Category list : Americas
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Housing in the USA by IM Pei & AssociatesSubscription
Archive: a series of housing projects constituted the early works of the then newly founded IM Pei & Associates
As the competition to host Barack Obama’s presidential library hots up, we look back over the history of this very American institution
Proto-industrial insertions restore this old fish market in Buenos Aires without compromising its distinctive historical character
Exploring the language of simplicity and sobriety, this circular wall reconceptualises the notion of pilgrimage
Highly commended AR_EA 2014: At the foot of a Mexican mountain, a shingle-clad barn and sunkenstables elegantly accommodate domestic and equestrian pursuits
Funded by the Colombian chanteuse’s charity, this school rises above the slum that surrounds it, catalysing social uplift and forming a new anchoring point in a marginalised community
Embedded in a tough Brazilian favela, a new sports centre catalyses actions and ideas about social cohesion and civility
In an Argentinian beach resort, a cuboid concrete carapace conceals the more expressive, populist soul of a new museum of contemporary art
Cerrada Reforma in Mexico by DCPP ArquitectosSubscription
AR House 2014 Honourable Mention: a stark, black house south of Mexico City creates an intimate series of spatial relationships
[Archive] In such a highly charged context, how can architecture sift the powerful currents of memory, myth and meaning to make sense of events?