Arquitectura Viva
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Grieving and Going Forward: How Zaha Hadid’s Firm Plans to Move On
21/04/2016

Grieving and Going Forward: How Zaha Hadid’s Firm Plans to Move On

The New York Times

Patrik Schumacher, the thoughtful German who worked alongside Ms. Hadid for 28 years and was her senior partner, must step forward to give the firm a new identity while honoring...

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The 100 Most Influential People: Bjarke Ingels. Highflyer of skylines
21/04/2016

The 100 Most Influential People: Bjarke Ingels. Highflyer of skylines

Time / Rem Koolhaas

Contrary to many, maybe including himself, I do not consider Bjarke Ingels the reincarnation of this or that architect from the past. On the contrary, he is the embodiment...

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The Absurd Primacy of the Automobile in American Life
20/04/2016

The Absurd Primacy of the Automobile in American Life

The Atlantic

Considering the constant fatalities, rampant pollution, and exorbitant costs of ownership, there is no better word to characterize the car’s dominance than insane...

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Glenn Murcutt to chair Pritzker Prize jury
19/04/2016

Glenn Murcutt to chair Pritzker Prize jury

UNSW Australia

Current chairman Lord Peter Palumbo announced that Murcutt will succeed him at the ceremony to honour the 2016 Pritzker Prize Laureate Alejandro Aravena...

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Every shot Kobe Bryant ever took
18/04/2016

Every shot Kobe Bryant ever took

Los Angeles Times

Kobe Bryant's 30,699th and final field goal came from 19 feet with 31 seconds left against the Utah Jazz. During his 20 years with the Lakers...

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How Urban Parks Are Bringing Nature Close to Home
08/04/2016

How Urban Parks Are Bringing Nature Close to Home

National Geographic

Reclaimed wastelands, centuries-old green spaces, and creative waterways offer quick escapes...

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Alejandro Aravena’s projects at the disposal of refugees
06/04/2016

Alejandro Aravena’s projects at the disposal of refugees

In a press conference, Aravena announced the publication on the Internet of his social housing projects, for use in the addressing of the problem of refugee camps.

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Norman Foster Tribute to Zaha Hadid
01/04/2016

Norman Foster Tribute to Zaha Hadid

I am devastated by the news of the loss of Zaha Hadid and cannot comprehend the enormity of her passing away.  I became very close to her as a friend and colleague in parallel with my deep respect for her as an architect of immense...

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Forgotten Lessons From a 1970s Fight Against Gentrification
31/03/2016

Forgotten Lessons From a 1970s Fight Against Gentrification

Citylab

How a decades-old tenant battle in Washington, D.C.'s Adams Morgan neighborhood is still shaping the city today...

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Shukhov Tower in Moscow Placed on Monuments Watch List
31/03/2016

Shukhov Tower in Moscow Placed on Monuments Watch List

The New York Times

The Shukhov Tower, a 1920s broadcast transmission tower in Moscow that is a landmark of modernist structural engineering...

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Current design of New Zealand flag wins the referendum
30/03/2016

Current design of New Zealand flag wins the referendum

Stuff

The British ensign proved to be the victor with no real change in votes from the preliminary results...

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The birth of Baghdad was a landmark for world civilisation
30/03/2016

The birth of Baghdad was a landmark for world civilisation

The Guardian

The foundation of al-Mansur’s ‘Round City’ in 762 was a glorious milestone in the history of urban design...

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Bjarke Ingels, the current star of the world's architectural scene
22/03/2016

Bjarke Ingels, the current star of the world's architectural scene

CBS News

Handling over 60 major projects including the Googleplex and Two World Trade Center, Bjarke Ingels...

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Zaha Hadid Designs for Georg Jensen
22/03/2016

Zaha Hadid Designs for Georg Jensen

The New York Times

Zaha Hadid, the Iraqi-British architect, has joined with the Danish brand Georg Jensen on a line of rings and cuff bracelets rendered in sterling silver and black rhodium-plated silver... 

