Letters from the Editor
The transformation of the Yongsan US Garrison into a parkland proves that architecture can overcome a history of occupation, war and an uneasy truce
From Herzog & de Meuron’s Elbphilharmonie to Will Alsop’s Peckham Library, is it important for architecture to ‘fit in’?
In an architectural environment which favours the established rather than the unknown, emerging architects must have a good balance of creativity, knowledge and experience
WOHA’s public housing in Singapore is a revolution in mass housing design
Editorial: Does it matter what it looks like?Subscription
Is a bad building the same thing as an ugly building, or is a facade only skin-deep?
Specification takes on political overtones because standards are based on lowest common denominator
Editorial: Water needs an architectural embraceSubscription
Architecture and design can, at best, turn problems into assets
Editorial: Building, like birth, is an instinctual act fraught with radical risk and rewardSubscription
Even in an architect-free zone, beauty is in the detail
Editorial: Form does not followSubscription
‘Architecture is not about form’ – Peter Zumthor; ‘Architecture is the result of the forming’ – Roy Lichtenstein
If the marches and protests of recent weeks have shown anything, it’s that the city can be reclaimed