Rising on a site of urban importance, the building through its form and position mediates between the traditional Berlin of city blocks and the modern one of isolated blocks. The structure of the building, lacking an apparent hierarchy and achieving stability through the sum of all the elements, endeavors to be a symbol of the client company’s open and horizontal organigram. Designed to maximize performance with minimal material cost, the structure presents spans of up to 12.5 meters, frees the floors of pillars, and enables the interior space to be organized with a high degree of flexibility. The structure of prestressed beams of reinforced concrete rests on the structural envelope, an orderly lattice composed of horizontal, vertical, and diagonal elements of the same apparent section.
analyzes in each issue a theme related to a city, a country, a tendency or an
architect, with articles by leading specialists complemented by commentary on works
and projects illustrated in detail. Published bilingually, with Spanish and English
texts placed side by side.
covers current topics, taking stock of recent trends in set sections: cover story,
works and projects, art and culture, books, technique and innovation. From 2013
on, monthly and bilingual, with Spanish and English texts printed side by side.
is the third member of the AV family: a bilingual publication essentially focussed
on design projects (with special attention on competitions and construction details),
heretofore only laterally dealt with in the other two magazines.