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Interactive Geographies: a book in collaboration with the EsArq-UIC, Barcelona

Interactive Geographies

Productive Landscapes in the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona.

A publication in collaboration with the EsArq-UIC, Barcelona

We are glad to share with you one of our latest collaborations, "Interactive Geographies: Productive Landscapes in the metropolitan Area of Barcelona", a book comissioned by the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura of Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (EsArq-UIC).  "Interactive Geographies" is dedicated to the Final projects developed ...

Launch: July 21th 2014

Cátedra Blanca / 06

Cátedra Blanca / 06

Architectural Projects Workshop 2012/2013 and 2013/2014

VV.AA.

Vibok Works & Architecture School of Seville, 2014.

Cátedra Blanca Collection brings together the projects carried out in the Cátedra Blanca Architecture Project Workshop headed by the architects Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra, Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz at the Architecture School of Seville. Professors offer students real situations in order to incite reflection and ...

Interview with Fulcrum's editor Jack Self

Interview with Fulcrum's editor Jack Self

Editor Talks Series.

Fulcrum is a free architectural publication founded in 2011 by Graham Baldwin, Aram Mooradian and Jack Self, as a circular printed on Bedford Press at the Architectural Association. With a vertiginous weekly frequency, the publication is read by more than six thousand people around the world. ...

Visit fulcrum.aaschool.ac.uk

Missbehave

Missbehave

Simona Rota

Edited by Paula V. Álvarez.

Collection EKTAS, Vibok Works, 2013.

Missbehave seeks to bring to light the underground ties between Big Exit and Ostalgia by artist and photographer Simona Rota. Apparently very different, both works share the same concern about the possibility of the individual freedom versus environments that subtly affect us and condition us. But this ...

Books have guts!

Books have guts!

A video introducing Missbehave and the key editorial decissions.

'Missbehave' is dedicated to the underground ties between ‘Ostalgia’ and ‘Big Exit’ series by photographer Simona Rota. While ‘Ostalgia’ evokes the effects of monumental buildings and infrastructures subtly displayed in soviet cities as political propaganda, ‘Big Exit’ talks about the tensions between domestic space and ...

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Ruby Press Interview

Ruby Press Interview

Editor Talks Series.

For how long the compulsive compsumption of images and compressed reflections will remain an acceptable way to approach architecture? The range of readers who demand the pleasure of enjoying a good publication in their hands is surprisingly growing. As the abuse of commercial and acritical ...

More info: ruby-press.com

Agustín Fernández Mallo,  guest author in Missbehave.

Agustín Fernández Mallo,
guest author in Missbehave.

Edited by Paula Alvarez

We are pleased to announce that the writter Agustín Fernández Mallo will contribute with a text in the book Missbehave. We are very enthusiastic about this collaboration, which will result in a trasndisciplinar book. As you probably know, the book Missbehave is dedicated to the ...

Book Launch: May 2013

Unfacebook

Unfacebook

Evolutive book collaboratively written in a Facebook album.

ART PROJECT

Vibok Works, ongoing since 2012.

"The only resources and commodities from which the subordinate can make their own subcultures are those provided by the system that subordinates them." —John Fiske, 1989 Unfacebook is an experimental publishing project aimed at using Facebook's tools to generate an evolutive book. This book unfolds inside an album ...

Check out the evolving book.

Critic|all I International Conference on Architectural Design & Criticism

Critic|all International Conference

Madrid 12-14 June 2014

We are happy to anounce the I International Critic|all Conference launchment, that will be held at the ETSAM on the 12th, 13th and 14th June 2014. Paula V. Álvarez, header of Vibok Works, is a member of the Conference Scientific Commettee. Trying to go beyond debates ...

Deadline for abstracts November 15th 2013

Collective Architectures

Collective Architectures

Trucks, Containers, Collectives / Recetas Urbanas.

Santiago Cirugeda et al.

Vibok Works, 2010.

Collective Architectures is dedicated to an initiative by architect (Recetas Urbanas) which has involved dozens of collectives to transform obsolete cargos into self-managed cultural spaces. What begins as a kind of guerrilla having the Spanish peninsula as its battleground leads to an international cooperation network. ...

Re—write this Book Series

Re—write this Book Series

One experience, one essay, one action, one book.

BOOK SERIES & EDITORIAL ACTIONS.

Vibok Works, since 2010.

Re—write this Book Series is a collection of books on denormalized ways of spatial production. Every book is accompanied by an essay of a guest author and an editorial action specifically designed for each title.  The series focuses on everyday things, excitements, relationships and affections ...

Two new titles under construction!

Cátedra Blanca / 05

Cátedra Blanca / 05

Architectural Projects Workshop 2011/2012.

VV.AA.

Vibok Works & Architecture School of Seville, 2013.

Cátedra Blanca Collection brings together the projects carried out in the Cátedra Blanca Architecture Project Workshop headed by the architects Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra, Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz at the Architecture School of Seville. Professors offer students real situations in order to incite reflection and ...

HipoTesis Interview!

HipoTesis Interview!

Editors Talk Series.

HipoTesis is an experimental periodical publication conceived in late 2009 by Fernando Nieto, Katerina Psegiannaki and Francisco Triviño. In the words of its creators, HipoTesis reflects and develops upon "an indefinite theoretical concern mainly in the field of architecture, eager to feed off other disciplines ...

More info at www.hipo-tesis.eu

Garcia Frankowski Interview

Garcia Frankowski's Interview

Editors Talk Series.

Garcia Frankowski is a creative practice formed by Cruz García (San Juan, 1983), architect, artist and writer from Puerto Rico graduated by the University of Puerto Rico, and Nathalie Frankowski (Dundee, 1985), architect, poetess and artist graduated by the Ecole French Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture of ...

