Revolution (Reconstructions)

Issue 29

F/W 2020/21

Reconstruct! A special limited-edition cover on architecture and Blackness in America, photographed by the artist David Hartt, in partnership with Thom Browne. Featuring Emanuel Admassu, Germane Barnes, Sekou Cooke, J. Yolande Daniels, Felecia Davis, Mario Gooden, Walter Hood, Olalekan Jeyifous, V. Mitch McEwen, and Amanda Williams. Read the manifesting statement of the Black Reconstruction Collective here.

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Revolution (Reconstructions)

Issue 29

F/W 2020/21


This Chinese architect is starting a rural revolution through architectural acupuncture

Interview by Beatrice Galilee

Portraits by Rujie Wang


The L.A.-based artist gives history a hard read by radically recasting the past

Interview by Mahfuz Sultan and Chloe Wayne

Artwork by Kandis Williams


The controversial award-winning British architect is taking material efficiency to new load-bearing heights

Interview by Andrew Ayers

Portraits by Harry Mitchell


Andrea Faraguna and Niklas Bildstein Zaar discuss the symbols and desires they hold close.

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Interview by Jordan Richman


The Italian provocateur designs museums and exhibitions that preserve the past while empowering the future

Interview by Hans Ulrich Obrist

Portraits by Josep Fonti

Also in the issue

Ted Barrow sorts through the vestiges of Trump aesthetics; Drew Zeiba on the 5G revolution; the history of the Guy Fawkes mask; accessibility hot spots from gender neutral bathrooms to hostile architecture; Akeem Smith’s dance-hall architecture; Alice Bucknell’s speculative E-Z Kryptobuild; prison abolition and design ethics with Raphael Sperry; Rafik Greiss photographs Issey Miyake textiles; an interview with design oracle Piero Gandini; Supreme’s objets d’art; Jerome Byron on quarantine renovations; the architecture of common ground; a book on the history of architecture and the Algerian revolution; an interview with Maite Borjabad on design futures; and so much more.