Article, Volume #54

Why we Publish (books on Biennials)*

Posted on January 25, 2019 — by

“Hundreds of thousands get made,
blood, sweat and editorial tears go into them, yet barely a whimper is told about their relative merits.”

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Article, Learning Network, Volume #45

Alchemy of the Classroom

Posted on October 6, 2015 — by

The 2013 film The Competition follows an employee from Jean Nouvel office, a ‘head of projects’, navigating his level on the pyramidal scheme of organizing conventional contemporary architecture offices. (1) The image of this man, suffering the pressure of the genius-boss, trying to respond to deadlines with the effort of sufficiently trained and motivated young architects working behind him, neatly draws one of the professional glass ceilings that most accredited architects can expect in their working life.

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Article, Readers' Picks, Volume 10 Years

Volume #24 — Kevin Kelly: Infinite Faith

Posted on August 24, 2015 — by

Volume #24: Counterculture

We’re asking Volume readers and friends to pick their favorite article. Ethel Baraona Pohl, co-founder of dpr-barcelona, has chosen an interview with Kevin Kelly that was published in Volume #24 Counterculture.

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Article, Volume #40

When the Streets, Cities, and Towns Always Belong to Others

Posted on August 18, 2014 — by

After thirty-six years of internal armed conflict, Guatemala presently faces an enormous inequity in housing and land ownership. Posconflicto Laboratory emerged as a long-term research platform to uncover how tactical architecture might address this imbalance. DPR Barcelona sat down with Posconflicto Laboratory to discuss the challenges of working in such highly politicized terrain, and the agency of architecture in addressing core issues of inequity and housing rights.

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