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modernism

"Rather break the law than the poor"

Owen Hatherley: Red Metropolis: Socialism and the Government of London

HOUSING: London, a futuristic skyscraper city, a neo-Tokyo, a city in a country ruled by an authoritarian and nationalist elite. Where did Corbyn's manifesto for massive development of municipal housing go?

Y-block in infinity light

ARCHITECTURE: The state ministry building, the Y-block, has a reputation for being the ugliest building in Oslo. It has been hated for its brutalist aesthetics. But how much do we, or the state itself, really know about the construction and thinking behind the Y-block?

I want to go home to the animals

Jung Young-moon: A Most Ambiguous Sunday and Other Stories

: Suicide plays a significant role in Chinese Young-moon.

New from the thickets

: Some people do not know their own best: They publish magazines.