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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
How I Live: Sri Lankan architect Palinda Kannangara
14/06/2018

How I Live: Sri Lankan architect Palinda Kannangara

The Spaces

Kannangara has created a concrete idyll beside Colombo’s waterways as his home and studio. One of the RIBA Awards for International Excellence 2018... 

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Farshid Moussavi, Officer of the British Empire
11/06/2018

Farshid Moussavi, Officer of the British Empire

Traditionally, and to mark her official birthday, Queen Elizabeth II presents the annual Birthday Honours List, which this year includes architect  Farshid Moussavi, distinguished with an OBE (Officer of the British Empire). 

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FAD Award for Architecture 2018: 14 Dwellings in Formentera
08/06/2018

FAD Award for Architecture 2018: 14 Dwellings in Formentera

The project Life Reusing Posidonia was born with the objective of supplying verified data to the administrations responsible for regulating the environmental impact in the building sector. Carles Oliver, Antonio Martín, Joaquín Moyá and Alfonso Reina built...

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FAD Award for Interior Design 2018: apartments in Majorca, by TEd'A
08/06/2018

FAD Award for Interior Design 2018: apartments in Majorca, by TEd'A

The Majorcan firm Ted’A Arquitectes, headed by Irene Pérez and Jaume Mayol, has transformed an existing building at Can Picafort into tourist apartments. The building, which terraces down toward the sea, is fragmented into two volumes that rise two and three levels...

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2018 YTAA Finalists Announced
27/05/2018

2018 YTAA Finalists Announced

The twelve finalists for the second edition of Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA) were drawn from the 40-strong shortlist that was announced earlier this week. More than 300 projects from 34 countries were submitted...

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Swiss Pavilion, Golden Lion at Venice Biennale
27/05/2018

Swiss Pavilion, Golden Lion at Venice Biennale

La Biennale di Venezia

The Swiss Pavilion, entitled «Svizzera 240: House Tour»,  wins the Golden Lion for best national participation at 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia...

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YTAA 2018 shortlist announced
24/05/2018

YTAA 2018 shortlist announced

Among 334 projects submitted by 451 students from over 118 Schools and 99 cities, the Jury has selected 40 shortlisted projects that will compete as finalists of the second edition of Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA)...

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Europa Nostra Awards 2018
22/05/2018

Europa Nostra Awards 2018

Among the winners in the category Conservation are the facade of San Ildefonso College in Alcalá de Henares (Spain), by Rodrigo Gil de Hontañón, and Dr. Barner’s Sanatorium in Braunlage/Harz (Germany), by David Chipperfield…

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Design Museum named European museum of the year
18/05/2018

Design Museum named European museum of the year

The Guardian

London museum, which topped shortlist of 40, is the seventh British winner in 41 years. It rewards years of significant upheaval for the museum, founded three decades...

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Shortlist for European Prize for Urban Public Space 2018
11/05/2018

Shortlist for European Prize for Urban Public Space 2018

Among these 25 finalists, are the winners and special mentions, which will not be announced until next June 20, during the ceremony that will be held at the CCCB and which will be broadcasted by streaming.

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RIBA Awards for International Excellence 2018
10/05/2018

RIBA Awards for International Excellence 2018

Among the works awarded are the Church of Santa María de Vilanova de la Barca (Lérida) by AleaOlea, and the Bündner Kunstmuseum in Chur (Switzerland) by Barozzi Veiga. The Royal Institute of British Architects bestows the International Emerging Architect on Aleph Zero.

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Aude-Line Dulière, 2018 Wheelwright Prize
30/04/2018

Aude-Line Dulière, 2018 Wheelwright Prize

Harvard University Graduate School of Design (Harvard GSD) is pleased to name architect Aude-Line Dulière (MArch '09) the winner of the 2018 Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 fellowship supporting travel-based research and investigative approaches to...

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Turner prize shortlist
28/04/2018

Turner prize shortlist

The Guardian

Forensic Architecture, Naeem Mohaiemen, Charlotte Prodger and Luke Willis Thompson in contention for prize...

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Kenneth Frampton Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement
19/04/2018

Kenneth Frampton Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

La Biennale di Venezia

The English architect, historian, critic and educator Kenneth Frampton is the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 16th International...

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DJI Drone Photography Award
12/04/2018

DJI Drone Photography Award

British Journal of Photography

Until 18 April 2018, theprintspace gallery in east London will showcase two new bodies of work by DJI Drone Photography Award winners Tom Hegen and Markel Redondo...

