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Using local materials and skills, this school in a floating slum is a brave exemplar for a community in dire need, yet the Lagos state government is threatening to demolish it
Preview of the World Architecture FestivalSubscription
In its second year in Singapore, WAF offers the tantalising prospect of strange bedfellows and compelling cross-fertilisations, says Paul Finch
‘Adventure playgrounds were nothing less than an effort to foster social and political stability in the postwar era’Subscription
Barbara Penner: On the importance of children’ playgrounds
Los Angeles: Reflecting on six months of showsSubscription
As LA’s architecture season comes to close, Nicholas Olsberg reflects on experimental housing, lacklustre public buildings and an exciting ‘reconsideration’ of civic failures
Editorial View: Los AngelesSubscription
Can the ‘luscious particularity’ of Los Angeles catalyse amore expansive vision of its future?
City of angles: Los AngelesSubscription
Unbuilt treasures and unbuildable schemes are celebrated and mourned, conjuring the spectre of a city that might have been
Building Seagram: A Memoir of Mies and ModernismSubscription
Phyllis Lambertʼs compelling and incisive account of the commissioning, design and construction of the Seagram Building is both a critical history and personal memoir of a pivotal moment in architecture
The ghost town Ai Weiwei builtSubscription
The Western media mock the emptiness of the vast Chinese city of Ordos, but the true failure is Ai Weiwei’s disastrous attempts at development
Interview: Hagy BelzbergSubscription
In the midst of the New Sculpturalism exhibition at MoMA and the Pacific Standard Time Modern Architecture programme, Tom Partridge spoke to Hagy Belzberg, designer of the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, about what it’s like to practise in LA.
This Chilean university encourages students to consider very real social and environmental contexts as a rich source of inspiration guiding their creativity