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Éric Lapierre

among “best architects 16″ gold winners

+ best architects 16

The “best architects 16″ jury, comprising Prof. Pia Durisch (Durisch + Nolli Architetti, Massagno), Prof. Muck Petzet (Muck Petzet Architekten, Munich) and Christian Waldner (AllesWirdGut Architektur, Vienna), has decided the winners of the best architects 16 Award.
Two French firms made it into the ranks of gold winners: Éric Lapierre and Bruther. Also the Swiss firm Graber Pulver Architekten, was honoured with two gold awards. The five remaining gold awards were presented to Raumhochrosen, Roman Hutter Architektur, Schenker Salvi Weber Architekten, Giuliani Hönger Architekten and Andreas Fuhrimann and Gabrielle Hächler.

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Mid-19th century Barcelona

Quarterons Garriga i Roca

+ Barcelona, darrera mirada

The web ‘Barcelona, darrera mirada’ is a chance to get to know a very different city to the one we know today. A city with a single narrow street connecting Pl. Nova with Barcelona Cathedral and where the Via Laietana hadn’t yet been planned. It was a period where there were numerous alleys and squares, the Pl. Àngel was complete and the Pla de Palau was a large esplanade.