Check out Intelligentsia at book-a.net

Toward a Critique of Architecture Ideology

Toward a Critique
of Architecture Ideology

Manfredo Tafuri.

Dossier by Pau de Solà-Morales.

Vibok Works, 2013.

Manfredo Tafuri is probably one of the most ostracised and least known of the architecture critics from the second half of the twentieth century. His profoundly deep historical and critical project, complex and dense prose, and convoluted and Marxist vocabulary have taken the greatest of ...

A conversation with Saskia Sassen // Paula Alvarez

A conversation with Saskia Sassen // Paula Alvarez

Urban practices as political projects.

Included in 'Collective Architectures' Book

We are pleased to share this fragment of the conversation between Saskia Sassen and Paula Álvarez, included in the chapter 'The Wishes' of the book Collective Architectures published by Vibok Works, 2010. © CC-BY-NC-ND 3.0.   Paula Alvarez: You have mentioned that certain projects exercise political power ...

December 2010

Architecture and time, from Photography

Architecture and time, from Photography

A dialogue between Paula Álvarez and Jorge Yeregui.

Conference-workshop at CCCB, Barcelona.

Next month Paula Álvarez and with Jorge Yeregui will be responisble for one of the dialogues between architects and photographers organized by Ricardo Devesa in the frame of the conference-workshop "Architecture and time, from Photography", held by the Centro de Cultura Contemporánea de Barclona (CCCB) and ...

18th April 2013

Passable Orographies

Passable Orographies

Aranea / Leiva Notebooks.

Grupo Aranea.

Vibok Works, 2013.

Grupo Aranea can be described as a multidisciplinary team that organises and carries out a variety of interventions all over the country. Founded in 1998 by architect and artist Francisco Leiva Ivorra and landscape agronomist Marta García Chico, the study has gone through various stages, ...

The New City

The New City, 1944
Ludwig Hilberseimer

Plácido González Martínez.

Vibok Works, 2013.

Prisoner of a radical warlike rhetoric, the American post-war city was a privileged test field for new forms of contemporary urbanity from which today its immateriality constitutes one of the most captivating aspects. Occupying an ambiguous space between that which is urban and that which ...

At the I Istanbul Design Biennial!

At the I Istanbul Design Biennial!

Collective Architectures at the Ad Hoc Library.

Curated by Ethel Baraona Pohl.

We start the week with very good news.... Collective Architecture Book has been sellected to be exhibited at the ambulant library curated by Ethel Baraona Pohl for the I Istambul Design Biennial. The Library is part of the Adhocracy program, curated by Joseph Grima. Grima ...

October - November 2012.

At the XVIII Arte Paiz Biennial, Guatemala

At the XVIII Arte Paiz Biennial, Guatemala

To Coexist and Share in the Historic Center.

6a. Avenida Norte, entre 3a. & 4a. Calle Poniente, La Antigua Guatemala.

We will be exhibiting in the Arte Paiz Biennial in Guatemala till the end of July. On this occasion, the Biennial is expanding into sound art and proposes a dialog with literature, at the same time highlighting the educational and formative function of the biennial ...

Junio - July 2012.

Ontopias

Ontopias

Office for Strategic Spaces.

Ángel Borrego Cubero et al.

Vibok Works, 2013.

At the close of the 20th century, the global triumph of the urban condition greatly intensified many of the problems related to intervention in urban contexts (and in space) that were foreseen in previous decades by various neo-Marxist elaborations on the heterogeneous condition of space. ...

Vibok Works at RESET 03

Vibok Works at RESET 03

On editing, publishing and new technologies.

Centro de las Artes de Sevilla.

Next Thursday we will be discussing the impact of thecnologies on editorial practice at RESET_03, an encounter organised by the Centro de las Artes de Sevilla. The encounter will adress the fascinating issues of interactivity, multi-authoriality, content sharing, remix, web and mobile platforms, cross-medial publishing, ubiquitous and location ...

February 29th 2012 - 20.00h.

Vibok Works at Becoming Minor, Guimares

Vibok Works at Becoming Minor, Guimares

Critical Cultural Practices in Iberoamerica.

Guimaraes, Portugal.

Vibok Works will be exhibiting Collective Architectures at Devir Menor in Guimaraes, Porto. the exhibition explores projects sensitive to the specificity of contextual conditions, often using other tactics to the traditional methodology of architecture and making a social and economic operative critique, committed on transformation and ...

Juny - August 2012.

Collective Architectures Ebook

Collective Architectures Ebook

Trucks, Containers, Collectives / Recetas Urbanas.

Santiago Cirugeda et al.

Vibok Works, 2012.

This book is dedicated to an initiative by architect (Recetas Urbanas) which has involved dozens of collectives to transform obsolete cargos into self-managed cultural spaces. What begins as a kind of guerrilla having the Spanish peninsula as its battleground leads to an international cooperation network. ...

With Santiago Cirugeda at Lugadero, Seville

With Santiago Cirugeda at Lugadero, Seville

Chatting around about Collective Architectures.

Lugadero. C/ Correduría, 5A, Sevilla.

Yesterday we were with Santiago Cirugeda at Lugadero, for talking about Collective Architectures project and book. Thanks everyone who came! Lugadero is a brand new space for exhibiting architecture and art in the very center of Seville.  Worth visiting! And you can find Collective Architecture Book ...

Juny 21th 2012 - 21.00h.

Collective Architectures at CICUS

Collective Architectures at CICUS

Centro de Iniciativas Culturales de la Universidad de Sevilla.

The Centro de Iniciativas Culturales de la Universidad de Sevilla has invited us to talk about Collective Architectures Book. We had a great time. Thanks La Matraka and everyone who come!

May 25th - 20.00h.