Observations

Mas observations 2022 g e kidder smith builds 01

G. E. Kidder Smith Builds

Iker Gil interviews Neil Donnelly, Angelo Maggi, Andrea Nalesso, Michelangelo Sabatino, and Siiri Tännler
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 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 bauhaus chicago 01

Bauhaus Chicago: Design in the City

Text by Alison Fisher
Mas observations 2020 re enactment 01

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

Essay by Laura Martínez de Guereñu
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 2020 poured architecture sergio prego on miguel fisac 01

Poured Architecture: Sergio Prego on Miguel Fisac

Text by Carlos Copertonee, Patxi Eguiluz, and Iker Gil
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 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 observations 2023 art at the james r thompson center 01

Art at the James R. Thompson Center

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
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 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 drawing the ring of steel 01

Drawing the Ring of Steel: A Counter-Monument for Belfast

Essay and project by Kate Catterall
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