Issues

Mas issue communication talking to myself 05

Talking to Myself

Visual essay by Rick Valicenti, founder and design director of Thirst/Chicago
Mas issue speed talk to your city 01

Talk to Your City

Project by Candy Chang, co-founder of Civic Center, a civic design studio in New Orleans
Mas issue communication modern talking 01

Modern Talking [don’t you…forget about me]

Essay and Illustrations by architect and cartoonist Klaus
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 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 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 issue debate circulating borders 01

Circulating Borders: The BMW Guggenheim Lab

Essay by Marina Otero Verzier
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 visibility visual complexity 01

Visual Complexity

Iker Gil and Andrew Clark interview Manuel Lima
Mas issue production chicago production creating a lifestyle 03

Chicago Production: Creating a Lifestyle

Iker Gil interviews Michael Salvatore, owner and CEO of Heritage Bicycles General Store
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
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 trace tracing wright 01

Tracing Wright

A conversation between Richard Wright, Zoë Ryan, and Iker Gil
Mas issue narrative amazing archigram 02

Amazing Archigram!

Clara Olóriz and Koldo Lus Arana interview Sir Peter Cook
Mas issue narrative images come first 01

Images Come First

Andrea Alberghini interviews Manuele Fior
Mas issue repetition original copies 03

Original Copies: Inside China’s Imitation Binge

Text and photographs by Bianca Bosker
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 surveillance what does big brother see while he is watching 01

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

Iker Gil interviews Simon Menner
Mas issue surveillance 14 abbott h thayer vanishing ducks 01

Abbott H. Thayer’s Vanishing Ducks: Surveillance, Art, and Camouflage

Essay by Roy R. Behrens
Mas issue ordinary designing for other things to happen 08

Designing for Other Things to Happen

Essay by Rojkind Arquitectos
Mas issue legacy all history is contemporary history 07

All History is Contemporary History

Iker Gil interviews Adrian Shaughnessy
Mas issue hidden almost there 01

Almost There

Iker Gil and Julie Michiels in conversation with Dan Rybicky
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 character the space of representations thumbnail

The Space of Representations

Stewart Hicks interviews Sam Jacob
Mas issue character looking to introduce something inconvenient 01

Looking to Introduce Something Inconvenient

Stewart Hicks interviews Jimenez Lai
Mas issue character breaking bad 01

Breaking Bad: When Architecture is Turned into a Criminal

Essay by Tania Tovar Torres
Mas issue information cover opening

Information

Issue 7
Mas issue bilbao building the symbol of a remarkable transformation 01

Building the Symbol of a Remarkable Transformation

Iker Gil interviews John Zils
Mas issue surveillance networked urbanism 01

Networked Urbanism: Using Technology to Improve our Cities

Iker Gil interviews John Tolva
Mas issue events embt goes east 01

EMBT Goes East

Mateu Baylina and Xavi Ayala interview Benedetta Tagliabue
Mas issue events designing venues 01

Designing Venues

Iker Gil interviews Doug Garofalo

Events

Mas event 2015 chatter architecture talks back 01

Chatter: Architecture Talks Back

MAS Context Spring Talks 2015
Mas issue living nakagin capsule tower 03

The Aesthetic of Transience

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2022 leandro valencia locsin 01

The Complex and Multifaceted Work of Leandro Valencia Locsin

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2017 analog 01

Analog 2017

MAS Context Fall Talks 2017
Mas event 2016 analog identity 01

Analog 2016

MAS Context Spring Talks 2016
Mas event 2020 luftwerk on mies van der rohe 01

Luftwerk on Mies van der Rohe: Reinterpreting Space Through Light and Color

MAS Context Spring Talks 2020
Mas event 2022 a capsule as a house 01

A Capsule as a House

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas event 2022 conor o shea 02

Conor O’Shea: Designing Urban Biodiversity

MAS Context Fall Talks 2022
Mas issue ownership invention and tradition 23

Denise Scott Brown: In Other Eyes

MAS Context Spring Talks 2023
Mas event 2018 harry seidler modernist 05

Harry Seidler at 100

MAS Context Spring Talks 2023
Mas event 2023 now arriving announcement small

Now / Arriving 2023

MAS Context Spring Talks 2023
Mas event 2023 victor lundy at 100 02

Victor Lundy at 100

MAS Context Spring Talks 2023
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 terry evans 01

Terry Evans: Ancient Prairies and Fragmented Landscapes

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 john szot 01

John Szot: Mass Market Alternatives

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

Mass Market Alternatives

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

Bilbao issue launch in Chicago

MAS Context Spring Talks 2017
Mas event 2015 michael kubo 01

Michael Kubo: Collective–LOK

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 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 2015 grimley pasnik heroic 01

