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How tech giant Airbnb is rewriting the rulebook on domestic architecture and fueling a housing crisis
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
‘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
What happens when disability is not seen as a problem for architecture to solve, but as a potential generative impetus?
View from Fukushima Subscription
Three years on from the Tohoku tsunami, Fukushima is still struggling to come to terms with the disaster, reports David Garcia
View from Beirut Subscription
Gripped by a wave of gentrification, Beirut’s coastal promenade acts as an enduring social mixer for an increasingly ghettoised populace, says the AR’s Middle East correspondent