Arquitectura Viva
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
A Chinese Nuclear Site Is Reborn as a Tourist Draw
27/01/2017

A Chinese Nuclear Site Is Reborn as a Tourist Draw

The New York Times

Tree-carpeted mountains rise high in this sleepy Yangtze River district, best known for its crunchy pickled mustard tubers...

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Explore live radio by rotating the globe
27/01/2017

Explore live radio by rotating the globe

Radio.Garden

Radio Garden allows listeners to explore processes of broadcasting and hearing identities across the entire globe...

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All the World’s Immigration Visualized in 1 Map
25/01/2017

All the World’s Immigration Visualized in 1 Map

Metrocosm

This map shows the estimated net immigration (inflows minus outflows) by origin and destination country between 2010 and 2015...

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José Manuel Ballester: In the Studio
18/01/2017

José Manuel Ballester: In the Studio

From 17 January to 15 March, the Pilar Serra Gallery in Madrid hosts an exhibition on the photographer and painter José Manuel Ballester (Madrid, 1960).

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Farrell and McNamara, curators of Biennale Architettura 2018
17/01/2017

Farrell and McNamara, curators of Biennale Architettura 2018

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have been appointed as curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition in 2018. They live and work in Dublin, where they graduated from the School of Architecture of University and co-founded the firm Grafton...

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Rafael Moneo in Hong Kong
11/01/2017

Rafael Moneo in Hong Kong

South China Morning Post

The “Rafael Moneo: A Theoretical Reflection from the Professional Practice” exhibition is on display at d-mart, Hong Kong Design Institute...

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Manuel Álvarez Diestro, residential towers in China and South Korea
04/01/2017

Manuel Álvarez Diestro, residential towers in China and South Korea

The photographic series by Manuel Álvarez Diestro explores various vertical structures that have risen in China and South Korea in recent times, capturing them from an angle of isolation in the landscape.

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Equipo Crónica en el Centro Cultural Bancaja de Valencia
02/01/2017

Equipo Crónica en el Centro Cultural Bancaja de Valencia

In the 35 years since the dissolution of Equipo Crónica (1964-1981), several anthological exhibitions have taken stock of the work of the team formed by Manolo Valdés, Rafael Solbes, and Joan Antonio Toledo. The most complete...

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15 photos from Dronestagram
30/12/2016

15 photos from Dronestagram

The Washington Post

Photos from Dronestagram that will take your breath away: Gran Canaria in Spain’s Canary Islands...

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Mapping Three Decades of Global Water Change
29/12/2016

Mapping Three Decades of Global Water Change

The New York Times

Scientists with the European Commission’s Joint Research Center in Ispra, Italy, working with Google engineers, have used millions of satellite images to illustrate how rivers...

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Mapping the Shadows of New York City: Every Building, Every Block
26/12/2016

Mapping the Shadows of New York City: Every Building, Every Block

The New York Times

You’re looking at a map of all of the shadows produced by thousands of buildings in New York City over the course of one day. This inverted view tells the story...

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The Perils of Order, Taken to the Extreme
22/12/2016

The Perils of Order, Taken to the Extreme

The New York Times

For the German artist Hanne Darboven (1941-2009), order and disorder were moral conditions, grounded in the catastrophe of Nazism and the Holocaust, and they infused...

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10 Best Photos of 2016
20/12/2016

10 Best Photos of 2016

Time

2016 has been a year like no other. From the U.S. campaign trail to the refugee crisis and the Olympics, the news has kept photographers on their toes...

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Anti-homeless spikes and 'defensive urban architecture'
20/12/2016

Anti-homeless spikes and 'defensive urban architecture'

The Guardian

Have you spotted architectural devices aimed at blocking homeless people from resting or taking shelter in public spaces?...

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Water worlds: can you guess the city from the river?
19/12/2016

Water worlds: can you guess the city from the river?

The Guardian

Designer Alex Szabo-Haslam has stripped out the street names and highlighted the water features around 11 world cities. Can you identify them?...

