All posts tagged with Reviews

The Craft of Innovative Industry
Martin Crookston reflects on the arguments being made in BE’s latest issue, and glimpses a possible future of manufacturing in the UK.
By Martin Crookston 16 May 2017 0
Gamer Changer: Adaptable Architecture, theory and practice
What is Adaptable Architecture? Karin Krokfors reviews Schmidt & Austin's new book about the strategies and features in theory and practice.
By Karin Krokfors 27 Apr 2017 0
A Sure Bet: Megaprojects - Not on Time and Not on Budget
In the wake of grand claims to make America great via new infrastructure, infrastructure Karen Trapenberg Frick explains “7 C’s of Megaprojects” and introduces the story of San Fransico's Oakland Bay Bridge.
By Karen Trapenberg Frick 7 Apr 2017 0
The Biennale that Never Was
Yasser Elsheshtawy reflects on the hopes, dreams and realities of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, and shares images and impressions from pavilions that ‘reported from below’.
By Yasser Elsheshtawy 24 Sep 2016 0
If you have to ask the price…
John R Gold presents Olympic Cities - A story that is “as complex and multifaceted as the Olympic festivals themselves … provide at least three compelling, but seldom stated reasons as why the Games have persisted and indeed thrived over the last 120 years.”
By John R. Gold 30 Aug 2016 0
A welcome introduction of Greywater to the Built Environment
David B. Brooks responds to our new Greywater issue of the Built Environment journal.
By David Brooks 23 Jul 2016 0
Christian Menn’s Bridges
Prof Thomas Leslie of Iowa State Unviersity reviews Christian Menn's Bridges the book and reflects on these stunning works.
By Thomas Leslie 20 Jul 2016 0
Is Australia a Suburban Nation?
Prof DLA Gordon reflects on the 'suburban' nature of Australia in light of our recent issue of Built Environment 'Australian Cities in the 21st Centrury'.
By David L.A. Gordon 30 Jun 2016 0
Suburban Space, Suburban Culture, Suburban Myth?
Given that suburbs are commonly viewed as places that culture forgot, it is refreshing to see a built environment journal publication dedicated to suburban space and cultures. My own work on suburban theory points to the fact that
By Laura Vaughan 9 Feb 2016 0
The Hand that Mocked
I am not surprised that the 1960’s drama of Moses v Jacobs, battling it out over the planning of New York City has been made into an opera. The story of local uprisings against wholesale clearance of ‘slums’ is a familiar one, repeated in neighbourhoods the world over from Middleport, to Millers Point and Greenwich...
By Lucy Natarajan 15 Dec 2015 0

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