Magazine

Please find guidance in magazine. We publish here a serie of articles with perspective, backgrounds and inspirations of artists and their works of art and design. We hope they can be helpful for you in finding your way. This part of the site is under construction and soon will be launched.

City Design

Jonathan Barnett, 2016 – Routledge.  City Design: Modernist, Traditional, Green and Systems Perspectives describes the history and current practice of the four most […]

The City Shaped

Spiro Kostof (1936-1991) was a leading Professor of Architectural History at the University of California at Berkeley, and wrote a companion […]

Recognition

Source: Tate Recognition, winner of IK Prize 2016 for digital innovation, is an artificial intelligence program that compares up-to-the-minute photojournalism with British […]

Next City

Next City is a nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire social, economic and environmental change in cities through journalism and […]

Misconduct and Systemic Risk

“The incidence of financial sector misconduct has risen to a level that has the potential to create systemic risks by undermining trust in both financial institutions and markets.”

Mark Carney, The Bank of England Governor

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Democratic Representation

From Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

King Arthur:
I am your king.

Woman:
Well I didn’t vote for you.

King Arthur:
You don’t vote for kings.

Woman:
Well how’d you become king then?

King Arthur:
The Lady of the Lake, her arm clad in the purest shimmering samite held aloft Excalibur from the bosom of the water, signifying by divine providence that I, Arthur, was to carry Excalibur. THAT is why I am your king.

Dennis:
Listen, strange women lyin’ in ponds distributin’ swords is no basis for a system of government. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony.

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Uncertainty

By Jack Kruf A week ago, the United Kingdom voted for Brexit. ‘We are out’. The buzzword last week was  ‘uncertainty’, coming from […]