Issue 5

F/W 2008/2009

Order now

Issue 5

F/W 2008/2009


The king of glam-architecture and one-time Warhol protégé puts up his dukes
Interview by Horacio Silva
Photography by Katja Rahlwes


The octogenarian inventor of hydronic architecture
Interview by Felix Burrichter and Pierre Alexandre de Looz


The “Cool International Black Pack” would not be the same without him
Interview by Nicholas Boston
Photography by Robi Rodriguez


The founder of UNStudio would rather be naked
Interview by Aric Chen
Photography by Anuschka Blommers and Niels Schumm


A visit to Asmara, the capital of the East African nation of Eritrea, showcasing its colonial architecture. The transition of the Miami’s Commodore Munroe Marine Stadium, which wades off of Miami’s shore, from cherished performance space to abandoned canvas for graffiti artists. A hungover Slava Mogutin visits the house of Italian architect and playboy Carlo Mollino. A peek into the Jil Sander flagship store in New York, designed by Raf Simons and Germaine Kruip. Designers, including Sebastian Wong and Frank O. Gehry, interpret the concept of light. A look into the Saadabad, a lavish palace complex in Tehran. Jay Fife illustrates, with stark realism, fantasy pin-up versions of Christy, Naomi and Cindy. Paris-based R&Sie(n) imagines sci-fi structures equal parts sensual and disturbing. Photos by Alex Antitch explore architects long-standing love affair with glasses. Ken Kellogg’s wooden Yen House, in La Jolla, California, mimics the naked curvature of the female body. A PIN-UP special featuring e-mail correspondences between architecture critic Herbert Muschamp and former director of the Guggenheim Museum Lisa Dennison. Also, Herbert Muschamp on 2 Columbus Circle, now the Museum of Arts and Design, and its importance to a segment of the gay community in the 1960s. And Cesare Birignani examines the politics of festivals as an event that simultaneously produces spaces and political subjects.