Issues

Mas issue aberration immanent cartography 01

Immanent Cartography

Essay and photographs by Nick Axel
Mas issue narrative swartes mystery theater 14

Swarte’s Mystery Theater

Koldo Lus Arana interviews Joost Swarte
Mas issue narrative kartun the view cover

Kartun: The View!

Graphic novel by Jones, Partners: Architecture, Mark Simmons, and the Southern California Institute of Architecture
Mas issue amusement audience as participants 01

Audience as Participants

Architect Iker Gil interviews Matt Clark, co-founder and creative director of United Visual Artists
Mas issue hidden reconciling infrastructural artifacts 02

Reconciling Infrastructural Artifacts

Project by Roberto Boettger
Mas issue narrative cartooning architecture and other issues 06

Cartooning Architecture and Other Issues

Iker Gil interviews graphic artist Klaus
Mas issue ownership the party is over 01

The Party is Over

Essay and photographs by architect Pedro Hernández
Mas issue network cover opening

Part of Your Network

Issue introduction by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context
Mas issue tokyo a work of art 01

A Work of Art

Short essay by Tama-chan (Takayo Kiyota)

Waseda University, Department of Architecture

Introduction by Masayuki Irie
Mas issue networks of architecture 01

Networks of Architecture: Keedoozle and Walmart

Essay by architect Jesse LeCavalier
Mas issue surveillance intelligence artifacts 01

Intelligence Artifacts: A Selection of Objects from the CIA’s Museum

Selection of several artifacts that were designed and used for intelligence operations during the twentieth century
Mas issue narrative starchitecture redux cover

Starchitecture Redux

Cartoons by Klaus

Abbott H. Thayer’s Vanishing Ducks: Surveillance, Art, and Camouflage

Essay by Roy R. Behrens
Mas issue information identity 13

Identity

Artwork and text by artist Nick Gentry
Mas issue boundary the arsenal of inclusion and exclusion 01

The Arsenal of Inclusion and Exclusion

Project by Interboro Partners
Mas issue improbable beyond index and over the limit 01

Beyond Index and Over the Limit: Gasping for Air in the Megacities of Asia

Essay by Martin Abbott

Montreal: Port/City

Project by Tomek Bartczak
Mas issue visibility at night 08

Atnight: Visions Through Data

Research and cartography by Pablo Martínez and Mar Santamaría

Flamenco Diffusion Center

Project by Ana Martínez Carreño
Mas issue improbable the possibility of a purpose 01

The Possibility of a Purpose

Short Essay by Mike Peart
Mas issue trace true love leaves no traces 01

True Love Leaves No Traces

Essay by Daniel Luis Martinez
Mas issue legacy building legacies cover

Building Legacies

Diagrams by Jacob Chartoff
Mas issue work mondragon cover

Mondragon

Diagrams by Jacob Chartoff
Mas issue character construction of an architect 01

Construction of an Architect

Essay by Jimmy Carter
Mas issue character my dad is better than yours 01

My Dad is Better Than Yours: Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Interviews with Three Shortlisted Contestants at the 9th Annual Architecture Awards

Text by Gem Barton
Mas issue communication modern talking 01

Modern Talking [don’t you…forget about me]

Essay and Illustrations by architect and cartoonist Klaus
Mas issue character michael meredith wants to be horizontal and fuzzy thumbnail

Michael Meredith Wants to Be Horizontal and Fuzzy

Stewart Hicks interviews Michael Meredith
Mas issue character the space of representations thumbnail

The Space of Representations

Stewart Hicks interviews Sam Jacob
Mas issue character looking to introduce something inconvenient 01

Looking to Introduce Something Inconvenient

Stewart Hicks interviews Jimenez Lai
Mas issue production writing on useful objects 06

Writing on Useful Projects

Chad Kouri interviews Jonn Herschend from THE THING Quarterly
Mas issue information and the reluctant image 01

Information and the Reluctant Image

Iker Gil interviews artist Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle
Mas issue energy photovoltaic canopy 01

Case Study #3: Photovoltaic Canopy

Project by Martinez Lapeña-Torres Arquitectos
Mas issue information making visible the invisible 01

Making Visible the Invisible

Iker Gil interviews interactive media artist George Legrady
Mas issue ownership suburbia gone wild 01

Suburbia Gone Wild

Text and images by photographer Martin Adolfsson
Mas issue visibility i know ive seen the master plan 01