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Norway Will Spend Almost $1 Billion on New Bike Highways
17/03/2016

Norway Will Spend Almost $1 Billion on New Bike Highways

Citylab

Norway has just announced a new tool in its fight against transit emissions: a new network of bike highways...

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Spain's concrete castle: a case of accidental genius?
14/03/2016

Spain's concrete castle: a case of accidental genius?

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

The Frankenstein-like new face of Matrera fortress has upset heritage watchdogs, but restores the clout its Moorish creators originally intended...

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Deborah Berke, on developing a taste for minimalism in the suburbs
10/03/2016

Deborah Berke, on developing a taste for minimalism in the suburbs

Curbed

My childhood bedroom, in Queens, New York—at least until we moved out of that house when I was about eight—had a plasterwork circle on the ceiling of nymphs...

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Banksy unmasked? Scientists use maths and criminology to map artist's identity
08/03/2016

Banksy unmasked? Scientists use maths and criminology to map artist's identity

The Guardian

British academics have used geographic profiling in a study which backs up a theory...

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‘Non’ to museum extension designed by Jean Nouvel
07/03/2016

‘Non’ to museum extension designed by Jean Nouvel

The Art Newspaper

The people of Geneva have narrowly rejected a controversial plan to extend and renovate the city’s Musée d’Art et d’Histoire by the French architect Jean Nouvel...

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Can an artist ever really own a colour?
04/03/2016

Can an artist ever really own a colour?

The Guardian

Anish Kapoor has the exclusive rights to paint using Vantablack, the blackest black that has ever existed – but other artists are keen to use it...

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Rem Koolhaas talks to Kunlé Adeyemi
03/03/2016

Rem Koolhaas talks to Kunlé Adeyemi

The Guardian

In 1997 two architects set out to rethink Lagos, an African megacity that had been largely abandoned by the state...

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RIBA International Fellowships 2016
03/03/2016

RIBA International Fellowships 2016

The Royal Institute of British Architects recently held its annual ceremony to welcome its latest foreign members. The RIBA International Fellowships are given in recognition of non-UK architects who have contributed significantly...

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Tempelhof Airport Reprises Role for Refugees
02/03/2016

Tempelhof Airport Reprises Role for Refugees

The New York Times

The Prussians once paraded on the grounds that are now Tempelhof. Then, in the 1930s, the architect Ernst Sagebiel conceived the site as a gigantic entrance to Hitler’s...

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Inside the Louise Bourgeois House
01/03/2016

Inside the Louise Bourgeois House

The New York Times

The Easton Foundation has opened to small arts-related groups the recessed, cluttered Chelsea townhouse that was occupied by Louise Bourgeois...

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The Met Explains Its Controversial New Logo
26/02/2016

The Met Explains Its Controversial New Logo

Wired

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has a new logo, and people have opinions on it. It’s a red web of bright red capital letters that form...

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China Moves to Halt ‘Weird’ Architecture
25/02/2016

China Moves to Halt ‘Weird’ Architecture

The New York Times

China is home to at least 10 White Houses, three Arcs de Triomphe and one Eiffel Tower. But 2016 might signal the end for China’s more grandiose architecture...

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Norman Foster makes site visit to his Maggie's Centre
24/02/2016

Norman Foster makes site visit to his Maggie's Centre

Manchester Evening News

Manchester-born Norman Foster hopes his project  will be a refuge for Manchester families affected by cancer...

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Balthazar Korab and Eero Saarinen
22/02/2016

Balthazar Korab and Eero Saarinen

Citylab

A Hungarian photographer and Finnish architect made midcentury America look its best. Standing face-to-face with an Eero Saarinen structure, it’s hard to feel...

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Does a pretty office make a productive workforce?
15/02/2016

Does a pretty office make a productive workforce?

The Guardian

Offices with scenic views, as well as high-quality indoor environments, could help employees become more productive, research suggests...

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Mapping the Terrorist Threat to Middle Eastern Architecture
04/02/2016

Mapping the Terrorist Threat to Middle Eastern Architecture

Citylab

Last week, ISIS razed the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq. The St. Elijah monastery was 1,400 years old and stood in the South of Mosul...

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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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