The XIII Bienal española de Arquitectura y Urbanismo (BEAU) awarded "Designing America: Spain's Imprint in the U.S."


On July 19, "Designing America: Spain's Imprint in the U.S.", an exhibition organized by the Fundación Consejo España – EE.UU.” was awarded the Bienal española de Arquitectura y Urbanismo (BEAU) in the category of Cultural Promotion/Exhibits. On this XIII Edition, the BEAU highlighted the projects and works that significantly show the recent changes in the working style of the Spanish architects.

The curator of this exhibition is the architect Juan Miguel Hernández León. He started from the premises given by the Fundación and he built the exhibition discourse along with the deputy curator Francisco Arques and the Cultural Landscape Research Group (GIPC-UPM). For more information about this award, click here.

The exhibit was opened by H.M. king Felipe VI on July 3, 2014 at the Biblioteca Nacional de España. It traveled to Washington DC, where it was as on view from December 2015 to March 2016. After that, the Houston Public Library hosted the exhibit from April to August 2016. You can find full information about "Designing America: Spain's Imprint in the U.S." visiting its website.

This Award clearly gives credit to "Designing America: Spain's Imprint in the U.S." and acknowledges its excellence. It is with great gratitude that the Fundación recognizes the support given by all sponsors: HP, Acciona, BBVA, BBVA Compass, Ferrovial, Fundación Abertis, Fundación ACS, Fundación Repsol, Iberdrola, Obra Social “la Caixa”, OHL, Técnicas Reunidas, la Secretaría de Estado de Asuntos Exteriores del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación and the United States-Spain Council.