I know I’ve Seen the Master Plan

Text by Charlotte Malterre-Barthes from OMNIBUS with photographs by Lorenz Bürgi
Mas issue debate cover opening

Debate

Issue 27
Mas issue ownership birdhouses feeders 01

Birdhouses/Feeders

Urban interventions by street artist and designer XAM
Mas issue debate identifying the designer as worker 01

Identifying the Designer as Worker

Essay by Peggy Deamer, Quilian Riano, and Manuel Shvartzberg on behalf of The Architecture Lobby
Mas issue speed farmland world 09

Farmland World

Project by Stewart Hicks and Allison Newmeyer from Design With Company with Katharine Bayer and Hugh Swiatek
Mas issue conflict prostitution migration urban territory 01

Prostitution, Migration, and Urban Territory

Essay and diagrams by OMNIBUS (Charlotte Malterre Barthes with Valentina Genini)
Mas issue information depicting patterns 01

Depicting Patterns

Visualizations by Aaron Koblin, artist and technology lead of Google’s Creative Lab
Mas issue events cover opening

Events

Issue 2
Mas issue information photography information and meaning 01

Photography, Information, and Meaning

Essay by Jörg M. Colberg, editor and founder of Conscientious, a website dedicated to contemporary fine-art photography
Mas issue energy staged energy 01

Staged Energy

Photographers Chris Martin and Cesar Russ capture the exuberance of being on stage
Mas issue bilbao bilbao and the magazine nueva forma 16

Bilbao and the Magazine Nueva Forma

Essay by Lucía C. Pérez-Moreno and Elena Martínez-Litago
Mas issue bilbao a disappearing bilbao 03

Chronology

Chronology by Iker Gil

24COA: A Visual Score

Project developed as part of the Pen & Bow workshop at Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture led by Andrew Ruff. Visual score interpreted by ETHEL.
Mas issue bold studio visits and panel discussions cover

BOLD Studio Visits and Panel Discussions

As part of the BOLD: Alternative Scenarios for Chicago exhibition, curator Iker Gil organized a series of weekly visits to architecture studios in Chicago
Mas issue amusement game seeds 07

Game Seeds

Liselore Goedhart illustrates Game Seeds, a set of little spirits that you can play with and combine to bring new characters and game ideas to life
Mas issue character introducing the black bird 01

Introducing the Black Bird

A conversation between architect Grant Gibson and his late partner T.E. Cames
Mas issue communication making policy public 15

Making Policy Public

Projects by the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), a nonprofit organization that uses design and art to improve civic engagement
Mas issue aberration boom bust rubble bust 01

Boom Bust Rubble Dust

Essay by Tom Keeley
Mas issue more jason more cover

Jason = More

Iker Gil interviews Jason Pickleman
Mas issue vigilantism domestic vigilance as an aesthetic practice thumbnail

Domestic Vigilance as an Aesthetic Practice

Essay by Sean Canty
Mas issue living in cabrini 01

Living in Cabrini

James Lockhart, a former resident of Cabrini Green, shares his memories with Iker Gil about growing up in the Chicago Public Housing.
Mas issue information lines of reading 05

Lines of Reading

Artwork by Jack Henrie Fisher, graphic designer and design research at Jan Van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, The Netherlands
Mas issue conflict build simply 01

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
Mas issue character drawing soanes 01

Drawing Soane’s

Text and drawings by Eu Jin Lim
Mas issue character character plotting 01

Character Plotting

Text and diagrams by Joseph Altshuler
Mas issue speed looking for a theory of real time knowledge 01

Looking for a Theory of Real-Time Knowledge

Essay by Troy Conrad Therrien, founding partner in the creative curational agency TH-EY, and chief architect, cloud communication at Columbia University’s GSAPP
Mas issue character micro modifications stories of dingbat dwellers 01

Micro-Modifications: Stories of Dingbat Dwellers

Text by Joshua G. Stein with photographs by Paul Redmond
Mas issue legacy never loved buildings rarely stand a chance 04

Never-Loved Buildings Rarely Stand a Chance: Josep Lluís Sert in Cambridge

Essay by Alexandra Lange with photographs by Lee Dykxhoorn
Mas issue debate expressing opposing opinions through buttons 01

Expressing Opposing Opinions Through Buttons

Button selection by Busy Beaver Buttons Co.
Mas issue hidden seeing triborough 12

