11.27.2015

​Excerpt from “Belyayevo Forever” by Kuba Snopek

“Belyayevo Forever: a strategy for preserving a generic Soviet mass-housing estate, based on its intangible value” is a book by Polish architect and researcher Kuba Snopek. The book grew from a research made in 2010 — 2011 at Strelka Institute and is dedicated to Soviet apartment blocks in the Moscow suburb of Belyayevo. This November the research…
06.19.2014

We’ve launched print-on-demand editions

“They look great, where can I buy one?” “Um, Amazon. And iTunes.” “You mean they’re only ebooks?” How many times have we had that conversation in the last two years? Though digital reading is now mundanely routine in some form or other, people are still attached to the idea of the printed book. And while many of our readers…
06.13.2014

New and improved ebook editions

We've been busy improving the reading experience of all our ebooks, and we're pleased to say that they’re now clearer and, frankly, much nicer. The content is all exactly the same, but hopefully the reader’s experience is much improved.As epub technology keeps evolving, publishers have to keep pace. One of the longstanding challenges of designing for ebooks…
01.15.2014

Strelka Press in The Observer and Verso reviews

The Observer has recently published a review of some of the most interesting small book publishers worldwide. The Institute’s publishing programme Strelka Press is on the list. You can find the full list of publishers and descriptions of their work on The Guardian website.Two Strelka Press essays were previously acknowledged as one of the best publications…
12.25.2013

Strelka rated one of Europe's best school of architecture

For the second time, Strelka has been listed among the one hundred best European schools of architecture and design in a guide issued by DOMUS magazine. The 2014 edition is available in both printed and digital format and contains detailed descriptions of selected schools, their educational methods, prominent professors and alumni. The free iPad edition can be…
09.26.2013

Strelka Institute at the Lisbon Architecture Triennale

Strelka Institute will take part in the Institute Effect exhibition, taking place during the third Lisbon Architecture Triennale, 2013. Strelka will inhabit part of the MUDE Design and Fashion Museum with an installation about the institute’s role in Moscow and its place in a global discourse. Featuring its publishing arm, Strelka Press, the exhibition will…
04.25.2013

A digital road trip

Inspired by Edge City, the architectural photographer Ludwig Abache has recreated Justin McGuirk’s journey around São Paulo through a series of Google Streetview images.Abache wrote to us, saying: “I became absorbed by the writing and found it so detailed that I believed to be able to mirror [his] drive using Streetview.”The result is uncannily accurate,…
03.20.2013

Ebooks and blueberries

  Last week the Office for National Statistics announced it was adding ebooks to the “typical basket of goods” used for calculating inflation – along with white rum and blueberries. The move is representative of the fact that ebooks are today both a significant and growing market in the United Kingdom. The question is why did it take so long? The…
03.05.2013

In Their Opinion

The Work of Opinion in the Age of Digital Reproduction Six weeks ago the architect, critic (and Strelka author) Sam Jacob inaugurated an “opinion” column for design website Dezeen. With Jacob’s first three articles now published, what can be gleaned about the work of opinion in the age of digital reproduction?After six years of avoiding doing what the…
02.18.2013

OK-RM in conversation

Strelka Magazine's editor Jack Self caught up with Rory McGrath, from graphic design practise OK-RM, to talk to him about work for the Strelka Institute and Strelka Press, which has been nominated for the 2013 Design Museum Design of the Year award. Jack Self: You founded OK-RM in 2008 with Oliver Knight. Could you tell me how the firm got started? Rory…

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