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Louis Kahn

18 December 2014 | By Paul Davies

From Philadelphia to Dhaka, this eminent yet mysterious architect talked to the stones and drew much of his inspiration from his fascination with the natural sciences


When Helsinki freezes over: Guggenheim competition shortlist revealed Subscription

17 December 2014 | By Jonathan Glancey

The competition for the Helsinki Guggenheim was as unedifying a spectacle as the proposals threaten to be, writes Jonathan Glancey


The AR launches its 2014 Education Issue as a ‘game-changing’ digital magazine Subscription

11 December 2014

Incorporating the Global Architecture Graduate Awards and leading architectural research, the AR’s new digital issue represents the future of architectural publishing

Global Architecture Graduate Awards 2014


Public Events


Meeting Architecture: Richard Deacon & Eric Parry at the RCA Subscription

16 December 2014

Organised by the British School in Rome, architect Eric Parry and artist Richard Deacon will look at the links between architecture and art

Lighting Award


Winner announced for city.people.light awards 2014 Subscription

16 December 2014

The city of Leipzig in Germany has been awarded first prize for its regeneration of Richard-Wagner-Platz in the twelfth annual city.people.light awards

The AR Awards for Emerging Architecture 2014


Winners of the AR Awards for Emerging Architecture 2014 Subscription

12 December 2014

With projects from locales as diverse as Vietnam and Mexico, the winning entries from this year’s Awards for Emerging Architecture present a compelling snapshot of architectural activity from around the world


Constructing Culture: The Work of Hannah Arendt Subscription

11 December 2014 | By Hans Teerds

Architecture’s ambiguity – caught between ‘mere’ construction and artistic practice – raises questions about the relevance of its cultural dimension


How Socialist Architecture Shaped Iraq Subscription

11 December 2014 | By Lukasz Stanek

The transfer of architectural labour from Poland to Iraq in the years 1958 to 1989 also exported the heritage of Polish interwar architecture


From Practice to Theory: Landscape Urbanism Subscription

11 December 2014 | By Francesco Repishti

In a world increasingly conscious of the environment, landscape urbanism has become an autonomous discipline, developing its own mode of practice and ideology


Almost Exactly: The 7/8 Scale Subscription

11 December 2014 | By Amy Kulper

Oval Office replicas produced at 7/8 scale lead to the examination of the ‘almost exact’ and reveal the importance of the residual 1/8 as domain of the spatial imaginary



Digital Issue


December 2014, 1414. Volume CCXXXVI Subscription

Click to view: Emerging Architecture



September 2014, 1411. Volume CCXXXVI Subscription

Click to view: RCR | Duggan Morris | Luis Laplace | Vidler on Tschumi | Jencks on Stirling Wilford | Goldfinger House | Richard Rogers


August 2014, 1410. Volume CCXXXVI Subscription

Click to view: Emre Arolat | Caruso St John & Bosshard Vaquer | Herzog & de Meuron | Monoblock | Mies van der Rohe | Bernini


July 2014, 1409. Volume CCXXXVI Subscription

Click to view: AR House Awards | Venice Biennale: Jencks, Koolhaas, Coates | Archive: Jane Drew


June 2014, 1408. Volume CCXXXVI Subscription

Click to view: Herzog & De Meuron | Johan Celsing | Haworth Tompkins | 9/11 Memorial Museum | Michael Sorkin | Farshid Moussavi Interview


May 2014, 1407. Volume CCXXXVI Subscription

Click to view: Zaha Hadid | Crab Studio | Stephen Taylor | Saurbruch Hutton | O&O Baukunst | Painting and Architecture


April 2014, 1406. Volume CCXXXVI Subscription

Click to view: Morphosis | Steven Holl | Bjarke Ingels Group | Pneumatic Structures | Iwan Baan | AR Archive 

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