A conference this week at the London Design Biennale will explore the ideas behind Cybersyn, the cyber management system devised in Chile during the Salvador Allende government
Radical architect Alejandro Aravena of the Santiago-based practice Elemental this week scooped the prestigious Pritzker Prize. Here are a few of the other studios that make up the country’s thriving design scene
A home by Pezo von Ellrichshausen is the first of several designed by the "Pritzker prize winners of the next 30 years" on a Spanish architecture park
A show at New York's Museum of Arts and Design reveals more about the diversity of contemporary Latin American design than its geographic specificity
The trophy that the Icon Awards winners will recieve this week were designed and made by Anton Alverez on his thread-wrapping machine. Watch him at work in his studio and read our interview with the designer
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena's practice turns corporate design on its head by creating a business innovation lab with the windows on the inside
The designer is using his thread-wrapping process on ever larger projects, as well as one work on a smaller scale: this year's Icon award
A tour of informal settlements from Rio to Caracas shows cities being reclaimed in remarkable ways, says Debika Ray. But are they a viable template for the future?
A striking concrete cube raised above an angled undercroft dominates the first phase of a megastructural campus in Santiago, says Douglas Murphy
A series of LED wall lights and chandeliers emerged out of the Chilean design studio’s experiments with materials and heat
The Chilean architect's Serpentine pavilion opens to the public this week (26 June). He talked to Crystal Bennes about his plans for a fibreglass, loaf-shaped structure sitting on a stone circle
Gt2P's machine mixes traditional techniques and digital principles to create parametric designs without a computer
The young Santiago-based studio has quickly gained an international reputation for its computer-free experiments in parametric design
Beals & Lyon, a young Santiago practice, seeks to draw people back to the city’s parks with a series of timber pavilions and pathways in which one might get lost.
Santiago-based firm RDM Arquitectura has scattered a handful of cabins along the edge of an Andean valley to take advantage of views on two sides.
Once part of the apparatus of Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship, a Santiago building is opened up for a democratic Chile – literally.
The idea behind Edificio Cruz del Sur’s arrowhead shape was “to liberate the ground”, say its designers, Izquierdo Lehmann Arquitectos.