Excerpt from “The Citizen. What Do We Know About Inhabitants of Big Cities”
How to study urban tribes.
Excerpt from “Dark Matter and Trojan Horses. A Strategic Design Vocabulary” by Dan Hill
What should have taken place above architecture’s head.
Excerpt from “Belyayevo Forever” by Kuba Snopek
“Belyayevo Forever: a strategy for preserving a generic Soviet mass-housing estate, based on its intangible value” is a book by Polish architect and researcher Kuba Snopek. The book grew from a research made in 2010 — 2011 at Strelka Institute and is dedicated to Soviet apartment blocks in the Moscow suburb of Belyayevo. This November the research…
We’ve launched print-on-demand editions
Due to popular demand, we are launching print-on-demand editions of all our titles. Here’s why and what you can expect:
New and improved ebook editions
We've updated our ebook editions to improve the reading experience. Here's what they look like.
Strelka Press in The Observer and Verso reviews
The Observer has recently published a review of some of the most interesting small book publishers worldwide. The Institute’s publishing programme Strelka Press is on the list. You can find the full list of publishers and descriptions of their work on The Guardian website.Two Strelka Press essays were previously acknowledged as one of the best publications…
Strelka rated one of Europe's best school of architecture
For the second time, Strelka has been listed among the one hundred best European schools of architecture and design in a guide issued by DOMUS magazine. The 2014 edition is available in both printed and digital format and contains detailed descriptions of selected schools, their educational methods, prominent professors and alumni. The free iPad edition can be…
Strelka Institute at the Lisbon Architecture Triennale
Strelka Institute will take part in the Institute Effect exhibition, taking place during the third Lisbon Architecture Triennale, 2013. Strelka will inhabit part of the MUDE Design and Fashion Museum with an installation about the institute’s role in Moscow and its place in a global discourse. Featuring its publishing arm, Strelka Press, the exhibition will…
A digital road trip
Inspired by Edge City, the architectural photographer Ludwig Abache has recreated Justin McGuirk’s journey around São Paulo through a series of Google Streetview images.Abache wrote to us, saying: “I became absorbed by the writing and found it so detailed that I believed to be able to mirror [his] drive using Streetview.”The result is uncannily accurate,…
Ebooks and blueberries
Last week the Office for National Statistics announced it was adding ebooks to the “typical basket of goods” used for calculating inflation – along with white rum and blueberries. The move is representative of the fact that ebooks are today both a significant and growing market in the United Kingdom. The question is why did it take so long? The…
In Their Opinion
The Work of Opinion in the Age of Digital Reproduction Six weeks ago the architect, critic (and Strelka author) Sam Jacob inaugurated an “opinion” column for design website Dezeen. With Jacob’s first three articles now published, what can be gleaned about the work of opinion in the age of digital reproduction?After six years of avoiding doing what the…
OK-RM in conversation
I caught up with Rory McGrath, from graphic design practise OK-RM, to talk to him about work for the Strelka Institute and Strelka Press, which has been nominated for the 2013 Design Museum Design of the Year award.