Seeing Triborough

Visual essay by Sam Holleran
Mas issue production filming production cover

Filming Production

Iker Gil selects a series of short films that document the processes and outcomes generated by individuals and small businesses
Mas issue amusement cover opening

Amusement

Issue 6
Mas issue bilbao building the symbol of a remarkable transformation 01

Building the Symbol of a Remarkable Transformation

Iker Gil interviews John Zils
Mas issue ownership everything is a remix 01

Everything is a Remix

Iker Gil interviews Kirby Ferguson, writer, director, editor and author of the Everything is a Remix series
Mas issue aberration architecture without idealism 05

Architecture Without Idealism (Of A Sort)

Essay and project by John Szot
Mas issue conflict changes are coming 01

Changes are Coming

Vladimir Belogolovsky, architect and founder of the Intercontinental Curational Project, interviews architect and educator Peter Eisenman
Mas issue narrative images come first 01

Images Come First

Andrea Alberghini interviews Manuele Fior
Mas issue tokyo hama house 01

Hama-House

Illustrations by Hama-House
Mas issue tokyo joey meuross 01

Joey Meuross

Illustrations by Joey Meuross
Mas issue legacy all history is contemporary history 07

All History is Contemporary History

Iker Gil interviews Adrian Shaughnessy
Mas issue living a frame of mind 01

A Frame of Mind

Essay Paul Mougey
Mas issue repetition cover opening

Repetition

Issue 21
Mas issue energy power move 01

Power Move

Iker Gil interviews Elizabeth Redmond, founder and president of POWERleap
Mas issue tokyo mariya suzuki 01

Mariya Suzuki

Illustrations by Mariya Suzuki
Mas issue communication talking to myself 05

Talking to Myself

Visual essay by Rick Valicenti, founder and design director of Thirst/Chicago
Mas issue narrative amazing archigram 02

Amazing Archigram!

Clara Olóriz and Koldo Lus Arana interview Sir Peter Cook
Mas issue production your favorite objects 01

Your Favorite Objects

Here are your favorite objects, the ones you can’t live without, the ones you use to produce whatever you produce, the ones with the most sentimental value or the ones with the best stories.
Mas issue conflict cover opening

Conflict

Issue 10
Mas issue work work review 01

Work Review

Designer Andrew Clark visualizes the complex system of Work
Mas issue living cover opening

Living

Issue 4
Mas issue events bauhaus 2009 05

Bauhaus 2009

Red Mike interviews Marcus Max Schreiner
Mas issue energy farming the air 01

Farming the Air

MAS Context collects facts about wind power
Mas issue amusement comic book movies cover

Comic Book Movies

Infographics by Paul Butt | Section Design
Mas issue production vertical urban factory 01

Vertical Urban Factory

Essay by architectural critic, curator and educator Nina Rappaport
Mas issue more more identities 01

More Identities

Prada Transformer by OMA / Rem Koolhaas
Mas issue narrative cover opening

Architectural Narratives

Issue statement by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context
Mas issue information intuitive design 01

Intuitive Design

Andrew Clark and Iker Gil interview Naoto Fukasawa on the occasion of his lecture and exhibition in Chicago hosted by Luminaire
Mas issue amusement delivering an emotion 01

Delivering an Emotion

Designer Andrew Clark interviews Jenova Chen, co-founder and creative director of thatgamecompany
Mas issue ownership cooperative dream 01

Cooperative Dream

Iker Gil interviews Jeanne Gang
Mas issue visibility infra 11

Infra

Photo essay by Richard Mosse
Mas issue events embt goes east 01

EMBT Goes East

Mateu Baylina and Xavi Ayala interview Benedetta Tagliabue
Mas issue vigilantism loopty loops in the age of super heroes thumbnail

Loopty Loops (#ALWAYSWIP)

Essay by Jennifer Bonner
Mas issue aberration f ck your tectonics 01

F*ck Your Tectonics

Profile and interview with NYC’S Formlessfinder by John Szot
Mas issue information overload 01

It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure

Clay Shirky explains the challenge of the always evolving information: the filtering process
Mas issue visibility visual complexity 01

Visual Complexity

Iker Gil and Andrew Clark interview Manuel Lima
Mas issue bilbao the second strategic plan for bilbao 01

The Second Strategic Plan for Bilbao

Essay by Ibon Areso
Mas issue events in good we trust 01

In Good We Trust

John Hickenlooper and Bruce Mau present the Denver Biennial of the Americas
Mas issue visibility revealing the secrets behind the designs cover

