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Water

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Gjøde & Partnere Arkitekter: ‘to create a setting where people can meet’Subscription

The Danish practice has designed a pair of poetic interventions between land and water for the Sculpture by the Sea biennale

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Sceptred isles: the possibility of the archipelagoSubscription

As discrete objects in a larger terrain, the geographical condition and cultural history of islands suggests radical ways of thinking about the relationship between buildings and landscapes

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Retrospective: Kashef Chowdhury / URBANASubscription

Working in Bangladesh’s liquid landscape, Kashef Chowdhury’s work mines a seam of social responsiveness in a terrain defined by water

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Architecture & Water: Part 1 - A river runs through itVideoSubscription

In the first of a series of three films exploring the connection between architecture and water, Ellis Woodman takes a journey through London’s waterways with architects, developers, urbanists and thinkers

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Architecture & Water: Part 2 - Gentrification machine? VideoSubscription

The second chapter in a three-part documentary about water’s relationship with the built environment. Are London waterways a force that will unlock an increasingly unaffordable city or one that will fuel a trend of gentrification and displacement?

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Water & Architecture documentary. Part 3: Water park

Architecture & Water: Part 3 - WaterparkVideoSubscription

The last chapter of our three-part documentary about water’s relationship with the built environment questions how waterways can become generators of radical new public spaces

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AR April 2019 on OceansSubscription

Álvaro Siza | Tadao Ando | Ambrosi Etchegaray | Forensic Oceanography | Ateliers Jean Nouvel | Kashef Chowdhury / URBANA | Eriksson Furunes & Leandro V Locsin Partners | Kengo Kuma | Jamie Fobert Architects | Claude Parent

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Claude Parent (1923-2016)Subscription

Radical, uncompromising, contrary: the father of fonction oblique (together with Paul Virilio) devised an architecture that was both praised for its dynamism and criticised for its appropriation of a wartime aesthetic

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Life on the ocean wave: why architects are drawn to boatsSubscription

Modernist architects found inspiration in early 20th-century liners, translating nautical symbolism to their buildings

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Salt in the wounds: the decline and rise of the great British seasideSubscription

Cultural crucibles must not exorcise the delicious salty spirit of the Great British seaside