Charlotte Skene Catling
Charlotte Skene Catling is an architect based in London and director of Skene Catling de la Peña
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
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’?
Bricks and Morals: The German PavilionSubscription
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
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
The Hayward Gallery’s recent event attracted and inspired young and old visitors alike
The Art of ProtestSubscription
dOCUMENTA 13 offers a welcome critical alternative to the helium-light froth of the art fair circuit, says Charlotte Skene Catling
A panel at the Wellcome Centre asks: is it the task of architects to offer an antidote to social and political failings?