For its tenth anniversary PIN-UP 21 presents the first ever POWER issue: a visual journey down one of America’s last remaining Brutalist corridors captured by photographer Adrian Gaut.
Also in PIN-UP 21 Italian art collector Valeria Napoleone’s devotion to a decidedly female future; at home with Lebanese architect Bernard Khoury at his Beirut penthouse; a case study of eight parliament designs and how they influence the political systems that inhabit them; a plunge into the formidable world of architectural historian Robin Middleton at his East Village abode; plus a special portfolio by artist collective GCC.
And what to say about a discussion with Phyllis Lambert, one of architecture’s foremost doyennes; Jean-Phillipe Delhomme’s testament to the beauty of the architectural doodle; Nikil Saval dissecting the evolution of the modern office space; the colorful world of Dutch designer Bertjan Pot; and an emotional tribute to the late Zaha Hadid.
PLUS: THE NEW POWER GENERATION. – PIN-UP 21 presents nine New York firms that will shape the future of architecture with portraits by Rachel Chandler and text by Ian Volner and Paul Keskeys.
Specials have been featured:
RICHARD ROGER – Whether it’s cutting ribbons with the Queen or passionately fighting Brexit, Britain’s grand seigneur of architecture is equally versed in the corridors of power as he is in taking to the streets. Interview by Shumi Bose; Portraits by Andreas Larsson.
AMALE ANDRAOS – From the East Coast to the Middle East, the trailblazing dean of one of the oldest design schools in the country is debunking one orientalist cliché at a time.
Interview by Felix Burrichter; Portraits by Bela Borsodi.
ALEXANDRE DE BETAK – The French-born runway impresario has created some of fashion’s most memorable moments. Now he’s taking his talent for spectacle to the digital realm.
Interview by Pierre Alexandre de Looz; Portraits by Jeremy Liebman.
MOS ARCHITECTS – Combining analog-age precision with post-digital reserve, this New York architectural duo speaks softly but carries a big stick.
Interview by Esther Choi; Portraits by Daniel Trese.