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March 22, 2013


“Box of Miracles: Contemplating a 21st Century Convent”
opened January 29th at the Art Gallery of the Wesley Theological Seminary's  Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion. The exhibit features selected design work by CUA sacred space and cultural studies concentration students and senior undergraduate students, and will run until March 1st. This work was produced last semester under the guidance of 2012 Walton Critic Alberto Campo Baeza and CUArch Associate Professors Julio Bermudez and Luis Boza.

 Photo Cube I, Guadalajara, Mexico by Estudio Carme Pinós

Carme Pinós, an Architect and Urbanist based in Barcelona, lectured on her work Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the Koubek Auditorium of the Crough Center for Architectural Studies. Pinós set up her own firm in 1991, after a decade of partnership with Enric Miralles. She has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the National Prize of Architecture by the Spanish Architects Association in 1995, the 2001 Prize by the Professional Architect Association of the Comunidad Valenciana for the Juan Aparicio Waterfront in Torrevieja, the 2005 Arqcatmón Prize by the Professional Architect Association of Catalonia for the Cube Tower in Guadalajara, as well as the 1st Prize of the Biennial of Spanish Architecture in 2007 for the same building. In 2008 she received the National Prize of Architecture and Urban Space by the Catalan Government for her professional work. Her current work includes the Catalan Government Headquarters in Tortosa, the Museum of Transport and Metropolitan Park in Málaga, "La Gardunya" Square in the Historical District in Barcelona comprising "La Gardunya" Square Design, "La Massana" Fine Arts Center, a Housing Block and "La Boqueria" Market's back façade, as well as a Department Building in the New Campus of the University of Economics in Vienna, the Caixaforum in Zaragoza and the Cube 2 Tower in Guadalajara (Mexico).


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