Arquitectura Viva
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Charlie de Beistegui, the last odyssey of a legendary dandy
19/09/2018

Charlie de Beistegui, the last odyssey of a legendary dandy

ABC

The treasures of the eccentric and hugely rich collector are being auctioned at Christie’s in Paris...

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'The Island' at 'Renzo Piano: The Art of Making Buildings' exhibition
19/09/2018

'The Island' at 'Renzo Piano: The Art of Making Buildings' exhibition Pdf

On view through 20 January 2019 at the Royal Academy of Arts in London is an exhibition on Renzo Piano. One of the rooms presents 'The Island,' a piece of timber that brings together the 3D-printed models of 102 buildings by the Italian master.

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Dazzling projections will cover Walt Disney Concert Hall
17/09/2018

Dazzling projections will cover Walt Disney Concert Hall

Curbed

The Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles will be used as a canvas with Refik Anadol’s projections...

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The world's longest labyrinth
16/09/2018

The world's longest labyrinth

El Mundo

In the small Italian town of Fontanellato is the Masone cultural park, which features this labyrinth...

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Renzo Piano: The Art of Making Buildings review
14/09/2018

Renzo Piano: The Art of Making Buildings review

The Guardian

From the Pompidou Centre to the Shard, this exhibition at the Royal Academy, London, showcases the architectural pioneer’s greatest hits...

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The Prado Museum presents its 200 years of art
13/09/2018

The Prado Museum presents its 200 years of art

El Mundo

The art museum presents the special program marking its bicentenary, which will reach out to all parts of Spain and kick off on 19 November...

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‘Welcome (To The Teknival)’, by Kasper Akhøj
12/09/2018

‘Welcome (To The Teknival)’, by Kasper Akhøj

Ivorypress Madrid

Open to the public until 3 November 2018, the exhibition documents the architect Eileen Gray's E-1027 villa...

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‘Broken Light’, by Felipe Cohen
12/09/2018

‘Broken Light’, by Felipe Cohen

Ivorypress

The show, open until 3 November, will focus on his Light series, featuring Felipe Cohen’s paintings on wood...

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Buckminster Fuller made his own fan art posters
06/09/2018

Buckminster Fuller made his own fan art posters

A new exhibition at the Edward Cella Art & Architecture gallery in Los Angeles is featuring a series of posters of Fuller’s most famous inventions. Each of the posters will be on sale for $7,000...

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2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year
29/08/2018

2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

Our judges reviewed thousands of photos and selected the top winners for this year's National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year. Photos were entered to three categories: nature, cities, and people...

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Quintessenz, multicolour textile installation in the Isle of Paxos (Greece)
21/08/2018

Quintessenz, multicolour textile installation in the Isle of Paxos (Greece)

Quintessenz, formed by the pair of German artists Thomas Granseuer and Tomislav Topic, has recently unveiled a textile installation over the ruins of Kagkatika, an old village in the isle of Paxos. The project conveys a mystical and almost hypnotical image of the deep blue Adriatic sea framed at the end of the ruins...

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Britain’s seaside shelters
12/08/2018

Britain’s seaside shelters

The Guardian

Will Scott has made a study of seaside shelters around the country. His photographs show the astonishing architectural variety...

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‘Drone Awards 2018’ Reveal the Best Aerial Photos
10/08/2018

‘Drone Awards 2018’ Reveal the Best Aerial Photos

My Modern Met

elebrating the art of drone photography, the inaugural Drone Awards attracted the attention of photographers from 101 different countries...

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Artist sinks the Villa Savoye in a Danish fjord
07/08/2018

Artist sinks the Villa Savoye in a Danish fjord

The Spaces

An artist has shipwrecked Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye off the coast of Denmark’s Vejle – or so it would seem...

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8 spectacular destinations for intrepid design lovers
05/08/2018

8 spectacular destinations for intrepid design lovers

The Spaces

Like to get your heart rate going while you sight-see? For the intrepid architectural adventurer, we’ve pulled together...

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A glimpse inside the world’s artificial cities
04/08/2018

A glimpse inside the world’s artificial cities

Fast Company

The photographer Gregor Sailer negotiated access to 25 of these strange urban facsimiles, which are often built by the military or tech companies...

