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10 teams compete to design new National Holocaust Memorial in London
23/11/2016

10 teams compete to design new National Holocaust Memorial in London

Gov.uk

Adjaye Associates, Caruso St John, Foster + Partners and Zaha Hadid Architects, are among ten practices shortlisted for national memorial next to the UK Parliament...

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Six schemes for lighting up London's bridges shortlisted
11/11/2016

Six schemes for lighting up London's bridges shortlisted

The Guardian

David Adjaye, Amanda Levete and Diller Scofidio + Renfro are among the six design teams shortlisted to create light installations for the bridges on London's River Thames...

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Reichstag Visitors Center competition
10/11/2016

Reichstag Visitors Center competition

We now know the winners of the anonymous international competition for an information and visitor center at the Reichstag, home to the German parliament, which was renovated by Norman Foster in the 1990s. Covering a floor area of  6,600 square meters...

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Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 2016
03/11/2016

Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 2016

Arcaid Awards

The 20 shortlisted photographs will be exhibited at this year's World Architecture Festival in Berlin between 16-18 November, with an overall winner announced during the event's...

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Tour Montparnasse redesign
28/10/2016

Tour Montparnasse redesign

Demain Montparnasse

7 architects selected from over 700 interested candidates: OMA, Dominique Perrault Architecture, Studio Gang, MAD Architects... The designation of the winner in July 2017...

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Herzog & de Meuron to build Museum of the 20th Century
27/10/2016

Herzog & de Meuron to build Museum of the 20th Century

Selected out of 42 candidates, the proposal of the team formed by the Basel firm Herzog & de Meuron and the Zurich-based landscape architects of Vogt Landschaftarchitekten has been named the winner of the competition for the ‘Neue Nationalgalerie/Museum...

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'Flexible Housing: Society' competition winners
27/09/2016

'Flexible Housing: Society' competition winners

Rethinking

How do we inhabit a society where changes are swift and simultaneous? A total of 113 proposals were submitted and the proposals...

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Winners of the Island of Arts (IOA) Venice competition
21/09/2016

Winners of the Island of Arts (IOA) Venice competition

Organized by Arquideas, the international competition called Island of Arts Venice, open to students and new graduates of architecture, drew 142 proposals from thirty countries. Venice is built on an archipelago of 118 islets connected by 455 bridges...

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Results of the Via dei Fori Imperiale of Rome competition
19/09/2016

Results of the Via dei Fori Imperiale of Rome competition

Three proposals have won ex aequo in the Via dei Fori Imperiale call for ideas – of the 14th edition of the Piranesi Prix de Rome – organized by Pier Federico Caliari, director of the Accademia Adrianea di Architettura e Archeologia de Roma...

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Adjaye Associates, Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art
27/06/2016

Adjaye Associates, Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art

Adjaye Associates in collaboration with the local office AB3D will build the new Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art in Riga. Their proposal carried the day over the other six shortlisted projects by Caruso St John Architects (United Kingdom), Henning Larsen...

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MX_SI + Mestres Wåge, winners in Oslo
16/06/2016

MX_SI + Mestres Wåge, winners in Oslo

The team formed by the young Barcelona firms MX_SI (Boris Bezan, Héctor Mendoza, and Mara Partida) and Mestres Wåge (Maria Mestres and Magnus Wåge) have won first prize in the international competition organized by the City of Oslo to redevelop...

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Museum of London design shortlist
10/06/2016

Museum of London design shortlist

The Guardian

Bjarke Ingels Group, Caruso St John, Diener & Diener, Lacaton & Vassal, Stanton Williams, Studio Milou are the finalists for desings the new home in Smithfield... 

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Winners of Carrara Thermal Baths competition
08/06/2016

Winners of Carrara Thermal Baths competition

Rethinking

Selected out of 105 projects submitted for competition, ‘Lost Landscape’by Luiz Eduardo Lupatini has won first prize…

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Napur Architect, new museum of Ethnography in Budapest
23/05/2016

Napur Architect, new museum of Ethnography in Budapest

Set to join Sou Fujimoto’s House of Hungarian Music and SANAA’s National Gallery and Ludwig Museum within the future Liget cultural complex outside Budapest is the city’s new ethnographic museum, following a design by Napur Architect. The local firm...

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Qatar Museums shortlists architects for Art Mill competition
27/04/2016

Qatar Museums shortlists architects for Art Mill competition

Adam Khan Architects, Atelier Bow-Wow, EAA Emre Arolat Architecture, Elemental, junya.ishigami + associates, Mangado & Asociados, Renzo Piano Building Workshop and Rice+Lipka Architects...

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Central Park Summer Pavilion competition winners
13/04/2016

Central Park Summer Pavilion competition winners

The Central Park Summer Pavilion (CPSP) New York international competition for students, called by Arquideas, has brought in 360 proposals from 42 countries. The objective is to create a multiuse space for summer events in Central Park...

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Winners of the Central Park Summer Pavilion competition
01/04/2016

Winners of the Central Park Summer Pavilion competition

Arquideas

Considered all the 360 submitted proposals from 42 countries, the winners of the Central Park Summer Pavilion (CPSP) New York architecture competition...

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Six finalists in competition for Paul Marshall Building in London
07/03/2016

Six finalists in competition for Paul Marshall Building in London

The anonymous entries of AL_A (Amanda Levete), David Chipperfield Architects, Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Penoyre & Prasad, Grafton Architects, Herzog & de Meuron Architects, and Niall McLaughlin Architects with Scott Brownrigg have gone on to the final...

