RCR Arquitectes: Geography of Dreams
In 1990 the collaborative practice of Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem, and Ramon Vilalta was invited to visit Japan for three weeks and participate in an architectural competition. This was a profound experience for the young architects, who were inspired the rich, lush landscape pervaded by a sense of perfection and beauty, effort and commitment. Published with an exhibition at Toto Gallery MA, this volume celebrates the dynamic dialogue that has since emerged between Japan and the Catalonian office. It is a close examination of the project La Vila and Paper Pavilion, where we can collectively learn and experience nature on a vast site with a research facility, workshop, and more.