Denise Scott Brown
American architect Denise Scott Brown is being honored with the 2018 Soane Medal for her “ideas and work as architect, planner, urbanist, theorist, writer and educator have had a global influence, transforming thinking about architecture and cities”.
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Renovation of reception area of the Schaubühne Berlin by Barkow Leibinger. Photography by Simon Menges
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Barkow Leibinger has renovated the reception area of the Schaubühne Berlin, the famous theater in Berlin‘s Lehniner Platz.
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Previous situation. Renovation of the Intelhorce factory in Málaga by System Arquitectura. Photography by Fernando Alda
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
The 1950s were not easy for Malaga and in 1957, faced with the difficult economic situation that the country was going through, the State decided to create Industrias Textiles del Guadalhorce (INTELHORCE).
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Maison d'Homme by Le Corbusier. Photograph © Jose Juan Barba
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Heidi Weber contacted Le Corbusier in 1960 for the construction of a museum that would collect his works of art, his tapestries, furniture and books in order to create an exhibition hall that would promote the architect's works.
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Protos wineries in Peñafiel, by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. Courtesy by Protos
metalocus, JUDIT OTERO
Bodegas Protos is a contemporary reinterpretation of the traditional winery. Located in Peñafiel, a small town in the Ribera del Duero, Spain, the need arose to expand and modernize the production facilities belonging to Protos wines.
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Paimio Sanatorium by Alvar Aalto, 1933, located in Paimio, Finland. Image: Arnout Fonck/Flickr
metalocus, JUDIT OTERO
Alvar Aalto's Paimio Sanatorium in Finland is now for sale. Currently owned by the Hospital District of Southwest Finland, the district has announced its plans to sell the building by fall of 2018. The bidding period will end on August 23.
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Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Guest House. Photograph © Jose Juan Barba / METALOCUS
The Guest House is one of the lesser-known works of Philip Johnson in New York, one of the many private residences he made in this city. Located near the junction between Second Avenue and East 52nd Street, it was built between 1949 and 1950.
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From Kenzo Tange Gymnasium to region in Leon
American Express announced $1 million in funding to support preservation efforts at eight endangered cultural heritage sites included on the World Monuments Fund’s 2018 World Monuments Watch list.
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The fire ripped through the newly-restored building on Friday night. Photograph by Rocco Giudice
metalocus, ANTONIO G DE JUAN
Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art Building has been gutted for the second time in 4 years.
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Interior of the exhibition. La Bibliothèque nationale de France by Dominique Perrault, Portrait d’un projet 1988 – 1998, exhibition at the BnF. © Courtesy of Dominique Perrault Architecte/ADAGP 2018
metalocus, INÉS OÑATE
After 20 years since its opening, an exhibition has been held in the library itself in commemoration of its creation process, from 1988 to 1998.
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