Revealing the Secrets Behind the Designs

Diagrams by Salottobuono
Mas issue speed talk to your city 01

Talk to Your City

Project by Candy Chang, co-founder of Civic Center, a civic design studio in New Orleans
Mas issue boundary cover opening

Boundary

Issue 17
Mas issue repetition harlem time tracker 01

Harlem Time Tracker

Text and photographs by Camilo José Vergara

Discussing University Works

A conversation between Andrew Clark, Judith De Jong, Alexander Eisenschimdt, Iker Gil, Jimenez Lai, Paul Preissner, Juan Manuel Rois, and Karla Sierralta
Mas issue narrative cover opening

Narrative

Issue 20
Mas issue tokyo cover opening

Tokyo

Issue 24
Mas issue public narrow streets los angeles 04

Narrow Streets Los Angeles

Photographer David Yoon narrows existing streets of Los Angeles to see the effects on the city
Mas issue surveillance networked urbanism 01

Networked Urbanism: Using Technology to Improve our Cities

Iker Gil interviews John Tolva
Mas issue communication through exhibitions 05

Communicating Through Exhibitions

Our questionnaire to Ariadna Cantis, Elias Redstone, Felipe Chaimovich, Michael Kubo, Mirko Zardini, Pedro Gadanho, Vladimir Belogolovsky, and Zoë Ryan.
Mas issue amusement empty amusement 01

Empty Amusement

Photography by Yosigo
Mas issue trace tracing wright 01

Tracing Wright

A conversation between Richard Wright, Zoë Ryan, and Iker Gil
Mas issue work publics works 01

Publics Works

Essay by Maria Moreno-Carranco
Mas issue public el peine del viento 05

El Peine del Viento

Luis Chillida, son of sculptor Eduardo Chillida, talks to Iker Gil about “El Peine del Viento”

What Does Big Brother See, While He is Watching? A Look at the Secret Stasi Archives

Iker Gil interviews Simon Menner
Mas issue repetition we print because we can 01

We Print Because We Can

Essay by Patrick Sykes
Mas issue visibility the disappearing architect 02

The Disappearing Architect: Four Moves Towards Invisibility

Text by Ya´el Santopinto and Jonathan Wong

Bold

Issue 29
Mas issue speed mumbai disconnected 01

Mumbai Disconnected

Iker Gil interviews Camilla Nielsson, co-director with Frederik Jacobi of the documentary Mumbai Disconnected
Mas issue repetition building repetition through history 01

Building Repetition Through History: Motivations And Implications

Essay by José García Soriano and Carmen López Albert
Mas issue production chicago production producer as consumer 01

Chicago Production: Producer as Consumer

Iker Gil interviews Jake Nickell, founder and Chief Community Officer of Threadless
Mas issue repetition one architect three approaches 01

One Architect, Three Approaches: Bertrand Goldberg’s Early Experiments with Prefabrication, 1937-1952

Essay by Michelle Benoit
Mas issue repetition a clearing in the woods 01

A Clearing in the Woods: Bearing Witness to Change Through Repetition

Text and photographs by Lyndon Valicenti
Mas issue repetition claude are you dreaming 01

Claude, Are you Dreaming, or is this Really Happening?

Iker Gil interviews astronaut Claude Nicollier
Mas issue repetition repeat with me 02

Repeat with Me

Manifesto by Urtzi Grau and Cristina Goberna from Fake Industries Architectural Agonism
Mas issue repetition original copies 03

Original Copies: Inside China’s Imitation Binge

Text and photographs by Bianca Bosker
Mas issue bilbao three key organizations 01

Three Key Organizations: Bilbao Metrópoli 30, BILBAO Ría 2000, and the Bilbao Bizkaia Water Consortium

Text by Iker Gil

Events

Mas event 2021 block party 01

Block Party

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2016 analog martin kastner 01

Analog 2016: Martin Kastner

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2017 analog stewart hicks 01

Analog 2017: Stewart Hicks

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2020 richard haas 01

Richard Haas: An Artist About Architecture

MAS Context Fall Talks 2020
Mas event 2019 cartography and photography 01

Cartography and Photography: Revealing Global Metropolises

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas issue speed farmland world 01

Analog 2011: Stewart Hicks and Allison Newmeyer

MAS Context Fall Talks 2011
Mas event 2015 exploring the ryerson and burnham archives 01

