Observations

Mas observations 2022 will we chicago 01

Will We, Chicago?

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2022 seeing richard nickel 01

Seeing Richard Nickel

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2023 chicago school closures 10 years later anthony overton incubator 01

Chicago School Closures: Ten Years Later

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2023 threatened altered and demolished abrams house 01

Threatened, Altered, and Demolished: Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates’ Built Work at Risk

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2023 baxter international and corporate campus architecture baxter 01

Baxter International and Corporate Campus Architecture: Chicagoland’s Technological Architecture Under Threat

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2023 from resources to rubble eric allix rogers 01

From Resources to Rubble: Evaluating Chicago’s Demolition Delay Ordinance in its Twentieth Year

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2023 art at the james r thompson center 01

Art at the James R. Thompson Center

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2023 gertrude lempp kerbis 01

Gertrude Lempp Kerbis: A Career of Determination, Problem Solving, and Proactivity

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2023 the englewood nature trail 01

The Englewood Nature Trail: Urban Morphology and Community

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2023 the passion tax is history 01

The “Passion Tax” is History

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2023 sarasota school of architecture 01

Past, Present, and Future of the Sarasota School of Architecture

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2023 christopher columbus memorial 01

Changing Narratives and Confronting History Through Two Chicago Monuments: The Christopher Columbus Memorial and the Chicago Torture Justice Memorial

Monthly Column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2024 urban archaeology lost buildings of st louis 01

Urban Archaeology: Lost Buildings of St. Louis

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2024 urban exploration as creative practice 01

Urban Exploration as Creative Practice

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2024 the century and consumers buildings 01

The Century and Consumers Buildings: Their Complicated Saga and the Precedent They Might Set

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2024 theres a place called kokomo opalescent glass 01

There’s A Place Called Kokomo (Opalescent Glass)

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2024 restoring the sears roebuck companys sunken garden 01

Restoring the Sears, Roebuck & Company’s Sunken Garden

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2024 the return of michigan central station opening 01

The Return of Michigan Central Station: Interrogating Nostalgia

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2021 helmut jahn 1940 2021 01

Helmut Jahn (1940-2021)

Remembering architect Helmut Jahn and his work
Mas observations writing in stone veneer 01

Writing in Stone Veneer: New Orleans Public Schools’ Past and Future

Essay and photographs by David Schalliol
Mas observations 2020 without michael 01

Without Michael

Jonathan Solomon remembers Michael Sorkin
Mas observations 2019 a career in five projects 01

A Career in Five Projects: Carlos Ferrater

Iker Gil interviews Carlos Ferrater
Mas observations 2019 la ricarda a work in progress 01

La Ricarda: A Work in Progress

Essay by Fernando Alvarez and Jordi Roig
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 sainsbury wing 01

Sainsbury Wing: Objection from Denise Scott Brown

Text by Denise Scott Brown
Mas observations 2023 1 1 2 01

1 + 1 > 2: Letter to Biljana, Notes to Frida

Essay by Denise Scott Brown
Mas observations 2023 seeking zohn zara pfeifer 01

Seeking Zohn

Text by curators Mimi Zeiger and Tony Macarena (Lorena Canales and Alejandro Olávarri) as well as Alejandro Hernández Gálvez
Mas observations 2023 griot germane barnes venice biennale 01

Griot, Storytelling, and the Manipulation of History

Iker Gil interviews Germane Barnes
Mas context observations 2023 hanover and over again 01

Hanover and Over Again!

Essay by Jason Griffiths
Mas observations 2024 unnamed spaces sebrae 01

Unnamed Spaces

Marta Bogéa, Mônica Junqueira de Camargo, and Pedro Kok in conversation with Alvaro Puntoni and João Sodré of GRUPOSP
Mas observations 2024 sentinels iron portals of chicagoland 03

Sentinels: Iron Portals of Chicagoland

Project by Cédric Van Parys
Mas observations 2024 a career in five projects carol ross barney glendale heights post office 01

A Career in Five Projects: Carol Ross Barney

Iker Gil interviews Carol Ross Barney