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Phases of home lifeSubscription

By Helen Charman

after Alison Smithson

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Pyjama party: what we do in bedSubscription

By Beatriz Colomina

Place of work, protest, creativity, sexual gratification as well as slumber – the bed hosts myriad activities

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Body unbuilding: on cuts, stitching and anarchitectureSubscription

By Jack Halberstam

If the human form can be depicted as a house, what does it mean to dismantle it?

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Dymaxion House

The Big Rethink revisited: Becoming EarthlingsSubscription

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Reflecting on The Big Rethink series of essays, Buchanan argues for a new culture integrating understandings of ecology, evolution and identity

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‘Architecture is now a tool of capital, complicit in a purpose antithetical to its social mission’Subscription

By Reinier de Graaf

As large housing estates are being demolished and the age of great social democracies recedes, taking with it any notion of an architecture for the public, OMA partner Reinier de Graaf asks if there is any alternative to building capital