Cities of Hope: Remembered/Rehearsed
David Neustein reviews Conrad Hamann’s ‘Cities of Hope’ – a lively, updated reconstitution of the original 1994 monograph on the work of Edmond & Corrigan.
Experiencing design: Design Indaba 2013
Imogene Tudor wraps up her experience at last month’s Design Indaba Conference in Cape Town, discovering a fertile architecture & design scene in South Africa in the process.
Book review: Digital Fabrication in Architecture
Michael Holt reviews ‘Digital Fabrication in Architecture’, an expansive book exploring the possibilities of technology in the field of architecture.
‘Clean at a wipe’: Formica celebrates 100th birthday
In 2013, the American company that brought the laminate surface into our homes celebrates its centenary. We look back at 100 years of Formica.
Toxic Ruins: the Political & Economic Cost of ‘Ruin Porn’
In the radioactive debris of Chernobyl, a new type of safari has sprouted, led by ‘urban explorers’ obsessed with so-called ‘ruin porn’, a phenomenon propagated by architecture magazines & websites worldwide. But what is really at stake?
Genty Marshall examines two hospitality projects in France that both provide work-friendly eating environments, fostering sharing and promoting chance encounters between like-minded professionals.
Red-dirt Voodoo: Re-building Australia’s North West
Simon Sellars travels to the Pilbara and Kimberley in search of meaningful architecture and urban design.
In profile: Christopher Boots
Taking inspiration from nature, Melbourne-based lighting designer Christopher Boots is creating a stir with designs that are equal parts elegance and flamboyance.