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Privately owned public space: Graham and Vogt's Pavilion on the Met's Rooftop Subscription

25 October 2014 | By Lili Carr

Hedge Two-Way Mirror Walkabout, Dan Graham and Günther Vogt’s roof garden commission at the Met, triggers Lili Carr to question the contradictions behind land ownership in cities


View from Paris - Gehry mania and the most preposterous handbag in France Subscription

24 October 2014 | By Andrew Ayers

As his Louis Vuitton branded bauble plops into the Bois, Andrew Ayers finds Gehry mania gripping the French capital

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Pandering to bamboo: on skyscrapers made out of wood Subscription

22 October 2014 | By Tim Coleridge

Is raising the profile of bamboo as a building material for high-rise useful or irresponsible? asks Tim Coleridge


Architecture and Water Documentary: Part 1 - The river as city and landscape Video Subscription

21 October 2014 | By ,

In the first of a series of three films exploring the connection between architecture and water, Ellis Woodman takes a journey through London’s waterways with architects, developers, urbanists and thinkers

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If Form didn't follow Finance: Think Space/Money Unconference and Publication Subscription

20 October 2014 | By Shumi Bose

Wiping out the capitalist paradigm to question the potential evolution of our cities and the architect’s future role in a world without money inevitably leads to an inconclusive publication

Africa: Latest

The AR's recent coverage from around Africa


Ebola Epidemic: What can Architecture do? Subscription

Architect Killian Doherty’s practice in Sierra Leone is one of many affected by the Ebola outbreak. Here he reflects on the limits of architectural power against an immaterial enemy


Buffer zones and golf estates: Do we really need more Garden Cities? Subscription

From the Palestinian West Bank to apartheid townships the Garden City model has been continuously twisted into suburban anomalies across the globe


Blurred Lines: The UIA Congress in Durban, South Africa Subscription

An irrepressible commitment to architecture which bridges divisions and addresses social concerns across the Global South and beyond defined the 2014 UIA congress in Durban reports Phineas Harper


Jane Drew

Shrouded in rumours of misdemenour and spying, Jane Drew’s life was richly packed with exciting opportunities and mayor projects

The Roman Singularity

The Roman Singularity by Adam Nathaniel Furman

Rome Prize for Architecture 2014 awarded to Adam Nathaniel Furman Subscription

23 September 2014

The British Academy has selected Furman’s ‘The Roman Singularity’ as winning proposal for this year’s Rome Prize for Architecture


Troubles in Theory Part VI: From Utopia to Heterotopia Subscription

3 October 2014 | By Anthony Vidler

The sixth instalment in the series turns to the theory of ‘space’ as it was reinterpreted from its Modernist origins to serve political analysis and practice, and focuses on the work and influence of Michel Foucault


Damned if You Do, Damned if You Don't: What is the Moral Duty of the Architect? Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

Architects are ridiculed if they take a moral position, and attacked if they don’t. What, then, in the 21st century, is ‘the duty of the architect’?


Style is the Man: Charles Jencks Subscription

12 September 2014 | By

A new monograph on the late works of James Stirling and Michael Wilford prompts some reflections on the role of style and meaning in architecture


After the Event: Bernard Tschumi Retrospective at the Pompidou Centre Subscription

3 September 2014 | By Anthony Vidler

The recent retrospective on Bernard Tschumi at the Pompidou Centre provided a compelling analysis of a career spanning over 45 years - and ultimately reveals the architect’s unique integration of theory and practice



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September 2014, 1411. Volume CCXXXVI Subscription

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