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In the wake of the Second World War, radical new places for repentance, forgiveness and renewal emerged in West Germany
Perhaps it is time to reconsider the architecture of faith
I could not find a single answer to this question, but a whole spectrum of experience only partially captured by the responses to the Women in Architecture (WIA) survey. With women making up half of architecture students, as then editor of the Architects’ Journal, I hunted the spectre of the missing 25 per cent among qualified architects.
In an age of social disconnection, it falls on the office to help build a community
As gentrification pushes young creatives out, our cultural hubs become detached from the ecosystem they were built to foster
Despite the nagging affirmations of online social networking, the internet is failing us
Architects have been circumspect in their criticism of the Chinese state during the building boom that has bankrolled the profession through the recession
Louis Kahn Jeshurun Scheme1
Musing on the meanings behind the AR’s first ever cover
Why must a water tower look like a UFO, or a coal bunker like a castle on legs?
The prolific designer worked on sets, rides and animations
Turing his hand to landscaping, Paxton sought to unite disciplines with a vast garden
A graphic novels depicts the poetic charm of life in the hutongs, but also the difficulties
As large housing estates are being demolished and the age of great social democracies recedes, taking with it any notion of an architecture for the public, OMA partner Reinier de Graaf asks if there is any alternative to building capital