Rafael Moneo presentó su monografía de AV el 13 de septiembre de 2023 en la Fundación Arquia, con un acto introducido por el vicepresidente de Arquia Banca Alberto Alonso Saezmiera y la directora de la Fundación Sol Candela, en cuyo coloquio final in
The youngest, and first black president of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) wants to rebuild the profession with an accent on workers’ rights, the community and sustainability... The Guardian. Architect Muyiwa Oki: ‘We need a diversit
He almost failed architecture school. Now he’s netted the profession’s top prize, the Pritzker. Britain’s modernist master talks about the building that changed everything – and running a bar in Spain... The Guardian: ‘I faked it at the beginning!’:
Conversing in Madrid, the two architects go over their trajectory, from the training they received in London to the works that launched their career.
In the interview, held at the Norman Foster Foundation, Luis Fernández-Galiano explains his relationship with Norman Foster, how his innovative design has changed the world of architecture, and how they worked together for the Norman Foster Foundatio
From his 60s utopian housing development to infinity pools in the sky, the Israeli-Canadian architect has always designed larger-than-life buildings. Now 84, he has written a memoir about the obsessional energy that still fuels his career. Once, Mosh
Arquitectura Viva and its director, Luis Fernández-Galiano, understand and regret the discomfort caused by the series Conversations. Filmed between 2013 and 2018, this documentary series of Fundación Arquia, now being streamed on Netflix, was left un
Inspired by the kilns of Stoke-on-Trent, the Chicago artist’s Black Chapel will host bands, including his own, and also provide ‘a place of quietude’ where even the British weather is welcome. The Serpentine Gallery’s annual summer pavilion will take
Beijing National Stadium, known as the Bird’s Nest, the main venue for the Beijing Olympic Games. The Tate Modern, London’s famous art gallery and one of the largest museums for modern art in the world. The Allianz Arena, Munich’s football stadium. .
Norman Foster, the British architect famous for building airports, minimized the aviation industry’s impact on climate change in an interview with Bloomberg. “I would argue that everything has a footprint, and in relative terms, the carbon footprint
My first experiences as an architect were threaded together by a search for lightness. It’s very simple. When you are young, you try to do the opposite of what your father’s been doing. My father was making buildings with sand, concrete, and bricks.
Early on, I had two great masters: an artist, Joseph Beuys, and an architect, Aldo Rossi. With them I began to lay the intellectual and formal foundations of my architecture. Rossi was in our time the best-known professor at the school, and he had pl
The library of Manchester is arguably one of the most important buildings of my life in terms of influence. There I disovered Le Corbusier’s Towards a New Architecture, the work of Henry-Russell Hitchcock on Frank Lloyd Wright… I discovered those wor
I was born in Matosinhos, in 1933, into a large family. We were five siblings, common at the time, and twelve people living at home, starting with my grandmother, who had come from Brazil as a widow with six children. We ate all together and converse
Memory speaks in these ten interviews with masters. I borrow from Vladimir Nabokov’s autobiography the title for the presentation of these conversations, transcribed as monologues to place the focus on the protagonists, whose voices I hope to have re
Increasingly, architects and builders are thinking about how their creations affect the health of the planet. Kunle Adeyemi has built his career around that question. Born in Kaduna, in northern Nigeria, Mr. Adeyemi, 45, is known for his sustainable
To America came my great-great-grandfather in 1848. There’s a huge difference between people that came in the middle of the 19th century and people who came in the middle of the 20th century, especially among Jewish families in the States. There’s a
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
If I am an architect, it is largely owing to my father. When I finished secondary school, I was especially drawn to the humanities, and seeing me waver, it was he who steered me toward architecture. It was difficult to get into the School at that tim
Calatayud, 1950. Arquitecto, catedrático y editor de las revistas Arquitectura Viva y AV. Las grandes esperanzas reúne sus escritos del periodo 1976-1992 en dos tomos: Fracturas y ficciones y Empeños sostenibles. PREGUNTA. En 45 años de escribir sob
Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were brainstorming for a name for their studio. It was 1978. They combined their surnames, switched their names around, sometimes drifting toward a more abstract or poetic formulation to go by as an architectural d
L’architetto: mia moglie si è inventata la figura del buttadentro e mi vieta di uscire, faccio teleconferenze con il Giappone e l’America. Lo smart working interessante? Col piffero: se non trai ispirazione dalla realtà, se non hai contatti con le pe
In an interview at his studio, Gong Dong analyzes his architecture and explains the projects as the result of a demanding and solitary work process.
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