Category list : Failure
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Preservation In New YorkSubscription
In a rare piece she wrote for the Architectural Review (August, 1962), Ada Louise Huxtable laments the architectural preservation culture, or lack thereof, in New York
Gasholders in London, UK, by Wilkinson EyreSubscription
Is the solution to obsolescent gasholders demolition, building housing developments within them or, perhaps best yet, parks?
Parasitic orchids of zinc mesh shroud the cooling towers of this brewery conversion in central Sydney
Inventive reuse of a German Second World War bunker provides energy, and public space and amenities, in Hamburg
The sloping ‘hill’ design of this waste-to-energy plant, naturally, features a ski slope and requires more waste than the city produces to run at profit
Typology: Power stationSubscription
Faced with planetary catastrophe, does the future of energy generation lie in a return to its historical origins?
The scandalous failure to revisit and learn from the lives of buildings seriously diminishes the potential of architecture
At a cost of £1.3 billion, was the 2018 Stirling Prize winner ‘too big to fail’?
Ascending order: Georgia's coin-operated liftsSubscription
Broken Soviet lifts are emblematic of Georgia’s transition from socialism to market economics
MoMA’s powerful exhibition on Yugoslavia’s architecture is testament to the successful heterogeneity of a failed socialist state