The Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron, in collaboration with Hassell, has won the bid to renovate Melbourne’s historic station on Flinders Street. The jury finally decided in favor of the proposal of the Basel-based partners, who will be working in Australia for the first time, over those submitted by the other finalists, among them Zaha Hadid and Nicholas Grimshaw, in an international competition that originally brought in 118 entries. The design of the team formed by Eduardo Velasquez, Manuel Pineda and Santiago Medina received the most number of votes – almost 20 million from over 150 countries – in a public poll run online by the organization.
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.