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 cities, creative industries, local production, […]

Atmosphere Anatomies – On Design, Weather, and Sensation

How will the human body, collective and individual, cope with the estimated increases in global air temperatures and in the earth’s corresponding thermal stress? Atmosphere Anatomies: On Design, Weather, and Sensation offers an in-depth examination of design strategies that situate the body and its bioclimatic milieu at the core of their spatial formation. Drawing upon […]

Kiruna Forever

“Kiruna Forever” examines the current relocation of the city through the works of architects, urban planners, artists and writers who have transformed the community and addressed the challenges that have shaped the region – from the first industrial settlement and onward into the future. By placing the relocation of Kiruna in historical and geographical contexts, […]

National Museum of Qatar

This volume is published on the occasion of the opening of the National Museum of Qatar in the state’s capital, Doha. Inspired by the desert rose with its interlocking disks, architect Jean Nouvel’s innovative design, responds to the country’s desert location by the sea. The museum, built around Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al-Thani’s original nineteenth-century […]

Justice is beauty

Founded in 2008, MASS Design Group collaborated with Partners In Health and the Rwanda Ministry of Health to design and build the Butaro District Hospital in Rwanda, a masterwork of architecture that also uniquely serves a community in need. Since then, MASS has grown into a dynamic collaborative of architects, planners, engineers, filmmakers, researchers, and […]

Tatiana Bilbao Estudio Book Luisiana

Tatiana Bilbao Estudio

The third volume of the series also named The Architect’s Studio, this book focuses on Tatiana Bilbao’s exploration of the landscape: from the territory of Mexico to the interior landscape of the individual building, always taking social conditions into account. This is demonstrated in Bilbao’s various projects such as the architectural design of a pilgrimage […]

Serpentine Pavilion 2019 – Junya Ishigami

The Japanese architect Junya Ishigami, celebrated for his experimental structures that interpret traditional architectural conventions and reflect natural phenomena, was selected to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2019. Ishigami’s design takes inspiration from roofs, the most common architectural feature used around the world. The design of the 2019 Serpentine Pavilion was made by arranging slates to create […]

Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People

Balkrishna V. Doshi (b. 1927 in Pune) is one of the most influential pioneers of modern architecture in India. His life’s work was honored in 2018 with the prestigious Pritzker Prize. Doshi has realized more than one hundred projects, including administrative and cultural facilities, housing developments, and residential buildings. He has become internationally known for […]