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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Herzog & de Meuron, Gasklockan Tower in Stockholm (Sweden)
16/11/2017

Herzog & de Meuron, Gasklockan Tower in Stockholm (Sweden)

Since 2009 the Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron and the Swedish company Oscar Properties have been working in the design of a residential block in Stockholm, in a place where there are several gasometers in disuse. Images recently released tell us more...

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The Royal College of Art's new building at Battersea
13/11/2017

The Royal College of Art's new building at Battersea

RCA

The project has been designed by Herzog & de Meuron, following an architectural competition. The new building will sit alongside the RCA’s existing Dyson, Woo and...

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Oxford Street could be pedestrianised by december 2018
10/11/2017

Oxford Street could be pedestrianised by december 2018

Huffington Post

About half a mile of the street from Oxford Circus to Orchard Street could become a “traffic-free pedestrian boulevard”. The unveiled plans  will be publicly consulted on until 17 December...

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Peter Zumthor, new images of LACMA expansion
10/11/2017

Peter Zumthor, new images of LACMA expansion

New images of Peter Zumthor’s design for the 36,000-square-meter expansion of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) have been released. Construction will begin at the end of 2018, for completion in 2023.

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gmp to build new gate into Rostock (Germany)
08/11/2017

gmp to build new gate into Rostock (Germany)

Founded by Meinhard von Gerkan and Volkwin Marg, the Germam group gmp has won the competition for the entrance to Rostock. This city on the shore of the Baltic Sea was part of the Hanseatic League, and its medieval fortifications are essential to its identity...

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Philip Johnson's AT&T Building has always been vain, idiosyncratic and flawed. Let's keep it that way
06/11/2017

Philip Johnson's AT&T Building has always been vain, idiosyncratic and flawed. Let's keep it that way

Los Angeles Times / Christopher Hawthorne

A proposal from architecture firm Snøhetta to redesign Philip Johnson and John Burgee’s...

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Manhattan’s First Russian-Designed Supertall 262 Fifth Avenue
01/11/2017

Manhattan’s First Russian-Designed Supertall 262 Fifth Avenue

New York Yimby

The DOB officially approved plans fir 262 Fifth Avenue skyscraper designed by Russian architecture firm, Meganom...

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Dominique Perrault, intermodal station in Seoul (South Korea)
31/10/2017

Dominique Perrault, intermodal station in Seoul (South Korea)

The French firm Dominique Perrault Architecture, in collaboration with the South Korean office Junglim, has won the international competition for the construction of ‘Light Walk,’ the future intermodal transport hub and shopping center in Seoul’s Gangnam district...

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EMBT + ilimelgo, events hall renovation and extension in Romainville
31/10/2017

EMBT + ilimelgo, events hall renovation and extension in Romainville

The Barcelona firm Miralles Tagliabue EMBT, in collaboration with the Parisian office Ilimelgo, have won the competition organized by the City of Romainville, in Paris, to renovate and extend an events venue. The proposed design creates a vibrant social atmosphere...

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Snøhetta designs Europe’s first underwater restaurant
30/10/2017

Snøhetta designs Europe’s first underwater restaurant

The Oslo-based firm Snøhetta has presented images of ‘Under,’ Europe’s first submarine restaurant. At the southernmost point of the Norwegian coast, in the village of Båly, the monolithic form of the building lies against the craggy shoreline...

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Saudi Arabia’s Sci-Fi city in the desert
30/10/2017

Saudi Arabia’s Sci-Fi city in the desert

Bloomberg

It’s here that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince plans Neom, a city from scratch that will be bigger than Dubai and have more robots than humans...

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Google’s Sidewalk Labs is building a ‘mini city’ on Toronto’s waterfront
28/10/2017

Google’s Sidewalk Labs is building a ‘mini city’ on Toronto’s waterfront

The Spaces

The Six – Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs is developing a new ‘Smart City’ on a 750-acre site along Toronto’s waterfront...

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David Adjaye chosen to design UK's new Holocaust Memorial
24/10/2017

David Adjaye chosen to design UK's new Holocaust Memorial

After an international competition, with 92 entries in total and ten finalists, Adjaye Associates, Ron Arad Architects and Gustafson Porter + Bowman have been selected to design the UK’s new Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre next to the Palace of Westminster...

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MVRDV to build Zhangjiang Future Park in Shanghai (China)
23/10/2017

MVRDV to build Zhangjiang Future Park in Shanghai (China)

The Dutch firm MVRDV has won the competition to build a 100,000-square-meter park and cultural center in Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, located in the Pudong district of Shanghai. The winning project presents a hybrid morphology, with four buildings independently...

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Rafael Viñoly, 125 Greenwich Street in New York
17/10/2017

Rafael Viñoly, 125 Greenwich Street in New York

Rafael Viñoly, architect of the tower at 432 Park Avenue in New York, is working on a new skyscraper in Lower Manhattan. It will go up 88 floors and 278 meters at 125 Greenwich Street, at the heart of downtown and a block away from One World Trade Center...

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New Museum Selects Rem Koolhaas for Expansion on the Bowery
14/10/2017

New Museum Selects Rem Koolhaas for Expansion on the Bowery

The New York Times

The New Museum may have a relatively modest budget for its expansion — $85 million — but the institution has selected...

