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Machine for Life: Hostel and Crèche in Paris by Chartier Dalix and Avenier Cornejo

By Andrew Ayers

Combining accommodation for young workers and immigrants in an edge condition in Paris, this apartment block goes beyond its basic brief to provide a civilising backdrop for daily life


Interview with Daniel Libeskind at Milan Design Week

By James Haldane

Design correspondent James Haldane talks to Daniel Libeskind about the Where Architects Live exhibition and his Ice Chandelier


In for a Penny: The Design Evolution of Money

By Jon Astbury

As the Royal Mail unveils a new design for the one pound coin, we chart the trajectory of currency design from boulders to Bitcoin


The Pharrell Review

By Klaus

In a sideways look at the Farrell review, this cartoon turns Terry’s key points into Pharrell Williams lyrics

Summer School

Critical Subjects

Architecture Summer School: Think Critically, Design Differently

3 February 2014 | By Alastair Donald

Higher education is in crisis. This summer sees the launch of Critical Subjects, a new architectural summer school placing pursuit of knowledge and critical thinking at the core of education

Work Experience at the AR

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Internships at The Architectural Review

The Architectural Review is often looking for enthusiastic architectural students and graduates to join the editorial team as part of its internship programme

Shigeru Ban

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Public Events

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NLÉ, Speech Tchoban & Kuznetsov and Taller Basico de Arquitectura presenting their projects and approach to architecture.


Air Apparent: Pneumatic Structures

3 April 2014 | By Will Mclean

First posited in the 1960s, the idea of pneumatic structures as a progressive and lightweight alternative to ‘normal' construction has renewed relevance to the current re-evaluation of energy use and new forms of climatically responsive envelopes


Interview with Photographer Iwan Baan

14 March 2014 | By Simon Esterson

Iwan Baan is the most sought after architectural photographer on earth. Living entirely from suitcases and hotel rooms, he is courted by architectural royalty the world over. As his new show 52 Weeks, 52 Cities opens in Herford, Germany, Baan speaks to the AR’s creative director Simon Esterson about his photography and fascination with ordinary people’s extraordinary use of space


Architecture and Sculpture: A Dialogue in Los Angeles Subscription

11 March 2014 | By

Sculptural architecture can be moving, monstrous, or just plain arbitrary: a group of exhibitions in LA explores the borderline between the two spatial disciplines


Leon Krier on sustainable urbanism and the legible city

27 February 2014 | By Leon Krier

The angst of backwardness and its consequences: Reflecting on the huge changes that have occurred in London over his long career, Leon Krier argues in this essay that it is traditional urbanism - not dense Modernism - that offers the solutions to the planet’s ecological problems