Arquitectura Viva
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
History and Counter-History of Italian Architecture 1944-2000
24/04/2018

History and Counter-History of Italian Architecture 1944-2000

MAXXI is devoting an exhibition produced in collaboration with the Fondazione Bruno Zevi to the great historian, lecturer, critic, politician and designer and to the modern and contemporary Italian architecture he supported and promoted through his work...

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Dominique Perrault. National Library of France
23/04/2018

Dominique Perrault. National Library of France

In line with the 20th anniversary of the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF), one of the most important public works of contemporary French architecture, Dominique Perrault has mounted an exhibition about its design. In 1989, at just 36 years of age...

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Matt Mullican, ‘The Feeling of Things’
21/04/2018

Matt Mullican, ‘The Feeling of Things’

HangarBicocca

“The Feeling of Things” is the most extensive exhibition in Italy by Matt Mullican (born in 1951 in Santa Monica, California) and his major retrospective ever...

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Lecture | Architecture on Stage: Norman Foster
20/04/2018

Lecture | Architecture on Stage: Norman Foster

Norman Foster addressed at the Barbican Centre in London the challenges of urbanisation and sustainability, looking at how a philosophy of ‘doing more with less’ can help generate design solutions. Foster used examples from around the world and discussed...

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Coachella Art Installations
20/04/2018

Coachella Art Installations

artnet

Ambitious mega-installations have become the backdrop of the famed Southern Californian festival music festival...

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See brutalist buildings in the moment of destruction
18/04/2018

See brutalist buildings in the moment of destruction

Curbed

A new exhibit at Pinkcomma gallery in Boston captures concrete architecture in the moment of its demise...

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61st World Press Photo Contest
14/04/2018

61st World Press Photo Contest

View the entire collection of winning images from the 61st World Press Photo Contest. They were selected from 73,044 images taken by 4,548 photographers from 125 different countries. José Víctor Salazar Balza (28) catches fire amid violent clashes...

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DJI Drone Photography Award
12/04/2018

DJI Drone Photography Award

British Journal of Photography

Until 18 April 2018, theprintspace gallery in east London will showcase two new bodies of work by DJI Drone Photography Award winners Tom Hegen and Markel Redondo...

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Junya Ishigami: 'I want to make the sky'
11/04/2018

Junya Ishigami: 'I want to make the sky'

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

The exhibition ‘Junya Ishigami: Freeing Architecture’ is at the Fondation Cartier, Paris, until 10 June...

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Massive Ancient Drawings Found in Peruvian Desert
10/04/2018

Massive Ancient Drawings Found in Peruvian Desert

National Geographic

Armed with satellites and drones, archaeologists discover new Nasca lines and dozens of other enigmatic geoglyphs carved into the earth...

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Monet & Architecture
09/04/2018

Monet & Architecture

The Guardian / Jonathan Jones

He is known as a joyful painter of lilies and picnics. But this thrilling show at The National Gallery, London, recasts Monet as an artist aghast as the world hurtled towards calamity...

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‘Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture’
04/04/2018

‘Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture’

The Wall Street Journal

This exhibition at the Parrish Art Museum is about the many ways that a camera can turn pile-driven structures of concrete and metal into cloudy symbols of high romance...

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Activists protest french oil giant’s sponsorship of the Louvre
30/03/2018

Activists protest french oil giant’s sponsorship of the Louvre

Hyperallergic

More than a dozen demonstrators entered the Louvre museum in Paris and laid down in front of Theodore Géricault’s iconic oil painting The Raft of Medusa, in protest of the company Total...

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Construction of the Tallest Statue in the World
29/03/2018

Construction of the Tallest Statue in the World

MGA&D is responsible for design and construction oversight of what will be, when completed, the tallest statue in the world. The 182 meter tall Statue of Unity is being built at the Sadhu-Bet Island (India)...

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Adolf Loos, on Print and on Trial
28/03/2018

Adolf Loos, on Print and on Trial

Luis Fernández-Galiano

The Loos enigma begins to unravel. A new generation of historians is throwing light on the darkest corners of an architect who half a century ago was famously described...

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Paco Gómez Archive: The Poetic Instant and the Architectural Image
23/03/2018

Paco Gómez Archive: The Poetic Instant and the Architectural Image

On view through 17 June at the Foto Colectania Foundation in Barcelona is 'Paco Gómez: The Poetic Instant and the Architectural Image,' curated by Alberto Martín. The exhibition presents four decades of the career of Francisco Gómez...

