Issues

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Water Shore Habitat

Project by David Garcia Studio awarded First Prize in the International Unesco Delta City of the Future competition
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Out of Water

Graphic Novel by Jimenez Lai
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Tactics of Control: Race + Water in the Mississippi Delta

Essay by Atelier Mey
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Alaska vs Mario vs John Waters vs Boundary

A conversation between Alaska and Mario Vaquerizo
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Three Key Organizations: Bilbao Metrópoli 30, BILBAO Ría 2000, and the Bilbao Bizkaia Water Consortium

Text by Iker Gil
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In Front of the Sea

Architect Eduard Bru explores some of the cities that have addressed the powerful edge of the waterfront
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Makin’ It

Script by Julia and John McMorrough
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Turning Point One: 1983 Flooding

Text by Iker Gil
Mas issue bilbao bilbaos strategic evolution 01

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

Essay by Ibon Areso
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Farmer’s Work

Architect Kathryn Clarke Albright studies farmers markets and reveals the pleasures and demands of the farmer’s work
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More Marina

Essay by Andrew Dribin
Mas issue bilbao city and nature 01

Setting Up New Relationships Between City and Nature

Iker Gil interviews Diana Balmori
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
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Survivor Maracaibo

Architects Karla Sierralta and Brian Strawn share their experience living in Maracaibo, where informal inventions address social and economic conditions
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Lanai Networks

Landscape architect Marcel Wilson explains the history, challenges and opportunities that Lanai Island in Hawaii is facing
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What Amuses You?

Your responses to the question by MAS Context
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What is Your Favorite Public Space?

We asked you, our public, about your favorite public space
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Logistical Ecologies

Project by Hinterlands Urbanism and Landscape with MODUS Collective
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Filter Island

Project by UrbanLab
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The Big Shift

Project by PORT Urbanism
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The Available City

Project by David Brown
Mas issue ownership where do good ideas come from 01

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Essay by Benjamin Brichta, the Network Architecture Lab, an experimental unit at the Columbia University GSAPP directed by Kazys Varnelis
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A Sound Life

Iker Gil interviews movie sound designer Oriol Tarragó
Mas issue improbable emission 01

Radiation and Telecom: Émission

Project by Jordan Geiger
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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)
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Typo

Project by NEMESTUDIO
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An Obituary for the Greek City of Repetition

Essay by Panos Dragonas
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One Architect, Three Approaches: Bertrand Goldberg’s Early Experiments with Prefabrication, 1937-1952

Essay by Michelle Benoit
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Original Copies: Inside China’s Imitation Binge

Text and photographs by Bianca Bosker
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Claude, Are you Dreaming, or is this Really Happening?

Iker Gil interviews astronaut Claude Nicollier
Mas issue surveillance in the news 01

Surveillance in the News

A selection of quotes on surveillance from the news.
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
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Materiality of Deletion

Essay by Christo de Klerk
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Designing for Other Things to Happen

Essay by Rojkind Arquitectos
Mas issue legacy filter island 01

Filter Island

Project by Urbanlab
Mas issue legacy the big shift 01

The Big Shift

Project by PORT Urbanism
Mas issue legacy architecture and the city 01

Architecture and the City: Berlin, Tempelhof

Project by Ted Brown
Mas issue hidden archipelagos of detritus 01

Archipelagos of Detritus: The Need for a Theory on Spatial Waste

Essay by Sergio Lopez-Pineiro
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Montreal: Port/City

Project by Tomek Bartczak

Observations

Mas observations 2022 from the mississippi watershed 01

From the Mississippi Watershed

Iker Gil interviews David Schalliol
Mas observations 2022 on the origins of high water 01

On the Origins of High Water

Iker Gil and Mimi Zeiger interview Virginia Hanusik
Mas observations 2022 way beyond bigness 01

Way Beyond Bigness: The Need for a Watershed Architecture

Essay by Derek Hoeferlin
Mas observations 2021 this is not the huarte house 01

This is not the Huarte House

Essay by Patxi Eguiluz and Carlos Copertone
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2021 Chicago Women in Architecture Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award: Nancy A. Abshire

Presentation by architect Nancy Abshire
Mas observations 2021 architectures offering to academe 01

Studio: Architecture’s Offering to Academe

Essay by Denise Scott Brown
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Only Girl Architect Lonely

Essay by Susan King
Mas observations writing in stone veneer 01

Writing in Stone Veneer: New Orleans Public Schools’ Past and Future

Essay and photographs by David Schalliol
Mas observations 2020 without michael 01

Without Michael

Jonathan Solomon remembers Michael Sorkin
Mas observations 2020 twelve cautionary urban tales 01

Twelve Cautionary Urban Tales

Text by Ethel Baraona Pohl
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 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 liminal frontier 01

Liminal Frontier: Climate Adaptation and the American Coast

Essay and photographs by Virginia Hanusik
Mas observations 2019 a receding coast 01

A Receding Coast

Essay and photographs by Virginia Hanusik
Mas observations 2019 a career in five projects 01

A Career in Five Projects: Carlos Ferrater

Iker Gil interviews Carlos Ferrater
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 2022 exact dutch yellow 01

What, Exactly, is Exact Dutch Yellow?

Text by Marin R. Sullivan
Mas observations 2023 1 1 2 01

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

Essay by Denise Scott Brown
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Seeking Zohn

Text by curators Mimi Zeiger and Tony Macarena (Lorena Canales and Alejandro Olávarri) as well as Alejandro Hernández Gálvez
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House of the Architect

Text by Iker Gil
Mas observations 2023 griot germane barnes venice biennale 01

Griot, Storytelling, and the Manipulation of History

Iker Gil interviews Germane Barnes
Mas observations 2023 beyond the landmarks 01

Beyond the Landmarks: A Personal Look at Columbus, Indiana

Text and photographs by David Schalliol
Mas observations 2023 art at the james r thompson center 01

Art at the James R. Thompson Center

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
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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
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Outside the Box: Modern and Contemporary Houses in Riverside

Text by Michelangelo Sabatino with photographs by Will Quam
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Lavadoiro

Text and photos by Ana Amado
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Five Bay Landscapes: Saginaw Bay

Essay by Sean Burkholder and Karen Lutsky
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Unnamed Spaces

Marta Bogéa, Mônica Junqueira de Camargo, and Pedro Kok in conversation with Alvaro Puntoni and João Sodré of GRUPOSP
Mas observations 2024 the japanese house inside and out nendo 01

The Japanese House Inside and Out

Essay by Naomi Pollock
Mas observations 2024 theres a place called kokomo opalescent glass 01

There’s A Place Called Kokomo (Opalescent Glass)

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
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Mid-Continent Modern

Introduction by Jeffery S. Poss with text and photographs by Phillip Kalantzis-Cope
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Restoring the Sears, Roebuck & Company’s Sunken Garden

Monthly column by Elizabeth Blasius
Mas observations 2024 a career in five projects carol ross barney glendale heights post office 01

A Career in Five Projects: Carol Ross Barney

Iker Gil interviews Carol Ross Barney
Mas observations 2024 the culture of shellfish harvesters 01

The Culture of Shellfish Harvesters

Texts by Miguel Losada and Pedro G. Losada, with photography by Pedro G. Losada