Observations features individual articles focused on the intersection between the built environment and other disciplines. This section is also the home to particular series, such as featuring exhibitions across the world affected by COVID-19, and In Context (a re-contextualization of our archives by our readers).

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A Total Work of Art: The Salime Hydroelectric Power Plant

Essay by Patxi Eguiluz and Carlos Copertone

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A Dialog of Difference: Reflections on Bruce Goff’s Ford House

Texts by Petra Bachmaier, Leo Berk, Assaf Evron, Grant Gibson, Sidney K. Robinson, David Skidmore, and Mary Woolever

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Photo Essay

SGN: On the Utility Poles of Ho Chi Minh City

Essay and photographs by Noritaka Minami

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Otl Aicher. Metro Bilbao. Architecture and Landscape

Exhibition curated by Gilermo Zuaznabar

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The Changing Transportation Landscape in Chicago

Text and selection by Rachel Cole

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The Great Lakes Architectural Expedition

Exhibition curated and designed by Galen Pardee

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Contributions of the Basque Exile to Mexican Architecture

Essay by Juan Ignacio del Cueto Ruiz-Funes

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Concéntrico 2020

A look at the sixth edition of Concéntrico, Logroño’s International Festival of Architecture and Design

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Present Futures: Mechanics of Ethnocratic Colonial Urbanism

Project by Rula Zuhour with photography by Samer Sharif

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Template for a Cooperative Network of Small Architecture Practices

Text by the Coop Network Group of The Architecture Lobby

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Converging at Architecture: An Interview with Jeanne Gang

Ann Lui interviews Jeanne Gang

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Bauhaus Chicago: Design in the City

Text by Alison Fisher

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Practice, Product, Protocol

Exhibition on the work of Jacob Comerci, Matīss Groskaufmanis, and Eduardo Mediero

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Visualizing Disasters and an Ongoing Crisis

Essay and photographs by Virginia Hanusik

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Shameless Copy

Texts by LIGA curators and Abilio Guerra

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Chilean House: Domestic Images

Text by Pablo Brugnoli, Francisco Díaz, and Amarí Peliowski

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Re-enactment: Lilly Reich’s Work Occupies the Barcelona Pavilion

Essay by Laura Martínez de Guereñu

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Without Michael

Text by Jonathan Solomon