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AR_EA 2015 Winner: ‘10 Cal Tower is an architecture of active movement, an enhancer of social interaction’ Video

Supermachine Studio reinterpret the traditional playground in a vertical labyrinth that brings children and adults together in a game of hide and seek with a difference


Podcast: Judging the Emerging Architecture Awards Video Subscription

26 November 2015

The AR_EA jury discuss their criteria for judging this year’s awards


Aimer Fashion Factory in Beijing by Crossboundaries Subscription

Crossboundaries’ ‘big shed’ unites retail, administrative and manufacturing functions


Cero K production plant by Max-A in San Carlos, Chile Subscription

A semi-translucent skin lends a ghostlike appearance to this sweetener production plant


HAWE Factory by Barkow Leibinger in Kaufbeuren, Germany Subscription

A factory for hydraulic pumps continues the representational German approach to industrial architecture


Folio: A Little Bit of Beijing Subscription

A graphic novels depicts the poetic charm of life in the hutongs, but also the difficulties



China Art Academy in Hangzhou by Amateur Architecture Studio Subscription

[Archive] The campus for China’s leading art school is richly nuanced


Have you designed an innovative office or workplace? Enter the AR Work awards - Deadline this Friday!

You could win the title of the best office in the world. *New: small practices and architects based in developing economies are eligible for a 50% discount on entry fees


‘At every turn, Isozaki's CAFA's play of curves draws you forward’ Subscription

[Archive] Arata Isozaki brings Japanese rigour and sensuality to a new art museum


Renowned practitioners to judge AR Work

AR Work is your chance to be recognised on the global stage as a leading designer of workspaces


Folio: Follow the AR drawings Tumblr


Skill: Cladding Subscription

Large-format units in combination with the latest energy-controlling technology is revolutionising contemporary cladding


‘The monolithic Fan Zeng Art Museum resembles a Chinese stamp on rice paper’ Subscription

Inspired by traditional Chinese paintings, Original Design Office’s Fan Zeng Art Museum is a wash of greys

Grayson Perry

Grayson Perry launches Bartlett 175 celebrations with inaugural Donaldson Lecture

Award-winning artist Grayson Perry will deliver the first Donaldson Lecture in January, launching a programme of special events celebrating 175 years of architectural education at The Bartlett


‘The Sayama Forest Chapel and Bird’s Nest Atami celebrate man’s relationship to nature’ Subscription

AR_EA Highly Commended: Two projects by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP demonstrate delicate interventions into peaceful natural settings


AR_EA 2015 Winner: ‘10 Cal Tower is an architecture of active movement, an enhancer of social interaction’ Video

Supermachine Studio reinterpret the traditional playground in a vertical labyrinth that brings children and adults together in a game of hide and seek with a difference


‘Colombian cities are in constant development’ Subscription

AR_EA Colombia: Ctrl G estudio de arquitectura


Your views: Moving Parliament Subscription

Our understanding of cities and regions is far more complex than the call to move Parliament suggests


Your views: Louis Kahn, don't stop talking! Subscription

The editor of Kahn at Penn: Transformative Teacher of Architecture, responds to Norman Weinstein’s review


Your views: Fayland House Subscription

Readers respond to the winner of this year’s AR House Awards

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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


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


Film: Sugar Hill Housing in Manhattan Video Subscription

David Adjaye and Ellen Baxter, founder of Broadway Housing Communities, discuss the Sugar Hill project alongside the views of its new tenants


‘The garden bridge will cost millions: build something people can dwell in instead’ Video Subscription

Richard Sennett speaks on the social life and physical form of cities, and how urbanism can change them for the better

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

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Podcast: Are moral and political issues a burden to architecture? Video Subscription

At the RA’s Architecture and Freedom season, Patrik Schumacher considers the various parameters for architectural practice today


Podcast: Interview with FAT Video Subscription

Paul Finch talks to Sam Jacob, Sean Griffiths and Charles Holland - the men formerly known as FAT - on their early influences, how FAT came to be and what they have taken from it as they go their separate ways


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



December 2015, 1426. Volume CCXXXVIII Subscription

Click to view: Emerging Architecture Awards | Supermachine Studio | Hiroshi Nakamura & Nap | Pilosio | Sanitas Studio | Joseph Paxton


November 2015, 1425. Volume CCXXXVIII Subscription

Click to view: CHINA: Vector Architects | MAD | Ai Weiwei | Original Design Studio | Amateur Architecture Studio | Typology: Factories | Wang Shu


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