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    Welsh School of Architecture Degree Show: 9-12 JulySubscription

    News18 June, 2014

    Cardiff University’s satellite architecture show in Shoreditch combines a deep sense of craft with meticulous research

  • Amandine Kastler

    Unit 9 – Architectural AssociationSubscription

    Essay22 July, 2010

    [Top 10 London Units: Part 2 level] Tutors: Natasha Sandmeier, Monia De Marchi

  • Misha Smith

    Unit 23 – Bartlett School, UCLSubscription

    Essay22 July, 2010

    [Top 10 London Units: Part 2 level] Tutors: Bob Sheil, Emmanuel Vercruysse

  • Carlos Dos Santos

    Unit 2 – Kingston UniversitySubscription

    Essay22 July, 2010

    [Top 10 London Units: Part 2 level] Tutors: Adam Khan, David Knight, Bernd Schmutz

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    Troubles in Theory VI: from Utopia to HeterotopiaSubscription

    Essay3 October, 2014

    The sixth instalment in the series turns to the theory of ‘space’ as it was reinterpreted from its Modernist origins to serve political analysis and practice, and focuses on the work and influence of Michel Foucault

  • Troubles in Theory V

    Troubles in Theory V: the Brutalist moment(s)Subscription

    Essay30 January, 2014

    From the Smithsons’ claim to have originally coined the term, to its alleged incarnation in the béton brut of Le Corbusier’s Unités, the provenance of New Brutalism, seen as a corrective to ‘soft’ Modernism, is as problematic as what it stood for: ethic or aesthetic?

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    Troubles in Theory IV: the social sideSubscription

    Essay10 April, 2013

    Techno-fetishists may have argued for a scientifically determined architecture in the ’60s and ’70s, but at the same time more politically engaged voices were calling for the reinterpretation of space as an arena for the lived experiences of the everyday

  • Typical spread from ‘Stocktaking (AR February 1960), with tradition and technology running in parallel columns

    Troubles in Theory III: the dreat divide – technology vs traditionSubscription

    Essay24 July, 2012

    The great divide: technology vs tradition

  • From its ‘war address’ in Cheam, the AR surveys a brave new post-war world in August 1945

    Troubles in Theory II: Picturesque to PostmodernismSubscription

    Essay20 December, 2011

    The second essay in AR’s series: Troubles in Theory

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    Troubles In Theory I: the State of the Art 1945-2000Subscription

    Essay21 September, 2011

    Becoming a subject of interest to those beyond the profession in the late 1960s, architecture − and its theory − in turn opened up to outside influences. An anti-institutional ideology, with strong French philosophical connections − Foucault, Barthes, Derrida − served to undermine architecture’s own disciplinary focus. Key figures − Summerson, Banham, Eisenman − sought to regain the lost territory, but a unified theory of architecture remains elusive. The first of three essays outlines ...

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