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Milan Highlights

The Best Bits of Milan Design Week

Where the Thonet café chair is reinvented, glass tables appear ethereal, ceramic and concrete join into a 410kg chair, and a polyurethane foam globe is the centre element of a closet

Critical Subjects

Final call for Applications to Architectural Summer School, Critical Subjects Video

Video:Critical Subjects. An architectural summer school open to all architecture students


Trail Blazers: What Milan Design Week Tells us About the Industy

By James Haldane

An emboldened design industry puts creative collaboration centre stage at this year’s Milan Design Week, reports James Haldane


Cities for Life: World Urban Forum 2014

By Alex Warnock-Smith

Explosive globalisation risks leaving behind not only the world’s poor but also its designers, says Alex Warnock-Smith

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

Pritzker Laureate

Public Events

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The RCA Architecture programme is hosting a series of lectures organised by the British School at Rome for 2013/14. Meeting Architecture will feature leading figures from architecture, art, film and music and will analyse the nature of collaboration between architecture and other creative disciplines


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