Mas issue character getting cute 01

Getting Cute

Text and project by Joanna Grant
Mas issue public open manifesto 01

Open Manifesto for Mass Creation

Architect Lick Fai Eric Ho proposes a new way of approaching design
Mas issue network intertwinements 01


Essay by architect Ioanna Angelidou
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 speed vector portraits 01

Vector Portraits

Photographs by Andrew Bush
Mas issue events embt goes east 01

EMBT Goes East

Mateu Baylina and Xavi Ayala interview Benedetta Tagliabue
Mas issue visibility the disappearing architect 02

The Disappearing Architect: Four Moves Towards Invisibility

Text by Ya´el Santopinto and Jonathan Wong
Mas issue production chicago production software to produce 01

Chicago Production: Software to Produce

Rod Hunting interviews Jason Fried, founder and CEO of 37signals
Mas issue repetition harlem time tracker 01

Harlem Time Tracker

Text and photographs by Camilo José Vergara
Mas issue repetition an obituary for the greek city of repetition 01

An Obituary for the Greek City of Repetition

Essay by Panos Dragonas
Mas issue bilbao bilbaos strategic evolution 01

Bilbao’s Strategic Evolution: The Metamorphosis of the Industrial City

Essay by Ibon Areso
Mas issue tokyo cover opening


Issue 24
Mas issue ownership cover opening


Issue 13
Mas issue network cover opening


Issue 9
Mas issue vigilantism cover opening


Issue 33
Mas issue university works ethz studio 01

ETH Zürich, Faculty of Architecture

Introduction by Josep Lluís Mateo
Mas issue university works waseda studio 01

Waseda University, Department of Architecture

Introduction by Masayuki Irie
Mas issue university works virginia tech studio 01

Virginia Tech, School of Architecture + Design

Introduction by Kathryn Clarke Albright
Mas issue repetition original copies 03

Original Copies: Inside China’s Imitation Binge

Text and photographs by Bianca Bosker
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 surveillance the street as platform 01

The Street as Platform

Essay by Dan Hill, Executive Director of Futures at the UK’s Future Cities Catapult
Mas issue tokyo cover opening

Drawings, Storytelling, and Subjectivity

Issue statement by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context
Mas issue tokyo andrew browne 01

Andrew Browne

Illustrations by Andrew Browne
Mas issue legacy all history is contemporary history 07

All History is Contemporary History

Iker Gil interviews Adrian Shaughnessy
Mas issue debate room at the top 05

Room at the Top? Sexism and the Star System in Architecture

Essay by Denise Scott Brown
Mas issue university works discussing university works 01

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 event 2023 there is room 10

Building Enjoyable Living Environments Through Architecture, Art, and Design

MAS Context Fall Talks 2023
Mas event 2023 a lot with little turkana 01

A Lot With Little

Mas event 2023 a lot with little bordeaux 01

A Lot With Little Opening Reception

MAS Context Fall Talks 2023
Mas event 2019 geometry of light barcelona pavilion 01

Geometry of Light: Barcelona Pavilion

MAS Context Spring Talks 2019
Mas event 2018 jonathan solomon 01

Jonathan Solomon: Short-Cuts

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

Harry Seidler: Modernist

MAS Context Fall Talks 2018
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 2018 couplings 01

Couplings 2018

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

Envisioning New Spatial Organizations

MAS Context Spring Talks 2018
Mas event 2017 bilbao issue launch chicago 10

Bilbao issue launch in Chicago

MAS Context Spring Talks 2017
Mas event 2016 couplings 11

Couplings 2016

MAS Context Fall Talks 2016
Mas event 2016 geoff manaugh 01

Geoff Manaugh: A Burglar’s Guide to the City

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2016 kelly bair 01

Kelly Bair: Tight Fade

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2015 pitchfork 01

Pitchfork studio visit

MAS Context Spring Talks 2015
Mas event 2021 nocturnal landscapes museo en la calle 01

Nocturnal Landscapes: Museo en la Calle

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas event 2022 shaping our built environment 01

Shaping Our Built Environment: Documenting, Analyzing, and Celebrating Women’s Contributions to the Built Environment in Spain and Illinois

MAS Context Spring Talks 2022
Mas event 2021 medium matters 01

Medium Matters: Architectural Representation After Construction

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2021 vigilantism issue launch 01

Vigilantism issue launch

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2021 lacol 01

Lacol: Cooperative Ecosystems

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas event 2019 tracing traces 14

Tracing / Traces: Architecture and the Archive 2019

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2022 tracing traces 01

Tracing / Traces: Architecture and the Archive 2022

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2023 couplings thumbnail

Couplings 2023

MAS Context Spring Talks 2023
Mas issue ownership invention and tradition 23

Denise Scott Brown: In Other Eyes

MAS Context Spring Talks 2023


Mas observations 2020 on the precious work of brinda somaya 01

On the Precious Work of Brinda Somaya

Text and projects by Brinda Somaya
Mas observations 2021 nancy abshire lifetime award 01

2021 Chicago Women in Architecture Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award: Nancy A. Abshire

Presentation by architect Nancy Abshire
Mas observations 2021 helmut jahn 1940 2021 01

Helmut Jahn (1940-2021)

Remembering architect Helmut Jahn and his work
Mas observations 2021 only girl architect only 01

Only Girl Architect Lonely

Essay by Susan King
Mas observations 2021 an industrial legacy worth saving 01

An Industrial Legacy Worth Saving

Essay by Iker Gil
Mas observations 2020 access for all 01

Access for All: São Paulo’s Architectural Infrastructures

Text by Daniel Talesnik
Mas observations 2020 casa chilena 15

Chilean House: Domestic Images

Text by Pablo Brugnoli, Francisco Díaz, and Amarí Peliowski
Mas observations 2020 twelve cautionary urban tales 01

Twelve Cautionary Urban Tales

Text by Ethel Baraona Pohl
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 2019 groundscraper city 01

Groundscraper City: Touring the Subterranean Structures of Minneapolis-St. Paul 1978–1983

Essay by Andy Sturdevant
Mas observations 2019 atlantic city 01

Atlantic City

Iker Gil interviews Brian Rose
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 spontaneous uses cover

Spontaneous Uses

Text and drawings by SIAA with photography by Lauro Rocha
Mas observations 2019 a career in five projects 01

A Career in Five Projects: Carlos Ferrater

Iker Gil interviews Carlos Ferrater
Mas observations 2023 griot germane barnes venice biennale 01

Griot, Storytelling, and the Manipulation of History

Iker Gil interviews Germane Barnes
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 mundo mendo 01

Mundo Mendo Goes to Seoul: The World of Luis Mendo on Display

Iker Gil interviews Luis Mendo about his exhibition Mundo Mendo
Mas event 2015 jnl graphic design 01

JNL Graphic Design: Celebrating a Studio that Sculpted the Visual and Cultural Landscape of Chicago and Beyond

Celebrating the work of JNL Graphic Design
Mas observations 2023 the englewood nature trail 01

The Englewood Nature Trail: Urban Morphology and Community

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2022 from the mississippi watershed 01

From the Mississippi Watershed

Iker Gil interviews David Schalliol
Mas observations 2022 will we chicago 01

Will We, Chicago?

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2022 betty blum 01

Betty Blum (1931–2022)

Architects and colleagues remember Betty Blum
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 som computer group 06

SOM’s Computer Group: Narratives of Women in Early Architectural Computing

Essay by Shelby Doyle and Nick Senske
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 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 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.