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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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De Villar Chacón Arquitectos,
Kinder Park in Mexicali (Mexico)

The firm of the Madrid architects José de Villar and Carlos Chacón won the competition to design a park included in the plan for Valle del Puebla in Mexicali, capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California. Spaces of different scales interconnect forming closed geometries...

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19/11/2019

Kengo Kuma, Odunpazari Modern Art Museum in Eskişehir

Assembled together with wood strips, a series of stacked boxes house the new Odunpazari Museum of Modern Art in the Turkish city of Eskişehir, a university town with a large young population and a lively and active atmosphere. The plot is on the boundary of a new...

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18/11/2019

Archstudio,
Folding Courtyard in Beijing (China)

The project involved renovating a siheyuan – a historical Chinese type of residence – located in Beijing’s Dongcheng District. Originally there was a group of unconnected volumes under a flat roof, a rare feature in constructions of this kind, characterized by pitched roofs...

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15/11/2019

Elisa Valero, Eight Experimental Dwellings in Granada

The dwellings are located in Realejo, an old Jewish ‘arrabal’ (a group of houses outside the city center) and one of the most emblematic quarters of Granada. This area, at the foot of the Alhambra, has a steep topography, and some of its urban blocks have differences...

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14/11/2019

Glenn Murcutt,
MPavilion 2019 in Melbourne (Australia)

Every year since 2014 the Naomi Milgron Foundation commissions an architect to design a summer structure for Melbourne called MPavilion, and the sixth has just opened in Queen Victoria Gardens. The Australian architect Glenn Murcutt conceived a simple...

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13/11/2019

Zaha Hadid Architects, Ülemiste train terminal in Tallinn (Estonia)

A design drawn up by the British firm Zaha Hadid Architects – in collaboration with the Estonian practice Esplan – has been awarded first prize in the competition for Rail Baltic’s new terminal in Ülemiste, a subdistrict of the country’s capital. The station is the starting point...

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12/11/2019

Hariri-Pontarin's Bahá’í Temple Wins 2019 RAIC International Prize

This temple for the Baha'is of South America outside Santiago de Chile is a formal and technical wonder. It just won the $100,000 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) International Prize for best building. It uses light for its spiritual and design inspiration...

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11/11/2019

BIG, Panda House
in Copenhagen (Denmark)

The circular shape of the Panda House solves the problems arising from the complex conditions of the site, at the intersection of walkways between Copenhagen Zoo’s elephant, monkey, and Nordic fauna sections. At the same time, the circularity presents the opportunity to...

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08/11/2019

Second Home Hollywood, by Selgascano

The co-working campus includes a historic building designed in the 1960s by Paul Williams - the first African-American to be admitted to the American Institute of Architects. 90% of members say Second Home’s unique design is why they love working here. 

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07/11/2019

PPAA + Alfonso de la Concha Rojas,
Tlalpuente House in Mexico City

A work of two Mexican practices – Pérez Palacios Arquitectos Asociados (PPAA) and the office of Alfonso de la Concha Rojas – built this house that engages in dialogue with the privileged forested environment of Tlalpuente. With optimal views and no need to protect...

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07/11/2019

Robert A.M. Stern Architects, transformation of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government

The New York firm of Robert A.M. Stern has renovated the John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University in Cambridge (Massachusetts), giving clarity to the complex through three constructions that effectively unite the four preexisting buildings....

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06/11/2019

Snøhetta,
visitor center in Longyearbyen (Norway)

The Oslo firm Snøhetta has designed a facility to go up on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, near Longyearbyen, which is the capital of the Svalbard Archipelago, in the Arctic Ocean. The Arc, as it will be called, aims to give visitors access to the Arctic World Archive...

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05/11/2019

Obama Presidential Center Renderings

The Obama Foundation has revealed updated renderings for the Obama Presidential Center (OPC), the project designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects (TWBTA) for a site in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side...

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05/11/2019

Tomohiro Hata, Loop Terrace House
in Hyogo (Japan)

This house in Hyogo (Japan) pursues two principal objectives which could well be seen as contradictory: on the one hand, to create an intimate abode on a barely 140-square-meter lot with neighbors in all four directions; on the other, to make the domestic spaces fluid...