Chris Grimley and Mark Pasnik: Heroic

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

Nina Rappaport: Vertical Urban Factory

MAS Context Fall Talks 2015
Mas event 2015 nina rappaport ezra stoller 02

Nina Rappaport: Ezra Stoller

MAS Context Fall Talks 2015
Mas event 2015 thomas kelley nk 10

Thomas Kelley: NK

MAS Context Fall Talks 2015
Mas event 2019 clive wilkinson 01

Clive Wilkinson: The Theatre of Work

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2022 ecosistema urbano 01

Ecosistema Urbano: Designing Atmospheres for Social Interaction

MAS Context Spring Talks 2022
Mas event 2021 radical logic 01

Ensamble Studio: Radical Logic

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas issue character growing up modern a family story 18

Living Modern: Surveying Influential Houses and their Inhabitants

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas event 2021 natalie de blois 01

Natalie de Blois at 100

MAS Context Spring Talks 2021
Mas event 2020 building subjects 01

Building Subjects: Ideas on Housing from Chinese Vernacular Architecture

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

Uppland panel discussion

MAS Context Fall Talks 2020
Mas event 2020 uppland film screening 01

Uppland

MAS Context Fall Talks 2020
Mas event 2019 tracing traces 14

Tracing / Traces: Architecture and the Archive 2019

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2019 marita gomis la ricarda 01

Marita Gomis: La Ricarda

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

Nocturnal Landscapes: Urban Flows of Global Metropolises / Chicago

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2019 cartography and photography 01

Cartography and Photography: Revealing Global Metropolises

MAS Context Fall Talks 2019
Mas event 2019 tobias armborst 01

Tobias Armborst: The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion

MAS Context Spring Talks 2019
Mas event 2019 despina stratigakos 01

Despina Stratigakos: Unconscious Bias in Architecture

MAS Context Spring Talks 2019
Mas event 2019 verity jane keefe 01

Verity-Jane Keefe: Operating Between the Cracks

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

Geometry of Light: Barcelona Pavilion

MAS Context Spring Talks 2019
Mas event 2018 alexandra lange 07

Alexandra Lange: Preserving Childhood

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

In Your City by the Lake

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

Harry Seidler: Modernist

MAS Context Fall Talks 2018
Mas event 2014 bruce g moffat 01

Bruce G. Moffat: Chicago Freight Tunnels

MAS Context Fall Talks 2014
Mas event 2015 michel rojkind 01

Michel Rojkind: Recent Work

MAS Context Fall Talks 2015
Mas event 2015 jnl graphic design 01

JNL graphic design studio visit

MAS Context Spring Talks 2015
Mas event 2014 david schalliol the area 01

David Schalliol: The Area

MAS Context Fall Talks 2014
Mas event 2014 alison fisher 01

Alison Fisher: The Contextual Megastructure

MAS Context Fall Talks 2014
Mas event 2014 molly wright steenson 01

Molly Wright Steenson: Architectures of Information

MAS Context Fall Talks 2014
Mas event 2012 analog 01

Analog 2012

MAS Context Fall Talks 2012
Mas event 2011 analog cover

Analog 2011

MAS Context Fall Talks 2011

Observations

Mas context observations 2023 cesar sans house santa maria getxo 01

House of the Architect

Text by Iker Gil
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 1 1 2 01

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

Essay by Denise Scott Brown
Mas observations 2022 betty blum 01

Betty Blum (1931–2022)

Architects and colleagues remember Betty Blum
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 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
Mas observations 2023 griot germane barnes venice biennale 01

Griot, Storytelling, and the Manipulation of History

Iker Gil interviews Germane Barnes
Mas observations 2022 from the mississippi watershed 01

From the Mississippi Watershed

Iker Gil interviews David Schalliol
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 stanley tigerman 1930 2019 01

Stanley Tigerman (1930–2019)

Architects remember Stanley Tigerman
Mas observations 2019 memory card sea power 04

Memory Card Sea Power

Iker Gil interviews David Southwood
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 almost perfect 01

Almost Perfect

Iker Gil interviews Luis Mendo and Yuka Martin Mendo
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 2019 southern exposure 07

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

Iker Gil interviews Lee Bey
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 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 2020 access for all 01

Access for All: São Paulo’s Architectural Infrastructures

Text by Daniel Talesnik
Mas observations 2019 the mies project 12

The MIES Project

Michelangelo Sabatino interviews Arina Dähnick