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1409: Venice Biennale, Jencks, Koolhaas, Coates, Jane Drew, AR HOUSE Awards
That Smarts: Against the Smart CitySubscription
The zeitgeisty narrative of the smartcity is breathlessly positive - but what lies beyond the PR talk and press releases?
If the Venice Biennale is an often criticized event, could Koolhaas’ 2014 edition succeed in being more substantial?
Doodlebug: Why Architects Still DrawSubscription
Architectural graphics guru Francis Ching on Paolo Berladi’s defence of architectural drawing - and why this alone is not enough to regain its lost value
Petropolis: Oil UrbanismSubscription
A look at the Brazilian cities that have been formed by oleaginous ‘no-places’ forms a wider thesis on the domination and manufacture of nature
Creative Capital: The Berlin ReaderSubscription
While Berlin may for a time have gained the moniker of ‘hippest city on the planet’, it seems to have become less lovable and liveable for many of those who live there
Peter Zumthor: The Swiss ShamanSubscription
A monolithic monograph of Peter Zumthor’s works tracks his ever more direct striving for a connection to place
What are the facts surrounding the outbreak of fire which engulfed the Glasgow School of Art? asks William JR Curtis
Jane Drew (1911-1996)Subscription
Shrouded in rumours of misdemenour and spying, Jane Drew’s life was richly packed with exciting opportunities and mayor projects
Iain Jackson looks back at the AR’s 1953 coverage of Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew’s projects in West Africa - its first appearance as a coherent body of work