5 to Read: This Month

From new photographic series to architectural monographs, November’s must-read publications chronicle migration, urbanity and post-war life.

Celebrating Innovation

The eleventh edition of Beazley Designs of the Year – now on view at Design Museum, London – comprises 87 nominations across six categories.

Urban Living

Living with Buildings at Wellcome Collection, London, examines how urban structures influence society’s health and well being.

Spatial Illumination

Design To Shape Light transforms perceptions of space through compositions inspired by thoughtful illumination and sculptural forms.

Sublime Environments

Phaidon’s Living in the Desert is a visually striking compilation of buildings situated against the stark backdrop of desert landscapes. 

Responsible Projects

Chilean studio ELEMENTAL built its reputation on an innovative and pragmatic approach to social housing in the Chilean capital Santiago. 

Spatial Experience

A retrospective of Japanese architect Tadao Ando collates 50 major projects, demonstrating an interest in simplicity and urban space. 

Responsive Projects

The four buildings shortlisted for the RIBA International Prize 2018 combine visionary design with an educational and ecological focus.

Chronicling History

Vestiges d’empire by Thomas Jorion documents buildings in the former French colonies, shedding light on their poignant, deeply human histories. 

5 to See: This Weekend

International awards, photography festivals and solo shows looks to national and personal identities through photography and architecture.

Renewed Spaces

The result of a five-year renovation project by Sanders Architect, the new Nationalmuseum – Swedish Museum of Fine Arts and Design, opens.

5 Museum Buildings

Striking, innovative and conceptually rich, this selection of cultural institutions combines form and function to offer dynamic settings.

Bold Architecture

A new publication from Phaidon offers a groundbreaking survey of the colour red in the built environment through bright imagery.

5 to Read: This Month

October’s selection of must-read publications looks to the history of photography, architecture and design, celebrating a range of movements.

10 to See: October 2018

From seminal architecture to experimental photography, exhibitions open this autumn explore the breadth of human experience.

Issue 85 Available Now

Curiosity is the fuel for innovation and creativity is the ignition for invention. The October / November issue, Making An Impact, is a celebration of ideas.

Shifting Perceptions

Olafur Eliasson connects art, architecture, installation and design,  dismantling the presence of physical and cultural barriers in the process.

RIBA Awards: Sustainable Buildings

Aesthetica’s selection of  five 2018 RIBA Award-winners and nominees demonstrates sustainable construction and innovative renovation.

The Developing Metropolis

Chicago Architecture and Design gives a historical account of one of America’s most interesting cities through an architectural lens.

The Ideological Structure

Architects’ Houses foregrounds 30 of the design world’s most prominent figures, including Norman Foster, Todd Williams and Billie Tsien.