Under a concrete roof fragmented like a puzzle and decorated with ceramic pieces, Martín Lejarraga has built a new venue for civic coexistence as part of an overall expansion of the Alfonso XII Pier at the Port of Cartagena. On an 11,000 square meter piece of land, Lejarraga’s studio seeks to provide the cruise ship terminal with new facilities and make it function as an element connecting the port to the city’s historic center nearby, receiving travelers arriving by sea and offering shade to passers-by. Over slender columns, a curving line incorporates two posts for the National Police and the Civil Guard, a tourist information office, a children’s play area, and an educational center for imparting knowledge about the flora and fauna of the Cartagena coast.
analyzes in each issue a theme related to a city, a country, a tendency or an
architect, with articles by leading specialists complemented by commentary on works
and projects illustrated in detail. Published bilingually, with Spanish and English
texts placed side by side.
covers current topics, taking stock of recent trends in set sections: cover story,
works and projects, art and culture, books, technique and innovation. From 2013
on, monthly and bilingual, with Spanish and English texts printed side by side.
is the third member of the AV family: a bilingual publication essentially focussed
on design projects (with special attention on competitions and construction details),
heretofore only laterally dealt with in the other two magazines.