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Log 30 showcases brilliant writing with a collection of articles that mine the canon of 20th-century architecture for new insights while also continuing the conversation from recent issues of Log on the state of architecture today. Published on the 100th anniversary of Le Corbusier’s Maison Dom-ino, this winter 2014 issue features new analytical essays on that iconic project as well as the first English translations of letters written by Corbusier between 1914 and 1916. With these essays, plus an in-depth interview with OMA cofounder Elia Zenghelis, alongside reviews and other articles on topics like digitally designed form and the hashtag, Log 30 is at once archival and contemporary.
Pier Vittorio Aureli, The Dom-ino Problem: Questioning the Architecture of Domestic Space
Benjamin Burdick, #hashtag
Jean-Louis Cohen, The Dom-ino Intrigue
Le Corbusier, Maison Dom-ino
Cynthia Davidson, A Conversation with Elia Zenghelis
Peggy Deamer, The Critical Problem, Or, Talking Shop
Pia Ednie-Brown, Architectural Coexistence: Twins, Log, and the Ecology of Things
Peter Eisenman, Aspects of Modernism: Maison Dom-ino and the Self-Referential Sign
Todd Gannon, Pragmatic Radicalism, Aesthetic Bliss, and Other LA Stories
David Huber, Chandigarh, Noted
Wes Jones, Can Tectonics Grasp Smoothness?
Manuel Orazi, The Light and Shadow of Gabriele Basilico
Antoine Picon, Dom-ino: Archetype and Fiction
Alessandra Ponte, Maps and Territories
Plus: Observations on Arcosanti . . . Phnom Penh . . . and more . . .