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Competition to renovate Salón de Reinos building
01/03/2016

Competition to renovate Salón de Reinos building

To increase its exhibition space, the Prado Museum in Madrid has announced a competition for the architectural renovation of the nearby Salón de Reinos and its fitting out for museum use. The Prado celebrates its bicentennial in 2019 and part of the...

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Ruusupuisto architectural competition winner announced
09/02/2016

Ruusupuisto architectural competition winner announced

An entry called “Silmu” by a team of young Finnish architects is the winner of the international Ruusupuisto design competition, that sought solutions to connect and integrate two masterpieces by the architect Alvar Aalto.

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Art of Building
22/01/2016

Art of Building

BBC

The finalists of this year's Art of Building Photographer of the Year have been announced. The competition attracts thousands of entries from around...

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Shortlisted for the Palace of Westminster restoration
24/12/2015

Shortlisted for the Palace of Westminster restoration

Chartered Institute of Building

Allies & Morrison, BDP, Foster + Partners and HOK were shortlisted for British Parliament refurb...

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Meet the finalists who could design the Obama Presidential Center
23/12/2015

Meet the finalists who could design the Obama Presidential Center

Chicago Tribune

Adjaye Associates, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, John Ronan Architects, SHoP Architects, Snohetta and Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects...

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Winners of ideas competition for renovation of old Clesa factory
30/11/2015

Winners of ideas competition for renovation of old Clesa factory

The competition for ideas for the revamp of the main shed of the old Clesa factory – designed by Alejandro de la Sota and located on Cardenal Herrera Oria avenue, in Madrid’s Fuencarral-El Pardo district – has resulted in a selection of entries which has now been...

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RSHP wins competition for Terminal 3 at Taoyuan Airport in Taiwan
03/11/2015

RSHP wins competition for Terminal 3 at Taoyuan Airport in Taiwan

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has won first prize in the competition to build the new terminal of Taoyuan, which, located 40 kilometers from Taipei, is Taiwan’s largest international airport. The jury has also distinguished the proposals of UN Studio and Foster + Partners...

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Winners of Viewpoint in Pulpit Rock
02/11/2015

Winners of Viewpoint in Pulpit Rock

Rethinking

Pablo Canga ‘s ‘Save the pulpit’ and Rick Chen’s ‘Fragile’ were proclaimed joint winners of the Viewpoint in Pulpit Rock competition organized by Rethinking. 

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New U.S. Embassy Project in Brasilia
13/10/2015

New U.S. Embassy Project in Brasilia

The Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) has shortlisted Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Morphosis, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, Rafael Viñoly, Steven Holl and Studio Gang in stage one of two-stage selection process...

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NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge
25/09/2015

NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge

One of the 30 finalists in the 3D Printed Habitat Challenge, a NASA competition seeking radical designs for an outpost on Mars, is Foster + Partners.

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Two teams win Bauhaus Museum competition
10/09/2015

Two teams win Bauhaus Museum competition

The Barcelona office González Hinz Zabala and the New York firm Young & Ayata have jointly won first place in the competition for the Bauhaus Museum in Dessau. The center for the preservation and display of products created by the German art...

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Architect competition launched for Chicago's Obama Presidential Center
01/09/2015

Architect competition launched for Chicago's Obama Presidential Center

Chicago Sun-Times

Inviting an undisclosed number of architectural firms to jump in the contest, the Barack Obama Foundation launched a competition to plan and design on Chicago’s South Side... 

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New Books
AV Monografías 225 - AIRES MATEUS 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 225 - VIDA Y VIRUS 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 98 - FALA 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
Francisco Mangado Francisco Mangado
This 208-page, hardback and clothbound, bilingual (Spanish-English) book presents fifteen works carried out from 2000 to 2020 by the firm of Francisco Mangado, who explains them in terms of the concepts that have driven each one of them.
H&deM (1978-2019) H&deM (1978-2019)
The tireless creative pulse of the Swiss office, which over the course of four decades has produced some of the most emblematic examples of contemporary architecture, is illustrated here in a bilingual Spanish-English edition, made up of two volumes of 352 pages each, presented in hard-bound cloth.
H&deM (2003-2019) H&deM (2003-2019)
The volume includes 41 prominent works started between 2003 and 2019, such as Elphilharmonie Hamburg, buildings like Helsinki Dreispitz and Feltrinelli Porta Volta, Vitra Schaudepot, and the proposal for the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin.
H&deM (1978-2002) H&deM (1978-2002)
The volume covers 43 of the main buildings initiated between 1978 and 2002, showing the formal transformations and material tests carried out during the first years of career in Basel up to the studio’s worldwide recognition.
A Chronicle of Architecture The Age of Spectacle Time of Uncertainty
Luis Fernández-Galiano portrays the development of architecture in the course of the turn of the century through 256 articles written for El País from 1993 to 2006, presented in 2 volumes containing close to 2,500 images and 2,000 references to the protagonists of projects and debates of the period in question.
A Chronicle of Architecture Time of Uncertainty
Through a selection of essays written by Luis Fernández-Galiano for El País, Time of Uncertainty – volume 2 of Alexandrine Years – examines the beginnings of a 21st century marked by 9/11, wars, and climate change.
A Chronicle of Architecture The Age of Spectacle
The Age of Spectacle, volume 1 of the book Alexandrine Years, offers a chronicle of the bonanza and optimism of the 20th century’s closing years through texts that Luis Fernández-Galiano wrote for the newspaper El País.
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.
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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