Arquitectura Viva
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Contemporary art comes to the American capital
03/10/2018

Contemporary art comes to the American capital

The Economist

Mitchell Rales, an industrial tycoon presents an important collection of post-war art at his newly enlarged Glenstone Museum by Thomas Phifer, which opens on October 4th...

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Hong Kong high-rises
02/10/2018

Hong Kong high-rises

The Guardian

Photographer Peter Stewart has always felt drawn to the urban density and scale of big cities, and it’s a common theme through much his photography...

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'Francis Kéré: Primary Elements' at Museo ICO
01/10/2018

'Francis Kéré: Primary Elements' at Museo ICO Pdf

On view from 3 October to 20 January, the ICO Museum presents an exhibition on Francis Kéré (Gando, 1965), the first retrospective on the Burkinabe architect to be held in Spain, curated by Luis Fernández-Galiano.

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‘Fifteen Stones (Ryōan-ji)’ by Spencer Finch at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion
01/10/2018

‘Fifteen Stones (Ryōan-ji)’ by Spencer Finch at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion

Ongoing since 1999 is a program of artistic interventions that engage in dialogue with the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona, and the list of those who have participated includes Enric Miralles, SANAA Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa, Andrés Jaque, Ai Weiwei...

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Talented Baker Creates Stunningly Sculpted Pies
29/09/2018

Talented Baker Creates Stunningly Sculpted Pies

The Mind Circle

Lauren Ko’s pies consist of beautiful lattice crusts and the creative arrangement of the fruit fillings...

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Notre Dame and its swarms
28/09/2018

Notre Dame and its swarms

El País Semanal

After centuries of solitude high up on the cathedral, the monstrous figures of Notre Dame in Paris are now accompanied by hives of bees…

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The Shopping Malls and Big Box Stores Gutted by E-Commerce
27/09/2018

The Shopping Malls and Big Box Stores Gutted by E-Commerce

Wired

Jesse Riesesr's memories of growing up in Springfield, Missouri in the 1990s unfold against a familiar retail backdrop...

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A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011
25/09/2018

A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011

The J. Paul Getty Museum

This exhibition ‘Icons of Style’ explores some of the ways photographers have shaped evolving notions of style and beauty...

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The archive in possession of the maps most coveted by treasure hunters
25/09/2018

The archive in possession of the maps most coveted by treasure hunters

El País Semanal

María Antonio Colomar has devoted 46 years of her life to unraveling histories and legends safeguarded in the Archive of the Indies, and been awarded by the Spanish Geographic Society....

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All the colors of Vicente Verdú
24/09/2018

All the colors of Vicente Verdú

El País Semanal

His forms and colors, his capture of them and his reasons, speak for themselves, on their own, with no need for additions or subterfuge.

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Much-Reviled Architectural Style Trending Again, Thanks to Instagram
24/09/2018

Much-Reviled Architectural Style Trending Again, Thanks to Instagram

Bloomberg

A new encyclopedia of brutalist buildings makes the case that the movement is mounting a comeback...

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Charlie de Beistegui, the last odyssey of a legendary dandy
19/09/2018

Charlie de Beistegui, the last odyssey of a legendary dandy

ABC

The treasures of the eccentric and hugely rich collector are being auctioned at Christie’s in Paris...

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'The Island' at 'Renzo Piano: The Art of Making Buildings' exhibition
19/09/2018

'The Island' at 'Renzo Piano: The Art of Making Buildings' exhibition Pdf

On view through 20 January 2019 at the Royal Academy of Arts in London is an exhibition on Renzo Piano. One of the rooms presents 'The Island,' a piece of timber that brings together the 3D-printed models of 102 buildings by the Italian master.

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Dazzling projections will cover Walt Disney Concert Hall
17/09/2018

Dazzling projections will cover Walt Disney Concert Hall

Curbed

The Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles will be used as a canvas with Refik Anadol’s projections...

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The world's longest labyrinth
16/09/2018

The world's longest labyrinth

El Mundo

In the small Italian town of Fontanellato is the Masone cultural park, which features this labyrinth...

