PUBLICATIONS

Words too are a building material. With them, architectural culture is invented and negotiated, interrogated and communicated. Writing about architecture and cities is as important as building itself.

MYCAI – MY CAIRO – MEIN KAIRO

City Reader Collection by Esefeld & Traub

Cairo has always been a centre of arab culture. Important movements come from there again and again as well as new ideas, which soon gained importance throughout the Arab world. Selma’s essay „Kairo – Die Starke“ published in Volume 6 in the series of city readers on cosmopolitan cities based on the photographs of Barbara Armbruster and Hala Elkoussy, that seek out the many unknown sides of mega city Cairo.

ISBN 978-3-9809887-8-0

https://www.edition-et.de/mycai

BAUWELT 32.14 – WOHNEN ARBEITEN

Bauwelt is the leading German magazine for architecture and urbanism since 1910.

Selma’s cover-story for this issue is consisting of two parts: „Das WG-Haus“, the project-review on the first shared housing project in Japan/ Tokyo and “Wir wollen aus der Not eine Tugend machen” interview   with architect Satoko Shinohara of Spatial Design Studio, Tokyo.

www.bauwelt.de/3214

MOINOPOLIS  ISSUE No. 3 – OBSERVATIONS

The magazine explores contemporary issues related to society, culture, new technologies, urbanism and architecture.

To what limits can Shibuya provide security to its citizens? Selma’s photo-reportage and article „Obscure Fortress“ published in moinopolis issue no. 3. The contribution raises questions on spatial articulation in the realm of security of public, semiprivate and private space of Shibuya.

ISSN 2196-0178

www.moinopolis.org/observations

AKADEMISCHE MITTEILUNGEN – AM17 – THE OBSESSION ISSUE

AM is published by Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design. The magazine is dedicated to contemporary culture, art and design.

The seventeenth edition of the monothematic magazine is dedicated to obsessions, exzess, sensations and passions of various authors. Selma’s essay „Mapping Obsession“ focuses on retracing routes in public space though flaneurism and the discovery of ephemeral boundaries in Tokyo.

ISBN 978-3-942144-19-3

BAUWELT 23.13 – SCHATTENSPIELE

Bauwelt is the leading German magazine for architecture and urbanism since 1910.

Selma’s cover-story for this issue, consisting of two parts: „Die Cité des Arts“, the project-review of KKAA`s first project to be built in France/Besancon and “Meine Mission: Veränderung”, interview with architect Kengo Kuma of KKAA, Tokyo.

www.bauwelt.de/2313