This ground-breaking quarterly aims to act as an international forum for practitioners and academics by publishing cutting-edge work covering all aspects of architectural endeavour. Generously illustrated throughout, Architectural Research Quarterly is edited with busy practitioners and academics in mind. Contents include building design, urbanism, history, theory, environmental design, construction, materials, information technology, and practice. Reviews of significant buildings are published at a length and in a detail matched today by few other architectural journals. Articles in arq 8:2 include: Architectural research and disciplinarity, The sublime and the Azuma House by Tadao Ando, The 'architecture of colour-form': Adrian Stokes and Venice, Vernacular values in public housing, Building and exhibition layout: Sainsbury Wing compared with Castelvecchio.
Theory and practice; Critical architecture, Brian Hatton; Gunter Behnisch at 82 Hanno Rauterberg; The Baupiloten: building bridges between education, practice and research Susanne Hofmann; Building and exhibition layout: Sainsbury Wing compared with Castelvecchio Kali Tzortzi; Architectural research and disciplinarity Jane Rendell; The sublime and the Azuma House by Tadao Ando Jin Baek; The 'architecture of colour-form': Adrian Stokes and Venice Stephen Kite; Vernacular values in public housing Hadas Shadar; Book reviews; Far from home Charles Rattray.