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  • Mies: Behind the Smoke Screen

    8 August 2014 | By Spyros Papapetros

    A major new monograph on Mies by the late Detlef Mertins seeks the enigma behind the cigar

  • It's a Small World, After All Subscription

    17 June 2014 | By

    Nicholas Olsberg reflects on the history of the now rehabilitated Ground Zero site through the story of Minoru Yamasaki’s World Trade Center

  • Critical Mass: Why Architectural Criticism Matters

    28 May 2014 | By Michael Sorkin

    By seeing beyond the glittering novelty of form, it is criticism's role to assess and promote the positive effects architecture can bring to society and the wider world

  • Limbo Architecture: Painters of Modernism Subscription

    16 May 2014 | By

    Interpreted by painters in many different ways, Modernism continues to be a compelling subject matter and muse that encourages artists to go beyond notions of simple representation and instead seek to evoke something more profound

  • Reyner Banham: The New Brutalism Subscription

    15 May 2014 | By Reyner Banham

    In his seminal 1955 essay Architectural Critic Reyner Banham attempts to codify the then emerging architectural movement of Brutalism

  • Interview with Photographer Iwan Baan

    14 March 2014 | By Simon Esterson

    Iwan Baan is the most sought after architectural photographer on earth. Living entirely from suitcases and hotel rooms, he is courted by architectural royalty the world over. As his new show 52 Weeks, 52 Cities opens in Herford, Germany, Baan speaks to the AR’s creative director Simon Esterson about his photography and fascination with ordinary people’s extraordinary use of space