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31/10/2019

Zaha Hadid Architects + Cox Architecture,
airport in Sydney

The London firm Zaha Hadid Architects and Sydney-based Cox Architecture have together won the competition for the new Western Sydney Airport (WSA) in Parkland City, part of the coastal metropolis’s western expansion. It is to be named after the Australian...

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30/10/2019

Smoke surrounds the Getty Center

Daily Mail

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says the Getty wildfire in the city's western neighborhoods has scorched more than 600 acres but its growth has slowed and dramatic footage showed smoke and flames surrounding the Getty Center...

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29/10/2019

Rodolfo Cañas,
Mogro House in Santiago (Chile)

Located in the Montenegro neighborhood of the Chilean capital, this single-household dwelling is crowned with a thin volume which, clad in stainless steel panels and featuring a skylight, is the only part of the building that can be seen from the surrounding streets...

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28/10/2019

Barozzi Veiga,
Tanzhaus in Zurich (Switzerland)

Besides harboring a new cultural institution, the project seeks to transform and redefine the site’s connection with the Limmat River, as well as reactivate the riverside promenade. The building is a simple compact volume organized in two stepped levels, with roofs creating...

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25/10/2019

Vora, Vallirana 47 residential block
in Barcelona

The Catalonian firm vora, headed by Pere Buil and Toni Riba, revamped this 1924 building containing five dwellings, set between party walls on Vallirana 47, in Barcelona's Farró neighborhood. The strategy was to restore preexisting elements (hydraulic mosaic pavements...

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24/10/2019

ERRE arquitectura + HOK architects, Valencia Arena

The Valencia-based firm ERRE – headed by José Martí, Amparo Roig, and M. Ángeles Ros – in collaboration with the American firm HOK has designed the Valencia Arena multipurpose pavilion, commissioned by Licampa 1617, the holding company of the Valencian...

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24/10/2019

MMX, Central Gardens of Jojutla (Mexico)

Founded by Jorge Arvizu, Ignacio del Río, Emmanuel Ramírez, and Diego Ricalde, Estudio MMX in Mexico City designed this square in Jojutla, a municipality in the state of Morelos, in an open project that citizens took part in. Inspiration was provided by trees that withstood...

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23/10/2019

With the Guggenheim, Frank Lloyd Wright Built a Soaring and Intimate Sanctuary for Art

The New York Times / Michael Kimmelman

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is still a shock on Fifth Avenue. The architecture declines to fade into the background or get old, never mind the building turns 60 this month...

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22/10/2019

Construction Work Begins on Frank Gehry's Office Complex for Warner Bros

World Architecture

According to Urbanize Los Angeles, a large dirt pit has appeared at the back of The Burbank Studios lot, which means construction work has already started at the project site...

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22/10/2019

Werk12 building opens in Munich

A work of the Dutch firm MVRDV, this multipurpose building harboring restaurants, bars, offices, and a gym has opened its doors in Werksviertel-Mitte, an industrial area near the Ostbahnhof station, in east Munich, that the federal state of Bavaria plans to turn into...

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21/10/2019

Saif Ul Haque Sthapati, Arcadia Education Project in South Kanarchor (Bangladesh)

Distinguished with the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, this bamboo construction in South Kanarchor harbors a kindergarten, a professional training center, and a hostel. Carried out by the Dhaka firm of Saif Ul Haque, the 'amphibious' structure anchored to...

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18/10/2019

Burgos & Garrido + Ayllón Paradela De Andrés, San Esteban archaeological site

Two Madrid practices – one headed by Francisco Burgos and Ginés Garrido, the other by Javier Alejo Hernández Ayllón, Verónica Paradela Pernas, and Javier de Andrés de Vicente – have worked together on a proposal that has won for them the competition...

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17/10/2019

Charles Jencks, 1939-2019

Luis Fernández-Galiano

Before becoming the most eloquent propagandist of postmodern architecture, Charles Jencks was a sharp and heretic historian of modernity. The architect and critic passed away on 13 October...

