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Regardless of budget, site or scale, the house is still a powerful architectural and cultural talisman, acting as an incubator of new ideas – enter the AR House awards and have your designs published in the AR

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Editorial: House – the building type that continues to inspire the architectural imaginationSubscription

The house, at its root, is about shelter with varying degrees of comfort, amenity and scale  – a carefully balanced combination which makes for experimental ground.

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Inside the Box: Kokoon by Helsinki’s Aalto University Wood Program Students, Finland Subscription

AR House 2018 Commended: made of stackable units providing living space for up to three months, this modular, portable and temporary housing system suggests new possibilities for superior forms of emergency shelter

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Pioneer Spirit: Casa Bruma by Fernanda Canales and Claudia Rodríguez in MexicoSubscription

AR House 2018 Commended: set on a rural verdant hillside 100 miles southwest of Mexico City, this holiday home in Valle de Bravo embraces and nurtures nature

The Women in Architecture awards look to inspire change in the architectural profession by celebrating great design by women architects from around the world and promoting role models for young women in practice

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Charlotte Perriand (1903-1999)Subscription

By Catherine Slessor

Inspired by Art Deco, the machine aesthetic, organicism, biomorphism, Art Brut and industrial prefabrication, French architect and furniture designer Charlotte Perriand deeply believed that good design should be fundamentally transformative and accessible to all 

Launched in 1999, the AR Emerging Architecture awards support young designers at a key moment in their career, placing them on a global stage and promoting their work to the world

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AREA headline partner: RockwoolSubscription

Rockwool announced as the headline partner for the AR Emerging Architecture Awards 2018

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Ronald Rietveld joins the jury for the AR Emerging Architecture awards 2018Subscription

After winning AR Emerging Architecture 2013, co-founder of RAAAF Ronald Rietveld joins this year’s judging panel alongside Gurjit Singh Matharoo and Ángela García de Paredes

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Gurjit Singh Matharoo to judge the AR Emerging Architecture awardsSubscription

The principal architect of Indian practice Matharoo Associates joins Ángela García de Paredes on the AREA 2018 judging panel