. The current publication, of 320 pages, is also edited in Spanish.
Atlas: Asia and Pacífic Atlas: Asia and Pacífic
This Atlas, devoted to the latest architecture of Asia and the Pacific, is the first volume in a series of four which develop and update the work published by the BBVA Foundation in 2007, Atlas. Global Architecture circa 2000. The current publication, of 320 pages, is also edited in Spanish.
Atlas. Circa 2000 Atlas. Circa 2000
The BBVA Foundation presents Atlas. Arquitectura global circa 2000, a volume of 312 pages published also in Spanish. Centered on the period opened by the Fall of the Berlin Wall, this work intends to be a critical assessment of world architecture in our global times.
Spain Builds, 1975-2010 Spain Builds, 1975-2010
Second edition of the work published in 2006 coinciding with the exhibition on architecture in Spain held at the MoMA. Now, to mark Spain's presence at Expo Shanghai, the oeuvre is extended, adding Chinese to the original languages.
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Miró Rivera Architects, Citica development in Monterrey (Mexico)

A work of the Texas-based practice of Juan Miró from Spain and Miguel Rivera from Puerto Rico, in association with the Mexican firm Ibarra Aragón Arquitectura, this complex of mixed uses – apartments, offices, and retail – stands 95 meters on a plot in downtown...

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16/01/2020

Brighton College’s Sports and Science Centre, by OMA / Ellen van Loon

The Guardian / Rowan Moore

In a departure from the gothic image of English private schools, Brighton College’s new building, designed by OMA, is an expression of global ambition. Think of an English private school and you will probably think of somewhere gothic (Photo gallery)...

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16/01/2020

Roger Scruton, 1944-2020

Luis Fernández-Galiano

The conservative British philosopher died on 12 January at the age of 75, succumbing to cancer. A public intellectual and prolific writer, he left behind – besides several...

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15/01/2020

Snøhetta, indoor garden for 550 Madison
in New York

The firm Snøhetta has gotten the New York City Planning Commission’s go-ahead to create a public garden in the AT&T tower that went up in 1984 at 550 Madison Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee. The announcement...

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14/01/2020

Carles Enrich Studio, restoration of Merola Tower in Puigreig (Barcelona)

The Barcelona practice of Carles Enrich undertook the restoration of one of the two faces of the defense tower at the castle of Merola, the only remnants of the 13th-century construction in Puigreig, a municipality of the comarca of Berguedà...

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13/01/2020

Toyota and BIG roll out the future of mobility with Woven City

Envisioned as a living laboratory to test and advance mobility, autonomy, connectivity, hydrogen-powered infrastructure, and industry collaboration, Toyota Woven City aims to bring people and communities together in a future enabled by technology yet grounded in history and nature. The vision was presented at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. It is expected to break ground in 2021.

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10/01/2020

Foster + Partners,
Alibaba offices in Shanghai (China)

Norman Foster’s firm has won the competition to design the new offices of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. The location is Shanghai’s Xuhui Riverside area, with views of the Huangpu River and the Pudong CBD. Thought out from the inside out...

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09/01/2020

Agenda + Dellekamp Schleich,
Parque el Higuerón community center

Jojutla in the Mexican state of Morelos is the location of this community center envisioned as part of the plan to restructure the municipality’s main public buildings, damaged by an earthquake that shook the area on 19 September 2017...

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08/01/2020

Francisco Mangado,
cultural center in Legnano (Italy)

The Navarrese firm of Francisco Mangado has won the competition for a cultural center-cum library in Legnano, a township in Italy’s Lombardy region, 30 kilometers from Milan. With a gross floor area of 4,120 square meters, the complex rises on the edge of the...

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07/01/2020

E2A, Taz Neubau Publishing House
in Berlin

Rising on a site of urban importance, the building through its form and position mediates between the traditional Berlin of city blocks and the modern one of isolated blocks. The structure of the building, lacking an apparent hierarchy and achieving stability through the sum...

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03/01/2020

Vector Architects, Seashore Restaurant, Beidaihe (China)

The restaurant is situated behind the library by the same architects, very close to the sea. We initiated the design process by investigating how best to create a coexisting relationship with the massive and solid library volume. The idea was that, instead of the seascape being...