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17/10/2019

Bax studio, Dimnikcobau Business Park
in Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Based in Barcelona and headed by Boris Bežan and Mónica Juvera, bax studio has won the invited competition for the Dimnikcobau office complex in the industrial zone of Moste, in the east-central part of the Slovenian capital. Covering 12,439 square meters...

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16/10/2019

Dominique Perrault Architecture,
Exhibition Hall in León

The Santa Elvira sugar refinery was, since the early 20th century until its closing in 1992, one of the key economic motors of the city. The site where the old factory building was located was the place designated for the construction of the new Convention Center and...

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15/10/2019

Charles Jencks obituary

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

Charles Jencks, the architectural historian, co-founder of the Maggie’s Centres and designer of cosmic gardens, who has died aged 80, pinpointed the expiry of modernism to a precise moment in history...

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15/10/2019

With a $450 Million Expansion, MoMA Is Bigger. Is That Better?

The New York Times / Michael Kimmelman

Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with the global giant Gensler added 47,000 square feet of gallery space, a spiffy new canopy and a restaurant. It’s smart, surgical, sprawling and slightly soulless... (video)

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14/10/2019

Pixelated Craftsmanship

Luis Fernández-Galiano

Monumental or minuscule, the oeuvre of Kengo Kuma could be described as pixelated craftsmanship Its creative explosion, encompassing all scales and extending over four continents...

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21/11/2019

Luxembourg to Become the First Country to Offer Free Mass Transit for All

The New York Times

Luxembourg is barely larger than a city-state, with a population of about 560,000 — roughly equivalent to smaller European capitals like Copenhagen...

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20/11/2019

Dominique Perrault Appointed Director of 2021 Seoul Biennale

Perrault joins the team of the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism as its new General Director, for the 3rd edition, scheduled from September to November 2021...

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19/11/2019

Megalo-MoMA

The New York Review of Books / Martin Filler

Among the plethora of disturbingly disproportionate, super-tall, super-thin condominium towers that have spiked the New York City skyline since the turn of the millennium...

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19/11/2019

Former Yugoslavia's
brutalist beauty

The Guardian

Concrete blocks, civic centres and monuments shot up across the country in a show of power from a state between two worlds, western democracy and the communist east...

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18/11/2019

Amsterdam citizens given chance to own a piece of its golden age

The Guardian

Architectural treasure trove up for grabs in attempt to ‘breathe new life’ into old Amsterdam...

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16/11/2019

Wolfgang Tschapeller suspends over 100,000 books in new Cornell library

The Architect's Newspaper

Cornell University’s much-anticipated Mui Ho Fine Arts Library is finally open in Ithaca, New York. Set within a 27,000-square-foot industrial building from 1911...

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14/11/2019

Soane Medal Lecture 2019: Kenneth Frampton

Kenneth Frampton, renowned British architect, critic, historian and Professor of Architecture at Columbia University, New York, delivered the 2019 Soane Medal Lecture on November 11th at the LSE’s New Academic Building on Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London.

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12/11/2019

Inside the High-Stakes Race to Build the World’s First Flying Taxi

The New York Times

Lilium, a German start-up, illustrates the potential and the risks of creating a new generation of electric aircraft for urban transportation...

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09/11/2019

‘Jean Nouvel, in my head, in my eye… belonging...’ in Shanghai

Open to the public until March 1st, 2020, the Power Station of Art presents the first solo exhibition in China of French architect Jean Nouvel. Nouvel will transform the exhibition room into a theater filled with light and shadow...

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08/11/2019

Neon dreams:
Los Angeles by night

The Guardian

Franck Bohbot’s photography series LA Confidential, started in 2018, is a nocturnal exploration that focuses on neon signs...

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07/11/2019

Fernando Casasempere
at Ivorypress

This exhibition, open to the public until 11 January 2020, brings together a series of sculptural and pictorial works based on three sources of inspiration: pre-Hispanic heritage, the Chilean landscape and the impact...

