Arquitectura Viva
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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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2020 SS Prada Man's Show
18/06/2019

2020 SS Prada Man's Show

AMO

For the 2020 Spring/Summer Prada Menswear show, AMO devised a light installation that amplifies the industrial monumentality and rawness of the Silo Hall of Minsheng Wharf...

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‘The Bones of Architecture’ at Centro Cultural de Belém (Lisbon)
17/06/2019

‘The Bones of Architecture’ at Centro Cultural de Belém (Lisbon)

Beyond all of the many components that form a building’s appearance, the physical preconditions remain most important – that of holding the building together and keeping it standing: as animals have bones, every  building has a structure...

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Italy's new ruins
16/06/2019

Italy's new ruins

The Guardian

Overgrown and weathered, many historical monuments are disappearing as public funds for culture fail to match modern Italy’s inheritance...

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‘Je est un autre’ by Marshall Brown
15/06/2019

‘Je est un autre’ by Marshall Brown

Western Exhibitions in Chicago presents this exhibition. Featuring two new projects, Brown uses the historically disruptive properties of collage and montage to create new spaces, forms, and narratives that embody new relationships between the one and the many...

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Virgil Abloh's New Art Exhibition at the MCA In Chicago
11/06/2019

Virgil Abloh's New Art Exhibition at the MCA In Chicago

Forbes

The fashion designer Virgil Abloh teamed up with AMO’s director Samir Bantal to develop the creative direction and narrative of the exhibition...

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‘Landscapes Framed: European Photographic Missions, 1984-2019’
06/06/2019

‘Landscapes Framed: European Photographic Missions, 1984-2019’

On view from 7 June to 8 September At the ICO Museum in Madrid is a gathering of the work of 56 photographers who between 1984 and 2019 traveled through seven countries with the express purpose of capturing the transformations that Europe’s landscapes...

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Frank Lloyd Wright–Designed Textiles Go on View at the MET
05/06/2019

Frank Lloyd Wright–Designed Textiles Go on View at the MET

Metropolis

The works featured in Frank Lloyd Wright Textiles: The Taliesin Line, 1955–60 were based on Wright’s architectural vocabulary and inspired by specific buildings...

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3,900 Pages of Paul Klee’s Personal Notebooks Are Now Online
03/06/2019

3,900 Pages of Paul Klee’s Personal Notebooks Are Now Online

Open Culture

Much of the Swiss-German Bauhaus-associated painter's work, which at its most distinctive defines its own category of abstraction, still exudes a vitality today...

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Dubai's urban density portrayed by Manuel Álvarez Diestro
02/06/2019

Dubai's urban density portrayed by Manuel Álvarez Diestro

In posthumous tribute to the recently deceased author of Architecture of Density, the photo series of Manuel Álvarez Diestro reflects the tonalities of the desert "of this great mirage built in the middle of nowhere."

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'Out of Silence' at Espai Paris in Barcelona
01/06/2019

'Out of Silence' at Espai Paris in Barcelona

On view through 30 October, this exhibition presents a series of photographs that Miguel Soler-Roig (Barcelona, 1961) took in Djogchen, one of the regions of Tibet that are most difficult to access, while accompanying a lama on his vow of silence.

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From Castle to Castle
30/05/2019

From Castle to Castle

Luca Girardini

Architectures by the Spree river in Berlin, between the Bellevue Castle and the re-built Berliner Schloss. “From Castle to Castle” is an attempt to understand and describe...

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‘Concrete Island’ by Dionisio González
29/05/2019

‘Concrete Island’ by Dionisio González

Ivorypress

This exhibition, open to the public until 27 July, will gather a series of works that analyse the dystopian aspects and consequences of the architectural currents...

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Venice In Oil: Banksy creates artwork for Venice Biennale
24/05/2019

Venice In Oil: Banksy creates artwork for Venice Biennale

“Setting out my stall at the Venice Biennale. Despite being the largest and most prestigious art event in the world, for some reason I’ve never been invited.”...

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Documentary on Andrea Palladio
22/05/2019

Documentary on Andrea Palladio

Directed by Giacomo Gatti, the film shows Kenneth Frampton and Peter Eiseman, among others, explaining how Andrea Pietro della Gondola (or Palladio) has influenced modern architecture.

