Category list : Americas
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Frank Gehry (1929-)Subscription
Gehry’s enduring career spotlights a world that has long lain waste to the spatial conceptions and obligations of the Renaissance
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
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
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
John Portman (1924-2017)Subscription
His hotels may have soft centres but the architecture of John Portman is as brutal as the late American capitalism that created it
Enclosed patios shield this studio from a narrow colonial street in a historic part of Mexico City
Punta Sirena Hotel, Chile by WMR ArquitectosSubscription
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 ...
Charles Moore (1925-1993)Subscription
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
AR House Shortlist 2017: four pavilions rise from the desert as if fashioned from the earth itself
AR House Shortlist 2017: 5468796 Architecture continues to rebel against the architectural blandness of suburban Winnipeg