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Broader View

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How tech giant Airbnb is rewriting the rulebook on domestic architecture and fueling a housing crisis

23 September 2014

Thanks to the ‘sharing economy’, domestic space is less a private realm than a commodity. Can design make this process work for everyone and not just homeowners and investors, asks Luis Ortega Govela?

Interview

Index

Film: Charles Jencks critiques the 2014 Venice Biennale Video Subscription

2 July 2014 | By

‘Architecture is a better profession than doctors, lawyers, bankers, accountants and all the other options,’ argues critic, writer and godfather of Postmodern architecture, Charles Jencks

Editorial

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Editorial: Architecture has nothing in common with luxury goods Subscription

5 November 2014

On how architecture can be either manifestation of vanity or source of social transformation

View From

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View from Novellara, Italy Subscription

2 October 2014

Italy’s rural flatlands are home to a growing population of Sikh farmers who are transforming the landscape with their temples and presence

New Harmony

View From New Harmony Subscription

27 August 2014

Once conceived as a socialist utopia, today New Harmony is a curiously equal community inhabiting an equally curious architectural legacy

Viewpoints

Michael Sorkin

Michael Sorkin

‘If we don’t make these changes we wind up as so many Canutes, bashing away at the relentlessly rising seas’

Farshid Moussavi

Farshid Moussavi Subscription

‘Competitions are driven by the desire to go beyond what already exists - unthought-of architecture’

William JR Curtis

William JR Curtis on Architectural Education Subscription

‘Architecture schools are only too often the victims of intellectual fashions’

Peter Cook

Peter Cook Subscription

‘At eye level, there is plenty to see and distract … but look upwards and the amnesia begins’

Ellis Woodman

Ellis Woodman Subscription

‘For architectural enthusiasts, the prospect of Belgium’s imminent belt-tightening represents particularly bleak news’