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Nieto & Sobejano, Alvar Aalto Medal 2015
04/02/2015

Nieto & Sobejano, Alvar Aalto Medal 2015

In a ceremony held at Helsinki City Hall, Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano were handed the Alvar Aalto Medal, an award given by the Alvar Aalto Foundation in conjunction with the Museum of Finnish Architecture, the Finnish Association...

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Pau Sarquellla’s Germans Soler butcher shop receives ‘Bauwelt’ award
20/01/2015

Pau Sarquellla’s Germans Soler butcher shop receives ‘Bauwelt’ award

The  refurbished butcher shop Germans Soler in the Gerona town of Celrá, carried out by Pau Sarquella (Banyoles, 1986), is the recipient of the Das erste Haus prize that the German architecture magazine Bauwelt gives every two years...

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David M. Schwarz, Driehaus Prize 2015
15/01/2015

David M. Schwarz, Driehaus Prize 2015

The New York Times

The 2015 Richard H. Driehaus Prize — which recognizes classic architecture in modern society — has been awarded to David M. Schwarz...

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35 Spanish works among Mies Award 2015 nominees
16/12/2014

35 Spanish works among Mies Award 2015 nominees

The Mies van der Rohe Foundation has released the list of nominees for the 2015 edition of the Mies Award. Of the 420 candidates, 35 are located in Spain…

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Moshe Safdie, 2015 AIA Gold Medal
11/12/2014

Moshe Safdie, 2015 AIA Gold Medal

AIA

The Board of Directors of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) voted today to award the 2015 AIA Gold Medal to Moshe Safdie...

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13th ASCER Ceramic Award, House at Príncipe Real (Lisbon)
02/12/2014

13th ASCER Ceramic Award, House at Príncipe Real (Lisbon)

The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) has announced the winners of the thirteenth Tile of Spain Awards. The jury presided by Emilio Tuñón gave the Architecture prize, coming with 17,000 euros...

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Bosco Verticale in Milan wins the International Highrise Award 2014
01/12/2014

Bosco Verticale in Milan wins the International Highrise Award 2014

The jury of the International Highrise Award (IHP) 2014 resolved unanimously: the residential highrise Bosco Verticale in Milan has won the prize, worth EUR 50,000, for the world’s most innovative highrise. The firm Boeri Studio...

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Juan Navarro Baldeweg, Spanish National Architecture Award 2014
20/11/2014

Juan Navarro Baldeweg, Spanish National Architecture Award 2014

Given previously to Lluís Clotet, Carlos Ferrater, and Oriol Bohigas, among others, by the ministerial department with authority over housing and construction, Spain’s National Award for Architecture this year goes to Juan Navarro Baldeweg....

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Holcim Awards 2014 for Asia Pacific
18/11/2014

Holcim Awards 2014 for Asia Pacific

The announcement in Jakarta of the winners for Asia Pacific wraps up the fourth edition of the Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction, held by regions to acknowledge building projects that give sustainable answers to the technological...

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Restoration of Alvar Aalto's Viipuri Library wins 2014 Modernism Prize
14/11/2014

Restoration of Alvar Aalto's Viipuri Library wins 2014 Modernism Prize

World Monuments Fund

The 2014 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize will be awarded to the Finnish Committee for the Restoration of Viipuri Library with the Central City Alvar Aalto Library...

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Diébédo Francis Kéré, Schelling Architecture Award
13/11/2014

Diébédo Francis Kéré, Schelling Architecture Award

In Karlsruhe, Germany, where the Schelling Architecture Foundation is based, its award-giving ceremony was held with Diébédo Francis Kéré carrying the day over the nother nominees.

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Sydney's One Central Park wins world's best tall building award
11/11/2014

Sydney's One Central Park wins world's best tall building award

The Guardian

A residential building in Sydney has been named the best tall building in the world. One Central Park by French design group Ateliers Jean Nouvel...

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Holcim Awards 2014 for North America
10/11/2014

Holcim Awards 2014 for North America

A ceremony was held in Toronto to celebrate the winning projects in the fourth Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction for North America. For offering efficient and innovative ways of building with attention to environmental and socioeconomic...

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European prizes ‘40 under 40’ 2014
07/11/2014

European prizes ‘40 under 40’ 2014

The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and the Chicago Athenaeum have announced the winners of the Europe 40 under 40 Awards. Eight Spaniards have made it into the list of top European architects and designers under 40 years of age.

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Cruz & Ortiz, CSCAE Gold Medal for Architecture 2014
30/10/2014

Cruz & Ortiz, CSCAE Gold Medal for Architecture 2014

The Spanish Association of Architecture Institutes (CSCAE) has given its Gold Medal of 2014 to Antonio Cruz & Antonio Ortiz. This annual prize goes to individuals and institutions whose paths have done much to highlight ...

