autores-frontend Portlet

Hans Ibelings

Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Hans Ibelings

Architectural historian and critic

Hans Ibelings is editor and publisher of The Architecture Observer (Amsterdam/Montreal) and lecturer at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto. Until 2012 he was the editor and publisher of A10 new European architecture, a magazine he founded in 2004, together with graphic designer Arjan Groot. 

He is the author of a number of books, including: 

  • Supermodernism: Architecture in the Age of Globalisation, which was published in Spanish as Supermodernismo: arquitectura en la era de la globalización (Gustavo Gili, 1998).
  • European Architecture Since 1890.


[Last Update: December 2015]

 

You could also find interesting

  • img
    • Articles

    Cuypers passage as an urban interior

    The Cuypers Passage is an underpass that offers the shortest connection for cyclists, and pedestrians, between Amsterdam’s historic centre and the waterfront and the ferries to Amsterdam North. Put his way, it is just another regular piece of infrastructure that eliminates what Dutch cyclists like the least, which is being forced to make a detour. But the tunnel is not only the desired shortcut but also a remarkably dignified space.

  • img
    • Articles

    In Defence of the European Urban Public Space

    "At the basis of the European Prize for Urban Public Space lies the conviction that a well-designed and well-intended public space is conducive to bettering the lives of people and the health of society at large"

  • img

    New Book on Experience Gained from the Prize

    Europe City: Lessons from the European Prize for Urban Public Space is a compendium of lessons learnt from the first eight awards (2000-2014).

  • img
    • Articles

    Middle Ground

    “There is a European-wide consensus that public space contributes to the common good, and that the quality of public space can and does make a difference. This consensus is grounded in a very implicit yet fundamental belief in the values of democracy, and how they play out into public space.”