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Chunk of London housing estate to star at architecture festival
23/03/2018

Chunk of London housing estate to star at architecture festival

The Guardian

Eight-tonne fragment of Robin Hood Gardens to be reassembled at Venice Architecture Biennale...

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A work by Banksy in Manhattan protests the imprisonment of Zehra Dogan
22/03/2018

A work by Banksy in Manhattan protests the imprisonment of Zehra Dogan

The New York Times

The corner of Houston Street and the Bowery has been home to murals by some of the world’s most renowned street artists, from Keith Haring to Os Gêmeos to JR...

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Cities, deconstructed: Hatakeyama's offbeat urban visions
21/03/2018

Cities, deconstructed: Hatakeyama's offbeat urban visions

The Guardian

For 30 years, Japanese photographer Naoya Hatakeyama has probed the intimate lives of cities – from the quarries where they are...

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Ramón y Cajal deserves a place next to Michelangelo and Leonardo
20/03/2018

Ramón y Cajal deserves a place next to Michelangelo and Leonardo

Vulture

Santiago Ramón y Cajal is one of a kind in more ways than one. He is the only Nobel Prize winner in history — in physiology and medicine, 1906 — to also be a truly great artist...

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After the tsunami: Japan's sea walls
13/03/2018

After the tsunami: Japan's sea walls

The Guardian

Seven years on from the earthquake and tsunami, residents on the north-east coast have rebuilt their lives alongside huge sea walls that should protect them if another disaster strikes...

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‘Transmaterial Politics’. Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation
09/03/2018

‘Transmaterial Politics’. Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation

This exhibition at Tabacalera Madrid, curated by Ariadna Cantis, with texts by Felicity Scott and Ignacio G. Galán, proposed to rethink plurality and the management of difference in contemporary techno-societies from four conceptual frameworks...

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The History of Barcelona, in 26 Interactive Maps
08/03/2018

The History of Barcelona, in 26 Interactive Maps

CityLab

This is a new interactive mapping project tracking the history of Barcelona region from 150 A.D. to 2010, created by an urban-planning and data-viz collective called 300.000 Km/s...

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Seaside Pays Tribute to Vincent Scully with Massive Mural
08/03/2018

Seaside Pays Tribute to Vincent Scully with Massive Mural

SoWal

The Town of Seaside and street artist Andrew Pisacane (aka Gaia) are paying tribute to historian and educator of art and architecture Vincent Scully...

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Ricardo Aroca’s meetings
05/03/2018

Ricardo Aroca’s meetings

From 8 to 18 March the Pavilion de Madrid is hosting an exhibition of pen drawings done by Ricardo Aroca during meetings he attended from 1983 to 2016. Since 1964 Aroca has combined architectural practice with duties at the Madrid School of Architecture...

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Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, at Museo ICO in Madrid
26/02/2018

Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, at Museo ICO in Madrid

On view through 6 May at Museo ICO is ‘Joaquín Vaquero Palacios: The Beauty of the Huge, 1954-1980,’ an exhibition on an architect, painter, and sculptor who turned hydroelectric power plants into large-scale total works of art through a global creative process...

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Academy of Arts features on new £5 crown coin
24/02/2018

Academy of Arts features on new £5 crown coin

The Royal Mint have launched a new crown coin which is in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts. The design was created from an original engraving by Sir David Chipperfield RA, who is also the architect transforming the Royal Academy...

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Abstract structural photography by Nikola Olic
23/02/2018

Abstract structural photography by Nikola Olic

Nikola Olic is a photographer living and working in Dallas (Texas) focusing on architectural photography and abstract structural quotes that reimagine their subjects in playful, dimensionless and disorienting ways...

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Christo to Build Floating Structure in London’s Hyde Park
17/02/2018

Christo to Build Floating Structure in London’s Hyde Park

The New York Times

Christo has long been interested in mastabas, trapezoidal structures that originated in Mesopotamia. He designed a Texas mastaba in 1975, for example...

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Leandro Erlich at Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche
16/02/2018

Leandro Erlich at Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche

The work by the visual artist-cum-illusionist – entitled “Sous le Ciel”, or “Under the Sky” – challenges perceptions of time and space and invites visitors to alter the way they perceive reality. After Ai Weiwei in January 2016 and Chiharu Shiota in January 2017...

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