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Enter the AR Emerging Architecture Awards now!

1 September 2014

The deadline for the AR Emerging Architecture Awards is extended to the 12th of September

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Dark Matter: Musée Soulages in Rodez by RCR Arquitectes Subscription

1 September 2014 | By William JR Curtis

Dedicated to the work of French abstract artist Pierre Soulages, the eponymous Musée Soulages is a tough yet poetic synthesis of steel, darkness and light

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Gorilla Tactics Subscription

30 August 2014 | By Jessica Kelly

Two exhibitions at the V&A explore design’s use as a physical and visual tool for protest

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Catholic Taste: Building the Modern Church Subscription

29 August 2014 | By Ayla Lepine

Interweaving religious and architectural debate, a study of the modern church charts the changing expression of Roman Catholic identity

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Obituary: Richard MacCormac (1938-2014) Subscription

29 August 2014 | By Peter Davey

Peter Davey pays tribute to Richard MacCormac’s remarkable architectural intelligence

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Enough Slum Porn: The Global North’s Fetishisation of Poverty Architecture must End Subscription

12 August 2014 | By Dan Hancox

Heralded as interesting architects and creative urbanists, the desperation-driven inhabitants of slums have lost their voice amid Western ‘beneficence’

Architects do it with models

Architects do it with models: the history of architecture in 16 models Video

25 February 2014 | By

From a generator of ideas or a communication tool to a miniature utopia, the rich history of architectural models shows how they have developed with methods and technologies

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21 Cartoons Lovingly Poking Fun at Architecture School Subscription

22 January 2014 | By

This set of cartoons, drawn by former head of the Bartlett Peter Cook, offers witty insights into the curious world of architectural education

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Mies: Behind the Smoke Screen Subscription

8 August 2014 | By Spyros Papapetros

A major new monograph on Mies by the late Detlef Mertins seeks the enigma behind the cigar

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It's a Small World, After All Subscription

17 June 2014 | By

Nicholas Olsberg reflects on the history of the now rehabilitated Ground Zero site through the story of Minoru Yamasaki’s World Trade Center

Why Criticsm Matters

Critical Mass: Why Architectural Criticism Matters Subscription

28 May 2014 | By Michael Sorkin

By seeing beyond the glittering novelty of form, it is criticism's role to assess and promote the positive effects architecture can bring to society and the wider world

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Limbo Architecture: Painters of Modernism Subscription

16 May 2014 | By

Interpreted by painters in many different ways, Modernism continues to be a compelling subject matter and muse that encourages artists to go beyond notions of simple representation and instead seek to evoke something more profound

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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

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

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