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December/January 2016-17 on Celebrating 120 YearsSubscription

Rare and unseen archive pieces plus commentary from: Norman Foster | Patrik Schumacher | Beatriz Colomina | Yvonne Farrell | Gillian Darley | Peter Cook

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AR 120: Owen Hatherley on ContextSubscription

In the grip of a vernacular revival, the central insight of the AR’s Townscape remains pertinent

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AR 120: Peter Cook on PleasureSubscription

The AR’s ongoing and often eccentric enquiry into the vernacular found a home in the worlds of pleasure and leisure


AR 120: Beatriz Colomina on EducationSubscription

Both a fascination and dissatisfaction with architectural education’s processes has preoccupied the AR

Nov 1957

AR 120: Patrik Schumacher on StyleSubscription

Although wary of fads, the AR has certainly had its stylistic allegiances - including those it created


Editorial: Looking forward, we are committed to doing things differentlySubscription

After 120 years, the AR remains dedicated to a slower journalism, carving out space for ideas to unfurl


AR 120: Jonathan Glancey on CampaignsSubscription

Rallying against thoughtless urbanism, outdated education or individual works, those who have worked for the AR over the years have inevitably learned to campaign

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AR 120: Gillian Darley on HomeSubscription

The tension of the architect’s divided role in designing homes for the rich and mass housing for the poor has existed throughout the AR’s history

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AR 120: Norman Foster on TechnologySubscription

As the AR turns 120, Norman Foster looks back on how architecture has shaped - and been shaped by - the vagaries of technological development

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Post-truth architectureSubscription

By Steve Parnell

Buildings may be constructed on the building site, but architecture is constructed in the discourse