Angus Hardwick argues for a more rigorous and holistic approach to appraising architecture, that might encompass qualitative feedback from users and other stakeholders. He discusses a possible methodology for this, using Candalepas Associates’s All Saints Grammar School BER project as a case study.
The way we edit architecture in the mainstream print media limits the possibilities of critique and conditions our value systems. This essay will explain why, and suggest an alternative position put forth by us, the editors of POST Magazine.
Eleanor Chapman explores the culture of alternative spatial practice in Berlin, how practitioners have responded to its changing economic context, and their influence on or resistance to new urban development.
Cristina Ampatzidou & Ania Molenda look at desk space – the minimum rental unit in post-industrial office spaces and warehouses – as a starting point to tell the stories of these buildings and the co-habitations they house.
Architecture’s failure to satisfy new human behaviors has drawn individuals to places free of familiarity in order to manifest their sublimated desires, seeking not nature or its memory, but that of the industrial, waste and construction sites to engage our imagination. These minimal zones are the new public spaces of tomorrow, writes Kurt Franz.