Invisible Cities – The Last Remnant of Modernism
Following on from our special issue on the elements of architecture (AR135–Elements), online editorial assistant, Annabel Koeck, takes a look at curtain wall. Annabel is an Australian graduate architect currently working in London.
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Zaha Hadid designs five wooden towers to house Cambodian genocide institute
The project will serve as Cambodia’s go-to archive for Khmer Rouge history and a leading centre for genocide studies in Asia.
Emptying the void
Twin Peaks returns to television screens in 2016; who can forget its bizarre closing sequences? But where did David Lynch get his inspiration and how does it tie to architecture?
Beyond ‘Things That Flicker’: The Next Step for Media Architecture
Matthew Claudel, a researcher at the MIT Senseable Cities Lab, investigates what the future holds for media architecture and implores it to explore ideas beyond ‘TV screens for living in’.
World Architecture Day celebrations
Dean Dewhirst’s new book, From the Ground Up: 20 Stories of a Life in Architecture, to be launched as part of the World Architecture Day celebrations, features leading Australian architectural practitioners, who reveal what drew them to the profession.
LOBBY: The Spectacle of the ‘Un/Spectacle’
LOBBY is a new journal produced by the students of London’s Bartlett School of Architecture. It aims to serve as a “platform for exchange and discussion in lieu of a physical lobbying space”.
World Architecture Festival: Day 3 roundup
The National Arboretum Canberra project, designed by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and Tonkin Zulaikha Greer, won the Landscape Project of the Year Award this year.
Cloud Citizen awarded joint top honors in Shenzhen Bay Super City Competition
The competition brief required a new 170-hectare financial district, including three high-rise structures, cultural buildings, and a large green space to connect the district to the surrounding city. An article by Evan Rawn.
What do you stand for?
An article by Architectural Review Asia Pacific editor Michael Holt calls for the resuscitation of a discourse within the architectural discipline.