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‘AV Monographs’ in ‘Miradas sobre Madrid’
14/12/2016

‘AV Monographs’ in ‘Miradas sobre Madrid’

On view until 15 January 2017 at CentroCentro Cibeles is ‘Miradas sobre Madrid’ (Views over Madrid), an exhibition of works by different architects and photographers in collaboration with twelve artists...

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Zaha Hadid: Early Paintings and Drawings
09/12/2016

Zaha Hadid: Early Paintings and Drawings

Serpentine Galleries

The Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London presents an exhibition of paintings and the rarely seen drawings of the pioneering and visionary architect Zaha Hadid...

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Robert Rauschenberg review – the combine master, uncut
07/12/2016

Robert Rauschenberg review – the combine master, uncut

The Guardian

Robert Rauschenberg is at Tate Modern, London until 2 April. This thrilling retrospective gives us Rauschenberg whole, from his collages to his ballets to his own wild...

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Andreas Gursky ‘Not Abstract II’ at Gagosian Gallery in New York
07/12/2016

Andreas Gursky ‘Not Abstract II’ at Gagosian Gallery in New York

Gagosian is pleased to present “Not Abstract II,” an exhibition of recent photographs by the renowned German artist, accompanied by an electronic sound installation created by Canadian DJ and producer Richie Hawtin. From images of nature to cities, crowds, and...

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The world's first permanent ice hotel
05/12/2016

The world's first permanent ice hotel

The Guardian

The hotel is in Jukkasjärvi, near Kiruna, in Swedish Lapland. There are 20 suites, 11 ‘art suites’ and nine deluxe suites, where guests can sleep on a bed made of ice at -5C...

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Timelapse - Google Earth Engine
05/12/2016

Timelapse - Google Earth Engine

Google

Timelapse is a global, zoomable video that lets you see how the Earth has changed over the past 32 years. It is made from 33 cloud-free annual mosaics, one for each...

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Antonio Sant’Elia (1888-1916)
01/12/2016

Antonio Sant’Elia (1888-1916)

Triennale di Milano

To mark the centenary of the death of Antonio Sant’Elia, the author of the Manifesto of Futurist Architecture, the exhibition...

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Going Head to Head With Pierre Chareau
30/11/2016

Going Head to Head With Pierre Chareau

The New York Times

Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the exhibition on the interior designer Pierre Chareau at the Jewish Museum in New York is a fully immersive virtual reality experience...

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Explore and Care For NYC’s Urban Forest
25/11/2016

Explore and Care For NYC’s Urban Forest

Tree Map

The New York City Street Tree Map brings New York City’s urban forest to your fingertips. For the first time, you have access to information about every street tree...

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Arcaid Images Architectural Photography 2016 Award
21/11/2016

Arcaid Images Architectural Photography 2016 Award

Matt Emmett had the highest scoring image overall with this photo of the East London Water Works Company covered reservoir in Finsbury Park...

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The Most Influential Images of All Time
21/11/2016

The Most Influential Images of All Time

Time

Explore the stories behind 100 images that changed the world, selected by Time and an international team of curators. Though photography is a much younger...

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Winning shots from the Siena International Photography Awards
18/11/2016

Winning shots from the Siena International Photography Awards

The Guardian

The Siena Art Photo Travel Festival is already regarded as a prestigious event. A strawberry-picker walks between colourful greenhouses near Nazilli...

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‘Francis Kéré. Radically Simple’ en Múnich
17/11/2016

‘Francis Kéré. Radically Simple’ en Múnich

Hasta el 26 de febrero de 2017, se puede visitar en el Museo de Arquitectura de la Universidad Técnica de Múnich, dentro de la Pinacoteca de Arte Moderno, la exposición dedicada a la obra del burkinés Diébédo Francis Kéré...

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Japanese residential architecture at MAXXI museum
16/11/2016

Japanese residential architecture at MAXXI museum

Curbed

‘The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945’ at MAXXI National Museum of 21st Century Arts in Rome...

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Andreas Gursky and Richie Hawtin: experiments in sound and vision
14/11/2016

Andreas Gursky and Richie Hawtin: experiments in sound and vision

The Guardian

The photographer, famous for his huge, detailed panoramas, has joined forces with the techno pioneer for a show that caters to the swiping generation...

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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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