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Profiles and interviews

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‘Architecture is sick but not totally dead’: Jean Nouvel on disasters, criticism and the future of architectureSubscription

2 November, 2018 By Eleanor Beaumont

As his most recent tower, La Marseillaise, is inaugurated on Marseille’s seafront, Nouvel talks about the death of architectural criticism, taking pleasure in problems and why the future of architecture is not architectural

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Frida Escobedo: ‘Architecture encompasses a wider range of possibilities and scales than art’Subscription

24 October, 2016

Meet the winner of this year’s AR Emerging Architecture awards


‘The architect is someone who can harness failure’: Interview with Pezo von EllrichshausenVideoSubscription

4 August, 2016

As an experience, the pavilion is just as much a physical reality as any other form of architecture


‘The generation of forms can catalyse change’: Interview with Kunlé AdeyemiVideoSubscription

2 August, 2016

Even simple pavilion projects have the potential to affect change


‘The typology of housing is a construct’: Interview with Cany AshVideoSubscription

27 July, 2016

How can housing offer residents a sense of agency?


Interview: Di Zhang VideoSubscription

17 March, 2016

‘I like to go through the emotional route for things’: Founder of WAA (We Architech Anonymous) discusses the work of her practice in Beijing’s competitive market


Flexibility versus ownership: the two sides of Boris BernaskoniSubscription

19 February, 2016

Grandiose architect Boris Bernaskoni discusses how he marries his visions with reality

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‘The current situation in Chile is exceptional’: Interview with Pezo von EllrichshausenSubscription

12 February, 2016

Filip Šenk in conversation with Pezo von Ellrichshausen

Harbin Opera House by MAD Architects

‘We are able to experiment directly on the ground’Subscription

10 November, 2015

In conversation with Ma Yansong and Dang Qun from MAD Architects


AR_EA Japan: Hibino Sekkei and Youji No ShiroSubscription

13 October, 2015

‘We are proud of making buildings that focus on fun for kids’