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Monday, September 23, 2019
Alfredo Payá Benedito, Playa Flamenca Seconday School in Orihuela (Alicante)
03/07/2019

Alfredo Payá Benedito, Playa Flamenca Seconday School in Orihuela (Alicante)

This public high school has garnered the 2019 FAD Award for Architecture for Alfredo Payá Benedito and his Alicante-based practice, noname 29. Besides addressing an educational program, the design creates a rich inner passage that helps withdraw the school...

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Resilient Ruins
03/07/2019

Resilient Ruins Pdf

Luis Fernández-Galiano

War damage leaves resilient ruins. We use the term ‘urbicide’ to refer to the deliberate destruction of cities to wreck the physical resources and the morale of the opponent, but contemporary...

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Neri Oxman to get solo show at MoMA
03/07/2019

Neri Oxman to get solo show at MoMA

The Architect's Newspaper

The monographic exhibition will shine a spotlight on the expertise Oxman has harnessed as a professor of media arts and sciences at the MIT Media Lab...

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BIG and UNStudio launch augmented reality design software
02/07/2019

BIG and UNStudio launch augmented reality design software

The Architect's Newspaper

Hyperform allows the design industry to literally immerse themselves—digitally—within a working project, blown up via augmented reality technology to 1:1 scale...

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Miralay, el espejo con televisión integrada que puede personalizarse
02/07/2019

Miralay, el espejo con televisión integrada que puede personalizarse

Miralay, el espejo con televisión integrada desde el que se puede acceder a diferentes servicios de internet, permite personalizar cada uno de sus productos adaptándolos a las necesidades de cada espacio. Para interiores o como punto de información de productos y servicios...

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Arquitectura G, House in San Cugat del Vallés (Barcelona)
02/07/2019

Arquitectura G, House in San Cugat del Vallés (Barcelona)

Halfway between Barcelona and Sant Cugat, La Floresta is a low-density residential neighborhood in the Collserola mountain range. Located on a plot with a deep slope, the house replaces a small dwelling that was self-built by the client’s parents in the 1960s...

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MAD, Yiwu Grand Theater (China)
01/07/2019

MAD, Yiwu Grand Theater (China)

Ma Yansong’s Beijing-based firm MAD designed this theater complex like a boat floating on the Dongyang River in Yiwu, in China’s Zhejiang province. Its design won an international competition in which Arata Isozaki & Associates, Atelier Christian de Portzamparc...

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Ikea gets green light to build affordable homes in UK
01/07/2019

Ikea gets green light to build affordable homes in UK

The Guardian

Affordable developer BoKlok, which is co-owned by IKEA and Skanska, has signed a deal with Worthing council in West Sussex to build low-cost housing in the south of England...

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For now, residential-property prices are likely to keep rising
30/06/2019

For now, residential-property prices are likely to keep rising

The Economist has kept a database of house prices for decades, using figures from the OECD and national agencies. And even an inexact forecast provides more insight than no forecast at all...

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Oppenheim Architecture, Ayla Golf Clubhouse in Aqaba (Jordan)
29/06/2019

Oppenheim Architecture, Ayla Golf Clubhouse in Aqaba (Jordan)

Drawing inspiration from the dunes of the surrounding desert and the tents of the Bedouins, this sinuous concrete construction is the Ayla Golf Clubhouse, a work of the firm of Chad Oppenheim. It is the heart of Ayla Oasis, a 44-square-kilometer development that includes...

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Hybrid airliners could come to dominate the skies
29/06/2019

Hybrid airliners could come to dominate the skies

The Economist

They use both orthodox engines and electric motors in an optimum mix. The best lithium-ion cells are still far from being able to power the workhorses of civil aviation...

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Morandi Bridge demolished with explosives
28/06/2019

Morandi Bridge demolished with explosives

BBC

Demolition experts have blown up the remains of the giant Morandi bridge in the Italian city of Genoa, nearly a year after the structure collapsed... (Images)

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A Newer New Museum Is Coming, With Twice as Much Space
28/06/2019

A Newer New Museum Is Coming, With Twice as Much Space

The New York Times

Rather than renovate the building next door, OMA started from scratch and designed an architecturally distinct expansion on the Bowery...

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RIBA National Awards 2019
28/06/2019

RIBA National Awards 2019

The Royal Institute of British Architects has named the 54 winners of its national awards, including Heatherwick's Coal Drops Yard and the Victoria & Albert Museum of Design in Dundee by Kengo Kuma...

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Beyond
27/06/2019

Beyond Pdf

Luis Fernández-Galiano

Half a century after the first moon landing, space is making the news again. After the excitement of the space race that began with the Sputniks of the Soviet Union in 1957...