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New details about JFK’s TWA Hotel revealed
12/10/2017

New details about JFK’s TWA Hotel revealed

6sqft

World-renowned architect Eero Saarinen designed the TWA Flight Center and officially opened it in 1962. The new hotel is expected to open in 18 months...

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James Whitaker, Joshua Tree Residence (California)
11/10/2017

James Whitaker, Joshua Tree Residence (California)

An unbuilt office project designed years before by the London practice of James Whitaker was the source of inspiration for this house in a desert zone near Joshua Tree National Park, in San Bernardino County, California. The client, a film producer, had taken...

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro to design the new London concert hall
10/10/2017

Diller Scofidio + Renfro to design the new London concert hall

The Guardian

DS+R was chosen from a shortlist of six architectural practices: Foster + Partners, Gehry Partners, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Snøhetta and AL_A...

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David Chipperfield chosen to lead restoration of a Venice palazzo
09/10/2017

David Chipperfield chosen to lead restoration of a Venice palazzo

The Telegraph

The multi-million pound renovation of the 16th century Procuratie Vecchie in Venice’s St Mark’s Square, which will be opened to the public for the first time in 500 years...

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Nieto Sobejano, Montblanc Haus in Hamburg (Germany)
09/10/2017

Nieto Sobejano, Montblanc Haus in Hamburg (Germany)

Montblanc, the German manufacturer of writing instruments founded in 1906, has unveiled plans for a museum and visitor center designed by the Madrid- and Berlin-based firm of Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano to go up beside its factory in the Altona district...

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Renzo Piano's Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA
06/10/2017

Renzo Piano's Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA

Curbed

When it opens in 2019, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will finally give Los Angeles a permanent museum to celebrate and explore the history and art of films...

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The design district within the Greenwich Peninsula
04/10/2017

The design district within the Greenwich Peninsula

Barrozi Veiga y SelgasCano are among the eight architecture studios creating buildings for a purpose-built design district at the heart of the new Greenwich Peninsula development in London.

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BIG, ‘Mars Science City’ in Dubai
02/10/2017

BIG, ‘Mars Science City’ in Dubai

In collaboration with a team of scientists, engineers, and designers headed by the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre and the Municipality of Dubai, the Danish firm Bjarke Ingels Group has designed a space simulation campus outside Dubai...

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Populous + Egis unveil masterplan for Paris 2024 Olympic Games
01/10/2017

Populous + Egis unveil masterplan for Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Ambitious plans to transform Paris into an Olympic Park for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games were officially approved by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

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Plans to transform Snowdon Aviary receive approval
29/09/2017

Plans to transform Snowdon Aviary receive approval

Foster + Partners’ plans for the rebirth of the Snowdon Aviary at ZSL London Zoo have received planning approval from Westminster Council.The Grade II* listed structure, designed by Cedric Price with Frank Newby and Lord Snowdon in 1962...

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The Studio Museum in Harlem, designed by David Adjaye
28/09/2017

The Studio Museum in Harlem, designed by David Adjaye

The New York Times

The groundbreaking for the Museum’s new building will take place during the 50th anniversary year of 2018, with a goal of $175 million... 

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Image gallery: New Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Terminal
20/09/2017

Image gallery: New Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Terminal

The Spanish-Dutch team formed by the architectural practices of Lamela and Kaan, in collaboration with the engineering offices Ineco and ABT, has won the competition to expand Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. Construction work is to begin in 2020, for competion in 2023.

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El proyecto PLANTA se presenta en Chicago
14/09/2017

El proyecto PLANTA se presenta en Chicago

Promoted by Sorigué and its foundation, the PLANTA project of the Madrid-based architectural firm Ábalos + Sentkiewicz will be presented at the second Chicago Architecture Biennial, open from 15 September to 7 January 2018...

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New Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Terminal
13/09/2017

New Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Terminal

The Spanish-Dutch team formed by the architectural practices of Lamela and Kaan, in collaboration with the engineering offices Ineco and ABT, has won the competition to expand Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, carrying the day over co-finalists...

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New Books
AV Monografías 206 - LAN 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 205 - AMERICA IMPORTS 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 87 - E2A 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
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
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.
Change of Climate Change of Climate
Following the editions of 2010, 2012, and 2014 – ‘More for Less,’ ‘The Common,’ and ‘The Necessary,’ the 4th international congress organized by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad set out to examine ‘Change of Climate’ in architecture, now undergoing deep change.
Necessary Architecture Necessary Architecture
Following the editions of 2010 and 2012, ‘More for Less’ and ‘The Common,’ the third international congress organized by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad came with the heading of ‘Necessary Architecture’, centering upon values of austerity but also on cultural aspects of architecture.
The Common The Common
Organized by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, the congress (Pamplona, June 2012) appealed to civic solidarity as an instrument of architecture in facing the urgent economic and environmental challenges of today.
More for Less More for Less
Organized by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, the congress (Pamplona, June 2010) aimed to take stock of the change of mood in architecture. Published in a bilingual edition, Spanish and English, the book presents the interviews with the participants.
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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