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World’s top solar-powered house in Times Square
16/05/2019

World’s top solar-powered house in Times Square

Fresh off taking first place in the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East, Virginia Tech’s FutureHAUS will take a victory lap that includes constructing the sustainable, grid-connected 900-square-foot building in the middle of Times Square in Manhattan...

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How Life Before AutoCad Looks Like
15/05/2019

How Life Before AutoCad Looks Like

The Mind Circle

Before the advent of AutoCAD and other drafting software, the engineering drawings were made on the sheet of papers using drawing boards...

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Baselitz retrospective at Gallerie dell’Accademia
13/05/2019

Baselitz retrospective at Gallerie dell’Accademia

Collateral Event of the 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, the exhibition, curated by Professor Kosme de Barañano, will trace the periods and critical junctures in the artist’s extraordinary 60-year career...

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Sotheby’s: 8.400 square of free art in the heart of New York
06/05/2019

Sotheby’s: 8.400 square of free art in the heart of New York

El País

The auction house’s new global headquarters, a redesign by OMA (Shohei Shigematsu), displays 1,400 works and outnumbers the Guggenheim and the Whitney in gallery space. (Images)

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Can you guess the city from the vintage travel poster?
05/05/2019

Can you guess the city from the vintage travel poster?

The Guardian

Think you know Chicago from Saint-Tropez? It’s harder than it looks. Which city is this? Genoa, Athens, Hong Kong or Palermo...

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Bruno Barbey’s Color of China
03/05/2019

Bruno Barbey’s Color of China

Magnum Photos

Jean Loh reflects upon how the photographer's decades of work in China have created a vivid portrait of a country forever on the move...

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‘Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition’, at Design Museum, London
03/05/2019

‘Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition’, at Design Museum, London

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

This astounding exhibition reveals the obsessive level of genius the great director showed, whether inventing the space age – or restaging the Vietnam war in a London gas works...

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Japan's New Concrete Seawalls
01/05/2019

Japan's New Concrete Seawalls

Wired

The Japanese government implemented a number of reforms, including relocating coastal villages to higher land and forbidding further development along the northeast coastline...

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Atlantic City: 'Trump turned this place into a ghost town'
25/04/2019

Atlantic City: 'Trump turned this place into a ghost town'

The Guardian

When Trump won the election, photographer Brian Rose made straight for the gambling town – to show the reality behind his billionaire boasts...

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Hélène Binet: Dialoghi, works from 1988 to 2018
20/04/2019

Hélène Binet: Dialoghi, works from 1988 to 2018

From April 19 to July 21, 2019, Shanghai’s Power Station of Art will present an exhibition dedicated to the French-Swiss photographer Hélène Binet. It is her first solo institutional exhibition in China...

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Knoll celebrates Bauhaus
17/04/2019

Knoll celebrates Bauhaus

The exhibition curated by OMA, the studio founded by Rem Koolhaas, with the collaboration of Domitilla Dardi, was in the showroom at Piazza Bertarelli during the Salone del Mobile in Milan...

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Francis Kéré builds shelters at Coachella
17/04/2019

Francis Kéré builds shelters at Coachella

artnet

Architect Francis Kéré has designed a ‘forest’ of brightly coloured shelters at desert arts and music festival Coachella, inspired by the baobab tree...

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LafargeHolcim Forum: ‘Re-materializing Construction’
16/04/2019

LafargeHolcim Forum: ‘Re-materializing Construction’

The 6th International LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction featured keynote speeches by Norman Foster, Christine Binswanger (Senior Partner at Herzog & de Meuron); Anne Lacaton, Francis Kéré...

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‘Mat Collishaw. Dialogues’ at Madrid’s Royal Botanical Garden
12/04/2019

‘Mat Collishaw. Dialogues’ at Madrid’s Royal Botanical Garden

The Sorigué Foundation in Lérida presents the first solo exhibition in Spain on Mat Collishaw (Nottingham, 1966), on view through 24 May in the Villanueva Pavilion of Madrid’s Royal Botanical Garden. The exhibition focuses on two key themes of the oeuvre...

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Chillida Leku reopens
12/04/2019

Chillida Leku reopens

Outside Hernani, the museum founded by the Basque sculptor Eduardo Chillida reopens to the public on 17 April, with its outdoor scuptures and the exhibition space inside the Zabalaga house.

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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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