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’.
24 Sep 2016
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.”
30 Aug 2016
David B. Brooks responds to our new Greywater issue of the Built Environment journal.
23 Jul 2016
Prof Thomas Leslie of Iowa State Unviersity reviews Christian Menn's Bridges the book and reflects on these stunning works.
20 Jul 2016
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'.
30 Jun 2016
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
9 Feb 2016
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...
15 Dec 2015
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.
27 Oct 2015
Along the boulevard, a sign points to the Cité Radieuse – and suddenly there, looming above the trees, is the Unité d’Habitation.
20 Oct 2015