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From constructed space to organic membrane

One of the less-familiar names associated with the Bauhaus, Siegfried Ebeling introduced a theory of space as membrane that is becoming increasingly relevant with the discourse of sustainability

AR cover October 1969

What is the future of the Architectural Review?

6 October 2015

The AR has always stood at the vanguard of change. With print under threat, now is the time to talk and shape the future of the AR

Long Museum in Shanghai by Atelier Deshaus

3 days left to enter the AR Culture awards

The Architectural Review is seeking the most exciting cultural buildings in the world

Olga Felip

Olga Felip to judge AR Culture awards

Olga Felip, founding director and partner of Camps Felip Arquitecturia, will be a judge for the AR Culture awards

School Folio Index

Folio: Heath House Subscription

The AR’s Manplan on Education presented the vanguard of its time


CFA Voysey (1857-1941)

By James Dunnett

From his Arts and Crafts roots, did Voysey sow the seeds of Modernism?


Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1814-1879)

Viollet-le-Duc's ornamental side Subscription

A man of contradictions, the structural rationalist le-Duc was also a dab hand at ornamentation



Folio: Follow the AR drawings Tumblr


New Hall in Cambridge by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon Subscription

[Archive] Ferro ciomento domes and exposed brick and concrete create a striking series of spaces


Oskar Hansen

A Polish visionary who wanted to transform Modernist architecture to respond to the conditions of real life


‘Wright was never mistaken for being modest; Gehry often was’ Subscription

The divisive architect behind the sculptured facades is brought to life in a new biography


‘Few buildings match the Sackler for sheer spectacle and power’ Subscription

Sackler Museum extension at Harvard University by Stirling and Wilford


Family Tomb in the Acor mountains, Portugal by Pedro Dias Subscription

A steel and concrete tomb frames views out to the landscape

tomb of Rene de Chalon

Typology: Tombs Subscription

A sealed volume, the tomb has no interior – or if it does, you really don’t want to go there. The exterior, by contrast, is a screen onto which we project our hopes and fears about the other side of life.


‘In the end it’s about people. Not buildings or curriculum’ Subscription

Drawing on experiences in architecture schools across the globe, Peter Cook addresses the curious conditions that shape their legendary status


Typology: Universities Subscription

The university is one of the oldest surviving institutions in the western world. It has colonised the globe, its architecture reflecting the prevailing ideology – of which it is the reproductive machinery


‘Colombian cities are in constant development’ Subscription

AR_EA Colombia: Ctrl G estudio de arquitectura


‘The architect as a super-star is disappearing’ Video Subscription

AR_EA Chile: Grupo TOMA

Lesley Lokko INDEX

Lesley Lokko to speak at aae2016

Lesley Lokko, associate professor of architecture at the University of Johannesburg, will be a keynote speaker at the international peer reviewed conference in April

Whitehorse Manor Index

AR School 2015 Winner: Whitehorse Manor Schools Video

Hayhurst and Co’s extension to Whitehorse Manor Junior and Infant Schools is a shrewd and witty collage of new forms without wow-factor intentions


‘The architect as a super-star is disappearing’ Video Subscription

AR_EA Chile: Grupo TOMA


A remarkable experiment in self-build council housing Video

A little-known street in Lewisham may hold the solution to London’s housing crisis

More films


Podcast: Saskia Sassen on the city Video Subscription

At the 2014 World Architecture Festival in Singapore, Saskia Sassen delivery a keynote on the future of cities


Podcast: Ole Scheeren on the future of the city Video Subscription

At the 2014 World Architecture Festival in Singapore, Ole Scheeren speaks on our changing visions for cities in light of a simple question: how do we want to live?


Podcast: What makes a great school? Video Subscription

AR House Awards 2015 jury Sam Jacob, Sadie Morgan and Deyan Sudjic discuss the calibre of the entries and how they arrived at criteria for the winner



October 2015, 1424. Volume CCXXXVIII Subscription

Click to view: AR School Awards | Hayhurst and Co | CVDB | Rural Urban Framework | OMA | Miller Hull | Vo Trong Nghia | Typology: Universities | Hansen

The Big Rethink

The Big Rethink in Full Subscription

Read Peter Buchanan’s campaign in its entirety


September 2015, 1423. Volume CCXXXVIII Subscription

Click To View: Ornament | Baukuh | Fat + Grayson Perry | Renzo Piano | Monadnock | OMA | Typology: Tombs | Voysey