Rem Koolhaas: ‘Beauty can give you a false sense of existential security’
The founder of OMA sits down with the veteran Russian-American journalist Vladimir Pozner for an extensive interview about the legacy of Soviet modernism, the city of the future, and post-human architecture.
In search of a new temporality: How our present is governed from the future
Berlin-based philosopher Armen Avanessian travels the world, seeking to create platforms for a different future and to abolish the distinction between theory and practice. Moscow is his latest stop.
Architecture of happiness: How to design emotions
The founding director of Studio Weave explains how to build an environment that makes people feel happy.
02.06, People / News
Strelka wins gold at European Design Awards
Strelka Institute has won the prestigious prize in the ‘Branding: Printed Identity Applications’ nomination.
Promising potentials & unknown dangers of platform decentralization
Decentralization as a new form of cooperation and a tool against abuse and censorship.
Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi wins 2018 Pritzker Prize
The 2018 winner of architecture's highest honor has been crowned. Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, who worked with Le Corbusier, walked away with this year’s Pritzker Prize
An excerpt from ‘Medium Design’ by Keller Easterling
Understanding and addressing the chemistry of power and using it to invert some of our habitual approaches to problem solving, aesthetics, and politics
The young architects changing the face of Moscow (Part 2)
Meet the people behind the large-scale renovation of the Russian capital's streets
Five young architects changing the face of Moscow
Strelka Magazine talks to the architects who brought gardens back to the Garden Ring, turned an abandoned construction trench into an amphitheater, and made the Kremlin embankment pedestrian-friendly
Sustainable design that employs refugee women near the Syrian border
A stretchy chair rug cover that can make a difference
Posthumanism in Architecture
A conversation between Rem Koolhaas and Benjamin Bratton
Excerpt from “The Action is the Form. Victor Hugo’s TED Talk” by Keller Easterling
How to develop the right kind of knowledge
"OMA’s method is systematically not having a system"
Tomas Koolhaas — on the film Rem, a portrait of his father and a great architect
Make the city speak: 5 cases of urban storytelling
How urban storytelling can actually help people renovate their cities and solve social problems
Tom Sawyer à-la Russe: How Many Adults Does It Take to Paint a House
The story of Russia’s most successful citizens’ initiative
Intern of the month: “Many people work for free in Rome”
Alexandra Budaeva, an architect at Meganom, undertook two internships in Rome. She talked about why Italians, unlike Russians, are willing to miss every deadline, but still thoroughly design a good-quality project
Intern of the Month: In the American Architectural Industry, Hierarchy Matters
Alina Plyusnina, а Rice University student, told Strelka Magazine how it felt to be the only woman at an architectural practice and how much experience a graduate has to gain to be called an architect
A total theatre — a theatre without architecture
An interview with Vladimir Somov, the Russian modernist architect, who built «The Novgorod Spaceship»