PIN–UP 18. An issue inspired by the promise of informality. An homage to the late great Okwui Enwezor. Adjaye, Adeyemi, Tatiana Bilbao, Stephen Burks, Mame Diarra Niang, Adam Pendleton. Plus Iwan Baan’s restless, 64-page photographic journey through 13 states across Africa. A strong issue. (2021 reinterpretation by Tanya and Zhenya Posternak.)
The Worldly Londoner is Reviving the Language of Modern Architecture
Interview by Shumi Bose
Portraits by Andreas Larsson
The Masterly Mexican Architect is Becoming the Face of Humanist Sustainability
Interview by Mimi Zeiger
Portraits by Therese + Joel
Nigeria’s Prodigal Son Is Buoyed By His Love of Water, Africa, and Teaching
Interview by Andrew Ayers
Portraits by Robin de Puy
Two Multinational Modernists From Brooklyn Embrace Bad Taste. Sort Of.
Interview by Stephen Froese
Portraits by Jeremy Liebman
PLUS: A 48-page photographic journey from West to East to Southern Africa with Iwan Baan
ALSO IN THE ISSUE: A photographic meditation on the color blue by photographer Johann Clausen with Daniel Sannwald; designer Stephen Burks’ narrative objects; Spanish architect Miguel Fisac’s seriously playful Modernist adaptations; DIS collective’s surreal showroom performance at the New Museum Biennial; architect Valerio Olgiati’s neo-brutalist holiday home in Portugal; artist Justin Berry’s unsettling virtual landscapes; artist Mame Diarra-Niang’s photographic analysis of home country Senegal; a celebration of Pierre Paulin’s design legacy; kissing Columbus, Indiana awake with the help of Jonathan Hale Nesci; tracing Atang Tshikare’s evolving compositions; Spanish architecture duo Selgas Cano, who do more with less; Frida Escodebo’s sedimentary architecture; the potential of fire with ceramicist Anders Ruhwald; as well as a visit to the recently opened Museum of Shit near Milan, designed by Luca Cipelletti. And essays by Alessandro Bava on Tropical Architecture and Koyo Kouoh on the multiple forms of designing the social in Africa.