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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?



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


AR October 2014, issue 1412

Editorial view: beyond the historic panacea of the Garden City Subscription

8 October 2014

Could Howard’s Garden City and Rudlin’s winning proposal for the Wilson Prize give crucial hints to come out of the housing crisis?

View From


View From Edinburgh: An Independent Scotland Would be Better for Architecture Subscription

28 July 2014

For Scottish architecture to flourish once again, Malcolm Fraser argues that Scots must regain their independence from the UK in the imminent referendum

Garcia Fukushima

View from Fukushima Subscription

2 July 2014

Three years on from the Tohoku tsunami, Fukushima is still struggling to come to terms with the disaster, reports David Garcia


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

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