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In 2019, after more twenty years living together, Toni Casamor and Anna Codina, two well-known, experienced architects in Catalonia, started working together. Codina and Casamor had worked at their own offices for many years. Each had taught, won competitions and awards, and practiced... Madeline Beach Carey

on 2/7/23

In Bold Ventures: Thirteen Tales of Architectural Tragedy a poet seeks answers to structural failures both personal and collective. Madeline Beach Carey examines the results. Madeline Beach Carey

on 11/22/22

Poet Christine Stewart-Nuñez is the author of numerous poetry collections and a professor at University of Manitoba. Her work explores women’s lives and art practices, as well as the body in relationship to public space. Madeline Beach Carey reviews The Poet and the Architect, published... Madeline Beach Carey

on 2/2/22

On Saturday, January 29, the funeral of Lluís Comerón Graupera, president of the Superior Council of Architects of Spain, took place in Barcelona, at the Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar. The event was attended by a large crowd, a clear sign of the immense loss that this death represents to... Madeline Beach Carey

on 1/20/22

Apartment Blossom is the second volume in the Urban Studies Degree Zero Series. This beautifully designed, delicately bound book includes short essays by Li Han, partner at Drawing Architecture... Madeline Beach Carey

on 10/19/21

Annie Coggan — designer, artist, educator, and a principal at Coggan + Crawford Architecture and Design in Brooklyn — has created a quirky, gorgeous, singular book called The Book of Errors. This slim volume is a beautiful object, but it is also a manifesto of sorts, a primer on how “to... Madeline Beach Carey

on 6/2/21

It is an extraordinary time for art museums and therefore a good moment for The Art Museum in Modern Times, which functions as a global guide through the evolution of art museums over the last century. The new book was written by Charles Saumarez Smith, a veteran of numerous art... Madeline Beach Carey

on 4/23/21

Madeline Carey reviews Building for Hope: Towards an Architecture of Belonging, the new book by Marwa al-Sabouni, a follow-up to The Battle for Home, the memoir that brought the Syrian architect international acclaim five years ago.  Madeline Beach Carey

on 8/19/20

In June author Adrian Duncan won the inaugural John McGahern Book Prize from the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Irish Studies for Love Notes from a German Building Site. Named for one of the most important Irish writers of the twentieth century, the annual prize recognizes the... Madeline Beach Carey

on 4/2/20

World-Architects recently corresponded with Ángela Baldellou, who runs Observatorio 2030, a group created by the Council of Spanish Architects that brings together professionals and experts from... Madeline Beach Carey

on 1/16/20

Two years ago this month, the Davos Declaration 2018 called for a policy of "high-quality Baukultur" across Europe. Spain signed the Declaration in spring 2019, turning what many of the country's architects have practiced for decades into official public policy. Madeline Carey examines... Madeline Beach Carey

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