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Monday, September 16, 2019
Álvaro Siza in New York
08/09/2019

Álvaro Siza in New York

The New York Times

Álvaro Siza designs his first high-rise in the United States on the far west side of Manhattan...

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Gare du Nord revamp ‘indecent’, say leading French architects
06/09/2019

Gare du Nord revamp ‘indecent’, say leading French architects

The Guardian

Jean Nouvel as well as historians and town planners wrote an open letter to Le Monde saying the €600m plan to create shopping space in Paris railway station was a “serious urban error”...

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OMA, Conference Center in Shenzhen (China)
30/07/2019

OMA, Conference Center in Shenzhen (China)

The design by the studio of Rem Koolhaas, OMA, in collaboration with the Chinese consultants CCDI is the winner in the competition for the International Conference and Exchange Center (IFEC) in Shenzhen. Located in the Pearl River Delta, in the district of Qianhai...

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Andrés Jaque, Reggio School in Alcobendas (Madrid)
24/07/2019

Andrés Jaque, Reggio School in Alcobendas (Madrid)

Based in Madrid and New York, the firm Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation has unveiled its project for this school promoted by the Reggio Center for Pedagogical Research and Innovation (CIIP reggio), in the Madrid municipality of Alcobendas...

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MPavilion 2019 by Glenn Murcutt
22/07/2019

MPavilion 2019 by Glenn Murcutt

In 2019, MPavilion welcomes influential Australian architect Glenn Murcutt AO as our esteemed designer. Often referenced as Australia’s most famous architect, Glenn is the only Australian recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize (2002)...

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Rafael de La-Hoz, new offices for the European Commission in Brussels
22/07/2019

Rafael de La-Hoz, new offices for the European Commission in Brussels

The team led by Rafael de La-Hoz Arquitectos – in collaboration with the London office of Perkins and Will, the German landscaping architecture and urban planning firm Latz + Partner, and the Spanish engineering consulting companies TYPSA and MC2...

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Steven Holl Architects + Architecture Acts win concert hall in Ostrava (Czech Republic)
18/07/2019

Steven Holl Architects + Architecture Acts win concert hall in Ostrava (Czech Republic)

The firm of Steven Holl – with offices in New York and Beijing – in collaboration with Architecture Acts – a Prague practice established by Hana Petrik and Martin Kropac – has won the competition to build the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra’s new home in the eastern...

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MAD, Yiwu Grand Theater (China)
01/07/2019

MAD, Yiwu Grand Theater (China)

Ma Yansong’s Beijing-based firm MAD designed this theater complex like a boat floating on the Dongyang River in Yiwu, in China’s Zhejiang province. Its design won an international competition in which Arata Isozaki & Associates, Atelier Christian de Portzamparc...

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Ikea gets green light to build affordable homes in UK
01/07/2019

Ikea gets green light to build affordable homes in UK

The Guardian

Affordable developer BoKlok, which is co-owned by IKEA and Skanska, has signed a deal with Worthing council in West Sussex to build low-cost housing in the south of England...

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A Newer New Museum Is Coming, With Twice as Much Space
28/06/2019

A Newer New Museum Is Coming, With Twice as Much Space

The New York Times

Rather than renovate the building next door, OMA started from scratch and designed an architecturally distinct expansion on the Bowery...

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 Linazasoro & Sánchez win competition in Mauriac (France)
13/06/2019

Linazasoro & Sánchez win competition in Mauriac (France)

The Madrid practice of José Ignacio Linazasoro and Ricardo Sánchez has won the competition for the commission to refurbish of the area around the Basilica of Our Lady of Miracles, a Romanesque work in the historical quarter of Mauriac, in France’s Auvergne region...

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David Chipperfield Architects, renovation of the Procuratie Vecchie in Venice
13/06/2019

David Chipperfield Architects, renovation of the Procuratie Vecchie in Venice

Owned by the insurance provider Generali, the 16th-century palace designed by Jacopo Sansovino is one of the jewels of Venice, located right on Piazza San Marco. Its renovation by David Chipperfield should be complete by 2021.

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AZAB, 35 public housing units in Badajoz
10/06/2019

AZAB, 35 public housing units in Badajoz

With a project titled ‘La casa por el tejado,’ the Bizcay firm AZAB – established in 2018 by Cristina Acha, Miguel Zaballa, Ane Arce, and Iñigo Berasategui – won the competition for the commission to build four subsidized apartment buildings taking up entire urban blocks...

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French Senate says Notre-Dame must be restored exactly how it was
03/06/2019

French Senate says Notre-Dame must be restored exactly how it was

The Local

French Senate approved the government's Notre-Dame restoration bill - but added a clause that it must be restored to the state it was before the blaze...

