The deserted streets will fill again, and we will leave our screen-lit burrows blinking with relief. But the world will be different from how we imagined it in what we thought were normal times. This is not a temporary rupture in an otherwise stable
To stop the virus, the globe is raising walls and grinding to a halt. The interruption of travel to contain the spread of the coronavirus and the increased difficulties for the transportation of goods have put globalization in reverse mode, and both
The urbanization layer that globalization has brought to Milan takes the form of trademark buildings which stimulate gentrification and alter the city’s skyline and traditional scheme.
Norman Foster reflects upon globalisation as a unique opportunity to reduce the existing inequalities between rich and poor countries.
It is hardly an accident that I should be asked to review this recent attempt to encompass the current scope of world-wide production in the field of architecture since I was involved in a similar endeavor barely a decade ago before when I served as
The Atlas intends to be a critical assessment of world architecture in our global times: both a ‘state of the art’ and a ‘state of the planet’, centered on the period opened by the Fall of the Berlin Wall. After an introduction on Spain as a laborato