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27 Finalists for the FAD Awards 2013
31/05/2013

27 Finalists for the FAD Awards 2013

arquinfad.org

The jury of the FAD Awards has shortlisted 27 works in the 2013 edition (12 in Architecture, 4 in Interior Design, 5 in City and Landscape, and 6 in Ephemeral Interventions)...

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Toyo Ito's speech,  the Pritzker Prize 2013
31/05/2013

Toyo Ito's speech, the Pritzker Prize 2013 Pdf

Last Wednesday, Toyo Ito accepted the 38th Pritzker Architecture Prize at Boston's John Fitzgerald Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum...

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Annie Leibovitz wins Prince of Asturias prize
24/05/2013

Annie Leibovitz wins Prince of Asturias prize

BBC

One of the world's top portrait photographers, the jury hailed her as a "driving force" in photojournalism. Her pictures, which include singer John Lennon naked and actress...

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20 Projects Shortlisted for US$ 1 million Aga Khan Award
02/05/2013

20 Projects Shortlisted for US$ 1 million Aga Khan Award

AKDN

The shortlist of nominees for the 2013 cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture was announced at the Palacio das Necessidades (the Ministry of Foreign Affairs)...

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Mies Award goes to Harpa in Reykjavik, by Henning Larsen
29/04/2013

Mies Award goes to Harpa in Reykjavik, by Henning Larsen

The Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre, designed by the Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects in collaboration with artist Olafur Eliasson and with the local studio Batteríið Architects, is the winner of the Mies Award 2013...

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Toyo Ito: Pritzker Prize 2013
17/03/2013

Toyo Ito: Pritzker Prize 2013

The Hyatt Foundation in Los Angeles has announced that this year's winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize is the Japanese Toyo Ito. Coming with a US$100,000 endowment...

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Rafael Moneo in the American Academy of Arts and Letters
26/02/2013

Rafael Moneo in the American Academy of Arts and Letters

The Spanish architect Rafael Moneo has been elected Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, among the most prestigious artistic institutions in the United States, whose purpose is to foster and sustain...

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Francisco Mangado, Honorary Fellow of the AIA
09/02/2013

Francisco Mangado, Honorary Fellow of the AIA

Francisco Mangado of Spain has been named an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. The AIA Honorary Fellowship is the international counterpart to the institution's prestigious...

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Five finalists for the 2013 Mies van der Rohe Award
01/02/2013

Five finalists for the 2013 Mies van der Rohe Award

Out of 335 works in 37 European countries, the European Commission and the Mies van der Rohe Foundation have revealed the five finalists for the Mies Award of 2013: the City Hall of Ghent (Belgium) by...

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Alberto Campo Baeza, Tessenow Medal 2013
30/01/2013

Alberto Campo Baeza, Tessenow Medal 2013

In Hamburg today, Alberto Campo Baeza of Spain receives the Tessenow Gold Medal, an award instituted in 1963 in memory of Heinrich Tessenow (1876-1950) to honor architects who have...

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Menil wins AIA's 25-Year Award
21/01/2013

Menil wins AIA's 25-Year Award

Houston Chronicle

You probably don't have to tell Houstonians who've enjoyed it all these years, but it's now official. The American Institute of Architects...

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Eduardo Souto de Moura, Wolf Prize 2013
14/01/2013

Eduardo Souto de Moura, Wolf Prize 2013

The Wolf Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Israel, has since 1978 bestowed awards on scientists in five sections – Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine and Physics...

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Thomas Beeby, Driehaus Prize 2013
24/12/2012

Thomas Beeby, Driehaus Prize 2013

Thomas Beeby has been named the winner of the 11th annual Richard H. Driehaus Prize, a US$200,000 award given by the University of Notre Dame in Indiana since 2003. Born in 1941 in Oak Park (Illinois), Beeby was part...

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Thom Mayne, AIA Gold Medal
07/12/2012

Thom Mayne, AIA Gold Medal

The American Institute of Architects has bestowed on Thom Mayne its prestigious Gold Medal. On its 69th year, this award honors the work of professionals who have had a great influence on architectural theory and...

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Francesco Dal Co recibe el II Premio Fiera de la UNAV
19/11/2012

Francesco Dal Co recibe el II Premio Fiera de la UNAV

En el marco de la III Feria Internacional de Editoriales y Revistas de Arquitectura (FIERA), celebrada en la Universidad de Navarra y clausurada el pasado viernes...

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Javier Carvajal, Medalla de Oro del CSCAE
08/11/2012

Javier Carvajal, Medalla de Oro del CSCAE

Javier Carvajal ha sido el ganador de la última edición de la Medalla de Oro de la Arquitectura, el máximo galardón que otorga el Consejo Superior de los Colegios de Arquitectos de España (CSCAE)...

