Issue : November 2007
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Coping with growthSubscription
How practices can be organised to retain intimacy while expanding
Peter Märkli and Florian Beigel in conversationSubscription
In an extended version of the article that appeared in AJ 29.11.07, we provide excerpts from a conversation between Swiss architect Peter Märkli and his good friend, architect Florian Beigel, who is head of the Architecture Research Unit at London Metropolitan University. The conversation took place at The Zetter Restaurant, the morning after Märkli gave a lecture at Tate Modern, one in a series organised by the Architecture Foundation.
Critic's Choice - The British LibrarySubscription
Critic’s Choice - The British Library’s new show uncovers rare gems, says Andrew Mead
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios’ (FCBS) controversial Western Riverside scheme in Bath has been minded for approval by a council planning committee.
Review - Book - Space Time PlaySubscription
Video games are architecture’s final frontier, says Alex WiltshireSpace Time Play – Computer Games, Architecture and Urbanism: The Next Level. Edited by Friedrich von Borries, Steffen P Walz, and Matthias Böttger. Birkhäuser Press 2007. www.spacetimeplay.com
Review - Book - CMKSubscription
CMK-makers pat themselves on the back in this ‘original’ story, says Richard Vaughan The Story of the Original CMK. Edited by Marion Hill. Living Archive, 2007. 144pp. £20.00
A+DS launches annual reviewSubscription
Architecture and Design Scotland (A+DS) launched its annual review today and called for an ‘end to second-rate developments’.
The City of Richard RogersEXHIBITIONChristine Murray visits Paris for the launch of the Richard Rogers retrospectiveRichard Rogers + Architects, Pompidou Centre, Paris, France, 21 November 2007 to 3 March 2008. www.centrepompidou.fr
Short and sweetSubscription
You all know about Pecha Kucha?
Foster lands Birnbeck jobSubscription
The developer behind a failed attempt to overhaul Weston-Super-Mare’s Birnbeck Pier has appointed Foster + Partners to design a scheme on a neighbouring plot.