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Li Xiaodong wins Moriyama Prize
24/10/2014

Li Xiaodong wins Moriyama Prize

The Globe and Mail

The Moriyama RAIC International Prize awarded $100,000 to the Chinese architect Li Xiaodong for the Liyuan Library at a gala for 350 people at the Aga Khan Museum...

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MCHAP awards for works by Álvaro Siza and Herzog & de Meuron
23/10/2014

MCHAP awards for works by Álvaro Siza and Herzog & de Meuron

The winning works in the inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP), given by the architecture school of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago, have been announced. To adequately give recognition to the best built works in the Americas...

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Holcim Awards 2014 for Africa and Middle East
21/10/2014

Holcim Awards 2014 for Africa and Middle East

Since 2004 the Switzerland-based Holcim Foundation has given recognition to sustainable works which, by addressing technological, environmental, socioeconomic, and cultural aspects of the problems at hand, rise up to...

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Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre wins RIBA Stirling Prize 2014
17/10/2014

Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre wins RIBA Stirling Prize 2014

The Guardian

Parked like a redbrick ocean liner, with its four chimneys poking proudly on to Liverpool’s skyline, the Everyman Theatre, designed by Haworth Tompkins, has won... (Photo gallery)

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Holcim Awards 2014 for Latin America
15/10/2014

Holcim Awards 2014 for Latin America

To foster social and ecological values in the realm of sustainable construction, every three years the Switzerland-based Holcim Foundation gives prizes in different regions: Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa/Middle East, and Asia/Pacific...

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MAYA LIN Recipient of the 21st annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
10/10/2014

MAYA LIN Recipient of the 21st annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize Pdf

Ivorypress is pleased to announce that Maya Lin has been selected among one hundred nominees in the arts as the recipient of the 21st Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, awarded annually to a person ‘who has made an outstanding contribution...

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Maya Lin Wins $300,000 el Dorothy & Lilian Gish Prize
09/10/2014

Maya Lin Wins $300,000 el Dorothy & Lilian Gish Prize

The New York Times

One of the richest prizes in the arts, the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, is being awarded to the artist Maya Lin...

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World Architecture Festival 2014 winners
07/10/2014

World Architecture Festival 2014 winners

In Singapore over three days, 1–3 October, the winners of this year’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) were announced. The World Building of the Year is ‘The Chapel’ community center in Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam), by a21studio...

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Sheila O’Donnell y John Tuomey, RIBA Royal Gold Medal 2015
24/09/2014

Sheila O’Donnell y John Tuomey, RIBA Royal Gold Medal 2015

RIBA

Irish architects Sheila O'Donnell and John Tuomey have been named as the 2015 recipients of the Royal Gold Medal, the world’s most prestigious architecture award...

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Garden cities. Ebenezer good
09/09/2014

Garden cities. Ebenezer good

The Economist

Nothing gets Brits in a tizzy quite like the subject of housing. Politicians and central bankers fret about another crash; NIMBYs, intoxicated by the appreciation...

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Holcim Awards 2014 winners for Europe
05/09/2014

Holcim Awards 2014 winners for Europe

In a ceremony held in Moscow, a jury presided by Jean-Philippe Vassal announced the winners of the latest Holcim Awards for Europe. Every three years and by regions – Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa-Middle East, and Asia-Pacific...

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Solar Decathlon Europe 2014
21/07/2014

Solar Decathlon Europe 2014

For the third edition of the biennial competition Solar Decathlon Europe (SDE), twenty houses presented by universities in Europe, Asia, and America were displayed in the French city of Versailles. With the aim of demonstrating the solar energy...

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Shard leads Olympics Aquatic Centre in race for the Stirling prize
17/07/2014

Shard leads Olympics Aquatic Centre in race for the Stirling prize

The Guardian

Other contenders for architecture award include Birmingham library, Everyman theatre in Liverpool and LSE student centre...

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Steven Holl, Praemium Imperiale 2014
16/07/2014

Steven Holl, Praemium Imperiale 2014

Coming with an endowment of 15 million yen (almost 109,000 euros), the Praemium Imperiale of the Japan Art Association has since 1989 been given yearly to five artists in five fields: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Music, and Film/Theater...

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Cooking School by Sol89, Grand Prix Philippe Rotthier
09/07/2014

Cooking School by Sol89, Grand Prix Philippe Rotthier

A work of the Sevillian studio Sol89, with María González and Juan López de la Cruz at the helm, a cooking school in Medina Sidonia – a municipality in the Spanish province of Cádiz – is the winner of the Grand Prix Philippe Rotthier...

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AV Monografías 206 - LAN 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 203 - SILICON VALLEY 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 85 - LACATON & VASSAL 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.
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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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