Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism (BEAU) at Centro Niemeyer, Avilés

The Cultural Center designed by Brazilian architect Niemeyer is hosting until August 12 an exhibition showing the results of the XIII BEAU Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism, comprising the works of the architects awarded or shortlisted among the various categories of the Biennial.

 

'BEAU Spanish Biennal of Architecture and Urbanism' exhibition display © Centro Niemeyer

‘BEAU Spanish Biennal of Architecture and Urbanism’ exhibition display © Centro Niemeyer

 

The Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism (BEAU) is being shown in the Centro Niemeyer, a Center for the Arts and Culture in Avilés, Spain. The XIII BEAU, entitled Alternativas / Alternatives, has traveled to United States, France, Germany, Japan and Sweden. The exhibition, which also includes an additional 20 shortlisted works, features large-scale image displays and audiovisual commentary about the winning projects, as well as drawing reproductions and architectural models.  (more…)

Winners of the XIII Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial revealed

Among the 22 winning projects selected by the jury out of the over 400 presented are large-scale projects, coupled with smaller, domestic-scale projects like the Sailing School in Sotogrande by Héctor Fernández Elorza & Carlos García Fernández, winner of the BigMat ’15 National Spanish Architecture Prize.

 

Sotogrande Sailing School  © Hector Fernández Elorza

Sotogrande Sailing School © Hector Fernández Elorza & Carlos García

 

The Jury meeting for the XIII  Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial – held on February 11 and 12 in Madrid- considered 22 proposals out of the  449 presented were worthy of being awarded in this edition of the prize, because they showed different attitudes on how to intervene on historical architectural heritage, on the city ​​and landscape with innovative and qualified solutions.

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