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Category list : The Big Rethink

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  • The Big Rethink

    The Big Rethink in FullSubscription

    Digital Issue24 September, 2015

    Read Peter Buchanan’s campaign in its entirety

  • Dymaxion House

    The Big Rethink revisited: Becoming EarthlingsSubscription

    Essay21 November, 2014

    Reflecting on The Big Rethink series of essays, Buchanan argues for a new culture integrating understandings of ecology, evolution and identity

  • Index_TBR

    The Big Rethink ConclusionSubscription

    Essay5 June, 2013

    Drawing on the lessons of the series, the final part of the Big Rethink proposes a new kind of prototypical neighbourhood that expresses a more resonant connection with all aspects of the human condition and suggests a genuinely enriching approach to indivual and communal life

  • index

    The Big Rethink Part 11: Urban DesignSubscription

    Essay6 March, 2013

    The fundamental purpose of urban design is to provide a framework to guide the development of the citizen. As this AR campaign reaches its conclusion, the penultimate essay attacks the City of Doing found in modernity

  • index

    The Big Rethink Part 10: Spiral Dynamics and CultureSubscription

    Essay23 November, 2012

    As a key theory underscoring the still unfolding narrative of human evolution, Spiral Dynamics examines the complex interaction of culture and society

  • index

    The Big Rethink Part 9: Rethinking Architectural EducationSubscription

    Essay28 September, 2012

    Detached from the ferment of epochal change, the groves of academe are failing to engage with current critical realities

  • index

    The Big Rethink Part 8: Lessons from Peter Zumthor and other living mastersSubscription

    Essay28 August, 2012

    The reappraisal of past architecture and the integration of its achievements into a new, higher level of synthesis underscores the transforming ethos of ‘transcend and include’, epitomised by this examination of the work of four exemplary living masters

  • index

    The Big Rethink Part 7: PLACE AND ALIVENESS - Pattern, play and the planetSubscription

    Essay24 July, 2012

    The cultivation of a sense of place embeds architecture more fully in the world as an experience that goes beyond buildings to articulate and resonate more intensively with wider human concerns and ideals

  • Index

    The Big Rethink Part 6: Learning from Four Modern MastersSubscription

    Essay28 May, 2012

    The architecture of the past and other cultures represents a vast resource to study and learn from, now made widely available by modern scholarship, publications and audio-visual media − a great legacy of modernity

  • Visualisation of Sberbank Technopark building by Zaha Hadid Architects, now led by Principal Patrik Schumacher

    AR Reader's call for the practical application of theory Subscription

    Essay25 April, 2012

    Bruce Buckland argues that a greater emphasis on the application of theory in The Big Rethink is required

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