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Saturday, July 21, 2018
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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‘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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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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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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All Over the Map
06/07/2018

All Over the Map

National Geographic

More than 6,000 maps from the magazine's 130-year-long history have been digitally compiled for the first time...

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‘Santiago Calatrava: Architecture and Art’ at Stone Bell House in Prague
06/07/2018

‘Santiago Calatrava: Architecture and Art’ at Stone Bell House in Prague

The Czech capital is host until 16 September of the most complete exhibition on the work of the architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava ever to be put together, with all facets of his exceptional creative process explored.

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New York’s giant photo gallery
05/07/2018

New York’s giant photo gallery

Creative Review

A soon-to-be-opened Bowery hotel is home to an 18-storey-high photo exhibition, featuring black and white portraits of New Yorkers shot by Christelle de Castro...

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How to hurricane-proof your house
29/06/2018

How to hurricane-proof your house

The Guardian

After Hurricane Sandy, homeowners on the devastated shoreline of New Jersey had their houses raised. Photographer Ira Wagner...

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A Keith Haring Mural Painted in 1986 and Under Wraps for 30 Years
29/06/2018

A Keith Haring Mural Painted in 1986 and Under Wraps for 30 Years

Colossal

Completed over just two days in 1986, a Keith Haring mural in Amsterdam has been revealed once again...

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Moving Targets
24/06/2018

Moving Targets

The New York Review of Books

William Eggleston has imagined that he shoots photographs from the vantage point of an insect, a baby, or a rifle—anything to avoid...

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Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018
20/06/2018

Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

becoming, the motto chosen for the Spanish Pavilion in this edition of the Venice Biennale 2018, presents Spanish architecture as seen from learning environments, by means of actions, discourses and pieces of work developed by a wonderful...

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The London Mastaba by Christo
18/06/2018

The London Mastaba by Christo

The London Mastaba is a 20-metre-high temporary sculpture in Hyde Park comprised of 7,506 horizontally stacked barrels on a floating platform in Serpentine Lake. It will float on the Serpentine Lake from June 18 to September 23, 2018...

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Less Architecture, More City
15/06/2018

Less Architecture, More City

Eduardo Prieto

The ‘Less Architecture, More City’ international congress came to an end at Pamplona’s Baluarte convention center on Thursday, It was the fifth biennial encounter organized...

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Day 2 of the ‘Less Architecture, More City’ in pictures
14/06/2018

Day 2 of the ‘Less Architecture, More City’ in pictures

The second day of the 5th Architecture Society International Congress unraveled in three sessions: ‘The City as a Project,’ with Farshid Moussavi and Belinda Tato; ‘Architecture of Urbanity,’ with Salvador Rueda and Deyan Sudjic; and ‘Urban Futures, Human Futures,’ with Jan Gehl and Jaime Lerner.

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Day 1 of the ‘Less Architecture, More City’ in pictures
13/06/2018

Day 1 of the ‘Less Architecture, More City’ in pictures

The first day of the 5th Architecture Society International Congress unfolded in three sessions: ‘The City Sets Us Free,’ with Eduardo Mendoza and Leonardo Padura; ‘The Government of Cities,’ with Manuel Carmena and Joan Clos; and ‘Urban Visions,’ with Iwan Baan and Dominique Perrault.

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California Crazy: pop architecture from the past
07/06/2018

California Crazy: pop architecture from the past

The Guardian

Starting in the 1920s, inventive entrepreneurs started creating attention-grabbing buildings to appeal to passing drivers. In Jim Heimann’s new book, California Crazy...

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‘En el Tiempo. Carlos Cánovas’ at the Museo ICO
06/06/2018

‘En el Tiempo. Carlos Cánovas’ at the Museo ICO

The Museo ICO in Madrid presents this exhibition included in the official selection of PhotoEspaña 2018. Curated by Juana Arlegui, and on view until 9 September, the show offers a tour through the urban landscapes of Carlos Cánovas (Hellín, 1951) from the 1980s...

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5th International Congress on Architecture and Society: Pamplona, 13-14 June
05/06/2018

5th International Congress on Architecture and Society: Pamplona, 13-14 June

The four previous international congresses held by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad under the mottos ‘More for Less’ (2010), ‘The Common’ (2012), ‘Necessary Architecture’ (2014)...

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The weird world of Hong Kong's rooftops – in pictures
02/06/2018

The weird world of Hong Kong's rooftops – in pictures

The Guardian

From badminton to bonsai pruning to a precarious nap, it’s all going on high above the packed streets of Kowloon, Hong Kong. This series by Romain Jacquet-Lagrèz...

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Osvaldo Borsani at Milan’s Triennale Design Museum
01/06/2018

Osvaldo Borsani at Milan’s Triennale Design Museum

Norman Foster Foundation

Curated by Norman Foster, the first retrospective exhibition of Osvaldo Borsani – architect, designer and co-founder of Tecno – is open Museum until 15 September...

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‘New Work: Lanza Atelier’ at SFMoMA
30/05/2018

‘New Work: Lanza Atelier’ at SFMoMA

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art hosts, until 29 July, an exhibition devoted to the architecture studio Lanza, based in Mexico City and founded in 2015 by the Spaniard Isabel Abascal and the Mexican Alessandro Arienzo. The show displays three projects that...

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Vatican Chapels at Biennale di Venezia
29/05/2018

Vatican Chapels at Biennale di Venezia

The Vatican is participating in the Venice Architecture Biennale, for the first time ever, with a proposal that is an updating of the old theme of religious propaganda, using a series of ten chapels designed by signature architects that are scattered within a wooded...

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The Most Surprising Entry in Venice’s Architecture Biennale? The Vatican’s
28/05/2018

The Most Surprising Entry in Venice’s Architecture Biennale? The Vatican’s

The New York Times

For the Holy See’s first foray into the architecture exhibition, a dozen architects built chapels “for believers and nonbelievers alike.”...

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Photo Gallery:  16th Venice Architecture Biennale
28/05/2018

Photo Gallery: 16th Venice Architecture Biennale

This photo gallery of the current Venice Architecture Biennale, open until 25 November, is a tour through some of the national pavilions and some of the installations in the main exhibition, ‘Freespace.’

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The unexpected beauty of China's bicycle graveyards
25/05/2018

The unexpected beauty of China's bicycle graveyards

The Guardian

For the past 18 months many cities in China have been flooded by millions of dockless share bikes. Those that block pavements or apartment...

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Gabriella Gerosa. ‘The Power of the Portrait’ at Ivorypress
24/05/2018

Gabriella Gerosa. ‘The Power of the Portrait’ at Ivorypress

Ivorypress presents 'The Power of the Portrait', the first exhibition of Swiss artist Gabriella Gerosa in Spain, as part of PHotoEspaña’s Off festival. Although her moving portraits are rooted in artistic tradition, the artist adds a new dimension that is completely contemporary...

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New Books
AV Monografías 206 - LAN 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 205 - AMERICA IMPORTS 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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