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).

Mas observations 2020 present futures 01

Project

Present Futures: Mechanics of Ethnocratic Colonial Urbanism

Project by Rula Zuhour with photography by Samer Sharif

Mas observations 2020 template for a cooperative network of small architecture practices 01

Essay

Template for a Cooperative Network of Small Architecture Practices

Text by the Coop Network Group of The Architecture Lobby

Mas observations 2020 converging at architecture 01

Interview

Converging at Architecture: An Interview with Jeanne Gang

Ann Lui interviews Jeanne Gang

Mas observations 2020 bauhaus chicago 01

Exhibition

Bauhaus Chicago: Design in the City

Text by Alison Fisher

Mas observations 2020 practice product protocol 01

Exhibition

Practice, Product, Protocol

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

Mas observations 2020 visualizing disasters and an ongoing crisis 01

Essay

Visualizing Disasters and an Ongoing Crisis

Essay and photographs by Virginia Hanusik

Mas observations 2020 shameless copy 01

Exhibition

Shameless Copy

Texts by LIGA curators and Abilio Guerra

Mas observations 2020 casa chilena 15

Exhibition

Chilean House: Domestic Images

Text by Pablo Brugnoli, Francisco Díaz, and Amarí Peliowski

Mas observations 2020 re enactment 01

Exhibition

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

Essay by Laura Martínez de Guereñu

Mas observations 2020 without michael 01

Remembrance

Without Michael

Text by Jonathan Solomon

Mas observations 2020 el jinete amarillo 44

Exhibition

El Jinete Amarillo

Text by Tamara Crespo and photography by Fidel Raso

Mas observations 2020 food with a face 01

Essay

Food With A Face

Essay by Kathryn Clarke Albright

Mas observations 2020 nivola in new york 01

Exhibition

Nivola in New York | Figure in Field

Text by Steven Hillyer and Roger Broome

Mas observations 2020 twelve cautionary urban tales 01

Exhibition

Twelve Cautionary Urban Tales

Text by Ethel Baraona Pohl

Mas observations 2020 poured architecture sergio prego on miguel fisac 01

Exhibition

Poured Architecture: Sergio Prego on Miguel Fisac

Text by Carlos Copertonee, Patxi Eguiluz, and Iker Gil

Mas observations 2020 on the precious work of brinda somaya 01

Essay

On the Precious Work of Brinda Somaya

Text and projects by Brinda Somaya

Mas observations 2020 en medio casa cueva 01

Interview

En-Medio: Casa Cueva

Text and interview by Departamento del Distrito (Francisco Quiñones & Nathan Friedman)

Mas observations 2019 the mies project 12

Interview

The MIES Project

Michelangelo Sabatino interviews Arina Dähnick

Mas observations 2019 la ricarda a work in progress 01

Essay

La Ricarda: A Work in Progress

Essay by Fernando Alvarez and Jordi Roig

Mas observations 2019 memories of la ricarda 11

Essay

Memories of La Ricarda: The Gomis Bertrand and Bonet Families Reflect on a Historic House

The Gomis Bertrand family and Victoria Bonet, daughter of the architect Antonio Bonet Castellana, share their memories about the Casa Gomis