Arquitectura Viva
Friday, April 28, 2017
John Pawson wins the 2017 Isamu Noguchi award
18/04/2017

John Pawson wins the 2017 Isamu Noguchi award

The Noguchi Museum

Each May The Noguchi Museum in Long Island City, New York, hosts its annual benefit and Isamu Noguchi Award presentation...

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Diébédo Francis Kéré, Arnold W. Brunner Prize 2017
30/03/2017

Diébédo Francis Kéré, Arnold W. Brunner Prize 2017

The  American Academy of Arts and Letters has awarded the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize to Diébédo Francis Kéré. Since 1955 the prestigious U.S. institution has annually given it in recognition of significant contributions to...

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RAIC names recipient of 2017 emerging architectural practice award
17/03/2017

RAIC names recipient of 2017 emerging architectural practice award

RAIC

D’Arcy Jones Architecture (DJA), a Vancouver firm known for thoughtful, efficient and modern design, in both renovations and new buildings, is the recipient of the 2017...

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Pedro Pitarch wins Steedman Fellowship
13/03/2017

Pedro Pitarch wins Steedman Fellowship

Washington University in St. Louis

The $50,000 award, which is granted on the basis of applicants’ proposals, supports international travel for research. It is one of the largest such fellowships...

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AIANY's Annual Design Awards
10/03/2017

AIANY's Annual Design Awards

Curbed

Each year, the AIA New York Design Awards celebrates some of the country’s most notable and ambitious projects in architecture, interior design, and urban planning...

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Farrell and McNamara, Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal
08/03/2017

Farrell and McNamara, Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal

University of Virginia

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara are the directors of Grafton Architects, established in 1978. Both are graduates of University College Dublin, fellows of the Royal Institute...

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Two dwellings in Oropesa by Paredes Pedrosa, ASCER Tile of Spain Award
06/03/2017

Two dwellings in Oropesa by Paredes Pedrosa, ASCER Tile of Spain Award

In the context of the Cevisama fair held in Valencia from 20 to 24 February, the winners of the 15th ASCER (Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association) awards were handed their prizes. The jury, presided by Gonçalo Byrne and including Iñaqui Carnicero...

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Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramón Vilalta, Pritzker Prize 2017
01/03/2017

Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramón Vilalta, Pritzker Prize 2017

Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramón Vilalta are the winners of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the Hyatt Foundation announced today. The award is presented yearly since 1979; it is the second time in its history that it goes to Spanish architects...

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Five shortlisted for Mies van der Rohe Prize 2017
15/02/2017

Five shortlisted for Mies van der Rohe Prize 2017

Fundación Mies van der Rohe

The European Commission and the Mies van der Rohe Foundation have announced the five works  -- selected out of 356 – that are vying for the Mies 2017.

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Why Ikea's flatpack refugee shelter won design of the year
30/01/2017

Why Ikea's flatpack refugee shelter won design of the year

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

Ikea’s solar-powered Better Shelter has just been crowned Beazley design of the year 2016 by London’s Design Museum...

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40 works selected for Mies Award 2017
30/01/2017

40 works selected for Mies Award 2017

Fundación Mies van der Rohe

The works selected to vie for the Mies Award of 2017 have been announced. Three of them are located in Spain. The awarding ceremony will be held on 26 May.

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Spanish works among nominees to Mies Award 2017
23/12/2016

Spanish works among nominees to Mies Award 2017

Among 356 works vying for the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award are 38 built in Spain and another 3 carried out in Montpellier and Torún by Spanish practices.

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Mario Corea wins architectural career award
15/12/2016

Mario Corea wins architectural career award

The national arts fund (FNA) of Argentina’s culture ministry has honored Mario Corea (Rosario, 1939) with its architectural career award for 2016, citing his intellectual and creative work and its part in enriching the country’s cultural heritage. He was handed...

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Paul Revere Williams, 2017 Gold Medal
12/12/2016

Paul Revere Williams, 2017 Gold Medal

AIA

With a client list that reads like a who’s who of Hollywood history, Paul Revere Williams developed an incredible portfolio of nearly 3,000 beautiful buildings...

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UTEC campus in Lima, RIBA International Prize
24/11/2016

UTEC campus in Lima, RIBA International Prize

A work of the Dublin firm Grafton Architects, headed by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, the University of Technology and Engineering campus in the Peruvian capital has won the first RIBA International Prize, given by the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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Frank Gehry and Maya Lin among recipients of Obama’s Presidential Medal of Freedom
22/11/2016

Frank Gehry and Maya Lin among recipients of Obama’s Presidential Medal of Freedom

Curbed

The country’s highest civilian award, it recognizes “individuals who have made especially...

