For three days, from 8 to 10 September, the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad held its sixth congress at the Navarrese capital’s Baluarte convention center. Titled ‘The City We Want,’ it brought in figures from different disciplines to reflect on and
Titled ‘The City We Want,’ the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad is set to hold its sixth international congress from 8 to 10 September 2021, as usual at the Baluarte Convention Center and Auditorium of Navarre, in Pamplona. Attendance will be in-per
During the International Architecture Congress of June 2016 held in Pamplona, Rem Koolhaas and Richard Ingersoll talked about the political role of architecture. Richard Ingersoll: Delirious New York remains a masterpiece, a text that introduced to
Joan Clos assesses his time as Barcelonas mayor and, after heading UN-Habitat for eight years, warns about the great challenges of urban growth on a global scale.
The Mayor of Madrid advocates a model of urban management based on principles ranging from participation to creativity by way of solidarity and sustainability.
The Princess of Asturias Award for Literature winner explains the importance that Havana has had in his work, and predicts the challenges that his city will have to condront in years to come.
The winner of the 2017 Cervantes Prize has made the rogue, non-smug side of revolutionary and pre-Olympic Barcelona a quarry of themes, scenes, and characters for his literature.
The fifth congress held in Pamplona, Less Architecture, More City, endeavored to foster dialogue among writers, politicians, ecologists, urbanists, and architects.
The international congress ‘Less Architecture, More City’ was held at the Baluarte auditorium and convention center in Pamplona (Navarre) on 13-14 June. It was the fifth biennial encounter organized by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, following
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 by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, following ‘More for Less’ (2010), ‘
No one really knows whether to call him an emerging or an already established architect, and the ambiguity continues to work in his favor. What’s sure is that Bjarke Ingels, born in 1974 in Copenhagen, is by now a true star in the international scene
Born in 1952, Dietmar Eberle is the principal of Baumschlager Eberle, founded in 1985. For legal and commercial convenience the practice retains this name, even though Carlo Baumschlager moved on in 2010. As well as running what is now a group of ten
Louisa Hutton (Norwich, 1957) takes the city as a concept and as a starting point. It was almost thirty years ago that the firm Sauerbruch Hutton was set up in London, to later move its main office to Berlin. She studied at the Architectural Associat
The partners Jean-Philippe Vassal and Anne Lacaton like to call themselves strategists of the essential. This means that their architectural work aims to address the basic needs of users. And it does so with lightness, delicacy, and friendliness. Als
The impact of the economic crisis that broke out in 2008 was especially hard on construction, a sector which had contributed to Spain’s prosperity and its citizens’ well-being through improvements in housing and cities; but a sector, too, that became
While his name in English evokes an air-conditioned villa (cool house), in Dutch it suggests one of the major anthropogenic causes of climate change: coal. This came to mind because twenty years ago, in the extremely climatized setting of Houston, Te
In the presence of the king and queen of Spain and the feel of being at the threshold of turbulent times, the fourth congress organized by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad in collaboration with Arquitectura Viva brought a cast of leading archite
‘Change of Climate’ is the motto of the fourth international congress organized by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad for 29 and 30 June, in Pamplona. The previous congresses focused on austerity, solidarity, and the necessary as tools with which
Arquia / FAS / ETSAB / ETSAM The Consejo Superior de los Colegios de Arquitectos de España (Spanish Association of Architecture Institutes) has given its Medal to the Fundación Arquia, the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, and the ETSAs (schools of
On 24 September the Consejo Superior de Colegios de Arquitectos de España (CSCAE, or Higher Council of Architects in Spain) announced that the winners of the 2015 Medals are the Fundación Arquia, the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, and the ETSAB (
On 13 June, at the Baluarte auditorium and convention center of Pamplona, the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad wrapped up its third biennial international congress, closing a series that began in the year 2010 with the motto ‘More for Less’, continu
Under the heading ‘A Humanistic Future’, the final session of the 3rd International Architecture Congress began with the Alicante-born journalist and essayist Vicente Verdú recalling the social and political commitment of architects of the Modern Mov
The third international congress organized by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad has begun, again at the Baluarte of Pamplona. If the first two, with the mottoes of ‘More for Less’ and ‘The Common’, focussed on key questions in times of crisis, au