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Find more of el croquis here. A decade of work by Bernardo Bader is covered in this instalment. In that time, the Austrian architect has steadily built a reputation for his modern take on regional styles. more
Both the exteriors and interiors of his designs are often clad in wood, with structures framed by clean lines and set in alpine terrains, radiating warmth and comfort. Bader?s outspoken perspective on critical regionalism in architecture has drawn international praise, and he prefers to use locally sourced timber in his work. Presented here are more than fifteen projects, many of them houses, but also kindergartens, an alpine sports centre, an Islamic cemetery, a railway station, a chapel, a hotel, and more.

Find more of el croquis here. A decade of work by Bernardo Bader is covered in this instalment. In that time, the Austrian architect has steadily built a reputation for his modern take on regional styles. [expand title="more"]Both the exteriors and interiors of his designs are often clad in wood, with structures framed by clean lines and set in alpine terrains, radiating warmth and comfort. Bader’s outspoken perspective on critical regionalism in architecture has drawn international praise, and he prefers to use locally sourced timber in his work. Presented here are more than fifteen projects, many of them houses, but also kindergartens, an alpine sports centre, an Islamic cemetery, a railway station, a chapel, a hotel, and more.[/expand]

Can't get enough of el croquis? Well, we have plenty more here. This monograph is dedicated to the work of Adam Caruso and Peter St John, Caruso St John, between 2013 and 2019.

El croquis #200 spotlights Studio Mumbai. Bijoy Jain was born in Mumbai in 1965 and in 1990 obtained a Master of Architecture degree from Washington University in St. Louis, USA. He worked in Los Angeles and London between 1989 and 1995, before returning to India in 1995 to found his own office.[expand title="more"]Studio Mumbai works with an interdisciplinary group of people between India, Japan and Europe. Architects, engineers, master builders, skilled craftsmen, technicians and draughtsmen are collectively involved in the research and development of the office work. This group shares an environment created from an iterative process, where ideas are explored through the production of large-scale prototypes, models, material studies, sketches and drawings. Projects are developed through careful consideration of location and practice based on local skills, construction techniques, materials and ingenuity derived from limited resources. The essence of the work lies in the relationship between man in nature and nature in man.[/expand]

Based in Los Angeles, Johnston Marklee is an architecture practice founded in 1998 by principals Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee. It has been said that the pair is in some ways more closely associated with a group of well-travelled younger architects from around the world than with its home city, and they have often engaged in collaborative projects with other firms in Europe and South America. [expand title="more"]This monographic issue covers diverse projects by Johnston Marklee from 2005 to the present. It includes an interview with the architects and features notable works such as the Menil Drawing Institute and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, plus a number of private residences.[/expand]

Smiljan Radić Clarke (Santiago de Chile, 1965) graduated from the Catholic University of Chile's School of Architecture in 1989 and undertook further studies at the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia, Italy. He opened his own architecture firm in Santiago de Chile in 1995. [expand title="more"]He was selected as the best architect under 35 by the College of Architects of Chile in 2001; he was given the Architectural Record’s Design Vanguard award in 2008; named honorary member of the American Institute of Architects, USA, in 2009; in 2013, 2015 and 2018 he obtained the award for best Chilean Building, by Universidad Mayor, Chile; in 2015, the Oris Award, Croatia; in 2018 the Theater Bio Bio was nominated as one of the best building by Architectural Record´s Design Vanguard and in 2018 he obtained he Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, USA. Smiljan Radić is the president of Fundación de Arquitectura Frágil. The aim of the foundation is to promote the study and dissemination of experimental architecture or that of an improbable reality, where the boundaries of architecture are blurred.[/expand]

El Croquis issue 194 is in circulation! One of the top architecture magazines, this edition covers selected works by German architect Arno Brandlhuber and his Berlin based office Brandlhuber +. Featuring an essay by Bart Lootsma where he presents the architect’s fundamental operational concepts, and another by Moritz Künz who runs a review about the most interesting publications of Brandlhuber + (in which Brandlhuber is particularly invested). This edition sheds light on the idea of collaboration with other practices, disciplines and individuals, such as artists, writers, filmmakers and musicians reflecting the discursive nature of Brandlhuber’s work, his activism, and how his creative interpretation of the law rendered the pursuit of some far-fetched projects possible.

El Croquis issue 194 is in circulation! One of the top architecture magazines, this edition covers selected works by German architect Arno Brandlhuber and his Berlin based office Brandlhuber +. Featuring an essay by Bart Lootsma where he presents the architect’s fundamental operational concepts, and another by Moritz Künz who runs a review about the most interesting publications of Brandlhuber + (in which Brandlhuber is particularly invested). This edition sheds light on the idea of collaboration with other practices, disciplines and individuals, such as artists, writers, filmmakers and musicians reflecting the discursive nature of Brandlhuber’s work, his activism, and how his creative interpretation of the law rendered the pursuit of some far-fetched projects possible. Buy