Imponerende foto’s Iwan Baan tonen hoe architect steden uitbreidde ‘De kwaliteit van Dudok als ruimtelijk ontwerper en ‘stedenbouwer’

Hij woonde als tiener enkele jaren in Hilversum, reist al jarenlang de hele wereld rond, maar was de voorbije periode op sommige momenten weer even terug in de plaats van Willem Marinus Dudok. “Het was leuk om Hilversum opnieuw te zien. Ik ken het nog goed, maar dat was lang voor mijn architectuurtijd.” Source: ‘De […]

Cover Architectural Record October 2020 issue with Lina Ghotmeh’s Stone Garden in Beirut

In October 2020, Architectural Record explores multifamily housing and the future of cities. This month’s Continuing Education feature takes a deep dive into environmental inequity. The issue also reviews the Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, D.C., and the Rothko Chapel restoration and expansion in Houston. In the news section, read about the five winners of RECORD’s […]


Caracas WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 12:30 PM PST A Series of live online conversations hosted by the University of British Columbia’s School of Architecture GREG GIRARD in conversation with IWAN BAAN This conversation will focus on Baan’s work on Torre David, a nearly-completed but abandoned 45-story office tower in Caracas, occupied by some 1000 families living […]

8 Must-Read Architecture and Design Books This Summer – Azure Magazine

National Museum of Qatar by Philip JodidioLast year saw a bumper crop of impressive museum unveilings — David Adjaye’s Ruby City in Texas, Addenda Architects’ Bauhaus Museum Dessau — but the most spectacular had to be the National Museum of Qatar. Jean Nouvel’s sprawling “desert rose,” an 11-gallery masterpiece composed of hundreds of interlaced disks, […]

Kiruna, Forever Changing

The forced relocation of the northernmost city in Sweden is more than a gigantic architectural project. It is also a test for a society at the crossroads. (Places Journal – Gideon Fink Shapiro) Another key work, Global Kiruna, tracks the journey of iron ore, via trains and ships and factories, from the depths of the […]