Arquitectura Viva
Thursday, November 14, 2019
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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Winners of the 2014 FAD Awards
04/07/2014

Winners of the 2014 FAD Awards

A total of 381 entries competed in the various categories of the 56th edition of the FAD arts and design awards. The project ‘Assisted pedestrian route from the city center to Saint George’s Castle’, carried out by João Pedro Falcão de Campos to connect the high...

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Winners of Cosentino Design Challenge 8
01/07/2014

Winners of Cosentino Design Challenge 8

The results of the eighth Cosentino Design Challenge have been announced. This international competition for students promotes research into layout of spaces, materials, and building systems. From out of 212 entries submitted...

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Winners of the first Otis Prizes
27/06/2014

Winners of the first Otis Prizes

The recent 'Necessary Architecture' congress in Pamplona included the awarding of the first Otis Prizes, sponsored by the elevator and escalator manufacturer Zardoya Otis and organized by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad.

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Ieoh Ming Pei UIA, Gold Medal 2014
09/06/2014

Ieoh Ming Pei UIA, Gold Medal 2014

UIA

In 2014, the International Union of Architects (UIA) will award its Gold Medal to the Chinese born American architect, Ieoh Ming Pei...

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Nominated for the Schelling Architecture Prize
06/06/2014

Nominated for the Schelling Architecture Prize

Every two years the Schelling Architecture Foundation distinguishes the work of architects who have contributed significantly to the discipline. For 2014 its Theory Prize goes to Juhani Pallasmaa...

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José María Sánchez García, winner of the BSI Swiss Architectural Award
02/06/2014

José María Sánchez García, winner of the BSI Swiss Architectural Award

The Extremaduran José María Sánchez García was announced the winner of the fourth BSI Swiss Architectural Award, a distinction given by the BSI Architectural Foundation, co-sponsored by...

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Phyllis Lambert Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement
21/05/2014

Phyllis Lambert Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

Bienal de Venecia

Phyllis Lambert has been chosen to be the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition ‘Fundamentals’...

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Architectural League Prize 2014
28/04/2014

Architectural League Prize 2014

The Architectural League de Nueva York has announced the winners of its award for 2014, six practices with proposals revolving around the theme 'Overlay'. The prize annually distinguishes the work of young architects and designers.

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Cruz & Ortiz distinguished for Rijksmuseum renovation
15/04/2014

Cruz & Ortiz distinguished for Rijksmuseum renovation

Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz will be inducted as Knights of the Royal Order of the Netherlands Lion. The prestigious distinction, bestowed by King Willem-Alexander, is given to figures who stand out for their contribution to Dutch society...

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Massimo Scolari, Arnold W. Brunner Prize 2014
01/04/2014

Massimo Scolari, Arnold W. Brunner Prize 2014

The American Academy of Arts and Letters has honored Massimo Scolari with the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize. Since 1955 the prestigious institution has been giving this annual award to architects who have made a significant contribution...

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Luis Fernández-Galiano honoured by the RIBA
06/03/2014

Luis Fernández-Galiano honoured by the RIBA

Luis Fernández-Galiano was inducted as an International Fellow by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in its 2014 awards.

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Spanish Architects Honoured by the RIBA
27/02/2014

Spanish Architects Honoured by the RIBA

The Madrid School of Architecture professors Luis Fernández-Galiano and Alberto Campo Baeza, along with the publishers Fernando Márquez and Richard Levene, officially became International Fellows of the Royal Institute of British Architects...

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ASCER Tile of Spain Award, remodeling work by Pol Femenias in Barcelona
16/01/2014

ASCER Tile of Spain Award, remodeling work by Pol Femenias in Barcelona

In the 12th ASCER Tile of Spain Awards given by the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association, the winner in the Architecture section is an urban intervention carried out by Pol Femenias: the remodeling work on Riera de la Salut...

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Kenneth Frampton wins <br>Lifetime Achievement Award
20/12/2013

Kenneth Frampton wins <br>Lifetime Achievement Award

Lisbon Architecture Triennale

Kenneth Frampton wins Lisbon Triennale Millennium BCP Lifetime Achievement Award. The jury's award, composed by Beatrice Galilee, Gonçalo Byrne, William Wisnik...

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Julia Morgan, 2014 AIA Gold Medal
13/12/2013

Julia Morgan, 2014 AIA Gold Medal

AIA

The American Institute of Architects Board of Directors posthumously awarded the AIA Gold Medal to Julia Morgan, FAIA, the early 20th-century architect whose...

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Results EUROPAN 12
13/12/2013

Results EUROPAN 12

The 13 juries for the 12th session of EUROPAN have made their choice amongst the 1,762 projects submitted for the competition on 51 sites in 16 different European countries. The winning teams are officially announced on December 13th...

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Design Vanguard Architects 2013
12/12/2013

Design Vanguard Architects 2013

Architectural Record

Hailing from Europe, North America, and Asia, this year’s roster of emerging firms represent diverse backgrounds and attitudes toward design and the profession...

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Arcaid Awards 2013, Architectural Photography
29/11/2013

Arcaid Awards 2013, Architectural Photography

In the Arcaid Awards of 2013, the jury – Zaha Hadid, Ivan Harbour, Catherine Slessor, Eva Jiricna, and Graham Stirk – has selected two images from sixteen finalists and four categoriers: by Ken Schluchtmann (Overall Winner) and Duccio Malagamba (Overall Runner-up). 

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CCTV Headquarters Named Best Tall Building Worldwide
11/11/2013

CCTV Headquarters Named Best Tall Building Worldwide

CTBUH

As part of a nearly year-long selection process, the Awards Jury selected CCTV Headquarters as the Best Tall Building Worldwide...

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2013 Jencks Award Benedetta Tagliabue
16/10/2013

2013 Jencks Award Benedetta Tagliabue

RIBA

The annual Jencks Award is given to an individual, or practice, that has recently made a major contribution internationally to both the theory and practice of architecture. This year's winner...

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WAF: Auckland Art Gallery by FJMT and Archimedia, Building of the Year
08/10/2013

WAF: Auckland Art Gallery by FJMT and Archimedia, Building of the Year

At the World Architecture Festival (WFA) held from 2 to 4 October in Singapore, the World Building of the Year 2013 award went to the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, built by Francis-Jones Morehen Thor (FJMT) and Archimedia (see other awards).

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Winners of RIBA’s Stirling and Lubetkin prizes for 2013
27/09/2013

Winners of RIBA’s Stirling and Lubetkin prizes for 2013

The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the 2013 winners of its annual awards for buildings that UK architects have completed abroad: in Europe (the Stirling) and outside the continent (Lubetkin). The Stirling Prize went to the reconstruction...

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Luis Fernández-Galiano, RIBA International Fellow
18/09/2013

Luis Fernández-Galiano, RIBA International Fellow

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has confered Luis Fernández-Galiano a RIBA International Fellowship. With this distinction the British institution rewards the particular contributions...

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Joseph Rykwert, 2014 RIBA Royal Gold Medal
18/09/2013

Joseph Rykwert, 2014 RIBA Royal Gold Medal

RIBA

At 87, the architectural critic, historian and writer Joseph Rykwert has been named as the recipient of the 2014 RIBA Royal Gold Medal.

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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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