CRUMBLE has chosen three major themes explored in our upcoming issue ‘Conflict/Resolution’. Our upcoming event, the Crumble Magazine Project, will provide an opportunity to discuss conflicts in architecture within these themes and thinking about potential routes for resolution in our world today. Our editors have provided small teaser summaries of the three themes we will
As an architecture student at Edinburgh College of Art, my daily pilgrimage to the studio takes me across the Meadows and every day I witness my windswept, sleep deprived face staring blearily back at me from the spotless, sleek glass boxes of Foster +Partner’s Quartermile development. A huge regeneration project almost 20 years in the making, Quartermile has established
Setting the Castle’s scaffolding in stone. Over the past sixty-seven years, the emblematic silhouette of the city has sported the skeletal ribcage of the Tattoo stadium scaffolding in various states of deconstruction for an accumulated time of twenty-three years. Between the years of 1970 and 2010 the entire cycle of assembly and deconstruction took five
Le Corbusier’s assault of Gray’s Modernist masterpiece: the case for a reform in architectural education. Western men and their buildings dominate the discourse of architectural history while historic female figures have been systematically forgotten. Most damagingly, their contributions to affecting architectural change have been swept aside. The men of Modernism, such as Le Corbusier and
Come and celebrate the launch of Crumble magazine’s second issue, ‘What’s the Plan?’ at Harry’s Southside. Join us for a discussion, drink and to pick up your copy of Crumble for the reduced price of £3. We are teaming up with EUSAS to host a discussion where some of Crumble’s contributors will outline plans on
Following in the wake of tragic vehicle-borne terrorist attacks in Nice and London, cities across the world are rushing to implement measures to protect their citizens from the new found threat. Unfortunately, whilst best intentioned, these barriers, gates and bollards are turning our historical cities into frightened battlegrounds where fear overcomes the planning system and
You’ve won the competition Sir David, so why can’t the public see the winning design? There is a lot to be said about the worth of Pre-application Planning Consultations but everyone expected better from the renowned practice behind proposals for Edinburgh’s new SCO Concert Hall (the so called “IMPACT Centre”). Last year, the trust behind
Like a brutalist creation in the heart of the metropolis, Crumble Issue 2 looms large with a sense of foreboding over the beginning of 2018. Having debated where architecture is needed to solve today’s pressing issues, our second issue “What’s the Plan?” questions how we move forward. Issue 2 will be available online and in
We’re pleased to announce that Crumble can now be bought from the Tate Modern in London. The Tate Modern joins our growing list of stockists in Edinburgh, Manchester and London.
Crumble has been named Stack Magazine’s Student Magazine of the Year 2017. Having been shortlisted for the award earlier in 2017, Crumble was honoured to have been chosen in the face of stiff competition from both national and international independent publications.