Volume 6: Power Building

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Volume 6 discusses power at the scale of the building. Widening Volume‘s engagement with the questions of power explored in issue 5, which looked at “power in the details,” issue 6 focuses on building and building schemes. The issue inlcudes Francesco Bonami, Ole Bouman, Zvi Efrat, Jeffrey Inaba, Jeannie Kim, Rem Koolhaas, Brendan McGetrick, Markus Miessen, Lina Stergiou, Robert Stern and more on superchurches in the USA, the palaces of Saddam Hussein, penthouses taking over whole skyscrapers, entrance lobbies, detention centers, security fences, and the perseverance of modernist utopias. Including a dossier on desperately decadent megalo projects in the Gulf region.