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    Outrage: form follows financeSubscription

    Essay23 September, 2019

    By exploiting legal loopholes to target the super-rich, developers are ravaging New York and its people

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    Kevin Roche (1922 - 2019)Subscription

    Essay27 June, 2019

    From a humble first commission to build a piggery for his father in County Cork, the Irish-born American architect went on to work with Eero Saarinen and – with his partner John Dinkeloo – build his own monumental works across the States, culminating in the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1982

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    In the margins: the influence of the Caribbean diasporaSubscription

    Essay7 June, 2019

    Consigned to society’s periphery, the spaces and identities of the Caribbean diaspora continue to shape the mainstream

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    Ada Louise Huxtable (1921-2013)Subscription

    Essay13 March, 2019

    Ada Louise Huxtable made history as the first full-time architecture critic at a US newspaper when she joined the New York Times, and was later awarded the first Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1970

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    Elizabeth Diller: ‘Trump is producing an activist generation’VideoSubscription

    Film8 March, 2019

    Winner of the Jane Drew Prize 2019, Elizabeth Diller, co-founder of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, talks Trump, High Lines and the state of American architecture when we catch her at the Women in Architecture awards in March 2019

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    ‘My intention was never to be an architect’: Elizabeth Diller's role in the contemporary creative landscapeSubscription

    Essay1 March, 2019

    Absorbing and elaborating creativity from a wide array of artistic endeavours is, winner of the Jane Drew Prize 2019, Elizabeth Diller’s forte

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    Minoru Yamasaki (1912-1986)Subscription

    Essay21 February, 2019

    The architect of Pruitt-Igoe and the World Trade Center survived a life of racial discrimination and blame laid for the demise of the Modernist dream – but did not live to see the revisionist movement that asserts the underfunded Pruitt-Igoe’s fate was predetermined

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    Fashion victims: the preservation and evolution of the Museum of Contemporary Art San DiegoSubscription

    Building8 February, 2019

    Buildings such as Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates’ Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego should not be embalmed, but pursuing fads can be equally compromising

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    Design Earth: ‘a drawing is an argument about the world’Subscription

    Essay24 January, 2019

    In the face of unthinkable, catastrophic climate change, Design Earth’s speculative architecture means to tell new stories, to render our environmental future sensible, or legible to the senses

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    Blood sugar: spectres of empireSubscription

    Essay17 October, 2018

    Many of the cultural assets of Britain were paid for by slave labour on the plantations of Barbados

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