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As the dream of globalisation burgeons and bursts, the foreigner is considered with suspicion, an outsider and alien. But with challenges and catastrophes extending far beyond the boundaries of the local, the nearby and the neighbourly, the foreign and the faraway hold many answers. The full table of contents is available here.
Refined sobriety belies the flexibility that exemplifies much of Raum’s work
A chicken coop in Erzincan, Turkey, is among a plethora of diverse projects by SO? Architecture and Ideas addressing a return to the rural
Sebastián Monsalve is instrumental in the transformation of Medellín’s central spine into a vast public realm
SO-IL’s innovative elegant structures, often characterised by the studied lightness of the armature, address diverse types, materials and scales
Terrain Architects’ body of work in Uganda, although defined by its response to local need and the tropical climate, has a distinctly Japanese slant
Voids, slits and cut-outs are design elements employed by FRPO to make their functional buildings stand out from the crowd
Clearing an agora for the citizens of Nancagua, Chilean practice Beals Lyon find space for the public in the gaps
An archaeological park in Zhejiang province by Office Off Course juxtaposes strident angles with soft curves
Lenschow & Pihlmann’s Danish student village just outside Aarhus successfully fuses old with new, rural with urban, and the modern with the historical
LUO Studio attend to the full lives of their materials, reusing existing matter and designing with a building’s afterlife in mind
Now twenty years old, the AR Emerging Architecture awards persist in their intent as a springboard for young talent – still we must consider what global recognition might mean
Kenneth Frampton coined the phrase Critical Regionalism to define the elements of topography, climate, light and tectonics fundamental to the art of building – these are equally valid today