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    Frank Gehry (1929-)Subscription

    Essay11 May, 2018

    Gehry’s enduring career spotlights a world that has long lain waste to the spatial conceptions and obligations of the Renaissance

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    Plan B for Colombia: Rural schools in Antioquia by Plan:b arquitectosSubscription

    Building20 April, 2018

    As Colombia recovers from years of armed confict, a series of schools in rural areas by Plan:b is driving programmes of education, culture and community engagement

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    Breaking the mould: Gloria Cabral, Gabinete de Arquitectura, ParaguaySubscription

    Building27 February, 2018

    Women in Architecture Moira Gemmill Prize winner 2018: combining innovations in construction techniques and materials as simple as Paraguayan brick has had award-winning results for Gloria Cabral and Gabinete de Arquitectura

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    Heat and dust: Paracas Museum, Peru by Barclay & CrousseSubscription

    Building21 February, 2018

    Women in Architecture Architect of the Year 2018 winner: Peru’s Museo de Sitio de Paracas, by Barclay & Crousse, is designed to blend into its harsh desert surroundings as well as withstand them

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    John Portman (1924-2017)Subscription

    Essay8 September, 2017

    His hotels may have soft centres but the architecture of John Portman is as brutal as the late American capitalism that created it

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    Iturbide Studio in Mexico City by Taller Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela CarrilloSubscription

    Building25 August, 2017

    Enclosed patios shield this studio from a narrow colonial street in a historic part of Mexico City

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    Punta Sirena Hotel, Chile by WMR ArquitectosSubscription

    Case study8 August, 2017

    The beach hotel usually comports itself in serene and brilliant white curves, borrowing the sleekness of the ocean liner, but the surfing resort of Curanipe in central Chile is a place for less sedentary approaches to the water. In response, WMR Arquitectos have not opted to emulate the quaint traditional buildings of the town, either; their only nod to the vernacular is their use of wood, with eucalyptus and pine filling the black steel frame of their building. This takes the form ...

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    Charles Moore (1925-1993)Subscription

    Essay28 July, 2017

     Charles Moore was the wizard who led us out of the sterility and self-importance of Modernism and showed us that we could go home again

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    Ancón House, Ancón, Peru by Barclay & Crousse ArchitectureSubscription

    Building14 July, 2017

    AR House Shortlist 2017: four pavilions rise from the desert as if fashioned from the earth itself

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    Parallelogram House, Winnipeg, Canada by 5468796 ArchitectureSubscription

    Building13 July, 2017

    AR House Shortlist 2017: 5468796 Architecture continues to rebel against the architectural blandness of suburban Winnipeg

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