In this day and age, fascinated as we are by anything announced as extraordinary, and even more if anointed as iconic, it is no easy matter to praise the genius of José Antonio Corrales and Ramón Vázquez Molezún. Respect for centenaries aside, one wo
Herzog & de Meuron, celebrating a career
United in professional practice and friendship, Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron together turn 70 this spring, and Basel, the birthplace of both, celebrates with them. Though the best of architects are not always prophets in their own land, these
Al cumplirse medio siglo del Mayo francés, reproducimos un texto que defiende las arquitecturas de la necesidad suscitadas por la crisis ecológica frente a las arquitecturas del deseo de los jóvenes de mayo. En él se reúnen un artículo publicado hace
A century has passed since the birth of Bruno Zevi, the critic and professor who upheld the social purpose of architecture and the organicism of Frank Lloyd Wright. Born in Rome in 2018, in 1938 he was forced by Mussolini’s anti-Semitic laws to leave
El centenario de Utzon es una buena oportunidad para constatar la actualidad de su obra, inspirada en metáforas naturales y arquitectónicas.
A hundred years have passed since the birth of Jørn Utzon, the Danish visionary who with one of the most iconic buildings of the 20th century was a pioneer in giving form to the society of the spectacle. The Sydney Opera House, nevertheless, does not
The reader of this magazine knows – as any reader of periodical publications does – that anniversaries are important in the selection of news items. The attentive and faithful subscriber, moreover, will have observed that the contents of Arquitectura
The Guggenheim of Bilbao, now 20 years old, is perhaps the most influential building of the latest two decades, not so much because it is Frank Gehry’s greatest work but because it represents a way of transforming and activating the image of cities t
The exhibitions, which marked the emergence of postmodernity or deconstruction, have become more political after the shock of the crisis
Generally more visual than literary, architecture books have recorded and chronicled modernity, while helping to shape its ideas and forms.