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Sunday, December 16, 2018
Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye Competition
16/11/2018

Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye Competition

The winners to develop the architecture and urban planning concept for a new neighbourhood in Moscow are: Archea Associati (Italy) + ABD Architects (Russia), Nikken Sekkei (Japan) + UNK Project (Russia), and Zaha Hadid Architects (UK) + Pride Architects (Russia)...

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Chicago picks shortlist of architects for $8.5B O’Hare Airport expansion
13/11/2018

Chicago picks shortlist of architects for $8.5B O’Hare Airport expansion

Curbed

Five finalist teams are: Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM), Studio Gang, Santiago Calatrava, Foster+Partners and Fentress Architects...

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Revolution of Dignity Museum in Kiev (Ukraine)
31/07/2018

Revolution of Dignity Museum in Kiev (Ukraine)

The winning project in the competition to build the 30.000-square-meter museum complex in Kiev has just been announced. The jury, chaired by Matthias Sauerbruch, has awarded the first prize to Kleihues + Kleihues (Germany), the second to Burø Architects (Ukraine)...

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Competition to build a new skyscraper in Melbourne
30/07/2018

Competition to build a new skyscraper in Melbourne

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) + Fender Katsalidis Architects, Coop Himmelb(l)au + Architectus, MAD Architects + Elenberg Fraser, MVRDV + Woods Bagot, OMA + Conrad Garget and UNStudio + Cox Architecture are the six teams shortlisted to build a new tower in Melbourne...

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Kemeri National Park Observation Tower Competition
17/07/2018

Kemeri National Park Observation Tower Competition

The jury was impressed by the ‘funambulist landscape’, by Ernesto Urquízar Quesada and María Cervantes Lardón from Spain. Kemeri National Park in western Latvia was established in 1997 to protect 380 square kilometers of land that includes forests...

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University College Dublin International Design Competition Shortlist
03/07/2018

University College Dublin International Design Competition Shortlist

Six teams was selected: Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Studio Libeskind, O’Donnell + Tuomey, Steven Holl Architects, John Ronan Architects y UNStudio...

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Winners of competition for Community Center in Nepal
26/06/2018

Winners of competition for Community Center in Nepal

The French non-profit organization ARCHsharing has announced the winners of its second competition for students and young architects, this time for a community center in a Nepalese vilage, 20 kilometers south of Katmandu. Since the earthquare that shook...

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Bay Book House (BaBH) competition winners
15/06/2018

Bay Book House (BaBH) competition winners

Organized by Arquideas, the Bay Book House (BaBH) San Francisco international competition for students and recent graduates of architecture brought in 78 entries from 25 countries. It involved designing a space for cultural exchange that would serve to activate...

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro win Adelaide Contemporary competition
06/06/2018

Diller Scofidio + Renfro win Adelaide Contemporary competition

The New York practice was chosen ahead of five other teams – including bids led by BIG, Adjaye Associates, David Chipperfield Architects and Office of Ryue Nishizawa – to create a dynamic new art space in Adelaide, Australia...

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Shortlist for Eiffel Tower overhaul
10/05/2018

Shortlist for Eiffel Tower overhaul

París

Four teams including architects Junya Ishigami, Amanda Levete and Carlo Ratti are vying to improve facilities at the Eiffel Tower...

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Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels
16/04/2018

Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is delighted to announce the winners of its competition for a proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels...

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MoMA PS1’s 2018 winner: ‘Hide & Seek’ by Dream the Combine
13/03/2018

MoMA PS1’s 2018 winner: ‘Hide & Seek’ by Dream the Combine

MoMA

The 2018 winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s annual Young Architects Program is ‘Hide & Seek’ by Jennifer Newsom and Tom Carruthers of Dream The Combine...

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Munich Concert Hall Design Competition
05/12/2017

Munich Concert Hall Design Competition

In 2016 the German Federal State of Bavaria organized a competition for two concert halls seating 1,800 and 600, a music school, a restaurant, and offices in Munich’s Eastern neighborhood of Weksviertel, near the Ostbahnhof train station. The aim was to...

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Museum of the Ancient Nile competition winners
22/11/2017

Museum of the Ancient Nile competition winners

Organized by Arquideas for students and recent graduates of architecture, the Museum of the Ancient Nile (MoAN) international competition brought in 264 entries from 44 countries.The objective of this competition consists in conceiving...

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Steven Holl, new offices for Médecins Sans Frontières in Geneva
20/11/2017

Steven Holl, new offices for Médecins Sans Frontières in Geneva

‘Colors of Humanity’ by Steven Holl – in collaboration with Rüssli Architekten – is the winning design in the bid to build a new operational center for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) in Geneva, Switzerland, carrying the day over proposals...

