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The forgotten creator of the most iconic 20th century furniture

From height-adjustable tables to sofas, mirrors and lacquered screens to divide up interior space, Eileen Gray, a pioneering designer and architect of the modern movement who went unnoticed for decades, devised some of the most memorable classic and versatile furniture of the contemporary period.

02/03/2022

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Gaudí and the art of building without plans

An innate sense of geometry and volume helped Gaudí to become a genius of three-dimensional creation. The architect, a symbol of Catalan modernism, was inspired by nature to build such emblematic works as Park Güell and the crypt of the Sagrada Familia.

09/02/2022

Science talks

“Many people don’t live where they want but where they have to”

Jorge Nieto tackles the sustainable city concept from a point of view that gives vital importance to relationships with others and the environment. 

23/07/2021

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Olympic wonders of architecture

Architecture was an Olympic "sport" until the middle of the 20th century and still plays a fundamental role in the Olympics. Barcelona, Beijing and London are some of the cities transformed from top to bottom by this event.

30/06/2021

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Nature’s secret code, the key to sustainable architecture?

The Fibonacci spiral has been used for centuries as a means of connecting with the divine and for aesthetic reasons. But is the so-called golden ratio just a fascinating way to achieve pleasing designs or does it actually contribute to making buildings more sustainable?

26/05/2021

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