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Amazon reveals first rendering of its HQ2 in Arlington
23/05/2019

Amazon reveals first rendering of its HQ2 in Arlington

The Architects Newspaper

Amazon has released the first visual for its upcoming second home, or HQ2, in “National Landing,” featuring a design by ZGF Architects. Located in Arlington, Virginia...

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Gustafson Porter + Bowman wins Eiffel Tower competition
22/05/2019

Gustafson Porter + Bowman wins Eiffel Tower competition

The Local

A vision of the Eiffel Tower surrounded by the 'largest garden in Paris' has been unveiled in a €72 million project to improve access to one of France's premier tourist attractions... 

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Ngaren, The Museum of Humankind
18/05/2019

Ngaren, The Museum of Humankind

Ngaren is a collaboration in Rift Valley, Kenya between paleoanthropologist Dr. Richard E. Leakey and architect Daniel Libeskind. This cutting edge site for education and research into our origin story—and future—will break ground in 2022, opening to the public in 2024...

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Long-Delayed Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Moves Ahead
18/05/2019

Long-Delayed Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Moves Ahead

The New York Times

The director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation has told that construction on a long-planned and much-delayed outpost in the United Arab Emirates is “on track.”...

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Francisco Mangado, urban redevelopment of Bergamo (Italy)
16/05/2019

Francisco Mangado, urban redevelopment of Bergamo (Italy)

Francisco Mangado has drawn up a masterplan for redeveloping a large urban area of Bergamo, in Italy's Lombardy region, that extends along the railway axis and the train station. Encompassing 450,000 square meters, the Porta Sud project connects the southern...

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Paris Approves First Skyscraper in 46 Years
14/05/2019

Paris Approves First Skyscraper in 46 Years

The Urban Developer

The Tour Triangle, a 41-storey triangular tower designed by Herzog & de Meuron, will be located in the Porte de Versailles neighbourhood, in Paris' 15th arrondissement...

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SOM, human settlement on the Moon
24/04/2019

SOM, human settlement on the Moon

The firm SOM (SKidmore, Owings & Merrill) – in collaboration with the European Space Agency and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – will masterplan, design, and engineer Moon Village, a permanent human settlement on the lunar surface. Revolving...

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Gehry to design new office headquarters for Warner Bros
24/04/2019

Gehry to design new office headquarters for Warner Bros

The Architects Newspaper

Gehry Partners has unveiled renderings for a new 800,000-square-foot office complex slated for the Warner Bros. studio campus in Burbank, California...

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BIG presents Oceanix City at the United Nations
12/04/2019

BIG presents Oceanix City at the United Nations

At the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, founder of the firm BIG, unveiled his design for the first sustainable and affordable floating community for 10,000 residents. The idea for Oceanix, a company that develops innovative...

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Western Europe’s tallest building planned for tiny Danish town
07/04/2019

Western Europe’s tallest building planned for tiny Danish town

The Guardian

The Bestseller Tower, a 320-metre skyscraper soaring over the surrounding countryside, was designed by star architectural studio Dorte Mandrup...

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BIG in Allapattah
06/04/2019

BIG in Allapattah

Miami Herald

The project design, by the Bjarke Ingels Group, would dramatically “float” a collection of staggered apartment and office blocks on stilts over the old Allapattah Produce Center...

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'The Tulip' tower in London gets green light
03/04/2019

'The Tulip' tower in London gets green light

The Evening Standard

The decision paves the way for the 305.3-metre high structure designed by Foster + Partners, which will be western Europe’s second tallest building after the Shard...

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Snøhetta to build Shanghai Grand Opera House
03/04/2019

Snøhetta to build Shanghai Grand Opera House

Snøhetta has unveiled images of its plan for Shanghai's new opera house, with its radially arranged roof forming a spiraling staircase that connects the upper levels to a public square beside the Huangpu River. Drawn up in collaboration with the Chinese firm ECADI...

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Studio Fuksas, International Congress Center of Jerusalem
02/04/2019

Studio Fuksas, International Congress Center of Jerusalem

The project designed by Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas insists on an area of 270,000 square meters and includes: a congress center, a hotel, two business towers, residences, a large square...

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Studio ORD to expand Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport
29/03/2019

Studio ORD to expand Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport

Studio ORD, headed by Jeanne Gang (Studio Gang), in collaboration with the firms Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB), Corgan, Milhouse Engineering and Construction, and STL Architects, has won the competition to replace Chicago’s O’Hare Global Terminal...

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Hórama Rama by Pedro & Juana
19/03/2019

Hórama Rama by Pedro & Juana

MoMA

Hórama Rama, by Ana Paula Ruiz Galindo and Mecky Reuss of Pedro & Juana, is the 2019 winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s annual Young Architects Program...

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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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