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Discurso de Rafael Moneo, Premio Príncipe de Asturias de las Artes
29/10/2012

Discurso de Rafael Moneo, Premio Príncipe de Asturias de las Artes

rtve.es

El pasado viernes se celebró la ceremonia de entrega de los Premios Príncipe de Asturias en el Teatro Campoamor de Oviedo... (discurso).

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Un novísimo a los pies de un clásico
23/10/2012

Un novísimo a los pies de un clásico

El País

Alfonso Zapico (Blimea, Asturias, 1981) dejó ayer de ser una promesa. Su álbum Dublinés fue coronado con el premio Nacional del Cómic, que por vez primera...

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Premio Stirling para los laboratorios Sainsbury de Stanton Williams
14/10/2012

Premio Stirling para los laboratorios Sainsbury de Stanton Williams

RIBA

El premio Stirling del RIBA al mejor edificio del año ha sido para los laboratorios Sainsbury, el centro de investigación de Stanton Williams para la Universidad de Cambridge.

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2012 Prix Pictet winner Luc Delahaye – in pictures
10/10/2012

2012 Prix Pictet winner Luc Delahaye – in pictures

The Guardian

The former photojournalist has won the £65,000 photography prize on the theme of power, triumphing over a...

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Los arquitectos premian a 'Vallecas 57' y el 'Águila Alcatel'
08/10/2012

Los arquitectos premian a 'Vallecas 57' y el 'Águila Alcatel'

El Mundo

El Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid (COAM) ha premiado dos promociones de viviendas protegidas del Ayuntamiento de la capital y el proyecto "Madrid Centro"...

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WAF: Gardens by the Bay de Wilkinson Eyre, Edificio del Año 2012
08/10/2012

WAF: Gardens by the Bay de Wilkinson Eyre, Edificio del Año 2012

El edificio ‘Gardens by the Bay’ de Singapur, construido por Wilkinson Eyre, ha ganado el premio ‘World Building of the Year 2012’ otorgado por el WFA (World Architecture Festival) que se ha celebrado entre el 3 y el 5 de octubre en Singapur (ver resto de premios).

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Un hipódromo ejemplar
04/10/2012

Un hipódromo ejemplar

El País

En una finca de 110 hectáreas de Madrid está una de las piezas clave de la arquitectura e ingeniería del siglo XX, el Hipódromo de la Zarzuela. Pero muy pocos ciudadanos...

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La Universidad  Rône-Alpes gana el concurso Solar Decathlon 2012
01/10/2012

La Universidad Rône-Alpes gana el concurso Solar Decathlon 2012

El Mundo

'Canopea', el prototipo de vivienda solar de la Universidad Rhône Alpes ha sido la propuesta vencedora de la Solar Decathlon Europe 2012, un concurso de arquitectura...

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La deconstrucción del Club Med gana la Bienal Europea del Paisaje
01/10/2012

La deconstrucción del Club Med gana la Bienal Europea del Paisaje

El País

El proyecto de restauración del paraje de Tudela-Culip, al norte del cabo de Creus (Girona), ha ganado la Bienal Europea del Paisaje. En este increíble lugar, geológicamente (ver vídeo)...

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Peter Zumthor, Medalla de Oro del RIBA 2013
27/09/2012

Peter Zumthor, Medalla de Oro del RIBA 2013

Peter Zumthor (Basilea, 1943) es este año el ganador de la Medalla de Oro del RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects), un galardón

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Premio Hannes Meyer para el Museo Moritzburg, de Nieto y Sobejano
18/09/2012

Premio Hannes Meyer para el Museo Moritzburg, de Nieto y Sobejano

El Museo Moritzburg en Halle, de los madrileños Fuensanta Nieto y Enrique Sobejano, ha sido uno de los ganadores del premio Hannes Meyer en su segunda edición, un galardón que otorga la BDA (Asociación...

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El León de Oro será llevado a la Torre de David
17/09/2012

El León de Oro será llevado a la Torre de David

El Universal

El proyecto para recuperar la invadida torre Confinanzas (o torre de David), de la firma Urban Think Tank, fue recientemente reconocido con uno de los premios...

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Henning Larsen, Praemium Imperiale 2012
12/09/2012

Henning Larsen, Praemium Imperiale 2012

Se han anunciado los ganadores de la última edición del Praemium Imperiale, un galardón dotado con 15 millones de yenes —casi 150.000 euros— que la Casa Imperial Japonesa y la Japan Art Association otorgan...

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Studio Mumbai, Premio BSI Swiss 2012
05/09/2012

Studio Mumbai, Premio BSI Swiss 2012

Studio Mumbai, la oficina india fundada en 2005 por Bijoy Jain, ha ganado la tercera edición del BSI Swiss Architectural Award, un premio promovido por la BSI Architectural Foundation, auspiciado por la Oficina Federal de Cultura de Berna y la... [+]
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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.
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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.
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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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