Archinect - News 2014-04-24T13:49:17-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/58212662/iwan-baan-presents-torre-david-gran-horizonte-in-los-angeles Iwan Baan presents TORRE DAVID / GRAN HORIZONTE in Los Angeles Archinect 2012-09-28T15:30:00-04:00 >2012-10-02T20:14:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j3/j33gibqk52shroea.jpg" width="514" height="370" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> It's no secret that we here at Archinect have long been great admirers of Dutch architectural photographer <a href="http://www.iwan.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Iwan Baan</a>. It goes without saying that we were very excited to meet the man personally when he stopped by in Los Angeles this week.</p> <p> In front of a small group of invited guests at Hollywood's Perry Rubenstein Gallery, Baan presented photos of the installation "<a href="http://www.iwan.com/photo_Venice_Biennale_2012_UTT-Iwan_Baan_Torre_David.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TORRE DAVID / GRAN HORIZONTE</a>" he did with Urban Think Tank and Justin McGuirk for this year's Venice Architecture Exhibition "Common Ground" &mdash; and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/56259457/toyo-ito-among-others-announced-as-golden-lion-winners-at-the-2012-venice-architecture-biennale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">won the team the Golden Lion</a> for the Best Project. The installation explores an informal and vertical community in an unfinished and abandoned skyscraper in Caracas, Venezuela (<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/104903/squatting-in-the-sky" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">previously on Archinect</a>).</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3q/3qt9ycuob0z3viuu.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ku/kuv9dbzc0s7x67op.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Here is a small selection of Iwan Baan's photographic exploration for "TORRE DAVID / GRAN HORIZONTE". <a href="http://www.iwan.com/photo_Venice_Biennale_2012_UTT-Iwan_Baan_Torre_David.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> for more photos.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z7/z7zau537trcx5jzc.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photo: Iwan Baan</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/67/679vjxxt5xnv8a8e.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photo: Iwan Baan</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uo/uogt6ul36iaawlok.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photo: Iwan Baan</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uq/uqhvh097twv6n4vi.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photo: Iwan Baan</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ak/akhixfhuuysasa2m.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photo: Iwan Baan</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1h/1hx39ozvoscntuv0.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photo: Iwan Baan</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m0/m0k17u7wypg45cwc.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>P...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/52889299/winning-entry-of-bike-path-design-contest-in-caracas-venezuela Winning Entry of Bike Path Design Contest in Caracas, Venezuela Alexander Walter 2012-07-03T14:33:00-04:00 >2012-07-05T20:14:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f6/f61dkkrru0bd1y35.jpg" width="514" height="312" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The proposal for a bike path system for Venezuela's capitol Caracas, designed by architects Andrea Hern&aacute;ndez and Cruz Criollo, has won the first prize in the competition Metropolitan Transportation System, Caracas to Pedal. The best and most innovative proposals of this competition, which seeks to promote cycling in the city, were recently awarded by the Metropolitan Mayor of Caracas.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>