Tag: RIBA

Pritzker Prize 2020. Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara
03-03-2020 No Comments

Pritzker Prize 2020. Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara

Yvonne Farrell (1951) y Shelley McNamara (1952) se conocieron durante sus estudios universitarios en la Escuela de Arquitectura del University College Dublin (UCD). Estudiaron con arquitectos racionalistas que acababan de llegar para desafiar el pensamiento y la cultura preexistentes de la institución. Al graduarse en 1976, se les ofreció la oportunidad única de enseñar en UCD, donde continuaron educando hasta 2006, y […]

Lubetkin: Whipsnade's manifest | José Ramón Hernández Correa
11-03-2019 One Comment

Lubetkin: Whipsnade’s manifest | José Ramón Hernández Correa

On November 7, 2003 my friend Ángel Sanguino gave me a book published by the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya titled Aprendiendo de todas sus casas. It gave it to me during a food that a group of friends architects we were doing in Toledo on the first Fridays of every month, and to whose desserts we were reading an article […]

Francis Kéré. Primary elements
11-10-2018 No Comments

Francis Kéré. Primary elements

  “Francis Kéré has developed innovative strategies that combine traditional construction materials and methods with modern engineering techniques, and since he founded Kéré Architecture in 2005, his work has gained great recognition, with awards such as the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture, the BSI Swiss Architectural Award, the Marcus Prize, Global Holcim Gold Award, and the Schelling Architecture Award.” Francis […]

3º International Architecture Festival
30-08-2016 No Comments

3º International Architecture Festival

3º Festival internacional de arquitectura. ARQFESTIVAL 2016, EVENTO INTERNACIONAL DE ARQUITECTURA SE LLEVARÁ A CABO LOS DÍAS 13 Y 14 DE OCTUBRE EN EL TEATRO DIANA. Guadalajara, México, tierra del reconocido arquitecto Luis Barragán, ganador del Premio Pritzker, es sede de la tercera edición de ArqFestival 2016. El Festival incluye conferencias magistrales, presentaciones y proyectos innovadores de destacados despachos y […]

Lluís Horte, Honorary Fellowship RIBA Award
25-02-2014 No Comments

Lluís Horte, Honorary Fellowship RIBA Award

With this mention, The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) recognizes Mies van der Rohe Hortet’s professional path and the work realized at the head of the Foundation between 1989 and 2012. Lluís Hortet, exdirector of the Foundation Mies van der Rohe, will receive tomorrow the Honorary Fellowship RIBA (The Royal Institute of British Architects). It is a question of an […]

ar+d Awards 2013 (summons)
24-07-2013 No Comments

ar+d Awards 2013 (summons)

One more year, the British magazine The Architectural Review and the Danish signature of architectural iron-works d line, present the contest ar+d AWARDS 2013, in collaboration with LARGE CHEST, exclusive distributor of d line in Spain and official co-sponsor of the contest in our country. The contest ar+d AWARDS, that this year celebrates his 15 ª edition, promotes and announces […]

Berthold Lubetkin. Architecture and the tradition of progress
19-07-2013 No Comments

Berthold Lubetkin. Architecture and the tradition of progress

Few architectural monographs collect in a complete way the entire life and works of one author. Berthold Lubetkin. Architecture and the tradition of progress is certainly one of those cases. The book, originally published by RIBA in 1992 has just been reprinted and completed by Artifice Books in an essential volume. Berthold Lubetkin (1901-1990) came from Russia to United Kingdom […]

Álvaro Siza. Complete Works 1952-2013
11-06-2013 One Comment

Álvaro Siza. Complete Works 1952-2013

“The architecture is increasingly complicated. Numerous problems arise. She is not accepted as an art. It is an almost taboo to say that the architecture is an art. Nowadays, the quality in the architecture is in the habit of provoking a negative reaction. Because of it, sometimes I have the need to stop and do sketch to me. Also I […]

“Never Modern” · Tom Emerson
15-04-2013 No Comments

“Never Modern” · Tom Emerson

Tom Emerson studied architecture in Bath’s University, in the Royal College of Art and in the University of Cambridge, where later he exercised the education, as well as teacher in Architectural Associatio and in 2010 in the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. It has published articles about architecture, literature and art. There has gained different prizes as the […]

Zaha Hadid, Stirling Award 2011
05-10-2011 48 Comments

Zaha Hadid, Stirling Award 2011

The Academy Evelyn Grace of London, designed by the architects’ signature of Zaha Hadid, has been rewarded by the prize Stirling 2011 to the excellence in architecture that the Royal Institute grants every year of British Architects (RIBA). This modern academy placed in Brixton’s neighborhood, to the south of the capital, took to itself the endowment of 20.000 pounds (approximately […]

Ming Pei, Royal Gold Medal 2010
12-02-2010 58 Comments

Ming Pei, Royal Gold Medal 2010

The architect Ieoh Ming Pei has received the Royal Gold Medal 2010, prize that gives from 1848 the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in recognition to the artistic and professional path of an architect. The Royal Gold Medal is personally approved by the Queen of England and it does not award a prize an only building, but to a […]