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06/11/2019

Chinese province closes all glass bridges over safety fears

The Guardian

Hebei, a scenic mountainous province in China, has quietly closed all 32 of its glass bridges, walkways and mountain viewing platforms over the past year for safety reasons...

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05/11/2019

A pair of Australian bridges try to cure concrete cancer

The Economist

Reinforcing concrete with steel rods called rebars is the basis of modern construction. But because water gets in through tiny cracks, the rebars rust...

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04/11/2019

‘Álvaro Siza: in/discipline’ in Porto

On view through 2 December 2020 at the Serralves Foundation in Porto is an exhibition on Álvaro Siza that has been organized as part of observance of the 20th anniversary of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art...

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03/11/2019

Fologram, Augmented Reality
in Rhino

Fologram uses the HoloLens to blend your Rhino model with physical space. Design at scale and in context. Fologram is used by architects, engineers, designers, manufacturers, educators and creatives...

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03/11/2019

Gensler redesigns lobby for postmodern AT&T Building

Curbed

The future of 550 Madison Avenue, the Postmodern icon designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee, is light-filled. It is part of the major overhaul of the skyscraper led by Snøhetta...

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02/11/2019

Damien Hirst Mandalas

White Cube is pleased to present ‘Mandalas’, an exhibition of new work by Damien Hirst at Mason's Yard. His first major show in London for seven years, it features large-scale works from the recent concentric paintings.

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01/11/2019

David Beckham's MLS team unveil plans for stadium in Miami

The Guardian

The masterplan of Miami Freedom Park was developed by Arquitectonica, who teamed up with HOK to develop the design of the stadium in line with the culture of Inter Miami Club...

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31/10/2019

Eduardo Souto in Lisbon

Saïd Hejal (Kronos Homes), who recently presented the project for two towers in Valencia with Ricardo Bofill, has commissioned Eduardo Souto de Moura – currently the subject of an extensive exhibition at the Casa da Arquitectura in Matosinhos – to carry out a major residential complex in Lisbon. Hejal and Souto de Moura are photographed with the model.

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30/10/2019

Ocean Cleanup

Wired

The anti-plastic crusaders have another plan to keep junk from reaching the sea: trash-eating barges in rivers...

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29/10/2019

Lamassu from the North-West Palace of Ashurnasirpal II

Factum Foundation

Since 2004, Factum Arte and Factum Foundation have been working on a project to send facsimiles of two lamassu to Mosul in Iraq...

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28/10/2019

Junya Ishigami Wins Inaugural Obel Award for Architecture

The $111,000 international prize honors outstanding contributions to architecture completed within the last five years. The project Botanical Farm Garden Art Biotop “Water Garden” by Ishigami is the first winner of the award administered by the Henrik Frode Obel Foundation...

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26/10/2019

London’s Imperfect Geometry Revealed in Aerial Photography by Bernhard Lang

Colossal

Munich-based photographer Bernhard Lang shared aerial views of famous squares and landmarks throughout London...

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27/10/2019

Lina Bo Bardi & Giancarlo Palanti. Studio d'Arte Palma 1948-1951

Design Museum Gent

The exhibition pays tribute to the Italo-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi focusing on the furniture from the Studio d’Arte Palma, which she founded together with Italian architect...

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26/10/2019

The Quest to Get Photos of the USSR's First Space Shuttle

Wired

French photographer Jonk snuck into Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan to capture images of the Buran shuttle...

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26/10/2019

The Air of the City

Luis Fernández-Galiano

City air makes us free; city air kills us; and city air saves us. Urban humanity lived a drama in three acts: the bourgeois revolution ended feudal or class servitude...

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25/10/2019

Philharmonie de Paris architect sues over fines for late opening

The Guardian

Jean Nouvel’s lawyers say sums demanded from him are ‘totally disproportionate’. The cost of the concert hall rose from €173m when the project was announced in 2006 to €386m...

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24/10/2019

Shigeru Ban has an alternative focus: designing shelters for the displaced

The New York Times

Writing about Shigeru Ban is unlike writing about nearly any other living architect, in the sense that most of his important work cannot be seen or experienced in person...

