Issues

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More

Issue 1
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More of More

MAS Context asked several people working in different fields to give us their definition of the concept of More.
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Want More?

MAS Context wanted MORE and collected a list of 100.
Mas issue more more marina 01

More Marina

Essay by Andrew Dribin
Mas issue more more identities 01

More Identities

Prada Transformer by OMA / Rem Koolhaas
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Jason = More

Iker Gil interviews Jason Pickleman
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Mas Is More

Issue introduction by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context
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Yes is More

Essay by Bjarke Ingels
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More by Spirit of Space

Spirit of Space share with us their take on MORE and MAS Context
Mas issue more mas is mas 01

Mas es Mas

Lyrics by Fangoria from “Más es Más,” the first single from their album Absolutamente (2009)
Mas issue speed more than a museum 01

More than a Museum

Research and diagrams by Iker Gil

Posconflicto Laboratory: More and More about Less and Less and Less and Less about More and More

Essay by Roberto Soundy and project by URBANÍSTICA—Empresa Metropolitana de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano de la Ciudad de Guatemala and Asociación Centroamericana Taller de Arquitectura (a—c—t—a)
Mas issue hidden cover opening

The More Important Something Is, The More It Is Hidden

Issue statement by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context
Mas issue energy cover opening

Entering the Second Year with more Energy

Issue introduction by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context
Mas issue repetition 10 rorschach images 01

10 Rorschach Images

Project by Ana Miljacki, Lee Moreau, and Sarah Hirschman
Mas issue work publics works 01

Publics Works

Essay by Maria Moreno-Carranco
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 the alhondiga cultural center 01

The Alhóndiga Cultural Center and Other Architectural Dreams

Essay by Patricia Sanz Lacarra and Lucía C. Pérez-Moreno
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 tokyo adrian hogan 01

Adrian Hogan

Illustrations by Adrian Hogan
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 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 network traces 01

Network Traces

Photographs by Cecilia Galera and Marc Goodman
Mas issue ownership suburbia gone wild 01

Suburbia Gone Wild

Text and images by photographer Martin Adolfsson
Mas issue trace embracing idiosyncratic weirdness 01

Embracing Idiosyncratic Weirdness

Iker Gil and Andrew Clark interview Moby
Mas issue information making visible the invisible 01

Making Visible the Invisible

Iker Gil interviews interactive media artist George Legrady
Mas issue public shanghai streets 01

Shanghai Streets

Photographer Rob Smith captures images of everyday life in the streets of Shanghai
Mas issue events cdf 2011 17

CDF 2011 proposal

Architects Sharon Haar and Iker Gil propose the first Chicago Design Festival
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
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Revealing the Secrets Behind the Designs

Diagrams by Salottobuono
Mas issue work workplace 03

Workplace

Essay by Liz Potokar
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Communication

Issue 14
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.
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White House 2.0

Text and project by Arielle Assouline-Lichten & Wayne Congar of the think-tank lab/RAD
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Communicating Through Exhibitions

Our questionnaire to Ariadna Cantis, Elias Redstone, Felipe Chaimovich, Michael Kubo, Mirko Zardini, Pedro Gadanho, Vladimir Belogolovsky, and Zoë Ryan.
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Harlem Time Tracker

Text and photographs by Camilo José Vergara
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”
Mas issue bilbao city and nature 01

Setting Up New Relationships Between City and Nature

Iker Gil interviews Diana Balmori
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Repetition

Issue 21

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

Iker Gil interviews Simon Menner
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 production chicago production producer as consumer 01

Chicago Production: Producer as Consumer

Iker Gil interviews Jake Nickell, founder and Chief Community Officer of Threadless
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Vigilantism

Issue 33
Mas issue speed race to build 01

Race to Build

Diagrams by Iker Gil and André Corrêa
Mas issue repetition we print because we can 01

We Print Because We Can

Essay by Patrick Sykes
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 belly flops 01

Belly Flops

Short Essay by Michelle Benoit
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 narrative cover opening

Architectural Narratives

Issue statement by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context
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 repetition concealed carry repeat 01

Concealed Carry, Repeat

Text, photograph, and pattern by James Goggin
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 domestic exploration ardmore columbus 01

Domestic Explorations: Ardmore House + Columbus House 1

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 2015 nina rappaport ezra stoller 02

Nina Rappaport: Ezra Stoller

MAS Context Fall Talks 2015
Mas event 2017 20th anniversary guggenheim som 02

Celebrating 20 years of the Guggenheim Bilbao

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas events 2011 out of context 01

Out of Context

MAS Context Spring Talks 2011
Mas event 2018 harry seidler modernist 01

Harry Seidler: Modernist

MAS Context Fall Talks 2018
Mas event 2022 the area 03

The Area panel discussion

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2020 uppland panel discussion 01

