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L\'obscurier

L’Obscurier Christ-mas special

23-Dec-2014 | By L’Obscurier

Here are the diaries of L’Obscurier– the hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer who revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

Illustration by Hanna Melin

The diaries of L’Obscurier

2-May-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

18-Apr-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

11-Apr-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

4-Apr-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

28-Mar-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

21-Mar-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

14-Mar-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

7-Mar-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

Illustration by Hanna Melin

The diaries of L’Obscurier

28-Feb-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

L’Obscurier

The diaries of L’Obscurier

21-Feb-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

illustration by Hanna Melin

The diaries of L’Obscurier

14-Feb-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

7-Feb-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

Illustration by Hanna Melin

The diaries of L’Obscurier

31-Jan-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

L’Obscurier

The diaries of L’Obscurier

24-Jan-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

L’Obscurier

The diaries of L’Obscurier

17-Jan-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

10-Jan-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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A sense of placenta

29-May-2015 | By

Ian Martin discovers expedience follows form follows function follows global branding

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If the Scottish Government is serious about architecture, some wrongs will need righting

29-May-2015 | By

It will take more than RIAS’s festival fun to boost public confidence in Scotland’s built environment, says Rory Olcayto

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Architects need to be energy fluent to get the best from engineers

29-May-2015 | By

Last week’s debate on energy literacy at Bristol’s Architecture Centre revealed conflicting views between academics and practitioners. Hattie Hartman reports

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WAF makes the world go round

28-May-2015 | By

With the World Architecture Festival moving into top gear, WAF director Paul Finch’s week reflects the global reach of the event

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BCO 2015: 'Too many buildings are designed to be only one thing'

28-May-2015 | By

Paul Sandilands, Luke Schuberth and Ben Adams on what they, and the 450 other delegates, learned at this year’s BCO Conference in Chicago - the birthplace of the modern office

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Steven Bee: 'The happiest places are rarely the wealthiest'

27-May-2015 | By Steven Bee

The Academy of Urbanism’s chair Steven Bee on why governmental focus on making people richer does not always equate to happier cities

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Partridge's Chicago: My kind of town

22-May-2015 | By David Partridge

As the British Council for Offices conference in Chicago draws to a close, its chairman David Partridge picks his 10 favourite buildings in the city that gave birth to the modern workplace

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The ‘grey scorpion’ faxes

22-May-2015 | By

Ian Martin salutes a winning royal bluff

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AIA Convention: Architects debate America's yawning inequality

22-May-2015 | By Jeremy Melvin

In between the CPD sessions in Atlanta, a new social challenge was discussed following a headline speech by Bill Clinton, writes Jeremy Melvin

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The profession still fails to communicate how architects shape the world

22-May-2015 | By

Will this month be remembered as the time the art world swallowed ‘architecture’ in one clean gulp? asks Rory Olcayto

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Gordon Gibb: 'The future benefit will be in how Scotland sees itself'

21-May-2015 | By Gordon Gibb

The success of the SNP at the general election could be a catalyst for regional federalism and the break-up of the London-centric RIBA, says Gordon Gibb

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Bob Allies: 'Olympicopolis would have been fantasy 10 years ago'

20-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Allies and Morrison’s founding partner Bob Allies reflects on leading the victorious team in the Olympicopolis contest and the challenges that lie in store

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The conversation would be different if Assemble was nominated for the Stirling

19-May-2015 | By Daisy Froud

Assemble’s alternative, incremental, collaborative model for the production of space has rightly been recognised as something of value, says Daisy Froud