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The Architecture of Campo Baeza

Jacobo García-Germán 

Casa Gaspar, Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz (1992)

The recent awarding of the Spanish Association of Architecture Institutes (CSCAE) Gold Medal to Alberto Campo Baeza suggests that there has been much reflection on the currency of his oeuvre and trajectory. A trajectory and oeuvre obstinately faithful to a distilled set of conceptual, aesthetic, and constructive architectural principles that he has applied with extraordinary rigor and tenacity for over forty years. An attitude that can in retrospect be considered one of his best legacies in these times of opportunism and fluctuating values... [+]

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