Architecture and design become crucial in the clash – inevitably appearing to be looming – between the Anglosphere and the Sinosphere, a new polarity dominating the international scene.
Trump and the dream of neo-neoclassical government buildings
The POTUS versus the last fifty years of federal architecture: conservatives no longer want concrete, not even in the state where skyscrapers were invented.
We often talk about the role of women in architecture and design, here is a selection of critical texts – of architecture and not – from which to address and understand the ongoing cultural debate.
Project Heracles #3, August 2011
Continuing the series of guest-curated selections from Project Heracles, Saskia Sassen comments on her favorites among the hundreds that Domus received.
Open Source Urbanism, June 2011
The author proposes that urbanizing technology can can allow people to better "talk back" to cities and implement user-driven change.
What Brexit means to architecture practices: benefits and uncertainties of a historical moment told by the Director of London-based David Kohn Architects.
A symbolic space of state authority and the nerve of Istanbul, Taksim Square is the place where governments have tried to leave a mark, or erase that of their predecessors, generating an unresolved and indefinite public space.
The Italian philosopher and essayist reflects on the reactions of contemporary architects to the paradoxes of the green economy.
Big data comes with the promise of new sustainability and mobility standards in the urban sphere but there is a risk of it deploying subtle persuasion and governance technologies.