Mexicans Manuel Perló Cohen and Loreta Castro Reguera, Urban Planner and Architect, together with a multidisciplinary team from UNAM, have won gold for Latin America in the 2017 LafargeHolcim Awards with a project involving water infrastructure for a favela in Mexico City by integrating green courtyards and public buildings.
The 22nd September saw the inauguration, at the 57th Boat Show in Genoa, of La Piazza del Vento, the city’s new urban landmark designed by the OBR studio of architects Paolo Brescia and Tommaso Principi, inspired by Renzo Piano.
The Spanish architects from enormestudio worked in a self-building workshop with some 16-18-year-old students from Lycée Français de Madrid so the students could make more of the school's outdoor areas.
The Cloud House by American artist Matthew Mazzotta combines art and technology in the rather surreal backdrop of a small, gabled A-frame shelter with a cloud sitting above the roof that rains when you sit on one of the white rocking chairs inside.
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