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Water

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The ocean's skin: tales of dominion and defeatSubscription

Seen but unseen, the sea comprises much more than the surface upon which we gaze, and threatens to claim us despite our attempts to claim it

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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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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