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The architecture of the past might appear as a static and lasting thing; the roof over our heads and the solid floor beneath our feet assuring us that it will outlast at least our short human lives to remain or even become a thing of heritage for future generations. This issue, we look at acts of preservation, from the rituals performed and embedded with the contents of Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge to the continuous upkeep of the mud-formed buildings of Tangassogo village in Burkina Faso. The full table of contents is available here.

In this issue, you will find...

Oslo government terrorist attack y blokka architectural review

Memory loss: post-terrorist sites in NorwaySubscription

By Charlotte Heath-Kelly

Mill and jones p1 crop

Ghosts story: a short graphic novelSubscription

By Mill & Jones

Tourists scotland preservation rewilding architectural review

Run rewild: reinstating natureSubscription

By Anna Souter

0 linn warme morris reputations architectural review

William Morris (1834-1896)Subscription

By Paul Davies

Care maintenance burkina faso degrowth architectural review 01

Make do and mend: care and maintenance in Burkina FasoSubscription

By Carlos Quintáns

Practices of persistent upkeep in Burkina Faso are themselves a piece of heritage that must be maintained

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Circle of life: Flores & Prats’ Sala Beckett theatre in Barcelona Subscription

10 December, 2019 By Rafael Gómez-Moriana

New into Old 2019 Winner: the refurbishment of Flores & Prats’ Sala Beckett in Barcelona keeps the exterior true to its 1920s composition but substantially reconfigures the interior