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EARTH

EARTH (Venice Biennale, 2012) The earth is our support, our base, the root that will, eventually, allow us to fly. To speak of the earth requires us to think about water, the slow force that moulds, cracks and bores. That…

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Josep Lluís Mateo at Oslo School of Architecture

Lecture by Josep Lluís Mateo about the relation and the importance of the four elements of nature in architecture, by means of his own work: Thank you for your invitation to meet once again in Oslo [1]. What I most…

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The art of the model maker

  Report by the culture programme Àrtic, shown by betevé (Barcelona Television) on 22 May. In this video, architect Ignasi Rincón and model maker Maria Antònia Bota, both members of the team at Mateo Arquitectura, talk about the importance of…

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Urban planning and housing in Bordeaux. France

In the Garonne river port, Bassins à flot, Bordeaux. As though washed up here by nearby waters, rises the hulk of the World War II submarine base. Beside us, other remains of the shipwreck: some small constructions that have to…

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City and Architecture, lecture in Zagreb (Croatia)

On Monday 5 June, Josep Lluís Mateo will be visiting the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Zagreb (Croatia) to give a lecture entitled City and Architecture. Urban Project versus Object Project. Composition Rules. The talk will take place…

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CCIB, Best Overseas Conference Centre 2017

The Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB), designed by Josep Lluís Mateo (mateoarquitectura), has been awarded the Gold for the Best Overseas Conference Centre 2017 by M&IT Industry Awards, which has valued the quality of its installations, services and management. M&IT…

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