Lacaton & Vassal. 1991-2021

31/05/2021


Faithful to a radical understanding of the profession, the recipients of the latest Pritzker Prize have over three decades developed a highly committed architecture that has managed to translate the social and environmental concerns of our times into a simple but powerful language. On the occasion of their winning the prestigious award, the publisher Arquitectura Viva presents Lacaton & Vassal. 1991-2021, an entirely bilingual (Spanish-English) volume of 176 pages, clothbound in hardcover, which gathers thirty of the French practice’s most acclaimed works and projects. Four articles – penned by Luis Fernández-Galiano, François Chaslin, Richard Scoffier, and Enrique Sobejano – complement the selection and offer different takes on the restrained and always people-serving architecture that has given Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal the maximum accolade of the profession.


Palais de Tokyo. 1999-2001, 2010-1012, Paris (France)

 

Manifesto City. 2001-2005, Mulhouse (France)

 

R House. 2003-2005, Keremma, Tréflez (France)

 

Bois-le-Prêtre Tower Transformation. 2005-2011, Paris (France) 

 

530 Social Dwellings. 2011-2016, Bordeaux (France)

 

 


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