PIN–UP 31 – MABEL O. WILSON
FALL WINTER 2021/22

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Mabel O. Wilson, photographed by Jeremy Liebman. Architect, Educator, Curator, Author — the multi-present Wilson uses architecture as a lens through which to engage with the world. For this limited edition PIN–UP edition of issue 31, she shares her ideas of radical optimism and holistic systemic renewal.

Featuring:
MABEL O. WILSON
The scholar, designer, and curator commands our attention
Interview by Emmanuel Olunkwa
Portraits by Jeremy Liebman

GAETANO PESCE
The 82-year-old maker is still full of surprises
Interview by Emmanuel Olunkwa
Portraits by Caroline Tompkins

EUGENE TSSUI
Bay Area polymath and the importance of retaining a childlike innocence
Interview by Nolan Boomer
Portraits by Damien Maloney

MAX VON WERZ
The German-raised architect leaves his mark in Mexico City
Interview by Suleman Anaya
Portraits by Rosie Marks

ALSO IN THE ISSUE:
A love story with MDF Italia in a Milanese parking lot, photographed by Francesco Nazardo; The return of rattan, by Camille Okhio; Bolade Banjo visits the late Charles Jencks’s Cosmic House in London; The Pejman Foundation in Tehran by Ahmadreza Schricker; A 1940s costume party with Alex Black, Sharifa Morris, and Maharam; Emilio Ambasz Institute director Carson Chan on his new role at MoMA; BoND Architects make their gallery debut; Peter Märkli’s architectural adventure Down Under; Victor Barragán trades fashion for design; painted cabinets by FreelingWaters; The forgotten world of Meta Memphis; and the thing about the interrobang.

PLUS: Keywords with curator Aric Chen, designer Sam Stewart, and architect Oana Stănescu.

AND: Toxic Positivy! Drew Zeiba examines Big Tech’s architectural vision for the future