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How the heatwave is revealing hidden landscapes and forgotten ruins
02/08/2018

How the heatwave is revealing hidden landscapes and forgotten ruins

The Telegraph

Parks, gardens and public spaces have been starved of water and most of the population are - for the first time in their lives - having difficulty remembering...

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‘Coralarium’ in the Maldives, by Jason deCaires Taylor
28/07/2018

‘Coralarium’ in the Maldives, by Jason deCaires Taylor

My Modern Met

Coralarium is a semi-submerged art gallery filled with nearly 30 sculptures that will act as a habitat for coral and other marine species...

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Practical workshop on traditional construction
27/07/2018

Practical workshop on traditional construction

In connection with the exhibition ‘Francis Kéré. Primary Elements’, opening at Madrid’s Museo ICO in October, the ETSAM (in collaboration with the CIAT, or Center for Research in Traditional Architecture) has organized a workshop, directed by professor Jesús San Vicente...

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The city beneath the city
27/07/2018

The city beneath the city

The Guardian

Photographer Luc Kordas captures New York’s unique energy and characters in his ongoing series New York Chronicles. One of his favourite locations is the subway...

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iPhone Photography Awards 2018
27/07/2018

iPhone Photography Awards 2018

ippawards

First place: Massimo Graziani, Italia ‘A stair ramp from Rome in Via Allegri.’ Shot on iPhone 7 Plus...

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Amazon Rainforest Destroyed by Gold Mining
24/07/2018

Amazon Rainforest Destroyed by Gold Mining

Wired

Typical aerial photographs of the Amazon rainforest show a green expanse of trees so thick you can’t see ground. But the ones Ernesto Benavides captures are almost...

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Anarchy by the sea: radical Essex
21/07/2018

Anarchy by the sea: radical Essex

The Guardian

From punk colonies to dynamic groundbreaking architecture, Catherine Hyland’s photographs capture the real Essex behind the stereotypes...

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Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One
20/07/2018

Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One

Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One is at Tate Britain, London, from 5 June to 23 September. Marking the 100 years since the end of World War One, the exhibition looks at how artists responded to the physical and psychological scars left on Europe...

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A Photography Prize That Shows the World as It Is, and Hopes to Change It
19/07/2018

A Photography Prize That Shows the World as It Is, and Hopes to Change It

The New York Times

The event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Prix Pictet award, a highlight of the annual Rencontre d’Arles photography festival. It is one of photography’s richest...

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‘Boxification’ by Manuel Álvarez Diestro in South Korea
19/07/2018

‘Boxification’ by Manuel Álvarez Diestro in South Korea

On view from 19 July to 3 August at Palbok Art Factory, a cultural center in the South Korean city of Jeonju, is an exhibition on the work of the Spanish photographer Manuel Álvarez Diestro. ‘Boxification,’ a series of images shot in industrial ports, shows the importance...

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Yugoslavian architecture at MoMA
16/07/2018

Yugoslavian architecture at MoMA

On view until 13 January 2019 at New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is ‘Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980.’ Through 400 items – including drawings, models, photographs, and film reels – the exhibition presents stunning...

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Snarkitecture brings their indoor beach back to Washington, D. C.
13/07/2018

Snarkitecture brings their indoor beach back to Washington, D. C.

The Architects Newspaper

The beach balls are back, and they’ve been joined by Kith sneakers, Dig, Playhouse, and Light Cavern. They’re all part of Fun House...

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A Spitting Image
11/07/2018

A Spitting Image

The New York Review of Books / James Fenton

‘Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body (1300–Now)’ an exhibition at the Met Breuer, New York City, March 21–July 22, 2018...

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Metropolis: Bauhaus-inspired urban photography
08/07/2018

Metropolis: Bauhaus-inspired urban photography

The Guardian

In his series Metropolis, photographer Alan Schaller interprets the disconnection between people in the digital age...

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New Books
AV Monografías 207 - BATLLE i ROIG 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 206 - ANIMAL HOMES 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 87 - E2A 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.
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