Unveiled Affinities: Quaderns in Europe COAC, Barcelona, Spain

Exhibition

Unveiled Affinities:
Quaderns in Europe

COAC, Barcelona, Spain

15 February-10 March 2019

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Caruso St John will be participating in the exhibition 'Unveiled Affinities'.

Organized by the Col·legi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya (COAC) the exhibition explores the architecture magazine Quaderns d'Arquitectura i Urbanisme (published 1981-1991) and its influence in contemporary architecture practices.

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