Arquitectura Viva
Friday, April 27, 2018
Gabriele Basilico: entropy and urban space
31/05/2017

Gabriele Basilico: entropy and urban space

On view at the ICO Museum in Madrid through 10 September is a retrospective on one of the leading urban landscape portrayers of the last decades, Gabriele Basilico (Milan, 1944-2013), who studied to be an architect but became...

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Mapping 50 Years of Melting Ice in Glacier National Park
26/05/2017

Mapping 50 Years of Melting Ice in Glacier National Park

The New York Times

The flowing sheets of ice scattered throughout the Montana park shrank by more than a third between 1966 and 2015...

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New York: the city of lights by Marvin E Newman
22/05/2017

New York: the city of lights by Marvin E Newman

The Guardian

Photographer Marvin E Newman shot images of America with a keen eye for color and drama. Although relatively unknown...

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The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains
19/05/2017

The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains

As early as 1964, Pink Floyd's original members, except Syd Barrett, were together studying architecture at London's Regent Street Polytechnic School. The first retrospective of the band is at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, until 1 October...
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Scenes From the 2017 Venice Biennale
16/05/2017

Scenes From the 2017 Venice Biennale

The Atlantic

The 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, held in locations throughout Venice, Italy, opened to the public on May 13...

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Richard Mosse announced as winner of Prix Pictet Space
15/05/2017

Richard Mosse announced as winner of Prix Pictet Space

Prix Pictet

His series Heat Maps documents refugee camps and staging sites using an extreme telephoto military grade thermal camera...

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How David Maisel turned 'the new Area 51' into land art
09/05/2017

How David Maisel turned 'the new Area 51' into land art

The Guardian

Dugway Proving Ground has been a testing ground for US military since the second world war, and now the mysterious site...

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Exhibition on 10th BIAU at Milan Triennale
05/05/2017

Exhibition on 10th BIAU at Milan Triennale

On view through 4 June at the Triennale di Milano is an exhibition on the 10th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial (BIAU), held in São Paulo in October 2016 under the curatorship of Ángela García de Paredes & Ignacio García Pedrosa...

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Joaquín Bérchez photographs Jaén Cathedral
25/04/2017

Joaquín Bérchez photographs Jaén Cathedral

On view until 30 June in the exhibition hall of the old Teacher Training School of the University of Jaén is the installation ‘Gozar de toda su hermosura. Catedral de Jaén’ (Enjoying Jaén Cathedral in All Its Beauty)...

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Jasper Johns subject of major Royal Academy retrospectiv
19/04/2017

Jasper Johns subject of major Royal Academy retrospectiv

The Guardian

Gallery reveals details of what will be first comprehensive survey of 86-year-old US artist’s work to be held in UK in 40 years...

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Damien Hirst’s new art is exquisitely crafted
17/04/2017

Damien Hirst’s new art is exquisitely crafted

The Economist

An obsessive art collector, Cif Amotan II, loads a ship, the Apistos, with treasures for a temple to the sun. But the ship is wrecked at sea. And the treasures? Forgotten...

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Wang Shu Interview: Architecture is a Job for God
14/04/2017

Wang Shu Interview: Architecture is a Job for God

Louisiana Channel

The Chinese architect Wang Shu’s buildings – a crossover between traditional Chinese culture and large-scale modern architecture – have earned him the prestigious...

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Milan Design Week 2017. Nendo Special: Invisible Outlines
10/04/2017

Milan Design Week 2017. Nendo Special: Invisible Outlines

Magaceen

We tend to perceive the existence and positioning of objects by subconsciously following “outlines”, and by distinguishing the “inside and outside”...

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Ai Weiwei's 'Ruyi Path' at Château La Coste
07/04/2017

Ai Weiwei's 'Ruyi Path' at Château La Coste

Château La Coste, in partnership with Luise Faurschou, is pleased to announce an exhibition with Ai Weiwei to celebrate the artist’s new, permanent work on the vineyard. Over the past two years, Ai Weiwei has been developing...

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Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance
06/04/2017

Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance

From 10 March to 23 July 2017 the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi will be introducing the Florentine public to Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance, a significant exhibition celebrating this unchallenged master of video art...