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02/01/2020

Ensamble Studio,
Ca’n Terra in Mahón (Menorca)

Ensamble Studio, the firm led by Antón García-Abril (1969) and Débora Mesa (1981), works across disciplines to explore the most innovative approaches, focusing on the processes rather than on the results. Their projects fuse reality and imagination, studying...

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31/12/2019

Barozzi Veiga, Dynafit Headquarters
in Kiefersfelden (Germany)

The proposal adopts the essence of the landscape as the main design reference, and sets the headquarters in its natural context, the Inn Valley, as a landmark with two pyramidal volumes visible from the road connecting Germany and Austria.

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30/12/2019

Vector Architects, Suochengli Neighborhood Library in Yantai (China)

Inserted into a typical Chinese courtyard-block, the library is located at the northwest corner of the historical district of Yantai, a port city in northern China. The enclave appeared cluttered or messy, with structures added by residents over the years, but these superpositions...

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27/12/2019

Architecture Club, Atelier Monika Sosnowska in Warsaw (Poland)

This atelier for the Polish sculptor Monika Sosnowska is the first built work of the Swiss firm Architecture Club, set up in 2017 by Karolina Slawecka (Warsaw, 1980) and Pawel Krzeminski (Warsaw, 1981), who had previously worked in the offices of Peter Zumthor and H&deM...

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26/12/2019

Herzog & de Meuron, Grand Canal Museum Complex in Hangzhou

The Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron won the bid to build a museum devoted to the history and construction of China’s Grand Canal – a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2014 – in the city of Hangzhou, at the junction of the canal and the Hanggang River...

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24/12/2019

vaumm architects, renovation of Aircraft Carrier building in San Sebastián

The Basque firm vaumm has renovated the pavilion that Luis Tolosa built in 1943 at San Sebastián’s port. It was a storage for the wooden boxes used by the fishing fleet. Because of the cantilevered roof deck – where fishing nets were repaired, cleaned...

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23/12/2019

Studio Studio Studio - Edoardo Tresoldi, Gharfa installation in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)

The artist Edoardo Tresoldi (Cambiago, 1987) is the founder and creative director of Studio Studio Studio, a new interdisciplinary lab that seeks to create cultural hybdrids. The recently dedicated installation called Gharfa is part of Diriyah Oasis, a temporary leisure...

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20/12/2019

Fran Silvestre Arquitectos,
Hofmann House in Rocafort (Valencia)

Rocafort, a municipality in Horta Nord, a comarca of the Valencian community, is the location of this house whose distinguishing feature is a T-shaped roof. For this work the Valencia practice of Fran Silvestre and Andrés Alfaro Hofmann has been named the 2020 winner...

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19/12/2019

Arquivio, National Concert Hall
in Vilnius (Lithuania)

To establish a more direct connection between Tauras Hill park and the gardens of the Old Evangelical Cemetery, the project is fragmented into three pieces: main hall (1,780 seats), small hall (550 seats), and House of the Nation, joined by a foyer.

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18/12/2019

Caballero Colón,
Can Canyís in Capdepera (Majorca)

A work of the firm of Paula Caballero and Diego Colón, which runs offices in Madrid and Palma, this one-family residence sits on a steep rocky slope in Cañamel, in the Majorcan municipality of Capdepera, surrounded by vegetation. The 240-square-meter complex presents...

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16/12/2019

LLLab., Hotel San Sa in Beijing (China)

Near the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China, in Beigou Village, within the boundaries of the city of Beijing, is this hotel conceived as a small village by LLLab., a firm running offices in Shanghai, Stuttgart, and Porto, headed by Hanxiao Liu, Luís Ricardo...

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13/12/2019

Ignacio José Peña Peñaranda,
Quincho Moholy in Pucón (Chile)

At the foot of the Villarica volcano – located near Pucón, in the Province of Cautín, southern Chile – we find this 42-square-meter construction designed by Ignacio Peña Peñaranda. This addition to the house on the site was commissioned as a place for reflection...

