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  • 2011_10

    October 2011, 1376. Volume CCXXXSubscription

    Digital Issue1 October, 2011

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    The urgent case for revisitsSubscription

    Essay27 September, 2011

    Introduction by Peter Buchanan to ongoing series in The Architectural Review

  • Instead of repeating the brick infill, solid parts have been clad in coloured anodised aluminium panels to give the concrete building a new image. Photo credit: Daniel Hopkinson

    A second chance for Sheffield's streets in the skySubscription

    Building27 September, 2011

    Designed in the 1960s by two pioneering architects, Park Hill thronged with international visitors for the next decade. Yet as Modernist high-rises and equality fell out of fashion, the socialist ideal turned into a ghetto. Today, developer Urban Splash is animating its streets again with a bold programme

  • AR_2005_September___House_by_Tezuka_Architects_in_Tokyo_pages_1_and_2

    2005 September: House By Tezuka Architects (Tokyo, Japan) Subscription

    Building21 September, 2011

    [ARCHIVE] By building this simple new house, Tezuka Architects have given two homes the shared benefit of a unique family garden; a rare treat in Tokyo

  • The ancient tradition of posting multi-coloured messages of hope and good wishes is upheld at the Tanabata Festival in Sendai City, taking on an added poignancy coming so soon after the earthquake and tsunami

    View From Sendai, JapanSubscription

    Essay21 September, 2011

    In the region hardest hit by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami this spring, designers are bringing hope to shattered local communities, reports Mark Dytham

  • The only way is up

    The Only Way is UpSubscription

    Essay21 September, 2011

    Harvard economist and author of The Triumph of the City, Edward Glaeser makes the economic and environmental case for building denser, higher cities


    On the Breach in Biarritz with Steven HollSubscription

    Building21 September, 2011

    On the sybaritic French Atlantic coast, a new museum, the Cité de L’Océan et du Surf, by Steven Holl Architects, evokes the power and sensual allure of the ocean

  • AR March 1964 - A Latin Quarter for London

    Townscape: the AR's campaign to alter the perceptions of planners and politiciansSubscription

    Essay21 September, 2011

    Peter Davey reappraises the great mid 20th-century campaign that saw the AR challenge the perceptions of planners, politicians and engineers

  • buchanan_636villafallet

    The Classical ideals of Le Corbusier Subscription

    Essay21 September, 2011

    How three weeks in Athens left a lasting impression on the father of Modernism

  • Ground Zero


    Essay21 September, 2011

    New York, USA - Mark Lamster on the opening of the World Trade Center memorial

  • AR_2004_December___Museum_of_Natural_Science_by_Tezuka_Architects_in_Matsunoyama_pages_1_and_2

    2004 December: Museum Of Natural Science, Tezuka Architects (Niigata, Japan)Subscription

    Building21 September, 2011

    [ARCHIVE] A little museum responds to its region’s often extreme climate

  • Aqua Tower by Studio Gang


    Essay21 September, 2011

    Jyväskylä, Finland - The design of high-rises is evolving rapidly, but who will pay for them? asks Jeremy Melvin

  • At the opening ceremony, snipers patrol the site from the roof of the double-height library. Photograph by Giovanna Silva

    Compund Solution: A New School For AfghanistanSubscription

    Building21 September, 2011

    Sicilian journalist Maria Grazia Cutuli was killed while reporting in Afghanistan. Now, her brother, an architect, has created a school to her memory and a new message of hope for the country’s future generation

  • The timber decks of the ring Around a tree school become an extraordinary and lively ‘stage’ for young children to clamber around fearlessly at break-time

    Cadet Branch: Tezuka Architects' Offshoot for a Tokyo SchoolSubscription

    Building21 September, 2011

    Embracing an ancient Japanese zelkova, the Ring Around a Tree School is a stimulating enclave for learning and play which formally picks up on the practice’s earlier work for the same client

  • Fuji Kindergarten

    Cadet Branch: Tezuka Architects' Offshoot for a Tokyo SchoolSubscription

    Building21 September, 2011

    Embracing an ancient Japanese zelkova, the Ring Around a Tree School is a stimulating enclave for learning and play which formally picks up on the practice’s earlier work for the same client

  • Index

    A Latin quarter for LondonSubscription

    Essay21 September, 2011

    Townscape: the danger is that in all the controversy over a new site for Covent Garden fruit and vegetable market, Covent Garden itself, as a place, may be forgotten. If this happens, its special character could well be erased at one stroke by wholesale redevelopment. The nature of this character and the need to reinforce it in any new building are discussed below

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    2006 February: Pratt Institute Art School Extension, New York by Steven Holl ArchitectsSubscription

    Building21 September, 2011

    This new insertion balances sensitivity to history with a formal a civic boldness

  • A reflecting pool subtly amplifies an architecture of coolness and stillness

    2007 May: Ambassador's Residence, Steven Holl Architects (Washington DC, USA)Subscription

    Building21 September, 2011

    [ARCHIVE] A new ambassadorial residence mixes formality with sensuality

  • AR_1961_December___Park_Hill_Housing_pages_1_and_2

    December 1961: Reyner Banham on Park HillSubscription

    Essay21 September, 2011

    Reyner Banham reports on one of the most imaginative and advanced community-building gestures of its day

  • A young family walk home after a long night of ‘cultural expression’

    On the trail of OrangefestSubscription

    Essay21 September, 2011

    The 12 July celebrations in Belfast have been branded as a retail-friendly attraction by the local government, but the move belies the cultural provocation of a sectarian ritual. Essay and photographs by Declan O’Neill

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