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Exhibition: Beyond the Structure

12:29 - 9 April, 2019
Exhibition: Beyond the Structure, SOM
SOM

The exhibition, presented by SOM and Fundación Arquitectura COAM spotlights SOM’s structural engineering practice and its integration with SOM’s architectural design.

Download All of COAM Architecture Journal's Issues From the Last 100 Years for Free

06:00 - 3 July, 2018
Download All of COAM Architecture Journal's Issues From the Last 100 Years for Free, Número 359. Image via Wikimedia Commons
Número 359. Image via Wikimedia Commons

The College of Architects of Madrid (COAM) has made the initial digitization process of their Architecture Journal public, making one of the most important and influential Spanish architectural publications of the twentieth century available to everyone. COAM is a publication known as a platform for debate, thought, and a vital resource for architects, urban planners, and professionals from other closely related sectors.

Founded in 1918 as the official publication of the Central Society of Architects, the journal ARQUITECTURA, became the first publication of the Spanish architectural press. However, the Spanish Civil War would halt its normal development, transforming the magazine, as was required by the new times, into the National Journal of Architecture. It was edited until 1946 by the Directorate General of Architecture, then eventually placed in the hands of the Ministry of the Interior.