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12/12/2019

Snøhetta, Grand Theater in Xingtai (China)

The Norwegian firm Snøhetta has won the design competition for a theater in Xingtai, one of China’s oldest cities, in Hebei Province. The Xingtai Grand Theater is part of a whole development that includes a park, a circular event plaza, and the Xingtai Science,,,

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11/12/2019

Ayllón Paradela De Andrés, Interpretation Center at the Royal Walls of Ceuta

For a project titled ‘Resiliente’ the Madrid practice of Javier Alejo Hernández Ayllón, Verónica Paradela Pernas, and Javier de Andrés de Vicente won the open competition – organized by Spanish Public Works Ministry – to build an interpretation center at one of the bastions...

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10/12/2019

Aires Mateus / AAVP Architecture,
170 Units of Housing in Batignolles

With a composition of series, encounters, and indentations that make the facade a dazzling urban altarpiece, the building rises fifty meters over the horizon of Paris. At strategic points, the repetitive scheme of the facade is interrupted by large voids inside which...

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09/12/2019

Andrés Jaque,
Run Run Run Restaurant in Madrid

Conceived as an ‘urban technofarm,’ Run Run Run is a politically driven infrastructure that seeks to turn the street into a “playing and training field” and provoke human encounters in places and activities traditionally belonging to the realm of the domestic and individual...

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06/12/2019

Odile Decq, Antares tower in Barcelona

The Paris practice of the architect Odile Decq has released images of a residential building she has designed that will soon be starting to go up at Plaza de Levante in Barcelona. With 28 floors and 89 luxury apartments ranging between 98 and 386 square meters...

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05/12/2019

Snøhetta + Werk,
maritime center in Esbjerg (Denmark)

The Olso firm Snøhetta and Copenhagen-based Werk Arkitekter collaborated in the competition-winning project for a seaside community center in the Danish city of Esbjerg, in the southwest part of the Jutland Peninsula. Named Lanternen, the circular building is to house...

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04/12/2019

The case for ... making low-tech 'dumb' cities instead of 'smart' ones

The Guardian / Amy Fleming

High-tech smart cities promise efficiency by monitoring everything from bins to bridges. But what if we ditched the data and embraced ancient technology instead?...

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19/01/2020

Art into Nature, Nature into Art

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

Fitting his architecture to its landscape, César Manrique turned Lanzarote into a living artwork of sun, sea and surprise...

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18/01/2020

The Coolest Architecture on Earth Is in Antarctica

The New York Times / John Gendall

Who said a polar research base had to be ugly? Gradually, designers are rethinking how to build for the world’s harshest environment...

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18/01/2020

Hudson Yards Promised a Park. They Didn’t Mention the Giant Wall

The New York Times / Michael Kimmelman

For phase two, the developer imagines a 700-foot-long structure overshadowing the High Line. “The last thing New Yorkers need is a wall,” a state senator said...

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17/01/2020

Cristina Iglesias, Royal Academy Architecture Prize 2020

The Royal Academy of Arts

For three years, the Royal Academy Architecture Prize has been awarded to an individual whose work inspires and instructs the discussion, collection or production of architecture in the broadest sense...

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16/01/2020

Environmental Histories

Luis Fernández-Galiano

This environmental history deserves a plural name. The architect Eduardo Prieto has carved a 64-facet diamond to explore the ecology and climate dimension of building...

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16/01/2020

Zaha Hadid Architects, Unicorn Island masterplan in China

The Start-Up exhibition and conference centre, the first building within Chengdu's 67-hectare Unicorn Island masterplan in the Tianfu New Area, is nearing completion.

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16/01/2020

Architect-US, the employment platform for architects in the United States.

The employment platform Architect-US puts architects and engineers anywhere in the world in contact with companies based in the United States. The program expedites entry into the American job market...

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15/01/2020

Might there soon be a supernova near Earth?

The Economist

A giant star called Betelgeuse is behaving strangely. It is a red supergiant star in Orion, a prominent constellation that spans the celestial equator. It is easily visible to the naked eye...

