Arquitectura Viva
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Hilla Becher (1934-2015)
15/10/2015

Hilla Becher (1934-2015)

Time

Hilla Becher, along with her husband Bernd, influenced countless photographers and artists. Known for their typologic series on water towers, which they captured with a...

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Carl E. Schorske, 100, Dies
06/10/2015

Carl E. Schorske, 100, Dies

The New York Times

Leading US historian who won the Pulitzer prize in 1981 for his book Fin-de-siècle Vienna: Politics and Culture...

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James Gowan obituary
25/06/2015

James Gowan obituary

The Guardian

Architect in seven-year partnership with James Stirling that included the first postmodern building in Britain...

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Françoise-Hélène Jourda est morte
04/06/2015

Françoise-Hélène Jourda est morte

Le Monde

L’architecte Françoise-Hélène Jourda, une des premières à militer en France pour la prise en compte de l’écologie dans la construction, est décédée à Paris...

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Jacob Jensen, Designer in Danish Modern Style, Dies at 89
22/05/2015

Jacob Jensen, Designer in Danish Modern Style, Dies at 89

The New York Times

Jacob Jensen, an industrial designer whose sleek minimalism exemplified the style known as Danish modern, most notably with the...

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Jon Jerde, Architect of Merging Visions, Dies at 75
27/03/2015

Jon Jerde, Architect of Merging Visions, Dies at 75

The New York Times
Jon Jerde, an architect whose designs seized on the human yen to shop, merging the mall and downtown, commercial and public space, and faux environments...
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Michael Graves (1934-2015)
13/03/2015

Michael Graves (1934-2015)

The New York Times

Michael Graves, one of the most prominent and prolific American architects of the latter 20th century, who designed more than 350 buildings around the world but...

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Pritzker Prize for Frei Otto Is Announced After His Death
12/03/2015

Pritzker Prize for Frei Otto Is Announced After His Death

The New York Times

In an announcement abruptly moved up after his death, the German architect Frei Otto on Tuesday was named the winner of the Pritzker Prize in recognition of his airy tentlike...

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Architect Frei Otto named Pritzker prize winner one day after his death
11/03/2015

Architect Frei Otto named Pritzker prize winner one day after his death

The Guardian

German architect who designed the tented roof of Munich’s Olympic Stadium learned of award shortly before he died at age 89...

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Michel Corajoud (1937-2014)
06/11/2014

Michel Corajoud (1937-2014)

The French landscape architect Michel Corajoud has died at the age of 77. Born in Annecy, Corajoud from the start of his career firmly believed in the need to understand the city before acting on urban spaces...

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René Burri, Photographer of Picasso and Che Guevara, Dead at 81
21/10/2014

René Burri, Photographer of Picasso and Che Guevara, Dead at 81

Time

Magnum photographer René Burri has died aged 81. Burri — who began working with Magnum as an associate in 1955 before becoming a full member in 1959...

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Sir Peter Hall, a champion of cities, died on July 30th, aged 82
08/08/2014

Sir Peter Hall, a champion of cities, died on July 30th, aged 82

The Economist

ONE of Peter Hall’s earliest memories was being lifted above a wall by his father so that he could see a London Underground train come rattling out of a tunnel. In 193...

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Harun Farocki, Filmmaker of Modern Life, Dies at 70
05/08/2014

Harun Farocki, Filmmaker of Modern Life, Dies at 70

The New York Times

Harun Farocki, an avant-garde German filmmaker and video artist whose work examined the ways images are used to inform, instruct, persuade and propagandize...

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Massimo Vignelli (1931-2014)
02/06/2014

Massimo Vignelli (1931-2014)

The Guardian

The greatest achievement of the designer Massimo Vignelli, who has died aged 83, was to give America a modern look. With its citrus fruit-salad of colour...

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João da Gama Filgueiras Lima (1932-2014)
23/05/2014

João da Gama Filgueiras Lima (1932-2014)

The Brazilian architect João da Gama Filgueiras Lima has died of prostate cancer at the age of 82. Lelé, as he was called, was born in 1932 in the Encantado neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, the city where he studied architecture...