Exploring the Ryerson & Burnham Archives at the Art Institute of Chicago

MAS Context Spring Talks 2015
Mas event 2016 dingbat 01

Dingbat 2.0: The Iconic Los Angeles Apartment as Projection of a Metropolis

MAS Context Fall Talks 2016
Mas event 2020 luftwerk on mies van der rohe 01

Luftwerk on Mies van der Rohe: Reinterpreting Space Through Light and Color

MAS Context Spring Talks 2020
Mas event 2022 tracing traces 01

Tracing / Traces: Architecture and the Archive 2022

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2015 chatter architecture talks back 01

Chatter: Architecture Talks Back

MAS Context Spring Talks 2015
Mas event 2020 building subjects 01

Building Subjects: Ideas on Housing from Chinese Vernacular Architecture

MAS Context Fall Talks 2020
Mas event 2019 verity jane keefe 01

Verity-Jane Keefe: Operating Between the Cracks

MAS Context Spring Talks 2019
Mas event 2015 sense and sensibility 01

Sensing and Sensibility: Politics and Technology in the Contemporary City

MAS Context Spring Talks 2015
Mas event 2019 geometry of light barcelona pavilion 01

Geometry of Light: Barcelona Pavilion

MAS Context Spring Talks 2019
Mas event 2020 tracing traces 01

Tracing / Traces: Architecture and the Archive 2020

MAS Context Fall Talks 2020
Mas event 2022 chicago tribune competition at 100 01

Chicago Tribune Tower Competition at 100

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2015 luftwerk solarise 01

Luftwerk: solarise

MAS Context Fall Talks 2015
Mas event 2021 tracing traces 01

Tracing / Traces: Architecture and the Archive 2021

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2019 geometry of light farnsworth house 01

Geometry of Light: Farnsworth House

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2017 tracing traces 01

Tracing / Traces: Architecture and the Archive 2017

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas issue aberration cover

Aberration: Live in Los Angeles

MAS Context Fall Talks 2011
Mas event nighttime as a unique territory 01

Nighttime as a Unique Territory

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas event 2021 nocturnal landscapes museo en la calle 01

Nocturnal Landscapes: Museo en la Calle

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas event 2018 envisioning new spatial organizations 01

Envisioning New Spatial Organizations

MAS Context Spring Talks 2018
Mas event 2016 koldo lus arana 01

Koldo Lus Arana: Architectural Narratives / Building stories

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2017 mass market alternatives 01

Mass Market Alternatives

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2015 michael kubo 01

Michael Kubo: Collective–LOK

MAS Context Spring Talks 2015
Mas event 2018 tracing traces 01

Tracing / Traces: Architecture and the Archive 2018

MAS Context Fall Talks 2018
Mas event 2022 nhdm 01

N H D M: Figurations and their Grounds

MAS Context Spring Talks 2022
Mas event 2016 analog identity 01

Analog 2016

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2017 john szot 01

John Szot: Mass Market Alternatives

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2019 tracing traces 14

Tracing / Traces: Architecture and the Archive 2019

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2019 marita gomis la ricarda 01

Marita Gomis: La Ricarda

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2021 lacol 01

Lacol: Cooperative Ecosystems

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas event 2014 our public space poster 02

Our Public Space: Who Owns It, Who Shapes It, and Who Benefits From It

MAS Context Spring Talks 2014
Mas event 2020 concentrico 01

Concentrico: Rethinking Our Built Environment Through Design

MAS Context Fall Talks 2020
Mas event 2015 nina rappaport vertical urban factory 01

Nina Rappaport: Vertical Urban Factory

MAS Context Fall Talks 2015
Mas event 2017 analog 01

Analog 2017

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2013 suburbia gone wild 01

Suburbia Gone Wild

MAS Context Spring Talks 2013
Mas event 2013 geoff manaugh nicola twilley 01

Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley: A Year on the Road with Venue

