The 60 square meters attic is completely stripped to accommodate a series of interconnected spaces that regulate their levels of intimacy through large dividing elements. Thus, a corridor that serves as both a bedroom and a study is divided by a slid
The stone-like appearance of the vinyl that shapes the volumes of the installation strikes a contrast with the lightness of its making: the large curtains levitate on a layer of the same crushed material to manifest how it is infinitely recyclable.
- Two Madrid practices – the studio of Atxu Amann, Andrés Cánovas, and Nicolás Maruri on the one hand, and AMM-Adelino Magalhaes on the other – have in collaboration with João Nunes and Carlos Ribas of the Lisbon-based landscape architecture firm PRO
Madrid’s Hortaleza neighborhood is the location of this 245-square-meter dwelling, a work of the firm led by Javier Alejo Hernández Ayllón, Verónica Paradela Pernas, and Javier De Andrés De Vicente. The white cube perforated with large windows contai
Selected from a pool of 29 entries, the project Pati-Oh! – drawn up by NULA-STUDIO, the Madrid practice of Laia Cervelló and Miguel Fernández-Galiano, in collaboration with the A Coruña firm Fernández Carballada y Asociados (FCA) – won the public com
At Calle Méntrida 21, in Madrid’s Hortaleza neighborhood, rises this single-family dwelling, a work of the local practice headed by Javier Alejo Hernández Ayllón, Verónica Paradela Pernas, and Javier de Andrés de Vicente. Set between party walls, it
Refurbished following a design that respects its history and unique location, the old tide mill of El Caño in El Puerto de Santa María (Cádiz) is home now to one of the finest restaurants on the Andalusian coast.
The Tate Modern has had a substantial impact on London since the opening of the first phase in 2000. Beyond its influence on the city’s artistic, cultural and social life, it has been a key for the urban development of the South Bank. Keeping up with
In the historic Liberties area, southwest of the central core of Dublin, the Timberyard project repairs the fracture that the road engineering works for the new Cork Street corridor left on the local landscape. The social housing scheme provides a ne
The Sean O’Casey Community Centre goes up over the roofs of the East Wall area of Dublin. The main program – including a kindergarten, a daycare center for the elderly, sports halls, and a theater – is organized in four volumes that are hinged by fou
On 13 September Rafael Moneo presented AV Monographs 250, devoted to his oeuvre, in the course of a relaxed conversation with Luis Fernández-Galiano, after which a number of guests put in a word. Unlike in other encounters in which he has looked back
Under the motto ‘Medium Term,’ the 16th Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism (BEAU) delved into architecture’s capacity to anticipate the future through tools of the present, as reflected by the 55 works selected by the curators, María Gonzá
Conscientes de que la vida se basa en una continua mutación, a mi modo de ver, el pensamiento sobre la arquitectura, y sobre la vida, ya no trata de asentarse sobre un conjunto de verdades inmutables, fruto de una incansable búsqueda de perfección qu
Uno de mis mayores intereses creativos radica en considerar el arte, la práctica de las distintas artes, como fuentes primarias de signos. Fuentes: en el sentido de favorecer o potenciar el surgir de apariciones en gran medida inesperadas y al marge
Spain’s Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda (MITMA) has named the architect Emilio Tuñón the winner of the 2022 National Award for Architecture. The National Award for Architecture, which comes with a money prize of 60,000 euros, is give
The appearance of new ‘softwares’ makes it possible for artificial intelligence to generate images of extraordinary quality by means of word prompts.
Jorge Mañas Álvarez attended the Bergen School of Architecture and earned his master’s degree in Design from ETSAM. Besides curating, he engages in architecture on several fronts, from practice and writing to research and teaching. Pedro Torres Garcí
Four young curators examine the work processes of a whole generation of architects less than 35 years old to define the professional ecosystem in which they operate.
Ecosistemas.zip presents the current Spanish scene of architects under 30, scanning over 300 practices through their work processes and within the professional ecosystem they inhabit. La generation born from 1986 onward represents an altogether new a
The inevitable presence of reality in architecture and photography alike is ultimately the main reason why a parallel discussion of both disciplines is productive and necessary. Philip Ursprung’s suggestion of a realist current in contemporary archit
Catorce obras y dos textos —uno introductorio de la editora Sandra Hofmeister y otro de uno de los fundadores del estudio, Kjetil Thørsen— resumen el trabajo de Snøhetta en esta monografía en formato libro y tapa dura de la prestigiosa revista aleman
‘Alexandrine Years’ was launched on 19 February with Norman Foster and Rafael Moneo accompanying its author, Luis Fernández-Galiano.
In schools of architecture, students are not taught how to execute renovations. This kind of work, disdained for years in schools and by the great representatives of contemporary architecture who teach there, has become the bread and butter of a prof
In the beginning there was the kitchen; the kitchen was fire; and fire was the house. Later, the three worlds that had since time immemorial been one thing began to separate: fire lost its visibility, hidden as it was in the stove or oven, and the ki
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 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
Eduardo Souto de Moura and Juhani Pallasmaa talk about the challenges of globalization and the role of the local in the context of todays architecture.
Question: Thank you so much for receiving us in your home here in Punta Nave, near Genoa, your hometown, where you were born almost eighty years ago. You turn 80 in September, and this is perhaps a good moment to go through your biography. An asteroi
Curated by a Spanish team, the triennale takes stock of the phenomenon of belonging, and of the ways of building the collective in a global world.
In the context of the Spanish Pavilion in the Venice Biennale, the curators of ‘Unfinished’ engage in conversation about its exhibition, winner of the Golden Lion.