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Boundaries, international architecture magazine, is an independent journal particularly focused on sustainable, socially engaged and humanitarian architecture, which pays strong attention to those places where new developments and ideas are arising. Boundaries is free of advertising, each issue is monographic, and all articles are accompanied by notes and a bibliography for further reading.
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reBuilding the Future: Culture

This volume explores architecture and work committed to fostering cultures. How to return to a cultural dimension where dialogue and differences regain that core value of mutual growth, which has proven, time and again, throughout history, to be a natural antidote against intolerance and totalitarianism? Today it seems that everything must be defined exclusively in economic terms, but what value does culture have?

reBuilding the Future: Healthcare

This volume explores architecture and work dedicated to improving the health and living conditions of disadvantaged populations and groups affected by disaster or war. The health crises that we witness on the horizon today cannot be tackled successfully unless we first solve the political problems that are the cause behind so much inequalities.

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Latest Boundaries’ Issues


Some review of Boundaries

  • A Focus on Humanitarian Architecture
  • Architectures for Emergencies II

A Focus on Humanitarian Architecture @Archidose

Luca Sampo's insatiable appetite for almost single-handedly presenting architecture that is socially responsible, but also beautiful, continues with these recent issues on "Architecture for Emergencies II" and "Humanitarian Architecture." Like other Boundaries issues, the projects are balanced by research, positions, interviews, and books on the topic.

  • Free Architecture

art4d, new review!

This magazine, which comes out every four months, revolves its contents around locally bound and conceived architecture and collaborations between architects and local communities. It’s only once in a while that we get to hear about some interesting movements of contemporary architecture from Rome

  • Do-it-yourself Architecture

Boundaries goes strong!

As more and more magazines of various like cease publication each year (87 in 2013 according to one source, though over 100 started in the same period) or fold into all-digital versions, it's always good to see titles going strong, particularly in the realms of architecture and urbanism.

  • Contemporary Architecture in Africa

Two reviews from Archidose

Each issue is structured into sections: News, Perspective, Architecture, Ideas, That Was the Year..., and Book Reviews. The Architecture section makes up the bulk of each issue and highlights particular types of buildings or related strands within the theme

  • Free Architecture

Free Architecture @Archidose

What is "free architecture"? According to Boundaries editor-in-chief Luc Sampò it recalls "free software," which is the forerunner of the open-source movement, where code is shared amongst programmers rather than horded as proprietary

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As more and more magazines of various like cease publication each year or fold into all-digital versions, it’s always good to see titles going strong!
J. Hill, from New York
Boundaries is the best Architecture Magazine out there. GREAT seller. FAST shipper even though it came all the way from Italy. Super cool “magazine”!
D. Morris, from USA
I just revived my order, I want to thank you for your work, I simply love the magazine. Can’t wait for the next one!
S.B., France
È la rivista di architettura piu interessante che ho mai letto!
Julia B., Italy
Arrivée très rapide, avec une attention particulière pour chaque commande. très bien, livre en parfait état et très intéressant.
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I really appreciate your take on the current architectural discourse. The most interesting things taking place, are actually taking place outside our normal focus area. Boundaries seems to me to be the publication that has most consistently recognized this phenomenon.
Prof. Hans Narve Skotte, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Thanks and congratulations for your super interesting magazine!
The first issue, Contemporary Architecture in Africa, does an excellent in job in presenting buildings, projects, books, and histories on the continent.
John Hill, Architect, blogger, curator of Archidose
Well done and keep on going!
Carlo M.
Boundaries speaks of entirely dissimilar colours. And that is suddenly warmingly welcome. And this is good, and it feels right.
Pedro Gadanho, Design curator at MoMA, New York
I think what you are doing is most needed in this world; a re-definition of our role as architects is long due.
Anne Feenstra, AFIR Architects
È davvero un atto di coraggio, di cui si sentiva la mancanza.
Francesca De Filippi, Il Giornale dell'Architettura
Container Architectures is an especially good issue, loaded with some of the best examples in the still-popular trend.
John Hill, Architect, blogger, curator of Archidose
I really appreciate a magazine with no advertising. I think it’s difficult to reach that goal, but you are doing it.
So, keep going on!
Kenny V.
Thank you for bringing us a fresh and relevant new publication. One that is in tune with the times.
Stan & Jess Field, Field Architecture
Ve la consiglio!
Claudie D.
Fantastico, complimenti!
Angelica D.G.
Informative and well put together. Important subject.
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