Arquitectura Viva
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Lubaina Himid wins Turner prize
12/12/2017

Lubaina Himid wins Turner prize

The Guardian

Himid wins £25,000, money which she will spend on commissioning other artists and, perhaps, the odd pair of shoes...

[+]
James Stewart Polshek, 2018 AIA Gold Medal
11/12/2017

James Stewart Polshek, 2018 AIA Gold Medal

The American Institute of Architects

Born in Akron, Ohio, Polshek earned a Master of Architecture degree from Yale in 1955. The office that Polshek began in 1963 as...

[+]
ETSAM architects in five teams win LagargeHolcim Awards 2017
11/12/2017

ETSAM architects in five teams win LagargeHolcim Awards 2017

Five teams made up of graduates of the Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM) have been honored with this year’s LafargeHolcim Awards, considered the most important...

[+]
Europan 14 results
01/12/2017

Europan 14 results

The 11 juries of the 14th session of Europan have named 136 rewarded teams –among which 41 winners, 47 runners-up plus 48 special mentions. The 136 winning teams are based in 20 different countries – 40% of the teams winning in a different country.

[+]
Batlle i Roig / Rafael de La-Hoz, CSCAE medals 2017
29/11/2017

Batlle i Roig / Rafael de La-Hoz, CSCAE medals 2017

The Spanish Association of Architecture Institutes (CSCAE) is giving its medals of this year to Batlle i Roig Arquitectes and the firm of Rafael de La-Hoz, and also to Grupo de Estudios y Alternativas GEA 21 and Mª Ángeles López Amado, director-general...

[+]
16th ASCER Tile of Spain Award winners
29/11/2017

16th ASCER Tile of Spain Award winners

The Tile of Spain Awards for Architecture and Interior Design are organized by ASCER, the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association, to give recognition to architectural and interiors projects carried out in Spain which have used ceramic...

[+]
Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 Asia Pacific
24/11/2017

Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 Asia Pacific

atArchitecture from Mumbai, India, plans to replace an unacceptably deficient shelter for marginalized children in Thane, a city in western India. With a well-developed building concept and a clearly evident child-friendly design...

[+]
Arcaid Awards 2017
21/11/2017

Arcaid Awards 2017

The overall winner of the Architectural Photography Award is Terrence Zhang from China who had the highest scoring image overall with his photo of the Swimming Pool, New Campus of in Tianjin University, China by Atelier Li Xinggang...

[+]
World Architecture Festival 2017 Overall Winners
21/11/2017

World Architecture Festival 2017 Overall Winners

WAF

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Post-earthquake reconstruction/demonstration project of Guangming Village in Zhaotong (China) is the World Building of the Year 2017...

[+]
Shigeru Ban wins Mother Teresa award
15/11/2017

Shigeru Ban wins Mother Teresa award

Japan Times

He was selected for his activities as a “disaster relief” architect, including projects to quickly set up temporary structures in disaster-hit areas...

[+]
dRMM, Hastings Pier (England)
07/11/2017

dRMM, Hastings Pier (England)

The Royal Institite of British Architects (RIBA) recently bestowed the Stirling Prize on Hastings Pier, a work by dRMM, the London practice headed by Alex de Rijke, Philip Marsh, and Sadie Morgan. Built in 1872 in Hastings, a town in East Sussex...

[+]
Hastings pier by dRMM Architects wins the Stirling Prize
02/11/2017

Hastings pier by dRMM Architects wins the Stirling Prize

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

Nicknamed the Plank, de Rijke Marsh Morgan’s stark wooden wonder – using timber reclaimed from previous fires – was praised for changing ‘the idea...

[+]
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...

[+]
Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 North America
17/10/2017

Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 North America

The winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America have been announced in Chicago. ‘Grassroots Microgrid in Michigan’, by studio[Ci], won the first prize. It reimagines empty lots as collective infrastructure for energy and food production for Detroit.

[+]
Spanish Architecture Award 2017
16/10/2017

Spanish Architecture Award 2017

The Spanish Association of Architecture Institutes (CSCAE) has bestowed the 2017 National Award for Architecture on two buildings on equal footing: the Royal Collections Museum in Madrid by Mansilla and Tuñón, and the Convention Center and Hotel in Palma...

[+]
Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 Latin America
06/10/2017

Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 Latin America

The winners for Latin America have been announced in San José (Costa Rica). ‘Hydropuncture in Mexico’, by Manuel Perló Cohen and Castro Reguera, won the first prize. It is a publicly-accessible water retention and treatment complex for Mexico City...

[+]
Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 Europe
03/10/2017

Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 Europe

The winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 winners for Europe have been announced in Marseille, France. The first prize was shared by two projects in Brussels, designed by TETRA architecten and BC architects & studies...

[+]
Neave Brown, RIBA Gold Medal 2018
28/09/2017

Neave Brown, RIBA Gold Medal 2018

RIBA

Neave Brown, the revered Modernist architect, is perhaps best known for his visionary 1970s Alexandra Road estate near Swiss Cottage built by Camden Council...

[+]
Jeanne Gang, Marcus Prize 2017
19/09/2017

Jeanne Gang, Marcus Prize 2017

American architect Jeanne Gang has been awarded the seventh Marcus Prize, an architectural prize offered worldwide to recognize architects ‘on a trajectory to greatness.’ This $100,000 award, supported by the Marcus Corporation Foundation...

[+]
Zhang Ke, Alvar Aalto Medal 2017
13/09/2017

Zhang Ke, Alvar Aalto Medal 2017

The Chinese architect Zhang Fe, founder of the firm ZAO/standardarchitecture, has been distinguished with the Alvar Aalto Medal, given by the Museum of Finnish Architecture, the Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA), the Architectural Society, the Alvar Aalto...

[+]
Rafael Moneo, Praemium Imperiale 2017
12/09/2017

Rafael Moneo, Praemium Imperiale 2017

The new winners of the Praemium Imperiale have been announced. This arts prize has been awarded annually since 1989, by the Imperial House of Japan and the Japan Art Association, to five artists in the categories of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Music...

[+]
Diébédo Francis Keré, Prince Claus Award 2017
07/09/2017

Diébédo Francis Keré, Prince Claus Award 2017

Since 1997 the Dutch foundation called the Prince Claus Fund has annually honored individuals and organizations for groundbreaking work in the fields of culture and development, with emphasis on contributions in places where resources are limited...

[+]
Wang Shu and André Corrêa do Lago on Pritzker jury
07/09/2017

Wang Shu and André Corrêa do Lago on Pritzker jury

The Chinese architect Wang Shu and the Brazilian critic André Corrêa do Lago now sit on the jury of the Pritzker Prize, which in its next round, in 2018, celebrates its fortieth anniversary. They join Glenn Murcutt (chairman), Stephen Breyer, Peter Palumbo...

[+]
Art Decó Places Asmara Among Other Unesco Heritage Sites
29/08/2017

Art Decó Places Asmara Among Other Unesco Heritage Sites

The New York Times

Eritrea´s capital has been protected by Unesco in order to preserve its Art Decó treasures designed during the time it was an Italian...

[+]
Toyo Ito, 2017 UIA Gold Medal
31/07/2017

Toyo Ito, 2017 UIA Gold Medal

UIA

The jury has attributed the International Union of Architects (UIA) Gold Medal, the highest honour awarded to a living architect by his fellow architects... 

[+]
Is the Stirling becoming a prize ass?
26/07/2017

Is the Stirling becoming a prize ass?

The Guardian / Rowan Moore

The Stirling prize 2017 shortlist displays a woeful lack of adventure – not least in its omission of Tate Modern’s Switch House...

[+]
RIBA Stirling Prize 2017 shortlist announced
20/07/2017

RIBA Stirling Prize 2017 shortlist announced

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

Hastings’ revived seaside pier will go head to head with a stealthy addition to the British Museum and a photographer’s concrete studio in west London in the race to win...

[+]
Rafael Moneo, the first recipient of Soane Medal
18/07/2017

Rafael Moneo, the first recipient of Soane Medal

The inaugural Soane Annual Lecture will be delivered by Moneo. In addition to the lecture he will be awarded the Soane Medal, a copy of the medal presented in 1835 to Sir John Soane by ‘the Architects of England’, in recognition of his ‘essential services to Architecture’...

[+]
World Building of the Year 2017 shortlist revealed
13/07/2017

World Building of the Year 2017 shortlist revealed

CNN

Each year, the World Architecture Festival (WAF) has showcased some of the most ambitious and impressive new building...

[+]
520 West 28th Street by Zaha Hadid Architects named Project of the Year
05/07/2017

520 West 28th Street by Zaha Hadid Architects named Project of the Year

Currently under construction, the apartment building at 520 West 28th Street in New York, a design of Zaha Hadid Architects, has been named Project of the Year by the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA). (Video)

[+]
<123456...1112>
New Books
AV Monografías 200 - NORMAN FOSTER 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 199 - YOUNG CATALONIA 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 83 - SOUTO DE MOURA 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.
SPECIAL OFFER SPECIAL OFFER
BACK ISSUES
Complete your magazine collection now with
our back issues
special offer: buy a full year
of Arquitectura Viva or
a set of four Spanish Architecture Yearbooks
at a very interesting price.
Editorial Arquitectura Viva SL - Calle de Aniceto Marinas, 32 - E-28008 Madrid, España - Ph: (+34) 915 487 317 - Fax: (+34) 915 488 191 - AV@ArquitecturaViva.com - Latest News in RSS