Author Archive: Jessica Mairs

Caruso St John, Hélène Binet and Thomas Demand collaborate on architectural models, photographs and installation

Constructions and References exhibition at Chicago Architecture Biennial 2017

Caruso St John has teamed up with architectural photographer Hélène Binet and artist Thomas Demand for an exhibition made entirely from paper and cardboard at the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Read more

SOM exhibits architecture models with stripped-away skins to reveal engineering beneath

A row of intricately detailed architectural models take centre stage at this pop-up exhibition celebrating the beauty of engineering by Skidmore Owings & Merrill, which coincides with the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Read more

Post-war architecture shouldn’t take the blame for political failures, says Owen Hopkins

With the demolition of Robin Hood Gardens now underway and the tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire still fresh, writer and curator Owen Hopkins has called for politicians to stop using Britain’s post-war architecture as a scapegoat for today’s problems. Read more