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3 housekeeping hotels by design david brody architectural review

Secret service: hotel housekeeping hidden by designSubscription

By Fabrizio Gallanti

With its roots in European aristocratic households, the hotel orchestrates behind-the-scenes activity while perpetuating surface serenity

Stop air bnb fala architectural review

Airbnb machine: Fala Atelier and the holiday rental phenomenonSubscription

By Filipe Magalhães, Lera Samovich

As investors attempt to rebrand cities for tourists, Porto-based Fala turn their repetitive brief into playful residential conversions


World stage: the grand international exhibitionSubscription

By Tomà Berlanda

World Expos and Venice Biennales are significant platforms for international dialogue, but are also an arena of soft power and political posturing

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Letters from the Editor

Dymaxion House

The Big Rethink revisited: Becoming EarthlingsSubscription


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

The full Big Rethink


‘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