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Monday, January 22, 2018
RIBA North’s Cerámica explores the future of ceramics
14/11/2017

RIBA North’s Cerámica explores the future of ceramics

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‘Cerámica’, anexhibition at RIBA North supported by Tile of Spain / ASCER, explores the use of ceramics and technology in architecture. From 28 October 2017 to 10 February 2018...

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Seoul's first architecture biennale shakes up the city
06/11/2017

Seoul's first architecture biennale shakes up the city

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

Everything you need to build a nuclear submarine can be found in Sewoon Sangga, or so they used to say. Walking the labyrinthine levels of this concrete megastructure...

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‘ImagenSubliminal. Scenarios of Spanish Architecture’
06/11/2017

‘ImagenSubliminal. Scenarios of Spanish Architecture’

On view through 16 November in the exhibition rooms of the Spanish Embassy in Japan, located in Tokyo’s Roppongi neighborhood, is a presentation of the work of ImagenSubliminal, a team of photographers and architects formed by...

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Florida's waterways
03/11/2017

Florida's waterways

Wired

The southern Florida city of Boca Raton is criss-crossed by an intricate network of natural and artificial waterways...

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Ideas and Information. The Eames Films
03/11/2017

Ideas and Information. The Eames Films

Charles and Ray Eames designed and produced around 100 short films to explore different topics such as architecture and design.These experiments can be seen in Vitra Design Museum until 25 February.

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Charles & Ray Eames. The Power of Design
01/11/2017

Charles & Ray Eames. The Power of Design

The Vitra Design Museum will present from the 30 September to 25 February "An Eames Celebration", one of the biggest retrospectives held until the moment showing un unprecedent view of the work created by the legendary designer couple.

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Norman Foster Foundation Atelier – Robotics
27/10/2017

Norman Foster Foundation Atelier – Robotics

The first Norman Foster Foundation Robotics Atelier will take place on 20-24 November 2017. The Robotics Atelier will include workshops, seminars, lectures, one-to-one tutoring, and development of projects by the students...

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Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad: ‘Architectural Challenges Posed by Old Age’
27/10/2017

Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad: ‘Architectural Challenges Posed by Old Age’

Eduardo Prieto

In 2050, one of every three Spaniards will be over 65 years of age. This will mean...

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Picasso murals caught up in terrorist attack’s bitter legacy
23/10/2017

Picasso murals caught up in terrorist attack’s bitter legacy

The New York Times

Walking through Oslo’s government quarter, it’s hard to miss the monumental concrete mural that dominates its central square...

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‘Double Bind’ by Juan Muñoz at Planta Sorigué
23/10/2017

‘Double Bind’ by Juan Muñoz at Planta Sorigué

Starting 23 October and for five years, Planta – a space for the confluence of art and industry, located in the aggregate quarry of the Sorigué group in Balaguer (Lleida) – is home to Double Bind, an installation by the artist Juan Muñoz (1953–2001)...

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Superflex have filled Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall with swings
22/10/2017

Superflex have filled Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall with swings

Danish artists’ collective Superflex is best known for its playfully subversive installations and films. An orange line of swings weaves through the Turbine Hall. It then crosses the gallery and emerges in the landscape to the south of the building...

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Ai Weiwei brings over 300 installations to NYC
21/10/2017

Ai Weiwei brings over 300 installations to NYC

The New York Times

Ai Weiwei has endured frequent gripes that his activism has got the better of his art. That gripe is unfounded...

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Wim Wenders on his Polaroids
18/10/2017

Wim Wenders on his Polaroids

The Guardian

Wim Wenders reckons he took more than 12,000 Polaroids between 1973 and 1983, when his career as a film-maker really took off, but only 3,500 remain...

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Vitra Museum: Kazam! The Furniture Experiments of Charles & Ray Eames
17/10/2017

Vitra Museum: Kazam! The Furniture Experiments of Charles & Ray Eames

How were the furniture designs of Charles and Ray Eames actually created? The exhibition in the Schaudepot, until 25 February 2018, answers this question.

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Satellite images show 1,800 buildings destroyed by fire in Santa Rosa
13/10/2017

Satellite images show 1,800 buildings destroyed by fire in Santa Rosa

The New York Times

An analysis by The New York Times using new satellite images and data from a ground survey found that at least 1,800...

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Dinara Kasko, pastry art
12/10/2017

Dinara Kasko, pastry art

Dinara Kasko uses her background as an architect, designer and 3D visualiser to develop an unconventional approach to desserts. She achieves architectural characteristics by using silicone moulds modelled with Autodesk's 3ds Max software...

