Richard Francis-Jones: Performance In Context

Richard Francis-Jones: Performance In Context

Richard Francis-Jones, Design Director, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp• RFJ is a multiple WAF award-winner • How does the approach to performance vary in his work? • Do we need to...
The Urbanist - After the fire

The Urbanist – After the fire

The fire in Notre-Dame brought the world to a standstill. This wasn’t about the human loss or the area affected by it. It was...
Rafael Vinoly: Performance as space, time and architecture

Rafael Vinoly: Performance as space, time and architecture

Rafael Vinoly, Founder, Rafael Vinoly Architects• RV is a former super-jury chair and keynote speaker at WAF. • How does the concept of performance apply in his...
The Urbanist - Tall Stories 154: St Andrew’s Church, Mells

The Urbanist – Tall Stories 154: St Andrew’s Church, Mells

Monocle’s editor and host of ‘The Urbanist’ Andrew Tuck takes us to church on this week’s edition of ‘Tall Stories’.Source by Monocle 24: The...
Francis Kéré: Lunchtime Lecture

Francis Kéré: Lunchtime Lecture

Francis Kéré, Principal and Founder, Kéré ArchitectureSource by World Architecture Festival
The Urbanist - Urban air mobility

The Urbanist – Urban air mobility

This week we look to the sky. Monocle’s Americas editor at large Ed Stocker reports from Aerial Futures in Boston, where experts gathered to...
Charlotte Skene Catling & Andrew Whalley: Movement Spaces

Charlotte Skene Catling & Andrew Whalley: Movement Spaces

Charlotte Skene Catling, Co Founder, Catling de la Pena Architects, and Andrew Whalley, Deputy Chairman, Grimshaw Architects• Narratives and movement / choreography in relation to...
The Urbanist - Tall Stories 155: Vienna’s sausage stands

The Urbanist – Tall Stories 155: Vienna’s sausage stands

They may be plain and boxy but these kiosks are vital meeting places, attracting customers from across social boundaries. Invariably found near landmarks, they...
Jason Flanagan: Designing Spaces for Music

Jason Flanagan: Designing Spaces for Music

Jason Flanagan, Design Director, Flanagan LawrenceSource by World Architecture Festival
The Urbanist - Death and the city

The Urbanist – Death and the city

How do cities plan for the afterlife? We visit the places where space for the dead is almost as expensive as it is for...