Scarcity Scares. Video here.
Originally commissioned by the RIBA, a piece on what might or might not constitute architectural research. Big in Spain.
Text of my talk as part of the celebration of PBJ's life held at the University of Sheffield, 16th November 2016
Early stuff on research and first ideas on contingency. Others like this more than I do. Big in China.
Edited with Sarah Wigglesworth. Now all this stuff appears, well, everyday but back then it was quite original. Buying it is a problem because the publishers discontinued it, but there are some sellers out there in the US. Essays and work by, among others, Sam Mockbee (of Rural Studio, his only published writing, of which we are proud to have persuaded him to do), Greil Marcus, Niall McLaughlin and Michael Marriott.
A short think piece on the 2011 Occupation movement and its relevance to architecture.
Another piece on architectural education. Rather showy-offy, but was an finalist in the EAAE competition for writings in architectural education that year.
Spatial Agency and Design Activism
The best essay on the building and meaning of our house, with stories.
First of two articles setting out the preliminary argument for the book, Flexible Housing. Apparently one of arq’s top downloads.
The Expanding Field: Architecture Beyond the Object.
In order to get a balanced view, all reviews from the very nice to the very nasty are included here.
My response as to why giving the official government website 2013 Design of the Year was not so cool.
For Occupied Times, the journal of the occupation movement. On austerity contra scarcity