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14/01/2020

Thom Mayne at Cevisama 2020

It has been confirmed that Thom Mayne / Morphosis will be taking part in the Architecture and Design Forum at the Cevisama International Fair for Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings, slated to be held from 3 to 7 February in Valencia.

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14/01/2020

Gardens, waterfalls, parks… what is happening to our airports?

The Guardian / Rowan Moore

From Beijing to Istanbul, exotic new airports are symbols of prestige for strongman leaders. But the environmental cost is massive...

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12/01/2020

Belinda Tato at Cevisama 2020

It has been confirmed that Belinda Tao / Ecosistema Urban will be taking part in the Architecture and Design Forum at the Cevisama International Fair for Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings, slated to be held from 3 to 7 February in Valencia.

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11/01/2020

Rebuilding of Church Lost in 9/11 Attacks to Resume

The New York Times

The St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center, designed by Santiago Calatrava, will welcome visitors from all faiths...

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10/01/2020

Postcards From a Martian Winter

Wired

The Red Planet has ice caps on its north and south poles, which grow in winter and melt some in summer.  It has weather and seasons too, even if they don’t look quite like ours...

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08/01/2020

Antón García-Abril
at Cevisama 2020

Antón García-Abril / Ensamble Studio will be participating in the Architecture and Design Forum of the Cevisama international trade fair for ceramic tiles, to be held from 3 to 7 February in Valencia.

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08/01/2020

Piketty vs. Fukuyama

Luis Fernández-Galiano

The latest books of Thomas Piketty and Francis Fukuyama address the populist challenge from complementary perspectives. The French economist expands the scope...

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06/01/2020

Cities become graphic puzzles

The Guardian

New York-based artist Sean C Jackson has been creating colourful mazes since he was 10. Drawing inspiration from the urban landscape, his process of assembling different...

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06/01/2020

‘Henri Cartier-Bresson. Chine, 1948-1949 | 1958’

On 25 November 1948, Henri Cartier-Bresson was commissioned by Life magazine to shoot a story on the “last days of Beijing” before the arrival of the Maoist troops. Having gone for two weeks, he would stay for ten months...

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05/01/2020

The Representation of Modernity

Luis Fernández-Galiano

Modern architecture was based on montage and the metropolis. This is the main point of the splendid work of the Swiss historian Martino Stierli, chief curator of architecture at the MoMA...

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04/01/2020

New stadium for Everton FC

Seating 52,000, it is located on the Bramley-Moore Dock, within the Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City World Heritage Site. The proposal drawn up by Dan Meis draws inspiration from the historical buildings at the port...

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04/01/2020

Photographs by Jey Alonso

The architect and photographer Jey Alonso takes a fresh look at architectural elements, familiar and less familiar ones alike, giving them colors that deviate from our reality and thus decontextualizing them, all with the intention of highlighting what otherwise goes unnoticed.

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03/01/2020

Foster in Hampstead

Luis Fernández-Galiano

In some of Shakespeare’s works, ghosts play a decisive role in the story, as in Hamlet, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Richard III, or Cymbeline...

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02/01/2020

M. Hulot’s Visit I Interpretation Center of Romanesque

The film unfolds around the curious and meticulous eye of Monsieur Hulot, who touches and experiences every detail and guide the spectator inside the Interpretation Center of Romanesque by spaceworkers and its exhibition...

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02/01/2020

Acting out

Art Review

Ben Eastham speaks to Pope.L about race, power and performance in the US – as the artist’s work goes on view at New York’s MoMA and Whitney Museum...

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02/01/2020

Anri Sala - Take Over

Anri Sala's oeuvre explores the relationships between music and narrative, architecture and film and interleaving qualities of different media in both complex and intuitive ways to produce works in which one medium takes on the qualities of another...

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31/12/2019

Wright in New York

Luis Fernández-Galiano

The Wright factory produces publications without pause, and most are dispensable. Not so the two Yale University Press books that explore the architect’s ambivalent...

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30/12/2019

Parisians unveil plan for €250m Champs-Élysées makeover

The Guardian

Plan to restore avenue to former glory will be presented to candidates standing in January’s municipal elections...