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Arcaid Images Architectural Photography 2016 Award
21/11/2016

Arcaid Images Architectural Photography 2016 Award

Matt Emmett had the highest scoring image overall with this photo of the East London Water Works Company covered reservoir in Finsbury Park...

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World Architecture Festival 2016 winners
21/11/2016

World Architecture Festival 2016 winners

The National Museum in Szczecin (Poland), an underground building by Robert Konieczny / KWK Promes, was named the ‘World Building of the Year’ in the latest WAF (World Architecture Festival), held from 16 to 18 November in Berlin...

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Oscar Niemeyer Award for Latin American Architecture
16/11/2016

Oscar Niemeyer Award for Latin American Architecture

The Redbaal – network of Latin American architecture biennials – has announced the winner of the first Oscar Niemeyer Award, which every two years will acknowledge the exemplary quality of a built work in one of the participating countries (Argentina, Bolivia...

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Founders of gmp win Baukulturpreis 2016
16/11/2016

Founders of gmp win Baukulturpreis 2016

Meinhard von Gerkan and Volkwin Marg, founding members of gmp, have been honored with the Baukulturpreis, given since 1994 by the Association of German Architects (BDA) of Hamburg. The award is a recognition of their career...

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Shanghai Tower Named Best Tall Building Worldwide 2016
09/11/2016

Shanghai Tower Named Best Tall Building Worldwide 2016

CTBUH

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Awards Jury has named Shanghai Tower, Shanghai, China the “Best Tall Building Worldwide” at the 15th...

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Snøhetta, WSJ Magazine’s Architecture Innovator of the Year
07/11/2016

Snøhetta, WSJ Magazine’s Architecture Innovator of the Year

The Wall Street Journal

The Norwegian-American partnership behind SFMOMA’s expansion, Oslo’s Opera house and the new Times Square found success by flouting architectural norms...

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Concrete in Architecture Award 2016 winners announced
04/11/2016

Concrete in Architecture Award 2016 winners announced

WAN

Menis Arquitectos, SLP’s striking CKK "Jordanki" and Fernanda Canales’ sustainable Salas de lectura were named joint winners...

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VIΛ West 57th by BIG wins the International Highrise Award 2016
03/11/2016

VIΛ West 57th by BIG wins the International Highrise Award 2016

IHA

The jury of the International Highrise Award 2016 resolved unanimously: the residential highrise VIΛ West 57th in New York by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Grouphas won the prize...

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Winners of the 2016 Young Talent Architecture Award
02/11/2016

Winners of the 2016 Young Talent Architecture Award

In the context of the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale, the Mies van der Rohe Foundation has announced the three winners of the inaugural cycle of the Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA), in a ceremony held on 28 October at the Teatro Piccolo Arsenal...

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The Asturias Museum of Fine Arts wins a RIBA Award
27/10/2016

The Asturias Museum of Fine Arts wins a RIBA Award

Francisco Mangado’s Asturias Fine Arts Museum in Oviedo is one of the 21 projects awarded with the RIBA Award for International Excellence, given by the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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L. Cotelo and V. Consuegra, Gold Medal for Architecture 2016
26/10/2016

L. Cotelo and V. Consuegra, Gold Medal for Architecture 2016

The jury of the Gold Medal for Architecture of the Spanish Association of Architecture Institutes (CSCAE), composed of Juan Navarro Baldeweg, Manuel Gallego, Francisco Jarauta, and Jordi Ludevid, has decided to give the award jointly to Víctor López Cotelo...

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SANAA's Grace Farms Wins the 2014/2015 MCHAP
21/10/2016

SANAA's Grace Farms Wins the 2014/2015 MCHAP

Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture Dean Wiel Arets, Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) 2014-15 Jury President Stan Allen, and MCHAP Director Dirk Denison announced Grace Farms, New Canaan, Connecticut by SANAA...

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YTAA 2016 finalists announcement
21/10/2016

YTAA 2016 finalists announcement

The Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA) is organized by the Fundació Mies van der Rohe. the Granting Ceremony on 28th October 2016 at Teatro Piccolo Arsenale in Venice...

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Lacaton & Vassal + UMWELT, winners in Lisbon
13/10/2016

Lacaton & Vassal + UMWELT, winners in Lisbon

Trienal de Lisboa

The winners of this year’s edition of the Début and Lifetime Achievement Lisbon Triennale Millennium bcp Awards...

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New Books
AV Monografías 195 - SHIGERU BAN 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 194 - MINOR SURGERY 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 79 - JEAN NOUVEL 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
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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