Deichman Bjørvika: Oslo Public Library

In a world where information is available online almost indefinitely, the role of libraries must be rethought. Of this, the new Oslo Public Library is an outstanding example. In contrast to the traditional notion of libraries as archives, this imposing building by Lundhagem and Atelier Oslo represents a radical interpretation… Continue reading

Serpentine Pavillion 2021: Sumayya Vally. Counterspace

On the occasion of Serpentine Pavilion 2021 designed by Sumayya Vally, Counterspace, Serpentine has co-published a catalogue with Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther und Franz König. Richly illustrated and designed by Joseph Kohlmaier, it includes contributions by a number of artists, poets and writers including Siphokazi Jonas, Lesley Lokko, Courttia Newland,… Continue reading

Kazuyo Sejima Ryue Nishizawa Sanaa 1987-2005 Vol.1 / 2005-2015 Vol.2 / 2014-2021 Vol. 3

A collection of three volumes that introduces the activities of architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, who are active in the world, and SANAA, which they preside over, from 1987 to 2021 in chronological order. You can see the history of activities and thoughts of more than 30 years, from… Continue reading

Glenstone: The Pavilions

In 2018, Glenstone Museum opened the Pavilions, part of an expansion that includes additional exhibition space and over 130 acres. Designed by Thomas Phifer, the Pavilions features 11 distinct gallery spaces. Glenstone: The Pavilions features photographs by acclaimed architecture photographer Iwan Baan. More by Iwan First published by Glenstone Museum (January… Continue reading

Julio Cano Lasso. Naturalezas.

In celebration of the centenary of the birth of Julio Cano Lasso (1920-1996), the Madrid Institute of Architects (COAM) hosts the exhibition ‘Julio Cano Lasso. Naturalezas.’ On view from 9 September to 1 November, it presents original drawings and sketches of projects of the architect, selected from his archive. Continue reading

An Atlas of Jewish Space and a Synagogue for Babyn Yar

On September 29 and 30, 1941, more than 33,000 Jewish men, women, and children were murdered in Babyn Yar, a ravine in the Ukrainian capital Kiev. This event constituted the largest single massacre perpetrated by German troops against Jews during World War II. In commemoration, and as an affirmation of… Continue reading

Dig it! Building Bound to the Ground

Dig deep into the origins of building. The ground, now often used as a passive foundation for going higher, is rife with possibilities. Bjarne Mastenbroek investigates the relationship architecture has, had, and will have, with site and nature. Through the photography of Iwan Baan and more than 500 analytical drawings by SeARCH, Dig it! dissects structures from the… Continue reading

Momentum of Light

Across the African continent, but especially in the the sub-Saharan region, the light provided by the sun has a particularly stark quality – a fact that becomes apparent in traditional buildings and in the way sunlight shapes the daily routines of their inhabitants. With no artificial light, architecture had to… Continue reading

See All This

The summer issue of See All This takes you on a trip around the world. A journey on paper, to be enjoyed from ones own couch, featuring some of the most hopeful locations in earth. Places where man and nature have always existed in a balance with one another, or… Continue reading

Before and Beyond — Landmark Columbus Foundation

Civic Vision: 75 years of design and community in Columbus, Indiana Set for publication in fall 2022 by Monacelli Press, this book will illustrate how civic leadership in the Columbus area has uniquely worked to improve the quality of place as a key driver for community-wide success, and… Continue reading

Dudok

Through stunning aerial and street photography, Iwan Baan pays tribute to one of Dutch modernism’s most influential urban designers. The celebrated Dutch architectural photographer Iwan Baan (born 1975) has dedicated his career to capturing the stories told by buildings. This publication compiles his series on Willem Marinus Dudok (1884–1974), known… Continue reading

Two Sides of the Border

Under the direction of Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao, thirteen architecture studios and students across the United States and Mexico undertook the monumental task of attempting to capture the complex and dynamic region of the US/Mexican border. Two Sides of the Border envisions the borderland through five themes: migration, housing and… Continue reading