At once abstract and material, and able to produce different levels of transparency by reinterpreting the idea of ornament, lattices are now an increasingly common solution. Ángel Martínez García-Posada discusses their aesthetic possibilities in an article followed by feature of four projects where lattices play a starring role: the Nanoco-Panasonic Pavilion in Hanoi by Vo Trong Nghia / Niwa; the multipurpose pavilion in Picanya (Valencia) by Gradolí & Sanz / Gregori; the Restelo House in Lisbon by João Tiago Aguiar; and the Smithsonian National Museum of African History and Culture in Washington, D.C. by David Adjaye.
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.