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Folio: Charlotte PerriandSubscription

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On the cover: Moon HoonSubscription

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Folio: Joseon dynasty royal banquetSubscription

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Folio: ​Ben Carré's stage setSubscription

Ben Carré (1883-1978) began his career as a Parisian stage scenographer and became one of the first and most prolific of Hollywood’s art directors. He is shown here in 1942, painting a backdrop in the MGM studio which could be lowered into the floor to facilitate his work. Due to the advent of CGI, illusionistic effects are more important than ever to the industry. Photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt/Getty Images

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Folio: Peter Barber’s 100 Mile CitySubscription

A dense and intense edge to London

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Folio: Bompas & Parr’s AR terrazzo tributeSubscription

The cover of the Craft issue drew together centuries of culinary and architectural tradition

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A new museSubscription

Kali, mother of creation and destruction, on the cover of the AR’s 120th anniversary edition

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Folio: Paolo Soleri's Space ArcologiesSubscription

Comprehending the earth’s fragility through spacebound habitats

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Folio: Louis Kahn’s unbuilt synagogueSubscription

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Folio: The Architectural Review number one, volume oneSubscription

Musing on the meanings behind the AR’s first ever cover

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Typologies by the Bechers Subscription

Why must a water tower look like a UFO, or a coal bunker like a castle on legs?

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Folio: Bruce Bushman’s Disney designsSubscription

The prolific designer worked on sets, rides and animations

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Folio: Bruce Bushman’s Disney designsSubscription

The prolific designer worked on sets, rides and animations

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Folio: Joseph Paxton's National GardenSubscription

Turing his hand to landscaping, Paxton sought to unite disciplines with a vast garden

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Folio: Heath HouseSubscription

The AR’s Manplan on Education presented the vanguard of its time

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Viollet-le-Duc's ornamental sideSubscription

A man of contradictions, the structural rationalist le-Duc was also a dab hand at ornamentation

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François Schuiten: Les Cités ObscuresSubscription

Schuiten expresses his love of architecture through striking comics that critique the ‘Brusselisations’ of his home city

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Folio: Jürgen Mayer HSubscription

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Folio: The Flying CitySubscription

Georgii Krutikov’s 1928 graduation thesis ‘The Flying City’ proposed an endlessly mobile and plastic architecture that could adapt to the world around it. Draughted while a student at VKhUTEMAS, Moscow, his stunning drawings depict a utopia where people work on the ground and live in the clouds. Image courtesy of Schusev State Museum of Architecture and published in ‘Georgii Krutikov: The Flying City and Beyond’ by Selim Omarovich Khan-Magomedov

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Folio: The landscapes of Lancelot BrownSubscription

The ‘natural’ English landscape tradition was anything but

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Folio: The Disrobing of DraupadiSubscription

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The Indian miniature style of painting often depicted vivid architectural scenes

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The AR's enigmatic coversSubscription

Since its earliest issues, the AR’s covers have been vivid reflections of its editorial ethos.

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Lebbeus Woods: UTOPa-1Subscription

Architecture as an act of a political nature

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Kengo Kuma' Chokkura PlazaSubscription

Kuma’s sketches highlight his dexterity at editing his images to the core idea

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Charles Correa's Kanchanjunga ApartmentsSubscription

Correa pioneered sustainable design and the integration of traditional environmental controls

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Stanley Tigerman's ArchitoonsSubscription

The drawings of an ‘egocentric demander of instant gratification with a short attention span’

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Stanley Tigerman's ArchitoonsSubscription

The drawings of an ‘egocentric demander of instant gratification with a short attention span’

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Alice Aycock: The Indian World ViewSubscription

The interplay of architecture, sculpture and human and celestial languages

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Hiroshi Sugimoto: the World Trade CentreSubscription

Blurring the hard edges of Modernism, Sugimoto’s photography reasserts photography’s status as artwork

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Moon Hoon's fantastical landscapesSubscription

A psychadelic megastructure houses parallel worlds

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Aldo Rossi vs King KongSubscription

The Modernist trope of the grid as a cage of capitalist reason

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Terrapol's Daniel Lauand IslandSubscription

The perverse aesthetic appeal of urbanism at its least humane

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‘The Ladybird books of Modernism’Subscription

