Monday, 13 October 2014 11:57

Digital farming: Robocrop

Farmland is becoming digitised, with the giants of global agribusiness developing combine harvesters that drive themselves and drones that monitor the water content of crops, says Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg. Humans, meanwhile, continue their retreat from the land

Published in Features
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 00:00

Rem Koolhaas: countryside architecture

Rem Koolhaas, the OMA founder thinks that too little attention is paid to the countryside, where change is happening at a faster rate than in most cities. In this illustrated essay, he argues that architects need to take stock of a new agricultural revolution

Published in Features
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 01:00

Icon 135: Countryside

Icon’s latest issue, available from 2 August, features an essay on the future of the countryside by Rem Koolhaas, as well as articles about digital farming, slaughterhouses and Wolfgang Buttress

Published in Comment