All posts tagged with Reviews

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
How Do the British Plan?
Introducing the new book from our Planning, History & Environment series, by Ian Wray. With lessons from British experiences on how to built great planning successes.
By Ian Wray 27 Oct 2015 0
From Vegetables to Megastructures
Along the boulevard, a sign points to the Cité Radieuse – and suddenly there, looming above the trees, is the Unité d’Habitation.
By Stephen Marshall 20 Oct 2015 0