Moscow’s 12 Deteriorating Constructivism Era Buildings
Alexandra Selivanova, administrator at the Worker Enlightenment Library avant-garde centre, talks about 12 constructivism era buildings in Moscow, which can be demolished in the near future.
Intern of the month: “There is no such thing as a method at OMA”
Yekaterina Nuzhdina told Strelka Magazine about the nuances of working at OMA, an architectural firm founded by Rem Koolhaas and Reinier de Graaf, and shared the story of her six-month internship at the OMA’s Hong Kong office.
Alejandro Aravena: "I’m not even close to being a hero"
Director of Venice Biennale 2016 talking about refugee camps, intuition as architect’s main tool and freedom of constraints On 28 May opens the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale, with its main theme formulated as "Reporting from the Front". This year’s programme is curated by Alejandro Aravena — famous Chilean architect with a reconstruction project…
How media facades will become a new communication tool
Urban media curator Susa Pop talks about how media facades may change the relationship between people.
10 tips to be successful at the admission interview
Elmira Kakabayeva, joint master's programme of the Graduate School of Urbanism HSE University Russia and Strelka Institute coordinator, on how to prepare for your admissions interview and pass it successfully
Introducing Strelka Summer 2016
This year’s Strelka public programme theme is "New Mindset". In the last couple of decades we have been in a constant state of anticipation of new technological revolutions and discoveries that would turn our understanding of the world on its head. That’s how penicillin and space travel happened to us. Society is constantly expecting a universal cure…
Soviet utopia: Constructivist legacy of Yekaterinburg
A guide to signature architectural landmarks of the Urals constructivism capital.
Soviet Utopia: Constructivist Period in Yekaterinburg (Part Two)
This article is the second part of a guide to major constructivism era landmarks of Yekaterinburg. The first part is available here. Born early in the Soviet era and fully subordinate to Soviet ideology, the constructivism movement was meant to form the foundations of the brave new world. The introduction of the Five-Year Plans coincided with the time…
Projective Preservation: A Manifesto for Savannah
One of the best-preserved cities in the United States
How to make an independent nomadic print magazine
An interview with the team behind Flaneur, a multidisciplinary print magazine every issue of which focusses on a specific street in a foreign city