Directed by Justin McGuirk, the Strelka Press is a publishing house for original writing on architecture, design and the city. It’s format is, currently, digitally focussed , commissioning long-form writing in the shape of short e-books.
I’m excited to be amongst the first set of Strelka Press essays, with a piece titled “Make It Real – Architecture as Enactment” which is available from Amazon.
Other launch titles are:
Across the Plaza: The Public Voids of the Post-Soviet City by Owen Hatherley.
The Action is the Form: Victor Hugo’s TED Talk by Keller Easterling.
Edge City: Driving the Periphery of São Paulo by Justin McGuirk.
The Dot-Com City: Silicon Valley Urbanism (In Russian) by Alexandra Lange.
Dark Matter and Trojan Horses: A Strategic Design Vocabulary by Dan Hill (of City of Sound fame).
Splendidly Fantastic: Architecture and Power Games in China by Julia Lovell.
Most excitingly for me, Make It Real has been translated in to Russian and has its own cover: