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Charlotte Skene Catling

Charlotte Skene Catling is an architect based in London and director of Skene Catling de la Peña

Stories

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    Uneven growth: tactical urbanism for expanding megacities Subscription

    2 April, 2015

    Strategic speculation in Hong Kong, Istanbul, Lagos, Mumbai, New York and Rio de Janeiro is challenging the architectural profession to rethink itself beyond the realm of building and address policy-making

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    Damned if You Do, Damned if You Don't: What is the Moral Duty of the Architect?Subscription

    22 September, 2014

    Architects are ridiculed if they take a moral position, and attacked if they don’t. What, then, in the 21st century, is ‘the duty of the architect’?

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    Bricks and Morals: The German PavilionSubscription

    25 June, 2014

    Architecture as propaganda: Curators Alex Lehnerer and Savva Ciriacidis reconstruct the politically charged 1964 Kanzlerbungalow intersecting with the German Pavilion in a curatorial move that is both disarmingly simple while loaded with ethical complexity

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    Sextet in the City: Vienna University's Starchitect CampusSubscription

    27 May, 2014

    With an array of starchitect buildings corralled like guests at a cocktail party, Vienna University recasts the idea and the identity of the modern campus

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    Dazzling Spectacle: The Hayward Gallery Light ShowSubscription

    24 May, 2013

    The Hayward Gallery’s recent event attracted and inspired young and old visitors alike

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    The Art of ProtestSubscription

    28 September, 2012

    dOCUMENTA 13 offers a welcome critical alternative to the helium-light froth of the art fair circuit, says Charlotte Skene Catling

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    Low-fat citiesSubscription

    24 July, 2012

    A panel at the Wellcome Centre asks: is it the task of architects to offer an antidote to social and political failings?