Arquitectura Viva
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Street art museum opens in Berlin
25/09/2017

Street art museum opens in Berlin

Deutsche Welle

Street art is the ultimate form of democracy according to the curators of the new Museum for Urban Contemporary Art that has just opened in Berlin...

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‘Peter Zumthor. Dear to Me’ at Kunsthaus of Bregenz (Austria)
25/09/2017

‘Peter Zumthor. Dear to Me’ at Kunsthaus of Bregenz (Austria)

In line with the 20th anniversary of its opening, the Kunsthaus of the city of Bregenz invited Peter Zumthor (Basel, 1943) – who designed the building of this Austrian museum of contemporary art – to put together a show about the artistic initiatives that inspire him...

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Pacific Standard Time LA/LA: 1,100 artists from 45 countries
22/09/2017

Pacific Standard Time LA/LA: 1,100 artists from 45 countries

The Economist

It is night and you are barefoot, stumbling across cold desert sand. A ragbag of humans almost crashes into you. They are so close you can see that the child who has...

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Dutch Pavilion Architecture Biennial Venice 2018
22/09/2017

Dutch Pavilion Architecture Biennial Venice 2018

‘Work, Body, Leisure’ is the theme of the official Dutch contribution to the biennial and the curator, Rotterdam-based architect and researcher Marina Otero Verzier, head of the Research Department at Het Nieuwe Instituut...

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The war-zone drawings of Ghaith Abdul-Ahad
21/09/2017

The war-zone drawings of Ghaith Abdul-Ahad

The Guardian

During a reporting career that has seen him taken captive twice, journalist Ghaith Abdul-Ahad’s watercolour sketches of war zones...

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Two new Banksy artworks appear on wall of Barbican centre
20/09/2017

Two new Banksy artworks appear on wall of Barbican centre

The Guardian

Murals, inspired by upcoming exhibition of work by artist Jean-Michael Basquiat, confirmed as genuine on artist’s Instagram...

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Olafur Eliasson: Multiple shadow house
16/09/2017

Olafur Eliasson: Multiple shadow house

MAC

Internationally acclaimed artist Olafur Eliasson, who applies scientific principles in order to explore our relationship to time and space... (Vídeo)

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JR behind that baby installation on the U.S.-Mexico border
14/09/2017

JR behind that baby installation on the U.S.-Mexico border

Curbed

Days after President Donald Trump ordered an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program—which protects some 800,000 children...

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Life in a Modern masterpiece home
13/09/2017

Life in a Modern masterpiece home

The Guardian

A rare intact British Modernist house has been decorated as if the era never ended. Designed by Edward Schoolheifer in 1964 the three-bedroom townhouse...

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The Jean-Michel Basquiat I knew…
11/09/2017

The Jean-Michel Basquiat I knew…

The Guardian

The graffiti artist turned painter became the star of the 1980s New York art scene. Since his death aged 27, his reputation has soared. On the eve of a major UK show...

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Rosa Parks house in Berlin has a ticket home to America
10/09/2017

Rosa Parks house in Berlin has a ticket home to America

The New York Times

In a backyard in Berlin, a ramshackle house that was once a haven for the civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks is preparing for its third life...

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Burning Man 2017 photos
09/09/2017

Burning Man 2017 photos

Curbed

Behold the latest and greatest from the Nevada desert, including a massive bird and a towering ballerina. Black Rock City continues to grow as..

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Ai Weiwei: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors
08/09/2017

Ai Weiwei: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Kickstarter

Public Art Fund & Ai Weiwei collaborate on a powerful new exhibition addressing human rights issues at 300 + outdoor sites in NYC...

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Ettore Sottsass at the Vitra Design Museum
08/09/2017

Ettore Sottsass at the Vitra Design Museum

An overview of approximately 30 of his furniture designs, consumer products, photographs and writings from Ettore Sottsass (1917–2007), one of the most influential and unconventional designers in twentieth-century.

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Elytra Filament Pavilion, Outdoor installation at the Vitra Design Museum
07/09/2017

Elytra Filament Pavilion, Outdoor installation at the Vitra Design Museum

Together with the exhibition "Hello Robot", Vitra Design Museum shows until 10 September this bionic baldachin as an impressive example of the growing influence of robotics on architecture, using carbon fibre as the main building element.

