Category Archives: Interview

Interview with Daniel Mòdol, Architect and Politician

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #68] In Barcelona, architect and independent politician Daniel Mòdol was recently appointed city councillor for architecture, urban landscape and heritage, a new position resulting from a governance pact between Mayor Ada Colau’s Barcelona en Comú

Interview with Daniel Mòdol, Architect and Politician

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #68] In Barcelona, architect and independent politician Daniel Mòdol was recently appointed city councillor for architecture, urban landscape and heritage, a new position resulting from a governance pact between Mayor Ada Colau’s Barcelona en Comú

A conversation with Ricardo Devesa

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #58] Ricardo Devesa is editor in chief of Actar, a Barcelona-based publisher known for books on architecture, graphic design and contemporary art – and for ‘boogazines’, which typically feature brightly coloured soft plastic covers. Founded

A conversation with Ricardo Devesa

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #58] Ricardo Devesa is editor in chief of Actar, a Barcelona-based publisher known for books on architecture, graphic design and contemporary art – and for ‘boogazines’, which typically feature brightly coloured soft plastic covers. Founded

Architecture Road-Tripping: Marseille

Earlier this August, I went on a roadtrip through southern France and spent two nights in l’Unité d’Habitation in Marseille, by Le Corbusier, together with my partner in crime. This landmark building has a small hotel in it — named

Architecture Road-Tripping: Marseille

Earlier this August, I went on a roadtrip through southern France and spent two nights in l’Unité d’Habitation in Marseille, by Le Corbusier, together with my partner in crime. This landmark building has a small hotel in it — named

Going Slowly: Cadaval and Solà-Morales

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #39] X House, near Barcelona. Photo credit: Iwan Baan. Lounge in Tepoztlán, Mexico. Photo credit: Sandra Pereznieto. “Young architects” is a culturally loaded term, often conjuring notions of rebellion, utopian idealism, gravity-defying flights of fantasy and

Going Slowly: Cadaval and Solà-Morales

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #39] X House, near Barcelona. Photo credit: Iwan Baan. Lounge in Tepoztlán, Mexico. Photo credit: Sandra Pereznieto. “Young architects” is a culturally loaded term, often conjuring notions of rebellion, utopian idealism, gravity-defying flights of fantasy and

Quietly Brilliant: Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos

Centre for Creativity, Córdoba San Telmo Museum extension, San Sebastián [Originally published in Mark Magazine #35] Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano are truly architects’ architects. They may not be a brand name known in ordinary households the world over, but

Quietly Brilliant: Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos

Centre for Creativity, Córdoba San Telmo Museum extension, San Sebastián [Originally published in Mark Magazine #35] Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano are truly architects’ architects. They may not be a brand name known in ordinary households the world over, but

Power to the People: Andrés Jaque activist-architect

[originally published in Mark Magazine #29] The office of Andrés Jaque Arquitectos Still on the shy side of 40, Andrés Jaque is a leading member of a new generation of Spanish architects that is emerging onto the international scene, a

Power to the People: Andrés Jaque activist-architect

[originally published in Mark Magazine #29] The office of Andrés Jaque Arquitectos Still on the shy side of 40, Andrés Jaque is a leading member of a new generation of Spanish architects that is emerging onto the international scene, a

Interview with Peter Eisenman

[This is an excerpt of an interview I conducted with Peter Eisenman in Santiago de Compostela in May 2010. The full interview is published in KLAT magazine #4, which can be ordered here] Rafael Gómez-Moriana: I can’t help noticing that

Interview with Peter Eisenman

[This is an excerpt of an interview I conducted with Peter Eisenman in Santiago de Compostela in May 2010. The full interview is published in KLAT magazine #4, which can be ordered here] Rafael Gómez-Moriana: I can’t help noticing that