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A remarkable experiment in self-build council housing

A little-known street in Lewisham may hold the solution to London’s housing crisis

Masterplanning in Rainham

‘Masterplanning doesn't always mean top-down’

Urban acupuncture in the London town of Rainham could help to redefine master planning


‘The world of little human ants teems round their bases’ Subscription Required

[Archive] As skyscrapers grow ever taller, how can they sensitively meet the street?


Roberto Burle Marx: Ibirapuera park Subscription Required

[FOLIO] Burle Marx’s use of the principles of Cubism and abstraction forged an entirely new grammar for landscape design

UVA Colombia Night

Colombia’s infrastructure reclaimed as public space Subscription Required

Hillside water tanks circling Medellín have been repurposed as a necklace of public spaces draped around the city


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

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


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

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


‘Wright was never mistaken for being modest; Gehry often was’ Subscription Required

The divisive architect behind the sculptured facades is brought to life in a new biography


Does politics have any place in architecture? Subscription Required

An exploration of the association between politics, architecture and Parametricism reveals that, even when disconnected, the three are irrevocably linked


Louis Kahn, don’t stop talking! Architecture needs you more than ever Subscription Required

Two new books of and about Kahn talking provoke, re-frame and defy convention


Konstantin Melnikov’s Legacy Subscription Required

To mark the 125th anniversary of Konstantin Melnikov’s birth, photographer Denis Esakov has documented the current condition of the Constructivist pioneer’s oeuvre


Endless House: experimental archetypes of dwelling

Both artists and architects have used the single-family home to explore universal topics and expand their disciplines in new ways