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Dominique Perrault at Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism
06/09/2017

Dominique Perrault at Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism

Open from 1 September to 5 November is the first Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism (SBAU), curated by Hyungmin Pai and Alejandro Zaera-Polo. The event is being held in different locations within the South Korean capital...

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‘Something Other than a Narrative’, by Vladimir Belogolovsky
04/09/2017

‘Something Other than a Narrative’, by Vladimir Belogolovsky

Up to 14 September the José Luis Benlliure Gallery of the School of Architecture of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), in Mexico City, hosts ‘Something Other Than a Narrative,’ curated by Vladirmir Belogolovsky

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Long-lost Banksy artwork is rediscovered
03/09/2017

Long-lost Banksy artwork is rediscovered

The Guardian

Snorting Copper was missing for a decade after being vandalised and boarded up – now it has been uncovered in east London...

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Leonardo da Vinci's notebook
01/09/2017

Leonardo da Vinci's notebook

British Library

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519), painter, sculptor, architect and engineer, kept notes and drawings of his studies, ideas and inventions...

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Twelve Ways of Looking at Frank Lloyd Wright
24/08/2017

Twelve Ways of Looking at Frank Lloyd Wright

The New York Review of Books

Different points of view and approaches to Frank Lloyd Wright´s life and work coinciding with his 150th birth anniversary...

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Yayoi Kusama gets her own museum in Tokyo
23/08/2017

Yayoi Kusama gets her own museum in Tokyo

The Art Newspaper

The five-storey museum dedicated to the queen of the polka dot will open on 1 October in Tokyo’s Shinjuku ward...

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Anna Heringer, hostels for the Longquan Bamboo Biennale (China)
22/08/2017

Anna Heringer, hostels for the Longquan Bamboo Biennale (China)

Anna Heringer´s studio bets on reinventing typological and building local traditions during the second Bamboo Biennale with two hostels and a guest pavillion built with a series of concentric rings differering condition and materiality...

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Disney has built a pseudo-Paris near Paris
04/08/2017

Disney has built a pseudo-Paris near Paris

The Economist

One of the newer attractions at Disneyland Paris is “Ratatouille: The Adventure”, a ride through Paris as seen by Rémy, the movie’s rodent gastronome hero...

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Landmark Buildings Special Stamps
25/07/2017

Landmark Buildings Special Stamps

Royal Mail

Celebrate the nation’s contemporary architecture with this Special issue of 10 stamps that feature some of the finest public buildings erected in the last 20 years...

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Moscow's new Avant-Garde Museum opens to the public
22/07/2017

Moscow's new Avant-Garde Museum opens to the public

The Constructivist Project

The museum opened on June 7, 2017. It occupies one of the halls in Na Shabolvke Gallery. The first three sections presented in June feature the Shukhov Tower...

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Lake Verea at La Caja Negra
18/07/2017

Lake Verea at La Caja Negra

On view through 28 July at the Madrid gallery La Caja Negra is ‘Paparazza Moderna Chapter II: Rudolf Schindler and Richard Neutra in California,’ an exhibition of the artistic duo formed by Francisca Rivero-Lake Cortina (Mexico City, 1973) and Carla Verea...

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Images of Mosul Reveal the Devastation After the Islamic State
17/07/2017

Images of Mosul Reveal the Devastation After the Islamic State

The New York Times

After a nearly nine-month campaign to wrest Mosul, once Iraq’s second-largest city, from Islamic State control, images captured by DigitalGlobe reveal that vital parts...

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Nigel Peake, drawing cities
15/07/2017

Nigel Peake, drawing cities

Magaceen

Nigel Peake’s drawings crossed the frontiers of his native Ireland thanks to his graduation project at the University of Edinburgh, where he studied architecture...

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'Bill Viola: A Retrospective'
14/07/2017

'Bill Viola: A Retrospective'

The Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao presents the 40-year career of the video artist Bill Viola through 27 works that will be on view through 9 November.

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Festival des Architectures Vives 2017 in Montpellier (Francia)
12/07/2017

Festival des Architectures Vives 2017 in Montpellier (Francia)

Since 2006 Montpellier has been the scene of an annual Festival des Architectures. In the last cycle, twelve installations were put up in buildings and courtyards located around the French city which are normally not open to the public.

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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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