»I don’t mistrust reality of which I hardly know anything. I just mistrust the picture of it that our senses deliver.«

Gerhard Richter

18 Dec 2014

Magazine No. 29
After Dark

  • Interview

    In the Twilight Hour

    An Interview with Kjetil Trædal Thorsen, Snøhetta

  • Essay

    Night Walkers

    Place-hacking nocturnal London

  • Photo Essay

    The Night Watch

    Photographer Joël Tettamanti

  • Focus

    The Illuminati

    uncube’s pick of enlightened façades


27 Nov 2014

Magazine No. 28
Thank You, I´ll Do It Myself

  • Essay

    DIY Cities

    Justin McGuirk on citizen agency and government accountability

  • Photo Essay

    Got Wood?

    Vintage DIY "cabin porn" from 1960

  • Focus

    Best of the Makers

    By Daniel Charny

  • Essay

    Same, Same but Different

    Self-help architecture in Sudan by Raul Pantaleo


29 Oct 2014

Magazine No. 27

  • Interview

    The Lay of the Land

    Interview with landscape architect Kate Cullity

  • Essay

    Going Troppo

    Troppo architects: creative pragmatism with a social agenda

  • Photo Essay

    Never Never

    A photographer's view of the Australian landscape

  • Essay

    Terra Nullius

    New perspectives on Indigenous architecture


02 Oct 2014

Magazine No. 26
School´s Out

  • Interview

    No More Masters

    Interview with Odile Decq

  • Essay

    Buildings to Learn In, Buildings to Learn From

    Visiting two recently designed architecture schools in Nantes and Tirana

  • Interview

    License to Think

    Interview with Eugenie deLariviere

  • Essay

    Deschooling Society

    Learning in the networked era


25 Aug 2014

Magazine No. 25
Soft Machines

  • Interview

    The Sincerest Form of Flattery

    Interview with biomimicry expert, Ilaria Mazzoleni

  • Focus

    Paola Antonelli

    Best of Bio-design

  • Essay

    The Bigger Picture

    Bio-cities of tomorrow

  • Photo Essay

    Bioplastic Fantastic

    Johanna Schmeer's interactive, edible products


31 Jul 2014

Magazine No. 24
Hans Hollein

  • Manifesto

    Everything is Architecture

    Excerpts from Hans Hollein’s 1968 Manifesto

  • Essay


    Wilfried Kuehn and Marlies Wirth on Hollein's Legacy

  • Focus

    Shape Shifter

    Hollein’s Design Objects

  • Essay

    A Piece of Cake

    Hans Hollein’s Museum for Modern Art in Frankfurt am Main


07 Jul 2014

Magazine No. 23
Mexico City

  • Essay

    Mexico City Buzz Blues

    The best of cities, the worst of cities by Mario Ballesteros

  • Viewpoint

    This Neurotic Tradition

    The hardware and the software of the city by Michel Rojkind

  • Essay

    Refashioning the Narrative

    Emerging architecture and design practice by Mimi Zeiger

  • Photo Booth

    In the Photo Booth with...

    Luby Springall and Julio Gaeta, curators of the Mexican Pavilion in Venice


28 May 2014

Magazine No. 22

  • Essay


    Czechoslovakia's 1970s plan to build a tunnel to the sea

  • Case Study

    Tropical Island

    A Big Brandenburg Oasis

  • Interview

    Holding Back the Waves

    Climate engineer Matthias Schuler achieves active solutions through passive measures

  • Case Study

    Stream Lines

    Repurposed Dutch water defenses


09 May 2014

Magazine No. 21

  • Essay

    The Hear and Now

    Jonathan Bell in conversation with Yasuhisa Toyota of Nagata Acoustics

  • Essay

    Aural Prosthesis

    Lev Bratishenko on Arup’s Soundlab and the rise of virtual acoustics

  • Found

    David Byrne

    "Playing the Building"

  • Interview

    His Master’s Voice

    Interview with Edgar Wisniewski, Hans Scharoun's "silent" partner


03 Apr 2014

Magazine No. 20
Urban Commons


    Renegotiating the Urban Commons

    Francesca Ferguson introduces the issue

  • Interview

    From Austerity to Audacity

    Interview with Fran Tonkiss on the emerging urbanism of small acts

  • Interview

    Reclaim the City!

    Andrej Holm on social struggles in a neo-liberalising city

  • Essay

    Architecture of the Civic Economy

    Indy Johar's manifesto for soft power


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