e-flux Architecture

e-flux Architecture is a sister publishing platform of e-flux, archive, and editorial project founded in 2016. The news, events, exhibitions, programs, journals, books, and architecture projects produced and/or disseminated by e-flux Architecture describe strains of critical discourse surrounding contemporary architecture, culture, and theory internationally.

Since its inception, e-flux Architecture has maintained a dynamic international program of projects and events in collaboration with leading institutions and practitioners. Editorial content commissioned and published by e-flux Architecture consistently showcases rigorous, critical, sincere, and engaged theoretical work being produced today in and around the fields of architecture, urbanism, and design.

Nikolaus Hirsch
Anton Vidokle

Deputy Editor
Nick Axel

Editorial Assistant
Sara Pereira da Silva

Alan Woo

Technical realization

What are e-flux Architecture announcements?
e-flux Architecture announcements are a direct e-mailing of text and image press releases to our growing database of art, architecture, urban and design professionals.

Who uses e-flux Architecture?
Leading architecture museums, offices, biennials, cultural centers, schools, publishers, and independent architectural practitioners worldwide.

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e-flux is read by 90,000+ art, architecture, critical, curatorial, design, and spatial practitioners. In addition to its own, the e-flux Architecture mailing list is comprised of those from: e-flux, art&education, and art-agenda.

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Princeton University School of Architecture
ArtCenter/South Florida
Canadian Centre for Architecture
Princeton University School of Architecture
UMass Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bauhaus Dessau Foundation
Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta) | ETH Zürich
Vitra Design Museum
United States Pavilion at the Venice Biennale / e-flux Architecture
March 21, 2018
Arisa Ema
Tasks and Values
March 15, 2018
Jaehee Kim
Posthuman Labor
March 12, 2018
Erik and Ronald Rietveld
Affordances and Architecture
March 8, 2018
March 5, 2018
Hannah Proctor
Mournful Militancy
March 2, 2018
February 26, 2018
Chin Jungkwon
Play and Labor
February 23, 2018
Common Accounts
Going Fluid
February 21, 2018
February 20, 2018
Nick Axel, Beatriz Colomina, Nikolaus Hirsch, Jihoi Lee, Anton Vidokle, and Mark Wigley
Editorial—Post-Labor, Psychopathology, Plasticity
February 9, 2018
February 2, 2018
January 30, 2018
Mario Carpo
Republics of Makers
January 26, 2018
Samuel Stewart-Halevy
January 23, 2018
Víctor Muñoz Sanz
Platform Architectures

The Urban Village is hybrid. It is somewhere, something that once was, and still is, but is also, whether for want or not, becoming more. Like a chimera, it is unstable, vulnerable, and volatile, yet portends a new model for life, if only it is to survive. The Urban Village eludes capture by deductive reasoning, for no category of type can describe the molecular alchemy that thrives within.

A collaboration with the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB)

If there is no theoretical framework, no grand narrative, no normative system of values that offers architects orientation today as there might have been fifty years ago, there is an opportunity to learn from the mistakes of the past, map out new horizons, and work towards more inclusive, global futures.

A collaboration with the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta), ETH Zürich

Architecture has representational power—agency in determining who or what gets represented, and how, within its realms of visibility and effect. But given that plans, models, sections, diagrams, and the like are instrumental to governmental institutions and the distribution of rights, is representation as a political category not architectural in nature?

A collaboration with Het Nieuwe Instituut and The Berlage

The public is vexed, but cannot be ignored. The commons should be believed in, just not depended on. What lies in between the history of public space and the notion of the commons is a frontier in the struggle for political equity and social equality.

A collaboration with the New Museum's IdeasCity initiative

A rhetorical space for claims to be made, risks to be taken, and experiments to be rigorously conducted. A platform for the most challenging, provocative, and critical texts being written in the field of architecture today.

An initiative by e-flux Architecture

The temples of commodity that Benjamin identified in the Parisian arcades have long-since moved out of the city and onto the internet, leaving something like a void in the capital of cities that has been quick to be filled in and fought over by start-up ventures. Solutions are the commodity of today, and we know the ones we have to be insufficient in addressing the challenges we face. What is needed is a different way of seeing; a different language for questioning.

A collaboration with MAAT – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology

Automated technologies have been deployed throughout the social and economic sphere since the dawn of modernity, obscuring a common emancipatory horizon by means of a double bind: by giving and taking, liberating and ensnaring, alleviating and obliging. Technological development has an inherently uncertain future, which places focus on the agents and mechanisms of its progress. Opportunity is not destiny, and history, as we know, can go any which way.

A collaboration with MAK Wien

The climate is not the weather. Weather can be experienced, but to understand climate, media is necessary. As the computational capacity to manage meteorological data emerged in the middle of the twentieth century, so did the means of visualizing and disseminating these new forms of complex information.

A collaboration with Daniel A. Barber

Refugee camps are established with the intention of being demolished. As a paradigmatic representation of political failure, they are meant to have no history and no future; they are meant to be forgotten. The only history that is recognized within refugee communities is one of violence and humiliation. Yet the camp is also a place rich with stories narrated through its urban fabric.

A collaboration with DAAR

The field of design has radically expanded. As a practice, design is no longer limited to the world of material objects, but rather extends from carefully crafted individual looks and online identities, to the surrounding galaxies of personal devices, new materials, interfaces, networks, systems, infrastructures, data, chemicals, organisms, and genetic codes.

A collaboration with the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial

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