Arquitectura Viva
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Arthur C. Danto (1924-2013)
05/11/2013

Arthur C. Danto (1924-2013)

Eduardo Prieto

Not long ago, just a century, beauty was still unanimously considered the gauge for art. Today the art world considers it a fetish, when not an offense...

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Sir Anthony Caro dies aged 89
25/10/2013

Sir Anthony Caro dies aged 89

The Guardian

The sculptor Sir Anthony Caro, regarded as one of the leading artists of his generation and represented in museum collections all over the world, has died...

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Christian De Groote dies
24/09/2013

Christian De Groote dies

The Chilean architect and critic Christian De Groote has passed away at the age of 82. Born in Valdivia in 1931, he studied architecture at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and the Illinois Institute of Technology....

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Walter De Maria, 1935-2013
30/07/2013

Walter De Maria, 1935-2013

The Californian artist Walter De Maria passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 77. The cause of death was a stroke suffered two months ago. Born in Albany in 1935, De Maria studied history and art at...

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Stage designer Mark Fisher died
17/07/2013

Stage designer Mark Fisher died

Mark Fisher, the British creator of spectacular stage setups for groups like the Rolling Stones, AC/DC and Pink Floyd, died recently in Hamstead at the age of 66.

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Henning Larsen dies
24/06/2013

Henning Larsen dies

One of the most prolific Danish architects of the past decades passed away at the age of 87 in his Copenhagen home. Born in 1925, Larsen began his career working with Arne Jacobsen and Jørn Utzon. In 1959 he set up his own practice in the Danish capital ...

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Pedro Ramirez Vazquez dies at 94; architect changed the face...
18/04/2013

Pedro Ramirez Vazquez dies at 94; architect changed the face...

Los Angeles Times

Pedro Ramirez Vazquez, an architect who changed the face of Mexico City by designing a number of landmark modernist structures, died on Tuesday, his 94th birthday...

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Arquitect Clorindo Testa dies
11/04/2013

Arquitect Clorindo Testa dies

Buenos Aires Herald

Arquitect and artist Clorindo Testa died today in Buenos Aires at 89 years old, his family reported. The Italian-Argentine architect graduated from... (Photo: Mariana Ruddock)

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Paolo Soleri, who pioneered Arcosanti in Arizona, dies at 93
10/04/2013

Paolo Soleri, who pioneered Arcosanti in Arizona, dies at 93

Arizona Daily Star

Italian-born architect Paolo Soleri, who began building a futuristic community called Arcosanti north of Phoenix more than 40 years ago but never completed it, died...

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Roberto Segre Dies
11/03/2013

Roberto Segre Dies

The architect and critic Roberto Segre has passed away at age 78, in the Brazilian city of Niterói, after a motorcycle hit-and-run. Born in Milan in 1934, he studied architecture at the University of Buenos Aires and earned doctorates...

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Balthazar Korab, Architectural Photographer, Dies at 86
19/02/2013

Balthazar Korab, Architectural Photographer, Dies at 86

The New York Times

Balthazar Korab, one of the leading architectural photographers in the period after World War II when Modernist design remade the American landscape...

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Gabriele Basilico dies
14/02/2013

Gabriele Basilico dies

One of the leading Italian photographers of the past forty years has died in Milan at the age of 68. An architect besides a photographer, Gabriele Basilico is known for his studies on urban and industrial landscapes, and...

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Gabriele Basilico (1944-2013)
14/02/2013

Gabriele Basilico (1944-2013) Pdf

Richard Ingersoll

He was not a photographer of people, yet as some French philosophers would say, the absence becomes the greatest indication of presence. Gabriele Basilico observed...

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Ludwig Leo, in memóriam
04/01/2013

Ludwig Leo, in memóriam

The architect and professor Ludwig Leo passed away in Berlin, at the age of 88, on 1st November 2012. Born in Rostock in 1924, Leo belonged to the first generation of professionals who graduated after World...

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Alan Colquhoun dies
14/12/2012

Alan Colquhoun dies

The British architect and critic Alan Colquhoun has died at the age of 91. Born in 1921, Colquhoun studied architecture in Edinburgh and London. He set up practice in 1961 with John Miller, with whom...

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Norman Foster recuerda al maestro
07/12/2012

Norman Foster recuerda al maestro

El Pais

Conocí a Oscar Niemeyer hace tres o cuatro años en Río de Janeiro, pero fui consciente de su extraordinario trabajo hace mucho más tiempo, incluso antes ...

