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Last Days of The Good Cause at Studio-X Istanbul

Posted on March 11, 2015 — by

The Good Cause at Studio-X Istanbul

Last Friday, we celebrated the official opening of The Good Cause: Architecture of Peace exhibition at Studio-X in Istanbul.

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The Good Cause Goes Istanbul — Opening 6 March

Posted on March 2, 2015 — by

The Good Cause Istanbul

War and conflict are of all ages. To confront this reality, peace missions, rebuilding operations and international law have been developed as tools to help create stability and peace after conflict. This is very impressive indeed, but the road to sustainable peace is arduous and troublesome. Furthermore, rebuilding and urban planning strategies can rekindle old conflicts. The exhibition The Good Cause not only gives insight into the complexities of dealing with post-conflict situations. Through inspiring case studies from Afghanistan, Kosovo, South Africa, Rwanda, Israel and Palestine, it also shows what reconstruction could look like if it were designed with an eye for local structures.

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Archis Speaks Volumes #2: The Art and Science of Real Estate

Posted on February 23, 2015 — by

Come along on Monday 16 March at Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam for the second edition of Archis Speaks Volumes.

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Event, Volume #42

Cedric Price: The Dynamics of Time

Posted on February 9, 2015 — by

Cedric Price

Bureau Europa presents the third iteration of an exhibition of the work of architect Cedric Price and the first public appearance of some of his selected projects in the Netherlands. As a satellite component tot he exhibition, a special Cedric Price insert magazine is created in collaboration with Volume. Volume readers will find the insert in the back of Volume #42.

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Quiz: Guess the Architect and Win a Volume Shopping Bag!

Posted on February 6, 2015 — by

For the next issue of Volume we are looking into self-built environments and how citizens create their own. In that context we bumped into this image:


Any idea who was the original architect?

If you know the answer, please send it to before Friday 13 February. The winner, who will be selected randomly, will receive one of our famous Volume shopping bags!

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Volume #42

Preview of Volume #42

Posted on January 5, 2015 — by

Right before New Year we launched Volume’s 42nd issue, ‘Art and Science of Real Estate’. In the coming weeks we’re going to publish a selection of articles, and for those who are interested how the issue looks and feels we have uploaded a preview.

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Volume #42

Volume #42 — Out Now!

Posted on December 18, 2014 — by

Volume #42: Art & Science of Real Estate

In today’s rapidly changing world, the role of real estate has been affected deeply. To such a degree that the Center for Urban Real Estate at Columbia University sees an opportunity to transform the profession from within, stressing its creative potential and introducing an ethical code. This issue of Volume is dedicated to CURE’s ambition to create a continuum between architecture and real estate, as part of the design disciplines.

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Conflict Dashboard Maps Conflicts around the World

Posted on December 8, 2014 — by

GDELT Project

The GDELT Project, “a real-time network diagram and database of global human society for open research”, has created an intriguing map that provides insight in protests and conflict situations around the world.

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‘Every Issue Is an Attempt to Understand a Little More of the World We Live in’

Posted on December 2, 2014 — by

Volume editorial board

VI·BOK is a studio dedicated to thinking and critical action on living spaces. Last month they published an interview with Volume editor-in-chief Arjen Oosterman and former Volume managing editor Brendan Cormier about their main editorial coordinates and the process of editing.

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Missions & Missionaries

Posted on November 26, 2014 — by

Make sure you don’t miss Malkit Shoshan‘s seminar on 27 November about the impact of peace-keeping missions. To get a preview on her ideas on the matters at stake, read her article in Volume #40: Architecture of Peace Reloaded.

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