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8 Architecture books to read this Summer

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For the architecture-obsessed reader, it can sometimes be tough to keep up with the publishing world. With architecture-related interests spanning from photography to philosophy, new books are released at an alarming rate and it can be difficult to spot the … Read More

Japan is building solar energy plants on abandoned golf courses

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The idea is spreading. In Japan, country club memberships famously went for millions of dollars in the late 1980s. Then, too many courses were built in 1990s and 2000s during a real estate boom. Now the nation faces the question … Read More

Barcelona Architectural Walks, Antoni Gaudi

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Hi walkers! Today we want to introduce our  BARCELONA & GAUDI walking tour. A perfect start for your Barcelona stay! Around the Modernism Route, we paint the sinuous dream that took  Antoni Gaudí from his concern into the social, to his … Read More

Creating “Super-Blocks” in Barcelona

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Barcelona is re-designing its streets. Barcelona city planners released a new plan that takes city spaces back from cars, for the people. Re-orienting the city to the human scale, Barcelona’s leaders have decided to create more space for walking and … Read More

Gaudí: neither a saint nor a lunatic, but a great architect

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While mass tourism overshadows the historic value of Gaudí’s work, we celebrate the life of the genius from Reus (Catalonia), who passed away ninety years ago. “Any profound interpretation is swept away by tourism. Visitors always get a superficial overview”. … Read More

BIG’s 2016 Serpentine Pavilion

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Serpentine Pavilion Opens Alongside 4 Summerhouses. The 2016 Serpentine Pavilion, designed by BIG, has today been unveiled at the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park, London. The design consists of an “unzipped wall” in which a straight line of tubular fiberglass bricks at the … Read More

Responsive Cities Symposium

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Urbanism in the Experience Age. The Responsive Cities Symposium / Urbanism in the Experience Age is one of the main activities carried out under the Knowledge Alliance for Advanced Urbanism – KAAU (www.ka-au.net) EU co-funded project. Based on the assumption that … Read More

BAW Enric Miralles and the Santa Caterina market

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See Barcelona through the eyes of Enric Miralles. In our BARCELONA & THE MARKET walking tour you will see Barcelona through the eyes of Enric Miralles. “If you can work using the record, instead of imposing, you are checking things from … Read More

New Tate Modern by Herzog & De Meuron

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Next opening on 17 june 2016   Tate Modern revealed plans for entirely new collection displays, 75% of which will have been acquired since 2000, opening on 17 June 2016. The new displays will demonstrate how the collection has been … Read More

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