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23/10/2019

David Chipperfield receives Galician of the Year Award

Presented at a ceremony in Santiago de Compostela by the President of Galicia, the award was given in recognition of David Chipperfield’s commitment to the region and the work of Fundación RIA...

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22/10/2019

‘Our Blood’ is a major public artwork by the artist Marc Quinn

Two cubes of frozen human blood from donations by resettled refugee volunteers and non-refugee volunteers will be displayed in Summer 2021 on the plaza in front of the New York Public Library, housed in a pavilion designed by Norman Foster.

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22/10/2019

'Souto de Moura: Memory, Projects, Works’

On view through 6 September 2020 at the Casa da Arquitectura in Matonsinhos (Portugal) is an extensive exhibition on Eduardo Souto de Moura (Porto, 1952), curated by Francesco Dal Co and Nuno Graça Moura...

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18/10/2019

2019 Architecture
MasterPrize winners

The Architecture MasterPrize™ (AMP) honors designs in the disciplines of architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture with the goal of advancing the appreciation of architecture worldwide.

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18/10/2019

Arcosur Center in Zaragoza,
Fernando García Mercadal Award

The Arcosur Child Education center in Zaragoza, a work of Magén Arquitectos, is the 34th winner of the Fernando García Mercadal Award, an annual prize for outstanding projects carried out in the region of Aragón…

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16/10/2019

Bjarke Ingels at Cevisama 2020

Bjarke Ingels (Copenhagen, 1974), founder of the firm BIG, has confirmed that he will be participating in the Architecture and Design Forum at the next Cevisama international ceramics fair, set for 3–7 February at Feria Valencia...

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11/10/2019

Tate Modern’s new sculpture:
a gift and a rebuke

The Guardian

Kara Walker’s new commission remakes the language of monuments through allusions and references to the slavery...

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11/10/2019

Tim Marlow, new Chief Executive and Director of the Design Museum

The Arts Newspaper

Announcement of RA artistic director's new appointment comes after Deyan Sudjic and Alice Black stepped down as co-directors...

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09/10/2019

14th Cosentino Design Challenge announced

Organized by the Spanish multinational Grupo Cosentino, this competition is open to architecture and design students anywhere in the world. In the Architecture category this year, contestants are to develop...

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08/10/2019

Modern cities become less dense as they grow

The Economist

The biggest engine of expansion is sprawl, not building height. All of the world’s 73 residential towers over 250 metres high were built after the year 2000. Another 64 are under construction...

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06/10/2019

SpaceX’s Starship is a new kind of rocket, in every sense

The Economist

Elon Musk, the boss of SpaceX, a rocketry firm, unveiled his company’s newest machine, Starship Mk1. It stands 50 metres tall and is made from shiny plates of stainless steel...

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05/10/2019

Belén Ilari wins
2020 Trans-hitos competition

The ‘Pop’ project of the architect Belén Ilari is the 16th winner of Trans-hitos competition, organized by Cevisama (the international ceramics fair held every year in Valencia) in collaboration with the Ceramic...

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04/10/2019

Imagining the Mediterranean House at Museo ICO

On view through 12 January 2020 at ICO Museum in Madrid is ‘Imagining the Mediterranean House: Italy and Spain in the 50s,’ an exhibition curated by Antonio Pizza that focuses on a historic moment when...

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02/10/2019

Banksy launches
homewares shop

The Guardian

The artist said the proceeds will go towards buying a new migrant rescue boat to replace one confiscated by the Italian authorities...

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03/10/2019

Grafton Architects,
Royal Gold Medal 2020

RIBA

The Royal Gold Medal is approved personally by Her Majesty The Queen and is given to a person or group of people who have had a significant influence "either directly or indirectly on the advancement of architecture"...

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02/10/2019

Charlotte Perriand’s Work Transformed Rooms

The New York Times

The French architect and designer is getting an exhibition to match her stature, with 400 works by Perriand and her circle on view through Oct. 5 at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris...

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02/10/2019
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