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  • Le Corbusier's 1924 Plan Voisin for Paris

    Book: Blast on the pastSubscription

    Thinkpiece15 February, 2019

    In Making Dystopia: The Strange Rise and Survival of Architectural Barbarism James Steven Curl reignites the critique of Modernism, its protagonists and its acceptance in the aftermath of the First World War, yet breaks little new ground

  • Design earth web

    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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    A word without a world: between Earth and elsewhereSubscription

    Thinkpiece24 January, 2019

    Ursula K Le Guin’s Paradises Lost is the story of a starship, the journey spanning many generations. Honor Gavin retells its story

  • Ar6603

    The writing on the wall: the language of buildingsSubscription

    Thinkpiece23 January, 2019

    The interplay between structures, text and symbols reveals much about society and takes to another level how architects communicate with the public

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    Spaces of encounter: the performative art of readingSubscription

    Thinkpiece18 January, 2019

    The founders of dpr-barcelona argue that books are powerful generators of public space

  • Paul Nash, Tate London 2018

    Volumes of words: the architecture of the pageSubscription

    Thinkpiece16 January, 2019

    Reciprocities between text and architecture open up new ways of reading

  • 19th-Century map of Tokyo

    Reading the city: Roland Barthes in Paris and TokyoSubscription

    Thinkpiece16 January, 2019

    From ‘The Eiffel Tower’ to Empire of Signs, Roland Barthes teaches architects how to interpret places

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    Interview with Irma BoomSubscription

    Thinkpiece16 January, 2019

    The AR talks to the Dutch graphic designer and specialist bookmaker about the relationship between books, buildings and architecture, about the value of print in a digital world – and reading in bed.

  • Elements

    The bigger the better: Elements of Architecture coalesceSubscription

    Thinkpiece15 January, 2019

    Elements of Architecture is the latest, and weightiest, product of Irma Boom and Rem Koolhaas’s collaboration so far, but does size matter?

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    Interview with Lars MüllerSubscription

    Thinkpiece10 January, 2019

    The AR talks to this heavyweight publisher of books on art, architecture and design – about self-publishing, saying no, and commitment to the book

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