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Oscar Niemeyer dies
06/12/2012

Oscar Niemeyer dies

Ten days before his 105th birthday and six months after the death of his octogenarian daughter, a leading exponent of modern architecture in Latin America passed away in Rio de Janeiro. Noted for a sensuality that combines the rationality of pure geometric forms

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Ha muerto Gae Aulenti
01/11/2012

Ha muerto Gae Aulenti

La Vanguardia

La arquitecta italiana Gae Aulenti, autora del proyecto de reforma del Museo d'Orsay de París (1980-86), falleció a los 85 años en Milán (norte), informaron hoy los medios locales...

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Lebbeus Woods, Architect of the Imaginary Realm, Dies
31/10/2012

Lebbeus Woods, Architect of the Imaginary Realm, Dies

Lebbeus Woods, a New York architect who became a cult figure among students and academics for his signature drawings, died on Tuesday at age 72. (The New York Times).

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Muere Juan José Estellés, símbolo del compromiso cívico y cultural
08/10/2012

Muere Juan José Estellés, símbolo del compromiso cívico y cultural

El País

El arquitecto Juan José Estellés (Valencia, 1920) falleció esta madrugada en Valencia. Con él se va "un maestro de la arquitectura...

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Joan Bassegoda, el espejo enciclopédico de Gaudí
01/08/2012

Joan Bassegoda, el espejo enciclopédico de Gaudí

El País

La obra de Antoni Gaudí es universal y se puede palpar en sus edificios, en sus muebles, en sus dibujos. Un universo ingente en el que Joan Bassegoda Nonell...

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Ha muerto Darío Gazapo
26/07/2012

Ha muerto Darío Gazapo

Ha muerto en Madrid Darío Gazapo, director del Departamento de Proyectos Arquitectónicos de la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de la UPM, donde dirigía asimismo el Master de Proyectos Avanzados (Programa de Especialización...

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Günther Domenig, 1934-2012
20/06/2012

Günther Domenig, 1934-2012

El austriaco Günther Domenig ha muerto a los 77 años en Graz, la ciudad donde tenía su estudio, y en cuya Universidad Técnica había sido profesor. Entre sus obras más conocidas se encuentran las...

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Muere el escritor Ray Bradbury
07/06/2012

Muere el escritor Ray Bradbury

Diario de León

El escritor de ciencia-ficción Ray Bradbury ha muerto este miércoles a los 91 años, según ha informado su nieto Danny Karpetian en declaraciones a la web especializada...

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Mansilla + Tuñón - Mansilla
23/05/2012

Mansilla + Tuñón - Mansilla

Llátzer Moix/La Vanguardia

La súbita muerte de Luis M. Mansilla, a los 52 años, la noche del 21 al 22 de febrero en Barcelona, ha partido por la mitad el despacho Mansilla+Tuñón (M+T), el más...

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El universo infinito de Moebius
12/03/2012

El universo infinito de Moebius

El País

En octubre de 2010, la Fundación Cartier inauguró una antológica sobre el más importante dibujante europeo de cómics, Jean Giraud. En el sótano, en un documental filmado...

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Ha muerto José María Rodríguez-Pastrana
29/02/2012

Ha muerto José María Rodríguez-Pastrana

A los 59 años ha muerto en Santa Cruz de Tenerife José María Rodríguez-Pastrana, socio con Felipe Artengo del estudio tinerfeño AMP arquitectos, que ambos fundaran en 1979 (del que también formó parte...

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Fallece Manuel de Solà-Morales
27/02/2012

Fallece Manuel de Solà-Morales

El País
Manuel de Solà-Morales, reputado arquitecto y urbanista, ha fallecido a los 72 años de edad. Nacido en Vitoria en 1939, se había especializado en temas de diseño urbano...

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Rafael Moneo: En memoria de Luis M. Mansilla
24/02/2012

Rafael Moneo: En memoria de Luis M. Mansilla

Rafael Moneo/El País
Luis Moreno Mansilla estaba entre los mejores, por no decir era el mejor, de los arquitectos que han pasado por el estudio. Su pérdida deja atrás una obra valiosa...

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El maestro mellizo
23/02/2012

El maestro mellizo Pdf

Tras el fallecimiento ayer de Luis Moreno Mansilla, un texto de Luis Fernández-Galiano en su memoria cerrará el próximo Arquitectura Viva, en el que se publica también la reseña de Mansilla y Tuñón del libro sobre Miralles que Luis presentó en Barcelona.

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New Books
AV Monografías 216 - VO TRONG NGHIA 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 216 - E2A 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 93 - SERGISON BATES 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
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.
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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