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Rafael Aburto (1913-2014)
10/03/2014

Rafael Aburto (1913-2014)

Iñaki Bergera

Last 13 November 2013, shortly after turning 100 years old, it was lucidly and with the same humility and detachment towards...

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Nancy Holt, Outdoor Artist, Dies at 75
20/02/2014

Nancy Holt, Outdoor Artist, Dies at 75

The New York Times

Nancy Holt, a pioneer in the land-art movement of the 1960s and ’70s and the creator of one of the era’s most poetic works — “Sun Tunnels,” four huge concrete...

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Kathryn Findlay (1953-2014)
14/01/2014

Kathryn Findlay (1953-2014)

The co-founder of Ushida Findlay Architects has succumbed to a brain tumor at the age of 60. After graduating from the Architectural Association in London, Kathryn Findlay went to Japan and lived there for two decades...

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Paul Reichmann (1930-2013)
25/11/2013

Paul Reichmann (1930-2013)

The Telegraph

Paul Reichmann , the Canadian tycoon, who has died aged 83, transformed the skyline and economy of London’s Docklands as the creator of Canary Wharf...

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Anca Petrescu (1949-2013)
13/11/2013

Anca Petrescu (1949-2013)

The Telegraph

Anca Petrescu was the architect who designed the People's Palace - Nicolae Ceausescu’s monstrous monument to totalitarian kitsch...

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Arthur C. Danto (1924-2013)
05/11/2013

Arthur C. Danto (1924-2013)

Eduardo Prieto

Not long ago, just a century, beauty was still unanimously considered the gauge for art. Today the art world considers it a fetish, when not an offense...

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Sir Anthony Caro dies aged 89
25/10/2013

Sir Anthony Caro dies aged 89

The Guardian

The sculptor Sir Anthony Caro, regarded as one of the leading artists of his generation and represented in museum collections all over the world, has died...

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Christian De Groote dies
24/09/2013

Christian De Groote dies

The Chilean architect and critic Christian De Groote has passed away at the age of 82. Born in Valdivia in 1931, he studied architecture at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and the Illinois Institute of Technology....

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Walter De Maria, 1935-2013
30/07/2013

Walter De Maria, 1935-2013

The Californian artist Walter De Maria passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 77. The cause of death was a stroke suffered two months ago. Born in Albany in 1935, De Maria studied history and art at...

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Stage designer Mark Fisher died
17/07/2013

Stage designer Mark Fisher died

Mark Fisher, the British creator of spectacular stage setups for groups like the Rolling Stones, AC/DC and Pink Floyd, died recently in Hamstead at the age of 66.

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Henning Larsen dies
24/06/2013

Henning Larsen dies

One of the most prolific Danish architects of the past decades passed away at the age of 87 in his Copenhagen home. Born in 1925, Larsen began his career working with Arne Jacobsen and Jørn Utzon. In 1959 he set up his own practice in the Danish capital ...

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Pedro Ramirez Vazquez dies at 94; architect changed the face...
18/04/2013

Pedro Ramirez Vazquez dies at 94; architect changed the face...

Los Angeles Times

Pedro Ramirez Vazquez, an architect who changed the face of Mexico City by designing a number of landmark modernist structures, died on Tuesday, his 94th birthday...

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Arquitect Clorindo Testa dies
11/04/2013

Arquitect Clorindo Testa dies

Buenos Aires Herald

Arquitect and artist Clorindo Testa died today in Buenos Aires at 89 years old, his family reported. The Italian-Argentine architect graduated from... (Photo: Mariana Ruddock)

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Paolo Soleri, who pioneered Arcosanti in Arizona, dies at 93
10/04/2013

Paolo Soleri, who pioneered Arcosanti in Arizona, dies at 93

Arizona Daily Star

Italian-born architect Paolo Soleri, who began building a futuristic community called Arcosanti north of Phoenix more than 40 years ago but never completed it, died...

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Roberto Segre Dies
11/03/2013

Roberto Segre Dies

The architect and critic Roberto Segre has passed away at age 78, in the Brazilian city of Niterói, after a motorcycle hit-and-run. Born in Milan in 1934, he studied architecture at the University of Buenos Aires and earned doctorates...

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New Books
AV Monografías 207 - BATLLE i ROIG 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 207 - MORE CITY 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 87 - E2A 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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