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The Architecture Drawing Prize
02/11/2017

The Architecture Drawing Prize

Memento Mori: A Peckham Hospice Care Home, by Jerome Xin Hao Ng, wins the inaugural Architecture Drawing Prize curated by Make Architects, Sir John Soane's Museum and the World Architecture Festival...

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Norman Foster.Common Futures
19/10/2017

Norman Foster.Common Futures

Luis Fernández-Galiano

Founded in 1985, AV reaches issue 200 a third of a century later. This anniversary coincides with the release of Arquitectura Viva 200...

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Arcaid Images Architectural Photography 2017 Award
18/10/2017

Arcaid Images Architectural Photography 2017 Award

Arcaid Images has revealed the twenty finalists  in this year's Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards. The overall winner will be decided at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin (15-17 November)...

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro to design the new London concert hall
10/10/2017

Diller Scofidio + Renfro to design the new London concert hall

The Guardian

DS+R was chosen from a shortlist of six architectural practices: Foster + Partners, Gehry Partners, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Snøhetta and AL_A...

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Enmedio studio, new Kömmerling offices in Camarma de Esteruelas
21/09/2017

Enmedio studio, new Kömmerling offices in Camarma de Esteruelas

Enmedio Studio (David Moreno and Elena Vilches) have won the competition for the company Kömmerling’s new offices in the industrial park of Camarma de Esteruelas (Madrid). The objective is a building with zero net energy consumption...

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Nouvelle AOM to renovate Monparnasse Tower in Paris
21/09/2017

Nouvelle AOM to renovate Monparnasse Tower in Paris

The French team Nouvelle AOM – composed of the firms Franklin Azzi, Chartier Dalix, and Hardel + Le Bihan – has been selected to renovate the Tour Montparnasse skyscraper in time for the Paris Olympics of 2024. It won the international competition...

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The Chicago contest that led to a skyscraper explosion
18/09/2017

The Chicago contest that led to a skyscraper explosion

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

In 1922, the Chicago Tribune’s owner launched a contest to design a towering new HQ for his paper – and changed high-rises for ever...

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Competition for redevelopment of Vallcarca neighborhood in Barcelona
05/09/2017

Competition for redevelopment of Vallcarca neighborhood in Barcelona

Carles Enrich ha resultado ganador del concurso de ideas convocado por el Ayuntamiento de Barcelona para modificar el Plan General Metropolitano (PGM) Hospital Militar-Vallcarca. La nueva ordenación para este barrio deteriorado del distrito de Gracia...

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Drone footage of LEGO House architecture
01/09/2017

Drone footage of LEGO House architecture

Designed by architect Bjarke Ingels, LEGO House in Billund (Denmark) will open on 28 September. Made from 21 interlocking parts, with an amazing LEGO brick shaped keystone on top...

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SO-IL and Laisné Roussel win Place Mazas (Paris)
08/08/2017

SO-IL and Laisné Roussel win Place Mazas (Paris)

SO-IL

The winners propose a fresh approach to urbanism taking into account both contemporary and historical contexts...

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Announced the winner of Edinburgh’s Ross Pavilion contest
02/08/2017

Announced the winner of Edinburgh’s Ross Pavilion contest

International collaboration led by US-based design practice wHY wins the Ross Pavilion International Design Competition and revitalise West Princes Street Gardens, a public park in the centre of Edinburgh...

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BDP to renovate the Palace of Westminster
21/07/2017

BDP to renovate the Palace of Westminster

GCR

BDP beats Allies & Morrison, Foster + Partners and HOK to UK parliament restoration. The full scope of work includes architecture, civil and structural engineering...

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Winner of Sydney Rehearsal Follies competition
20/07/2017

Winner of Sydney Rehearsal Follies competition

Archmedium

The competition proposes the creation of a new integrated pavilion dedicated to music that complements the scenic purpose of the famous Jørn Utzon´s Sydney Opera.

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‘Public Square’ Wins Driverless Future Challenge
19/07/2017

‘Public Square’ Wins Driverless Future Challenge

“Public Square,” the award-winning entry by FXFOWLE with Sam Schwartz Engineering, provides New York City a way to rethink its streets and reclaim space for pedestrians. The entry was chosen as the winner of The Driverless Future Challenge...

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Shortlist for Barbican's new concert hall in London
13/07/2017

Shortlist for Barbican's new concert hall in London

The Guardian

Frank Gehry, Amanda Levete, Renzo Piano, Norman Foster, Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Snøhetta are in the running for the project...

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New Books
AV Monografías 208 - SOUTO DE MOURA 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 209 - GROUNDSCAPES 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 89 - HERZOG & DE MEURON 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
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.
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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