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Editorial View

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Has architecture lost its social conscience?

18 June 2015

The question has become an arthritis; a dull ache that improves or worsens depending on the weather

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‘The AR is about fresh ideas, which must be provoked, teased out, tickled or sparked’ Subscription Required

2 May 2015

In this, her first editorial, new AR Editor Christine Murray sets out her editorial ambitions

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Christine Murray named AR Editor

30 March 2015

A new era begins at The Architectural Review as Christine Murray takes the helm

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Editorial: Past imperfect, future tense Subscription Required

26 March 2015

On technological adventures and the future of architecture

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Editorial: Architecture that goes beyond style wars Subscription Required

21 March 2015

On architects and magazines pursuing content rather than style

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Editorial: Architects don’t invent, they transform Subscription Required

18 February 2015

On Siza, from Portugal to China

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Editorial: The problem with memorials and memory Subscription Required

26 December 2014

As architecture can rarely truly grasp the notion of absence, memorial culture lapses into comforting banality

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Editorial: A primer from the Prince Subscription Required

21 December 2014

On The Prince of Wales’ ten principles for sustainable urban growth

201411

Editorial: Architecture has nothing in common with luxury goods Subscription Required

5 November 2014

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

AR October 2014, issue 1412

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

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?

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Editorial: Redefining Modulor Man for a new era of inclusivity

6 September 2014

What happens when disability is not seen as a problem for architecture to solve, but as a potential generative impetus?

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Editorial: The Secret Lives of Buildings Beyond the Lure of Awards Subscription Required

9 August 2014

On the uneasy relationship between reductivist beauty contests and architecture’s nuanced narratives and complexities

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Editorial: A Biennale for these critical times Subscription Required

21 July 2014

If the Venice Biennale is an often criticized event, could Koolhaas’ 2014 edition succeed in being more substantial?

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Editorial: Who Needs Architecture Critics? Subscription Required

9 June 2014

More than ever, architecture is in need of provocative, engaging and entertaining critics

May 2014

Editorial: Architecture should not cost lives Subscription Required

22 April 2014

On the relationship, or lack thereof, between architect and building site

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Editorial: The Inherently Compromised Relationship between Buildings and Photography Subscription Required

18 April 2014

When architectural photography’s controlled views of buildings are redefined by and adapted to new technologies

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Editorial: Destroying a way of life in the insane fog of war Subscription Required

26 February 2014

While our war-torn cities can be rebuilt, their fraught social linkages will never be the same

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Editorial: The end of public space? Subscription Required

17 February 2014

The power of the state has changed the essential idea of public space as a space for socialization, expression and democracy

December

Editorial: architectural magazines must be proactive rather than reactive Subscription Required

31 December 2013

The AR archive illuminates the story of modern architecture

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Pezo von Ellrichshausen Geometrical Studies Subscription Required

25 October 2013

These colourful geometrical studies in oil paint are by Chilean practice Pezo von Ellrichshaussen, whose buildings include the green-stained Fosc House in San Pedro, Chile (2009)