Uppland panel discussion

MAS Context Fall Talks 2020
Mas event 2019 tobias armborst 01

Tobias Armborst: The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion

MAS Context Spring Talks 2019
Mas event 2016 geoff manaugh 01

Geoff Manaugh: A Burglar’s Guide to the City

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2017 bilbao issue launch chicago 10

Bilbao issue launch in Chicago

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

Mass Market Alternatives

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2019 nocturnal landscapes instituto cervantes 01

Nocturnal Landscapes: Urban Flows of Global Metropolises / Chicago

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2015 pitchfork 01

Pitchfork studio visit

MAS Context Spring Talks 2015
Mas event 2018 carlos bedoya 01

Carlos Bedoya: Invisible Geometries

MAS Context Fall Talks 2018
Mas event 2015 nina rappaport vertical urban factory 01

Nina Rappaport: Vertical Urban Factory

MAS Context Fall Talks 2015
Mas events 2021 modernism as character nathan eddy 01

Modernism as Character: Nathan Eddy

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2022 a capsule as a house 01

A Capsule as a House

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas issue living nakagin capsule tower 03

The Aesthetic of Transience

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2019 despina stratigakos 01

Despina Stratigakos: Unconscious Bias in Architecture

MAS Context Spring Talks 2019
Mas event 2022 leandro valencia locsin 01

The Complex and Multifaceted Work of Leandro Valencia Locsin

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2019 la ricarda an architectural and cultural project 01

La Ricarda: An Architectural and Cultural Project

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2016 a lot you got to holler 01

A Lot You Got to Holler

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2019 marita gomis la ricarda 01

Marita Gomis: La Ricarda

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2016 analog identity 01

Analog 2016

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

Koldo Lus Arana: Architectural Narratives / Building stories

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2022 the area 04

The Area

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2022 ecosistema urbano 01

Ecosistema Urbano: Designing Atmospheres for Social Interaction

MAS Context Spring Talks 2022
Mas event 2016 kelly bair 01

Kelly Bair: Tight Fade

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2016 new aging 01

New Aging with Matthias Hollwich and Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko

MAS Context Fall Talks 2016
Mas event 2021 lacol 01

Lacol: Cooperative Ecosystems

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas event 2017 fundraising mexico puerto rico 01

Fundraising for Mexico and Puerto Rico

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2022 germane barnes intersect 06

Germane Barnes: Intersect

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2017 analog 01

Analog 2017

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2021 natalie de blois 01

Natalie de Blois at 100

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas event 2015 chatter architecture talks back 01

Chatter: Architecture Talks Back

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 uppland film screening 01

Uppland

MAS Context Fall Talks 2020
Mas event 2017 john szot 01

John Szot: Mass Market Alternatives

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
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Starship Chicago

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2020 walter netsch at 100 01

Walter Netsch at 100

MAS Context Spring Talks 2020
Mas event 2021 architectures social ecological political agency 01

Architecture’s Social, Ecological, and Political Agency

MAS Context Fall Talks 2021
Mas event 2022 1972 accumulations 01

1972/Accumulations

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2016 couplings 11

Couplings 2016

MAS Context Fall Talks 2016
Mas event 2017 bilbao issue launch bilbao 01

Bilbao issue launch in Bilbao

MAS Context Spring Talks 2017
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 event 2018 envisioning new spatial organizations 01

Envisioning New Spatial Organizations

MAS Context Spring Talks 2018
Mas event 2017 tracing traces 01

Tracing / Traces: Architecture and the Archive 2017

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 2018 in your city by the lake 01

In Your City by the Lake

MAS Context Fall Talks 2018
Mas event 2018 couplings 01

Couplings 2018

MAS Context Spring 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

Observations

Mas observations 2021 cooperative housing 01

Cooperative Housing as a Means More Than an End

Essay by Ethel Baraona Pohl
Mas observations 2021 a dialogue of difference 01

A Dialog of Difference: Reflections on Bruce Goff’s Ford House

Texts by Petra Bachmaier, Leo Berk, Assaf Evron, Grant Gibson, Sidney K. Robinson, David Skidmore, and Mary Woolever
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 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 betty blum 01

Betty Blum (1931–2022)

Architects and colleagues remember Betty Blum
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After Demolition

Photo essay by David Schalliol
Mas observations 2019 stanley tigerman 1930 2019 01

Stanley Tigerman (1930–2019)

Architects remember Stanley Tigerman
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 2021 architectures offering to academe 01

Studio: Architecture’s Offering to Academe

Essay by Denise Scott Brown
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 2022 sainsbury wing 01

Sainsbury Wing: Objection from Denise Scott Brown

Text by Denise Scott Brown
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
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Where the Sky Meets the Earth

Text and photographs of Structures of Landscape in Tippet Rise by James Florio
Mas observations 2022 seeing richard nickel 01

Seeing Richard Nickel

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 2022 exact dutch yellow 01

What, Exactly, is Exact Dutch Yellow?

Text by Marin R. Sullivan
Mas observations 2022 will we chicago 01

Will We, Chicago?

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius