Inflatable structures had their heyday in the 1970s, but today they are back with new applications, as the six works presented in the section show: a floating pavilion for the festival held in the Swiss town of St. Prex, by Atelier Alice; a concert hall for the areas affected by the tsunami of 2011, by Isozaki, Aoki & Associates, and Anish Kapoor; the biotope of Leipzig designed by Henchion + Reuter, spanning 140 meters; the ‘glamping’ units in South Korea, by studio Archiworkshop.kr; a greenhouse by Møller Architects in the Danish city of Aarhus; and the bus station in Aarau (Switzerland), by Vehovar & Jauslin, covered with ETFE cushions.
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.
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.
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.