Issue 10


Graphic design by Iker Gil
Cover by Christopher Baker

Conflicts are an inevitable part of our society. Their origins can be political, economic or social; their outcomes physically and emotionally impact cities and countries, economies and societies; we can’t avoid them. It’s the moment to discuss the consequences and how design can be a useful tool to address them.

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Mas issue conflict cover opening

Embrace Your Conflict

Issue introduction by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context

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Under the Bridge

Film and essay by Nora Niasari

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Build Simply: South of the Border

Essay by architects Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner from Urban-Think Tank with research assistant Daniel Schwartz from ETH

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Under Conflict, Can We Still Give a Damn?

Ethel Baraona Pohl and César Reyes from dpr-barcelona interview Cameron Sinclair, Chief Eternal Optimist and co-founder of Architecture for Humanity

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The Emperor’s Castle

Project and text by Thomas Hillier

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Prostitution, Migration, and Urban Territory

Essay and diagrams by OMNIBUS (Charlotte Malterre Barthes with Valentina Genini)

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Towards Open Architecture

Essay by Simon Scheithauer

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The Great Mosques of Lake Geneva

Essay by architect Mika Savela

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Water Shore Habitat

Project by David Garcia Studio awarded First Prize in the International Unesco Delta City of the Future competition

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Downtown’s Will to Form

Essay by architect and urban designer Alex Lehnerer

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WW2 Bunkers

Photographs by Jonathan Andrew

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Changes are Coming

Vladimir Belogolovsky, architect and founder of the Intercontinental Curational Project, interviews architect and educator Peter Eisenman

Image Conflict

Letter by Javier Arbona