AIA COTE Awards 2015: Form & Function | Architect Magazine

AIA COTE Awards jurors highlight the prevalence of projects that blend form and function into their green designs. Buildings’ performance are considered inside and out from conception to completion, as green technologies marry aesthetics to applications. Source: AIA COTE...
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Jaume Meneses/Flickr via Creative Commons license City of Arts and Sciences, by Santiago Calatrava, Valencia, Spain.

Why Tomorrowland Should Never Come

Columnist Aaron Betsky reviews the recently released film Tomorrowland and its depictions of a Calatrava future. By Aaron Betsky Why must the future always be so curvy and so Calatrava? The release of Tomorrowland [trailer], the Disney Studio’s confused fairytale about possible...
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The cover of Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955–1980.

A New Book Looks at Latin American Architecture : Architectural Digest

Text by Arielle Pardes  | Photography courtesy of MoMA At the 1939 World’s Fair, visitors marveled over the Brazil Pavilion, which was all curves and unimaginably modernist in design. Suddenly, all eyes were on Brazil and the emerging style of modern architecture that was...
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