The Avery Review
Critical Essays on Architecture
Read Issue 32

Before a summer hiatus, bask in the glow of issue 32 of the Avery Review! After all, it is a bracing sunset pink. This June, Óskar Örn Arnórsson dives into an alliance between fish and soccer at the start of the 2018 World Cup; Jordan H. Carver questions the point of the border wall as a design project; Patrick Linder meditates on the possibilities of designing “shalom”; Leah Meisterlin dismantles representations of the city #AfterRikers; and Lola San Miguel journeys along the main artery of a twenty-first-century colony.

As we break until fall, we’d like to encourage all of our readers to keep an eye out for buildings, books, landscapes, histories, and ideas that demand critical and rigorous consideration––and to follow the growing list of suggested essay topics on our submissions page. As always, we welcome submissions, along with general queries and correspondence, to

See you in September! ‘til then, The Editors

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Reykjaneshöllin, Reykjanesbær, the first soccer house in Iceland, designed by VA Arkitektar, 2000. Photograph by Arnór Sigfússon. In Arnórsson’s “Icelandic Fields of Dreams,” link.
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A stack of new books has just arrived at CBAC!

Add Architecture is All Over edited by Esther Choi and Marrikka Trotter, Wright’s Writings: Reflections on Politics and Culture 1994–1959 with essays by Kenneth Frampton, Trace Elements by Aranda\Lasch and Blue Dunes: Climate Change by design edited by Jesse Keenan and Claire Weisz to your summer reading list!