Quaderns 2011 – 2016

D'arquitectura i urbanisme

Publicació del Col·legi d'arquitectes de Catalunya

Quaderns – Guerrilla interview #10 | San Rocco – Kersten Geers, Pier Paolo Tamburelli, Giovanni Piovene


Quaderns – Guerrilla interview #10 | San Rocco – Kersten Geers, Pier Paolo Tamburelli, Giovanni Piovene from Quaderns on Vimeo.

Our friends from San Rocco has recently been awarded with the Icon Award Emerging architect of the year. It’s quite interesting that the award went to a publishing project instead to a tradicional practice, and we like to think that the term “paper architecture” is being revisited and start having meaning again.

Kieran Long wrote on Icon Eye about the prize:

“San Rocco represents something vital about contemporary architectural practice. The network of architects, graphic designers and photographers behind the modest, black-and-white covered publication has come together around shared interests that buck the prevailing tendencies of architecture and propose a new model of practice. And all of this in what is supposed to be a side project in a time of publishing’s decline [...] Most interesting is how the magazine generates its content, through a call for papers in every issue, asking readers to contribute to the next according to a set theme.”

We leave you here with a brief conversation we had with San Rocco at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice.

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