MAS Context Spring Talks 2013
Mas event 2015 thomas kelley nk 10

Thomas Kelley: NK

MAS Context Fall Talks 2015
Mas event 2018 in your city by the lake 01

In Your City by the Lake

MAS Context Fall Talks 2018
Mas event 2020 walter netsch at 100 01

Walter Netsch at 100

MAS Context Spring Talks 2020
Mas event 2014 luftwerk marina city 01

MAS Context x Luftwerk x Marina City

MAS Context Fall Talks 2014
Mas event 2014 bruce g moffat 01

Bruce G. Moffat: Chicago Freight Tunnels

MAS Context Fall Talks 2014
Mas event 2018 alexandra lange 07

Alexandra Lange: Preserving Childhood

MAS Context Fall Talks 2018
Mas event 2015 michel rojkind 01

Michel Rojkind: Recent Work

MAS Context Fall Talks 2015
Mas event 2017 paper architecture 01

paper/architecture

MAS Context Spring Talks 2017
Mas event 2015 jnl graphic design 01

JNL graphic design studio visit

MAS Context Spring Talks 2015
Mas event 2020 uppland film screening 01

Uppland

MAS Context Fall Talks 2020
Mas event 2015 grimley pasnik heroic 01

Chris Grimley and Mark Pasnik: Heroic

MAS Context Fall Talks 2015
Mas event 2011 analog cody hudson 01

Analog 2011: Cody Hudson

MAS Context Fall Talks 2011
Mas event 2016 new aging 01

New Aging with Matthias Hollwich and Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko

MAS Context Fall Talks 2016
Mas event 2018 harry seidler modernist 01

Harry Seidler: Modernist

MAS Context Fall Talks 2018
Mas event 2019 nocturnal landscapes instituto cervantes opening 04

Nocturnal Landscapes: Urban Flows of Global Metropolises Exhibition Opening

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2022 ecosistema urbano 01

Ecosistema Urbano: Designing Atmospheres for Social Interaction

MAS Context Spring Talks 2022
Mas event 2017 20th anniversary guggenheim som 02

Celebrating 20 years of the Guggenheim Bilbao

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas issue ownership cooperative dream 01

Studio Gang: Ownership

MAS Context Spring Talks 2012
Mas event 2016 analog klaus 01

Analog 2016: Klaus

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2016 unfinished spaces 01

Unfinished Spaces

MAS Context Fall Talks 2016
Mas event 2022 1972 accumulations 02

Analog 2016: Noritaka Minami

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2018 couplings 01

Couplings 2018

MAS Context Spring Talks 2018
Mas event 2017 analog john pobojewski 01

Analog 2017: John Pobojewski

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2022 the area 03

The Area panel discussion

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2019 nocturnal landscapes instituto cervantes 01

Nocturnal Landscapes: Urban Flows of Global Metropolises / Chicago

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2016 couplings 11

Couplings 2016

MAS Context Fall Talks 2016
Mas events 2011 out of context 01

Out of Context

MAS Context Spring Talks 2011
Mas event 2020 uppland panel discussion 01

Uppland panel discussion

MAS Context Fall Talks 2020
Mas event 2015 nina rappaport ezra stoller 02

Nina Rappaport: Ezra Stoller

MAS Context Fall Talks 2015
Mas event 2015 josep lluis sert 01

Josep Lluís Sert / A Nomadic Dream

MAS Context Spring Talks 2015
Mas event 2015 pitchfork 01

Pitchfork studio visit

MAS Context Spring Talks 2015
Mas event 2012 analog 01

Analog 2012

MAS Context Fall Talks 2012
Mas event 2021 natalie de blois 01

Natalie de Blois at 100

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas issue public is there a future for the recent past in new orleans 08

Charles Colbert at 100

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas issue character character and composition a response 01

Characters in the Theater of Everyday Life

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2017 chris cornelius 01

Chris Cornelius: Indigenously

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2017 bilbao issue launch chicago 10

Bilbao issue launch in Chicago

MAS Context Spring Talks 2017
Mas event 2022 1972 accumulations 01

1972/Accumulations

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2021 radical logic 01

Ensamble Studio: Radical Logic

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas issue living nakagin capsule tower 03

The Aesthetic of Transience

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas events 2021 territories of territory extraction 01

Territories of Territory Extraction

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2019 despina stratigakos 01

Despina Stratigakos: Unconscious Bias in Architecture

MAS Context Spring Talks 2019
Mas event 2019 la ricarda an architectural and cultural project 01

La Ricarda: An Architectural and Cultural Project

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas issue vigilantism collisions 02

Architectures of Vigilantism

MAS Context Fall Talks 2020
Mas event 2017 charles rice 01

Charles Rice: Interior Urbanism

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas events 2021 modernism as character nathan eddy 01

