1–Mad World Pictures

Editorial 1—Mad World Pictures

This editorial takes the name of our second printed issue and furthers its contents as we persistently attempt to break into the madness, into the fragments and themes that make up the reality of the many worlds and fictions we live in.
Sea Things by Sam Jacob Ph. Ed Reeve

Rethinking Plastic: Sea Things by Sam Jacob in the London Design Festival

Exploring the role of design and architecture in how we imagine our waste system.

Sebastián Adamo and Marcelo Faiden of Adamo-Faiden Ph. Javier Agustín Rojas.

adamo-faiden: Architecture as an Evolutionary Discipline

Buenos Aires-based studio adamo-faiden works on the problem of the city as well as the use, the program, and the scale of architecture—no matter the commission.

Installation image, FOOD Bigger than the Plate at V&A ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Community and Resilience: “FOOD: Bigger than the Plate” at the V&A

An exploration of the future of food in this London exhibition.

River Lab in the Critical Zone by Courtesy Alexandra ArènesFrédérique Aït-Touati, Alexandra Arènes, Axelle Gérgoire,  The Soil Map   (detail),  Terra Forma, manuel de cartographies potentielles,  2019. © the artists.

Critical Zones. Observatories for Earthly Politics.

An exploration of the Critical Zone with Bruno Latour and Alexandra Arènes.

The Librarian Room. Courtesy of Parasite 2.0. Ph. Alec Latan

Total Hybridization by Parasite 2.0

A profile on this liminal design enterprise investigating the status of human habitats.

A History of the Future

Artists Sayler / Morris photograph fragments of climate change in Peru.

Walls of Air at New York’s Americas Society. Ph. ONWHITEWALL

Walls of Air at New York’s Americas Society

The Brazilian Pavilion exhibition at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale was on view in New York City from June to August, 2019.

“Cyborg Garden – Mutant Institute of Environmental Narratives.” Exhibition design by elii. Ph. Imagen Subliminal

Cyborg Garden–Mutant Institute of Environmental Narratives / Eco-visionaries

Architecture office elii designs two contiguous exhibitions that address climate change in Madrid.

Olafur Eliasson: In real life. Ph. Pablo Gerson

Olafur Eliasson: In real life

Danish/Icelandic artist amazes in his return to the Tate Modern.

The Zone, an interactive installation by Pablo DeSoto and Román Torre. Courtesy of Pablo DeSoto

Radical maps: Cartography as a Tool of Action

Artist and scholar Pablo DeSoto on building a critical cartographic imagination to protect the commons.

290 Colony Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 2019. Courtesy of Michael Maltzan Architecture

Michael Maltzan Architecture: To Build a Culture

A peek at some projects under construction and an extract of a conversation with Daniela Freiberg about the diversity of work produced in his office.

Brazilian Embassy, Santiago de Chile, 2012 – 2017. Courtesy of ipiña+nieto. Photos: Pablo Casals

A Palace Exposed

Luis Úrculo (un)veils ipiña+nieto’s project for the Brazilian Embassy in Santiago de Chile.

De Río a Sur, 2019, a collection that represents Argentinian design. Courtesy Lafeliz.

Lafeliz: An Exploration of Argentinian Design

A peek at Lafeliz’s new collection De Río a Sur and their unique approach to design.

Model studies for Structures of Landscape, Montana, 2016. Courtesy of Ensamble Studio

Ensamble Studio: Between Play and Representation

Ensamble Studio talks with Pablo Gerson about model-making, music, and videos.