The City and The City and Coronavirus

The City and The City and Coronavirus

In a recent article for The New York Times, architecture critic Michael Kimmelman laments the loss of urban community and public life as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. But has a community really been lost, or has the pandemic only amplified its absence?

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When Architects Work for People not Profit: Revolution and the Architecture Workers Movement in Portugal

When Architects Work for People not Profit: Revolution and the Architecture Workers Movement in Portugal

Work Issues From an Architecture Office

Work Issues From an Architecture Office

Jakarta’s Superblocks Continue a Legacy of Urban Segregation

Jakarta’s Superblocks Continue a Legacy of Urban Segregation

Every day is exactly the same – for the past few months, I’ve been tidying up the groups in a BIM model

Where the Image Flows: How Sidewalk Labs’ Public Relations Came to Dominate Journalism

Where the Image Flows: How Sidewalk Labs’ Public Relations Came to Dominate Journalism

#11 Architects Unionise!

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#11 Architects Unionise!

The histories of our actions are embedded in the material world

The Missing Bodies in Architecture’s Talk of Embodied Energy

The Missing Bodies in Architecture’s Talk of Embodied Energy

The Radical Culture of Night Shops and Beauty Salons

The Radical Culture of Night Shops and Beauty Salons

“Degrowth is about redistribution by design, not by collapse”

“Degrowth is about redistribution by design, not by collapse”

The Far Right’s Obsession With Modern Architecture

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The Far Right’s Obsession With Modern Architecture

What is at stake is the erasure of an architecture which faithfully mirrors the ambiguities, complexities and struggles of the contemporary urban experience

Death to the Calling: A Job in Architecture is Still a Job

Death to the Calling: A Job in Architecture is Still a Job

The Deceptive Platform Utopianism of Google’s Sidewalk Labs

The Deceptive Platform Utopianism of Google’s Sidewalk Labs

Why Haven’t British Architects Unionised?

Why Haven’t British Architects Unionised?

A pastoral fiction that speaks more to a mutated village life than what is arguably the height of techno-capitalism today

#10 Mecca to the Max: The Holy City Transformed

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#10 Mecca to the Max: The Holy City Transformed

Making Anti-Terror Infrastructure Pretty: The Most Depressing New Urban Design Challenge

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Making Anti-Terror Infrastructure Pretty: The Most Depressing New Urban Design Challenge

Craigslust: “We’ll Have Sex and You Don’t Need to Pay Much for the Flat”

Craigslust: “We’ll Have Sex and You Don’t Need to Pay Much for the Flat”

Hudson Yards Was Not Inevitable

Hudson Yards Was Not Inevitable