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11-05-2021 - News
The Finnish Pavilion responds to the theme of the 17th Architecture Exhibition at Biennale di Venezia, “How will we live together”, with an exhibition entitled New Standards featuring the example of the Puutalo Oy consortium, which developed a prefabricated timber housing system as a response to the Karelian refugee crisis of the 1940s.
03-05-2021 - News
Carlos Ramos de la Medina and Ricardo Fernández Rivero of Mexican architectural studio Open Arquitectura have completed a record-breaking construction in their hometown, Veracruz. The Torre Amura residential tower is the tallest building on the Mexican coast, but the architects minimise its impact on the coastline using passive design solutions.
29-04-2021 - News
The home and studio of Alfons Soldevila, architect and professor of architecture at UPC in Barcelona, a friend and contemporary of such great architects as Elias Torres and Oscar Tusquets, was built in 1971 and offers a tangible example of his tireless innovative spirit. The timeless character of this prototype home is captured in Marcela Grassi’s photographs.