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MCHAP The Americas 2: Territory & Expeditions
Florencia Rodriguez
“MCHAP The Americas 2, Territory & Expeditions,” is inspired on the discussions held during the second cycle of the prize, which took place in 2016. Based on the selection of the finalist projects—Weekend House by SPBR, New Campus for the UTEC by Grafton Architects, Pachacamac Museum by Llosa Cortegana Architects, Tower 41 by Alberto Kalach, Star Apartmens by Michael Maltzan Architecture, and Grace Farms by SANAA—, the jury conversations and “discoveries” were very much conditioned by the ideas of nature and its intimate relation to architecture and landscape.

This book is part a reader, part a catalogue, part a visual essay/research on these matters. The texts and projects are in themselves contributions to the field as they show new understandings about the relationship between architecture and its environment as well as singularities and genealogies of the most prominent architectures of the Americas. - Actar
Landscapes of Intimacy
Sandra Barclay, Jean Pierre Crousse
Landscapes of Intimacy brings together five essential aspects of their practice: landscapes and microcosms, ambiguous space, indoor exteriors, matter and the map, and the thickness of intimacy, explored through a selection of twelve projects that include the Place of Remembrance, a series of houses in Peru, and the University of Piura’s Edificio E, which won the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) in 2018. - Actar
Being the Mountain
Being the Mountain examines the relationship between architecture and the ground it occupies, revisiting key moments in architectural history to uncover new potentials in this fundamental interaction. The result of research PRODUCTORA initiated as winners of the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging Practice, the book positions the output of the Mexico City–based firm within this underexplored lineage: as a form of constructed topography. Contributions by Carlos Bedoya, Frank Escher, Wonne Ickx, Véronique Patteeuw, and Jesús Vassallo.  - Actar
A Pool in the Sea
Álvaro Siza Vieira
This book documents a unique experience of a journey by Alvaro Siza Vieira, Vincent Mentzel and Kenneth Frampton to the early work of Siza in Porto. The book includes a conversation between Kenneth Frampton and Alvaro Siza and photos by Vincent Mentzel. - Actar
Treacherous Transparencies
Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron
Treacherous Transparencies analyzes transparency as expressed in architecture and art in an attempt to understand the intentions and objectives that underlie its use by pertinent architects and artists. The publication looks at a few important works by selected artists and architects who work with transparency as an artistic strategy, which they implement primarily by using glass and mirrors but other media as well. The architects and artists listed together in this context form an unlikely alliance: Bruno Taut, Ivan Leonidov, Marcel Duchamp, Mies van der Rohe, Dan Graham, and Gerhard Richter. But they do have something in common: their work marks salient way stations in the story of modernism up to the present day. - Actar
Naïve Intention
Mauricio Pezo, Sofia von Ellrichshausen
This title is a resulting work of the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) emerge, given to the firm Pezo von Ellrichshausen for their Poli House. Introduced by an essay about the vague contradiction between intentionality and chance, necessity and accident, reason and futility, authorship and anonymity, the book presents a selection of images that inform Pezo von Ellrichshausen’s cross production between art, architecture and academia. Each page contains a single picture and a brief caption describing it. Beyond a comprehensive depiction of the individual works, the monograph underlines transversal notions of inventory, format, scale, regulation and value within the pictorial representation. In the fashion of a personal album, each drawing, painting, photograph, model or building, evokes the mental world behind the couple’s production. This volume could be read both as a collection of ideas, one after another, or as the same one that persists over time. - Actar
MCHAP: The Americas
Fabrizio Gallanti
MCHAP: The Americas, edited by Fabrizio Gallanti, brings together leading architects and academics in a dialogue exploring the current state of architecture throughout the Americas and explores themes raised by the seven finalist projects (designed by Herzog & de Meuron, Álvaro Siza, Steven Holl Architects, OMA/ LMN – Rem Koolhaas and Joshua Prince-Ramus, Smiljan Radic, Cristián Undurraga, Rafael Iglesia) from the inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize cycle recognizing the best built work in the Amercas from 2000 through 2013. - Actar
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Architectural Record
Architectural Record
March 2023
In March, civic projects include a reimagined Halifax waterfront, Zurich hockey arena, memorial at Milan Central Station, Iowan fire station, and municipal office building in San Francisco. House of the Month is a weekend retreat near Madrid and Landscape showcases an overwater plaza in Shanghai. Elsewhere, an ancient Tokyo shrine gets an update and Brussels’ European Parliament Building readies for a redesign. Close-Up highlights a transparent NYU facade and CEU covers ethical materials. Two Philadelphia exhibits spotlight women architects, while new books tackle climate displacement and inequities in Chicago’s public realm. RECORD also interviews Marsha Maytum and remembers B.V. Doshi. - Architectural Record

Feature of MCHAP 2023 finalists pages 55 - 58. 
Arquine No.85
This issue 85 presents both sides of the transparency: from the most recent recent works that have used glass in a suggestive way, such as self-supporting glass walls, translucent masks, transparent bricks or carved glass prisms, to the most critical reflections on technology of transparency, where life - self and others - appears in a showcase. - Arquine

Feature of MCHAP 2018 finalists in special issue. 
Seven Portraits
David Hartt
Seven Portraits (Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize, Pin-Up Fall Winter 2014/15 Supplement) is a portfolio of photographs of seven iconic buildings designed by contemporary architects, including Seattle Library by OMA, the Fundação Iberê Camargo by Alvaro Siza, and 111 Lincoln Road by Herzog and de Meuron. - Art Institute of Chicago
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Revista PLOT No.32
We present the 32nd edition of the Plot Magazine in which a text is published about the (bi/tri)nal phenomenon, the finalist works selected by the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize 2014-2015 (MCHAP), with a tour across the continent, which are accompanied by texts by the members of the MCHAP jury: Wiel Arets, Dirk Denison, Stan Allen, Ila Berman, Jean Pierre Crousse and Florencia Rodríguez. In addition, four works from the Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) office are presented: the Cayan Tower, the Beijing Greenland Center, the JTI Headquarters in Geneva and the United States Air Force Academy. - ArchDaily
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