Mas issue trace elliston 01

Elliston, Newfoundland

Text and photographs by Lisa Hirmer
Mas issue debate in plain sight 01

In Plain Sight, An Architectural Hit List

Essay by Max Kuo with illustrations by Max Kuo, Olivia Heung, Annie Schneider, and LeeAnn Suen
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 narrative labyrinths and metaphysical constructions 01

Labyrinths and Metaphysical Constructions: An Interview with Marc-Antonie Mathieu

Léopold Lambert interviews graphic novelist Marc-Antoine Mathieu
Mas issue more want more 01

Want More?

MAS Context wanted MORE and collected a list of 100.
Mas issue tokyo anselm dastner 01

Anselm Dästner

Illustrations by Anselm Dästner
Mas issue communication talking to myself 05

Talking to Myself

Visual essay by Rick Valicenti, founder and design director of Thirst/Chicago
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The Open Letter and the Spreadsheet

Conversation between Laida Aguirre, Gary Riichirō Fox, Jia Yi Gu, and Cyrus Peñarroyo
Mas issue public is there a future for the recent past in new orleans 08

Is There a Future for the Recent Past in New Orleans?

Essay by Francine Stock, president of DOCOMOMO US/Louisiana
Mas issue production chicago production raw quality 01

Chicago Production: Raw Quality

Iker Gil and Andrew Clark talk to Arnold Horween III, president of Horween Leather Co., and John Culliton, VP sales
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 building repetition through history 01

Building Repetition Through History: Motivations And Implications

Essay by José García Soriano and Carmen López Albert
Mas issue debate room at the top 05

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

Essay by Denise Scott Brown
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Architectural Narratives

Issue statement by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context
Mas issue bold late entry to the chicago public library competition 01

Late Entry to the Chicago Public Library Competition

Project by Design With Company
Mas issue ordinary can architecture be ordinary 03

Can Architecture Be Ordinary?

Essay by Deborah Fausch
Mas issue repetition repetition as the crystallization of a design method 01

On the Search for Spatial Patterns: Repetition as the Crystallization of a Design Method

Essay by Clara Olóriz Sanjuán
Mas issue repetition original copies 03

Original Copies: Inside China’s Imitation Binge

Text and photographs by Bianca Bosker
Mas issue bilbao bilbaos strategic evolution 01

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

Essay by Ibon Areso
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 bilbao building the symbol of a remarkable transformation 01

Building the Symbol of a Remarkable Transformation

Iker Gil interviews John Zils


Mas event 2022 1972 accumulations 05

Nakagin Capsule Tower: Japanese Metabolist Landmark on the Edge of Destruction

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2014 dawn hancock 01

Dawn Hancock: Top 10 List of Shit I Have Done to Create a Life I Love

MAS Context Spring Talks 2014
Mas event 2021 future landmarks 01

Future Landmarks: Strategies for Cultural and Architectural Preservation

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2012 corkins exchange 01

Corkins Exchange 2012

MAS Context Fall Talks 2012
Mas events 2021 modernism as character nathan eddy 01

Modernism as Character: Nathan Eddy

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2018 in your city by the lake 01

In Your City by the Lake

MAS Context Fall Talks 2018
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 2015 michael kubo 01

Michael Kubo: Collective–LOK

MAS Context Spring Talks 2015
Mas event 2021 battleship berlin 01

Battleship Berlin

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event nighttime as a unique territory 01

Nighttime as a Unique Territory

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 2015 luftwerk solarise 01

Luftwerk: solarise

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 2022 ecosistema urbano 01

Ecosistema Urbano: Designing Atmospheres for Social Interaction

MAS Context Spring Talks 2022
Mas event 2022 1972 accumulations 01


MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2021 vigilantism issue launch 01

Vigilantism issue launch

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2019 clive wilkinson 01

Clive Wilkinson: The Theatre of Work

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2017 starship chicago cover

Starship Chicago

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

Bilbao issue launch in Bilbao

MAS Context Spring Talks 2017
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 2016 couplings 11

Couplings 2016

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

Harry Seidler: Modernist

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

Bilbao issue launch in Chicago

MAS Context Spring Talks 2017
Mas event 2017 john szot 01

John Szot: Mass Market Alternatives

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
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 2019 tracing traces 14

Tracing / Traces: Architecture and the Archive 2019

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2018 envisioning new spatial organizations 01

Envisioning New Spatial Organizations

MAS Context Spring Talks 2018


Mas observations 2018 in context katya tylevich 01

In Context: Katya Tylevich

Katya Tylevich recontextualizes the MAS Context archives
Mas observations 2022 sainsbury wing 01

Sainsbury Wing: Objection from Denise Scott Brown

Text by Denise Scott Brown
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 2022 exact dutch yellow 01

What, Exactly, is Exact Dutch Yellow?

Text by Marin R. Sullivan
Mas observations 2020 access for all 01

Access for All: São Paulo’s Architectural Infrastructures

Text by Daniel Talesnik
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 2021 an industrial legacy worth saving 01

An Industrial Legacy Worth Saving

Essay by Iker Gil
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 2019 southern exposure 07

Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago’s South Side

Iker Gil interviews Lee Bey
Mas observations 2021 architectures offering to academe 01

Studio: Architecture’s Offering to Academe

Essay by Denise Scott Brown
Mas observations 2019 groundscraper city 01

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

Essay by Andy Sturdevant
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 2019 la ricarda a work in progress 01

La Ricarda: A Work in Progress

Essay by Fernando Alvarez and Jordi Roig
Mas observations 2021 helmut jahn 1940 2021 01

Helmut Jahn (1940-2021)

Remembering architect Helmut Jahn and his work
Mas observations 2019 a career in five projects 01

A Career in Five Projects: Carlos Ferrater

Iker Gil interviews Carlos Ferrater
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 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 2022 betty blum 01

Betty Blum (1931–2022)

Architects and colleagues remember Betty Blum