Neither the cold lens of photography nor grimy instagrams, Ladybird’s Modernism is warm and gentle

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Monument Valley's Escher-like landscapesSubscription

Candy-coloured axonometrics revel in the aesthetic pleasure of the parallel projection

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Adam Dant: The Budge Row BibliothequeSubscription

Histories and anecdotes collide in beautifully rendered pictoral space

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Aleister Crowley: Atu XVI: The TowerSubscription

Instead of unity, there is dissolution, as the structures of the old aeon are destroyed

Pier Vittorio Aureli's Marriage of Reason and Squalor

Pier Vittorio Aureli: The Marriage of Reason and SqualorSubscription

This paradoxical abandonment of composition generates drawings devoid of context, inhabitation and function

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Roberto Burle Marx: Ibirapuera parkSubscription

[FOLIO] Burle Marx’s use of the principles of Cubism and abstraction forged an entirely new grammar for landscape design

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Léon Krier and Massimo Scolari: Le désespoir de JanusSubscription

These industrial-Futurist homages are not unlike contemporary works by High-Tech architects

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Hans Poelzig: House of German-Turkish FriendshipSubscription

Fitting into the Expressionist phase of his work, Poelzig’s competition entry was an orientalising ziggurat

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Hans Poelzig: House of German-Turkish FriendshipSubscription

Fitting into the Expressionist phase of his work, Poelzig’s competition entry was an orientalising ziggurat

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Pablo Bronstein: 150th anniversary of TFLSubscription

[FOLIO] Pablo Bronstein’s drawing takes inspiration from the architecture of the city’s underground network

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The Bride of Denmark's Lion BarSubscription

As a pre-internet salon, the Bride’s sensuous conviviality could be described as the original ‘social media’

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Paul Noble: Detail of Paul's Palace Subscription

[FOLIO] The chilly Escherian geometry of the gated palace’s plug-in elements contrast with the Ernst-style rocks

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The Importance of Being Ernö: Goldfinger from wooden toys to 'spatial feeling'Subscription

Ernö Goldfinger’s AR articles formed the first verbal articulation of his architecture’s marked and expressive spatial feeling

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Zaha Hadid's Halkin Place project invades London's roofscape

Zaha Hadid’s conceptual study for a penthouse in Halkin Place reveals her early thoughts on a new style of living

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21 Cartoons Lovingly Poking Fun at Architecture SchoolSubscription

This set of cartoons offers witty insights into the curious world of architectural education

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Thibaud Hérem's Ideal HouseSubscription

Exquisite Art Deco drawings published in Nobrow Press’ new book

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An aesthetic of disparity: Nigel Coates gives Fellini some beansSubscription

Homoerotic classicism gets a techno twist in Nigel Coates’ drawing for Caffè Bongo in Tokyo (1986)

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Vasco Mourão's Detailed IllustrationSubscription

Completing the Portuguese theme of our final pages this month, this obsessively detailed drawing is by native illustrator Vasco Mourão, an architecture graduate from Braga.

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Buildings by Hand: The Design Process through DrawingSubscription

A new exhibition in London explores the value of traditional artistic craft in architectural and urban design

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Gary Schuberth's Domed BuildingSubscription

Gary Schuberth’s masterful pencil drawing was a winner in the 2012 KRob competition

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A new exhibition has hung drawn quarters of London for charity

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Sir Nicholas Grimshaw's FitzroviaSubscription

Grimshaw and colleagues collaborate on this collection of architectural doodles

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Sir Nicholas Grimshaw's FitzroviaSubscription

Grimshaw and colleagues collaborate on this collection of architectural doodles

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Paul Smith sketches Horse Guard RoadSubscription

Drawings form part of an exhibition in aid of humanitarian architecture NGO, Article 25

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CJ Lim's Lisle Street LetteringSubscription

A simply blooming vision of London

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Norman Foster's Original DiagramSubscription

A rediscovered sketch from the British Museum competition

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David Adjaye's Model for Covent Garden Subscription

Experimentation with rapid prototyping techniques produces a reduced image of the urban fabric of London

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Zaha Hadid’s reimagined Leicester SquareSubscription

Leicester Square is reinvented as a vast playground of underground skyscrapers