In tonight’s talk, Costanza Beltrami explores the long history of the cloister of Segovia cathedral. Shifting the analysis from the cloister’s construction to its conception and relocation, she will discuss such issues as collaboration, competition and conservation. Please click here for more information and to register.
El País reports that the Colón Towers, two high-rise buildings in the vicinity of Madrid’s Plaza de Colón and Biblioteca Nacional, may soon become listed. Designed by Antonio Lamela (December 1, 1926–April 1, 2017), the towers’ suspended structure was innovative at the time of their construction, between 1967 and 1976. In the 1990s new fire regulationsContinue reading “Marvel or monster? Madrid’s Torres Colón to become protected architectural heritage”
Obra congrua, 1416 Girona, 19, 20, 21 October 2016 Registration now open The DOCOGOTHIC Network, together with the CATS research group and the IRH-2014 SGR 110 Project, call on the national and International scientific community to participate in the symposium ‘Obra Congrua’ to commemorate 600 years of the famous consultation on the construction of GironaContinue reading “International Symposium, Girona, October 2016”
Exhibition, Sagrada Família – Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture City College of New York (141 Convent Avenue, New York City). The exhibit in the Spitzer School’s Atrium Gallery includes photographs, architectural models and casts used in construction. It also showcases the 3D computer imaging software used to analyze and draw preciseContinue reading ““Sagrada Família – Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece”, New York: Closes 8 May 2015″