Modernism as Character: Nathan Eddy

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2012 corkins exchange 01

Corkins Exchange 2012

MAS Context Fall Talks 2012
Mas event 2018 geometry of light fundraiser cover

Geometry of Light fundraiser

MAS Context Fall Talks 2018
Mas event 2021 architectures social ecological political agency 01

Architecture’s Social, Ecological, and Political Agency

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2021 future landmarks 01

Future Landmarks: Strategies for Cultural and Architectural Preservation

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2016 photography and place

Photography and Place

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2017 fundraising mexico puerto rico 01

Fundraising for Mexico and Puerto Rico

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2014 alison fisher 01

Alison Fisher: The Contextual Megastructure

MAS Context Fall Talks 2014
Mas event 2021 battleship berlin 01

Battleship Berlin

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2019 joshua g stein paulette singley 01

Joshua G. Stein and Paulette Singley

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2017 bilbao issue launch bilbao 01

Bilbao issue launch in Bilbao

MAS Context Spring Talks 2017
Mas issue character growing up modern a family story 18

Living Modern: Surveying Influential Houses and their Inhabitants

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas event 2018 can we not open our eyes to our own treasures 01

Can we not open our eyes to our own treasures?

MAS Context Spring Talks 2018
Mas event 2022 a capsule as a house 01

A Capsule as a House

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2019 tobias armborst 01

Tobias Armborst: The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion

MAS Context Spring Talks 2019
Mas event 2011 analog cover

Analog 2011

MAS Context Fall Talks 2011
Mas event 2017 jai alai blues 01

Jai Alai Blues

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2016 a lot you got to holler 01

A Lot You Got to Holler

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2022 the area 04

The Area

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2017 killian doherty 01

Killian Doherty: Yekepa

MAS Context Spring Talks 2017
Mas event 2018 nathan friedman 01

Nathan Friedman: En-Medio

MAS Context Spring Talks 2018
Mas event 2016 kelly bair 01

Kelly Bair: Tight Fade

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2015 mas context los angeles bmd 01

MAS Context x Los Angeles x BMD

MAS Context Spring Talks 2015
Mas event 2021 vigilantism issue launch 01

Vigilantism issue launch

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2018 jason reblando 01

Jason Reblando: New Deal Utopias

MAS Context Spring Talks 2018
Mas event 2019 clive wilkinson 01

Clive Wilkinson: The Theatre of Work

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2022 conor o shea 02

Conor O’Shea: Designing Urban Biodiversity

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2021 pioneering black architects in los angeles and chicago 03

Pioneering Black Architects in Los Angeles and Chicago: A Reflection by Janna Ireland and Lee Bey

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021

Observations

Mas observation 2018 in context martine syms 01

In Context: Martine Syms

Martine Syms recontextualizes the MAS Context archives
Mas observations 2021 cartographic evidence of invisible cities 01

Cartographic Evidence of Invisible Cities

Essay by Olga Subirós
Mas observations 2021 this is not the huarte house 01

This is not the Huarte House

Essay by Patxi Eguiluz and Carlos Copertone
Mas observations 2022 where the sky meets the earth cover

Where the Sky Meets the Earth

Text and photographs of Structures of Landscape in Tippet Rise by James Florio
Mas observations 2021 a total work of art 01

A Total Work of Art: The Salime Hydroelectric Power Plant

Essay by Patxi Eguiluz and Carlos Copertone
Mas observations 2020 re enactment 01

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

Essay by Laura Martínez de Guereñu
Mas observations 2019 en medio super servicio lomas 01

En-Medio: Súper Servicio Lomas

Text and interview by Departamento del Distrito (Francisco Quiñones & Nathan Friedman)
Mas observations 2019 almost perfect 01

Almost Perfect

Iker Gil interviews Luis Mendo and Yuka Martin Mendo
Mas observations 2020 en medio casa cueva 01

En-Medio: Casa Cueva

Text and interview by Departamento del Distrito (Francisco Quiñones & Nathan Friedman)
Mas observations 2022 betty blum 01

Betty Blum (1931–2022)

Architects and colleagues remember Betty Blum
Mas observations 2021 only girl architect only 01

Only Girl Architect Lonely

Essay by Susan King
Mas observations 2021 goodbye to the amber glow 01

Goodbye to the Amber Glow

Essay by Ann Lui and Craig Reschke, with photographs by David Schalliol
Mas observations 2019 barbara kasten 01

Connections: 48 Years

Presentation by Barbara Kasten
Mas observations 2019 chinese communal graphic standards 13