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Rojkind + DOSA, Rosario House in Ocuilan de Arteaga (Mexico)
26/06/2019

Rojkind + DOSA, Rosario House in Ocuilan de Arteaga (Mexico)

In collaboration with the non-profit organization PienZa Sostenible, the Mexican firms Rojkind Arquitectos and DOSA Studio undertook the reconstruction of this one-family residence, damaged by the earthquake that shook the area in 2017. Using the topography...

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Spectacle and uncertainty
25/06/2019

Spectacle and uncertainty

Revista de libros / Miguel Aguiló

With the English subtitle “A Chronicle of Architecture,” the two volumes of Alexandrine Years collect the articles published by Luis Fernández-Galiano in El País...

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3XN, International Olympic Committee HQ in Lausanne
25/06/2019

3XN, International Olympic Committee HQ in Lausanne

Olympic House has officially opened in Lausanne, Switzerland, in a public park that is home to the 18th-century Château de Vidy, on the shore of Lake Geneva. Seeking the highest level of integration with the natural and historical setting, the Danish firm 3XN...

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The New York Botanical Garden Opens Show on Roberto Burle Marx
24/06/2019

The New York Botanical Garden Opens Show on Roberto Burle Marx

Metropolis / Jane Levere

Featuring landscapes by Raymond Jungles, Brazilian Modern: The Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx is the NYBG’s largest botanical exhibition ever...

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Carquero arquitectura, dwelling in Ubrique (Cádiz)
24/06/2019

Carquero arquitectura, dwelling in Ubrique (Cádiz)

With its white facades and sloping tiled roofs, the municipality of Ubrique is part of a tourist route through white villages of the provinces of Cádiz and Málaga. A work of the Cádiz firm Carguero arquitectura – led by Carlos Quevedo Rojas – in collaboration with Carlos Peinado...

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3rd edition of DOCEXDOCE
23/06/2019

3rd edition of DOCEXDOCE

25 architecture schools all around Europe (Paris, Porto, Hannover, Viena, Madrid, Moscow, Rome, etc) hosted the 3rd edition of DOCEXDOCE. This documentary is a celebration of our lema this edition: "One Europe, one event!"...

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The Bicycle Architecture Biennale
22/06/2019

The Bicycle Architecture Biennale

The Guardian

15 projects from nine countries have been selected for the second Bicycle Architecture Biennale, which launches in Amsterdam...

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The National Geographic Travel Photo Contest
21/06/2019

The National Geographic Travel Photo Contest

The winners of the National Geographic Travel Photo Contest have been announced. See which photos took top awards. Find your favorite photos of nature, cities, and people. Explore editors' favorites galleries and all the entries...

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Francisco Mangado, Selinunte International Prize 2019
21/06/2019

Francisco Mangado, Selinunte International Prize 2019

The Italian Association of Architecture and Criticism (AIAC), headquartered in Rome gave its 9th Selinente International Prize to the Navarre-born Francisco Mangado, in recognition of his professional career. The distinction is each year awarded to acknowledge...

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Aether Architects, Air Mountain inflatable pavilion
21/06/2019

Aether Architects, Air Mountain inflatable pavilion

This 520-square-meter multipurpose pavilion was designed for the Phoenix Flower Carnival – to be held in October 2019 in Shenzhen, China – by Aether Architects, a local firm led by Zelin Huang. During the event, the interior will be a venue for concerts...

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The UN revises down its population forecasts
21/06/2019

The UN revises down its population forecasts

The Economist

The UN now thinks the world will contain a little over 9.7bn people in 2050 and just under 10.9bn in 2100. The first figure is 37m lower than the un forecast two years ago. The latter is 309m lower...

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A city built on water
20/06/2019

A city built on water

The Guardian

More than 100 rivers and canals flow beneath Tokyo, but from the ground it’s hard to notice them. Why has the city turned its back on water?...

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Serpentine Pavilion 2019 Designed by Junya Ishigami
19/06/2019

Serpentine Pavilion 2019 Designed by Junya Ishigami

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

Junya Ishigami’s hillock of Cumbrian slate was meant to feel ‘primitive and ancient’. But British regulations – and the wind – dashed his dreams. Is it time to rethink the annual event?... (photo gallery)

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A Chronicle of Architecture
19/06/2019

A Chronicle of Architecture

Fahrenheit 451 / Pablo Delgado

Luis Fernández-Galiano publishes a selection of his most important articles written between 1993 and 2006 on architecture...

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The ‘Bold Vagaries’ of Frank Furness
19/06/2019

The ‘Bold Vagaries’ of Frank Furness

The New York Review of Books

Late-nineteenth-century Chicago is widely deemed to have been the crucible of modern architecture in this country—the birthplace of the skyscraper, the city that nurtured...

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New Books
AV Monografías 217 - UNDURRAGA DEVÉS AV Monographs
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.
Arquitectura Viva 217 - SNØHETTA Arquitectura Viva
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.
AV Proyectos 93 - SERGISON BATES AV Proyectos
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.
Other publications
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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