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This is the world's largest dark matter detector
11/10/2017

This is the world's largest dark matter detector

Wired

Photographer Enrico Sacchetti gives us a glimpse inside the mysterious world of dark matter. At 20 metres high and 25 metres wide, the XENON1T chamber is the largest...

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‘Norman Foster. Common Futures’ at Telefónica Foundation in Madrid
09/10/2017

‘Norman Foster. Common Futures’ at Telefónica Foundation in Madrid

Curated by Luis Fernández-Galiano, the exhibition is on view through 4 February 2018. In this interview Foster talks about the exhibition, social architecture, technology, social networks, the creative process, the future, and his relationship with Spain.

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Pezo von Ellrichshausen, installation in Hull (United Kingdom)
09/10/2017

Pezo von Ellrichshausen, installation in Hull (United Kingdom)

The Chilean architectural practice Pezo von Elllrichshausen has collaborated with the Swiss artist Felice Varini in ‘A Hall for Hull,’ commissioned by the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) to transform Trinity Square in Hull...

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Louvre Pulls Sculpture, Saying It Was Sexually Explicit
08/10/2017

Louvre Pulls Sculpture, Saying It Was Sexually Explicit

The New York Times

The piece — “Domestikator” by the collective Atelier Van Lieshout, whose outline depicts copulation — was to go on view on Oct. 19 in the Louvre’s Tuileries Gardens...

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Walker Evans at SFMOMA
07/10/2017

Walker Evans at SFMOMA

This major retrospective of seminal photographer Walker Evans views his work through the lens of one of his obsessions — the American vernacular, or the language of everyday life found in roadside attractions, postcards, storefronts, and signage across the country... 

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‘Arniches y Domínguez. La arquitectura y la vida’
05/10/2017

‘Arniches y Domínguez. La arquitectura y la vida’

Until 21 January 2018, the Museo ICO in Madrid devotes an exhibition to the life and works of Carlos Arniches and Martín Domínguez, developed both independently and jointly. Curated by Pablo Rabasco and Martín Domínguez Ruz, the exhibition gathers...

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Second Chicago Architecture Biennial: “Make New History”
05/10/2017

Second Chicago Architecture Biennial: “Make New History”

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Now open through January 7th, the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial celebrates the Past and Explores Complex Futures with “Make New History”...

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10 Architects Designing the Future at the Chicago Architecture Biennial
05/10/2017

10 Architects Designing the Future at the Chicago Architecture Biennial

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Each of the 729 watercolor studies in Pezo von Ellrichshausen’s biennial installation depicts a tower-and-plinth structure with six planes. The works depict all of the possible...

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Photo gallery of the exhibition ‘Norman Foster. Futuros comunes’
05/10/2017

Photo gallery of the exhibition ‘Norman Foster. Futuros comunes’

‘Norman Foster. Futuros comunes’ intends to bring the work of the architect and his vision of the future closer to the public, showing his sources of inspiration. The exhibition underlines the continuity of his concerns and highlights the variety of his interests. 

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Roman Roads
04/10/2017

Roman Roads

Sasha Trubetskoy

A subway-style diagram of the major Roman roads, based on the Empire of ca. 125 AD. The lines are a combination of actual, named roads as well as roads that...

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Thomas Ruff’s manipulative photography
30/09/2017

Thomas Ruff’s manipulative photography

The Economist

The German artist has become a master of edited and reimagined images. When Thomas Ruff was young, he had a simple ambition: to travel the globe taking colourful...

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‘Montreal’s Geodesic Dreams’ at UQAM Centre de design
30/09/2017

‘Montreal’s Geodesic Dreams’ at UQAM Centre de design

On view through 10 December at the UQAM Centre de design is this exhibition that goes through the history of the geodesic dome, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the US Pavilion at Expo 67 in Montreal, designed by Buckminster Fuller.

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"Play Parade, An Eames Exhibition For Kids"
28/09/2017

"Play Parade, An Eames Exhibition For Kids"

"Play Parade" is one of the four parallel exhibitions held at the Vitra Design Museum honouring Charles and Ray Eames work, including some of their original toys on display and reproductions of others available for adults and kids to play with.

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Turner prize's diverse shortlist
26/09/2017

Turner prize's diverse shortlist

The Guardian

This year’s artists have all taken on political issues, after accusations that the prize was failing to engage with the current climate...

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New Books
AV Monografías 202 - H ARQUITECTES 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 201 - 50 FROM AFRICA AND ASIA 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 84 - BEVK PEROVIĆ 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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