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28/12/2019

‘Estrategias y efectos de escala’, by Luis Suárez Mansilla

The author tackles an essential theme of architecture: scale. For this he centers on modernity, in so far as it has the potential to reactivate two ideas abandoned by canonical modernity: monument and context...

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27/12/2019

Vector Architects: Ex Oriente Lux

Luis Fernández-Galiano

Gong Dong builds with light and with matter. The Beijing architect was dazzled by light on the other side of the Pacific, through his postgraduate training in Illinois...

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24/12/2019

Benedetta Tagliabue / EMTB
at Cevisama 2020

Tagliabue confirms she will be present at the Architecture and Design Forum of the next Cevisama international ceramic tile fair, to be held from 3 to 7 February in Valencia.

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24/12/2019

Álvaro Siza’s design for VAVA sunglasses

E35

The capsule collection of sunglasses which Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza designed for VAVA is available in limited edition...

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21/12/2019

Barozzi Veiga expected at Cevisama 2020

Fabrizio Barozzi and Alberto Veiga, winners of the 2015 Mies van der Rohe Award, confirm they will be attending the Architecture and Design Forum of the next Cevisama international trade fair for ceramic tiles, set to take place from 3 to 78 February in Valencia...

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19/12/2019

The Next Nuclear Plants Will Be Small, Svelte, and Safer

Wired

A new generation of reactors will start producing power in the next few years. They're comparatively tiny—and may be key to hitting our climate goals...

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19/12/2019

RCR to grace Cevisama 2020

The Catalan Pritzker laureates have confirmed they will be participating in the Architecture and Design Forum of the next Cevisama international trade fair for ceramic tiles, set to take place from 3 to 7 February  in Valencia.

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18/12/2019

Marlon Blackwell,
2020 AIA Gold Medal

The American Institute of Architects

Though he was born in Germany, Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, is a product of the American South. As a traveling bible salesman, he experienced the South’s simple...

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17/12/2019

DNA could be used to embed useful information into everyday objects

The Economist

A team led by Yaniv Erlich described a test run. The result was an object that contained, encoded throughout its structure, the blueprints necessary to produce more copies of itself...

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16/12/2019

Word of the Year: They

Merriam Webster

Our Word of the Year for 2019 is they. It reflects a surprising fact: even a basic term—a personal pronoun—can rise to the top of our data...

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14/12/2019

Have a Banksy Christmas

The Guardian

Rather than exploit ‘the homeless’, this painting empowers rough sleepers to draw attention to their individuality...

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13/12/2019

A Planet of Water

Luis Fernández-Galiano

We call it Earth, but we could have named it Water. More than two thirds of our planet is covered by oceans, which interact with the earth’s biosphere and the atmosphere...

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13/12/2019

Denmark wants to break up ethnic enclaves. What is wrong with them?

The Economist

In Mjølnerparken (Copenhagen) the plan is to renovate and sell enough apartments to bring the share of subsidised units to below 40%...

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13/12/2019

Franz Schulze (1927-2019)

Society of Architectural Historians

Franz Schulze, a prolific Chicago art critic and educator who chronicled the lives and work of two of the 20th century’s most consequential architects died (December 9, 2019)...

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12/12/2019

Embers of Babylon

Luis Fernández-Galiano

The International Situationist, whose manifestos and works inspired May ’68, was the century’s last avant-garde movement...

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12/12/2019

The 2020 Council of Europe Museum Prize has been awarded to The National Museum of Secret Surveillance “House of Leaves”

The 2020 Council of Europe Museum Prize has been awarded to The National Museum of Secret Surveillance “House of Leaves” (Tirana, Albania), designed by Elisabetta Terragni. This building temporarily housed Gestapo...

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12/12/2019

Malls and Amusement Parks

The Economist

The shellraiser is the world’s steepest rollercoaster. It is not to be found in a big theme park, but indoors at the new American Dream mall in New Jersey...

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11/12/2019

Apple breaks ground on its new 133-acre campus in Austin

The Architect's Newspaper

The campus, which will contain over three million square feet of usable interior space across 10 buildings once complete, will initially house 5,000 employees...

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09/12/2019
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