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Global LafargeHolcim Awards winners 2018
07/04/2018

Global LafargeHolcim Awards winners 2018

‘Hydropuncture’ in Mexico City by Manuel Perló and Loreta Castro receives Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold. It is a water retention and treatment complex including flood basins and public amenities with spaces that follow the gravitational logic of flowing water...

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MoMA PS1’s 2018 winner: ‘Hide & Seek’ by Dream the Combine
13/03/2018

MoMA PS1’s 2018 winner: ‘Hide & Seek’ by Dream the Combine

MoMA

The 2018 winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s annual Young Architects Program is ‘Hide & Seek’ by Jennifer Newsom and Tom Carruthers of Dream The Combine...

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Alberto Campo Baeza, Piranesi Prix de Rome 2018
07/03/2018

Alberto Campo Baeza, Piranesi Prix de Rome 2018

The Spanish architect will collect the prestigious award, the Piranesi Prix de Rome to Career Achievement 2018, for high classical culture in architecture. The awarding ceremony will take place in Rome on 16 March...

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Balkrishna Doshi, Pritzker Prize 2018
07/03/2018

Balkrishna Doshi, Pritzker Prize 2018

The President of the Hyatt Foundation has announced the concession of the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2018 to Balkrishna Doshi. Born in Pune in 1927, Doshi is one of the most important figures of modern architecture in Asia and the master and teacher of several...

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Yona Friedman, Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and The Arts 2018
06/03/2018

Yona Friedman, Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and The Arts 2018

The award, with a substantial prize-money of 55,000 euros, is presented alternately by the Republic of Austria and the City of Vienna every two years “for outstanding achievements in the field of architecture and the arts that conform to Frederick Kiesler’s experimental...

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Women in Architecture Award winners announced
05/03/2018

Women in Architecture Award winners announced

Architectural Review

Sandra Barclay and Gloria Cabral have been named the winners of the Architect of the Year Award and the Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture...

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David Adjaye, Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalist
01/03/2018

David Adjaye, Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalist

David Adjaye is the 2018 recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture. Born in Tanzania to Ghanaian parents, his influences range from contemporary art, music and science to African art forms and the civic life of cities...

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High Line wins 2017 Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design
26/02/2018

High Line wins 2017 Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design

The Harvard Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce that the 13th Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design has been awarded to the High Line in New York, designed by James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Piet Oudolf...

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Royal Academy Architecture Prize 2018
13/02/2018

Royal Academy Architecture Prize 2018

Itsuko Hasegawa has been awarded the 2018 Royal Academy Architecture Prize, honouring her inspiring and enduring contribution to the culture of architecture. Described by the judging panel as “one of Japan’s most important architects”...

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David Adjaye's black history museum wins design of the year
29/01/2018

David Adjaye's black history museum wins design of the year

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

The National Museum of African American History and Culture wins the Beazley Designs of the Year 2017, run by London's Design Museum and sponsored by Beazley...

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2018 AIA Institute Honor Awards
16/01/2018

2018 AIA Institute Honor Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected the 2018 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards, the profession’s highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in architecture, interior architecture and urban design...

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Martínez Lapeña and Torres win National Award for Architecture 2016
14/12/2017

Martínez Lapeña and Torres win National Award for Architecture 2016

Since 1932 the Spanish Government has given the National Award for Architecture, which has gone through many ups and downs and changes of direction over the years. Since 2001 it has been bestowed not upon a work, but upon an entire career, and since 2014...

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Lubaina Himid wins Turner prize
12/12/2017

Lubaina Himid wins Turner prize

The Guardian

Himid wins £25,000, money which she will spend on commissioning other artists and, perhaps, the odd pair of shoes...

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James Stewart Polshek, 2018 AIA Gold Medal
11/12/2017

James Stewart Polshek, 2018 AIA Gold Medal

The American Institute of Architects

Born in Akron, Ohio, Polshek earned a Master of Architecture degree from Yale in 1955. The office that Polshek began in 1963 as...

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ETSAM architects in five teams win LagargeHolcim Awards 2017
11/12/2017

ETSAM architects in five teams win LagargeHolcim Awards 2017

Five teams made up of graduates of the Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM) have been honored with this year’s LafargeHolcim Awards, considered the most important...

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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 86 - MVRDV 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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