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Renzo Piano: The Art of Making Buildings review
14/09/2018

Renzo Piano: The Art of Making Buildings review

The Guardian

From the Pompidou Centre to the Shard, this exhibition at the Royal Academy, London, showcases the architectural pioneer’s greatest hits...

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The Prado Museum presents its 200 years of art
13/09/2018

The Prado Museum presents its 200 years of art

El Mundo

The art museum presents the special program marking its bicentenary, which will reach out to all parts of Spain and kick off on 19 November...

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‘Welcome (To The Teknival)’, by Kasper Akhøj
12/09/2018

‘Welcome (To The Teknival)’, by Kasper Akhøj

Ivorypress Madrid

Open to the public until 3 November 2018, the exhibition documents the architect Eileen Gray's E-1027 villa...

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‘Broken Light’, by Felipe Cohen
12/09/2018

‘Broken Light’, by Felipe Cohen

Ivorypress

The show, open until 3 November, will focus on his Light series, featuring Felipe Cohen’s paintings on wood...

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Buckminster Fuller made his own fan art posters
06/09/2018

Buckminster Fuller made his own fan art posters

A new exhibition at the Edward Cella Art & Architecture gallery in Los Angeles is featuring a series of posters of Fuller’s most famous inventions. Each of the posters will be on sale for $7,000...

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2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year
29/08/2018

2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

Our judges reviewed thousands of photos and selected the top winners for this year's National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year. Photos were entered to three categories: nature, cities, and people...

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Quintessenz, multicolour textile installation in the Isle of Paxos (Greece)
21/08/2018

Quintessenz, multicolour textile installation in the Isle of Paxos (Greece)

Quintessenz, formed by the pair of German artists Thomas Granseuer and Tomislav Topic, has recently unveiled a textile installation over the ruins of Kagkatika, an old village in the isle of Paxos. The project conveys a mystical and almost hypnotical image of the deep blue Adriatic sea framed at the end of the ruins...

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Britain’s seaside shelters
12/08/2018

Britain’s seaside shelters

The Guardian

Will Scott has made a study of seaside shelters around the country. His photographs show the astonishing architectural variety...

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‘Drone Awards 2018’ Reveal the Best Aerial Photos
10/08/2018

‘Drone Awards 2018’ Reveal the Best Aerial Photos

My Modern Met

elebrating the art of drone photography, the inaugural Drone Awards attracted the attention of photographers from 101 different countries...

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Artist sinks the Villa Savoye in a Danish fjord
07/08/2018

Artist sinks the Villa Savoye in a Danish fjord

The Spaces

An artist has shipwrecked Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye off the coast of Denmark’s Vejle – or so it would seem...

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8 spectacular destinations for intrepid design lovers
05/08/2018

8 spectacular destinations for intrepid design lovers

The Spaces

Like to get your heart rate going while you sight-see? For the intrepid architectural adventurer, we’ve pulled together...

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A glimpse inside the world’s artificial cities
04/08/2018

A glimpse inside the world’s artificial cities

Fast Company

The photographer Gregor Sailer negotiated access to 25 of these strange urban facsimiles, which are often built by the military or tech companies...

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How the heatwave is revealing hidden landscapes and forgotten ruins
02/08/2018

How the heatwave is revealing hidden landscapes and forgotten ruins

The Telegraph

Parks, gardens and public spaces have been starved of water and most of the population are - for the first time in their lives - having difficulty remembering...

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‘Coralarium’ in the Maldives, by Jason deCaires Taylor
28/07/2018

‘Coralarium’ in the Maldives, by Jason deCaires Taylor

My Modern Met

Coralarium is a semi-submerged art gallery filled with nearly 30 sculptures that will act as a habitat for coral and other marine species...

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The city beneath the city
27/07/2018

The city beneath the city

The Guardian

Photographer Luc Kordas captures New York’s unique energy and characters in his ongoing series New York Chronicles. One of his favourite locations is the subway...

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New Books
AV Monografías 218_219 - KENGO KUMA 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 218 - BAROZZI VEIGA 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 94 - EMBT 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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