Chinese Communal Graphic Standards

Text and project by Raven Xu
Mas observations 2019 jose miguel de prada poole 01

José Miguel de Prada Poole and the Perishable Architecture of Soap Bubbles

Essay by Antonio Cobo
Mas observations 2021 nocturnal landscapes greg girard 01

Nocturnal Landscapes in Photography: Greg Girard

David Schalliol interviews Greg Girard
Mas observations 2020 bauhaus chicago 01

Bauhaus Chicago: Design in the City

Text by Alison Fisher
Mas observations 2020 otl aicher 01

Otl Aicher. Metro Bilbao. Architecture and Landscape

Exhibition curated by Gilermo Zuaznabar
Mas observations 2020 off the grid 01

Off the Grid: Belgian Graphic Design from the 1960s and 1970s as Seen by Sara De Bondt

Text by Sara De Bondt
Mas observations 2020 visualizing disasters and an ongoing crisis 01

Visualizing Disasters and an Ongoing Crisis

Essay and photographs by Virginia Hanusik
Mas observations 2020 template for a cooperative network of small architecture practices 01

Template for a Cooperative Network of Small Architecture Practices

Text by the Coop Network Group of The Architecture Lobby
Mas observations 2022 john moutoussamy at 100 01

John Moutoussamy at 100

Essay by Iker Gil
Mas observations 2021 catalog for the post human 01

Catalog for the Post-Human

Project and text by Parsons & Charlesworth
Mas observations 2020 contributions of the basque exile to mexican architecture 01

Contributions of the Basque Exile to Mexican Architecture

Essay by Juan Ignacio del Cueto Ruiz-Funes
Mas observations 2020 present futures 01

Present Futures: Mechanics of Ethnocratic Colonial Urbanism

Project by Rula Zuhour with photography by Samer Sharif
Mas observations 2020 nivola in new york 01

Nivola in New York | Figure in Field

Text by Steven Hillyer and Roger Broome
Mas observations 2021 an industrial legacy worth saving 01

An Industrial Legacy Worth Saving

Essay by Iker Gil
Mas observations 2020 converging at architecture 01

Converging at Architecture: An Interview with Jeanne Gang

Ann Lui interviews Jeanne Gang
Mas observations 2019 atlantic city 01

Atlantic City

Iker Gil interviews Brian Rose
Mas observations 2022 exact dutch yellow 01

What, Exactly, is Exact Dutch Yellow?

Text by Marin R. Sullivan
Mas observations 2022 the super roof at 50 michael zimmermann 01

The Super Roof Turns 50

Iker Gil and William Baker interview Rudolph Bergermann and Knut Göppert
Mas observations 2022 madrid diversa rainer torrado 02

Madrid Diversa: Five Perspectives on the City Through Maps, Photographs, and Sounds

Text by Ariadna Cantis and Javier Peña Ibañez
Mas observations 2021 architectures offering to academe 01

Studio: Architecture’s Offering to Academe

Essay by Denise Scott Brown
Mas observations 2022 helen plum library 01

The Significant Life and Uncertain Future of the Helen Plum Library

Essay by Iker Gil and Julie Michiels
Mas observations 2022 at home with the collective 01

At Home with the Collective

Excerpts from a conversation between MAS Context and Alexander Eisenschmidt on a research project that he calls “At Home with the Collective” accompanied by a selection of work from a seminar and studio at UIC.
Mas observations 2022 will we chicago 01

Will We, Chicago?

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2019 a career in five projects 01

A Career in Five Projects: Carlos Ferrater

Iker Gil interviews Carlos Ferrater
Mas observations 2019 stanley tigerman 1930 2019 01

Stanley Tigerman (1930–2019)

Architects remember Stanley Tigerman
Mas observations 2022 sainsbury wing 01

Sainsbury Wing: Objection from Denise Scott Brown

Text by Denise Scott Brown
Mas observations 2022 seeing richard nickel 01

Seeing Richard Nickel

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2022 after demolition cover

After Demolition

Photo essay by David Schalliol

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MAS Context partners with the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial

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MAS Context collaborates with Leo Burnett’s Department of Design

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MAS Context Receives Graham Foundation Grant

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MAS Context receives a 2022 Graham Foundation grant

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Michelle Benoit Joins MAS Context Team

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MAS Context Collaborates with Klaus

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Elizabeth Blasius to Write Monthly Column for MAS Context