Observations

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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Photo Essay

Eibar, the Factory City

Essay Luis Ulacia and photography by José Ronco with an introduction by Iker Gil

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Photo Essay

Story Poles

Text and photographs by David Schalliol

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Essay

John Moutoussamy at 100

Essay by Iker Gil

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Essay

This is not the Huarte House

Essay by Patxi Eguiluz and Carlos Copertone

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Project

Catalog for the Post-Human

Project and text by Parsons & Charlesworth

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Remembrance

Helmut Jahn (1940-2021)

Remembering architect Helmut Jahn and his work

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Essay

Studio: Architecture’s Offering to Academe

Essay by Denise Scott Brown

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Essay

Only Girl Architect Lonely

Essay by Susan King

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Interview

Nocturnal Landscapes in Photography: Greg Girard

David Schalliol interviews Greg Girard

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Photo Essay

Home and Away: The Filipino Diaspora and the Built Environment

Text and photographs by Jason Reblando

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Essay

A Total Work of Art: The Salime Hydroelectric Power Plant

Essay by Patxi Eguiluz and Carlos Copertone

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Article

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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Exhibition

Otl Aicher. Metro Bilbao. Architecture and Landscape

Exhibition curated by Gilermo Zuaznabar

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Essay

The Changing Transportation Landscape in Chicago

Text and selection by Rachel Cole

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Exhibition

The Great Lakes Architectural Expedition

Exhibition curated and designed by Galen Pardee

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Essay

Contributions of the Basque Exile to Mexican Architecture

Essay by Juan Ignacio del Cueto Ruiz-Funes

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Project

Concéntrico 2020

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