Thursday, 15 May 2014 16:52

Two million homes for Mexico

In 2000, Mexican presidential candidate Vicente Fox proposed building two million low-cost homes throughout the country. During Fox’s six-year presidency, 2,350,000 were built, at a rate of 2,500 homes per day. Over the past seven years, artist Livia Corona has been examining the space between these promises and their fulfilment

Published in GALLERY
Thursday, 15 May 2014 16:45

All that is Solid by Danny Dorling

Britain's housing crisis isn't a question of supply – it's far more serious than that, finds Douglas Murphy

Published in Review

Despite the excesses of his more recent work, the Israeli-Canadian architect retains something of his early idealism, says Lyra Kilston

Published in Review
Saturday, 09 November 2013 09:00

The Interlace: Singapore’s luxury housing

Ole Scheeren and OMA have teamed up to design a luxury residential block in Singapore that borrows aesthetically from post-war housing’’’

Published in News
Sunday, 01 September 2013 01:00

Prefab: Palaces for the people

Elisabeth Blanchet offers a poignant study of the emergency homes that became part of the suburban British landscape, says Owen Pritchard

Published in Review
Tuesday, 16 August 2011 14:10

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

Was the demolition of a St Louis housing project in 1972 the death of modernism? This heartfelt documentary won’t be drawn.

Published in Review

The dramatic facade of these apartments in the Portuguese village of Alcácer do Sal is a functional response to residents’ needs.

Published in News

Apart from its proximity to Interstate 10, there is little unusual about this block of flats – an architectural monolith in an up-and-coming area of LA. That is, until you step inside.

Published in Features
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