Author: Mapping Architectural Criticism

Architectural Criticism between Public Debate and Autonomous Discipline (6)

Mobilizing the Nation via Architectural Criticism : The Architectural Review “Outrage” and “Counterattack” In June 1955, The Architectural Review’s special issue entitled “Outrage” shot right into the heart of post-war public debate. Edited by Ian Nairn, then at the tender age of 25, Outrage summed up the periodical’s worries regarding…

Architectural Criticism between Public Debate and Autonomous Discipline (2)

Architectural centers: Mediation is the new Criticism Architecture centers are a new type of museum institution that emerged in Europe in the early 1980s. Although they were established in response to particular local circumstances, they share common objectives, activities, and field of action: the mediation of contemporary architecture. This encompasses…