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Spotlight: Alejandro Zaera-Polo

Alejandro Zaera-Polo is an internationally recognized architect and scholar and founder of London, Zurich and Princeton based firm Alejandro Zaera-Polo & Maider Llaguno Architecture (AZPML). First rising to prominence in the 1980s with his writings for publications such as El Croquis, Zaera-Polo has… Sigue leyendo

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Alejandro Zaera-Polo Steps Down as Princeton’s Dean of Architecture

Alejandro Zaera-Polo, the head of Alejandro Zaera-Polo & Maider Llaguno Architecture, today announced that he is stepping down as the Dean of Architecture at Princeton University’s School of Architecture. Zaera-Polo was appointed to the position in 2012 having been a visiting lecturer at the school since 2008, but stepped down in order to devote more time to his research and professional activities. He will continue to serve as a professor at the school, and his predecessor Stan Allen will take up the role of Acting Dean until a permanent replacement is found.

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Ceramica Cumella: Shaping Ideas

[ September 29, 2012 to December 8, 2012. ] From September 29th to December 8th, the exhibition dedicated to the work of Toni Cumella will be open. His works in ceramic have been utilised by architects such as Enric Miralles, Alejandro Zaera-Polo, or Jean Nouvel. These collaborations made his material became… Sigue leyendo

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13 Congreso Arquine: Desplazamientos

Pinche aquí para ver el vídeo El Congreso Arquine, ya en su décimo tercera edición, se ha perfilado no solo como uno de los eventos de arquitectura más relevantes de México, si no que a escala internacional. Año a año, un … Sigue leyendo

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The World’s Most Intricately Designed Columns: “The Sixth Order” at the Gwangju Design Biennale 2011

Earlier this year, Swiss architect and programmer Michael Hansmeyer introduced his magnificently baroque cardboard columns, which, with their algorithmically-derived 8-16 million facets (distinct surfaces), each bear more complexity than most entire buildings. Hansmeyer is back, this time with a new set … Sigue leyendo

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