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‘Rafael Moneo: Theory Through Practice’
04/04/2017

‘Rafael Moneo: Theory Through Practice’

From 4 April to 11 June the Thyssen-Bornesmisza Museum hosts an exhibition on Rafael Moneo, presenting 121 drawings, 19 models, and 152 photographs of 52 emblematic projects of the Navarrese architect.

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Olafur Eliasson on his set design for Tree of Codes
31/03/2017

Olafur Eliasson on his set design for Tree of Codes

Creative Review

Olafur Eliasson, Jamie xx and Wayne McGregor’s touring ballet Tree of Codes has arrived in London for a week-long run at Sadler’s Wells...

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John Hejduk: Jan Palach Memorial
31/03/2017

John Hejduk: Jan Palach Memorial

The Cooper Union

The exhibition Hélène Binet – John Hejduk Works will present seven of Hejduk’s built works as photographed by Hélène Binet, a renowned London-based photographer...

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Durban, by Ibai Rigby
30/03/2017

Durban, by Ibai Rigby

Durban is a city little known outside of South Africa. Nonetheless, it is slightly bigger in population than the more touristic city of Cape Town; it’s harbour is the busiest in the country and one of the busiest in the Southern...

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Damien Hirst stakes all on his Venice treasure comeback show
28/03/2017

Damien Hirst stakes all on his Venice treasure comeback show

The Guardian

Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable is the first new exhibition of works by Damien Hirst since 2014’s indifferently received Schizophrenogenesis – and the stakes...

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De Stijl centenary postage stamps
24/03/2017

De Stijl centenary postage stamps

Het Nieuwe Instituut

On 27 March 2017, as part of the celebrations of '100 Years of De Stijl: Mondrian to Dutch Design’, the Dutch postal service is issuing ten De Stijl postage stamps in...

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‘Camera and Model’ at Madrid’s ICO Museum
21/03/2017

‘Camera and Model’ at Madrid’s ICO Museum

Eduardo Prieto

Photography played a key role in the creation and dissemination of the iconography, and also the ideology, of modern architecture. This role of photography has much been...

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Astounding wooden architecture
20/03/2017

Astounding wooden architecture

The Guardian

From a chunky Russian dacha to Renzo Piano’s evocative turrets in the South Pacific, these inventive buildings celebrate the oldest and most malleable...

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‘Spiral Jetty’ Is Named an Official State Work of Art by Utah
17/03/2017

‘Spiral Jetty’ Is Named an Official State Work of Art by Utah

The New York Times

The great American sculptor Robert Smithson, who died in a plane crash in 1973 at the age of 35, was as interested in the history of the Earth...

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The visionary architects who shaped Japan
16/03/2017

The visionary architects who shaped Japan

The Guardian

A new exhibition at the Barbican shows how the private house has inspired some of Japan’s most extraordinary architecture...

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‘Hello, Robot’ at the Vitra Design Museum
16/03/2017

‘Hello, Robot’ at the Vitra Design Museum

ICD Sttutgart

The exhibition features three ICD projects, which showcase the architectural design and construction potential for robotically fabricated structures...

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City of ice: Jan Erik Waider's chilling landscapes
13/03/2017

City of ice: Jan Erik Waider's chilling landscapes

The Guardian

Iceland-based photographer Jan Erik Waider captures the beautiful yet sinister Arctic twilight of Greenland...

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Wang Shu. Amateur Studio
08/03/2017

Wang Shu. Amateur Studio

Museum of Modern Art Louisiana

The Architect’s Studio is a new series of Louisiana exhibitions focusing on a new generation of pace-setting and prize-winning architects...

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The Moscow that never was
07/03/2017

The Moscow that never was

Daily Mail

The exhibition, to be held at the Design Museum in Kensington, London, will focus on six unbuilt architectural landmarks located near Moscow’s Red Square...

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The Walled Off Hotel: Banksy opens in Bethlehem
06/03/2017

The Walled Off Hotel: Banksy opens in Bethlehem

The Telegraph

The Presidential Suite boasts “the worst view of any hotel in the world”. The piano lounge is decorated with mounted CCTV cameras. And the doorman...

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Spain mon amour Spain mon amour
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Change of Climate Change of Climate
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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.
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Atlas: Africa and M. East Atlas: Africa and M. East
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Atlas: America Atlas: America
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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.
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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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