Humanity and the sea
All along the watchtower
Life on Mars
What right do we have to conquer other planets? With The Age of Entanglements, the Swedish duo non:agency use Mars as a projection space to think and rethink our conditions here on Earth.
They see themselves as detectives within design and crafts, and they are constantly on the move. Design Museum Helsinki is showing a large exhibition on design duo Company.
The violent nature of Iceland is no easy challenge. Rasmus Graakjær talks to Basalt Architects about the art of creating architecture in a volcanic landscape.
The Stockholm syndrome
In recent years, we have seen more construction in Stockholm than in a very long time, and more is needed. The aim is to build 200,000 homes in the county over the coming decade, which is comparable to the 190,000 conceived during the Million Programme, the Swedish affordable housing initiative in the sixties and seventies. Have we learnt from our mistakes – or are we more shortsighted than ever? And who’s to pay when homeowners can no longer go in over their heads in loans?
Cities under siege
Terrorist attacks are now a part of daily life in major cities around the world. But how can architects and designers be of help in the fight against terrorism? Rasmus Graakjær meets the experts.
All along the water tower
Majestic, fascinating, unique. What’s not to love about water towers? Photographer Rana Van Pellecom shares her story – and it all starts in the capital of fantastic towers, Pisa.
The unbearable cost of living
Homes have become expensive investment objects. Susanne Helgeson is upset by a documentary about the cynicism of the property market.
The rise and fall of a swedish typewriter company