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Empty gestures: Starchitecture's Swan Song Subscription

27 February 2015 | By

Architecture must move on from pandering to preposterous concepts in an adolescent search for momentary excitement. But to do this will require a more critical perspective from architectural academe and the media

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Micro Organism: Hutong infill in Beijing, China, by Standard Architecture Subscription

2 March 2015 | By

A deft intervention in one of Beijing's labyrinthine hutongs attempts to improve amenities without destroying heritage or catalysing gentrification

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Architecture or revolution: Portuguese participatory process for housing Subscription

28 February 2015 | By Hugh Strange

In the 70s the SAAL formed an ideological programme that reimagined the task of providing housing for the population as a collective and participatory proces. The resulting housing schemes are exhibited in Porto

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The future is female. But women in architecture need co-operation as well as competition Subscription

27 February 2015 | By Flora Samuel

As Teresa Borsuk is named Woman Architect of the Year, Flora Samuel critically reflects on the AJ’s Women in Architecture campaign and examines the impact of competitive awards on women’s experience in practice

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Framing the Issue: Bamboo's Structural Role in the Fight for Public Space Subscription

27 February 2015 | By

On the front line of a design-led call to arms, bamboo is giving a physical form to the elusive concept of public space

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Empty gestures: Starchitecture's Swan Song Subscription

27 February 2015 | By

Architecture must move on from pandering to preposterous concepts in an adolescent search for momentary excitement. But to do this will require a more critical perspective from architectural academe and the media

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Why do Women Really Leave Architecture?

14 February 2014 | By Maria Smith

Maria Smith, shortlisted for Emerging Woman Architect of the Year in 2013 attempts to bust some myths on why women are under-represented in architecture

The Fountain of Youth

The problem with ‘Young Architecture’ Subscription

24 February 2015 | By , Phil Pawlett Jackson

Emerging practices led by millennials risk commodification at the hands of a culture unwilling to reward the very youth it fetishises

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Film: The last great social housing estate by Álvaro Siza Video Subscription

28 January 2015 | By ,

The AR explores Siza’s Quinta da Malagueira housing estate in Evora, Portugal, rich both in memory and in potential

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White Collar Factory

London Festival of Architecture issues open call for participants

25 February 2015

Changing conceptions of the workplace form a central theme of the 2015 London Festival of Architecture which has opened calls for proposals

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Empty gestures: Starchitecture's Swan Song Subscription

27 February 2015 | By

Architecture must move on from pandering to preposterous concepts in an adolescent search for momentary excitement. But to do this will require a more critical perspective from architectural academe and the media

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Architecture and the Computer: A Contested History Subscription

9 February 2015 | By Evangelos Kotsioris

Ever the divider of opinion, the computer’s entrance into the architectural profession posed questions that are now more current and pressing than they have ever been

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Revisiting Siza: An archaeology of the future Video Subscription

27 January 2015 | By

Álvaro Siza’s Quinta da Malagueira estate offers radical lessons in the relationship of architecture and time

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Queer Gothic: Architecture, gender and desire Subscription

20 January 2015 | By Ayla Lepine

Through a historical study of the connections between architecture, gender and desire, Ayla Lepine reveals the invisibility and marginalisation of queer history

The Roman Singularity

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Rome Prize for Architecture 2014

Follow Adam Nathaniel Furman’s journey to paint a new portrait of the Italian capital merging past, present and fiction

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