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    Elizabeth Diller: ‘Trump is producing an activist generation’VideoSubscription

    Film8 March, 2019

    Winner of the Jane Drew Prize 2019, Elizabeth Diller, co-founder of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, talks Trump, High Lines and the state of American architecture when we catch her at the Women in Architecture awards in March 2019

  • 2018 winner NOODLE SOUP by Ohio-based Galo Cañzares and Stephanie Sang Delgado

    Competition: Ragdale Ring pop-up theatre 2019, IllinoisSubscription

    Competition25 February, 2019

    An open contest has been launched to design a $15,000 temporary theatre at the Ragdale artists retreat in Illinois, USA (Deadline: 8 March)

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    Minoru Yamasaki (1912-1986)Subscription

    Thinkpiece21 February, 2019

    The architect of Pruitt-Igoe and the World Trade Center survived a life of racial discrimination and blame laid for the demise of the Modernist dream – but did not live to see the revisionist movement that asserts the underfunded Pruitt-Igoe’s fate was predetermined

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    Fashion victims: the preservation and evolution of the Museum of Contemporary Art San DiegoSubscription

    Buildings8 February, 2019

    Buildings such as Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates’ Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego should not be embalmed, but pursuing fads can be equally compromising

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    Design Earth: ‘a drawing is an argument about the world’Subscription

    Thinkpiece24 January, 2019

    In the face of unthinkable, catastrophic climate change, Design Earth’s speculative architecture means to tell new stories, to render our environmental future sensible, or legible to the senses

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    Clorindo Testa (1923-2013)Subscription

    Thinkpiece21 January, 2019

    Architect to the National Library of the Argentine Republic and the Bank of London in Buenos Aires, the fanciful Clorindo Testa is a mainstay of modern Argentine architecture

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    Revisit: Biblioteca VasconcelosSubscription

    Buildings7 January, 2019

    Mexico City’s national lending library by Alberto Kalach + TAX allows for an unintentional plurality of inhabitation and experience

  • Little Bay, Montserrat

    Competition: Financial Services Commission Building, MontserratSubscription

    Competition3 December, 2018

    Montserrat’s Financial Services Commission is seeking an architect for its new £1.3 million headquarters in Little Bay (Deadline: 9 January)

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    Competition: Beam Camp Spectacular Projects 2019, USASubscription

    Competition26 November, 2018

    Beam Camp in New Hampshire has launched its annual international competition for a series of $12,500 temporary installations (Deadline: 6 January)

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    Volcanic panache: Ampuero Yutronic, UK & ChileSubscription

    Buildings9 November, 2018

    Ampuero Yutronic’s black-stained Casa Hualle in Pucón, Chile, is evocative of both the volcanic stone-clad houses and the agricultural sheds of the region

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