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Highly Commended in AR_EA 2016, Beals Lyon Arquitectos gives visitors the chance to escape real life and meander through a fairy tale
Venezuela has been fertile ground for the emergence of young architecture collectives that are committed to joining forces, maintaining autonomy, forming their own voice and above all, addressing social injustice
[Archive] Camino Nuevo Charter Academy in Los Angeles by Daly Genik Architects
Hillside water tanks circling Medellín have been repurposed as a necklace of public spaces draped around the city
Favelas: not the problem of urbanity but the solution?
It difficult to identify in the Chilean architectural fabric any projects that self-consciously question the role of the architect
The fight for land regularisation is growing across Latin America, but this could make things worse for the poor in booming real-estate markets, such as Rio de Janeiro
The 2016 Olympics should have been the perfect opportunity to herald a sea change in Rio’s urban strategy, but they have ended up driving expansion
After years of false promises, even more residents of Rio’s favelas face eviction to make way for the Olympics
Subject to several unfortunate twists of history, Affonso Eduardo Reidy was once considered the most important Brazilian architect of his generation
Just what is it that makes South American architecture so appealing?
The London School of Economics Cities forum raises challenging questions about the future of the city and its reliance on slum as a housing solution
The unrivalled master of Modernist Baroque defined a nation and leaves a legacy of global significance
[Archive] Brazil has a strong native school of modern architects and has profited from the visits of foreigners and European exiles
Architect to the National Library of the Argentine Republic and the Bank of London in Buenos Aires, the fanciful Clorindo Testa is a mainstay of modern Argentine architecture
Norman Foster pays tribute to his hero, the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer who died recently aged 104
Mexican muralist, revolutionary, mosaic artist and architect, whose career veered from Modernism to vernacular Surrealism
Clorindo Testa was an anchor of modern Argentine architecture. Influenced by European architects including Le Corbusier, he had deep creative imagination
The Brazilian Modernist’s work is celebrated for its punchy, honest concern for social good
Louise Noelle Gras writes an obituary to her great friend and colleague, the Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta 1931-2011