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RCR Arquitectes Geography of Dreams
 
RCR Arquitectes Geography of Dreams
Published: January 2019
ISBN=978-4-88706-377-8
Unit price: 5,060JPY (tax included)
Author: RCR Arquitectes

190x250mm, 400pages, Japanese/English
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A collection of RCR Arquitectes’ work. The three architects won the Pritzker Prize in 2017
A collection of works by RCR Arquitectes, the group of winners of the Pritzker Prize working on a global scale based on their architectural philosophy cultivated in Olot, Catalonia, Spain. This collection introduces seven pivotal works that represent their careers, as well as all details of La Vila, a lifelong architectural project that RCR has been developing organically since it won the Pritzker Prize. They recognise that they love to dream and they love to build. This volume offers an overview of the past and future dreams of RCR.
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RCR Arquitectes
RCR Arquitectes is a creative architecture studio founded in Olot, Spain, in 1988 by the three architects Rafael Aranda (1961–), Carme Pigem (1962–), and Ramon Vilalta (1960–).RCR has been honored with many national and international prizes, including the Pritzker Prize in 2017, National Culture Award for Architecture 2005 in Catalonia, and Chevalier and Officier de l’Ordre des arts et des Art et des lettres by the French Republic (2008 and 2014). Since establishing the RCR BUNKA Foundation (bunka means “culture” in Japanese) in 2013, the firm has contributed to the promotion of the relationship betweensociety and architecture, landscape, art, and culture. In 2017, RCR started RCR LAB-A,an open architecture laboratory, with the cooperation of many people, including the town of Yoshino in Nara, Japan.
Contents

Resonance and Wonder

Works of RCR from Olot to the World: Ken Tadashi Oshima

Works

Athletics stadium Tossols-Basil
La Lira theatre public space
Bell-lloc Cellars
Sant Antoni - Joan Oliver library, senior center and Cándida Pérez gardens
Soulages Museum
Crematorium Hofheide
Waalse Krook Mediatheque

La Vila Geography of Dreams


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