Modified and polychromed cement, hydraulic mechanism and water. In a civic-minded gesture, there are three new public spaces at the corners of the site, adorned with water features by Spanish artist Cristina Iglesias, although her … London's Royal Academy of Arts has named Spanish artist Cristina Iglesias the winner of its 2020 architecture prize for her urban sculptures in public spaces. Want to know more? Cristina Iglesias’ water sculpture in three parts, ‘Forgotten Streams’ – a homage to the ancient Walbrook River that once flowed through the site – defines the public spaces at each end of Bloomberg Arcade. The role of public art in inspiring architects and improving urban environments has been recognised by the awarding of artist Cristina Iglesias the annual Royal Academy Architecture Prize in London Cristina Iglesias, Tres Aguas, Town Hall-Square, Toledo, 2014. Watch the film’s Trailer! We use cookies to offer you a better experience, personalize content, tailor advertising, provide social media features, and better understand the use of our services. Cristina Iglesias’ water sculpture in three parts, ‘Forgotten Streams’ – a homage to the ancient Walbrook River that once flowed through the site – defines the public spaces at each end of Bloomberg Arcade. Go to this link in bio to find out more about her inspiring work!. 1-2: Cristina Iglesias,Deep Fountain (Diepe Fontein), 1997-2006.Leopold de Waelplaats, Antwerp. ‘vegetation room inhotim’ by cristina iglesias, belo horizonte, brasil all images courtesy of cristina iglesias . Through interviews with Peter Zumthor, Álvaro Siza, James Turrell and Cristina Iglesias, the film explores the spaces designed for transcendental experiences. Art plays a central role in the project, with major site-specific commissions in and around the building. The Royal Academy of Arts today announced that Cristina Iglesias has been awarded the 2020 Royal Academy Architecture Prize, honouring her inspiring contribution to the culture of architecture. Spanish artist Cristina Iglesias has been awarded the 2020 Royal Academy Architecture Prize in honour of a body of work that invites new ways of thinking about public space.. Inaugurated in 2018, the Royal Academy Architecture Prize is given to an individual whose work inspires and instructs the discussion, collection or production of architecture in the broadest sense. Cristina Iglesias “The space, which exists in our imagination, gives us a lot of freedom. The Royal Academy Architecture Prize pays homage to that enduring and vital tradition in its choice of Cristina Iglesias." This is the third year the 2020 Royal Academy Architecture Prize has been awarded. The Spanish artist Cristina Iglesias (San Sebastián, 1956) has been awarded the 2020 Architecture Award from the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) in London, as announced by the institution. CRISTINA IGLESIAS IS AWARDED THE 2020 ROYAL ACADEMY ARCHITECTURE PRIZE FINALISTS FOR THE ROYAL ACADEMY DORFMAN AWARD ANNOUNCED The Royal Academy of Arts today announced that Cristina Iglesias has been awarded the 2020 Royal Academy Architecture Prize, honouring her inspiring contribution to the culture of architecture. Cristina Iglesias, Desde lo Subterráneo, 2017 - Centro Botín, Santander (Photo: Luis Asín) The third annual prize — given by the Royal Academy of Arts and supported by the Dorman Foundation — is being given for the first time to an artist instead of an architect: installation artist and sculptor Cristina Iglesias … Cristina Iglesias (San Sebastian, November 1956) is a Spanish installation artist and sculptor living and working in Torrelodones, Madrid.She works with many materials, including steel, water, glass, bronze, bamboo, straw. Cristina Iglesias and Norman Foster RA in Conversation Tuesday, March 17, 6:30–8pm Following the announcement of the 2020 Royal Academy Dorfman Award winner, the winner of the 2020 Royal Academy Architecture Prize, Cristina Iglesias, will discuss her work and practice in relation to the role of public art in creating hospitable urban spaces.